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I-Chiun sees March revenues increase 29% sequentially

Apr 9, 10:58

Taiwan-based LED lead frame maker I-Chiun Precision Industry has reported March consolidated revenues of NT$557 million (US$18.5 million), showing an on-month increase of 29.69% and...

Four LED makers see large sequential growth in March revenues

Apr 8, 22:41

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy and LED chip packagers Unity Opto Technology and Lextar Electronics had consolidated revenues for March...

Digitimes Research: Firms display LED strengths at 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show

Apr 3, 12:10

LED lighting standards were one of the focuses at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show as many firms introduced LED light bulbs meeting the requirements of Energy Star in hope...

LED lighting

Everlight chairman urges tighter Greater China cooperation

Apr 2, 15:05

LED firms in Greater China should cooperate and build a single brand to maximize their competitive advantages, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house...

Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight

China LED firms shift investment focus to downstream segments

Apr 1, 11:26

China government's subsidy programs for upstream LED firms have been causing oversupply of LED chips, inflicting losses on Taiwan-based LED chipmakers. However, the subsidy programs...

Global LED light bulb prices continue to drop

Apr 1, 11:03

Global LED light bulb retail prices in February 2013 continued to fall, and in particular, retail prices of retrofit 40W LED light bulbs fell 8.2% to US$17.8/unit, according to studies...

LED light bulbs

Digitimes Research: China 2013 rare earth mining targeted at 46,900 tons

Mar 29, 10:54

To prevent an oversupply of rare earth materials, China's 2013 rare earth mining target is only half that of 2012, at 46,900 tons. China's export quota has been around 30,000 tons...

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...

Ledlink 2013 capex to reach NT$200 million

Mar 28, 21:57

LED optical lens maker Ledlink is optimistic about the second quarter, as order visibility is clear to April-May. Telung Tang, CEO of the firm, noted that 2013 capex will reach NT$200...

Philips aims to expand smart lighting systems in 2013

Mar 27, 21:56

LED firm Philips introduced the Hue lighting system that consists of three color tunable LED light bulbs at the end of 2012 with a retail price of US$199/unit. The firm noted that...

Henk Veldhuis, director of Standard Connectivity of Philips Lighting

Everlight showcases own-brand LED lighting at 2013 Taiwan International Lighting show

Mar 27, 15:13

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics established a subsidiary, Everlight Lighting, in 2012. To promote own-brand products, Everlight Lighting is currently showcasing...

Everlight

Everlight Electronics, Lextar optimistic about 2013 business operation

Mar 26, 21:06

LED chip packaging house Everlight Electronics and LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Lextar Electronics hold optimistic outlooks on their business operations in 2013, according to...

Delta showcases 100W retrofit LED bulb at 2012 Taiwan International Lighting Show

Mar 26, 12:02

Taiwan-based LED and power supply firm Delta Electronics is currently showcasing new LED technologies at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29. The firm is...

Epistar suffers 2012 net loss per share of NT$1.30

Mar 25, 22:20

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar on March 25 reported its financial report for 2012 operations, posting a net loss per share of NT$1.30.

Sapphire wafer makers to see 2013 revenues drop by 10%, say market analysts

Mar 25, 21:57

Taiwan-based sapphire wafer makers are expected to have 2013 revenues decreasing by 10% from 2012 because many China-based fellow makers will bring production capacities into operation...

sapphire wafer

Taiwan tier-two LED firms announce voluntary delisting

Mar 25, 13:45

Taiwan-based tier-two LED firms Top Energy Saving System (TESS) and Lumitek have both announced the voluntary delisting of their common stocks from the emerging stock maket in Taiw...

Epistar expects LED candle lamp sales to grow in 1H13

Mar 21, 21:34

Epistar has been developing LED candle lamps and sales are expected to show growth in the first half of 2013. Currently, order visibility for LED candle lamps is clear through the...

LED candle lamp

Lextar to introduce T8 LED light tube at Taiwan International Lighting Show

Mar 21, 11:43

The Taiwan International Lighting Show will be held in Taipei from March 26-29 and Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar plans to exhibit an eight-foot (2.4m) T8 high efficiency LED tube li...

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

Government will abolish Nuke 4 project if experts label it unsafe, says Taiwan Premier Jiang

Mar 18, 15:10

Approximately 200,000 people joined Taiwan's anti-nuclear protest on March 9, 2013. Some statistics showed that 50-60% of people surveyed were against using nuclear power to generate...

Taiwan LED firms optimistic about LED light bulb comercialization in US market

Mar 18, 10:48

Taiwan-based LED firms are optimistic about the commercialization of LED light bulbs in the US market, as Cree, an US-based LED firm, recently introduced a warm white 40W retrofit...

LED light bulbs

Epistar hopes to attract strategic partners through private placement

Mar 14, 21:51

LED chipmaker Epistar plans to find important downstream strategic partners by issuing 250 million new shares for private placement, and targeting Europe- and US-based lighting brands...

Epistar

Tyntek subsidiary halts production

Mar 13, 22:04

Taiwan-based tier-two LED chipmaker Tyntek has confirmed that its upstream blue epitaxial wafer firm Alpha Plus Epi has suspended production. Rumors regarding the production suspension...

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Crystalwise, Tera Xtal to expand sapphire capacity in China

Mar 12, 21:17

Sapphire wafer maker Crystalwise Technology will expand monthly production capacity at its subsidiary in China from 150,000 2-inch sapphire wafer equivalents at present, to at least...

Commentary: Nuclear dispute creates opportunity for LED lighting firms

Mar 12, 14:02

Whether Taiwan needs another nuclear power plant has been under heated debate. As more people question the safety of a new nuclear power plant that is being constructed, LED firms...

Lextar expects LED backlight orders from non-AUO to rise to 50-60% in 2013

Mar 11, 21:20

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and chip packager Lextar Electronics expects the proportion of LED backlight unit (BLU) orders for clients other than AU Optronics...

Epistar, Everlight report falling February revenues

Mar 11, 10:35

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$1.259 billion (US$42 million), representing an on-month decrease of 6.7% and an on-year decrease...

LED light bulbs

LED firms in Greater China need to accelerate standardization, says expert

Mar 8, 14:43

LED lighting needs to have a unified standard, said Horng-Ching Hsiao, professor at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and a member of The Illuminating Engineering...

Formosa Epitaxy adding new MOCVD equipment in 1Q13

Mar 7, 21:38

LED firm Formosa Epitaxy plans to install 12-13 sets of MOCVD equipment before the end of first-quarter 2013 and expects production to begin in the second quarter. Monthly capacity...

Digitimes Research: High-brightness LED market output value to grow 15.8% on year in 2013

Mar 7, 10:59

The global output value of high-brightness LEDs in 2013 is predicted to reach US$11.29 billion, representing an on-year growth rate of 15.8%. Increasing demand for LED lighting applications...

LED component pricing to fall in 2013

Mar 6, 22:03

The first quarter is a traditional low season and the pricing of LED components used in backlighting and lighting products is expected to fall. In particular, medium-size LEDs used...

Ledlink reports 2012 gross margin of 49%

Mar 6, 15:04

Taiwan-based LED optical lens maker reported fourth-quarter 2012 revenues of NT$240 million (US$8.10 million) with net profits of NT$44.41 million. According to the firm, the gross...

Epistar, Unity Opto, Lextar see orders increase for March

Mar 5, 19:38

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar, LED chip packaging house Unity Opto Technology and fellow maker Lextar Electronics have seen orders increase significantly in March, according...

Global LED street lamp output value to grow 46% on-year in 2013

Mar 5, 13:53

The global outdoor LED lighting market grew significantly in 2012. In particular, China's newly installed LED street lamps accounted for 30% of global installations in 2012. Market...

Lextar 2012 operation turns profitable

Mar 4, 21:40

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED chip packager Lextar Electronics on March 4 released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2012, with the 2012 business...

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