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Epistar acquires Huga Optotech

Oct 1, 10:51

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will issue new shares in order to obtain a 100% stake in Huga Optotech, the firm announced on September 28. Huga Optotech has been officially acquired...

Chairman and president of Epistar

Backlight demand for large-size products continues to be strong, says Epistar

Sep 19, 15:37

Starting September 2012, demand for AlGaInP LED has been weakening, according to LED chipmaker Epistar. Nevertheless, the firm added, demand for backlight applications is still strong,...

BLU maker Coretronic announces net profits of over NT$500 million for 1H12

Aug 24, 01:25

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronics has reported net profits of NT$268 million (US$8.93 million) or an EPS NT$0.35 for the second quarter of 2012. For the January-June period,...

BOE eyes team up with Formosa Epitaxy, Unity Opto to set up LED epitaxial wafer plant

Aug 17, 11:27

China-based LED firms have been producing low-priced LED chips causing oversupply in the upstream LED chip segment to continue. China-based panel maker BOE recently announced plans...

BLU makers to see drops in revenues due to iPad shipment adjustments

Aug 16, 15:08

Taiwan-based backlight units (BLU) makers such as Radiant Opto-Electronics will most likely see decreases in revenues during the third quarter due to Apple adjusting its iPad orders,...

Taiwan LED firms indicate mixed 3Q12 forecasts

Jul 19, 01:30

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar is conservative about third-quarter 2012 market conditions. Despite having clear order visibility for August, September continues to be unclear,...

Epistar

Total 2Q12 revenues of Taiwan LED firms increase 20% sequentially

Jul 12, 14:38

Market research shows that total second-quarter 2012 revenues of publicly traded Taiwan-based LED firms reached NT$25.82 billion (US$861 million), an on-quarter increase of 22.7%...

LED

Coretronic ships 5.82 million BLUs in June

Jul 11, 12:18

Coretronic shipped 5.82 million backlight units (BLUs) in June, mainly consisting of 480,000 units for LCD TVs (94% being LED applications), 1.91 million units for monitors (86% being...

September orders depend on China market, says Epistar chairman

Jun 20, 01:30

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, has noted the firm's order visibility for TV LED backlight units (BLU) is clear to August. Orders in September will...

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Epistar

LED lighting demand for chips to exceed backlight units in 2014, says Lextar chairman

Jun 15, 15:44

LED lighting will become the main LED application in 2014, according to David Su, chairman of Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar.

LED lightings

Taiwan LED firms see mild revenue growths in May

Jun 15, 12:35

According to statistics, the total May revenues of Taiwan-based LED firms reached NT$8.7 billion (US$290.9 million), up by 4.59% on month but down 12.1% on year. Benefitting from...

LED lighting

Innovative designs of ultrabooks may see panel and BLU makers play bigger roles in notebook manufacturing

Jun 7, 11:56

Accommodating the introduction of Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and Microsoft's Windows 8, numerous industry leading notebook brands are currently showcasing ultrabooks at Computex...

Asustek Taichi ultrabook with double-sided LCD display

Radiant BLU shipments for iPads likely to reduce in 2H12, say sources

May 31, 01:25

BLU maker Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to see its shipments of BLUs for Apple's iPads affected significantly in the second half of 2012 when LG Display and Sharp are likely...

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Coretonic shifts focus to small- to mid-size BLUs

May 24, 16:17

Coretronic may see operations improve as it starts to focus more on small- to medium-size backlight units (BLU) instead of large-size monitor applications.

BLU maker Coretronic reports declined profits for 1Q12

Apr 30, 12:04

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic saw its net profits drop 40.8% on quarter and 64.3% on year to NT$239 million (US$8.15 million) in the first quarter of 2012 due largely to weak...

Radiant reports over 16% on-quarter profit growth for 1Q12

Apr 25, 12:55

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has announced net profits of NT$1.20 billion (US$40.64 million) for the first quarter of 2012, increasing 16.7% from a year earlier...

Coretronic reports March revenues down 38% on-year

Apr 11, 11:41

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic announced March revenues of NT$5.419 billion (US$183 million), down 2% on month and 38% on year. March shipments of TV and monitor...

Everlight looks to run at full capacity in 3Q12

Mar 29, 15:31

LED packaging firm Everlight Electronics has seen its utilization rate improve to 60-70% recently and expects the ratio to climb to 80% in the second quarter, according to the company...

AUO lands panel orders for Apple 7.85-inch iPads, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 5, 11:57

AU Optronics (AUO) has landed LCD panel orders for Apple's planned 7.85-inch iPads, which are expected to be launched in the third quarter of 2012, according to a Chinese-language...

Coretronic to begin volume production of laser projectors in 3Q12

Feb 17, 11:58

BLU and projector maker Coretronic plans to roll out LED laser hybrid projectors in the second quarter of 2012 and to begin volume production of laser projectors in the third quarter,...

Coretronic sets 2012 capex at NT$2 billion

Feb 16, 01:45

Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic expects its capex for 2012 to reach NT$2 billion (US$67.6 million), with 70% of the budget to be allocated for the expansion of...

BLU maker Coretronic posts EPS of over NT$2 in 2011

Feb 15, 16:00

BLU (back-lit unit) and projector maker Coretronic has reported net profits of NT$1.92 billion (US$64.88 million) or NT$2.09 per share on consolidated revenues of NT$77.06 billion...

Coretronic looks to rising projector shipments in February

Feb 10, 14:13

Coretronic expects to ship more projectors in February to boost its revenues after the company saw its consolidated revenues decrease 6% on month and 3% on year to NT$5.53 billion...

Radiant sees increased January revenues

Feb 7, 11:37

Radiant Opto-Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of backlight units (BLUs), has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.696 billion (US$193 million) for January, increasing 19.86% on...

BLU makers see mixed sequential growth in January revenues

Feb 7, 01:30

Bright Led Electronics and Wellypower Optronics, two Taiwan-based makers of LED backlight units (BLUs), saw their January consolidated revenues of NT$186 million (US$6.3 million)...

BLU maker Radiant expects strong revenue gains in 2012

Jan 19, 10:49

Taiwan-based backlight module (BLU) maker Radiant is expected to see its revenues increase substantially in 2012, buoyed by the launch of new iPads as well as ultrabooks by branded...

Coretronic posts December shipments of 102,000 projectors, 4.52 million BLUs

Jan 11, 15:09

Taiwan-based Coretronic shipped 102,000 projectors and 4.52 million backlight units (BLUs) to bring in consolidated revenues of NT$5.893 billion (US$194 million) in December, according...

Funding of Taiwan LED firms decreases 80% in 2011

Jan 11, 14:56

Taiwan-based LED firms accumulated financial capital of NT$13.8 billion (US$460 million) in 2011, down 80% compared to NT$76.2 billion in 2010. Industry sources believe low demand...

LED lighting

LED chipmakers and packaging firms suffer revenue declines in December

Jan 10, 15:58

Affected by seasonal factors, most Taiwan-based LED chipmakers and LED packaging companies have posted declines in revenues for December, with the setbacks suffered by upstream chipmakers...

Digitimes Research: Seoul Semiconductor 2011 revenues to decrease by 12% on-year

Jan 5, 13:54

South Korea-based large size LED firm Seoul Semiconductor has lowered the expected revenues for 2011 to KRW735 billion (US$639 million). The revenues after update are 12% less than...

LED lighting

Lite-On optimistic about 2012

Jan 2, 10:49

Raymond Soong, chairman of Taiwan-based Lite-On Technology, indicated optimism for 2012 and for the firm to show single digit growth. According to KC Terng, CEO of Lite-On, the firm...

Lite-On executives

Commentary: Market opportunities for direct-type LED TVs

Dec 28, 15:31

The penetration rate of LED TVs will likely reach 40% in 2011, a bit lower than 50% forecast in the beginning of the year. The market expects direct-type LED TVs will cause a new...

LCD TV

Low order visibility for LED BLUs

Dec 28, 14:51

Despite rush orders for LED backlightings for new TV models in the fourth quarter, demand for LED TVs has remained weak in general, with most LED players holding a cautious outlook...

Epileds, Formosa Epitaxy report falling November revenues

Dec 13, 01:35

The LED industry continues to feel low demand in fourth-quarter 2011. Despite there being some urgent orders for backlight products, the price drops and high inventory will likely...

BLU sales to remain weak in next three months, say sources

Dec 13, 01:00

Most backlight unit (BLU) makers have seen their revenues decline 10% on average in November due to slow demand with the prospects that their sales will remain weak in the next three...

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