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  • Last update: Tuesday 23 July 2013 [222 news items]

Nichia faces competition for LED packaging from Taiwan-, China-, South Korea-based makers

Jul 23, 14:42

Japan-based Nichia has gained a leading market status in EMC (epoxy molding compound)-based LED chip packaging, but some Taiwan-, China- and South Korea-based LED packagers have been...

Edison Opto expanding LED packaging capacity

Jul 8, 10:23

Edison Opto is expanding its monthly LED packaging capacity from 150 million PLCC (plastic leaded chip carrier) small- to medium-power devices and 10 million high-power devices at...

Harvatek quits joint venture project with TCL

Jun 28, 10:29

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Harvatek has announced the termination of joint venture with China-based TV brand TCL. Harvatek noted that both parties have had disagreements on...

Unity Opto profits double in 2012

Jun 17, 10:45

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto has reported 2012 consolidated revenues of NT$7.74 billion (US$259 million), showing a sequential increase of 33%, and net profits went...

LED packaging houses face rising technological challenge

Jun 17, 10:33

South Korea-based TV makers hope to further reduce the cost of direct-lit LED TVs by using fewer LED chips in backlight modules, hence the firms hope LED packaging houses can increase...

Edison Opto 2013 capex to exceed NT$400 million

Jun 13, 20:44

LED lighting demand has been rising and Taiwan-based LED packaging house Edison Opto noted that 2013 capex will reach NT$400-500 million (US$13-16 million).

LED lighting demand to rise in 2H13, says Epistar

Jun 3, 14:33

Demand for LED backlighting rebounded in the first half of 2013, but firms expect demand to slow down after mid-June because China's energy-saving appliance procurement subsidy program...

Epistar

Unity Opto sees 1Q13 revenues up 88% on year

May 13, 10:26

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto has announced first-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$1.79 billion (US$59 million), representing an on-year increase of 75.6%. Net...

Everlight, Edison Opto see rising April revenues

May 9, 21:24

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has reported April consolidated revenues of NT$1.935 billion (US$65 million), representing an on-month growth of 4.48% and an...

Everlight optimistic about 2Q13

Apr 19, 10:31

Order visibility is clear to May and monthly revenues are expected to reach a record high in the second quarter, according to Pang-Yen Liu, general manager of Production Business...

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...

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

Unity Opto expects 1Q13 revenues to show 60% increase on-year

Jan 24, 22:06

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto recently received an order for 20,000 street lamps from Europe, therefore, the firm expects first-quarter 2013 revenues to show an on-year...

2013 is full of opportunities and risks for LED lighting, says Everlight chairman

Jan 21, 16:28

Various countries have banned the use of incandescent light bulbs, paving the way for LED lighting to shine. However, due to numerous newcomers in China taking up massive capacity...

Unity Opto expects 1Q13 LED lighting packaging shipments to reach 200,000 units

Jan 9, 22:13

As LED lighting is expected to boom, firms have been looking into adopting automated production. Nan Ya Photonics, a Taiwan-based joint venture between LED chipmaker Epistar and the...

Edison Opto expands strategic alliance

Dec 24, 12:40

Jason Wu, chairman of Taiwan-based LED lighting firm Edison Opto, will also be the chairman for LED packaging house Lumenmax starting January 1, 2013. This will allow Edison Opto...

Epistar, Everlight see November revenues fall on-month

Dec 6, 21:47

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported November revenues of NT$1.365 billion (US$46.92 million), down 10% on month, but representing an on-year increase of 6%. Accumulated revenues for...

Digitimes Research: China LED packaging houses Refond, Jufei, Z-Light to continue capacity growth in 2013

Nov 27, 11:45

Refond Optoelectronics, Jufei Optoelectronics, and Z-Light Optoelectronics are medium-size LED packaging firms in China. These firms have relatively low capital compared to Nationstar...

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

Taiwan LED firms report falling total September revenues

Oct 15, 10:34

The total revenues of Taiwan-based LED firms in September 2012 were NT$9.27 billion (US$317 million), down by 2.28% on month but up by 13% on year, according to market watchers.

Ledtech sees September revenues down 14% on-month

Oct 12, 11:14

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Ledtech Electronics has reported consolidated September revenues of NT$126 million (US$4.3 million), representing a 14% decrease compared to NT$142...

Everlight reportedly demands managers take 3-days non-paid leave

Sep 21, 01:40

Despite increasing orders in the third quarter, gross margin among Taiwan-based LED makers has been falling significantly. LED packaging house Everlight has reportedly asked employees...

Sapphire substrate makers report mixed August revenues

Sep 12, 14:12

Sapphire substrate firms such as Crystalwise and Crystal Applied have both reported on-month decreases in August revenues. Crystalwise saw August revenues fall to NT$90 million (US$3.04...

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...

Formosa Epitaxy, Unity Opto to post strong revenue growth in 3Q12

Aug 24, 01:35

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy and LED packaging company Unity Opto Technology have both piled up a backlog of orders for the third quarter of 2012, ensuring that the two firms will...

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...

Unity Opto revenues hit 24-month high in June

Jul 6, 01:55

LED packaging firm Unity Opto Technology saw its consolidated revenues grow 20% on month and 40% on year to hit a 24-month high of NT$710 million (US$23.77 million) in June, according...

Taiwan LED firms see mild revenue growths in May

Jun 15, 12:35

According to statistics, the total May revenues of Taiwan-based LED firms reached NT$8.7 billion (US$290.9 million), up by 4.59% on month but down 12.1% on year. Benefitting from...

LED lighting

Everlight 1Q12 profits hit new low

May 2, 10:41

LED packaging houses Everlight and Unity Opto have reported financial results for first-quarter 2012, with net profits for the former hitting the lowest since fourth-quarter 2008.

LED lightings

Unity Opto sees monthly revenues double amidst increasing LED popularity

Apr 6, 17:00

LED packaging firm Unity Opto announced revenues in March was NT$400 million (US$13.55 million), a monthly growth rate of 28%, while the company's consolidated revenues came to NT$420...

Everlight looks to run at full capacity in 3Q12

Mar 29, 15:31

LED packaging firm Everlight Electronics has seen its utilization rate improve to 60-70% recently and expects the ratio to climb to 80% in the second quarter, according to the company...

South Korea-based LED makers beat out Taiwan makers in LED packaging market share

Feb 14, 15:40

Samsung LED, LG Innotek, Seoul Semiconductors, and other South Korea-based makers together occupied 26% of the global production value for LED packaging in 2011, higher than the 19%...

LED TVs

Lextar operates in the red in 2011

Feb 10, 11:01

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar Electronics has reported net losses of NT$138 million (US$4.67 million) or NT$0.34 per share for 2011. It also reported consolidated revenues of NT$650...

Lextar

Everlight reports 2011 revenues down

Feb 4, 11:19

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight reported 2011 total revenues of NT$16.238 billion (US$552 million), down 3% on year. 2011 total pre-tax profits reached NT$1.597 billion,...

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