Taiwan's AUO (AU Optronics) was formed in 2001, by the merger of Acer Display and Unipac Optoelectronics. Later in 2006 AUO merged with Quanta Display. AUO is the world's number 3 manufacturer of TFT-LCDs, and also produces OLED display in low volume.
LG Display, based in Korea, is one of the world's largest display makers. LGD produces screens for TVs, laptops and mobile devices.
UK-based Plessey is a design and manufacturing company focused on GaN-on-Silicon LEDs for various applications, including displays, sensors and lighting.
Plessey developed unique monolithic micro-LED process technology that can be used to produce Micro-LED displays without a pick-and-place stage. The company offers its technology for licensing and also intends to bring its own monolithic Quanta-Brite microLED based display to market by H1 2018.
JBD (Jade Bird Display), established in 2015 in Shanghai, China, develops micro-LED based MicroDisplays for near-eye and image projection applications based on its proprietary hybrid monolithic integration technology.
In July 2017 the company demonstrated a 5000 PPI active-matrix group III-V microLED array on Si ICs. In 2019 JBD unveiled more prototypes, including a 2 million nits display and a 10,00 PPI display.
Korea-based Lumens is a specialized LED company that develops next-generation LED technologies, including LED packages, high efficient lighting, display related products and more.
Lumens is developing high-definition automotive head-up Micro-LED displays and had plans to release its first such display by the end of 2017. Lumens is collaborating with the Korean Institute of Machinery & Material to develop Micro-LED production technologies.
eLux Inc. was established in 2016 in the USA as a spin-out from Sharp Labs of America, with an aim to develop micro-LED displays using a proprietary a scalable "fluidic" assembly process.
In 2017 Foxconn (through its Subsidiary CyberNet Venture Capital) led a $8 million invement round in eLux.