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SHARP in 2017 to stop the supply of Samsung LED screen panel?

SHARP in 2017 to stop the supply of Samsung LED screen panel?

2017-01-12

According to South Korean media reported rumors, SHARP has informed the factory of Korea SamSung (Samsung), since 2017 will no longer provide LED screen panel to Samsung, Samsung makes the face panel gap of approximately 4 million pieces per year, emergency orders to another Korean panel maker LGD, according to the “Daily News” the science and technology news that SHARP Hon Hai shares investment, since the beginning of 2017 will sprint TV market. In the current panel production capacity, can not meet the needs of all, so SHARP will raise panel price, Samsung is no longer inclined to buy the SHARP panel.
It is understood that the beginning of 2017, SHARP in Foxconn under the leadership of the TV market operation will be a major change. First of all, will be closed off Foxconn currently owned TV brand Infocus, further sprint SHARP brand TV volume and market. On 2017 for Hon Hai SHARP TV market, also set a target of 20 million units shipments. However, in 2016, SHARP TV reached only 4 million units of the standard level. So, to achieve the Foxconn set by the 2017 target, the key is to solve two major problems with the panel supply on the market.
In the panel supply issue, Hon Hai plans by SHARP itself, and to supply the needs of the panel. As for the display module (LCM), on demand, is the display module factory by the Hon Hai’s Foxconn in Nanjing to build, assist from the display module integrated into the assembly work, and this part will also provide some assistance, and to meet the demand of the target.