Asia Express - East Asian ICT
Display - Asahi to Up PDP Filter Capacity by 60% in 2005
November 15, 2004
Foreseeing boost in demand for PDPs (Plasma Display Panels) in 2005, Asahi has decided to expand its PDP filter capacity by 60% before April 2005.


Additional equipment will be set up in Asahi's domestic Chiba plant and Aichi plant at a cost of 1.5 billion yen (US$14.1 million; US$1= 106.5 yen). The expansion is expected to bring Asahi's annual capacity from 2.5 million units to four million units.