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  • Last update: Wednesday 27 August 2014 [37 news items]

Cree to invest in Lextar Electronics

Aug 27, 14:22

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics on August 27 announced that US-based Cree will invest US$83 million to acquire 13.32% of its...

Cree demonstrates 200-lumen LED concept luminaire

Jan 24, 14:55

Cree has demonstrated its first 200-lumen-per-watt (LPW) LED concept luminaire, which offers more than twice the efficiency of linear fluorescent luminaires, according to the compa...

Cree reports financial results for fiscal 1Q14

Oct 23, 21:46

Cree has announced that its revenues reached US$391 million for its first quarter of fiscal 2014, which ended September 29, 2013. This represents a 24% increase compared to revenues...

Epistar starts shipping LED chips to Cree, say Taiwan makers

Sep 13, 11:03

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar obtained OEM orders for low- and mid-power blue-color LED chips from US-based Cree in July 2013 and will begin shipments in...

Digitimes Research: Cree sees improved performance due to product strategies and supply chain integration

Aug 23, 12:35

As Cree continues to see its revenues increase, the company also expects to see its profit margins remain at 38% in 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

Cree reports strong growth for fiscal 4Q13

Aug 14, 12:26

Cree has announced revenue of US$375 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, ended June 30, 2013. This represents a 22% increase compared to revenue of US$306.8 million reported...

Commentary: Rising LED light bulb demand will not ease oversupply

Jun 10, 14:50

Pricing is an important factor in the commercialization of LED lighting. To stimulate demand, LED light bulb firms have been introducing low-price products.

Cree reports financial results for fiscal 3Q13

Apr 26, 14:46

US-based LED firm Cree reported US$348.9 million in revenues for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2013, ended March 31, 2013. The figure showed an on-quarter increase of 1% and...

International brands lead LED light bulb price competition

Apr 22, 14:14

The global LED light bulb pricing has been falling in 2013 because some large-size industry leading brands have introduced low-price products. Market observers believe demand in the...

Taiwan LED firms optimistic about LED light bulb comercialization in US market

Mar 18, 10:48

Taiwan-based LED firms are optimistic about the commercialization of LED light bulbs in the US market, as Cree, an US-based LED firm, recently introduced a warm white 40W retrofit...

LED light bulbs

LED component pricing to fall in 2013

Mar 6, 22:03

The first quarter is a traditional low season and the pricing of LED components used in backlighting and lighting products is expected to fall. In particular, medium-size LEDs used...

Digitimes Research: Cree LED lighting revenues to account for 38% of total revenues in 2013

Jan 25, 11:09

US-based LED firm Cree has started with producing LED components and began to expand into LED lighting production in 2012.

Tough competition in LED industry to continue in 2013, says Lextar chairman

Nov 2, 10:59

David Su, chairman of Lextar, a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), expects tough competition in the next 2-3 years, especially in 2013, but believes by 2014-2015, fluctuations...

China market: Nichia hopes to obtain 30-40% market share in 2013

Oct 31, 13:54

To build market share in China's LED lighting market, international firms have been expanding capacity. Philips' Lumileds has revealed plans to expand LED component capacity in its...

SemiLEDs and Cree end patent litigation

Jun 27, 15:56

SemiLEDs Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced that SemiLEDs and Cree have agreed to end their respective patent infringement litigation...

Everlight, Delta showcasing technologies at LED Lighting Taiwan 2012

Jun 19, 17:00

The LED Lighting Taiwan 2012 is currently being held at Nangang Exhibition Hall from June 19-21. There are 250 participating firms from the supply chain in Taiwan and abroad and close...

Delta booth

Taiwan-based LED firms surprised by report of Cree cutting prices

Apr 11, 16:22

US-based LED firm Cree reportedly plans to cut costs of LED street lamps by half to US$200/unit but no detail is avaiable.

Cree sees fiscal 2Q12 revenues up sequentially

Jan 18, 16:35

Cree, a US-based LED lighting firm, has announced revenues of US$304.1 million for its second quarter of fiscal 2012, ended December 25, 2011. This represents an 18% increase compared...

Commentary: LED lighting moving towards patent-dominated market

Oct 24, 12:05

The big LED lighting pie has been attracting many firms to enter the market, heating up competition between traditional and new firms. Fierce competition can lead to patent wars as...

Cree revenues increase in 1Q of FY2012

Oct 19, 12:17

Cree, a market leader in LED lighting, has announced revenue of US$269.0 million for its first quarter of fiscal 2012, ended September 25, 2011. This represents a 0.2% increase compared...

Cree lights up China highway

Oct 14, 14:54

China recently completed its largest highway lighting upgrade with more than 10,000 street lights featuring more than a million of Cree's XLamp XP-G and XP-E High Efficiency White...

Cree acquires Ruud Lighting

Aug 18, 11:49

Cree has announced the acquisition of Ruud Lighting, a supplier of LED outdoor lighting, at an estimated net cost of approximately US$525 million. Cree said the acquisition allows...

Aeon Lighting announces cooperation with Cree

Jul 29, 15:42

Taiwan-based high-power LED lighting firm, Aeon Lighting Technology, has announced cooperation with US-based Cree Lighting to secure supplies of LED chips. Aeon will adopt Cree's...

Increase drive current can rapidly lower LED costs, says FOREPI chairman

Jul 12, 14:46

Cost-down has become the focus of competition in the LED industry. According to Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI), the IT industry has been focusing on increasing...

Formosa Epitaxy to gain more distribution channels in China

Jun 22, 10:37

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) has announced the signing of a strategic agent distribution agreement with World Peace Industrial Group to facilitate its LED lighting...

Hsinchu City cooperates with Cree to become the first LED city in Taiwan

Jun 15, 01:20

The Hsinchu city government signed an agreement with international lighting firm Cree to become the first LED city in Taiwan on June 14. Cree launched the "LED City Program"...

Genesis aims to be second largest producer of LED lighting chips in China

Jun 14, 01:40

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics indicated its goal is to become the second largest LED lighting chip producer in China. Its market share in China is expected to exceed...

The future of Taiwan's LED lighting industry: Q&A with Edison Opto chairman Jason Wu

May 12, 12:00

A booming time has come for the LED lighting industry, and its players are optimistic. Jason Wu, chairman of Taiwan-based LED components firm Edison Opto (Edison), talked about the...

Jason Wu, chairman of Edison Opto

LED lighting market to take-off in 3Q11

Jan 14, 01:30

The LED lighting market is expected to see significant growth as early as the third quarter of 2011 as Taiwan-based LED chipmakers are expected to follow US-based Cree, who lowered...

Philips and Cree sign LED patent cross-license agreement

Jul 9, 10:18

Philips Electronics and Cree have signed a comprehensive, worldwide patent cross-license agreement designed to further accelerate the growth of the LED lighting market.

China Electric signs with Cree to enhance overseas marketing of LED lighting

Sep 30, 15:37

Taiwan-based lighting product maker China Electric on September 29 signed a strategic agreement with US-based Cree to introduce the latter's LED technologies and strengthen its marketing...

Epistar lands US$120 million LED chip orders for China streetlamps

Jun 19, 15:49

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has landed US$120 million worth of orders from China for LED chips to be used in 400,000 streetlamps, according to market sources.

Taiwan LED players eyeing 1.4 million LED streetlamp business from China

Jun 9, 14:44

Taiwan LED players are looking to grab a portion of the 1.4 million LED streetlamp business that the China government plans to install by the end of 2009, according to market sourc...

An LED streetlamp

Leading LED makers facing challenges from Taiwan and Korea rivals, says IMS Research

May 13, 15:42

In 2007, the leading LED suppliers remained the same, but they now face strong challenges from companies in Taiwan and Korea, according to ISM Research.

Taiwan LED players expect little impact from LGD-Cree partnership

Feb 3, 14:47

Despite the cooperation between LG Display (LGD) and Cree on LED backlighting, Taiwan LED players believe that the partnership will have more impact on Japanese LED players than on...

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  • Cree+introduces+LM16+LED+replacement+lamp

    Cree introduces LM16 LED replacement lamp

    The new LM16 LED Lamp matches the performance, appearance and ANSI form factor of the traditional halogen lamp, and it also works with a broad range of transformers and dimmers to...

    Photo: Company, Jan 10.

  • Cree+introduces+200lumens%2FW+LED

    Cree introduces 200lumens/W LED

    Cree has delivered the XLamp MK-R LEDs. The new MK-R LEDs leverage the SC3 Technology next-generation LED platform to deliver up to 200 lumens-per-watt (at 1 W, 25 degrees Celsius)...

    Photo: Company, Dec 24.

  • Cree+introduces+single%2Ddie+LEDs

    Cree introduces single-die LEDs

    Cree has introduced XLamp XM-L2 LEDs. The new XM-L2 LED delivers up to 186 lumens/W at 350 mA, 25 degrees Celsius. Built on Cree's SC3 Technology next-generation LED platform, the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 20.

  • Cree+introduces+next%2Dgeneration+color+LEDs

    Cree introduces next-generation color LEDs

    Cree has introduced XLamp XB-D color LEDs and XLamp XM-L multi-color LEDs. The color LEDs provide lighting manufacturers with discrete and multi-color LED options to address a wider...

    Photo: Company, Oct 12.

  • Cree+introduces+XB%2DD+LED

    Cree introduces XB-D LED

    Driving the next generation of mainstream LED lighting adoption, Cree has introduced the breakthrough XLamp XB-D LED. The first LED based on a new Cree technology platform, the XLamp...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

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