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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...

Digitimes Research: Samsung LED 2012 revenues to reach KRW2.5 trillion

Sep 20, 15:50

Samsung Electronics and Samsung Electro-Mechanics each invested 50% to set up Samsung LED. In April 2012, Samsung LED merged into the Device Solutions business unit within Samsung...

Taiwan market: Deferred hikes in power price to have little impact on growth in LED lighting

Sep 18, 01:20

In response to the government's decision to postpone an increase in power prices originally scheduled for the December 10, 2012, Taiwan-based LED chip packaging company Everlight...

Lextar to merge with Wellypower

Sep 14, 01:25

Taiwan-based LED maker Lextar, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), on September 13, 2012 announced plans to merge with Wellypower, a CCFL maker affiliated with AUO. Lextar will be...

Taiwan LED firms hope to install LED lighting in northeast China

Sep 13, 01:30

Taiwan-based LED firms such as Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, Delta Electronics, Leotek, and Harvatek are heading to Harbin, a northeastern city in China to discuss the possibility of...

Sanan showcases LED products at China optoelectronic expo

Sep 11, 12:11

The 14th annual China International Optoelectronic Expo was held in Shenzhen from September 6-9, 2012. This year's expo had close to 3,000 domestic and international firms participating...

LED lighting

Digitimes Research: Demand for MOCVD equipment in China to account for 68% of total global demand in 2012

Sep 7, 13:58

Digitimes Research predicts Asia-based firms will take up 90% of market demand for MOCVD equipment in 2012, an increase of 10 basis points compared to 2011. In particular, equipment...

Everlight expects continuous ASP drop in 2H12

Sep 3, 11:24

Rising price competition and negative impact from the debt crisis in Europe have been causing Taiwan-based LED firms to report on-year decreases in their financial results for first-half...

Formosa Epitaxy, Unity Opto post mixed results for 2Q12

Aug 30, 11:30

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy and LED packaging firm Unity Opto Technology have announced mixed results for the second quarter of 2012. Formosa Epitaxy posted net losses of NT$80...

Local makers win China LED lighting subsidies

Aug 28, 01:15

The China government has selected the recipients of LED lighting subsidies from 113 competitors through open-bid competition, with five China-based enterprises winning subsidization...

Edsion Opto reports 1H12 gross margin of 17%

Aug 23, 01:15

LED packaging house Edison Opto reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.229 billion (US$41 million) and gross margin of 17% for first-half 2012. Net profits reached NT$73.88 million...

Digitimes Research: LG Innotek expects LED utilization rate to exceed 50% in 2H12

Aug 22, 10:34

The LED business unit of LG Innotek has been seeing a low capacity utilization rate, hence Digitimes Research expects its 2012 profit margin to be negative 4-6%. Despite the negative...

Price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs drops below US$10/unit in UK

Aug 22, 01:35

Market studies show that the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs fell below an equivalent of US$10/unit in the UK in July 2012. The price of similar products has fallen below US$10/unit...

China government holds price bidding for LED lighting subsidization

Aug 21, 02:10

China's Ministry of Finance and National Development and Reform Commission have jointly held open price-bidding competition for 2012-2013 LED lighting subsidies of which the total...

Taiwan LED and lighting industry announces smart lighting system standards

Aug 15, 01:35

Academics and industry experts from Taiwan announced five "Smart Lighting System Standards" on August 14. This is the first common standard for Taiwan's lighting system...

Losing R&D professionals may turn Taiwan LED firms into OEM firms: Q&A with Epistar chairman Biing-jye Lee

Aug 10, 10:47

Despite the fact the penetration rate of LED backlight units (BLUs) in TVs has been increasing continuously, shining a light on the LED industry, Biing-jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based...

Biing-jye Lee, chairman of Epistar

Certification service provider IST signs MOU with Intertek

Aug 9, 14:02

Certification service provider, Integrated Service Technology (IST), has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hong Kong-based testing service firm Intertek...

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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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