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Epistar sees decreased November revenues

Dec 8, 09:46

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.815 billion (US$60.2 million) for November, shrinking 12.31% on month and 15% on year.

Epistar to begin trial production of VCSEL, mini LED in 2Q18

Dec 6, 13:59

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expects VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) diodes and mini LED chips to become a main source of business growth over the next...

Lumentum to buy VCSEL epitaxial wafers from Epistar, says paper

Dec 1, 12:03

US-based Lumentum, a supplier of VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) diodes used in 3D sensors for iPhone X, is seeking to purchase VCSEL epitaxial wafers from Taiwan-based...

Epistar to increase VCSEL wafer output in 2018

Nov 23, 11:32

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has extended production to wafers for processing VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser), with plans to expand production for the...

Epistar expects mini LED to be growth driver in 2018

Nov 21, 13:11

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar is poised to produce mini LED chips for smartphone and TV backlighting and expects mini LED to be a major growth driver in 2018, according...

Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye (right)

Epistar records 3Q17 EPS of NT$0.75

Nov 13, 12:18

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported its third-quarter 2017 net EPS reached NT$0.75 on consolidated revenues of NT$6.958 billion (US$230 million). For the third-quarter,...

Epistar inks LED supply pact with Hongli Zhihui

Nov 1, 15:38

China-based LED packager Hongli Zhihui has announced it has singed a pact with Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar for 4-year supply of LED chips for making automotive...

LED automotive lighting products

Epistar files infringement complaint against All Star Lighting Supplies

Oct 20, 13:08

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has filed a complaint against All Star Lighting Supplies in New Jersey District Court, alleging that US-based company's sales of Luxrite-brand...

Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye

Osram Opto Semiconductors to start production at new Malaysia plant

Oct 16, 12:04

Germany-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Osram Opto Semiconductors will inaugurate a new factory in Kulim, Malaysia, on November 23, 2017, posing challenges to competitors...

Epistar September revenues hit 30-month high

Oct 11, 13:09

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.476 billion (US$81.6 million) for September, the highest monthly level since April 2015 with...

Epistar to see mild seasonal impact in 4Q17

Oct 3, 12:23

LED wafer and chip maker Epistar will only see mild seasonal impacts in the fourth quarter, with shipments and consolidated revenues to slip sequentially by less than 10%, according...

San'an sells Epistar shares

Sep 29, 13:07

China-based LED wafer and chip maker San'an Optoelectronics has disposed of 33.306 million shares of Taiwan-based fellow maker Epistar, equivalent to a 3.05% stake, according to the...

Epistar August revenues hit 28-month high

Sep 8, 12:16

LED wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.332 billion (US$77.1 million) for August, hitting the highest monthly level since May 2015 and increasing...

Micro LED development is highly uncertain: Q&A with Epistar president Jou Ming-jiunn

Aug 24, 11:46

While development of Micro LED technology is fraught with uncertainties, many firms engaged in the development believe that they will eventually succeed.

epistar president

Epistar 2Q17 operations turn to net profit

Aug 9, 10:57

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported second-quarter 2017 operations swung from net losses for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017 into net...

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Sanan Optoelectronics expanding capacity, Epistar to follow suit

Aug 3, 09:16

China's largest LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics continues to expand production capacity, while the largest Taiwan-based maker Epistar will expand capacity...

Epistar June revenues hit 15-month high, Everlight Electronics flat

Jul 7, 10:07

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.238 billion (US$73.9 million) for June, its highest monthly level since April 2016 and growing...

China LED industry recovering

Jul 4, 11:17

As demand for LED end devices has resumed growth amid shortages of LED chip supply, China's LED makers have recently begun expanding their capacities and local governments are also...

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Small-size Micro LED applications may emerge in 1-2 years, says Epistar chairman

Jun 23, 16:30

Application of Micro LED technology to small-size devices including smart wearables, VR and AR devices is likely to emerge in one to two years, while large-size devices may emerge...

Epistar lands orders for ultra-brightness AlGaInP LED chips used in plant-growth lighting

Jun 22, 14:38

LED epitaxial wafer and maker Epistar has obtained new orders for ultra-brightness AlGaInP LED chips used in plant-growth lighting, with shipments scheduled until August-September...

Epistar president

Epistar, Everlight Electronics see slight growth in May revenues

Jun 12, 12:27

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar and LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics have reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.214 billion (US$73.3 million) and NT$2.368...

Everlight Electronics booth at the 2017 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Demand for LED devices used in LED lighting may slip in 3Q17

Jun 9, 10:29

LED lighting players have increased LED device inventory levels, and so global demand for LED chips and devices used in LED lighting is likely to decrease in the third quarter of...

Epistar expects increases in CSP LED chip shipments for TV BLUs in 3Q17

May 22, 11:09

LED epiwafer and chip maker Epistar expects shipments of CSP (chip-scale packaging) LED chips for LCD TV backlighting to increase beginning third-quarter 2017, according to the com...

LandMark, TruLight, Epistar look to growing demand for GaAs-based epiwafers

May 19, 10:00

LandMark Optoelectronics, TrueLight and Epistar expect growing use of VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) 3D sensing in smartphone cameras to increase demand for GaAs-based...

Everlight, Epistar see decreased April revenues

May 9, 11:28

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics and LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar have reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.252 billion (US$74.3 million) and NT$2.188...

Epistar starts patent infringement lawsuit in US

May 5, 15:30

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has filed with the United States District Court for the Central District of California a patent infringement charge against US-based Lowe's...

Epistar 1Q17 gross margin hits 11-quarter high

May 4, 10:25

Epistar has released its financial report for first-quarter 2017, recording consolidated revenues of NT$5.731 billion (US$189 million), gross margin of 19.73% which was the highest...

LED tight supply to remain until 3Q17

Apr 19, 11:13

Supply of LED chips produced by China- and Taiwan-based makers has been tight and the situation will remain until the third quarter of 2017 when major China makers ramp up their new...

Epistar may begin production of Mini LED chips in 2H17

Apr 17, 12:19

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar is likely to begin production of Mini LED chips with sizes of about 100-micron through cooperation with international clients in the second...

Epistar capacity at full utilization

Apr 13, 11:12

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has fully utilized its production capacity since March 2017 and has obtained orders for blue-light LED chips with total ordered volume 30%...

Everlight, Epistar see on-month growth in March revenues

Apr 10, 11:39

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics saw March consolidated revenues of NT$2.536 billion (US$83.4 million) increase 18.51% on month and 3.82% on year, while LED epitaxial...

Everlight, Epistar see increased February revenues

Mar 9, 10:40

LED packaging service provider Everlight Elctronics has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$2.140 billion (US$69.7 million), increasing 4.96% sequentially and 1.72% on year,...

Epistar to produce VCSELs

Feb 22, 21:34

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has landed orders for VCSELs (vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers) for use in proximity sensors for smartphones and will begin production...

Epistar lands orders for AlGaInP LED chips from international vendors

Feb 9, 15:48

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has obtained orders for AlGaInP LED chips from more than two international vendors, with shipments to begin in the second quarter of 2017,...

Epistar, Everlight and Lextar see decreased January revenues

Feb 9, 11:31

Taiwan-based LED firms Epistar, Everlight Electronics and Lextar Electronics all saw their January consolidated revenues decline.

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