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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...

Commentary: Short-term subsidization will not help LED industry in the long run

Oct 19, 15:32

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) recently announced plans to subsidize household LED light bulbs, but, there are no unified standards that measure the energy-saving qualities...

Demand for backlights strong, lighting to see significant growth in 2013, say LED makers

Oct 17, 12:08

Orders of LED backlight products will likely be strong throughout October-November. Although growth of LED lighting has been slowing down, LED firms are optimistic that the LED lighting...

Commentary: The pros and cons of China firms investing in Taiwan LED industry

Oct 16, 16:21

Taiwan's government plans to raise the cap on China-based firms investing in Taiwan's LED industry. Some Taiwan-based LED firms welcome the opportunity to work with China-based peers...

China first LED lighting subsidy to reach CNY2 billion

Oct 11, 21:32

The list of firms that have been chosen in China's first round of LED lighting subsidies has been announced. Market observers believe the 39 firms will obtain a total subsidy for...

Epistar, Everlight see sequential drops in September revenues

Oct 9, 10:36

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar had September revenues of NT$1.616 billion (US$54.7 million), representing a decrease on month of 6.09%, while LED packaging...

Unity Opto sees September revenues more than double on year

Oct 8, 11:06

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto has announced September consolidated revenues of NT$902 million (US$30.82 million), representing an on-month growth of 7.5% and on-year...

Taiwan market: Government to hold bid for 250,000 LED street lamps

Oct 5, 14:34

The Taiwan government will announce a plan for the purchase of up to 250,000 street lamps through an open bid, with the tendering to be held in November and the results to be announced...

Ledlink expects September revenues to show on-month growth

Oct 4, 01:15

Taiwan-based LED secondary optical lens maker Ledlink Optics expects September revenues to show on-month growth. Despite continuous price falls in the LED lighting market, Ledlink's...

Telung Tang, CEO of Ledlink

China market: Indoor LED lighting sales to exceed CNY25 billion in 2012

Oct 3, 14:09

International LED lighting firms have been issuing orders directly to China-based firms. This may marginalize Taiwan-based LED firms. China-based peers have economies of scale and...

Taiwan, China LED industries facing shuffle, says Epistar chairman

Oct 1, 11:04

The LED industry has been seeing rising sales but profitability has been decreasing in 2012. Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, noted that total revenue...

Epistar acquires Huga Optotech

Oct 1, 10:51

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will issue new shares in order to obtain a 100% stake in Huga Optotech, the firm announced on September 28. Huga Optotech has been officially acquired...

Chairman and president of Epistar

Taiwan government to extend subsidies for procuring LED light bulbs

Sep 28, 01:20

The Taiwan government plans to increase 2012 energy-saving subsidies from the original NT$700 million (US$23 million) to NT$1.4 billion, according to Yen-Shiang Shih, Minister of...

Digitimes Research: China-based Elec-Tech ramping up LED chip capacity

Sep 27, 14:20

China-based Elec-Tech's LED revenues have been increasig, with the business segement's contribution reaching around 32% of total revenues in first-half 2012. A further breakdown shows...

40W retrofit LED light bulb retail prices fall below US$10/unit

Sep 27, 13:49

The global LED light bulb retail pricing has been falling steadily. According to studies, the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped on average by 2.2% to US$19/unit in August...

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    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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    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...

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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...

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