This excerpt taken from the AUO 6-K filed May 27, 2009.
Issued on: May 27, 2009
Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 27, 2009 –
AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2008 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The 2008 20-F is available on AUO's website at http://auo.com and on the website of the SEC at www.sec.gov. Hard copies of the audited financial statements included in the 2008 Form 20-F are available upon request to shareholders free of charge. To request a copy of the audited financial statements, please forward your request to http://citibank.ar.wilink.com.
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ABOUT AU OPTRONICS
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) is the worldwide top 3 manufacturer* of thin film transistor liquid crystal display panels (TFT-LCD). AUO is able to provide customers a full range of panel sizes and comprehensive applications, offering TFT-LCD panels in sizes ranging from 1.5 inches to greater than 65 inches. AUO generated NT$423.9 billion (US$12.9 billion) in sales revenue in 2008 and now houses a staff of more than 38,000 employees throughout its global operations spreading across Taiwan, Mainland China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the U.S., and Europe. Additionally, AUO is the first pure TFT-LCD manufacturer to successfully list at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). For more information, please visit AUO.com.
* DisplaySearch 4Q2008 WW Large-Area TFT-LCD Shipment Report dated February 25, 2009. This data is used as reference only and AUO does not make any endorsement or representation in connection therewith. 2008 year end revenue converted by an exchange rate of NTD32.76:USD1.
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