On April 1, 2012, Kaohsiung Opto-Electronics (KOE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan Display Inc (JDI), was formed to advance the design, development and manufacture of market leading TFT LCD display modules previously established by Hitachi Display Products. Kaohsiung Opto-Electronics has an established design and manufacturing facilities in Taiwan. In house design, production and procurement of key components such as LCD glass, color filters, LCD drivers and backlights, enables Kaohsiung Opto-Electronics to provide an extensive range of optimised and rugged display solutions. Kaohsiung Opto-Electronics plans to increase its product portfolio to capture a greater market share in both TFT and custom STN displays. Kaohsiung Opto-Electronics will maintain the renowned Japanese dedication for the design and manufacture of high quality products.