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Commentary: The LED lighting market boom

Jan 14, 16:15

In 2012, demand for TV-use LED backlight products was high, helping LED firms to maintain high to full capacity utilization rate. As many governments are beginning to ban the use...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic LED lighting accounts for 10% of global market in 2012

Jan 10, 13:58

In 2012, Panasonic's LED lighting accounted for 10% of the global market. The firm has been expanding product lines and expects to obtain a 37.5% share in Japan in 2013. Panasonic...

Unity Opto expects 1Q13 LED lighting packaging shipments to reach 200,000 units

Jan 9, 22:13

As LED lighting is expected to boom, firms have been looking into adopting automated production. Nan Ya Photonics, a Taiwan-based joint venture between LED chipmaker Epistar and the...

A-lamp market shrinking, says IMS Research

Jan 7, 11:27

Prior to the advent of LED lamps, the lighting market was relatively unchanged for decades. While the introduction of CFLs as the energy efficient A-lamp of choice in the early 1990s...

Taiwan begins LED street lamp replacement project

Jan 2, 16:16

To reduce carbon emissions, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has begun promoting an LED street lamp replacement project.

LED lighting fixture firm Tons Lightology applies for OTC listing

Dec 25, 14:59

Taiwan-based LED lighting application maker Tons Lightology applied for over the counter (OTC) listing on December 24, 2012. The company's revenues for the year so far have exceeded...

Taiwan LED Lighting Alliance formed

Dec 25, 11:47

Members of the Taiwan LED Street Lighting Alliance, in view of large growth potential for indoor LED lighting demand, on December 24 announced its transformation as the Taiwan LED...

Edison Opto expands strategic alliance

Dec 24, 12:40

Jason Wu, chairman of Taiwan-based LED lighting firm Edison Opto, will also be the chairman for LED packaging house Lumenmax starting January 1, 2013. This will allow Edison Opto...

Philips Lumileds reinforces its commitment to Greater China with new distributor relationships

Dec 22, 14:56

Following the recent restructuring of its distribution channel, Philips Lumileds has announced that it has added new distributors for the first time in nearly two decades. These new...

WT Micro lands distribution rights for Philips Lumileds LED products

Dec 22, 14:38

Taiwan-based WT Microelectronic, which distributes IC and electronic components mainly in Asia, has announced that the company has obtained rights from Philips Lumileds Lighting Company...

Nan Ya Photonics completes automated LED production line

Dec 22, 14:21

Taiwan-based Nan Ya Photonics, a joint venture between LED chipmaker Epistar and the Formosa Plastic Group, has completed installation of an automated production line. The plant's...

Nan Ya Photonics

COB product shipments to show significant on-year growth in 2012, says Lextar

Dec 20, 14:28

Lextar, a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has announced its merger with Wellypower, another AUO subsidiary. Lextar noted that demand for high-power chip-on-board (COB) products...

Philips Taiwan showcases LED smart lighting

Dec 14, 14:59

Philips Taiwan is currently exhibiting new lighting fixtures and smart LED lighting products at the 24th Taipei International Building, Construction & Decoration Exhibition.

LED revenues will peak this decade, says IMS Research

Dec 14, 11:29

IMS Research is forecasting world packaged LED revenues to decline in the second half of the decade. With many LED end markets already saturated, the lighting sector is the main driver...

Long LED lighting certification time becomes market entry barrier, says UL Taiwan

Dec 12, 21:45

To enter the US market, LED components need to pass LM-79 LED luminaire testing, which can take up to nine months, according to UL Taiwan. LED lighting firms have been facing difficulties...

China expected to accept Taiwan LED lighting certification, say Taiwan makers

Dec 11, 20:54

The China government is expected to accept LED lighting standard certifications done in Taiwan on some conditions and this will initially benefit Taiwan-based LED chip and street...

Digitimes Research: 2012 Japan LED ceiling and tube light market show significant growth

Dec 11, 14:06

The LED ceiling and tube light market showed significant growth in Japan in November 2012. Due to limited electricity, Japan has been raising awareness on saving energy. In 2012,...

LED chip technology to enter plateau period, says Bridgelux

Dec 3, 10:23

Due to the global economic downturn, demand for LED lighting has been weakening. Meanwhile, efficiency and price-performance ratio have been increasing, and the penetration rate of...

Taiwan-based LED firms should build brands, says Everlight chairman

Nov 30, 11:11

Taiwan-based LED makers should build LED lighting brands or else the LED market will be dominated by China- and South Korea-based firms, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Everli...

Financial troubles plague China LED industry

Nov 26, 10:20

Continuously falling prices, unstable subsidies, and low demand in Europe have been causing China-based LED firms to face financial troubles. The LED industry continues to suffer...

Taiwan LED industry output in 4Q12 to fall slightly, says IEK

Nov 23, 11:06

According to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK), Taiwan's total LED industry output value in the third quarter of 2012 was NT$24.2 billion (US$830 million), representing...

LED lighting ex-factory prices may fall to US$0.70/W in 2013

Nov 22, 21:53

LED lighting ex-factory pricing has been falling to US$1/W in 2012. LED makers believe the ex-factory price of LED lighting will fall to US$0.70/W in 2013.

Sales in 1Q13 to show on-year growth, says Everlight chairman

Nov 22, 13:56

Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight, has stated that, due to delayed orders for backlighting and lighting products, sales in the first quarter of 2013...

Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight

Digitimes Research: Sanan-Formosa Epitaxy cooperation to benefit both firms

Nov 15, 15:31

China-based Sanan Optoelectronics recently announced it was buying up shares of Taiwan-based Formosa Epitaxy. Cooperation between the two firms can achieve benefits such as economies...

Some Taiwan makers hold negative views on China-based Sanan investment in Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 14, 13:50

In response to China-based LED maker Sanan Optoelectronics' investment of NT$2.35 billion (US$80.4 million) in Formosa Epitaxy, some players in Taiwan's LED supply chain have expressed...

Digitimes Research: South Korea aggressively promotes LED commercialization policies

Nov 8, 14:40

To promote the commercialization of LED lighting, South Korea's Knowledge Economy Ministry announced in 2006 a "15/30" plan, which means to achieve 30% LED lighting commercialization...

Digitimes Research: China-based tier-2 LED chipmakers see falling revenues in 2012

Nov 6, 14:42

China-based tier-two LED chipmakers such as Silan Azure, Epilight Technology, and Tsinghua Tongfang have seen on-year decreases of around 30-50% in their accumulated revenues so far...

Tough competition in LED industry to continue in 2013, says Lextar chairman

Nov 2, 10:59

David Su, chairman of Lextar, a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), expects tough competition in the next 2-3 years, especially in 2013, but believes by 2014-2015, fluctuations...

Lextar reports 3Q12 financial results

Nov 1, 14:48

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar Electronics, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2012. The firm reported consolidated revenue...

China market: Nichia hopes to obtain 30-40% market share in 2013

Oct 31, 13:54

To build market share in China's LED lighting market, international firms have been expanding capacity. Philips' Lumileds has revealed plans to expand LED component capacity in its...

Lextar optimistic about merger with Wellypower

Oct 30, 15:05

Two AU Optronics (AUO) subsidiaries, Lextar and Wellypower, are set to merge. According to David Su, chairman of Lextar, the only overlapping technology between the two firms is packaging...

David Su, chairman of Lextar

Genesis introduces Match LED

Oct 29, 11:20

Taiwan-based LED firm Genesis Photonics introduces a new LED lighting product, Match LED. The new product emphasizes cost-saving features to attract LED packaging houses. Match LED...

Revenues in 4Q12 to be flat, says Lite-On Technology CEO

Oct 24, 21:43

Revenues in the fourth quarter are likely to be flat, according to Warren Chen, CEO of Lite-On Technology. Chen added that orders from notebook firms have been decreasing slightly...

Philips reports 3Q12 results

Oct 22, 14:25

Philips has reported third-quarter 2012 comparable sales growth of 5% to EUR6.1 billion (US$7.9 billion).

Taiwan market: Everlight may take 40% of LED light bulb market share in 2012

Oct 22, 12:32

The size of Taiwan's LED light bulb market will reach 1-1.05 million units in 2012, according to estimates by LED firms. But demand has been weak recently despite the LED light bulb...

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    Everlight LED ceiling lights

    Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics displayed its latest LED lighting products at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show. The exhibits included own-brand...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Sep 6.

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    Lextar to debut latest plug-in COB

    Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar has announced its latest plug-in COB, Core series. Lextar will formally unveil the new product from June 9-12 at the 2013 Guangzhou International Lighting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 4.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Edison Opto's cafe booth

    Taiwan-based Edison Opto showcased its LED lighting products at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show in late March. To showcase its various LED lighting designs, Edison Opto's...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Delta LED light bulbs

    Taiwan-based Delta Electronics showcased at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29 many of its LED products, such as 8-10W LED light bulbs. The firm also showcased...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Delta Electronics

    Taiwan-based Delta Electronics participated in the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29, 2013. The firm showcased various applications of LED lighting including...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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