Ams Osram: we are clearly leading with microLEDs, to start 8-inch production in 2024

In 2021, ams Osram announced that it will expand its LED production plant in Kulim, Malaysia, with an investment of around $850 million. Osram plans to produce mini-LED and micro-LED chips on 8-inch wafers in Kulim.

ams Osram LED production facility in Kulim, Malaysia

ams Osram already said it regards microLED as one of its key initiatives, and in a recent conference call the company's CEO emphasized that that microLED is one of the areas in which the company has clear advantages and is a market leader - and it will direct more efforts on microLEDs. The company is on track, it was revealed, to start microLED production in Kulim in 2024.

Osram's CEO, Everke, has identified AR/VR as an important growth sector for ams Osram, and a main market segment for microLEDs in the future.

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Posted: Dec 15,2022 by Ron Mertens