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LED lighting demand to rise in 2H13, says Epistar

Jun 3, 14:33

Demand for LED backlighting rebounded in the first half of 2013, but firms expect demand to slow down after mid-June because China's energy-saving appliance procurement subsidy program...

Epistar

Tons aims to hike revenue proportion of own-brand LED lighting

May 30, 13:55

Tons Lightology, which develops commercial LED lighting fixtures for OEM and own-brand sale, aims to increase the proportion of total revenues from own-brand sales from 10% in 2012...

Tom Tang, chairman of Tons Lightology

LED maker Epistar expects more revenues from lighting applications in 3Q13

May 21, 11:35

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expects LED applications to account for 30% of total revenues in third-quarter 2013, up from the current 20-25%, due to increasing demand...

Everlight, Edison Opto see rising April revenues

May 9, 21:24

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has reported April consolidated revenues of NT$1.935 billion (US$65 million), representing an on-month growth of 4.48% and an...

Booming LED backlight demand to continue until November, say Taiwan LED makers

May 2, 19:39

Due to strong global demand for LCD TVs, demand for LED backlight units (BLUs) has become robust since the second quarter of 2013 and the booming demand is expected to persist until...

LED market oversupply may delay investment projects

May 2, 14:56

Rising demand for LED backlight and lighting products helped LED chipmakers see capacity utilization rates increase to 90% in the second quarter. Despite shortages of high-end products,...

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 report rising total March revenues

Apr 16, 12:18

LED firms that are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) have reported total March revenues of NT$9.39 billion (US$313 million), up by 35.1% on month. These LED firms are expected...

China LED firms may begin dumping in 3Q13

Apr 15, 11:41

LED makers have been seeing rising demand and capacity utilization rates in the second quarter of 2013. However, China-based makers noted that there is currently CNY5 billion (US$807...

Epistar to begin LED lighting filament volume production at end of 2Q13

Apr 11, 21:21

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar plans to introduce three major LED lighting products in 2013 including LED lighting filaments for which volume production is expected to begin at...

Epistar China joint ventures to expand capacities in 2013

Apr 10, 14:32

Demand for backlighting products for large-size TVs in China continues to rise, according to Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar. Lee added that the firm's joint venture for LED epitaxial...

Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar (right)

Epistar lands orders with shipments scheduled until May, says chairman

Apr 9, 20:32

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has obtained orders with shipments scheduled through the end of May and therefore expects consolidated revenues for the second quarter to...

Four LED makers see large sequential growth in March revenues

Apr 8, 22:41

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy and LED chip packagers Unity Opto Technology and Lextar Electronics had consolidated revenues for March...

Everlight chairman urges tighter Greater China cooperation

Apr 2, 15:05

LED firms in Greater China should cooperate and build a single brand to maximize their competitive advantages, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house...

Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight

China LED firms shift investment focus to downstream segments

Apr 1, 11:26

China government's subsidy programs for upstream LED firms have been causing oversupply of LED chips, inflicting losses on Taiwan-based LED chipmakers. However, the subsidy programs...

Global LED lighting demand to hike 100-200% in 2013, says Epistar chairman

Mar 26, 20:11

Global LED lighting demand has been growing fast due to continual drops in LED chip prices, and the demand in 2013 will hike 100-200% from 2012 while global LED lighting production...

epistar chairman

Epistar suffers 2012 net loss per share of NT$1.30

Mar 25, 22:20

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar on March 25 reported its financial report for 2012 operations, posting a net loss per share of NT$1.30.

Epistar expects LED candle lamp sales to grow in 1H13

Mar 21, 21:34

Epistar has been developing LED candle lamps and sales are expected to show growth in the first half of 2013. Currently, order visibility for LED candle lamps is clear through the...

LED candle lamp

TSMC SSL to introduce LED chips with 130lm/W brightness in 2H12

Mar 20, 22:14

TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL) plans to introduce LED chip products that do not require packaging, with brightness reaching 130lm/W in the second half of 2013. The new product is...

Jacob Tam, president of TSMC SSL

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

Epistar hopes to attract strategic partners through private placement

Mar 14, 21:51

LED chipmaker Epistar plans to find important downstream strategic partners by issuing 250 million new shares for private placement, and targeting Europe- and US-based lighting brands...

Epistar

Tyntek subsidiary halts production

Mar 13, 22:04

Taiwan-based tier-two LED chipmaker Tyntek has confirmed that its upstream blue epitaxial wafer firm Alpha Plus Epi has suspended production. Rumors regarding the production suspension...

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Epistar, Everlight report falling February revenues

Mar 11, 10:35

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$1.259 billion (US$42 million), representing an on-month decrease of 6.7% and an on-year decrease...

LED light bulbs

Epistar, Unity Opto, Lextar see orders increase for March

Mar 5, 19:38

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, LED chip packaging house Unity Opto Technology and fellow maker Lextar Electronics have seen orders increase significantly in March, according...

Epistar expects full capacity in April

Feb 21, 21:43

LED chipmaker Epistar expects January-February capacity utilization rate to be around 70% and is likely to reach full capacity in April due to strong LED backlight and lighting ord...

Everlight, Epistar see increased January revenues

Feb 19, 11:16

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics had January consolidated revenues of NT$1.653 billion (US$56.0 million) growing on month and year. According to the firm, demand...

Epistar, Huga acquisition benefits to show in 2013

Feb 6, 21:51

Market observers believe Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar is likely to report 2012 net losses due to losses incurred from investments. However, the benefits Epistar's acquisition...

Epistar profit margin to rely on AlGaInP; Formosa Epitaxy likely to return to profitability in 3Q13

Jan 24, 14:53

Due to falling LED chip prices, market observers believe Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will need to rely on AlGaInP LED sales to increase the firm's profit margin while it is...

LED lighting chips to see prices fall in 2013

Jan 21, 11:48

ASPs in the LED market fell 20-30% in 2012. LED makers believe the price fall for LED lighting products will be relatively significant compared to the price fall of backlighting products...

Epistar, Toyoda Gosei forms joint venture for China LED market

Jan 21, 11:05

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar and Japan-based Toyoda Gosei have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture for the China market.

Commentary: LED consolidations in 2012 to show effects in 2013

Jan 17, 13:59

The Greater China LED industry went through consolidation in 2012 and many tier-two and tier-three firms exited the market due to continuous net losses. The effects of the consolidations...

Oversupply in LED market to improve in 2013, says Everlight chairman

Jan 16, 22:05

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is currently showcasing new LED packaging products with the focus being white LED and automobile lighting at the Lighting Japan 2013 exhibition...

LED lighting demand may begin to grow significantly in 2H13, says Epistar chairman

Jan 15, 21:43

If the global economy rebounds smoothly, global LED lighting demand is likely to begin to increase significantly along with expected improvement in performance-cost ratio for LED...

Unity Opto expects 1Q13 LED lighting packaging shipments to reach 200,000 units

Jan 9, 22:13

As LED lighting is expected to boom, firms have been looking into adopting automated production. Nan Ya Photonics, a Taiwan-based joint venture between LED chipmaker Epistar and the...

LED makers see sequential drops in December, 4Q12 revenues

Jan 7, 21:55

Epistar and Lextar Electronics, two Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers, as well as Everlight Electronics and Unity Opto Technology, two Taiwan-based providers of LED...

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