AGC Asahi Glass Builds TFT-LCD Glass Substrates Plant
AGC Asahi Glass/JP establishes a new production base for TFT-LCD glass substrates in Shenzhen/CN. After a new company is jointly established with Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co. Ltd./CN, a glass substrate processing line will be installed at the plant. Mass-production reportedly is planned to start in 2019.
AGC has been enhancing its supply system to meet expanding demand for glass in China by establishing processing bases in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, and Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, as well as a base to manufacture raw glass for TFT-LCDs in Huizhou, Guangdong Province. This new glass substrate-processing base will be established to meet demand in the Chinese market, which is expected to expand further in the future.