“Wintek has reportedly begun trial production on a thin-film type touch screen lamination line that is expected to go into mass production in the second half of 2013, according to industry sources,” Siu Han and Alex Wolfgram report for DigiTimes.

“The line will reportedly be used to produce thin-film type touch screen products for Apple’s next generation 9.7-inch iPad, which is expected to be released during the time period, said the sources,” Han and Wolfgram report. “Wintek’s one-glass-solution (OGS) touch screen shipments are expected to see limited growth in the first quarter of 2013, but are expected to grow the following quarter, said the sources.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers "Fred Mertz" and "Dan K." for the heads up.]