OLED microdisplay maker Sidtek announced that it is starting to install production equipment at its 12-inch production line in Wuhu City, Anhui Province. The company says the first production line in the project is on track to start production in 2024.
Sidtek is currently producing its OLED microdisplays on a 8-inch production line, also in Wuhu. The first phase of its 12-inch fab will have a monthly capacity of 6,000 substrates, and the company is planning an expansion to 18,000 substrate. The total investment in the 12-inch fab (including the 2nd stage) 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 fab will produce tandem stacked OLED microdisplays, which will reach a brightness of 5,000 nits.