- Sony Mobile Display
company_name = Sony Mobile Display Corporation
company_type = Subsidiary of Sony Corporation
October 22, 1997
Higashiura, Aichi, Japan
key_people = Hisao Hayashi, President
products = LCD panels
capital = 231 million yen
num_employees = 15,000 (December 2007)
Sony: 86%, Toyota Industries: 14%
Sony Mobile Display Corporation is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation and produces low-temperature polysilicon
TFT LCDpanels for use in mobile products such as camcorders, digital cameras, mobile phones, etc. Its manufacturing plants are located in Higashiura, Aichiand Yasu, Shiga, Japan.
In 1997, ST Liquid Crystal Display Corporation (STLCD), a 50:50 joint venture between Sony Corporation and Toyota Industries Corporation, was established in
Higashiura, Aichi, Japan. In 2005, Sony and Toyota Industries acquired International Display Technology Corporation (IDTech) and renamed it to ST Mobile Display Corporation (STMD). In December 2007, STLCD and STMD were merged to form Sony Mobile Display Corporation.
Sony's development and mass production lines for
OLEDs are located in Sony Mobile Display's facility.
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