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Cree reports financial results for fiscal 3Q13

Apr 26, 14:46

US-based LED firm Cree reported US$348.9 million in revenues for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2013, ended March 31, 2013. The figure showed an on-quarter increase of 1% and...

Sapphire substrate prices may increase in 2Q13

Apr 25, 21:43

Sapphire substrate makers have noted that order visibility is clear to May due to expected demand growth in the LED backlighting and lighting markets. Market observers believe prices...

Sapphire substrate market in oversupply

Apr 24, 14:58

The market of sapphire substrates, an upstream material for LEDs, has been in oversupply with prices falling. The prices are lower than the production costs of many firms. This has...

Taiwan market: LED lighting demand to take off in 2H13, says Everlight Electronics

Apr 22, 21:55

Demand for LED lighting in the Taiwan market is expected to take off in the second half of 2013, with mainstream power of LED light bulbs to rise from 8W currently to 10-12W and sales...

Taiwan LED firms eying Japan market in 2013

Apr 22, 15:53

Taiwan-based LED firms aim to expand share in the Japan market in 2013. Japan-based firms used to have strong competitive advantages due to patents. However, some of the lawsuits...

International brands lead LED light bulb price competition

Apr 22, 14:14

The global LED light bulb pricing has been falling in 2013 because some large-size industry leading brands have introduced low-price products. Market observers believe demand in the...

Global average prices of 40W and 60W retrofit LED light bulbs fall in March, says LEDinside

Apr 22, 10:50

The global average price of retrofit 40W LED light bulbs fell 3.9% on month in March, to US$17.10/unit. March global average pricing of retrofit 60W LED light bulbs fell 6.5% on month,...

China LED tube, light bulb penetration rate to exceed 15% in 2013

Apr 17, 22:14

Under the 12th Five-Year Plan, local governments in China continue to promote LED lighting. Due to lack of strong international sales in 2012, China-based LED lighting firms have...

LEDs to account for a quarter of global lighting market by 2016, says DisplaySearch

Apr 17, 13:55

Demand for LED lighting is growing rapidly thanks to significant expansion in manufacturing capacity, falling prices, environmental concerns, and government incentives. According...

Taiwan LED firms report rising total March revenues

Apr 16, 12:18

LED firms that are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) have reported total March revenues of NT$9.39 billion (US$313 million), up by 35.1% on month. These LED firms are expected...

Digitimes Research: March LED light bulb prices rise in Japan, fall in other markets

Apr 15, 11:44

The March average retail pricing of retrofit 40W and 60W LED light bulbs increased in Japan while other markets saw prices fall compared to February.

China LED firms may begin dumping in 3Q13

Apr 15, 11:41

LED makers have been seeing rising demand and capacity utilization rates in the second quarter of 2013. However, China-based makers noted that there is currently CNY5 billion (US$807...

Epistar to begin LED lighting filament volume production at end of 2Q13

Apr 11, 21:21

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar plans to introduce three major LED lighting products in 2013 including LED lighting filaments for which volume production is expected to begin at...

I-Chiun sees March revenues increase 29% sequentially

Apr 9, 10:58

Taiwan-based LED lead frame maker I-Chiun Precision Industry has reported March consolidated revenues of NT$557 million (US$18.5 million), showing an on-month increase of 29.69% and...

Digitimes Research: Firms display LED strengths at 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show

Apr 3, 12:10

LED lighting standards were one of the focuses at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show as many firms introduced LED light bulbs meeting the requirements of Energy Star in hope...

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Demand for COB packaging used in high-power LED lighting to grow fast, says Lextar

Apr 2, 20:53

As high-power LED lighting for commercial purposes is significantly on the rise, demand for COB (chip on board) packaging of high-power LED chips used in lighting will grow fast in...

Everlight chairman urges tighter Greater China cooperation

Apr 2, 15:05

LED firms in Greater China should cooperate and build a single brand to maximize their competitive advantages, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house...

Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight

Global LED light bulb prices continue to drop

Apr 1, 11:03

Global LED light bulb retail prices in February 2013 continued to fall, and in particular, retail prices of retrofit 40W LED light bulbs fell 8.2% to US$17.8/unit, according to studies...

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Unity Opto obtains orders for 1 million LED light bulbs

Mar 28, 22:04

LED packaging house Unity Opto shipped one million LED light bulbs to Europe- and US-based distribution channels in the first quarter and has obtained orders for one million units...

Philips aims to expand smart lighting systems in 2013

Mar 27, 21:56

LED firm Philips introduced the Hue lighting system that consists of three color tunable LED light bulbs at the end of 2012 with a retail price of US$199/unit. The firm noted that...

Henk Veldhuis, director of Standard Connectivity of Philips Lighting

Everlight showcases own-brand LED lighting at 2013 Taiwan International Lighting show

Mar 27, 15:13

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics established a subsidiary, Everlight Lighting, in 2012. To promote own-brand products, Everlight Lighting is currently showcasing...


Global LED lighting demand to hike 100-200% in 2013, says Epistar chairman

Mar 26, 20:11

Global LED lighting demand has been growing fast due to continual drops in LED chip prices, and the demand in 2013 will hike 100-200% from 2012 while global LED lighting production...

epistar chairman

Delta showcases 100W retrofit LED bulb at 2012 Taiwan International Lighting Show

Mar 26, 12:02

Taiwan-based LED and power supply firm Delta Electronics is currently showcasing new LED technologies at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29. The firm is...

Taiwan tier-two LED firms announce voluntary delisting

Mar 25, 13:45

Taiwan-based tier-two LED firms Top Energy Saving System (TESS) and Lumitek have both announced the voluntary delisting of their common stocks from the emerging stock maket in Taiw...

Epistar expects LED candle lamp sales to grow in 1H13

Mar 21, 21:34

Epistar has been developing LED candle lamps and sales are expected to show growth in the first half of 2013. Currently, order visibility for LED candle lamps is clear through the...

LED candle lamp

Lextar to introduce T8 LED light tube at Taiwan International Lighting Show

Mar 21, 11:43

The Taiwan International Lighting Show will be held in Taipei from March 26-29 and Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar plans to exhibit an eight-foot (2.4m) T8 high efficiency LED tube li...

TSMC SSL to introduce LED chips with 130lm/W brightness in 2H12

Mar 20, 22:14

TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL) plans to introduce LED chip products that do not require packaging, with brightness reaching 130lm/W in the second half of 2013. The new product is...

Jacob Tam, president of TSMC SSL

Everlight Electronics tapping China LED lighting market

Mar 18, 21:25

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has begun to tap the China market for its own-brand LED lighting products through setting up a marketing subsidiary in Shanghai...


Taiwan LED firms optimistic about LED light bulb comercialization in US market

Mar 18, 10:48

Taiwan-based LED firms are optimistic about the commercialization of LED light bulbs in the US market, as Cree, an US-based LED firm, recently introduced a warm white 40W retrofit...

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Epistar hopes to attract strategic partners through private placement

Mar 14, 21:51

LED chipmaker Epistar plans to find important downstream strategic partners by issuing 250 million new shares for private placement, and targeting Europe- and US-based lighting brands...


Commentary: Nuclear dispute creates opportunity for LED lighting firms

Mar 12, 14:02

Whether Taiwan needs another nuclear power plant has been under heated debate. As more people question the safety of a new nuclear power plant that is being constructed, LED firms...

Epistar, Everlight report falling February revenues

Mar 11, 10:35

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$1.259 billion (US$42 million), representing an on-month decrease of 6.7% and an on-year decrease...

LED light bulbs

LED firms in Greater China need to accelerate standardization, says expert

Mar 8, 14:43

LED lighting needs to have a unified standard, said Horng-Ching Hsiao, professor at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and a member of The Illuminating Engineering...

Digitimes Research: High-brightness LED market output value to grow 15.8% on year in 2013

Mar 7, 10:59

The global output value of high-brightness LEDs in 2013 is predicted to reach US$11.29 billion, representing an on-year growth rate of 15.8%. Increasing demand for LED lighting applications...

LED component pricing to fall in 2013

Mar 6, 22:03

The first quarter is a traditional low season and the pricing of LED components used in backlighting and lighting products is expected to fall. In particular, medium-size LEDs used...

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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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