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  • Last update: Friday 20 October 2017 [234 news items]

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.

Tyntek announces cooperation with Fuzhou for LED production

Oct 13, 01:55

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tyntek has announced plans to invest 153 million yuan (US$4.94 million) to set up a LED production joint venture with the Fuzhou government in China.

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.

Most LED companies see revenues fall sequentially in September

Oct 7, 11:50

Most Taiwan-based LED companies saw their revenues decline sequentially in September due to inventory adjustment in the LCD TV segment, with LED chip packager Everlight Electronics...

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...

Lextar chairman HB Chen to resign

Sep 23, 15:07

LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, an subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has announced that its chairman HB Chen will resign his seat on the board of directors and...

Taiwan LED companies post NT$10.59 billion in August revenues, says LEDinside

Sep 14, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED companies posted revenues of NT$10.59 billion (US$333.61 million) in August 2010, down 2.4% from NT$10.85 billion in July but up 64% on year, according to research...

Epistar takes three seats on Huga board

Sep 7, 13:48

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Huga Optotech has re-elected the members of its board with fellow chipmaker Epistar taking three seats. Epistar is Huga's largest shareholder with a 46%...

First-tier Taiwan-based LED players post strong July sales, ease concern on demand slowdown

Aug 9, 14:06

Major Taiwan-based players in the LED sector have posted strong sales for July, easing concerns over a slowdown in demand.

Lextar lands LED lighting OEM orders from Philips and Osram

Aug 3, 11:27

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has landed OEM orders for LED lighting products from Europe-based vendors such...

Taiwan to produce 26% of global LED chip output in 2010, says TRI

Jul 22, 11:38

Taiwan will account for a 26% share of the LED chip output globally in 2010, which is projected to increase 37% from 2009 to US$9.6 billion, according to research firm Topology Research...

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...

China LED chip output surpasses 2 billion yuan in 2009, says LEDinsider

Jun 28, 14:53

China's LED chip industry has received a huge investment from 2009 to 2010. Although the output value is not yet large, there is no doubt about its great development speed and potential...

Tyntek to set up LED epitaxy and sensor component plant in Taichung

Jun 28, 14:15

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tyntek will invest NT$1 billion (US$31.26 million) to set up a new venture in Taichung for the production of LED epitaxy and sensor components, according...

Genesis Photonics lands NT$1.5 billion joint lending for capacity expansion

Jun 23, 12:22

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics on June 22 signed with 11 local banks and the Development Bank of Singapore for a syndicated loan of NT$1.5 billion...

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,...

Epistar, Unity Opto hit record revenues in May

Jun 8, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar and LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology generated record revenues of NT$1.75 billion (US$54 million) and NT$701.67 million, respectively,...

Philips to recruit LED experts in Taiwan, say Taiwan makers

Jun 8, 12:32

Royal Philips Electronics, in order to strengthen its LED lighting product lines to have them account for 50% of total lighting sales revenues in 2015, plans to recruit possibly more...

Lextar to expand workforce and capacity

May 31, 15:40

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, which is a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), plans to recruit about 800 employees in the second half of 2010 in...

LED chipmaker Epistar inks strategic alliance with Huga

May 31, 14:11

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has announced a plan to form a strategic alliance with fellow maker Huga Optotech, looking to take a 47.88% stake in Huga to become its largest...

LED lighting market may take off in 2010, says Epistar

May 19, 14:20

While many makers of LED chips and light products expect the global LED lighting market to take off in 2012, Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar thinks that the takeoff may start in...

Tekcore to raise fund for equipment purchase

May 12, 17:08

Board of directors of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has decided to issue 50 million new shares worth NT$1.5 billion (US$47.38 million) to raise fund for equipment purchase.

Epistar April revenues up, Tekcore down

May 10, 16:44

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported sequential revenue growth of 12.58% for April, while Tekcore saw its revenues for the month drop 2.48% sequentially.

CMLT to purchase plant from Gio

May 10, 10:17

Chi Mei Lighting Technology (CMLT), a LED chipmaking subsidiary of Chimei Innolux Corporation (CMI), will invest NT$1.1-1.2 billion (US$34.65-37.8 million) to purchase a plant from...

LED chipmakers, packaging houses report mixed results for 1Q10

May 10, 10:02

Players in Taiwan's LED industry have reported mixed results for the first quarter of 2010.

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...

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...

Epistar sees 1Q10 revenues double on year

Apr 30, 14:54

LED chipmaker Epistar has announced revenues of NT$4.03 billion (US$128.53 million) for the first quarter of 2010, increasing 7% sequentially and doubling on year.

Epistar invests NT$839 million in Nan Ya Photonics

Stockwatch - Apr 23, 16:21

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has announced an investment of NT$839.45 million (US$26.79 million) in Nan Ya Photonics, a specialist in high-brightness (HB) LED wafers and chip...

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...

LED players expect revenues to grow significantly starting March

Apr 1, 15:56

LED packaging houses Unity Opto Technology, Everlight Electronics and Ligitek Electronics all expect their revenues to grow strongly in March, with a chance of hitting record levels,...

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    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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