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  • Last update: Monday 17 March 2014 [146 news items]

Formosa Epitaxy expects LED lighting to take up 30-40% of 2014 revenues, says chairman

Mar 17, 20:52

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy, with business operation to rebound from a bottom level in the fourth quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014,...

Formosa Epitaxy expects flip chip LED to take up 15-20% of 2014 revenues, says chairman

Dec 30, 11:05

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy expects flip chip LED components for use in lighting and LCD TV backlighting to account for 15-20% of its 2014 consolidated revenues,...

Lighting to take up 50% of global LED production value in 2014, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Oct 16, 11:44

As the market for LEDs used in backlighting is approaching saturation, lighting applications are expected to rise to 50% of the global LED production value in 2014, according to chairman...

Commentary: What is Sanan seeking in Formosa Epitaxy deal?

Sep 4, 15:00

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has given a conditional approval to China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics' proposal to invest NT$2.352...

MOEA conditionally permits China-based Sanan Optoelectronics to invest in Formosa Epitaxy

Aug 30, 14:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on August 29 approved the investment by China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics in Taiwan-based fellow maker...

Everlight looks to over 10% sequential growth in 3Q13 revenues

Aug 28, 15:35

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is expected to see its revenues to rise over 10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2013, buoyed by continued expansion of its LED lighting...

As LED lighting demand takes off, Taiwan makers should seek integration, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Jul 22, 16:28

The global LED market value recorded a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 20-30% during 2010-2012, but most of Taiwan-based LED makers did not see substantial growth in revenues,...

Formosa Epitaxy to set up LED joint venture in China

Jul 17, 11:36

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy will establish an LED backlight unit (BLU) and lighting module plant in Huizhou, southern China, jointly with China-based...

Digitimes Research: Upstream LED firms continue to strive for higher brightness efficiency

Jun 27, 11:54

At 2013 LED Lighting Taiwan, Russia-based upstream sapphire crystal maker Monocrystal showcased 12-inch substrates. The firm aims to produce crystal of over 150kg in 2014 for manufacturing...

Taiwan LED firms enter automotive lighting market

Jun 26, 21:26

LED lighting market is booming but price competition has been causing firms to see shrinking profit margins. Taiwan-based LED firms aim to improve technology and enter the automotive...

Formosa Epitaxy may see 3Q13 revenues grow 20-30% sequentially, says company chairman

Jun 20, 15:21

Frank Chien, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy predicts the firm will return to profitability in the third quarter, and quarterly revenues will show sequential...

Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance to propose Taiwan-China common standards for LED lighting

Jun 18, 15:58

The Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance will propose common interface specifications and standards for driver circuits and lighting modules for Taiwan- and China-based LED lighting...

LED lighting, 3D printing to light up Photonics Festival Taiwan 2013

Jun 14, 10:31

The Photonics Festival in Taiwan will be held at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei from June 18-20. The exhibition features 649 firms and 1,502 booths. Bio-medical optics technology,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan MOCVD capacity to account for 28% of global total in 2013

Jun 10, 12:18

Global MOCVD equipment capacity is still in oversupply while prices of LED light bulbs continue to fall. Among all global operational MOCVD tools, Taiwan-based makers account for...

Taiwan LED firms expect rising revenues

Jun 6, 13:45

Global demand for LED backlighting and lighting products has been increasing and due to the traditional boom season, Taiwan-based LED firms such as Everlight and Ledlink have reported...

Ledlink to begin LED lighting shell volume production in May-June

May 15, 14:30

Taiwan-based LED optical lens maker, Ledlink Optics, saw its first-quarter gross margin fall to 43%. According to Telung Tang, CEO of Ledlink, performance in the second quarter is...

Telung Tang, CEO of Ledlink

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...

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...

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...

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...

Formosa Epitaxy adding new MOCVD equipment in 1Q13

Mar 7, 21:38

LED firm Formosa Epitaxy plans to install 12-13 sets of MOCVD equipment before the end of first-quarter 2013 and expects production to begin in the second quarter. Monthly capacity...

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...

Taiwan LED Lighting Alliance to set up LED lighting standards in 8 months

Jan 25, 16:06

At the first temporary meeting of the Taiwan LED Lighting Alliance, Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy, stated that Taiwan-based firms need to find new markets and business...

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...

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...

Formosa Epitaxy expects 2013 China LED sales to account for 15-20% of total revenues, according to company chairman

Jan 4, 11:17

The percentage of China LED sales is likely to increase to 15-20% of total revenues in 2013 due to cooperation with Sanan Optoelectronics, according to Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa...

Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy

Formosa Epitaxy plans to expand capacity in 2013

Jan 2, 21:59

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy plans to increase its total number of MOCVD equipment in Taiwan and China to 104 by the end of the first quarter in 2013 due to an optimistic outlook...

Taiwan LED chipmakers unlikely to return to profitability in 2012

Dec 12, 21:53

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers have been trying to return to profitability but due to continuous price falls, it has been difficult. Market observers believe LED chipmakers such as Epistar,...

Formosa Epitaxy, CWT, CAT post mixed sequential growth in November revenues

Dec 10, 22:20

Formosa Epitaxy, a Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, Crystalwise Technology (CWT) and Crystal Applied Technology (CAT), two Taiwan-based sapphire wafer makers, saw...

Digitimes Research: Sanan-Formosa Epitaxy cooperation to benefit both firms

Nov 15, 15:31

China-based Sanan Optoelectronics recently announced it was buying up shares of Taiwan-based Formosa Epitaxy. Cooperation between the two firms can achieve benefits such as economies...

Some Taiwan makers hold negative views on China-based Sanan investment in Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 14, 13:50

In response to China-based LED maker Sanan Optoelectronics' investment of NT$2.35 billion (US$80.4 million) in Formosa Epitaxy, some players in Taiwan's LED supply chain have expressed...

China-based Sanan Optoelectronics to invest in Taiwan LED maker Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 12, 21:38

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy on November 12 announced the issuance of up to 120 million new shares specifically for private placement, with China-based...

China-based Sanan Optoelectronics poses threat to Taiwan-based LED chipmakers

Oct 31, 14:25

China-based LED chipmaker Sanan Optoelectronics has been quickly upgrading its technology through recruiting experts from Taiwan-based makers and expanding production capacity. Sanan...

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