It is reported that Applied Materials has indicated that it has established display equipment manufacturing centers and R&D laboratories in the Southern Science Industrial Park (STSP) in Taiwan to explore advanced display materials and equipment such as 10.5G LCD panels and flexible and rigid OLED display solutions. Business opportunity.
At the inauguration ceremony held recently, Applied Materials' president and CEO Gary E Dickerson said that display applications are now ubiquitous, and the proliferation of new technologies and designs has greatly enhanced the visual experience in a variety of applications, while materials engineering It also plays a key role in advancing technological progress.
Dickerson pointed out that after 30 years of operation in Taiwan, Applied Materials has been one of the most important partners in Taiwan's semiconductor and display industry. The establishment of this new factory can fully demonstrate the company's determination to continue investing in Taiwan. The center covers an area of 5.1 hectares and the construction cost exceeds NT$3 billion (US$95.65 million). He also stressed that the establishment of the center will not only bring more employment opportunities and technological innovation to the local area, but also promote the development of the local equipment supply chain.
At the same time, CJ Chen, vice president of Applied Materials' Taiwan, said that the company will mass produce 10.5G LCD and OLED display devices and introduce advanced technological innovations, which will greatly enhance the R&D and production capacity of Taiwan's display devices.
At the same time, the escalating trade conflict between China and the United States has also prompted many Taiwanese companies in mainland China to step up their migration to Taiwan. In the first five months of 2019, the Taiwan government has approved 61 overseas investment applications from Taiwanese companies with a total investment of more than $310 billion, creating more than 30,000 jobs.