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UDC and LG Chem expect many synergies thanks to their strategic partnership (photo: Universal Display Corporation / LG Chem)

Universal Display Corporation and LG Chem announce strategic OLED host partnership

Universal Display Corporation, an enabler of energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED technology and materials, and LG Chem, Ltd., Korea’s largest diversified chemical company, have announced a strategic OLED host partnership. Expanding on its decade-long partnership, Universal Display (UDC) and LG Chem will work together to develop and commercialise red, green and yellow OLED host materials.


Impressions from Touch Taiwan (photo: Chan Chao International)

Touch Taiwan to open in August, gathering cross-domain forces to tap future opportunities

As a grand annual event for Taiwan’s display industry, Touch Taiwan 2019 – Display International will run 28-30 August at the first floor of Hall 1, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, with Smart Manufacturing & Monitech Taiwan to be held alongside. Many industrial associations, including Taiwan Display Union Association (TDUA), Taiwan TFT LCD Association (TTLA), Taiwan Flat Panel Display Materials & Devices Association (TDMDA), Taiwan Electronic Equipment Industry Association (TEEIA), and the Society for Information Display (SID) Taipei Chapter, have joined forces to create one of the most iconic professional trade fairs for the display sector.



BASF starts up plant for functionalising foils in Münster

In the presence of the minister of economics of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Prof Andreas Pinkwart, and Münster’s mayor Markus Lewe, a plant for coating foils was started up on the BASF company premises in Münster. Innovative materials applied layer by layer in an ultra-thin coat give foils additional properties, thus “functionalising” them. BASF developed the innovative coating technology and the first product – a barrier foil – within a very short time.


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