Kunetch

Kuntech (officially Shaanxi Kuntech Semiconductor Technology) was established in 2018 in Xian, Shaanxi, China with an aim to become an AMOLED producer.

Royole

Royole logoRoyole was established in 2012 to develop novel display technologies and IP. Royole is constructing a $1.7 billion 5.5-Gen (45,000 monthly substrates) flexible AMOLED production facility in Shenzhen, China. The new fab is scheduled to begin operation in 2018.

EverDisplay Optronics

EverDisplay Optronics logoEverDisplay Optronics (also known as Hehui Optoelectroics) established in Shanghai, China in October 2012 aims to establish China's first AMOLED LTPS production facility.

Everdisplay started mass producing 5" 720p AMOLED displays towards the end of 2014 in a 4.5-Gen line with a monthly capacity of 20,000 substrates. Since then the company added more displays - wearable panels and larger 5.5" ones. Everdisplay is also developing flexible panels, transparent panels and high-density AMOLEDs for VR applications. According to reports, Xiaomi's Redmi Pro smartphone uses EDO's (and BOE's) 5.5" FHD AMOLED panels.

Guangzhou New Vision Optoelectronic

Guangzhou New Vision logoNew Vision Optoelectronic was established in August 2010 in Guangzhou with an aim to become an AMOLED producer. The company is collaborating with the South China University of Technology (SCUT) and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Skyworth.

Samsung Display

Samsung Display, the world's largest display maker was spun off from Samsung Electronics in April 2012. In July 2012 Samsung Mobile Display was merged into Samsung Display, which maintains two display units: OLED and LCD.

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT)

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT, also called Shenzhen Huaxing Photoelectric Technology) is a China based display producer (owned by TCL, Century Science & Technology Investment and Samsung Display). The company is producing small and large LCD panels and is developing OLED technologies.

In March 2012 it was reported that the company plans to enter the AMOLED market. The original plan was to start production by the end of 2012 in a 4.5-Gen LTPS line, but that never materialized. In October 2012 AUO filed a law suit against two of its former executives that allegedly stole technologies (including AMOLED related ones) from the company and supplied it to CSOT.

Japan Display

Japan Display (JDI) is a small/medium display maker, formed in September 2011 by the merger of Sony’s, Toshiba’s and Hitachi’s display businesses and funded by Japan’s government fund Innovation Network Corporation (INCJ), which holds 70% of the shares.

JDI considers OLEDs to be the “core technology” of the next generation small size and medium size displays, and in 2017 the company announced that it is going to perform a "last-chance" restructuring to focus on OLEDs as there is "no future for the smartphone panel business without OLED". JDI requires around $1.7 billion to start OLED production, and is now raising the funds needed - looking for partners in Japan and China.