Display Technologies

Possibilities Made Real

Samsung Corning Precision Glass Company. Corning’s proprietary fusion process. All other trademarks or products referenced are the property of their respective owners. flat surfaces and inherent dimensional stability qualities essential in the manufacture of LCD screens. while working toward a bright future through the strong partnership between Samsung and Corning. Corning proposed and Samsung agreed to establish an independent equity venture. Samsung decided to invest boldly in the future and pursue this opportunity. SCP built its second facility in Cheonan in 2002 and has continued to grow that facility into one of the largest LCD glass facilities in the world. The process is fully scalable – an extremely important attribute as the LCD industry continues to demand larger and larger glass for improved efficiency. www. But by refining the process. (SCP).S.corning. Corning is a registered trademark of Corning Incorporated. high-technology glass substrates with pristine surface quality. and eventually highly automated. SCP should maintain a leadership position in Korea’s display industry. Samsung’s world-class manufacturing expertise and Corning’s knowledge of advanced materials proved to be a powerful combination. Samsung Corning. supply. with the support of Corning’s technologists. anticipating a promising future LCD market. The Breakthrough In response to this market challenge. size. and they get more – leading technology. SCP. and service that they need. Corning Incorporated One Riverfront Plaza Corning. In 1973. Korea in 1996. Samsung and Corning did not hesitate to invest in the future. was originally intended to manufacture safer windshields for cars. In the 1990s. the information display market started to demand a new kind of flat panel display. based on the Samsung Corning collaboration model. smooth. SCP’s ability to manufacture the highest quality glass substrates for the Korean display industry has been a strong competitive advantage for Samsung and Corning. Customers expect more from Corning and SCP. invented in the 1960s. requiring thin.Display Technologies Samsung and Corning – Thirty-five Years of Working Together The Challenge One of the most successful equity companies in international business today is the one between Samsung and Corning. . a rising industrial corporation in Korea at the time. The company’s first LCD glass substrate manufacturing facility opened in Gumi. rolling out the world’s first Gen 7 and Gen 8 substrates. quality. SCP has built world-class production lines since its foundation and has successfully produced large-sized glass substrates to meet the technical and quality requirements of its customers. No one could have predicted that this partnership would eventually lead to Samsung’s and Corning’s leadership positions in today’s Korean active matrix LCD glass market.A. Corning and Samsung.com © 2009 Corning Incorporated. draw process to produce glass substrates with exceptionally clean. formed their first partnership. to manufacture and market cathode ray tube (CRT) glass for black and white televisions. Corning scientists and engineers were able to develop an extraordinarily precise. has also been an industry leader in the introduction of next-generation glass substrates. By employing Samsung’s manufacturing expertise and adopting Corning’s fusion technology. Ltd. NY 14831-0001 U. The Impact When SCP was established in 1995. Going forward. principally for mobile applications.