Rohm

Rohm logoRohm is a Japanese company established in 1958 that is making discrete semiconductors, passive components, displays and integrated circuits.

Rohm has an active OLED program working on OLED Lighting (Rohm owns a part of Lumiotec), displays and microdisplays.

First-o-lite

First-O-Lite was established in 2010 in Nanjing, China. The company is developing OLED lighting panels (based on a hybrid tandem architecture) and has a 2-Gen OLED lighting production fab that is currently producing 70 lm/W OLED lighting panels.

First-O-Lite focuses on finding niche OLED applications, mostly the health market, and it has released 29 products into the Chinese market aimed for babies and kids lighting. In March 2017 we posted an article detailing the company's current product offering and its strategy and roadmaps.

Blackbody

Blackbody logoBlackbody is an OLED lighting developer and manufacturer. Blackbody covers all the aspects from design study to mass production. The company offers OLED lamps and installations (it does not offer stand alone panels), and sometimes use 3rd-party panels in its OLED lamps.

Kaneka

Kaneka logoKaneka is a Japanese materials company that active with plastics, PVC and caustic soda, foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals and other markets.

Pioneer

Pioneer, based in Japan, was founded in 1938, and is producing home and car electronics systems. Pioneer was the first company to actually make OLED displays - back in 1998. Pioneer still makes PMOLED panels, but the company exited from the AMOLED display market in 2005.

In February 2010, Pioneer announced it has entered the OLED Lighting market, together with Mitsubishi Chemicals. Pioneer is producing the panels using Mitsubishi's technology. They are sold under the Verbatim brand.

Showa Denko (SDK)

Showa Denko (SDK) is a chemical producer established in 1908 in Japan, with a wide range of products and target markets.

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).

Fraunhofer FEP

Fraunhofer FEP logoFraunhofer FEP (The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology) is a research institute that focuses on innovative solutions in the fields of vacuum coating, surface treatment and organic semi­conductors.

The core competences technologies for the organic electronics and IC/system design are electron beam technology, sputtering, plasma-activated deposition and high-rate PECVD. The Fraunhofer FEP offers a wide range of possibilities for research, development and pilot production, especially for OLED microdisplays, organic and inorganic sensors, optical filters and flexible OLED lighting as well as the processing, sterilization, structuring and refining of surfaces.

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