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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...

Digitimes Research: Japan, South Korea LED firms expect 2012 revenues to exceed 2011

Aug 8, 12:12

South Korea- and Japan-based LED firms reported first-half 2012 financial results. Samsung Electronics, having consolidated its LED supply chain and resources, predicts 2012 total...

Chroma eying demand for LED lighting automated testing equipment

Aug 8, 01:35

Chroma ATE, a Taiwan-based provider of in-house-developed automated testing solutions and equipment, is looking to demand for automated equipment of testing LED lighting devices arising...

Taiwan LED firms hope to obtain bid for Guangzhou project

Aug 7, 16:05

An LED lighting project of Guanzhou's subway system has been opened for bidding. Taiwan-based LED firms have been hoping to obtain the bid.

Digitimes Research: Seoul Semiconductor predicts 3Q12 revenues to increase by 7-11% sequentially

Aug 3, 14:56

Despite many uncertainties in the LED industry in second-half 2012, South Korea-based LED firm Seoul Semiconductor and upstream LED chip subsidiary Seoul Optodevice Company (SOC)...

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers plan to expand capacity

Aug 2, 01:40

Upstream LED chipmakers have been operating close to full capacity. To meet demand, LED chipmakers such as Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are planning to expand capacity. Nevertheless,...

Taiwan market: China-based LED firm Sanan making inroads

Aug 1, 11:33

Sanan Optoelectronics, China's largest LED firm, has been aggressively entering Taiwan's market in 2012. According to market observers, Sanan's sales in Taiwan reached CNY10 million...

QBAS Tech to expand LED lighting capacity

Jul 31, 01:50

QBAS Tech, a Taiwan-based maker of LED lighting products, has fully occupied its eight existing production lines and, in order to meet growing orders, will expand its production capacity,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LED chipmakers to see lighting applications account for 30% of 2012 revenues

Jul 30, 10:56

Second-quarter 2012 revenues of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers climbed out of the trough with capacity utilization rates rising to 80-90%. The firms believe third-quarter 2012 capacity...

LED lighting

Taiwan market: Demand for LED bulbs to top 1.5 million units in 2012

Jul 27, 11:04

Demand for LED light bulbs has been rising fast in 2012 but some labels have been exaggerating their quality. According to the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), 20%...

LED light bulbs

Commentary: Traditional lighting firms increase stakes in LED lighting market

Jul 26, 12:21

The LED lighting market has been attracting traditional lighting firms to adjust business strategies in order to obtain market shares.

LED light bulb

Taiwan market: Delta introduces co-brand omni-directional LED light bulb with 7-11

Jul 25, 01:45

In cooperation with 7-11, Delta has announced the launch of an omni-directional LED light bulb. The firm indicated the first batch will be 300,000 units and it expects all to be sold...

Delta
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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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