Corning Rainbow's joint venture LCD glass substrate back-end processing plant officially puts into operation
On December 18, Corning and Rainbow Display Co., Ltd., with the support of the Chengdu Municipal Government, their joint venture LCD glass substrate rear-end processing plant in Shuangliu District, Chengdu, officially started production today.
Chengdu Hongning Display Glass Co., Ltd. (Chengdu Hongning) will supply 8.6 generation and above LCD glass substrates for Chengdu CEC Panda Display Technology Co., Ltd. and other panel manufacturers.
Corning and China Electronics Information Industry Group Co., Ltd. have been cooperating as early as 2010, when China Electronics was launching its first 6-generation LCD panel production line in Nanjing.
'The joint venture with Rainbow reflects Corning’s long-term commitment to in-depth cooperation with local partners to support the development of China’s display industry,' said Chen Zhishan, President of Corning Display Technology China. 'We are very happy to cooperate with China Electronics has reached this cooperation. China Electronics is one of Corning's important customers for many years.'
Corning will cooperate with its global production network to provide glass substrates for this joint venture.
'As a leader in industry innovation and market, Corning understands that in China, the world's fastest growing LCD market, deepening cooperation with the local government and industrial chain is essential.' Chen Zhishan emphasized, ' Our cooperation with China Electronics is another strong proof of Corning’s long-term support for the development of China’s display industry.'
When the company announced today’s production, Chen Chen, general manager of Rainbow Group Co., Ltd. and chairman of Rainbow Display Devices Co., Ltd. Zhongguo said: 'The commissioning of the Chengdu Hongning Display Glass Co., Ltd. plant marks another important step we have taken in combining Corning's leading technology to meet customer needs. Thanks to the Chengdu Municipal Government and the leaders of Chengdu Shuangliu District for their strong support. It took 11 months to complete the project from groundbreaking to production.'
'The 8.6+ generation glass substrate production line of Hongning Display Glass Co., Ltd. put into operation today is an open cooperation between Rainbow Group and Corning. , Another major achievement of mutual benefit and win-win results is of great significance to promoting the development of Chengdu's new display industry and promoting the transformation and upgrading of Shuangliu industry.' said Zeng Hu, deputy head of Chengdu Shuangliu District and director of the Southwest Airport Economic Development Zone Management Committee.