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Tadashi Uno

About Tadashi Uno

Tadashi is the Director, Materials and Components Market Research for DisplaySearch. He is focused on components and materials used in TFT LCD manufacturing.
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China Increasing LCD Glass Import Duty in 2014

China’s Ministry of Finance has announced that import duties for Gen 6 and smaller LCD glass substrates will increase from 4% to 6% in 2014, while duties for Gen 7 and larger will remain at 4%. As far as we know, import duties on aluminosilicate cover glass will also remain unchanged, at 3%. Continue Reading

Glass Makers Promote High-Performance Products at FPDI

As previously reported, FPD international 2011 in Yokohama had fewer FPD exhibits this year; also lacking were exhibits for major components like color filters, polarizers, and backlight units.

However, glass makers had a strong presence. Corning got a lot of attention for its Lotus announcement, but other glass makers showed new technology as well. There were several advancements in cover glass, high performance substrates, and thin glass.
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