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Japan Display in talks with Apple and Sharp to sell factory

Sale of entire facility seen to help turnaround efforts of struggling maker

JDI's factory in Ishikawa Prefecture has not been turning out displays since July due to poor sales. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

TOKYO -- Japan Display is in talks with Apple and Sharp to sell its main Hakusan factory in Ishikawa Prefecture, multiple sources told Nikkei on Friday.

Japan Display, commonly known as JDI, has been restructuring its business and suspended display production at the factory in July due to poor sales.

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