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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...

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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...

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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...

LED firms report steady August revenues

Sep 7, 01:15

LED packaging house Everlight reported flat August revenues of NT$1.35 billion (US$46.38 million), representing a 17.19% on-year decrease. Low demand for TV backlight modules (BLUs)...

Rapid price drop of LED lighting is expected in 3Q11

Sep 7, 01:10

LED lighting ASPs are likely to decrease rapidly. The price of high power LEDs has been falling close to 50% in 2010-2011. The price is likely to fall another 5-10% in the third qu...

Kenmos expects better sales in 2H11 due to new clients

Aug 31, 12:38

Backlight module (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.74 billion (US$128 million) in first-half 2011, with pretax income of NT$35 million.

LED backlight market yet to hit bottom, says Lite-On CEO

Aug 30, 15:38

The market for LED backlight modules has not yet hit bottom, as oversupply continues plaguing it, according to KC Terng, CEO of Lite-On Technology. But LED packaging house Unity Opto...

Radiant to be main BLU supplier for iPad 3

Aug 23, 15:50

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics has become the major supplier of backlight units (BLUs) for iPad 3 panels, according to industry sources.

Price of sapphire substrates to drop in 4Q11 due to high levels of inventory

Aug 23, 01:00

Weak demand in the LED market has been causing the price for upstream sapphire substrates to drop continuously. The price of 2-inch sapphire substrates dropped to US$15-17/unit in...

LED market shows slight growth in 2Q11

Aug 22, 16:44

Low demand for LED TVs and the decreasing number of LED chips used per device have been causing the LED market to grow just 12.4% on quarter compared to first-quarter 2011. LED market...

Radiant Opto-Electronics posts highest 1H11 net EPS among Taiwan-based BLU makers

Aug 19, 01:05

Radiant Opto-Electronics on August 18 released its financial report for the first half of 2011, with its net EPS of NT$5.35 the highest among Taiwan's backlight unit makers.

LED players bracing for weak year-end shopping

Aug 18, 11:27

With TV vendors digesting their inventories, demand for large-size LED backlighting products continues to be gloomy. While demand in the past would usually start picking up in September...

LED firms looking to lighting products for revenue growth
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