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Four Taiwan sapphire wafer/ingot makers to expand capacities, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 16, 14:44

Crystalwise Technology, Crystal Applied Technology, Procrystal Technology and USI Optronics, four Taiwan-based sapphire wafer or ingot makers, will expand their production capacities,...

Taiwan LED makers deliver solid performances in August as market rebounds, says LEDinside

Sep 13, 11:30

The termination of China's Home Appliance Subsidiary programs in first-half 2013 caused LED backlight market demand to ease in June and July 2013. However, some chip makers have reflected...

Epistar starts shipping LED chips to Cree, say Taiwan makers

Sep 13, 11:03

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar obtained OEM orders for low- and mid-power blue-color LED chips from US-based Cree in July 2013 and will begin shipments in...

The mid-power LED lighting trend: Q&A with Philips Lumileds CEO

Sep 12, 12:01

While mid-power LED chips account for only a small proportion of LED lighting currently, the proportion will grow fast over the next few years to reach about 50%, Philips Lumileds...

Philips Lumileds Lighting CEO Pirre-Yves Lesaicherre

Crystal Applied, Crystalwise supply sapphire wafers for use in iPhone 5s, say Taiwan makers

Sep 11, 21:23

Crystal Applied Technology and Crystalwise Technology have become suppliers of sapphire wafers used to make covers for the iPhone 5s home key which features fingerprint recognition,...

Epistar chairman urges Taiwan government to monitor cross-strait partnerships between LED makers

Sep 10, 11:18

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, has indicated he does not object to partnerships or technology transfers between Taiwan- and China-based...

Epistar sees slightly increased August revenues

Sep 9, 21:27

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, on September 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.971 billion (US$65.7 million) for August, an increase on...

China-based Elec-Tech may seek alliance with Taiwan-based Genesis Photonics

Sep 9, 11:10

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Elec-Tech International has been seeking strategic alliances with Taiwan-based fellow makers, with Genesis Photonics being the most...

Taiwan, China LED makers to focus on market share gains over next 2 years, says Epistar chairman

Sep 4, 21:32

Taiwan- and China-based LED chip makers are expected to lay the emphasis on market share gains over the next two years, instead of profitability which was primarily considered in...

Epistar expects 3Q13 revenues to be flat or slightly drop sequentially, says chairman

Sep 4, 20:52

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expects its consolidated revenues for third-quarter 2013 to remain unchanged or decrease slightly on quarter, according to company chairman...

Commentary: What is Sanan seeking in Formosa Epitaxy deal?

Sep 4, 15:00

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has given a conditional approval to China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics' proposal to invest NT$2.352...

MOEA conditionally permits China-based Sanan Optoelectronics to invest in Formosa Epitaxy

Aug 30, 14:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on August 29 approved the investment by China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics in Taiwan-based fellow maker...

LED maker Ubilux shuts down

Aug 29, 21:18

Ubilux Optoelectronics, a LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker based at the Southern Taiwan Science Park, has ceased business operations, according to industry sources.

Epistar, Everlight, Lextar expected to land orders from LED lighting vendors

Aug 26, 14:38

Cree has seen better than expected sales performance for its LED light bulbs made using mid-power LED chips and other international LED lighting vendors will adopt mid-power LED chips...

Digitimes Research: Cree sees improved performance due to product strategies and supply chain integration

Aug 23, 12:35

As Cree continues to see its revenues increase, the company also expects to see its profit margins remain at 38% in 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

Lextar to see 5-10% sequential growth in 3Q13 revenues, sources say

Aug 16, 11:17

Lextar Electronics, a Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker as well as LED packaging house, is expected to see consolidated revenues for third-quarter 2013 increase 5-10%...

Tong Hsing looks to strong sales in 3Q13

Aug 12, 18:09

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries expects its sales in the third quarter of 2013 to grow at the same pace or higher than the 8% it posted in the previous quarter, powered by ever growing...

Epistar, Everlight see strong improvements in 2Q13 operations

Stockwatch - Aug 9, 16:07

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, which saw net operating loss of NT$306 million (US$10.4 million) and net loss of NT$248 million in the first quarter of 2013, has reported...

Demand for precursors for LED to boom, says research firm

Aug 8, 11:44

Global demand for precursors, a material used in the manufacturing of LEDs, is set to more than double from 2012 to 2016, according to a research firm.

I-Chiun posts 1H13 net EPS of NT$0.41

Aug 7, 15:16

Taiwan-based LED lead frame maker I-Chiun Precision Industry recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.382 billion (US$113 million), gross margin of 10.53%, net operating profit of NT$59.5...

Ledlink Optics posts 2Q13 net EPS of NT$1.51

Aug 7, 12:31

Ledlink Optics, which makes optical lenses used in LED lighting and backlights, has posted net EPS of NT$1.51 (US$0.05) for second-quarter 2013.

Lextar announces 2Q13 financial results

Aug 5, 15:27

Lextar Electronics has reported its financial performance for the second quarter of 2013. Lextar recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.85 billion (US$128.49 million), up 33.1% over...

Sapphire wafer prices rising due to growing demand, say Taiwan makers

Jul 30, 14:10

Global demand for sapphire wafers is growing due to use in smartphones in addition to LEDs, and therefore prices of sapphire wafers are rising, according to Taiwan-based sapphire...

Global LED lamp prices downtrend in June, top brands lower prices as market heats up, says LEDinside

Jul 29, 16:22

Global 40W equivalent LED lamp ASP dropped 2.7% to US$15.60 in June 2013, according to LEDinside. Overall regional market prices continued to fall steadily, of which China's decline...

Everlight to see steady LED backlighting demand during 2H13, says chairman

Jul 26, 11:04

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is expected to see flat growth in LED demand in the second half of 2013, but is still likely to see steady demand for LED TV backlghting,...

Epi-wafer market to expand to US$4 billion in 2020, says Lux Research

Jul 22, 21:14

As LED lighting becomes an US$80 billion industry, the market for the epitaxial wafers (epi-wafers) LEDs are made from will grow to US$4 billion in 2020, according to Lux Research.

As LED lighting demand takes off, Taiwan makers should seek integration, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Jul 22, 16:28

The global LED market value recorded a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 20-30% during 2010-2012, but most of Taiwan-based LED makers did not see substantial growth in revenues,...

China-based GCL-Poly quits sapphire ingot production

Jul 18, 11:26

China-based GCL-Poly Energy Holdings has quit production of sapphire ingots and will sell two factories together with production equipment in eastern China to Taiwan-based sapphire...

Nichidenbo looks to double sales in 2013

Jul 18, 08:19

Passive component supplier Nichidenbo, which distributes capacitor and resistor parts for vendors including Nippon Chemi-Con, will see its revenues more than double in 2013 after...

Formosa Epitaxy to set up LED joint venture in China

Jul 17, 11:36

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy will establish an LED backlight unit (BLU) and lighting module plant in Huizhou, southern China, jointly with China-based...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2013 LED chip output value to reach over US$1.8 billion

Jul 10, 11:58

Taiwan-based LED chip makers will generate total production value of US$1.82 billion in 2013, growing 19.2% from 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

Some LED chip makers extend to packaging

Jul 10, 11:11

Some of Taiwan-based LED chip makers have extended to packaging, offering solutions that EMS players can directly turn into lighting products, according to industry sources.

Epistar sees sequential drop in June revenues

Jul 9, 11:13

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar on July 8 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.926 billion (US$63.8 million) for June, decreasing by 13.37% on month but...

Prices for sapphire ingots in 3Q13 to rise 15-20%

Jul 2, 20:50

Prices for sapphire ingots in the third quarter of 2013 are expected to increase by 15-20% on quarter mainly due to growing demand from LED makers and China-based smartphone vendors,...

Epistar optimistic about July-August operation

Jul 1, 22:24

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar expects a small decrease in orders for LED chips used in backlight of LCD TVs but strong demand for use in backlight of small-...

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    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...

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    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...

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