30 Dec '11, 5pm

#Kyocera offers lifetime #LCD supply #semiconductors

#Kyocera offers lifetime #LCD supply #semiconductors

PORTLAND, Ore.—A lifetime supply of liquid-crystal displays (LCDs) is being guaranteed to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) by Kyocera Corp., which recently extended its acquisition of LCD and touchscreen suppliers by purchasing Optrex Corp. Last year, Kyocera (Kyoto, Japan) acquired Sony's small- and medium-sized LCD fab, and last week it added Optrex (Tokyo) to its manufacturing base for OEM displays and touchscreens. Optrex specializes in ruggedized displays for industrial, automotive, medical, telecommunications and appliances. As Kyocera integrates this new capacity into its thin-film components group, thereby extending its growing array of industrial quality displays and touchscreens, the company is also extending to OEMs, regardless of size, a guarantee that they will have a supply of displays indefinitely. "We have customers who only order a few hundred LCDs ...

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