South Korean semiconductor etching equipment maker APTC will be opening up offices in the US to target the industry heavyweights, according to its CEO last week.“Our Silicon Valley offices will open in October this year,” said Choi Woo-hyoung, head of APTC on Aug. 17. “Our goal is to partner with th
LG Electronics is in talks with BOE on buying smartphone OLED panels from the Chinese display maker, according to industry sources on July 1. This means there’s a good chance that the new smartphones from LG next year would be fitted with BOE’s OLED screens.For LG Display, this isn’t good news becau
Samsung Electronics has announced that it’s planning to release a wide range of foldable smartphones in the near future.“We expect to release various different types of foldable phones,” said Lee Jong-min, a senior vice president of Samsung Electronics’ mobile business. “In addition to the tablet-ty
HIMS, a South Korean manufacturer of Fine Metal Masks (FMM) for small-and-mid-sized OLED panels, is expected see a sales boost from its Chinese operations.Market estimates for HIMS’ revenues this year are at 80 billion won (US$ 67.3 million), just shy of the 90 billion won-plus figure two years ago.
BOE of China’s mask tensor orders are expected to create competition between domestic companies. It is expected to be intense as the company that receives orders this time is likely to continue supplying BOE’s new plants.According to the industry on the 9th, the mask tensor orders for B12, the third
AUO, The No. 1 display company in Taiwan, has confirmed that it is building a new OLED pilot line (test production). AUO has been producing OLEDs in the low-grade deposition process production lines. However, it has introduced 'printing OLED' and 'micro-LED display' with the direction of next-genera