Samsung Display Huge Following Merger

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Seoul, South Korea-based Samsung Display Co., Ltd., a major player of course in display panel technologies and consumer products, has begun conducting business as a newly merged corporation with Samsung Mobile Display and S-LCD corporations.

Samsung Display is now claiming position as the world’s largest display manufacturer; with 39,000 employees and seven production facilities worldwide.

Oh-hyun Kwon, vice-chairman and CEO of Samsung Electronics, was elected CEO of Samsung Display at the general meeting of stockholders and board of directors.

“Samsung Display is destined to attain virtually unlimited growth, through continuous efforts to combine our proven know-how in the display field with an overwhelming creative spirit,” says Kwon. “Our combined strengths will guide Samsung’s display business through the next decade and longer, in turning the many synergistic benefits of the company into far-reaching, tangible results.”

Samsung Display also decided upon a new corporate slogan ‘displays beyond imagination’.

Through its merger with Samsung Mobile Display and S-LCD corporations, Samsung Display plans to expand the company’s management efficiencies, while optimizing the synergistic effects of its LCD (liquid crystal display) and OLED (organic light-emitting diode) business initiatives. The company also intends to strengthen its global competitive edge by combining OLED production technology with precision large panel operations and seasoned supply chain management.

As a total solution provider, Samsung Display strives to advance the future with next-generation technologies featuring ultra-thin, energy-efficient, flexible, foldable and transparent displays.

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