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China LED chip self-sufficiency rises to 80% in 2013, says LEDinside

Jan 13, 14:53

The proportion of China's demand for LED chips suplied by China-based makers in 2013 increased to 80%, according to LEDinside.

Epistar 4Q13 revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 15:21

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar generated consolidated revenues of NT$6.105 billion (US$204 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013, its highest quarterly...

Lextar, Unity Opto see sequential drops in December revenues

Jan 6, 22:35

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Lextar Electronics had December consolidated revenues of NT$1.098 billion (US$36.6 million), a decrease of 5.84% on month but an increase...

Tera Xtal expects sapphire wafers to be in short supply beginning 1Q14

Jan 2, 10:57

Sapphire wafer maker Tera Xtal Technology expects global supply of sapphire wafers to be short beginning the first quarter of 2014 due to increasing use in smartphones and other mobile...

Formosa Epitaxy expects flip chip LED to take up 15-20% of 2014 revenues, says chairman

Dec 30, 11:05

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy expects flip chip LED components for use in lighting and LCD TV backlighting to account for 15-20% of its 2014 consolidated revenues,...

HTC, LG may use sapphire in flagship smartphones in 2014

Dec 27, 15:01

Smartphone vendors HTC and LG Electronics will likely adopt sapphire home buttons in order to add fingerprint recognition in their next-generation flagship models, the HTC One 2 and...

Sanan Optoelectronics to add 100 MOCVD sets in 2014

Dec 27, 14:04

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics will expand production capacity by adding 100 MOCVD machines to total of 264 in 2014, according to industry sou...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing pull-in orders from gaming console and LED lighting sectors

Dec 27, 10:31

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of short lead-time orders from the gaming console sector as well as China's LED lighting industry, according to industry sources...

Global AMOLED light-emitting material market to expand in 2014, says IHS

Dec 26, 16:11

The global market for AMOLED light-emitting materials will expand to US$445 million in 2014, up from US$350 million in 2013, according to IHS.

Epistar to increase investments in two China subsidiaries

Stockwatch - Dec 19, 11:37

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has announced it will increase its investments in two China subsidiaries: an additional US$34 million for United LED (Shan Dong), which...

Genesis Photonics to defer production at factory in eastern China

Dec 17, 21:53

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics will defer kicking off production at its factory in Kunshan, eastern China, from the end of 2013 as originally scheduled to after...

Genesis Photonics chairman David Chung

LED driver IC vendors receiving short lead-time orders

Dec 17, 21:50

Taiwan-based LED driver IC vendors including On-Bright Electronics, Macroblock and Silergy have landed an influx of short lead-time orders recently, with order visibility extending...

Global LED lighting penetration estimated at 20% in 2013, 30% in 2014, says Everlight

Dec 17, 11:05

LED lighting as a percentage of all types of lighting in the global market is expected to reach 20% in 2013, and the penetration is likely to rise to 30% in 2014, according to Taiwan-based...

IC distributor Alltek revenues soar in November

Dec 16, 15:33

IC distributor Alltek Technology has reported revenues of NT$1.89 billion (US$63.84 million) for November, up 17.9% sequentially and 27.5% on year, buoyed by increased sales of wireless...

Digitimes Research: Global high-brightness LED value estimated over US$12.7 billion in 2014

Dec 13, 10:55

Global production of high-brightness LED chips in 2014 will reach a total value of US$12.743 billion, increasing 129% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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Genesis Photonics looks to LED street lamp demand in China

Dec 10, 14:43

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics plans to compete for orders for LED street lamps from local governments in China in 2014, with such lamps to be made from its...

Epistar sees increased November revenues

Dec 9, 21:14

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, on December 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.075 billion (US$70.1 million) for November, representing...

GaN-on-silicon LEDs forecast to increase market share to 40% by 2020, says IHS

Dec 6, 15:51

The penetration of gallium nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) wafers into the LED market is forecast to increase at a CAGR of 69% from 2013 to 2020, by which time they will account for...

Sapphire ingot supplier Acme to return to profitability in 4Q13

Dec 3, 20:03

Buoyed by rising sales generated by its sapphire ingot-making subsidiary USI Optronics, ferrite core maker Acme Electronics is expected to return to profitability in the fourth quarter...

Epistar expanding LED capacity at China joint venture

Nov 27, 11:31

Taiwan-based Epistar is expanding its LED wafer and chip production capacity at KFES Lighting (Xiamen) - a joint venture (JV) with China-based China Electronics in southeastern China...

Tong Hsing to see revenues fall sequentially in 4Q13

Nov 12, 22:09

Module packaging service and LED substrate vendor Tong Hsing Electronic Industries expects its sales to drop slightly in the fourth quarter of 2013 as compared to the previous quarter...

Epistar, Everlight post mixed sequential growth in October revenue

Nov 12, 11:52

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar had consolidated revenues of NT$1.982 billion (US$67.2 million) increasing 6.26% sequentially and 16.96% on year, while LED packaging house...

Digitimes Research: GTAT able to supply sapphire for over 30 million iPhone screen covers due to Apple funding

Nov 8, 14:54

US-based crystal growth solution and equipment provider GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) has announced that Apple will pre-pay US$578 million to secure sapphire supply. GTAT will be...

Lextar posts January-September net EPS of NT$1.82

Nov 4, 22:01

Lextar Electronics, a Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging house, generated net earnings per share (EPS) of NT$1.82 for January-September 2013, according...

Epistar 3Q13 operation turns into net loss

Nov 4, 20:49

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, saw its operation in the third quarter of 2013 swing to a small net loss of NT$83.4 million (US$2.8 million)...

Demand for sapphire for handsets to grow 25-30%, says GTAT

Oct 23, 14:44

Demand for sapphire for use in handsets is estimated to grow 25-30%, according to US-based crystal growth equipment and solution provider GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT).

There will be consolidation among Taiwan- and China-based LED chip makers by 2015, says Epistar chairman

Oct 21, 21:41

Reshuffling in the LED chip manufacturing industries in Taiwan and China through merger may happen faster than originally expected and larger makers will merge with smaller ones,...

Sapphire prices expected to rise 10-15% in 1Q14 or 2Q14

Oct 21, 10:42

Prices for sapphire, due to potential extended use in smartphones, are expected to increase 10-15% in the first or second quarter of 2014, Taiwan-based makers cited Russia-based sapphire...

Sanan Optoelectronics plans to add 100 MOCVD sets in 2014

Oct 16, 21:42

The largest China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics plans to expand production capacity by adding as many as 100 MOCVD sets in 2014, company president...

Lighting to take up 50% of global LED production value in 2014, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Oct 16, 11:44

As the market for LEDs used in backlighting is approaching saturation, lighting applications are expected to rise to 50% of the global LED production value in 2014, according to chairman...

Everlight, Genesis, Unity Opto optimistic about 4Q13 business

Oct 15, 12:18

Taiwan-based LED packaging houses Everlight Electronics and Unity Opto Technology as well as LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics hold optimistic business outlooks...

Everlight September revenues hit record, Epistar down on month

Oct 11, 10:50

LED chip packaging house Everlight Electronics had September 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$2.413 billion (US$80.7 million) hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive time,...

Lextar, Unity Opto September revenues down sequentially

Oct 8, 10:31

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Lextar Electronics has reported September consolidated revenues reached NT$1.139 billion (US$38.1 million) decreasing 7.89% sequentially but increasing...

Taiwan, China LED makers expanding capacity

Oct 3, 11:02

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers will add an estimated 69 and 125 MOCVD sets in total in 2013 and 2014, respectively, while Taiwan-based makers will add 212 in 2013...

Genesis Photonics to supply FC LEDs to Japan-based smartphone vendors

Oct 2, 21:56

LED chip maker Genesis Photonics expects to obtain certification from Japan-based smartphone vendors for flip chip (FC) LED chips used to make smartphone flashes in the fourth quarter...

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    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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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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