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BLU maker Radiant sees November revenues up slightly

Dec 6, 11:25

Backlight unit (BLU) supplier Radiant Opto-Electronics has posted consolidated revenues of NT$4.59 billion (US$151.64 million) for November, up 1.1% sequentially and 45.01% on year,...

BLU maker Radiant 2011 revenues to rise thanks to orders from Samsung, Sony and Sharp

Nov 30, 01:15

Radiant Opto-Electronics is one of the few back light unit (BLU) makers to show growth despite a widespread demand drop off in the large-size panel sector. The company's revenues...

CMI injects NT$428 million into GIO

Newswatch - Nov 25, 16:46

In order to strengthen its supply chain, Chimei Innolux (CMI) has pumped extra investment into GIO Optoelectronics, a Taiwan-based maker of CCFLs and LED light bars, to acquire 25.19...

Epistar denies reports about China BLU joint venture with Korea companies

Nov 18, 16:28

LED chipmaker Epistar has denied media reports from South Korea that Epistar, Lumens and backlight unit (BLU) maker Hansol LCD will invest 10 billion won (US$8.84 million), 30 billion...

Rambus TV LED BLU technology ready for volume production in 2011

Nov 5, 11:50

Technology licensing company Rambus is eyeing the LCD TV backlight unit (BLU) market, with its MicroLens' edge-type single-side (on the bottom) LED backlighting technology ready for...

LED TV panel demand to increase significantly in January-February 2011, says Lextar president

Nov 3, 02:00

Demand for LED-backlit LCD TV panels will increase significantly in January-February 2011 as TV vendors are planning to launch new models in March, according to David Su, president...

BLU maker Forhouse posts NT$392 million in 3Q10 net profit

Oct 26, 01:15

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Forhouse has reported NT$392 million (US$12.79 million) or NT$0.89 a share in net profit for the third quarter of 2010 compared with NT$386 million in the...

Coretronic nets NT$1.13 billion in 3Q10 profit

Oct 25, 11:15

Coretronic has posted net profit of NT$1.13 billion (US$36.74 million) for the third quarter of 2010, with an EPS of NT$1.45. Consolidated revenues for the third quarter totaled NT$25.9...

Radiant nets NT$668 million in 3Q10 profit

Oct 22, 14:56

Backlight unit (BLU) supplier Radiant Opto-Electronics has posted net profits of NT$668 million (US$21.72 million) for the third quarter of 2010, with an EPS of NT$1.57.

Panel makers take precautions against appreciating NT dollar

Oct 20, 17:16

TFT-LCD panel makers are not worried about the recent appreciation of the NT dollar but they have to take precautions to avoid any further impact on their profits. They are also worried...

Japan TV vendors look for LED supply from Taiwan

Oct 18, 16:15

With LED-backlit LCD TV market share expected to reach 50% of the global LCD TV market in 2011, Japan-based TV vendors have considered purchasing LEDs from Taiwan-based suppliers...

Most BLU makers post monthly revenue decrease in September

Oct 12, 01:45

Except for Radiant Opto-Electronics, which saw a modest sequential growth in September revenues, Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers including Forhouse and Coretronic posted...

BLU maker Radiant revenues up nearly 24% on year in September

Oct 7, 02:05

Backlight unit (BLU) Radiant Opto Electronics has posted consolidated revenues of NT$4.248 billion (US$136.86 million) for September 2010, up 23.93% from a year earlier. For the first...

Explosive growth of LED driver ICs truly unparalleled, says Petrov Group

Sep 23, 14:10

A bottom-up analysis of product portfolio, business performance, and technology and manufacturing trends of 25 IC vendors confirms the explosive growth of LED driver ICs, according...

BLU makers Kenmos, Forward report sequential growth in August revenues

Sep 13, 14:13

Backlight unit (BLU) makers Kenmos Technology and Forward Electronics have posted sequential revenues growth of 26.87% and 15.36%, respectively, for August 2010.

BLU makers post mixed results for August

Sep 9, 11:30

Coretronic's August revenues declined slightly by 1% from July to NT$8.777 billion (US$275.102 million), while Radiant Opto Electronics and Forhouse registered 1.94% and 6.3% sequential...

Most Taiwan BLU makers see growth in July revenues

Aug 12, 11:32

Despite most Taiwan-based LCD panel manufacturers reporting at least a 10% drop in July consolidated revenues, backlight unit (BLU) makers including Coretronic, Kenmos Technology,...

Coretronic aims to ship 87 million BLU for 2010

Aug 9, 15:18

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic aims to ship 87 million units for 2010, with shipments in the first half topping 41.23 million units, according to the Taiwan-based company.

Forhouse to merge with Taiwan Nano on September 15

Aug 3, 13:59

The planned merger of Forhouse and Taiwan Nano Electro-Optical Technology, two LED backlight unit (BLU) makers under the AUO Group, has been approved by the government to take effect...

LED TV BLU application to account for 50% of Tekcore's revenues by end of 2010

Jul 26, 12:06

LED chipmaker Tekcore expects shipments for application in LED-backlit LCD TV to account for 50% of revenues, up from 40% at present, according to the Taiwan-based company.

CMI reportedly considers limiting its component outsourcing to only 30%

Jul 22, 17:16

Chimei Innolux (CMI) is considering a new strategy for its component supply chain and will have 70% of its component supplies produced in-house with the other 30% outsourced, according...

Key component shortages limit growth of LED BLU for LCD TVs, says DisplaySearch

Jul 20, 15:51

The LED backlight unit (BLU) has emerged as a key factor in the TFT LCD industry, and is expected to maintain its growth momentum for the next several years, according to DisplaySearch...

Unity Opto adds investment of US$2 million in GLT

Jul 20, 13:43

Taiwan-based LED chip packager Unity Opto Technology will invest an additional US$2 million in Global Lighting Technologies (GLT), a Taiwan-based maker of LED backlight units (BLU)...

Taiwan LED chipmakers produce high-power chips for edge-type LED BLU to secure orders from Korea TV vendors

Jul 19, 11:23

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers have begun producing high-power LED chips used in 40-inch LED-backlit LCD TV with edge-type backlight units (BLUs) for TV vendors Samsung Electronics and...

AUO to start LED-backlit LCM volume production in China in 2H10, says vice chairman

Jul 16, 11:38

AU Optronics (AUO) vice chairman HB Chen has revealed that AUO will start volume production of LED-backlit LCD modules (LCMs) at its joint ventures (JVs) in China in the second half...

Taiwan BLU makers step up LCM production

Jul 15, 14:53

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers have stepped up production of LCD modules (LCMs) as a value added service, according to industry sources. Though increased LCM production...

Major China TV vendors to buy LCD panels worth US$5.3 billion from Taiwan in both 2010 and 2011, says CVIA delegation

Jul 15, 10:37

China's major TV vendors are not expected to increase their purchase of LCD panels from Taiwan next year, with the procurement amount staying at US$5.3 billion for both 2010 and 2011,...

LED BLU maker Coretronic reports modest on-month sales growth in June

Jul 12, 14:54

Coretronic's June consolidated revenues grew at a modest 0.02% pace for a new monthly record at NT$8.635 billion (US$269.498 million), of which NT$5.506 billion came from its LED...

Wah Hong June revenues drop slightly, Chi Lin remains flat

Jul 7, 12:36

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial saw its June consolidated revenues drop slightly by 1.4% sequentially, and Chi Lin Technology, a subsidiary of Chi Mei Group, saw its June revenues...

Chi Lin 2010 revenues to increase 30-40%

Jul 5, 16:41

Chi Lin Technology, a subsidiary of the Chi Mei Group, is expected to see 30-40% growth in its 2010 revenues compared to 2009 amid the growth of its LED TV backlight unit (BLU) and...

Genesis will not give out dividends for 2009

Jul 1, 15:53

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics has announced that it will not distribute dividends for 2009 due to a net loss of NT$187 million (US$5.82 million) or NT$1.51...

TV vendors expect LED TV to account for 30-40% of their LCD TV shipments in 2010

Jun 29, 14:03

Global leading LCD TV vendors expect shipments of LED-backlit LCD TVs to account for 30-40% of their total LCD TV shipments in 2010, according to market sources.

Japan TV vendors come to Taiwan to secure LED supply

Jun 25, 15:17

Amid the surging demand for LED-backlit LCD TVs, Japanese TV vendors recently visited Taiwan to secure LED supplies. LED packaging houses including Everlight Electronics, Unity Opto...

Chi Lin signs US$370 million factoring deal

Jun 25, 15:01

Chi Lin Technology, a subsidiary of Chi Mei Group, on June 24 signed a US$370 million account receivables factoring deal with six banks in Taiwan, which will help to replenish its...

Kenmos expects 20-30% revenue growth for 2Q10

Jun 18, 15:45

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology expects its revenues in the second quarter of 2010 to increase 20-30% sequentially and its monthly revenues to continue to...

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