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.

BOE Display

BOE Display, founded in 1993 in Beijing China, is one of the world's leading display maker, producing both LCDs and OLEDs. BOE also produces LCD backlighting units and solar panels.

Sichaun CCO

Sichaun CCO Display Technology was established in 2008 in Chengdu, China by Changhong Electronics group and Chengdu Hi-Tech Investment Group.

Sichuan CCO produces PMOLED displays and has an annual capacity of 12 million 1-inch displays. The company's PMOLED displays range from 0.7" monochrome to 2.5" full color.

Wintek

Wintek, established in 1990 in Taiwan produces touch panels and LCD displays (with factories in China, Taiwan and India).

In 2011 it was reported that Wintek is building a 4-Gen LTPS OLED fab in Southern Taiwan in collaboration with Tianma, but this fab never materialized.

Tianma

Tianma Micro-Electronics is a China-based display producer that was established in 1983. TianMa has been active with OLED R&D since 2010.

Innolux

Innolux was established in 2009 in taiwan as a merger between Innolux, CMO and TPO. Both TPO and CMO had OLED subsidiaries. The company was known as Chimei Innolux up until October 2012 when it decided to change its name back to Innolux.

CMO’s OLED subsidiary was called Chi Mei EL Corporation (CMEL) and was producing AMOLED displays until the merger (the company was producing panels up to 7.6” in size). TPO was developing small (3” and 4”) AMOLED displays but had some technical difficulties.

LG Display

LG Display logoLG Display, based in Korea, is one of the world's largest display makers. LGD produces screens for TVs, laptops and mobile devices.

LG Display is producing OLED TV panels and also flexible OLEDs for mobile devices - wearables and smartphones (branded as pOLEDs).

AU Optronics

Taiwan's AUO (AU Optronics) was formed in 2001, by the merger of Acer Display and Unipac Optoelectronics. Later in 2006 AUO merged with Quanta Display. AUO is the world's number 3 manufacturer of TFT-LCDs.

In 2006 AUO became the world's first AMOLED producer but in 2007 the company decided to shift focus back to LCD, and stopped investing in OLEDs.

Visionox

Visionox logo (2018)Visionox is based in China and was founded by Tsinghua University and other investors in 2001 with an aim to develop and manufacture OLED display and lighting panels.

The company has been producing PMOLED displays for many years, and has begun AMOLED production in late 2015. In 2018 Visionox announced that it started to produce flexible AMOLED displays at its new 6-Gen OLED fab, in Hebei Province.

In May 2018 Visionox demonstrated its many PMOLED and AMOLED displays and prototypes at SID 2018.

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