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LCD Glass Substrates

Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for LCD Glass Substrates in Thousand Square Meters by the following end-use applications - LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook, and Others (including OLED TV among others). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2008 through 2017. The report profiles 27 companies including many key and niche players such as Asahi Glass Co., Ltd., AvanStrate, Inc., Corning, Inc., Samsung Corning Precision Materials Co., Ltd., IRICO Group Electronics Company Limited, LG Display, and Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
  • Lcd Glass Substrates

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • A Prelude
  • LCD Glass Substrates Industry-Major Highlights
  • Current & Future Analysis
  • Brief Overview of the LCD Market
  • LCD Glass Substrates: A Market Primer
    • Table 1: World LCD Glass Substrates Market (2009 and 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Leading Manufacturers- Corning (incld. SCP), Asahi Glass Company, Nippon Electric Glass and AvanStrate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: World Large-Area TFT-LCD Panel Market (2010): Estimated Percentage Breakdown of Production by Region- Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Japan and China (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Global Large-Area TFT-LCD Applications (2010): Leading Manufacturers Ranked in Terms of Unit Shipments
    • Table 3: Global TFT-LCD Panel Market (2009 & 2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Components -Backlight, Color Filter, PCB/Module Component, Polarizer, Glass, Driver IC, Chemical & Indirect Material, Liquid Crystal, Inverter, Sputtering Target and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Recession Woes
  • LCD Glass Substrate Producers Hold an Upper Hand
  • Requirements for a Successful LCD Glass Substrates Market

3. TRENDS AND ISSUES

  • Manufacturers Vying to Meet Rising Demand for LCD Glass Substrates
  • LCD TVs: A Primary Driving Force For Glass Substrates Industry
  • Booming LCD TV Market Spurs Innovation Among Glass Substrate Makers
  • Rising Television Penetration in Households
  • Higher Penetration of LCDs in Comparison to Plasma and CRT TVs
  • Increase in Average Size of LCD TV Screens
  • Acceleration in Demand from Emerging Markets
    • Table 4: World LCD TV Market (2008, 2010 & 2015): Breakdown of TV Installed Base and LCD TV Penetration Rate By Leading Region - China, Europe, North America, Japan and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Shorter LCD Replacement Cycles
  • Demand for Larger Displays Encourage Production of Larger Substrates
  • Newer Generations Witness Stronger Growth Rate
    • Table 5: Glass Substrates Generations and Changes in Dimension
  • Panel Manufacturers Moving Upstream
    • Table 6: LCD Material Cost Review: Percentage Breakup of Average Production Cost by Components or Materials- BLU, Color Filter, Array Level, Glass, Polarizer, Driver IC, Crystal, Chemicals and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Small and Medium Size LCD Panels Gain Attention
  • Lightweight Glass Beneficial for Portable Applications
  • Defect-Free Glass Vital for Monitors
  • Attempts to Become Cost Effective
  • Concerns on the Demand Front
  • Adverse Impact of Rising Fuel and Raw Materials Prices

4. FPD AND LCD INDUSTRY - A BRIEF OVERVIEW

  • Flat Panel Display (FPD): An Established Market
  • Characteristics of the Flat Panel Display Industry
  • Factors Driving the FPD Industry
  • Technology Overview of FPD Market
  • LCD- The largest FPD Segment
    • Table 7: World FPD Output (2010): Percentage Breakdown by Leading Technology - TFT LCD (> 10"), TFT LCD (< 10"), OLED, PDP, Micro display, TN/STN LCD and Others (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Figure: Supply Chain of the LCD Industry
  • Key Facts of the LCD Industry
  • Figure: Supply Chain of the LCD Panel Industry
    • Table 8: World LCD Panel Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Company - LG Display, Samsung Electronics, AU Optronics, Chimei Innolux (including Chi Mei Optoelectronics), and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • LCD TVs Gain Strong Foothold in the Television Market
  • LCD TVs Dominate the Market for Large-Size TVs
  • Monitor Panels Replacing Small-Size LCD TV Panels

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • LCD Glass Substrates
  • Intrinsic Properties
  • Extrinsic Properties
  • Types of LCD Glass Substrates
  • Soda Lime Glass
  • Borosilicate Glass
  • Boro-aluminosilicate Glass
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Float Glass Process
  • Fusion Process
    • Glass Substrate Technologies- Fusion and Float Processes
  • LCD Panel Generations
    • Table 9: Evolution of Glass Substrates
  • Liquid Crystal Display
  • Characteristic of Liquid Crystal - Is it Solid or Liquid?
  • Types of Liquid Crystal Displays
  • Twisted Nematic (TN)
  • In-Phase Switching (IPS)
  • Advanced Fringe Field Switching (AFFS)
  • Vertically Aligned (VA)
    • Multi-Domain Vertical Alignment (MVA)
    • Patterned Vertical Alignment (PVA)
    • Advanced Super View (ASV)
  • Specifications of LCD Monitors
  • Resolution
  • Dot Pitch
  • Input Lag
  • Viewable Size
  • Response Time
  • Refresh Rate
  • Matrix Type
    • Active Matrix
    • Passive Matrix
  • Color Support
  • Brightness
  • Contrast Ratio
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Drawbacks of LCD Technology
  • Scaling Limitations
  • Restricted Color Resolution
  • Lower Contrast Ratios
  • Longer Response Times
  • Motion Blur
  • Limitation of Viewing Angles
  • Fragility
  • Vertical and Horizontal Banding
  • Backlights Containing Toxic Substance

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

  • AGC Debuts Thinnest Soda-Lime Glass Substrate
  • Asahi Glass to Launch Dragontrail, Damage Resistant Glass
  • AGC Develops Ultra-Thin Float Glass for Touch Screen Displays
  • Corning Commercializes Eagle XG Slim
  • Corning Expands Eagle XG Slim LCD Glass Substrate Range
  • IRICO Group Releases 0.55 mm and 0.63 mm 5th-Generation LCD Glass Substrates
  • Corning Launches Jade(tm) Glass for Mobile Devices

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Corning Wins Contract From Sony for BRAVIA(r) LCD TVs
  • Asahi Glass Commences Construction of Facility in Guangming
  • Asahi Establishes Second TFT-LCD Facility in China
  • Samsung Suzhou Commences Construction of 7.5-Gen Glass Substrate Facility
  • S-LCD Establishes Panel Production Facility
  • GTOC to Commence Production at Shenzhen Facility
  • Xufei Starts LCD Glass Plate Project in Zhengzhou
  • Corning to Commence Construction of new LCD Glass Substrate Facility
  • Irico (Zhangjiagang) Builds TFT-LCD Glass Substrate Facility
  • IRICO Group Initiates Trial Operations of Phase II LCD Glass Substrate Project
  • Showa Denko to Raise Price of Cerium-based Glass Substrate Polishing Agents
  • Corning Unveils Expansion Plans
  • Asahi Glass to Initiate Sales of Glass-Ceramic Substrates
  • Asahi Glass to Establish TFT-LCD Glass Substrate Facility in China
  • G-Tech to Establish New production Line for 6G
  • Sharp to Enhance LCD Panel Production Capacity
  • Sharp Commences Operations at LCD Panel Plant in Japan
  • IRICO Group Initiates Construction of TFT-LCD Glass Substrate Project
  • CNBM to Establish LCD Glass Substrate Plant in Chengdu
  • IRICO Group to Construct TFT-LCD Glass Substrate Production Lines in Anhui Province
  • IRICO Group Closes Sixth-Generation LCD Panel Production Line in Chengdu
  • LG Group to Construct LED and LCD Glass Substrate Plant in Gyeonggi Province
  • Sharp to Enter into Joint Venture with China Electronics
  • G-Tech to Build Production Facility in STSP
  • Corning and Soitec to Jointly Develop SiOG Substrates for OLED Mobile Displays
  • Corning Boost LCD Glass Production Capacity at Taichung Plant
  • Asahi to Establish New Production Line
  • IRICO Granted Approval for Acquiring Stake in IRICO Glass
  • IRICO Group Acquires Majority Stake in IRICO Glass
  • Carlyle Japan Acquires Stake in AvanStrate
  • Asahi Glass Purchases SCHOTT Processing Korea
  • Sony Enters into Agreement with Sharp
  • Corning Inaugurates LCD Glass Substrate Plant
  • Shanghai Tianma Micro-Electronics Completes Construction of TFT-LCD Production Line
  • Corning to Collocate TFT-grade Generation 10 Glass Substrate Facility with Sharp
  • Samsung Electronics and Sony to Invest in LCD Joint Venture
  • Corning Expands LCD Glass Substrate Manufacturing Facility
  • Matsushita Electric Industrial to Establish LCD Panel Plant in Hyogo Prefecture

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • AvanStrate, Inc. (Japan)
  • Corning, Inc. (US)
  • Samsung Corning Precision Materials Co., Ltd (Korea)
  • IRICO Group Electronics Company Limited (China)
  • LG Display (Korea)
  • Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for LCD Glass Substrates by Geographic Region - Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 11: World 10-Year Perspective for LCD Glass Substrates by Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for LCD TVs by Geographic Region - Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 13: World 10-Year Perspective for LCD TVs by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PC Monitors by Geographic Region - Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 15: World 10-Year Perspective for PC Monitors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Laptop/Notebook by Geographic Region - Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 17: World 10-Year Perspective for Laptop/Notebook by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Others by Geographic Region - Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 19: World 10-Year Perspective for Others by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China and Rest of World Markets for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

10. TAIWAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Major Highlights
    • Table 20: Taiwan LCD Glass Substrates Market (Q4 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Leading Manufacturers- Corning (excluding Samsung Corning Precision), Asahi Glass Company, Nippon Electric Glass and AvanStrate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Taiwan Emerging As a Dominant Player in Global TFT-LCD Market
    • Table 21: Taiwan FPD Output (2010): Percentage Breakdown by Leading Technology - TFT LCD (> 10"), TFT LCD (< 10"), TN/STN LCD, OLED, Micro display, PDP and Others (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Domestic TFT-LCD Manufacturers Provide Impetus to LCD Panel Market
    • Product Introductions/Innovations
    • Recent Industry Activity
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 22: Taiwan Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook and Others Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: Taiwanese 10-Year Perspective for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook, and Others for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

11. KOREA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • South Korean LCD Manufacturers Defy Glass Substrate Shortage
    • Overview of the LCD Panel Industry
      • Increasing Demand for Small and Medium Size Panels
      • Investments in China
    • Table 24: Korean LCD Glass Substrates Market (Q4 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Leading Manufacturers- Samsung Corning Precision, Asahi Glass Company, Nippon Electric Glass and AvanStrate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Recent Industry Activity
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 25: Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook and Others Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: Korean 10-Year Perspective for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook, and Others for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

12. JAPAN

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • The Downfall of Japan's FPD Industry
    • Table 27: Japanese LCD Glass Substrates Market (Q4 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Leading Manufacturers- Corning (excluding Samsung Corning Precision), Asahi Glass Company, Nippon Electric Glass and AvanStrate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Product Introductions/Innovations
    • Recent Industry Activity
    • Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 28: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook and Others Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook, and Others for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

13. CHINA

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Major Highlights of LCD Industry
    • Table 30: China LCD Glass Substrates Market (Q4 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Leading Manufacturers- Corning (incld. SCP), Asahi Glass Company, Nippon Electric Glass and AvanStrate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: China Large TFT LCD Panel Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Driver IC Value Shipments by Top Vendors - Samsung, Himax, Novatek, NEC, Electronics, Panasonic, MagnaChip, Toshiba and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Overview of LCD Industry in China
    • China to Outpace Japan in Large-Area TFT-LCD Panel Production
    • Table 32: Global TFT-LCD Panel Production (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown by Producing Nations - Korea, Taiwan, Japan, China and Singapore (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Chinese LCD Procurement from Japan Hit by the Recent Quake
    • Attempts to Reduce Reliance on Overseas Suppliers
    • Substrate Manufacturers Keen on Serving the Chinese LCD Panel Market
      • Timeframe & Status of LCD Panel Projects in Near Term (2011-2012)
    • Sales of LCD TVs Expected to Witness Robust Growth
    • Table 33: China LCD TV Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Major Players - Skyworth, Hisense, TCL, Konka, Changhong, Rowa, Haier and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Government Stimulus Plans Expected to Fuel Sales of LCD TVs
    • China Lacks Domestic Raw Material Production Base for Surging LCD Panel Industry
    • Product Innovation
    • Recent Industry Activity
    • Select Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 34: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook and Others Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: Chinese 10-Year Perspective for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook, and Others for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

14. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Select Regional Market Overview
      • The United States
      • Brief Overview of LCD Market
      • EPA Guidelines Prompt Re-Designing of LCD TVs
      • India
      • Overview of TFT-LCD Market
      • Growth of LCD Panel Market in India
      • India to Emerge as Global Frontrunner for LCD TVs
      • Key Features and Challenges of the Industry
      • Singapore
    • Table 36: Singapore LCD Glass Substrates Market (Q4 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Leading Manufacturers- Asahi Glass Company and AvanStrate
    • Product Innovations
    • Recent Industry Activity
    • Select Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 37: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook and Others Independently Analyzed with Volume Sales in Thousand Square Meters for Years 2008 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for LCD Glass Substrates by End-Use Application- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for LCD TV, PC Monitor, Laptop/Notebook, and Others for Years 2008, 2011 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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