LG Display wins China’s approval to open OLED factory

The Guangzhou plant will focus on TV panels.



LG Display got Chinese government endorsement to construct an OLED show industrial facility there, the organization said Tuesday.

The plant in Guangzhou will for the most part deliver OLED (natural light transmitting diode) boards for TVs. The manufacturing plant will at first mean to deliver 60,000 boards every month and after that slowly increase to 90,000 every month.

The manufacturing plant will worked with 2.6 trillion won ($2.33 billion) in capital. South Korea-based LG has a 70 percent stake. The Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District controls the other 30 percent.

LG hopes to beginning of large scale manufacturing in the second 50% of 2019.

Endorsement for the new plant comes a long time after LG was accounted for to supply 2 million to 4 million OLED screens for iPhones as Apple attempts to bring down the cost of some new models anticipated that would dispatch in September.

Beforehand, Apple was subject to Samsung – its adversary in the cell phone showcase – for OLED shows.


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