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Veeco opens technology center in Taiwan

Sep 1, 11:02

Veeco Instruments, a supplier of metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) equipment used to make LEDs, celebrated the opening of its new Taiwan Technology Center (TTC) in Hsinchu,...

Huga Optotech sees 1H11 revenues down 9%

Aug 24, 11:53

Huga Optotech saw first-half 2011 gross margins decrease to 2% with EPS at negative NT$0.21. First-half revenues were NT$1.877 billion (US$64.73 million), showing an on-year decrease...

Taiwan firms to move in LED equipment at China plants by year-end

Aug 22, 17:01

Demand has been uncertain in the LED end market causing many firms to delay or decrease the size of capacity expansion scheduled for 2011. But Taiwan-based LED firms such as Epistar,...

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China LED industry lights up to nearly US$6 billion in 2011, says IHS

Aug 19, 16:45

Buoyed by government support and increased penetration into new applications, China's LED market will jump to US$5.8 billion in 2011, up a robust 23% from US$4.7 billion last year,...

China-based Tsinghua Tongfang plans to expand MOCVD capacity

Aug 9, 14:34

China-based Tsinghua Tongfang held a ceremony for the beginning of production at its semiconductor and LED base in Nantong, China on August 8. The completion of the base, which includes...

The ceremony for the start of LED production

MOCVD equipment demand from leading China-based LED firms slows down

Aug 3, 12:25

Some first-tier China-based makers of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, including Elec-Tech International and Sanan optoelectronics, have delayed installation of some MOCVD sets to...

Huga delays TSE listing

Jul 27, 01:10

The LED market continues to be weak. Growth in the third quarter is uncertain, hence LED chipmaker Huga Optotech noted recently it would delay its plans to apply for listing on the...

Crystal Applied lowers dividend payout ratio

Jul 20, 01:25

Weak demand in the sapphire substrate market has been causing the price of sapphire ingots and substrates to fall rapidly in third-quarter 2011. To deal with uncertainty in the market,...

China LED chipmakers delay expansion

Jul 13, 10:21

With strong incentives provided by local governments, many China-based LED chipmakers aimed to increase the number of MOCVD equipment in 2010. However, inventory has been piling up...

Taiwan-based LED firms invest heavily in China

Jul 8, 14:43

Taiwan-based LED firms have been aggressively entering the market in China. According to statistics, the accumulated investments into China from Taiwan-based firms have exceeded NT$40...

Huga says growth to hit double digits in 3Q11

Jul 6, 11:04

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker, Huga Optotech, will debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in August. According to Huga, demand has been slowly returning and it expects growth in the...

Chicony takes seat on Genesis board

Jun 10, 12:03

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics held shareholders' meeting on June 9 and completed reelection for board of directors. PC peripheral maker Chicony takes a seat on the...

Crystalwise set to enter China LED epitaxy market in 2011

Jun 1, 15:49

China's LED industry is anticipated to grow rapidly with government help. Taiwan-based sapphire substrate firm Crystalwise Technology (CWT) is planning to enter the China market in...

Addition of new LED capacity from China-based makers later than expected

May 17, 01:35

China-based LED makers have ordered a large number of MOCVD sets and were originally expected to start production in the second half of 2011, with consequent large additions of LED...

Tekcore to expand LED epitaxial wafer capacity by 30-50% in 2011

Apr 27, 01:10

Tekcore will expand its wafer production capacity by 30-50% in 2011, with MOCVD equipment to increase from 50 sets in the first quarter of 2011 to 66 at the end of the year, according...

165 billion LEDs shipping in 2011 fueling niche markets for equipment, says Information Network

Apr 20, 14:13

The LED market is expected to explode as unit shipments increase more than 40% in 2011 and double between 2010 and 2013, according to The Information Network.

The LED upstream boom: Q&A with Digitimes Research analyst Jessie Lin

Mar 9, 09:41

With LED chipmakers aggressively increasing capacity to meet fast growing demand from the LCD displays and general lighting markets, suppliers in the upstream are optimistic on outlook...

Jessie Lin

GCL-Poly to spend US$500 million to set up LED plant

Mar 2, 01:50

China-based upstream solar material supplier GCL-Poly recently started construction of an LED production plant in Jiangsu, scheduled to complete at the end of 2011. Initial investment...

Taiwan-based Formosa Epitaxy to delay MOCVD establishment in 2H11 if China ends subsidies

Feb 22, 01:20

Formosa Epitaxy, a Taiwan-based maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, plans to install 11 sets of MOCVD sets at its subsidiary in Yangzhou City, eastern China, in the first half...

Everlight January revenues down, Formosa and Genesis up

Feb 11, 01:55

LED packaging company Everlight Electronics saw January 2011 revenues drop almost 10% sequentially, while LED chipmakers Formosa Epitaxy and Genesis Photonics saw their January revenues...

Lextar posts net profit of NT$1.23 billion for 2010

Feb 9, 01:45

Lextar Electronics has announced a net profit of NT$1.23 billion (US$42.55 million) for 2010 with an EPS of NT$3.65.

Chi Mei Lighting to increase MOCVD capacity by 5-10% in 2011

Feb 1, 11:05

Chi Mei Lighting Technology (CMLT), a Taiwan-based LED chip maker invested in by TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI), has more than 50 MOCVD sets currently and will add 5-10...

Lumileds high-power LED capacity to reach 1 billion in 2011

Jan 26, 01:50

Philips Lumileds expects its high-power LED capacity to reach one billion units in 2011 and aims to reach the level of 200 lumen per US$1 for the cold white LEDs at the end of 2011...

LED chipmaker Tyntek to raise cross-strait capacity to 40-45 MOCVD sets

Dec 30, 01:00

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tyntek has plans to raise capacity for LED epitaxy and LED chip production. Its subsidiary will invest US$30 million to add 10-15 MOCVD sets, bringing its...

Lextar produces 6-inch LED epitaxial wafers

Dec 24, 02:00

Lextar Electronics has announced the production of its first 6-inch LED epitaxial wafer, while Epistar is expected to adopt 6-inch wafers to its production process in mid-2011.

China LED makers to install more MOCVD equipment in 2011

Dec 23, 01:20

China's LED industry is expected to install 700-800 units of MOCVD equipment in 2011 compared to 330 units installed in 2010, a trend which is likely to enable China's LED industry...

LED sapphire substrate prices remain flat in 4Q10

Dec 22, 02:00

LED sapphire substrate suppliers are expected to keep prices flat in the fourth quarter of 2010 despite dropping demand from the end market and seasonality, and expect prices to increase...

Yangzhou to end MOCVD equipment subsidy in mid-2011

Dec 21, 13:58

Yangzhou City will end procurement subsidization for MOCVD equipment in July of 2011, according to Yangzhou Economic Development Zone. Epitaxial wafer plants registered after the...

China to account for 59% of global MOCVD equipment sales in 2011, says Digitimes Research

Dec 14, 02:10

China will account for 59% of global MOCVD equipment sales in 2011, up from 35% in the first half of 2010, according to Digitimes Research. Taiwan's share will drop from 33% to 26%...

Neo-Neon to slow down LED epitaxial wafer expansion

Nov 25, 01:15

Neo-Neon Holdings will downsize capacity expansion for LED epitaxial wafers due to fears of an oversupply of LED chips used in backlight units of LCD TVs by decreasing installation...

Epistar denies reports about China BLU joint venture with Korea companies

Nov 18, 16:28

LED chipmaker Epistar has denied media reports from South Korea that Epistar, Lumens and backlight unit (BLU) maker Hansol LCD will invest 10 billion won (US$8.84 million), 30 billion...

Formosa October revenues up, Tekcore down

Nov 10, 02:10

LCD chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy saw its October 2010 revenues increase slightly by 0.04% sequentially, while fellow chipmaker Tekcore reported a 13.76% sequential drop.

Veeco lands multi-tool order for MOCVD systems from Epistar

Oct 26, 14:01

Veeco Instruments has announced that Epistar, a major Taiwan-based LED chipmaker, has placed a multi-tool order for its TurboDisc K465i GaN MOCVD systems for high-volume production...

Lextar to list on TSE in 1Q11

Sep 29, 01:20

LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, an subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), is expected to be listed on the mainboard of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in the first...

Genesis breaks ground for Kunshan joint venture

Sep 24, 01:45

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics, on September 23, broke ground for its joint venture with the Kunshan city government in China.

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    Aixtron CRIUS II-XL MOCVD reactor 19x4 inch

    Aixtron has announced the CRIUS II-XL MOCVD with a reactor capacity as high as 19x4 inch, providing high throughput and productivity. CRIUS II-XL builds on the hardware setup of...

    Photo: Company, Nov 11.

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    Veeco TurboDisc K465i GaN MOCVD system

    Veeco Instruments has introduced a new gallium nitride (GaN) MOCVD system for production of high-brightness (HB) LEDs - the TurboDisc K465i. The new TurboDisc K465i can drive LED...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

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