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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...

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers report mixed May performances

Jun 9, 12:25

LED chipmaker Epistar saw May revenues increase on month by 12.7% to NT$1,908 million (US$66 million). The figure also represents a 9.3% increase on year. According to Epistar, the...

Increasing competition in LED lighting market for Taiwan-based firms

Jun 3, 01:05

Many international firms such as Samsung LED, LG Electronics, and Philips have been aggressively taking market share in the LED lighting market. Samsung has been shifting focus to...

FSC rejects Tekcore ECB application

Jun 2, 16:44

Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has noted that the board of directors and supervisors of Tekcore, a Taiwan-based LED chipmaker, is set to finish its term on June 18,...

LED wafer maker Huga to list on TSE

May 26, 01:45

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Huga Optotech has obtained approval from Taiwan's Securities and Futures Board (SFB) to list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). Huga...

Penetration of LED TV is expected to increase in 2Q11

May 19, 12:34

The demand for LED TV was not as transparent as expected in the first quarter. The industry anticipates an increase in penetration rate in the second quarter. Despite the optimistic...

Tekcore fails to bring in strategic shareholders

May 19, 12:09

Tekcore, a Taiwan-based LED chipmaker, held board of directors meeting on May 18. The strategic shareholders scheduled to appear failed to show up causing the planned equity swap...

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...

LED chipmaker Tekcore to set up epitaxial wafer plant in Nanjing, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 1, 12:15

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has signed an agreement with the Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone to set up an epitaxial wafer plant in Nanjing, China, according...

Formosa posts net lost of NT$1 million for 4Q10

Mar 29, 01:45

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has announced revenues of NT$1.1 billion (US$37.33 million) for the fourth quarter of 2010, an decrease of 23% sequentially. Net loss for the quarter...

Epistar posts net profit of NT$5.77 billion for 2010

Mar 18, 01:55

LED chipmaker Epistar has announced net profits of NT$5.77 billion (US$194.93 million) for 2010 with an EPS of NT$7.16. Revenues for the year totaled NT$19.76 billion with a 36% gross...

Sapphire substrate supply unaffected by Japan earthquake, says Epistar

Mar 16, 10:42

The supply of sapphire substrates will not be affected by the Japan earthquake as the facilities of the top-2 Japan-based makers - Kyocera and Namiki - were not damaged by the quake,...

Formosa Epitaxy sees flat revenues in February

Mar 10, 01:50

LED epitaxial wafer maker Formosa Epitaxy saw its revenues stay flat at NT$350 million (US$12.05 million) in February compared to the previous month but up 64.65% from a year earlier...

Epistar February revenues down sequentially, Tekcore up

Mar 9, 01:30

LED chipmaker Epistar saw its February 2011 revenues drop 1.95% sequentially, while fellow chipmaker Tekcore reported an 12% increase on month.

GCL-Poly to spend US$500 million to set up LED plant

Mar 2, 01:50

China-based upstream solar material supplier GCL-Poly recently started construction of an LED production plant in Jiangsu, scheduled to complete at the end of 2011. Initial investment...

LED packaging houses expect 10% sequential growth in 1Q11 revenues, chipmakers expect revenues to remain flat

Feb 23, 01:35

Benefiting from the recovering demand for TV backlighting and general lighting, LED players expect strong performance in the first quarter of 2011 despite seasonality, and some packaging...

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...

Sapphire substrate price drop to expand to 15% on quarter in 1Q11

Feb 15, 01:50

Prices of sapphire substrates are expected to drop 10-15% sequentially in the first quarter of 2011, an increase from a previous 5-10% quarterly decrease in 2010, but the decrease...

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...

LED companies post mixed results for January

Feb 10, 11:02

Taiwan's top LED chipmaker Epistar saw its revenues decline 3.5% sequentially to NT$1.39 billion (US$47.65 million) in January. Fellow chipmaker Lextar Electronics also saw its revenues...

Delta to introduce 800 lumen 8W LED light bulb with Epistar

Jan 18, 15:26

Delta Electronics plans to launch a total of 62 LED lighting products under 29 series and three intelligent control systems in 2011, and is cooperating with LED chipmaker Epistar...

Epistar aims US$1/500 lm goal in 2012

Jan 18, 02:15

In order to get a upper-hand position in the global LED lighting market, Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will actively lower the brightness cost of LED lighting products and aims...

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...

LED chipmaker Tyntek to raise cross-strait capacity to 40-45 MOCVD sets

Dec 30, 01:00

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tyntek has plans to raise capacity for LED epitaxy and LED chip production. Its subsidiary will invest US$30 million to add 10-15 MOCVD sets, bringing its...

Formosa attracts Mitsui to become its largest shareholder through private placement

Dec 28, 02:05

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has announced that Japan-based Mitsui & Co will become its largest shareholder with a 15% stake through private placement.

Epistar to issue ECBs worth US$280 million

Dec 24, 02:15

The board of directors of LED chipmaker Epistar has approved the issue of euro convertible bonds (ECBs) worth US$280 million, mainly for paying back previous US dollar-based loans...

China LED makers to install more MOCVD equipment in 2011

Dec 23, 01:20

China's LED industry is expected to install 700-800 units of MOCVD equipment in 2011 compared to 330 units installed in 2010, a trend which is likely to enable China's LED industry...

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...

LED companies strengthening deployments in lighting segment

Dec 10, 13:50

A number of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers and packaging companies are strengthening their deployments in the LED lighting segment as the market is expected to grow over 50% in 2011,...

Epistar November revenues down 2.8%

Dec 8, 12:20

Though LED chip packaging houses mostly saw revenues bounce back in October and November, chip makers still registered weak sales for November with modest decline to flat growth.

LED chipmaker Tekcore to sign syndicated loan

Dec 2, 01:40

LED chipmaker Tekcore will sign a NT$3.8 billion (US$124.53 million) syndicated loan with a banking consortium on December 2. The new funds will be used to build a new plant as well...

Epistar denies reports about China BLU joint venture with Korea companies

Nov 18, 16:28

LED chipmaker Epistar has denied media reports from South Korea that Epistar, Lumens and backlight unit (BLU) maker Hansol LCD will invest 10 billion won (US$8.84 million), 30 billion...

Epistar develops LED with 162lm/W efficiency

Nov 15, 14:01

LED chipmaker Epistar has developed LEDs with 162 lumen per watt of brightness efficiency (after packaging), which the chipmaker claims to be the best brightness efficiency worldwide,...

Epistar, Lextar, Everlight October revenues down, Unity Opto, Genesis revenues up

Nov 8, 11:07

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Lextar Electronics and LED packaging houses Everlight Electronics saw October 2010 revenues drop sequentially by 7%, 37.51% and 10.63%, respectively,...

Epistar reportedly to acquire Tekcore

Oct 22, 01:50

LED chipmaker Epistar is reportedly to acquire fellow chipmaker Tekcore at NT$45 (US$1.46) per share to take control in Tekcore's operations.

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