Japan Display

Apple Supplier Japan Display Receives $636 Million Bailout

Japan Display, one of Apple’s leading supplier of iPhone screens, is set to receive $636 million (¥75 billion) in aid from the Japanese government-backed Innovation Network Corp, which is also its largest shareholder. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Japanese panel provider has seen its core business slump due to intense price pressure and competition from OLED technology, which...

Japan Display to Start Producing OLED Smartphone Displays by 2018

According to a Reuters report, Japan Display has announced it will start manufacturing organic light emitting diode (OLED) panels for smartphones and tablets in order to compete with its South Korean rivals amid reports of Apple planning to adopt the technology for its future iPhones: "We will take advantage of our advanced thin-film transistor technology in...

Apple Said to Increase iPhone 6s Display Orders Ahead of Launch

Apple is preparing for strong iPhone sales, at least that’s what Japan Display's new CEO suggests in an interview with Reuters. He told the news agency, that Japan Display's biggest client (Apple) is increasing orders ahead of the highly anticipated iPhone 6s launch. While he didn't mention the iPhone maker by name, he said: "They're coming...

Japan Display Confirms New $1.4 Billion LCD Plant for Apple

According to a Reuters report, Japan Display has today confirmed its plans to build a new $1.4 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturing plant, in an effort to become Apple's primary display supplier. Last month, the same source reported that Japan Display is seeking a partnership with the Cupertino giant in building a display manufacturing plant, which...

Japan Display Seeks Apple Partnership for iPhone Display Plant

In an effort to become the main supplier of iPhone touchscreens, Japan Display has been considering its alternatives and has come up with a solution which could benefit both parties, a plant built by Apple and used by Japan Display to manufacture screens, according to anonymous sources speaking with Reuters. The investment required to build...