TPK Touch Solutions Posts

Apple Grabs 60% Of Global Touch Panel Supply


Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has bought close to 60% of the total global touch panel capacity. This is making the supply tight for Apple competitors. Apple has an internal goal of shipping 40 million iPads in 2011. These figures are coming up Apple component suppliers. Now there is a shortage of touch panels. Some of Apple’s touch panel makers include Wintek and TPK. Now HP, Acer, and Samsung are working with smaller touch screen suppliers such as Sintek Photronic, Egalax-empia Technology (EETI), AimCore Technology and J Touch. [DigiTimes]

Apple Adds New Touch Panel Suppliers For The iPad 2

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has added a couple new touch panel suppliers to their list of partners for the rumored upcoming iPad 2 device. The two suppliers are said to be Chimei Innolux and Cando. These two are in addition to Wintek, Sintek Photronics, and TPK Touch Solutions. The suppliers believe that the iPad 2 will hit six million units per month. [DigiTimes]