Idemitsu and LG Chem hope that this collaboration and patent sharing agreement will accelerate the development of new high-performance OLED materials. Through this cooperative arrangement, both companies will strongly support the OLED business of LG Display - but will also offer the outcome of this collaboration to other display companies.
Idemitsu Kosan recently announced a plan to expand its OLED material production capacity by 70%. In the past two years the company signed development agreements with BOE Display, Merck and Doosan Corporation. In January 2016 we posted an interview with Idemitsu's electronics materials chief.