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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...

LED players remain cautious about recent rebound in market

Mar 31, 14:38

Taiwan LED players, cautious about the industry's outlook beyond June, have indicated that recent increases in orders may only be a rebound whose momentum may not last long, according...

LED chipmakers have better order visbility and utilization rates

Mar 19, 15:13

Taiwan LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, and Opto Tech have all reported sequential increases in their February revenues, with their order visibility and utilization rates...

DRAM maker Nanya to gain funding from parent company, sources say

Mar 12, 11:31

The Formosa Plastics Group has decided to pour a substantial amount of capital, in the form of equity investment or loans, into its subsidiary Nanya Technology, one of Taiwan's struggling...

Formosa Plastics and Nanya look to participate in Taiwan Memory

Mar 6, 12:05

The Formosa Plastics Group, parent company of DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, is prepared to pursue talks with John Hsuan, chairman elect of Taiwan Memory Company...

LED chipmaker Formosa revenues halved in 4Q08

Feb 26, 14:59

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) has reported revenues of NT$203.16 million (US$5.83 million) for the fourth quarter of 2008, down 49.64% on quarter and down 51.47% on year,...

Taiwan government-backed memory operation reportedly to source funds from Nanya parent company, and technology from Elpida

Feb 25, 12:26

The Taiwan government is considering inviting the Formosa Plastics Group, the parent company of Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, to co-fund a planned state-run operation called...

Losses expected for most Taiwan LED chipmakers in 4Q08

Jan 20, 12:25

With LED market demand being affected by the global financial crisis, most Taiwan LED upstream players are expected to perform poorly in the fourth quarter 2008, according to market...

Formosa to implement technology to increase brightness of high-power LEDs

Oct 15, 17:05

After licensing technology from a US-based vendor for increasing the brightness of high-powered LEDs, Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy is said to be expecting new manufacturing...

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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