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2011-06-08 05:40:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated May 2011 revenue of NT$33,603 million, up by 1.3% month-over-month and down by 23.3% year-over-year. For May 2011, large-sized panel(a) shipments, with applications on desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, were around 10.45 million units, an increase of 4.7% from the previous month. As for...

2011-06-07 04:18:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced it will participate in Intersolar Europe 2011 in Munich from June 8th to 10th to showcase its world's first carbon footprint PV module EcoDuo PM200P00, European-made latest products, and cutting-edge ACPV technology. With the help of its local partners, AUO actively expands into the European solar market and strengthens its presence in Germany, Italy,...

2011-05-19 03:18:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ --AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced today that its G8.5 fab located in Houli of Central Taiwan Science Park has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Platinum Certification by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), becoming the world's first LEED Platinum-certified TFT-LCD plant. Following the recognition of the LEED Gold certifications of its first G8.5 fab in...

2011-05-06 03:57:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated April 2011 revenue of NT$33,174 million, down by 7.7% month-over-month and 19.4% year-over-year. For April 2011, large-sized panel(a) shipments, with applications on desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, were around 9.98 million units, a decrease of 6.8% from the previous month. As for...

2011-05-04 20:57:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced today that it will make its debut at China Optoelectronics Display Expo & China International TV Festival 2011 (CODE & CTVF 2011) in Shenzhen from May 6-8 and present its full lineup of innovative applications in 3D display technology and 3D LCD TV panels. Dr. Frank Ko, AUO's Vice President & GM of TV Display Business Group, will deliver a...

2011-04-27 03:08:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today held its investors conference and announced its unaudited results for the first quarter of 2011(1). AUO posted consolidated revenue of NT$93,230 million (US$3,171 million)(2), down 9.1% from the previous quarter. Gross profit was at -NT$6,270 million (-US$213 million), with the gross margin of -6.7%. Operating loss was at NT$14,227 million (US$484...

2011-04-18 05:42:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced that its multi-crystalline solar modules EcoDuo PM220P00, EcoDuo PM240P00, and mono-crystalline solar module GreenTriplex PM250M00 have been added to the California Energy Commission's (CEC) List of Solar Eligible Equipment to officially enter into the U.S market. AUO will provide high quality and reliable solar modules to residential users,...

2011-04-15 01:53:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) and Japan's Sharp Corporation ("Sharp") signed a patent cross license agreement today. Both parties have agreed to license to the other specified patents owned by each party. Both AUO and Sharp have made significant investments in the research and development of advanced display technologies and each has built a strong and extensive patent portfolio in the field of TFT-LCD....

2011-04-07 05:44:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated March 2011 revenue of NT$35,947 million, up by 32.7% month-over-month and down by 11.6% year-over-year. Owing to the lower-than-expected TV panel prices, AUO's unaudited consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2011 totaled NT$93,230 million, down by 9.1% quarter-over-quarter and 16.4% year-over-year. For...

2011-03-21 06:37:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Following the acknowledgement of the world's first LEED gold-certified TFT-LCD facility in 2009, AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced today that its G8.5 facility located in Central Taiwan Science Park has passed ISO 50001(*) standard for energy management. AUO is the world's first TFT-LCD manufacturer to have obtained this certification, again demonstrating the Company's...


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