On December 25th 2019, Leyard Group and the Taiwanese LED chip manufacturer, Epistar Group, announced their collaborative efforts to build the world’s first Micro LED mass production base in Wuxi, China. Leyard and Epistar will invest 1 billion RMB ($143 million), and will focus on design, research, development, production and sales in mainland China. This announcement states initial production starting in 2020, with the objective of mass production in 2023.