In 2019 San'an Optoelectronics announced that it aiming to build a $1.78 billion Mini-LED and Micro-LED production site in Hubei, with plans to start production in March 2021. Later it was reported that the construction is delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the latest news from China, the production is actually progressing well and San'an plans to start trial production by the end of the month. The second stage phase of the construction project is actually starting ahead of schedule - by half a year.
Sanan Optoelectronics has been developing microLED technologies for several years. In February 2018 it was reported that San'an and Samsung signed a long-term agreement to co-develop Micro-LED displays. In 2020 Sanan signed an R&D joint-project agreement with CSoT.