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Epistar 3Q10 gross margin falls 3 percentage points sequentially

Oct 19, 01:40

With cost of materials such as sapphire substrates on the rise, LED chip maker Epistar's gross margin is projected to fall from 38.9% in the second quarter to 36% in the third quarter,...

Epistar clarifies LED company report

Oct 6, 01:55

Epistar has clarified several points in a Digitimes article published on October 5 regarding the company's plan to set up an LED lighting company in Xiamen, China.

Epistar board passes plans to set up LED lighting company in Xiamen, China

Oct 5, 15:04

Epistar's board of directors on October 4 approved plans to invest a maximum of US$70 million to establish a LED lighting company in Xiamen of China's Fujian Province. The Taiwan-based...

LED chipmakers expect September revenues to fall further

Oct 4, 12:07

LED chipmakers including Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy and Tekcore expect revenues in September to continue to drop amid dropping demand for TV backlighting, and gross margins for the...

TPV may cooperate with Epistar for LED production plant in China

Sep 29, 01:45

Hong Kong-listed TPV Technology will reportedly work with Taiwan-based LED chip maker Epistar to set up an LED epitaxy wafer production plant in China in order to secure LED supply...

Toyoda, Epistar joint venture enters LED market with better pricing advantage

Sep 23, 16:39

TE Opto, the new joint venture between Toyoda Gosei and Epistar will be able to provide LED chips without worrying about patent infringement issues due to patent support from Toyoda,...

Toyoda Gosei, Epistar to set up joint venture in Taiwan

Sep 23, 15:55

Toyoda Gosei, Epistar and Twin Hill have agreed to set up a joint venture in Taiwan to develop, manufacture, and market LEDs.

Epistar and Toyoda Gosei sign cross license agreement on LED-related patents

Sep 16, 15:09

Epistar and Toyoda Gosei have entered a cross license agreement, allowing the companies and their subsidiaries the use of each other's patents for specific technologies in Group III-V...

Epistar sees modest August revenue growth, Tekcore and Huga posts slight declines

Sep 9, 11:42

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported NT$1.935 billion (US$60.649 million) in August revenues, up 1.7% sequentially and 55% on year. The weak growth is mainly due to a slowdown in demand...

Epistar takes three seats on Huga board

Sep 7, 13:48

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Huga Optotech has re-elected the members of its board with fellow chipmaker Epistar taking three seats. Epistar is Huga's largest shareholder with a 46%...

Epistar expects 35% in 3Q10 gross margin

Sep 6, 10:56

Although Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will adjust its shipment mix in the wake of a demand slowdown from the LED-backlit TV segment, the company's internal target for third-quarter...

Epistar, Lextar see sequential hike in 2Q10 gross margin

Aug 24, 15:48

In the first half of 2010, LED chipmaker Lextar Electronics posted consolidated revenues of NT$3.691 billion (US$115.474 million), gross margin of 25.95% and after-tax profit of NT$613...

Epistar posts NT$1.902 billion in July revenues

Aug 16, 12:46

LED chipmaker Epistar reported NT$1.902 billion (US$59.539 million) in July revenues, rising by 2.75% on month and NT$57.34% on year to set a sales record for the fifth straight month...

Epistar, Everlight participate in Huga Optotech fund raising

Jul 27, 14:01

Taiwan-based LED chip maker Epistar and LED packaging house Everlight Electronics will respectively subscribe to 49.61 million and 18.09 million new shares at NT$30 per unit to be...

FTC approves Epistar and Huga alliance

Jul 8, 12:31

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved plans for Epistar to acquire a 47.9% stake in Huga Optotech via a stock swap and participation in a private fund raiser.

Taiwan LED players post strong June sales, annual revenue growth of 30-50% expected, says Epistar chairman

Jul 7, 14:44

Revenues of Taiwan LED companies will enjoy growth of 30-50% in 2010, according to chairman of LED chipmaker Epistar Lee Biing-jye, who noted that gross margin could contract with...

Taiwan's LED industry needs to integrate to compete globally: Q&A with Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye

Jun 30, 16:37

Beginning in 2009, the LED industry saw aggressive capacity expansion and a series of strategic alliances, and Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has been one of the most active....

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of LED chipmaker Epistar

Epistar and Delta to join forces in LED lighting, sources say

Jun 28, 12:23

LED chipmaker Epistar is in talks with Delta Electronics about a strategic alliance that will involve product development and establishment of a LED chip production facility in China,...

Everlight, Epistar and TPV to form LED packaging JV in China

Jun 17, 11:57

LED chipmaker and packager Everlight Electronics will establish a joint venture with Epistar and TPV Technology in Fuzhou City in China's Fujian Province for LED chip packaging and...

Epistar, Unity Opto hit record revenues in May

Jun 8, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar and LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology generated record revenues of NT$1.75 billion (US$54 million) and NT$701.67 million, respectively,...

FATC lands LED-backend orders from Epistar, says paper

Newswatch - May 31, 14:44

Memory backend specialist Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), which in late 2008 stepped into production for LED chips, has secured orders from Epistar, according to the Chinese-language...

GaAs foundry Win Semi to join Epistar-Huga partnership

May 31, 14:15

GaAs foundry house Win Semiconductors plans to join the planned strategic cooperation between two Taiwan-based LED chipmakers, Epistar and Huga Optotech, according to the company.

LED chipmaker Epistar inks strategic alliance with Huga

May 31, 14:11

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has announced a plan to form a strategic alliance with fellow maker Huga Optotech, looking to take a 47.88% stake in Huga to become its largest...

LED lighting market may take off in 2010, says Epistar

May 19, 14:20

While many makers of LED chips and light products expect the global LED lighting market to take off in 2012, Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar thinks that the takeoff may start in...

Epistar April revenues up, Tekcore down

May 10, 16:44

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported sequential revenue growth of 12.58% for April, while Tekcore saw its revenues for the month drop 2.48% sequentially.

LED chipmakers, packaging houses report mixed results for 1Q10

May 10, 10:02

Players in Taiwan's LED industry have reported mixed results for the first quarter of 2010.

Epistar sees 1Q10 revenues double on year

Apr 30, 14:54

LED chipmaker Epistar has announced revenues of NT$4.03 billion (US$128.53 million) for the first quarter of 2010, increasing 7% sequentially and doubling on year.

Epistar invests NT$839 million in Nan Ya Photonics

Stockwatch - Apr 23, 16:21

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has announced an investment of NT$839.45 million (US$26.79 million) in Nan Ya Photonics, a specialist in high-brightness (HB) LED wafers and chip...

LED chipmakers and packaging houses post strong revenues for March

Apr 9, 09:35

LED chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI), and LED packaging house Everlight Electronics all saw record monthly revenues in March, while LED packaging house Bright LED Electronics...

Epistar blue LED supply trailing demand by 30-40%, says chairman

Mar 25, 15:46

Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye has indicated that the company's blue LED capacity is fully-loaded, but its order volume is 30-40% higher than its capacity, which is creating pressure...

Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye

Epistar to increase blue LED chip capacity at China subsidiary

Mar 23, 15:55

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will invest US$16 million to expand blue LED chip capacity at its subsidiary Episky Corporation (Xiamen) in southern China, according to the comp...

Global LED supply not in excess of demand in 2010 or 2011, says Epistar chairman

Mar 17, 15:15

While some LED chipmakers around the world are quickly expanding production capacity, Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye has emphasized that there will not be global oversupply in 201...

LED chipmaker Tekcore to increase capital for MOCVD purchase

Mar 15, 11:49

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore plans to issue 100 million new shares to through private placement that may fetch some NT$3 billion (US$94.38 million) to fund the purchase of new...

Epistar, Everlight, Lite-On Tech, Harvatek enjoy on-year growth in February revenue

Mar 9, 12:03

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, LED packaging houses Everlight Electronics, Lite-On Technology and Harvatek saw February revenues go up significantly on year, mainly due to booming...

LED chipmaker Epistar denies decreased orders from Samsung

Feb 24, 15:32

LED chipmaker Epistar has denied rumors that Samsung Electronics has reduced orders for LED chips used in LCD TV backlights by a volume that may result in a 15-20% decrease in Epistar's...

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