Infobox Company
company_name = S-LCD Corporation
company_type = Joint venture between Samsung Electronics and Sony
foundation = April 26 2004
location =
key_people = Won-Kie Chang: President and CEO; Keiji Nakazawa: CFO
products = Amorphous TFT LCD display panel
capital = 2.1 Trillion Korean Won
production capacity = 60,000 panels/month, 7th generation (glass panel size: 1,870 mm x 2,200 mm)
parent =Samsung Electronics: 50% plus 1 share, Sony Corporation: 50% minus 1 share

S-LCD Corporation (Hangul: 에스 엘시디, Japanese: エス・エルシーディー) is a joint venture between the Korean Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd (50% plus 1 share) and Japanese Sony Corporation (50% minus 1 share) established in April 2004 in Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea. S-LCD currently operates with a monthly production capacity of 60,000 display panels (7th Generation Amorphous Silicon) which are integrated into both Samsung Electronics and Sony LCD televisions and memory cards


*2003: Samsung Electronics and Sony sign agreement for the establishment of a joint venture for 7th generation amorphous TFT LCD panel production.
*2004: S-LCD Corporation established.
*2005: S-LCD begins shipment of 7th generation TFT LCD panels for LCD TVs.
*2008: S-LCD may be headed by Samsung alone as Sony has announced a joint venture with Sharp Corporation, in order to compete effectively with Samsung, a task made difficult by their current collaboration. [http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/article/HONSHI/20080327/149601/]

Company Agent

*CEO Jang Won-Ki (장원기, 張元基)
*CFO Masatoshi Hitomi (人見まさとし, ひとみまさとし)

Other LCD manufacturers

*LG.Philips LCD

External press links

* [http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/139872/samsung_to_invest_22b_in_lcd_plant_without_sony.html Samsung to Invest $2.2B in LCD Plant, Without Sony]
* [http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/News/Press_Archive/200407/04-0715E/index.html Sony Press Release: Grand opening ceremony of S-LCD]
* [http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/News/Press/200504/05-0419E/index.html Sony Press Release: Shipment of mass production Generation 7 amorphous TFT LCD modules]
* [http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/News/Press/200607/06-0714E/index.html Sony Press Release: 8th generation line contract]
* [http://www.sony.co.jp/SonyInfo/News/Press/200407/04-0715 Sony Japan Press Release Part 1] (in Japanese)
* [http://www.sony.co.jp/SonyInfo/News/Press/200403/04-0308A Sony Japan Press Release Part 2] (in Japanese)
* [http://www.eetimes.com/article/showArticle.jhtml?articleId=23901863 EETimes.com - Joint Sony, Samsung LCD factory opens]
* [http://www.physorg.com/news3789.html S-LCD Begins Shipment of 7th Generation TFT LCD Panels]
* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/S-LCD-has-started-delivery-of-its-first-displays-1370.shtml S-LCD has started shipping its first displays - Softpedia]
* [http://www.sprintusers.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-64173.html S-LCD (Samsung+Sony) Start on 7th Generation TFT-LCD's]
* [http://www.noticias.info/Asp/aspComunicados.asp?nid=60051 news - S-LCD BEGINS SHIPMENT OF 7TH GENERATION TFT LCD PANELS FOR LCD TVs]
* [http://www.physorg.com/news392.html S-LCD Amorphous TFT LCD Manufacturing Building Completed for 7th Generation LCDs Equipment]
* [http://www.hardwaregeeks.com/print.php?shownews=2220 HardwareGeeks.com - S-LCD Grand Opening Ceremony]

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