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What Does the USTR Tariff Mean to the LCD Display Industry?

By Keith Mitnik / July 30, 2019
There’s been no shortage of news stories about the United States trade negotiations, most recently centering on the import tariff on China. If you aren’t fully familiar with the details, the purpose of this article is to provide some background.  The United States Trade Representative (USTR) increased the China import tariff from 10 percent to 25 ...
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Topics: LCD, Trump Import Tariff, LCD Manufacturing

Everything you Need to Know about Capacitive Touch Panels

By Keith Mitnik / April 18, 2019
You’ve determined that you need a Capacitive touchpanel.  Did you know about the different options available? And if so, how do you start figuring out which type will work best for your application?...
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Topics: LCD Display, LCD, touch panels

You Asked, We Answered: How PDI Helps Customers with Custom Designs

By Keith Mitnik / March 21, 2019
At Phoenix Display International, we make custom displays for our customers. But we find that there are still a lot of misconceptions about the cost of custom designs, and what the process entails. In order to clear that up, this post will give you a look at how we go about creating a custom design and answer some of the most common questions we ...
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Topics: Customization, LCD Display, Custom Designs

Why Phoenix Display is Perfectly Suited for the Industrial Market

By Keith Mitnik / February 25, 2019
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Topics: Phoenix Display International, Industrial Market

Everything You Need to Know About LCD Display Lead Times

By Keith Mitnik / January 12, 2019
First of all, don’t be afraid of the word “custom” in front of LCD display. The idea of getting exactly what you need is very exciting, but your enthusiasm could be quickly deflated by all of the misconceptions of this process and not being able to meet your budget or schedule. At Phoenix Display International, we don’t want this to happen to you. ...
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Topics: Lead Time, LCD Display, LCD, Phoenix Display International

U.S. Tariff on Chinese Imports - What Does that Mean for Display Manufacturing?

By Keith Mitnik / September 17, 2018
This week, the USTR finalized its tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese imports in response to China’s unfair trade practices. The list contains 5,745 full or partial lines of the original 6,031 tariff lines that were on a proposed list of Chinese imports announced on July 10, 2018....
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Phoenix Display International Taps into Expertise and Creativity to Save Citrix Display

By Keith Mitnik / June 11, 2018
Phoenix Display International (PDI) had been working with Citrix, a global provider of digital solutions, for five and a half years. The relationship started over the need for the PDI team to solve Citrix’s delivery and cost issues, but when a new project was introduced in 2014, there were new requirements that could not be satisfied by the ...
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Topics: Delivery, Citrix, display

What Makes a High-Quality LCD Display?

By Keith Mitnik / May 14, 2018
A high-quality LCD display is essential for fully addressing end-customer use cases. Displays with defects and cosmetic flaws can only hurt your reputation with your customers. However, the term “quality” is often confused with “performance,” which can lead you to ask the wrong questions in your purchase decisions. In this post we explore the ...
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A Custom Display Solution in Action: Perfect Pass [Case Study]

By Keith Mitnik / April 16, 2018
Anyone that knows me well is aware of how much I like wakeboarding. It’s been a personal passion of mine for the past 20 years. That’s why I’m so connected to this client’s case....
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How PDI Can Help Solve the Biggest Problems with LCD Displays

By Keith Mitnik / March 19, 2018
The industrial market is full of applications that require LCD displays. However, there are a number of problems that hinder the seamless integration of displays with end products....
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