Asia Express - Display
Hitachi to Push PDP TV Sales Growth By 76% in 2006
December 23, 2005
According to Bloomberg, Hitachi has decided to boost PDP (Plasma Display Panel) TV sales to 1.2 million units in 2006, 76% higher than its 2005 estimate, and LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) TV sales to 750,000 units, a 3.8-fold increase than that of 2005. For this purpose, an investment of 155 billion yen and 110 billion yen has been allocated respectively for its PDP and LCD businesses. Hitachi has also planned to enlarge its flat-panel TV capacity by raising PDP monthly capacity to 300,000 units and annual capacity to 2.5 million units between 2007 and 2008.