Panasonic to produce face masks by end of May

Business / Corporate Apr 21, 2020

Panasonic to produce face masks by end of May

Panasonic Corp. will begin producing face masks at the end of May as supplies run short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The electronics giant will initially supply them to employees of group firms and hospitals, which fear the internal spread of the novel coronavirus that ...

Japan Display considers selling key plant to Apple and Sharp

Business Dec 27, 2019

Japan Display considers selling key plant to Apple and Sharp

Japan Display Inc. is considering selling a major plant in central Japan to Apple Inc. and Sharp Corp. in an apparent bid to improve its balance sheet, sources close to the matter said Friday. The struggling display-maker, also known as JDI, closed the plant in ...

Sharp to consider investing in Japan Display if asked, CEO says

Business Jun 26, 2019

Sharp to consider investing in Japan Display if asked, CEO says

Sharp Corp. CEO and Chairman Tai Jeng-wu said Tuesday his company will consider investing in Japan Display Inc. if the struggling display maker asks for financial aid. Tai made the remark at Sharp's business strategies briefing held after the company's annual shareholders meeting in Sakai, ...