Sidtek starts trial production at its 12-inch OLED microdisplay fab in Wuhu

Sidtek announced that it is starting trial production of OLED microdisplays at its upcoming 12-inch fab in Wuhu, Anhui Province, China. The company is on track to initiate mass production before the end of 2024.

Sidtek is currently producing its OLED microdisplays on a 8-inch production line, also in Wuhu. The first phase of its new 12-inch fab will have a monthly capacity of 6,000 substrates, and the company is planning an expansion to 18,000 substrate (which will be ready in 2027). The total investment in the 12-inch fab (including the 2nd stage and another, third phase) is estimated at 6 billion Yuan (around $840 million USD).


Sidtek announced the list of its equipment suppliers for the fab, which includes ASML, SNU Precision, Applied Materials, and TEL. We also know that Unijet suppliers the TFE inkjet printers for Sidtek. The 12-inch fab will produce tandem stacked OLED microdisplays, which will reach a brightness of 5,000 nits.

Posted: Jun 29,2024 by Ron Mertens