DisplaySearch forecasts that Samsung's AMOLED Gen-5.5 fab ramp-up will triple AMOLED capacity by the end of 2012 (from 890,000 m2 in 2011 to 2.6 million m2 in 2012). Capacity will double again in 2013.
Most of the grown in 2012 and 2013 will come from Samsung's AMOLED fab - as other players are still watching Samsung's progress, with LG, AUO, CMI and Irico also expected to built pilot and/or mass production plants in the next two years. LCD makers are current facing a hard time, and "AMOLED displays are a bright spot in the FPD manufacturing industry, offering hope for FPD supply chain companies.".