They wouldn't be the first by any stretch—Pioneer and Vizio have both recently clenched the sphincter on plasma production, citing low profitability. If razor-thin profit margins are the concern, though, LG's next move—to produce CRT displays for the developing world, according to the article—seems an odd choice. UPDATE: For what it's worth (a lot?), LG has denied the report. [47News via Crunchgear]
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LG plasmas are HORRIBLY unreliable. When people complain about the price of Kuros, I chuckle a bit.
You get what you pay for. Keep the lip-syncing issues as a free gift.