Cover Glass Demand Increasing

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Demand for cover glass is set to increase significantly as the application of touch-controlled technology has expanded to include large-size panels for outdoor advertising windows, vending machines, transparent advertisement glass, in addition to notebooks and tablet PCs, according to industry sources.

At the end of Q1’12 Foxconn affiliate G-Tech Optoelectronics, a cover glass manufacturer, will commence production of its AR (anti-reflective) coating lines that can support up to Gen 7.5 sizes. I’m all for AR, AG (anti-glare), and oleophobic coatings on cover glasses.