Mon, Jan 25, 2016 - Page 14 News List

Taiwan Business Quick Take

staff writer, with CNA

ELECTRONICS

Innolux climbs one notch

Innolux Corp (群創) ranked as the world’s second-largest TV panel supplier last year, up one notch from a year earlier, according to Taipei-based market information advisory firm TrendForce Corp (集邦科技). TrendForce said Innolux benefited from its production of 39.5-inch TV panels and received more orders. It also won a bid to supply TV screens to the Mexican government. Innolux shipped 51.73 million TV screens last year.

TECHNOLOGY

HTC appoints key executives

Smartphone brand HTC Corp (宏達電) on Saturday announced key executive promotions, aiming to help the company extend its reach into the emerging virtual reality and the Internet of Things markets. The company promoted Jason Mackenzie to global executive vice president and Andre Lonne to president of HTC America. Mackenzie is to report directly to HTC chairwoman Cher Wang (王雪紅) to help the company build new business partnerships and bolster existing business relationships.

TECHNOLOGY

India seeking partnership

Indian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research director-general Girish Sahni plans to lead a delegation to visit Academia Sinica, the Industrial Technology Research Institute and the Hsinchu Science Park during a six-day visit that began yesterday hoping to gain information about Taiwan’s high-tech industry management and seek opportunities for innovative and technological cooperation between the two nations. The Indian delegation is interested in working with the Ministry of Science and Technology in optoelectronics, chip and system design, pharmaceutical manufacturing and machinery.

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