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Epistar, Genesis may benefit from Cree investment in Lextar, says Epistar

Sep 2, 21:52

Cree will invest in LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Lextar Electronics to secure a steady supply of blue-light mid-power LED chips on a long-term basis, which is likely to drive...

LED demand turns weak in 3Q14, says Epistar chairman

Sep 2, 12:10

As clients are adjusting inventories of LED chips used in backlighting and lighting, demand for LED chips in the third quarter of 2014 will significantly decrease sequentially, according...

Epistar, Unity Opto net NT$0.81, NT$0.40 for 2Q14

Aug 8, 10:40

LED epitaxil wafer and chip maker Epistar and LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology on August 7 published financial reports for the second quarter of 2014, recording...

Epistar June revenues hit record for 4th time straight

Stockwatch - Jul 9, 15:07

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar on July 8 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.82 billion (US$94 million) for June, hitting a monthly record for the fourth consecutive...

Digitimes Research: Epistar-Forepi merger to help stabilize LED industry

Jul 3, 16:20

Taiwan-based LED maker Epistar announced a merger with Formosa Epitaxy (Forepi) on June 30, 2014, with the former aiming to fully acquire the latter and become the surviving company...

Epistar to reach 15% GaN wafer capacity market share following FOREPI merger, says IHS

Jul 3, 15:36

Following the announcement on June 30 that Epistar is acquiring Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI), Epistar will have over 400 MOCVD reactors including those from FOREPI's China subsidiaries,...

Epistar to completely own Formosa Epitaxy

Jul 1, 12:05

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar on June 30 announced that it will issue 174.612 million new shares to acquire a 100% stake in fellow maker Formosa Epitaxy...

Epistar acquires factory via court auction

Stockwatch - Jun 23, 10:58

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has acquired a factory in northern Taiwan with total floor space of 39,295 square meters (422,963 square feet) at NT$835.875 million (US$27.8...

High-end LED supply 20-30% short of demand, says Epistar chairman

Jun 20, 11:01

Global supply of high-end LED chips is short of demand by 20-30% currently, according to chairman Lee Biing-jye of LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar.

Epistar, Everlight May revenues hit records for 3rd, 2nd time straight

Stockwatch - Jun 10, 14:09

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar on June 9 reported May consolidated revenues of NT$2.796 billion (US$92.7 million), hitting a monthly record for the third...

Epistar lands orders for HV LED chips, says paper

Newswatch - May 23, 14:33

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has obtained orders for high-voltage (HV) LED chips from Philips Lumileds Lighting, Osram and General Electric, with shipments to begin...

San'an Opto and Epistar take more than 50% of China LED chip market share, says LEDinside

May 21, 14:31

The LED chip market reached CNY9 billion (US$1.45 billion) in China in 2013, up 16% on year, according to LEDinside. Spurred by lighting market growth momentum, the LED chip market...

Epistar April revenues hit record

May 12, 10:21

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, posted consolidated revenues of NT$2.510 billion (US$83.0 million) for April, its highest monthly figure on record,...

Taiwan LED firms hold rosy business outlook for 2Q14

Apr 21, 10:10

Taiwan-based LED chip makers and packaging houses are generally optimistic about their business operations in the second quarter of 2014 mainly due to strong demand from LCD TVs and...

Epistar March revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 11:20

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$2.37 billion (US$78 million) for March, growing 19.54% sequentially and 38.29% on year.

LED industry to enter 3 golden years, says Epistar chairman

Mar 20, 21:02

Mainly due to fast growing global demand for LED lighting, the L ED industry will enjoy three golden years during 2014-2017, according to chairman Lee Biing-jye for Taiwan-based LED...

Epistar, Everlight post mixed sequential growth in February revenue

Mar 10, 21:18

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, had February consolidated revenues of NT$1.982 billion (US$65.4 million) increasing by 4.95% on month and by...

Epistar has order visibility until 2Q14

Feb 11, 11:28

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has received orders with shipments scheduled through the second quarter of 2014, according to the company.

Epistar 4Q13 revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 15:21

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar generated consolidated revenues of NT$6.105 billion (US$204 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013, its highest quarterly...

Epistar to increase investments in two China subsidiaries

Stockwatch - Dec 19, 11:37

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has announced it will increase its investments in two China subsidiaries: an additional US$34 million for United LED (Shan Dong), which...

Global LED lighting penetration estimated at 20% in 2013, 30% in 2014, says Everlight

Dec 17, 11:05

LED lighting as a percentage of all types of lighting in the global market is expected to reach 20% in 2013, and the penetration is likely to rise to 30% in 2014, according to Taiwan-based...

Epistar sees increased November revenues

Dec 9, 21:14

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, on December 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.075 billion (US$70.1 million) for November, representing...

Epistar expanding LED capacity at China joint venture

Nov 27, 11:31

Taiwan-based Epistar is expanding its LED wafer and chip production capacity at KFES Lighting (Xiamen) - a joint venture (JV) with China-based China Electronics in southeastern China...

Epistar, Everlight post mixed sequential growth in October revenue

Nov 12, 11:52

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar had consolidated revenues of NT$1.982 billion (US$67.2 million) increasing 6.26% sequentially and 16.96% on year, while LED packaging house...

Epistar 3Q13 operation turns into net loss

Nov 4, 20:49

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, saw its operation in the third quarter of 2013 swing to a small net loss of NT$83.4 million (US$2.8 million)...

There will be consolidation among Taiwan- and China-based LED chip makers by 2015, says Epistar chairman

Oct 21, 21:41

Reshuffling in the LED chip manufacturing industries in Taiwan and China through merger may happen faster than originally expected and larger makers will merge with smaller ones,...

Everlight September revenues hit record, Epistar down on month

Oct 11, 10:50

LED chip packaging house Everlight Electronics had September 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$2.413 billion (US$80.7 million) hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive time,...

Epistar aims at largest LED capacity in China via expanding joint venture, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 24, 14:14

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar aims to have the largest production capacity in China among all LED chip makers through expanding production capacity at KFES...

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...

Epistar chairman urges Taiwan government to monitor cross-strait partnerships between LED makers

Sep 10, 11:18

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, has indicated he does not object to partnerships or technology transfers between Taiwan- and China-based...

Epistar sees slightly increased August revenues

Sep 9, 21:27

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, on September 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.971 billion (US$65.7 million) for August, an increase on...

Taiwan, China LED makers to focus on market share gains over next 2 years, says Epistar chairman

Sep 4, 21:32

Taiwan- and China-based LED chip makers are expected to lay the emphasis on market share gains over the next two years, instead of profitability which was primarily considered in...

Epistar expects 3Q13 revenues to be flat or slightly drop sequentially, says chairman

Sep 4, 20:52

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expects its consolidated revenues for third-quarter 2013 to remain unchanged or decrease slightly on quarter, according to company chairman...

Everlight looks to over 10% sequential growth in 3Q13 revenues

Aug 28, 15:35

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is expected to see its revenues to rise over 10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2013, buoyed by continued expansion of its LED lighting...

Epistar, Everlight, Lextar expected to land orders from LED lighting vendors

Aug 26, 14:38

Cree has seen better than expected sales performance for its LED light bulbs made using mid-power LED chips and other international LED lighting vendors will adopt mid-power LED chips...

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