Electronics Production | January 02, 2012
Kyocera acquires Optrex
Kyocera to acquire 100% ownership of LCD Manufacturer Optrex Corporation.
Kyocera Corporation has completed a share transfer agreement with three investment funds operated by Japan Industrial Partners, Inc. to acquire all shares of Optrex Corporation — a specialized manufacturer of liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and related products — in order to further strengthen and expand its LCD and touchscreen panel businesses. Effective February 1, 2012, Optrex will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.