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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...

LED makers report mixed results for November

Dec 8, 11:03

Taiwan-based LED makers have reported mixed results for November, with Epistar, Edison Opto, Wellypower, Bright LED, and Ledtech Optoelectronics posting sequential revenue gains for...

LED lighting

BLU maker Radiant looks to over 5% sequential revenue growth in 4Q11

Nov 14, 12:27

LCD backlight module (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to see its consolidated revenues grow over 5% to NT$16.5-17 billion (US$546.57 million) in the fourth quarter...

BLU maker Coretronic sees flat revenues in October

Nov 10, 01:05

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.75 billion (US$224.21 million) for October, standing flat from September's NT$6.76 billion. Shipments...

LED firms report falling October revenues

Nov 9, 01:20

LED chipmaker Epistar reported falling October revenues of NT$1.26 billion (US$42 million), representing a 10.6% decrease on month and 26% decrease on year. Epistar indicated despite...

Apple likely to modify LED back-light solutions for next-generation iPads, say sources

Nov 7, 16:34

LED back-light unit (BLU) vendors have reportedly offered two alternative backlight solutions for Apple to choose from for its next-generation iPad, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Brand vendors to introduce low-price LED TVs to boost sales

Nov 3, 11:14

Weaker-than-expected demand for LCD TVs in 2011 has prompted many brands to introduce low-price models hoping to stimulate demand and increase sales. In 2012, 3D will continue to...

Wellypower posts losses for 3Q11

Oct 27, 15:09

Taiwan-based LED packaging company Wellypower Optronics has posted net losses of NT$61 million (US$2.02 million) for the third quarter of 2011, compared to a net profit of NT$10 million...

LED prices likely to continue falling in 4Q11

Oct 26, 11:53

Having fallen 5-15% in third quarter 2011, LED prices are expected to continue dropping in the fourth quarter amid oversupply pressue.

Epileds aims at gross margin of 30% in 4Q11

Oct 25, 15:15

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epileds Technologies debuted on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on October 24, 2011. The company's gross margin of the first three quarters in 2011 reached...

LED chipmakers likely to report losses for 3Q11

Oct 24, 15:07

Upstream LED chipmakers are likely to report losses in the third quarter due to low demand, according to market estimates.

Taiwan LED firms facing increasing competition from South Korea peers

Oct 17, 15:31

Performance in 2012 is likely to be flat on year, said Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight. LED lighting is likely to be the one market that demonstrates...

LED firms report disappointing third quarter revenues

Oct 11, 15:39

Several Taiwan-based LED firms have reported falling September and third-quarter revenues showing the low season in the LED industry in the third quarter.

BLU maker Coretronic posts revenue gains in September

Oct 11, 14:51

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has reported September 2011 consolidated revenues of NT$6.76 billion (US$222.6 million), up 7% on month. Accumulated revenues for the January-September...

Everlight anticipates LED lighting revenues to reach 15% of total revenues in 2012, says chairman

Oct 3, 15:26

The continuous weak demand for LED TV backlight modules (BLUs) has been causing delayed growth in the LED market. However, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging...

Everlight plans to expand operations in China, says chairman

Sep 21, 11:40

Capacity utilization in the LED industry has been lower than expected in 2011, and the fourth quarter is likely to be moderate, said Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight. Growth of TV...

Robert Yeh

Tekcore clearing out inventory

Sep 15, 12:20

Tekcore has been aggressively clearing out inventories. Tekcore hopes to return to a normal level of inventory turnover. Weak demand in the market has extended Tekcore's inventory...

Coretronic August revenues down

Sep 13, 15:01

Taiwan-based Coretronic has posted August 2011 consolidated revenues of NT$6.34 billion (US$215 million), compared to July's NT$6.33 billion. Accumulated consolidated revenues from...

Nichia to enter the TV BLU market

Sep 7, 14:45

Demand for TV backlight modules (BLUs) has been decreasing. Competition is likely to become more fierce as Japan-based LED firm Nichia enters the market.

Radiant revenues fall in August

Sep 7, 11:38

LCD backlight module (BLU) maker Radiant has reported consolidated revenues totaled NT$5.01 billion in August 2011, with an on-month decrease of 2.88%. Industry sources noted that...

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