The year 2014 was a meaningful and remarkable year for the display industry. For the first time in four years, LCD fabs around the world ran above 90 percent of their full capacity. Panel prices started to rebound in the first half amid various demand-push factors. In results, many panel manufacturers began to see their profitability improving, which in return helped lift their stock prices.
Panel makers received the windfall from not only better-than-expected increase in demand but also various manufacturing process issues.
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