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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...

Coretronic January revenues down 11.8% sequentially

Feb 11, 01:25

Coretronic has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.69 billion (US$196.51 million) for January 2011, a decrease of 11.8% sequentially and 12% on year.

BLU makers Radiant and Forhouse post mixed results for January

Feb 10, 01:15

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics and Forhouse have recorded mixed results for January, with Radiant seeing its consolidated revenues slide 10% to NT$4.03 billion...

Huga Optotech to expand LED capacity

Feb 1, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Huga Optotech will expand its LED epitaxy capacity from 60 MOCVD sets currently to about 70 sets in second-quarter 2011 due to expected...

Foxconn reportedly to take up BLU capacity at Coretronic and Chi Lin

Jan 27, 01:10

Foxconn Electronics reportedly plans to take up a 15% stake in backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic at a unit price of NT$55 (US$1.89) per share. Market rumors also indicated that...

CCFL and LED BLU supplier Wellypower posts record high December revenues

Jan 6, 02:15

CCFL supplier and LED chip packaging company Wellypower Optronics saw its consolidated revenues hit a record high of NT$820 million (US$28.16 million) in December 2010. However, Wellypower...

Radiant to post new record in December revenues

Jan 5, 01:45

Consolidated revenues of backlight unit (BLU) supplier Radiant Opto-Electronics are estimated to reach a new record high in December 2010, exceeding NT$4.6 billion (US$157.94 million),...

BLU makers to report mix results for 4Q10, says report

Newswatch - Dec 28, 16:41

With the fourth quarter being the traditional weak season, most of the backlight unit (BLU) makers are expected to see sequential decreases in revenues for the quarter. But Radiant...

Optimax rents out STSP plant to SJA

Dec 24, 11:26

Polarizer maker Optimax Technology will rent out its plant at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) to Sheng Jay Automation Technologies (SJA) in order to activate assets, and increase...

Small- to medium-size BLU prices drop 5-10% in 4Q10

Dec 13, 15:02

In order to support operations and revenues during the LED weak season in the fourth quarter of 2010, backlight unit (BLU) makers have started to provide price-cut promotions for...

Coretronic reportedly to supply BLUs for iPad 2

Dec 8, 02:05

Coretronic has reportedly entered the supply chain for the second generation iPad, and will supply BLUs to Chimei Innolux (CMI) and LG Display.

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)...

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