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Genesis Photonics, Formosa Epitaxy report heavy losses for 4Q11

Mar 30, 16:42

LED chipmakers Genesis Photonics and Formosa Epitaxy both have reported losses for the fourth quarter of 2011, resulting in a nearly 50% on-year decline in profits for Genesis in...

Genesis Photonics expects full capacity soon

Mar 19, 12:24

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics, due to increasing orders from Sharp for backlighting applications for LCD TVs over 50 inches, expects to fully utilize...

LED maker Genesis likely to enter Apple TV supply chain, say sources

Feb 17, 14:32

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics is expected to enter the supply chain of Apple's TV lineup by supplying LED chips to Sharp for LED-backlight applications, according to...

Sharp

Taiwan LED chipmakers expect 1Q12 LED TV backlight shipments to rise

Feb 1, 01:20

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Genesis Photonics and Formosa Epitaxy indicate that capacity utilization rates in first-quarter 2012 should be able to reach around 70-80%. In addition,...

LED TVs

LED chipmakers and packaging firms suffer revenue declines in December

Jan 10, 15:58

Affected by seasonal factors, most Taiwan-based LED chipmakers and LED packaging companies have posted declines in revenues for December, with the setbacks suffered by upstream chipmakers...

Price drop of LED components in 2011 reaching 25-35%

Nov 29, 01:40

The price of components has been dropping in the LED industry. According to industry sources, the price drop of LED components in 2011 has been around 25-35%. According to David Chung,...

Taiwan LED device production value to dip 5-8% in 2011

Nov 25, 10:31

Production value of LED discrete devices rolled out by Taiwan-based LED makers is expected to top NT$64-65 billion (US$2.11-2.14 billion) in 2011, declining 5-8% from a year earlie...

LED lighting

LED chipmaker Genesis completes third plant in Taiwan

Nov 24, 15:01

LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics has completed the construction of its third plant, located at the Tainan Science Park (TSP). Genesis will install a 6-inch epitaxial wafer production...

Genesis receives lighting orders from customers in China and Japan

Nov 15, 01:35

Taiwan-based LED firm Genesis Photonics recently received orders from China-based customers for indoor lighting and commercial LED light tubes. Coupled with orders from Japan-based...

LED firms report disappointing third quarter revenues

Oct 11, 15:39

Several Taiwan-based LED firms have reported falling September and third-quarter revenues showing the low season in the LED industry in the third quarter.

LED chipmakers Tekcore, Genesis post mixed results for 1H11

Aug 26, 11:43

LED chipmakers Tekcore and Genesis Photonics have posted mixed results for the first half of 2011, with the former posting a loss of NT$0.68 (US$0.02) per share and the latter enjoying...

Taiwan firms to move in LED equipment at China plants by year-end

Aug 22, 17:01

Demand has been uncertain in the LED end market causing many firms to delay or decrease the size of capacity expansion scheduled for 2011. But Taiwan-based LED firms such as Epistar,...

LED

Genesis Photonics July revenues hit record

Aug 11, 11:28

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics generated revenues of NT$464 million (US$16 million) in July, hitting a company record.

Cross-strait cooperation a method to gain market share in China's growing LED industry

Aug 3, 10:25

Taiwan-based LED firms have been eager to enter China's LED market. Through cooperation, Genesis Photonics and Ledtech both signed strategic alliance agreement with China-based Potevio...

Lite-On Technology June revenues down slightly

Jul 8, 14:46

Taiwan-based EMS provider Lite-On Technology had June consolidated revenues of NT$10.06 billion (US$348 million) declining 1% on month and 11% on year, but its LED revenues in June...

Chicony takes seat on Genesis board

Jun 10, 12:03

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics held shareholders' meeting on June 9 and completed reelection for board of directors. PC peripheral maker Chicony takes a seat on the...

China market: Samsung aims to be largest vendor of LED lighting in 2013

May 20, 10:37

Samsung Electronics has been extending its LED production from backlights to lighting applications with China being the major market, and will shift production of LED lighting products...

Gross margins slip below 20% for some LED chipmakers

May 2, 12:20

LED chipmakers have announced financial performance for the first quarter of 2011, with Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) both seeing less than 20% gross margins due to decreased...

Genesis Photonics forms strategic partnership with China-based Potevio

Apr 20, 11:54

Taiwan-based Genesis Photonics, which makes LED epitaxial wafers and chips, on April 19 entered into a strategic partnership with China's state-owned telecom equipment maker Potevio,...

Chicony to invest in LED chipmaker Genesis

Feb 16, 01:15

Taiwan-based EMS provider Chicony Electronics will acquire 13.3 million new shares issued by Genesis Photonics, a Taiwan-based maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, for private...

Everlight January revenues down, Formosa and Genesis up

Feb 11, 01:55

LED packaging company Everlight Electronics saw January 2011 revenues drop almost 10% sequentially, while LED chipmakers Formosa Epitaxy and Genesis Photonics saw their January revenues...

Formosa December revenues down, Genesis up

Jan 11, 15:31

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy saw its December revenues decrease by 25% sequentially, while fellow chipmaker Genesis Photonics' December revenues increased slightly by 0.5% over the...

Genesis may cooperate with China-based Potevio

Jan 7, 15:00

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics is rumored to form a strategic alliance with China's Potevio Group soon in order to ensure orders from the China market.

Small- to medium-size BLU prices drop 5-10% in 4Q10

Dec 13, 15:02

In order to support operations and revenues during the LED weak season in the fourth quarter of 2010, backlight unit (BLU) makers have started to provide price-cut promotions for...

Genesis Photonics to set up third LED wafer factory in southern Taiwan

Oct 21, 01:05

Taiwan-based Genesis Photonics on October 20 broke ground for a factory with a monthly production capacity of 120,000 LED epitaxial wafers in the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP),...

Unity Opto September revenues down, Genesis up

Oct 6, 02:00

LED chip packager Unity Opto Technology saw its September 2010 revenues decrease 22.2% sequentially, while LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics' revenues increased...

Genesis breaks ground for Kunshan joint venture

Sep 24, 01:45

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics, on September 23, broke ground for its joint venture with the Kunshan city government in China.

Genesis 3Q10 revenues to increase by 40% sequentially

Sep 15, 01:30

Third-quarter 2010 revenues of LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics are expected to increase by about 40% sequentially amid increasing shipments for TV backlighting...

Genesis will not give out dividends for 2009

Jul 1, 15:53

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics has announced that it will not distribute dividends for 2009 due to a net loss of NT$187 million (US$5.82 million) or NT$1.51...

Genesis cooperates with JFE Engineering to tap Japan LED lighting market

May 18, 15:07

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics has announced cooperation with Japan-based JFE Engineering to supply LED lighting products for the latter to market...

Genesis Photonics increases prices for green LED epitaxy wafers

May 7, 15:34

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics increased the prices of its green LED epitaxy wafers in April amid increasing prices of sapphire substrates, and expects its price hike...

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...

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.

Taiwan LED makers gearing up output of LED T-bar lights

Apr 23, 16:36

A number of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers as well as packaging companies, including Ledtech Electronics, Opto Tech, Genesis Photonics, Harvatek and Wellypower Optronics, have all ventured...

LED maker Genesis to raise NT$500 million for capacity expansion

Apr 22, 16:57

Genesis Photonics, a Taiwan-based LED chipmaker, plans to raise NT$500 million (US$15 million) specifically for expanding its production capacity, mainly in regards to MOCVD (metal-organic...

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