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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

Taiwan market: LED lighting penetration may rise to 50% in 2013, say Philips Taiwan president

Jul 24, 01:00

The trend of using LED lighting products in place of conventional lamps in the Taiwan market is growing, and the penetration rate of LED lighting, and the proportion of total lighting...

China to expand LED lighting subsidies

Jul 23, 16:24

The China government has raised the bar for LED lighting standards used to measure eligibility for subsidy programs in 2012-2013. In addition, firms cannot bid on projects with prices...

LED street lamps

Everlight to secure NT$6 billion syndicated loan

Jul 20, 10:32

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight passed to motion to secure a syndicated bank loan of NT$6 billion (US$200 million) over a period of five years at a recent board of directors...

Everlight

Chimei sets 2012 LED desk lamp shipment target at 40,000 units

Jul 19, 15:44

Taiwan-based TV brand Chimei has been expanding product lines in recent years including LED desk lamps, electric fans and air purifiers. According to the firm, its annual shipment...

Chimei TVs

Taiwan LED firms indicate mixed 3Q12 forecasts

Jul 19, 01:30

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar is conservative about third-quarter 2012 market conditions. Despite having clear order visibility for August, September continues to be unclear,...

Epistar

Digitimes Research: Shipments of direct-lit LED TVs to rise continuously in 2H12

Jul 13, 10:57

While upstream LED firms have been forecasting lower 2012 revenues and falling prices, downstream LED applications are expected to grow continuously through second-half 2012.

LED TVs

Taiwan market: GE to step into local LED lighting market

Jul 13, 01:35

General Electric (GE) will step into the LED lighting market in Taiwan and plans to outsource LED bulbs and LED bars to Taiwan-based LED OEMs with shipments to begin in the fourth...

Total 2Q12 revenues of Taiwan LED firms increase 20% sequentially

Jul 12, 14:38

Market research shows that total second-quarter 2012 revenues of publicly traded Taiwan-based LED firms reached NT$25.82 billion (US$861 million), an on-quarter increase of 22.7%...

LED

Price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs hits sweet spot

Jul 12, 01:20

The price of LED light bulbs that are used to replace traditional 40W bulbs has reached close to US$10-12/unit in both Taiwan and South Korea. Industry sources noted that the price...

LED lighting

Seoul Semiconductor announces new LED technology

Jul 11, 14:16

Seoul Semiconductor, a South Korea-based LED manufacturer, unveiled a new LED product called nPola. Seoul Semiconductor holds the patented technology rights to the technology which...

Ledtech reports on-month drop in June revenues

Jul 10, 14:21

LED packaging house Ledtech reported June revenues of NT$144 million (US$4.8 million), down 18.6% on month. Nevertheless, shipments of low-temperature LED lighting have been growing...

LED lighting

Sales of Lite-On power supply products hit 15-month high in June

Jul 6, 01:40

Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$10.43 billion (US$349.23 million) for June, up 2% on month and 4% on year. Among major product lines, sales of power supply...

Commentary: China fights to lead in setting LED lighting standards

Jul 5, 13:11

The rise of China's LED lighting industry has been supported by the government. Despite the fact that many international lighting firms have been promoting the Zhaga Consortium to...

LED lamps

Lextar reports rising June revenues

Jul 4, 01:40

LED firm Lextar has reported June consolidated revenues of NT$910 million (US$30.47 million), its highest in 22 months. The firm indicated revenue growth in June was due to rising...

Lextar

LED lighting order visibility clear to September, says Lite-On

Jul 2, 11:31

Lite-On Technology has indicate order visibility of LED lighting is clear to September. Nevertheless, the introduction of the second generation of ultrabooks with Windows 8 in second-half...

Lite-On LED lightings

SAS sees semiconductor products account for 70% of total revenues

Jun 28, 12:02

In a shareholders meeting on June 27, Taiwan-based semiconductor and solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon (SAS) indicated the plans to increase production of its latest A4+ high...

MK Lu, chairman of SAS

Wintek introduces own-brand LED lightings

Jun 28, 11:25

Touch panel maker Wintek introduces own-brand LED lighting products, Otali. According to Hyley Huang, company chairman, Wintek will develop businesses of OEM and own-brand.

Commentary: Can government subsidies save the LED industry?

Jun 27, 11:40

Classic economics believes in small government and let the market mechanism run its course. Keynesian economics believes in interventions, in particular, government interventions...

LED lightings

China government delays announcement of firms eligible for LED subsidies

Jun 27, 01:15

The China government said it would announce a list of firms selected for LED lighting subsidies in March. However, this announcement has been delayed. The government planned to introduce...

LED lightings

LED lighting performance/cost to fall to 1W/US$ in retail market at end of 2012, says Edison chairman

Jun 26, 11:31

Continual drops in price have been driving demand for LED lighting products, with performance/cost ratio of 1W/US$ quoted by manufacturers currently expected to fall to 1W/US$ quoted...

Philips switching more LED lighting orders to Lite-On Technology

Jun 22, 10:09

Philips has switched more OEM orders for LED lighting products to Taiwan-based Lite-On Technology from epitaxial wafers and chip maker Lextar Electronics, according to industry sou...

Lite-On

Formosa Epitaxy sees order visibility extend to November

Jun 21, 14:12

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has seen its order visibility extend to November and is currently in talks for new orders for LED backlighting and lighting products with 10 potential...

Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy

Edison Opto deals out 2011 cash dividends of NT$3.01

Jun 20, 15:56

Taiwan-based high-power LED lighting packaging house Edison Opto held a shareholders' meeting to deal out 2011 dividends of NT$3.01 (US$0.10) in cash and NT$0.50 in stocks.

Edison Opto booth

Delta chairman announces retirement

Jun 20, 15:14

Delta Electronics chairman Bruce CH Cheng announced his official retirement in the company's shareholders meeting on June 19. Delta plans to hold the board of directors meeting on...

Bruce CH Cheng, chairman of 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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