Dec. 5, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Global and China Electronic Glass Industry Report, 2012
The report highlights the followings:
1. Touch panel market and industry
2. LCD market and industry
3. Solar cell market and industry
4. Cover glass market and industry
5. 15 major electronic glass companies
The electronic glass roughly consists of LCD substrate, solar cell glass and capacitive touch panel cover glass.
In 2011, the LCD substrate market size worldwide hit
; in 2012, due to the dive of LCD-TV market, the LCD substrate market saw oversupply, causing the market value down to
as a result of the price slump of large-sized LCD substrate. It is estimated that the LCD substrate market is likely to continue to drop by less than 9% in 2013.
There is a high threshold for accession into LCD substrate industry. The combined market occupancy of the world's four leading LCD substrate tycoons surpasses 95%. As estimated, the market share of Corning will reach 21% in 2012; that of Samsung Corning, 50% stake of which is held by Corning, will realize 23%; that of AGC and NEG will be 27% and 28% respectively. In the Chinese market, Corning contracts glass substrate business of BOE; AGC undertakes the glass substrate business under CSOT Corporation, while NEG becomes the glass substrate supplier of
-based Tianma Micro-electronics and Infovision Optoelectronics. NEG, the sole company with the rising market occupancy, is mainly driven by its largest customer LG Display. AGC has set its footholds in
and, is expected to outdo NEG in the future.