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  • Last update: Tuesday 15 July 2014 [322 news items]

BLU makers Radiant, Wellypower enjoy about 30% growth in March revenues

Apr 7, 15:50

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers Radiant Opto-Electronics and Wellypower Optronics have both reported that their March consolidated revenues grew about 30%.

Unity Opto, Ledtech, Ligitek report growth in March revenues

Apr 7, 15:37

LED packaging houses Unity Opto Technology, Ledtech Electronics and Ligitek Electronics have reported sequential increases of 38.74%, 91.14% and 23.34%, respectively, for March rev...

Light guide plates for LED TVs in short supply

Apr 7, 11:18

Light guide plates, a key component of LED backlight unit (BLU) for LCD TV, are reportedly in short supply, and the shortage is expected to remain for a while amid the surging demand...

Radiant generates net profit of over NT$1.3 billion from 2009

Mar 26, 17:02

Taiwan-based LED backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics on March 25 published its 2009 financial performance, posting net profit of NT$1.362 billion (US$42.74 million)...

Two AUO subsidiaries to expand capacities in China

Mar 16, 14:44

AU Optronics (AUO) will add investment in its LCD TV ODM subsidiary BriView Electronics to expand its production capacity in Kunshan, eastern China, where AUO is also planning to...

Radiant and Forhouse have over 10% on-month drop in February revenues

Mar 11, 16:27

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers Radiant Opto-Electronics and Forhouse have announced an on-month drop of over 10% in their February revenues due to fewer working days and...

Coretronic reports 6% sequential drop for February revenues

Mar 10, 16:58

Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic has posted consolidated revenues of NT$6.7 billion (US$210.99 million) for February, down 6.08% on month but up 50.67% on year,...

China market: Single-side LED BLUs to be adopted for entry-level LCD TVs

Mar 1, 15:56

LCD TV makers are expected to launch models with lower cost, newly designed single-side edge-type LED backlight units (BLUs) to compete for the emerging LED TV market in China in...

Young Optics sees lower sales and profit in 2009

Feb 26, 15:48

Taiwan-based light engine maker Young Optics, a subsidiary of backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.6 billion (US$174.61 million) for...

Labor and polarizer shortage may affect panel prices in March

Feb 26, 15:05

LCD panel makers are monitoring the supply shortage of polarizers, backlight units (BLUs) and labor in China, as well as the lower-than-expected sales in China, as all these factors...

LED TV vendors ask for smaller, brighter LED chips, says Epistar

Feb 23, 11:30

Average LED chip brightness is expected to increase by 20% in 2010 as first-tier LCD TV vendors are demanding higher brightness and smaller in size LED chips for LCD TV backlight...

LED BLU costs falling faster than CCFL BLUs, says DisplaySearch

Feb 22, 16:15

The cost of a 40-inch edge-type LED backlit unit (BLU) is expected to drop to US$100 in the fourth quarter of 2010 from US$118 in the first quarter of 2010, driven down by increasing...

AUO BLU subsidiaries to merge in September

Feb 11, 16:41

The board of directors of backlight unit (BLU) makers Forhouse and Taiwan Nano Electro-Optical Technology, subsidiaries of AU Optronics (AUO), have decided to merge the two companies...

Wah Hong reports high in January revenues

Feb 4, 17:06

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial has announced consolidated revenues of NT$742.61 million (US$23.24 million) for January, a new historical high.

Radiant shipping LED BLUs for Apple iPad, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 3, 16:36

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics will ship a total of 300,000 LED backlight units (BLUs) for the Apple iPad in January, according to a Chinese-language report on Economic...

LED to surpass CCFL in large-size LCD backlights in 2011, says DisplaySearch

Jan 27, 16:40

LED backlight units (BLUs) will surpass CCFL/EEFL BLUs in large-size TFT-LCD panels in 2011, and achieve 74% penetration in 2013, according to DisplaySearch.

Unity Opto enjoys increased revenues in December

Jan 6, 15:52

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology has reported revenues of NT$392.92 million (US$12.2 million) for December, up 0.62% on month from NT$390.48 million and up 89.43%...

Unity Opto receives NT$1.5 billion orders from HannStar, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 5, 17:00

Taiwan-based LED packaging houses Unity Opto Technology has received NT$1.5 billion (US$47.13 million) worth of orders for LEDs use in notebook backlight units (BLUs) from HannStar...

Kenmos to recognize loss from investment in Kenmos PV

Dec 31, 15:03

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology has announced it will recognize a loss of NT$380 million (US$11.81 million) for its investment in Kenmos PV, a joint venture...

Wistron subsidiary starts development of LCD park in southern China

Newswatch - Dec 30, 16:21

A subsidiary of Taiwan-based Wistron has begun development of an LCD industrial park in Zhongshan, southern China, with a total investment of three billion yuan (US$439 million),...

LED chip supplies to remain short for 2 years, says Neo-Neon

Dec 23, 12:04

The global supply of LED chips will remain short over the next two years due to increasing use in LCD panel backlightings and even faster increases in lighting applications, according...

Harvatek aims at over 50% revenue growth in 2010, says chairman

Newswatch - Dec 21, 15:11

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Harvatek aims at an over 50% revenue growth in 2010, company chairman Bily Wang was cited as saying by a Commercial Times report today.

BLU maker Radiant posts sequential decrease in November revenues

Dec 7, 17:04

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has posted consolidated revenues of NT$3.17 billion (US$98.22 million) for November, a 3.39% decrease sequentially,...

BLU makers report mixed results for October

Nov 10, 16:15

Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic saw its October consolidated revenues increase 5% sequentially and 28% on year to NT$8.36 billion (US$258.54 million).

Taiwan LED chipmakers expanding capacity on strong backlight demand

Nov 3, 12:26

The total blue LED chip capacity of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, Tekcore, Arima Optoelectronics, Genesis Photonics and Huga Optotech is expected to increase...

Coretronic 3Q09 net profit reaches almost NT$900 million

Oct 30, 16:53

Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic has announced third-quarter consolidated revenues of NT$21.05 billion (US$647.14 million) with an operating income of NT$463 million...

Unity Opto, Harvatek report net profit for 3Q09

Oct 30, 15:46

LED packaging houses Unity Opto Technology and Harvatek have reported net profits of NT$328.85 million (US$10.12 million) and NT$102.58 million, respectively, for the third quarter...

Coretronic and Radiant report differing results in September

Oct 7, 16:49

Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.83 billion (US$212.47 million) for September, a growth of 14.96% from NT$5.94 billion...

Booming September sales for Wah Hong, Wellypower

Oct 6, 15:39

Taiwan-based optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$696.50 million (US$21.5 million) for September, representing a third consecutive monthly...

Global shortage of epitaxial LED wafers will not ease until 2012, says Epistar chairman

Sep 30, 16:03

The existing global supply shortage of epitaxial wafers used to make LED chips for backlight modules (BLUs) will not relax until 2012, according to chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker...

Taiwan Nano expects LED notebook BLUs to boost September sales

Sep 15, 15:29

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Taiwan Nano Electro-Optical Technology saw the largest revenue increase of all BLU makers in Taiwan in August due to increased shipments of notebook LED...

Most BLU makers post strong revenue growth for August

Sep 11, 14:32

Most Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers saw their revenues grow significantly in August, with Taiwan Nano Electro-Optical Technology leading with the highest sequential growth...

Coretronic posts on-month growth in August revenues

Sep 10, 15:28

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.94 billion (US$181.68 million) for August, a growth of 11.62% from NT$5.32 billion for July, but...

Amtran unveils Vizio 55-inch LED TV; US vendor aiming to ship 2-3 million LED TVs in 2010

Sep 9, 12:31

Amtran Technology, an affiliate of Vizio, on September 8 unveiled in Taiwan a 55-inch LED TV it makes for the US vendor. Amtran chairman Alpha Wu said Vizio aims to ship 2-3 million...

Vizio 55-inch LED-backlit LCD TV unveiled by Amtran in Taipei

LCD component makers Wah Hong, Radiant report record revenues for August

Sep 7, 15:53

Taiwan-based LCD optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial and backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics (ROEC) have reported record consolidated revenues for August.

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