Sharp to Start LCD Module Production in Poland in January 2007
December 27, 2006 - Sharp Manufacturing Poland Sp.zo.o. (SMPL), a manufacturing and sales subsidiary of LCD modules located in the Republic of Poland, will begin production of LCD TV modules in January 2007. Initial production capacity at SMPL will be 100,000 modules per month.
SMPL was established in Lysomice in the north-central part of the Republic of Poland in April 2006. This plant will begin production of LCD modules which will be embedded in large-screen LCD TVs for the European market to be manufactured at Sharp’s plant in Spain and Loewe’s plant in Germany.
In addition, SMPL is considering manufacturing LCD TVs in 2007 to meet the growing demand in the European market.
Profile of SMPL
Location Lysomice, Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodship, Republic of Poland
Company name Sharp Manufacturing Poland Sp.zo.o.
Representative Toshiyuki Tajima, President
Equity participation Sharp Corporation, 100%
Business description Manufacture and sales of LCD modules
Site area Approx. 500,000 m2
Building area Phase I: approx. 44,000 m2
Investment Phase I: approx. 44 million Euro
Start of production January 2007
Employment Approx. 800 employees
The following information is true and accurate at the time of publication. Manufacture, sale, price and specifications of products may be subjected to change.
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