News Articles

Friday, February 3, 2012

Corning and Samsung form new OLED glass business

Speciality glass business Corning and Samsung Mobile Display, part of the Samsung group, have signed an agreement to set up a new business that’ll produce glass substrates for the organic light emitting diode (OLED) device market. The new business will be based in South Korea and will supply OLED backplane glass substrates for Samsung Mobile Display and the broader market, from handheld devices to televisions.

Wendell P Weeks, Corning’s chairman, CEO and president, said “Corning and Samsung have a long and successful partnership in the display industry, dating back nearly 40 years to the early days of television. The strength of our business relationship is built on Corning’s ability to develop and make high-technology glass with the key attributes that enable Samsung’s next-generation displays. Together, we have led the evolution of displays – from the high-growth years of CRT, to our current successful business supplying world-leading substrates for today’s high-definition LCD TVs, and now to the launch of this important new venture to advance OLED technology.”

Samsung and Corning already have a number of supply agreements in place, including the Samsung Corning Precision Materials company formed in 1995.

Print
Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Rate this article:
No rating

Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, NewsNumber of views: 1387

Tags: samsung corning

Leave a comment

This form collects your name, email, IP address and content so that we can keep track of the comments placed on the website. For more info check our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use where you will get more info on where, how and why we store your data.
Add comment

Follow thefonecast.com

Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«August 2021»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2627282930311
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
303112345

Archive

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement