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LG Display installs production equipment at plastic OLED plant

By Korea Herald

Published : July 6, 2016 - 14:22

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[THE INVESTOR] LG Display said on July 6 it has installed new production equipment for the sixth-generation plastic organic light-emitting diode or POLED panels at its plant in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province.

The equipment installation comes after the display-making unit of LG Group invested a combined 1.5 trillion won (US$1.3 billion) into the facilities over the past year.
 
Plastic OLED production equipment is transferred to LG Display’s plant in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, on July 6. / LG Display Plastic OLED production equipment is transferred to LG Display’s plant in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, on July 6. / LG Display

The POLED production is expected to start within the first half of next year after test operations.

Plastic-based OLED is a key to futuristic display technologies such as bendable, rollable and foldable displays for smartphones and other mobile devices. 


By Lee Ji-yoon (jylee@heraldcorp.com)