LG.Philips starts mass production at Korean TFT-LCD factory

September 24, 2004 – LG.Philips LCD Co. Ltd. has announced that its new sixth-generation TFT-LCD fabrication plant, “P6,” in Gumi, South Korea, began mass production last month. The plant will produce TFT-LCDs (thin-film transistor liquid crystal displays) for large- and wide-screen LCD TVs and desktop monitors.

P6’s focus will be on on 32- , 37-, and 42-inch wide screens for TV applications as well as large and wide PC monitors, such as 17-inch, said the company.

Currently in the first phase of ramp-up, the plant will reach its full-production capacity of 90,000 sheets/month, which represents approximately 250,000 square meters of input glass, by 3Q05.


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