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LED demand for TV backlighting to take off in March 2011

Nov 17, 02:00

With vendors completing inventory adjustments, LED orders for LCD TV backlighting started to pick up in November 2010 and will increase significantly in March 2011, helping to boost...

Wafer Works announces investment in Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 16, 01:15

Wafer Works on November 15, 2019 announced a US$600,000 investment for a 1% equity interest in Formosa Epitaxy's new subsidiary in Jiangsu, China. Although the acquisition is merely...

Formosa October revenues up, Tekcore down

Nov 10, 02:10

LCD chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy saw its October 2010 revenues increase slightly by 0.04% sequentially, while fellow chipmaker Tekcore reported a 13.76% sequential drop.

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...

Unity Opto to set up subsidiary, joint venture in China

Oct 28, 02:00

Taiwan-based LED-packaging house Unity Opto Technology will invest US$9 million to set up a subsidiary maker of medium- to large-sized LED backlight units and LED lighting products...

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...

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...

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 companies post strong revenue gains in May 2010

Jun 7, 11:59

Most Taiwan-based LED chip, packaging and leadframe makers have posted strong revenues for May 2010, with Formosa Epitaxy leading with the highest on-year growth of 179%, according...

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...

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...

Most LED players in Taiwan see revenues decline in December

Jan 11, 15:55

LED chipmakers Epistar, Tekcore and Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and LED packaging houses Everlight Electronics, Bright LED Electronics and Harvatek have reported mixed results for December...

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...

UMC to support LED chipmakers to expand LED lighting market in China

Newswatch - Nov 26, 16:25

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to support Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) with its wafer foundry capacity in order to get a greater...

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 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 chip demand set to outpace supply growth in 2010

Oct 5, 14:51

Demand for LED chips is set to outpace supply growth in 2010 due to the increasing penetration rates of LED TVs and LED notebooks, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

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...

Taiwan and Japan LED chipmakers ramping up capacity

Newswatch - Aug 21, 16:00

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are expected to expand their monthly capacity by 200 million units each before the end of 2009, while Japan-based Nichia will...

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...

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.

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...

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