The growth of the FPD market with the diffusion of digital home appliances is driving the large-format photomask market and prompting some companies to enter. In order to remain competitive in such circumstances, companies have been strengthening their technological capabilities and creating higher value-added products, as well as provide products at reasonable cost and with a delivery time that satisfies customer demands.
Driving the TFT-LCD photomask market are a generation-shift to bigger glass plates and a design-rule cycle of panel technology that changes every 12 months.
In this report, the worldwide markets are analyzed and projected, and market shares of vendors presented.
3.1 Four-Mask TFT-LCD Production Process 3.2 Three-Mask TFT-LCD Production Process 3.3 Photomask Production 3.4 Photomask Company Profiles 3.4.1 Hoya 3.4.2 PKL (Photronics) 3.4.3 SK Electronics 3.4.4 LG Innotek 3.4.5 Supermask Co., Ltd 3.4.6 Toyo Precision Parts Mfg. Co., Ltd