It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
LG Display invests $655 million to expand OLED HDTV mass production next year LG Display invests $655 million to expand OLED HDTV mass production next year
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


LG Display invests $655 million to expand OLED HDTV mass production next year
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 19th February 2013, 09:05   #1
[M] Reviewer
 
Stefan Mileschin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Romania
Posts: 90,855
Stefan Mileschin Freshly Registered
Default LG Display invests $655 million to expand OLED HDTV mass production next year

Sure, LG's current 55-inch OLED HDTV is pretty pricey with a US MSRP of $12K, but that may start to change next year when panel supplier LG Display kicks its new 8G production line into full gear. LG Electronics holds a 38 percent stake in the company and although it supplies screens to many others as well, the next generation of 55EM9700s will likely be a large segment of the displays produced. Although LCD manufacturers ramped up 8G facilities capable of producing six 55-inch displays from one piece of glass in the late 2000s, oversupply caused prices to drop and manufacturing to slow down, including at LG Display.

Now, new display technology is ramping up investment again, which will see this new line installed at its P9 plant in Paju, South Korea at a cost of 706 billion won ($655 million). Based on LG's WRGB OLED evaporation process, it should be capable of working with as many as 26,000 input sheets per month once it's up to full speed in the first half of 2014. Chief competitor Samsung showed off "production" OLED HDTVs last year and plenty of demo units at CES with a mid-year release planned, we'll see if it manages to keep up before / if the tech goes mainstream.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/18/l...-in-oled-hdtv/
Stefan Mileschin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Samsung Display Achieves Milestone Exceeding 300 Million OLED Panel Production Mark Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 24th January 2013 08:51
Mass Production at Intel's 14 nanometer Node Begins This Year Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 21st January 2013 10:07
Google invests $200 million in Texas wind project Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 11th January 2013 08:22
LG's first 55-inch OLED HDTV pops up in the FCC's database Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 10th December 2012 09:02
Samsung to mass produce flexible OLED display in 2013 Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 20th November 2012 07:54
Drone-maker Parrot invests $7.5 million in two EPFL spin-offs Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 27th July 2012 08:15
Sony and Panasonic team up for OLED production Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 26th June 2012 07:38
Intel Invests More Than $40 Million in Network of University Research Centers Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 25th May 2012 08:41
LG Display Begins Mass Production of World's First Plastic E-Paper Display Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 2nd April 2012 08:18
AMD Invests $7.5 Million In Transmeta jmke WebNews 1 7th July 2007 08:14

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:04.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO