Samsung will stop at the end of this year, with manufacturing plasma panels




Samsung SDI stops at 30 November with the production of plasma panels for TVs. The company calls a low demand for the TVs as a reason for discontinuation and also Samsung SDI would focus more on his other duties, such as wanting to focus. Fields of energy

According to Samsung SDI, the demand for plasma TVs continues falling. The production lines for the panels to be converted for the production of batteries, one of the key tasks of Samsung SDI. The other parts are sold, reports the Korean Yonhap news service. The move follows the merger of Samsung SDI with Cheil Industries; After a restructuring part of the company will focus on battery manufacturing and other energy products, while another participating products in the field of chemistry and electronics accounted for.

The plasma division of Samsung started in 2001; according to Yonhap, the largest maker of PDP panels since 2003. Korean market experts expect that LG short term will stop the production of plasma panels. Last year stopped Panasonic production and sales of plasma TVs. Manufacturers see little more bread in the art, although better picture than LCD displays because plasma could no longer compete with LCD on price. Oled was seen as a successor, but manufacturers including Samsung, which have development put on the back burner because of high costs.


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