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Huga sees shrinking net losses in 2Q12

Aug 24, 11:06

Huga Optotech reported shrinking net losses of NT$307 million (US$10.24 million) for the second quarter of 2012 due to orders from Epistar. Nevertheless, net losses for first-half...

Formosa Epitaxy, Unity Opto to post strong revenue growth in 3Q12

Aug 24, 01:35

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy and LED packaging company Unity Opto Technology have both piled up a backlog of orders for the third quarter of 2012, ensuring that the two firms will...

Sanan Opto supported by China government in developing sapphire substrates, says Digitimes Research

Aug 20, 16:22

Sanan Optoelectronics has been experiencing record high revenues and profit margins in first-half 2012. Nevertheless, the firm's inventory turnover days is relatively high showing...

Commentary: Epistar expands capacity while facing price competition from China-based peer

Aug 15, 16:03

The LED chip market continues to experience oversupply problems. However, in first-half 2012, most tier-one LED firms in Taiwan were operating with full capacity, which has led to...

Crystalwise returns to profitability in 2Q12

Aug 13, 11:05

The price of sapphire substrates has been climbing out of the trough as price of 2-inch products reach US$8-9/unit. With strong demand for LED chips, sapphire substrate maker Crystalwise...

Epistar to take over Huga Optotech via share swap

Aug 10, 01:25

LED chipmaker Epistar will completely take over subsidiary Huga Optotech through a share swap in which one Epistar share will be exchanged for 4.85 Huga shares, Epistar has announced...

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers plan to expand capacity

Aug 2, 01:40

Upstream LED chipmakers have been operating close to full capacity. To meet demand, LED chipmakers such as Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are planning to expand capacity. Nevertheless,...

Taiwan market: China-based LED firm Sanan making inroads

Aug 1, 11:33

Sanan Optoelectronics, China's largest LED firm, has been aggressively entering Taiwan's market in 2012. According to market observers, Sanan's sales in Taiwan reached CNY10 million...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LED chipmakers to see lighting applications account for 30% of 2012 revenues

Jul 30, 10:56

Second-quarter 2012 revenues of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers climbed out of the trough with capacity utilization rates rising to 80-90%. The firms believe third-quarter 2012 capacity...

LED lighting

Taiwan sapphire substrate makers face growing competition from Japan and China

Jul 16, 10:20

The price of sapphire substrates has been reaching stability in 2012. Nevertheless, Japan-based sapphire substrate makers have been eager to lower prices, meaning the price difference...

sapphire substrates

Sapphire substrate makers see rising June revenues

Jul 11, 01:25

Rising June revenues for LED chipmakers helped upstream sapphire substrate makers such as Crystal Applied, Crystalwise, and Tera Xtal see June revenues reach above NT$160 million...

sapphire substrate

LED chip makers to see decreased shipments in 3Q12

Jul 10, 14:51

Taiwan-based makers of LED chips, mainly due to an expected drops in demand from the LCD TV sector, will see shipments in the third quarter of 2012 drop or remain unchanged on quarter,...

LED TV

China-based LED chipmaker obtains certification from Taiwan-based packaging houses

Jul 2, 11:27

China-based LED chipmaker Sanan Optoelectronics may enter Taiwan's LED supply chain in third-quarter 2012. The firm has been certified by packaging houses such as Everlight and Unity...

Epistar

Epistar to launch new expansion projects in 2012

Jun 28, 01:30

LED chipmaker Epistar plans to expand production capacities at its plants in Xiamen, China and Taiwan in 2012, with the new capacities slated to go online in 2014, according to com...

Formosa Epitaxy sees order visibility extend to November

Jun 21, 14:12

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has seen its order visibility extend to November and is currently in talks for new orders for LED backlighting and lighting products with 10 potential...

Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy

Taiwan LED firms see mild revenue growths in May

Jun 15, 12:35

According to statistics, the total May revenues of Taiwan-based LED firms reached NT$8.7 billion (US$290.9 million), up by 4.59% on month but down 12.1% on year. Benefitting from...

LED lighting

Market conditions in 3Q12 unclear, says Epileds

Jun 13, 15:45

LED chipmaker Epileds said it has been running at full capacity in second-quarter 2012. However, market conditions for the third quarter are unclear and despite an oversupply of LED...

LED lighting

LED makers see increased May revenues, Bright skeptical of future

Jun 8, 01:15

While revenue from LED sales in Taiwan and China are increasing, LED lighting will largely be focused in niche markets as price competition increases, according to Liao Zongren, chairman...

Bridgelux and Toshiba announce 8-inch GaN-on-silicon LEDs

May 30, 10:31

Bridgelux and Toshiba recently announced that the two companies have achieved 8-inch GaN-on-silicon LED chips that has an optical power of 614 mW with a voltage of 3.1V when driven...

Taiwan LED manufacturers to use silicon substrates for producing LED chips

May 22, 01:05

Taiwan LED manufacturers are looking to replace sapphire substrates with silicon substrates to produce LED epitaxial chips, which will help with mass production and lowering costs...

LED chipmakers to keep talent by distributing shares to employees

May 10, 15:38

LED chipmakers Epistar, Genesis Photonics and Huga Optotech have announced plans to distribute restricted shares ranging from 5-15 million units to their employees with an aim of...

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...

LED firms report mixed February revenues

Mar 7, 01:25

Epistar reported February revenues of NT$1.185 billion (US$40 million), up 20.91% on month but down 12.92% on year. Epistar noted that February had more working days compared to January...

LED TV

Tekcore reports 2011 net losses of NT$1.098 billion

Feb 24, 11:41

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has reported 2011 revenues of NT$2.688 billion (US$90.96 million), up by 10.3% on year to reach a historical high. Net losses were NT$1.098 billion,...

LED lighting

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

Lextar operates in the red in 2011

Feb 10, 11:01

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar Electronics has reported net losses of NT$138 million (US$4.67 million) or NT$0.34 per share for 2011. It also reported consolidated revenues of NT$650...

Lextar

Everlight reports 2011 revenues down

Feb 4, 11:19

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight reported 2011 total revenues of NT$16.238 billion (US$552 million), down 3% on year. 2011 total pre-tax profits reached NT$1.597 billion,...

Everlight street lamps

SemiLEDs reports loss for fiscal 1Q12

Jan 12, 11:38

SemiLEDs, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012, ended November 30, 2011. Revenue...

Quotes for 2-inch sapphire substrates in China fall to US$6/unit

Jan 12, 11:28

The price of 2-inch sapphire substrates from China suppliers has fallen to around US$6/unit, with the low price adding pressure on Taiwan-based makers, according to industry source...

LED epitaxial wafers

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...

December shipments of sapphire substrates increasing

Dec 29, 09:48

The price of upstream sapphire substrates has been stabilizing and shipments of 4-inch substrates have been increasing steadily. The current price of 2-inch sapphire substrates has...

sapphire

Low order visibility for LED BLUs

Dec 28, 14:51

Despite rush orders for LED backlightings for new TV models in the fourth quarter, demand for LED TVs has remained weak in general, with most LED players holding a cautious outlook...

Epistar Guangzhou plant breaks ground

Dec 20, 01:20

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar and lighting firm Delta have been setting up a joint venture with China-based TV maker Skyworth in the Guangdong province in China. The joint venture...

Epileds, Formosa Epitaxy report falling November revenues

Dec 13, 01:35

The LED industry continues to feel low demand in fourth-quarter 2011. Despite there being some urgent orders for backlight products, the price drops and high inventory will likely...

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,...

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  • Cree+introduces+200lumens%2FW+LED

    Cree introduces 200lumens/W LED

    Cree has delivered the XLamp MK-R LEDs. The new MK-R LEDs leverage the SC3 Technology next-generation LED platform to deliver up to 200 lumens-per-watt (at 1 W, 25 degrees Celsius)...

    Photo: Company, Dec 24.

  • Nichia+NSSM032+SMD

    Nichia NSSM032 SMD

    Japan-based LED firm Nichia has announced the release of a new surface mount LED device (SMD) for outdoor full color display applications. Under Nichia part number "NSSM032," this...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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