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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

Coretronic BLU shipments to grow less than 10% in 3Q11

Aug 15, 16:25

Backlight units (BLUs) supplier Coretronic has posted consolidated revenues of NT$18 billion (US$600 million) and an operating income of NT$294 million for second-quarter 2011, with...

Coretronic BLU shipments up in July, Radiant down

Aug 10, 11:48

Taiwan-based Coretronic shipped 5.31 million CCFL and LED backlight units (BLUs) in July, rising 9.0% on month, whereas fellow maker Radiant Opto-Electronics' BLU shipments reached...

LCD monitor sales in Taiwan likely to decrease 10% in 2011

Aug 3, 01:25

The high penetration rate of LCD monitors and the increasing popularity of low-priced notebooks and tablet PCs are likely to cause annual sales of LCD monitors in Taiwan to decrease...

Asia will sustain LED business over near term, says Information Network

Aug 2, 14:55

While steady and positive proliferation of LED lighting products continues, key price points could trigger real commercial demand, and Korea, Japan, and China have the solutions according...

Wistron-AUO China joint venture eyes OEM orders for LCD TVs from Sony

Jul 27, 12:16

BriVision Optronics, a joint-venture maker of LCD modules established in August 2010 by Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) and ODM maker Wistron in Zhoushan, southern...

BLU maker Global Lighting Technologies sets IPO price

Jul 21, 01:45

LED backlight unit and light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) will debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) with an initial price of NT$50 (US$1.73) on July 28...

Penetration of LED-backlit monitors to reach over 60% in 2H11

Jul 13, 01:05

The growth of LED-backlit monitors has been growing rapidly as many brands have stopped introducing CCFL-backlit products. In addition, the price of LED-backlit monitors has been...

BLU maker Global Lighting Technologies to debut on TSE in July

Jul 7, 01:40

LED backlight unit and light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) has received approval to list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). The company is expected to make...

Radiant June revenues slightly down sequentially

Jul 6, 14:40

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.740 billion (US$199 million) for June 2011, declining 2.32% on month. However,...

Taiwan LED makers to benefit from China-based TV vendors controlling BLUs, says Epistar chairman

Jul 1, 01:00

Taiwan-based LED chip makers and packaging houses will see increasing potential orders for LED BLUs for 37-inch-and-above TVs from China-based vendors, as they have increasingly decided...

BLU maker Radiant to issue US$100 million ECBs

Jun 3, 01:35

Backlit unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has decided to issue up to US$100 million worth of euro convertible bonds (ECBs) to raise funds to finance expansion projects at...

Radiant Opto-Electronics expecting BLU orders from Sharp

May 30, 12:17

Radiant Opto-Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of backlight units (BLUs), expects to obtain orders for Sharp's new LCD TV models after the Japan-based company resumes operation of...

Coretronic to become Apple supplier

May 25, 01:15

Rumors have surfaced that Taiwan-based backlight module maker Coretronic will become a supplier for Apple's iPad. The shipment penetration rate of Coretronic's BLUs for LED TVs reached...

Declining April revenues for some Taiwan-based BLU makers

May 9, 14:39

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers, Radiant Opto-Electronics (ROEC) and Wah Hong Industrial, have announced their April revenues with slight declines from their record high...

BLU maker Kenmos to hand out cash dividend of NT$0.85 for 2010

Apr 25, 14:47

LED Backlight unit (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology plans to deal out cash dividends of NT$0.85 for 2010 based on a net profit of NT$172 million (US$5.95 million) or an EPS of NT$1 recorded...

Coretronic posts strong revenues in March, but expects projector shipments to drop in April

Apr 11, 12:15

Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic has announced strong revenues gains for March but noted its projector shipments are likely to decline over 10% sequentially in...

Radiant March revenues hit new high

Apr 7, 01:30

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has posted higher-than-expected revenues of NT$5.96 billion (US$204.1 million) for March 2011, a record high monthly figure for...

LED 1Q11 chip prices fall 15-20% sequentially

Apr 7, 01:00

Quotes for LED chips in the first quarter of 2011 dropped an average of 15-20% on quarter, and those for small-size chips even fell over 30%, Taiwan-based makers cited LEDinside as...

BLU makers Radiant and Coretronic to see revenues edge up in March

Apr 6, 15:44

Backlight unit (BLU) makers Radiant Opto-Electronics and Coretronic are expected to see their revenues swing upward in March 2011, buoyed by shipments to the tablet PC supply chain,...

Coretronic to invest more in China subsidiary

Stockwatch - Mar 31, 11:44

Coretronic has announced an additional investment of US$9.5 million in China-based subsidiary Nano Precision (Nanjing), which makes acrylic sheets and light-guides.

Radiant posts net profit of NT$2.6 billion for 2010

Mar 25, 01:30

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has announced net profits of NT$2.6 billion (US$87.96 million) for 2010 with an EPS of NT$6.11.

Coretronic February consolidated revenues up 9% sequentially

Mar 8, 01:45

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.19 billion (US$210.94 million) for February, increased by 9% sequentially.

Radiant February consolidated revenues up almost 30% sequentially

Mar 7, 16:39

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has posted consolidated revenues of NT$5.21 billion (US$177.25 million) for February, increasing 29.4% sequentially and 84.6% on...

AUO subsidiary Darwin to merge with BriView

Feb 25, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) backlight unit (BLU) subsidiary Darwin Precisions has announced plans to merge with BriView Electronics, also a subsidiary of AUO, with a exchange ratio of one...

BLU maker Forhouse to build R&D center

Feb 21, 11:58

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Forhouse has unveiled plans to invest NT$90 million (US$3.07 million) to build a R&D center at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), northern Taiwan.

Taiwan flat-panel industry value to reach NT$379.13 billion in 1Q11

Feb 18, 15:01

Due to fewer working days and seasonality, Taiwan's flat-panel display industry value is expected to reach NT$379.13 billion (US$12.92 billion) in the first quarter of 2011, dropping...

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