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Epistar, Formosa report sequential growth in 3Q10 net profits

Oct 29, 01:50

LCD chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy saw net profits increase sequentially to NT$1.9 billion (US$61.94 million) and NT$446 million, respectively, for the third quarter of 201...

Formosa Epitaxy sees September revenues down 20% sequentially

Oct 8, 15:38

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has posted revenues of NT$401 million (US$13 million) for September, decreasing 20% sequentially but increasing 65.7% on year.

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...

Unity Opto, Formosa Epitaxy lower 2010 forecast for global LED TV penetration

Sep 8, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED chip packager Unity Opto Technology and LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy have downward adjusted their projected proportions of global LCD TV shipment volumes for LED-backlit...

Taiwan LED packagers, chipmakers report sequential drop in August revenues

Sep 7, 11:35

LED chip packaging house Unity Opto Technology saw August revenues slip 4.6% sequentially but up 58% on year to NT$670 million (US$20.979 million). Revenues from January through August...

Formosa Epitaxy sees record 1H10 gross margin

Aug 31, 14:00

Taiwan-based LED chip maker Formosa Epitaxy has released its financial report for the first half of 2010, with results showing a gross margin of 43.58%, a record half-year figure...

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...

Formosa Epitaxy to raise capital for expanding LED capacity

Jun 29, 14:11

Formosa Epitaxy, a Taiwan-based maker of LED chips, plans to issue up to 150 million new shares to raise an additional capital of about NT$6.4 billion (US$162.6 million) to expand...

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy targets pico projector market

Jun 14, 15:44

Formosa Epitaxy shipped one million green LED chips in May to three pico projector vendors in Taiwan and South Korea, and expects pico projector shipments to account for 10% of revenues,...

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.

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...

LED companies see revenue growth in 1Q10

Apr 29, 15:19

LED packaging houses Everlight Electronics, Unity Opto Technology and Ledtech Electronics, and LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) have all reported growth in their first-quarter...

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, Genesis January revenues up, Formosa down

Feb 9, 16:47

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Genesis Photonics saw their January revenues up sequentially by 3% and 12.1%, respectively, while Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) has reported a sequential...

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...

DRAM backend supplier FATC revenues down 3% in November 2009, but sees growth ahead

Dec 4, 11:03

Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), a major packaging and testing service provider for DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, saw November 2009 revenues drop slightly...

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...

Taiwan LED chipmakers expanding capacity on strong backlight demand

Nov 3, 12:26

The total blue LED chip capacity of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, Tekcore, Arima Optoelectronics, Genesis Photonics and Huga Optotech is expected to increase...

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...

Formosa Epitaxy said to set up plant in China

Aug 24, 17:03

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy reportedly plans to set up a new plant in China, according to market observers. The China plant will be designed to hold over 50 epitaxy...

LGE, Amtran reportedly take up new shares issued by Formosa Epitaxy

Aug 21, 17:24

Korea-based LCD TV vendor LG Electronics (LGE) and Taiwan-based TV maker Amtran Technology reportedly have acquired a combined 10% share of a NT$7 billion (US$212.12 million) capital...

Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy land LED orders from Samsung

Aug 20, 14:28

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy have both recently signed contracts with Korea-based Samsung Electronics to supply LEDs from September 2009 through August...

Formosa Chemicals & Fibre to set up poly-Si factory in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 29, 15:11

Taiwan-based Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation will invest NT$33.6 billion (US$1.03 billion) to set up a solar-grade poly-Si factory in central Taiwan, according to a Chinese-language...

Epistar and Formosa expected to score new high in July revenues, say sources

Jul 23, 10:46

LED chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are expected to score historical highs in their July revenues as blue LED orders continue to fully load capacity, according to market wat...

Epistar and Formosa seeing no shortages of sapphire substrates

Jul 17, 14:58

LED chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are not seeing shortages of sapphire substrates, according to the companies.

LED chipmakers report sequential increase in June revenues

Jul 13, 16:20

LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy and Opto Tech saw June 2009 revenues increase sequentially on surging demand for LED backlight applications.

Production capacity key to DRAM survival, says Inotera president

Jul 9, 12:21

Taiwan-based DRAM makers should optimize capacity at their 12-inch fabs, which is the key to their survival in the global memory industry, according to Charles Kao, president of Inotera...

Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy expected to turn profitable in 2Q09

Jun 25, 17:09

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are expected to turn profitable starting in the second quarter of 2009 due to increasing demand for backlighting and general...

Taiwan LED players eyeing 1.4 million LED streetlamp business from China

Jun 9, 14:44

Taiwan LED players are looking to grab a portion of the 1.4 million LED streetlamp business that the China government plans to install by the end of 2009, according to market sourc...

An LED streetlamp

Formosa Epitaxy to install more equipment on improved order visibility

Jun 4, 12:19

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy will install four MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapor deposition) machines in addition to the seven units it originally planned for full-year...

Formosa Epitaxy lands LED orders from LGD

May 8, 14:31

Taiwan-based Formosa Epitaxy has received LED chip orders from LG Display (LGD) for TV backlighting, according to industry sources.

Formosa Plastics to fully back Nanya capital expansion, say sources

Apr 20, 12:26

The Formosa Plastics Group, the parent company of Taiwan's DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology, will subscribe to new Nanya shares through a private placement, according to company sou...

Commentary: Upstream LED players turning aggressive in downstream lighting market

Apr 1, 10:30

Taiwan LED chipmakers and packaging houses, such as Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, Everlight Electronics, and Bright LED, are crossing into the general lighting and streetlamp market in...

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