LG’s 32-, 47- and 55-inch TV LCD panels will be produced at their Second 8th Generation Production Line ‘P8E(Extension)’

Korean Manufacturer LG announced today that starts mass production at its second 8th generation plant P8E (Extension) in Paju Display Cluster, where will primarily manufacture 32-, 47- and 55-inch TV LCD panels from its 2,200mm X 2,500mm glass substrates with initial monthly capacity of 30,000 input sheets.

LG Display is planning to adjust the ramp-up schedule of P8E flexibly depending on market conditions and to increase the number to 120,000 sheets by the year’s end.

8th generation plant P8E (Extension) in Paju Display Cluster

Market researcher DisplaySearch reported that global LCD TV market broke through the 100 million mark for the first time in 2008 to reach 113 million units. The number grew to 163 million units in 2009 and is forecast to continue its fast-paced growth to post 195 million units in 2010 and 216 million units in 2011.

Source: LG

Related posts

NEC updates LaVie ultrabooks with larger displays, faster CPUs

It has been almost a year since NEC launched its first LaVie ultrabooks so it’s time for them to get an upgrade. And here it is – NEC now has a new LaVie ultrabook that comes with a larger display and a faster processor. Unlike the older LaVie ultrabooks that have 10.1-inch displays, the...

iPhone 5 pre-ordered more than 2 million times

The iPhone 5 pre-order campaign has broken all previous records set by Apple devices with the smartphone being pre-ordered more than 2 million times in the last few days. This is in sharp contrast with its predecessor – the iPhone 4S, which barely reached 1 million pre-orders...

OCZ launches low profile version of Vertex 3 SSD

OCZ has added a low profile version of its Vertex 3 SSD to its product list. What does the novelty bring to the end users? Smaller dimensions for one thing with the new drive coming with a height of 7 mm, which is 2.5 mm slimmer than most 2.5-inch drives. Other specs largely coincide...

Leave a comment