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HannStar Display Corporation (Chinese: 瀚宇彩晶股份有限公司; pinyin: Hànyǔ Cǎijīng Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī) is a Taiwan-based technology company, primarily involved in the research and production of monitors, notebook displays, and televisions.

Hannstar Display Corporation
IndustryDisplay technology
Key people
Yu-Chi Chiao (Chairman and CEO)
ProductsLCD monitors, televisions
Number of employees
4,500 (2007)
HannStar Display Corporation



Founded in June 1998,[1] HannStar produces products under the following brand names:

The company has one LCD fabrication facility and one liquid-crystal module (LCM) fabrication facility.[1] Through technology transfer from Hitachi and Toshiba, the company acquired TFT LCD manufacturing technology.[1] It became listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange in September 2004.[2]

HannStar is, with Quanta, one of two companies manufacturing the most laptop motherboards all over the world for computer manufacturers like Hewlett-Packard, Acer Group (Acer, Packard Bell, e-Machines, Gateway), Toshiba, Dell and Sony.


In December 2010, the EU fined Hannstar for its part in a price fixing scheme. The company was fined 8.1 million of the total €648.9 million fined against a group of companies,[3] including Chimei InnoLux, LG Display, AU Optronics, and Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. [4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Company Profile". HannStar Display Corporation. Retrieved 2010-10-08.
  2. ^ "Facts Sheet". Hannstar Display Corporation. Retrieved 2010-10-08.
  3. ^ Aoife White (2010-12-08). "LCD-Panel Makers Fined €649 Million by European Union for Price Fixing". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2010-12-11.
  4. ^ Joaquín Almunia Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy Press conference on LCD cartel, Visa and French chemists' association decisions Press conference Brussels, 8 December 2010

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