CPT Focuses on New Small-Size Panels

Chunghwa Picture Tubes is preparing to strengthen development and production of panels for industrial computing devices and automobiles, to raise value and margins. The company said that it shipped 101 million small- and medium-size panels in Q1 (down 1.2% YoY), of which 42 million were for smartphones (-3%), 10.3 million for tablets (up 2.5%) and 3.6 million for in-car use (up 56%). The company will begin production of 7″, 8″ and 10.1″ embedded touch tablet panels soon.