Asahi opens TFT-LCD substrate plant in Taiwan

Established with an investment of more than TWD 10 billion, Asahi Glass Fine Techno Co., an affiliate of Japan-based Asahi Glass group, started operations on 24 October.
The newly established company…

Established with an investment of more than TWD 10 billion, Asahi Glass Fine Techno Co., an affiliate of Japan-based Asahi Glass group, started operations on 24 October. The newly established company is located at the Yunlin High-tech Industrial Park, in central Taiwan, and will produce thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) substrates. The company is Asahi“s largest investment in Taiwan. The Yunlin plant is expected to turn out three million square meters of TFT-LCD substrates a year. It is forecast to turn out 80,000-100,000 pieces of film per month after July next year, when the production lines are scheduled to be in place.