Due to the decline in shipments, in September 2018, sales of Taiwanese tablet makers Innolux and Haoyu Caixian all declined.
Innolux's revenue in September was NT$24.4 billion (US$788.22 million), which was the same as last month, but it was down 9.5% year-on-year. Among them, large-size panel shipments were 11.03 million units, down 0.2% from the previous month; small and medium-sized panel shipments reached 22.36 million units, down 9.9% from the previous month.
Innolux’s third-quarter revenue was NT$73.9 billion, up 11.2% from the previous quarter but down 7% year-on-year. In the third quarter, total shipments of large-size panels increased by 3.5% from the previous quarter to 33.12 million units, and shipments of small and medium-sized panels increased by 9.3% to 74.6 million units.
At the same time, Hanyu Caijing's revenue in September fell 13.1% from the previous month, down 45.9% year-on-year to NT$1,153 million, of which small panel shipments fell 3.2% from the previous month to 34.43 million. However, shipments of display panels and private label large-size products increased by 19.2% year-on-year to 176,000 units in September. Revenue in the third quarter reached NT$4,102 million, down 38.39% year-on-year.