A Motorola Razr V3c handset during the 3G World Congress & Exhibition 2005 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Motorola gave Biel Crystal its first big break, using touch-sensitive glass to replace plastic screens. From there, Biel went on to supply glass for smartphones made by Apple, Samsung and other brands, and is today the world’s dominant producer of smartphone glass covers. Photo: SCMP/Handout

Glassmaker for iPhone delays IPO to third quarter as pipeline builds up amid jostling for capital

Biel Crystal Manufactory, which produces the glass screen used in two of every three iPhones in circulation, will list its shares in Hong Kong in the third quarter

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A Motorola Razr V3c handset during the 3G World Congress & Exhibition 2005 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Motorola gave Biel Crystal its first big break, using touch-sensitive glass to replace plastic screens. From there, Biel went on to supply glass for smartphones made by Apple, Samsung and other brands, and is today the world’s dominant producer of smartphone glass covers. Photo: SCMP/Handout
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