Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today that Innolux Corporation (TWSE: 3481) will use Corning Laser Technologies’ Large Platform Cutting Tool and Full Automation System for its high-end auto display panel manufacturing process, enabling superior design flexibility, improved cutting accuracy, and manufacturing excellence of glass sensor panels for automotive applications.
Corning Laser Technologies (CLT) specializes in high-precision laser process innovation. CLT offers proprietary laser cutting systems that cut glass with low surface roughness, increased bend strength, and high throughput. The Large Platform Cutting Tool and Full Automation System use enhanced nanoPerforation technology, which is the latest breakthrough in laser technology developed by CLT. This patented technology takes laser-glass interaction to the next level, allowing unprecedented edge strength and process stability compared to other laser-cutting methods.
“Innolux and Corning have worked together for many years to enable new innovations in the display, automotive, and mobile consumer electronics industries. This new collaboration introduced CLT to automotive panel manufacturing, and we are excited that Innolux will utilize our laser technology for their process,” said Michael A. Müller, business director, Corning Precision Glass Solutions and Corning Laser Technologies. “This new technology brings unprecedented benefits to auto panel design and new manufacturing opportunities for the automotive industry.”
“Even during this economic downturn resulting from the pandemic outbreak, Innolux maintained its continuous investment in innovation. By leveraging CLT to accomplish complex and delicate glass cutting, we continue to strengthen Innolux’s leadership in the auto industry,” said James Yang, President, Innolux Corporation. “This collaboration is one of Innolux’s largest investments in recent years. We look forward to driving new developments in the automobile industry and introducing more advanced and high-performance auto display panels and solutions with this partnership in cutting-edge auto panel technologies.”
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