Electronics Production | August 27, 2012
AUO wins as Sony shifts orders from Hon Hai
Sony has increased its contracts orders to AU Optronics, shifting their orders from Hon Hai.
According to Taiwan Economic News, Sony has shifted contract orders to AU Optronics from Hon Hai in reaction to Hon Hai's increasing connection to Sharp in the LCD market. Sony has reorganized its contract supplier list by ordering more from AUO and its assisting manufacturers. Taiwan Economic News reported that insiders say AUO's orders have increased significantly since the deal was made. BriView Electronics, a production arm of AUO, Lextar Electronics, an LED maker, and I-Chuan Precision Industry Co have also benefited from the deal.