Innolux G5 LCD Fab Utilization Increase to 80-90%

Innolux Display, a Taiwan-based LCD panel and system manufacturer, indicated that the utilization rate at its G5 TFT LCD fabrication plant increased to 80-90%, a marked improvement from 50-60% at the end of 2008. What happened? Demand for LCD panels geared toward LCD monitors increased in Q4’08. Internal demand for LCD panels manufactured by Innolux is about 30%.

Innolux’s shipments of LCD monitor sets in January and February totaled 2 million units. The company expects LCD monitor set shipments to significantly grow to three million units in March.

Innolux will commence shipment of small/medium capacitive touch panels in March. The company will also enter the notebok PC LCD panel market and begin shipping 13.3″ and 15.6″ in April. 

Source: DigiTimes

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