Sharp Faces Crisis as Mechanical Pencil Inventor Turns 100

Sharp Faces Crisis as Mechanical Pencil Inventor Turns 100

Sharp Corp. via Bloomberg

A robot carrying a panel of glass at Sharp Corp.'s liquid-crystal display (LCD) television panel factory in Sakai, Japan. The world’s only operational 10th-generation facility, suitable for 60-inch TV panels, has been underutilized and adding to a glut since operations began in 2009.