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Sony, Samsung agree on amorphous TFT-LCD joint venture

Posted: 31 Oct 2003 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:sony? samsung electronics? amorphous tft lcd? tft lcd panel? active matrix lcd?

Sony Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd have signed an MoU with the intention to establish a joint venture for the manufacture of the 7th generation (7G) amorphous TFT-LCD panels. The joint venture is scheduled to be established in the first quarter of 2004.

The joint venture will be supported by the two companies and will install 7G amorphous TFT-LCD panel production equipments in Samsung's Tangjeong, ChungCheongNam-Do, South Korea facility. The production line is expected to reach a production capacity of tens of thousands sheets monthly (substrate base) by summer 2005 requiring a capital investment of approximately $2 billion. Other details are subject to further discussion and agreement between the two companies.

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