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Himax Technologies, Inc. to Hold Annual General Meeting on September 4, 2013

TAINAN, Taiwan, July 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Himax Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HIMX) ("Himax" or "Company"), a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, today announced that the Company will hold its annual general meeting in Taiwan on September 4, 2013.

Details of the Annual General Meeting are below:

DATE: September 4, 2013
TIME: TAIWAN 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: HIMAX HEADQUARTERS -- TAINAN CITY, TAIWAN

Shareholders will vote to adopt the Company's 2012 Audited Accounts and Financial Reports and transact any other business brought before the 2013 AGM. A copy of the Company's proxy statement has been filed with the SEC.

Additionally, a copy of Himax Technologies 2012 Annual report has been posted on the Himax Website for download. The Annual Report can be accessed at the following link: http://www.himax.com.tw/ch/investor/ir-Financial-Information.asp.

For additional information and travel arrangements, please contact Company or investor relations contacts listed below.

Company Contact: In the U.S.:
Penny Lin, IR Manager John Mattio, SVP
Tel: 886-2-2370-3999 Ext.22320 Tel: +1-212-301-7130
Email: penny_lin@himax.com.tw Email: john.mattio@mzgroup.us

About Himax Technologies, Inc.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) is a fabless semiconductor solution provider dedicated to display imaging processing technologies. Himax is a worldwide market leader in display driver ICs and timing controllers used in TVs, laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation, and many other consumer electronics devices. Additionally, Himax designs and provides controllers for touch sensor displays, LCOS micro-displays used in palm-size projectors and head-mounted displays, LED driver ICs, power management ICs, scaler products for monitors and projectors, tailor-made video processing IC solutions and silicon IPs. The company also offers digital camera solutions, including CMOS image sensors and wafer level optics, which are used in a wide variety of applications such as mobile phone, tablet, laptop, TV, PC camera, automobile, security and medical devices. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Tainan, Taiwan, Himax currently employs around 1,450 people from three Taiwan-based offices in Tainan, Hsinchu and Taipei and country offices in China, Korea, Japan and the US. Himax has 1,981 patents granted and 1,196 patents pending approval worldwide as of June 30, 2013. Himax has retained its position as the leading display imaging processing semiconductor solution provider to consumer electronics brands worldwide.

http://www.himax.com.tw

Forward Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve factors, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Such factors and risks include, but not limited to, general business and economic conditions and the state of the semiconductor industry; market acceptance and competitiveness of the driver and non-driver products developed by the Company; demand for end-use applications products; reliance on a small group of principal customers; the uncertainty of continued success in technological innovations; our ability to develop and protect our intellectual property; pricing pressures including declines in average selling prices; changes in customer order patterns; changes in estimated full-year effective tax rate; shortages in supply of key components; changes in environmental laws and regulations; exchange rate fluctuations; regulatory approvals for further investments in our subsidiaries; our ability to collect accounts receivable and manage inventory and other risks described from time to time in the Company's SEC filings, including those risks identified in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in its Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 filed with the SEC, as may be amended. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable law.

CONTACT: Company Contacts: Jackie Chang, CFO Himax Technologies, Inc. Tel: 886-2-2370-3999 Ext.22300 Or US Tel: +1-949-585-9838 Ext.252 Fax: 886-2-2314-0877 Email: jackie_chang@himax.com.tw www.himax.com.tw Penny Lin, Investor Relations Himax Technologies, Inc. Tel: 886-2-2370-3999 Ext.22320 Fax: 886-2-2314-0877 Email: penny_lin@himax.com.tw www.himax.com.tw Investor Relations - US Representative MZ North America John Mattio, SVP Tel: +1-212-301-7130 Email: john.mattio@mzgroup.us www.mzgroup.usSource:Himax Technologies, Inc.