It was revealed that public tendering began regarding BOE’s 5.5G AM-OLED project on ICB Operator, a Chinese international tendering network site.
BOE possesses Gen 5.5 AMOLED line in Ordos, and is preparing mass production using SNU’s evaporator. It is analyzed that the additional investment regarding Gen 5.5 AMOLED project has been confirmed as SNU evaporator yield has mostly settled. It is estimated that BOE’s mass production of AMOLED panel for mobile will be able to begin earnestly in the second half of the year.
<Source: ICB Operator>
Chinese panel companies aiming for mass production of AMOLED panel for mobile in 2015 are Visionox, Truly, Tianma, and EverDisplay as well as BOE. Of these, EverDisplay is known to be already supplying panel’s sample base.
The focus is now on how the active mass production of Chinese OLED panel companies will affect the OLED industry which is currently being led by Korea’s Samsung Display and LG Display.