Picvue Optoelectronics to ignite Taiwan’s first TFT LCD glass furnace this month

Picvue Optoelectronics Technology, a subsidiary of Picvue Electronics, has scheduled igniting Taiwan’s first TFT LCD glass-smelting furnace this month.

If everything goes smoothly, the company will begin volume production and shipments of 0.7- to 1.1mm-thin glass substrates for Taiwanese TFT LCD and color filter (CF) producers by November.

If warranted by market conditions, the company also plans to begin operating a second TFT LCD glass-smelting furnace by the middle of next year.

Corning’s TFT LCD glass melting and forming plant in the Tainan Science-Based Industrial Park (TSIP) will not be ready until the first quarter of next year.

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