Sharp to double LCD Panel Production Capacity

To meet strong demand for LCD panels for TVs, Sharp will double current production capacity at its LCD panel plant located in GREEN FRONT SAKAI, Sakai City, Japan, to 72,000 substrates per month. This LCD panel plant is the first in the world to employ 10th-generation glass substrates. Using Sharp’s proprietary UV2A photo-alignment technology, the plant produces high-contrast panels offering outstanding energy efficiency in screen sizes of 40 inches and larger. The Sharp GREEN FRONT SAKAI plant is currently in full operation, running at an input capacity of 36,000 substrates per month. Sharp will be creating LCD panels featuring its proprietary UV2A technology and four-primary-color technology at this state-of-the-art plant.