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  • Last update: Thursday 12 October 2017 [342 news items]

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.

Coretronics leads BLU makers in 1H09 EPS

Sep 2, 13:24

Taiwan-based backlight module maker Coretronics led Taiwan's top-five BLU makers with the highest EPS at NT$1.12 (US$0.03) in the first half of 2009, buoyed by increasing demand from...

Taiwan makers likely to account for 40% of global diffusion sheet market in 2010

Aug 27, 10:29

Taiwan-based makers are expected to take 40% of the global diffusion sheet market in 2010 as Taiwan makers continue to improve their technology, production cost and capacity, according...

BLU maker Radiant posts profits for 1H09

Aug 21, 15:38

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported net profits of NT$236 million (US$7.15 million) for the second quarter of 2009, bringing the total net...

Coretronic posts net profit for 2Q09

Aug 13, 15:53

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has announced a consolidated net profit of NT$570 million (US$17.31 million) for the second quarter of 2009, equivalent to an EPS of NT$0.76...

BLU maker Radiant posts record July revenues, competitors see mixed results

Aug 12, 14:30

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported record revenues for July, while fellow competitors Forhouse, Kenmos Technology, and Taiwan Nano Electro-Optical...

Asustek, Chimei to launch own-brand LED-backlit LCD monitors

Aug 12, 11:38

Asustek Computer will launch larger than 20-inch LED-backlit LCD monitors worldwide by the end of 2009, while Chimei, the own-brand subsidiary of Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) will...

BLU maker Coretronic reports 4% sequential increase in July revenues

Aug 11, 16:37

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.32 billion (US$162.17 million) for July, up 4.18% from NT$5.11 billion for June, but down 8% from...

HannStar Display China BLU plant to reach full swing in September or October

Newswatch - Aug 4, 14:00

HannStar Display expects its China-based backlight unit (BLU) subsidiary Wujiang Guang Qiao Optic Electronics to reach full capacity in September or October, according to the compa...

LED backlight penetration rate to surpass CCFL in 2014, says DisplaySearch

Jul 31, 12:14

The LED backlight market has rapidly emerged in the TFT-LCD industry and is expected to continue growing for the next five years, according to DisplaySearch. Specifically, DisplaySearch...

LED-backlit monitor shipments to grow fast, says Innolux chairman

Jul 15, 11:40

Demand for LED-backlit monitors will start picking up in the third quarter as the price gap between LED backlight units (BLU) and CCFL BLUs narrows, according to Hsing C Tuan, chairman...

BLU makers 3Q09 revenues to continue growing

Jul 14, 16:19

Backlight unit (BLU) makers will maintain growth momentum in third-quarter 2009 due to stronger seasonal panel sales. Overall shipments are expected to increase 5-10% compared to...

Coretronic posts 4% on-month revenue growth in June

Jul 9, 16:38

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.11 billion (US$154.68 million) for June, an increase of 4% on month, despite some orders being postponed...

Large-size BLU optical film demand grows 22% sequentially in 2Q09, says DisplaySearch

Jul 8, 13:36

Large-size TFT-LCD backlight optical film demand grew by more than 22% sequentially in the second quarter of 2009 to 56 million square meters from 45.9 million square meters in the...

Radiant ships more than 2 million notebook LED BLUs in June

Jul 8, 10:12

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics shipped 2.03 million LED backlight units (BLUs) for notebooks in June 2009, up from 1.88 million units in May, according to the company.

LED monitor penetration rate only 3% in 2009, sources say

Jul 6, 16:10

LED-backlit monitor penetration rate will only be 3% in 2009 because of LED supply shortage and slower-than-expected drop of LED backlight unit (BLU) cost, according to market sour...

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