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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,...

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...

TV brands shift focus back to CCFL TVs

May 2, 15:58

Although 2011 has been generally seen as the year for LED TV suppliers to shine, some industry observers have noted that leading TV brands have been shifting their focus back to CCFL-backlit...

LED chipmakers develop new substrates to improve heat dissipation

Jul 16, 14:48

LED chipmakers are developing new substrates based on copper-tungsten, ceramic or diamond thin-film to replace sapphire substrates to improve heat dissipation amid the surging demand...

LED players see April revenues rise

May 6, 16:06

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology both saw 20% on-month growth in April revenues with LED chipmaker Tyntek and LED leadframe maker...

FOREPI's China affiliate Jiangsu Canyang aims to be top-5 global LED chipmaker

Apr 19, 15:56

China-based LED chipmaker Jiangsu Canyang Corporation, an affiliate of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI), aims to become a global top-five LED chipmaker in 3-5 years,...

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...

Taiwan LED industry to see 30-50% business growth in 2010, says Everlight

Jan 13, 12:08

Taiwan's LED industry has good prospects in 2010, with business operations expected to grow by 30-50% from 2009, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging service...

LED chipmakers and packaging houses see growth in November revenues

Dec 10, 15:52

LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and Huga Optotech have all seen their revenues grow more than double on year for November, while packaging houses Everlight Electronics...

LED chipmakers see October revenues increase

Nov 11, 16:32

LED chipmakers saw their October revenues increase on the high demand for high-brightness blue LEDs, while LED packaging houses saw sequential drop for October revenues.

Epistar, Formosa, Everlight report net profit for 3Q09

Nov 5, 15:32

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and LED packaging house Everlight Electronics have reported net profits for the third quarter of 2009 at NT$606.93 million...

LED chipmakers post high September revenues with full utilization rates

Oct 12, 11:10

LED chipmakers have seen their production run at full utilization and posted high revenues for September. Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and Tekcore have reported revenues of NT$1.26...

LED chipmakers and packaging houses expect strong demand in 4Q09

Sep 21, 17:10

LED chipmakers and packaging houses are unlikely to see seasonal decline in the fourth quarter, expecting revenues to remain at the levels seen in the third-quarter peak season due...

Taiwan LED players post 7% revenues growth for August, says LEDinside

Sep 14, 17:09

Taiwan's listed LED manufacturers recorded total revenues of NT$6.41 billion (US$196.25 million) in August 2009, a 7.2% growth from July and a 8.3% growth on year, according to LEDinside...

Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy report profits for 1H09, other Taiwan LED chipmakers see losses

Sep 1, 14:13

Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) are the only two of Taiwan's major LED chipmakers that have reported profits for the first half of 2009, but the latter's profit was minimal.

AUO subsidiary Lextar to invest NT$30 billion for LED plants at CTSP

Aug 25, 12:24

Lextar Electronics, a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO) plans to invest NT$30 billion (US$912.27 million) to build a total of five LED plants in the Central Taiwan Science Park...

LED players see rush orders in February

Feb 20, 16:33

Taiwan LED players are seeing a recovery in sales in February as a result of rush orders from the LCD panel sector, according to market sources.

Low utilization rates and poor product mix bring down LED chipmakers' profits in 3Q

Nov 11, 16:53

While LED downstream packaging houses had a reasonable performance during the traditional peak season in the third quarter, LED chipmakers performed poorly in the quarter mainly due...

Weak demand a drag on Taiwan LED chipmakers' June revenues

Jul 9, 17:19

Taiwan LED chipmaker mostly reported falling June revenues, though most companies saw their revenues grow on year.

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