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Hauppauge, N.Y. and Taiwan — Jaco Electronics Inc. has entered into a distribution agreement to become the first North American distributor of AU Optronics' TFT flat panel displays.
With the addition of the AU Optronics line, Jaco now distributes TFTs from the top four TFT suppliers worldwide including Sharp, Samsung, LG-Phillips and AU Optronics, as well as TFTs from Hitachi and Kyocera.
AU Optronics, which was formed in September 2001 by the merger of Acer Display Technology and Unipac Optoelectronics, is Taiwan's largest manufacturer of large-size transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, currently the most widely used flat panel display technology, and has emerged as one of the top four manufacturers worldwide. AU Optronics' TFT-LCDs are used in applications including notebook computers, desktop monitors, televisions, digital cameras, DVD players, PDAs, mobile phones, portable games and car navigation systems.
Jaco is a leading distributor of electronic components to industrial OEMs and contract manufacturers throughout North America and provides contract manufacturing services to its industrial OEM customers. For more information, visit www.jacoelectronics.com.