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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.

China government concerned about overheating in LED investments

Sep 16, 15:03

Current orders for MOCVD equipment, which is used in LED chip production, from China have reached 1,400-1,600 sets, according to sources from the LED sector, and officials from China's...

Genesis 3Q10 revenues to increase by 40% sequentially

Sep 15, 01:30

Third-quarter 2010 revenues of LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics are expected to increase by about 40% sequentially amid increasing shipments for TV backlighting...

Epistar takes three seats on Huga board

Sep 7, 13:48

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Huga Optotech has re-elected the members of its board with fellow chipmaker Epistar taking three seats. Epistar is Huga's largest shareholder with a 46%...

Lextar to become first in Taiwan to adopt 6-inch epitaxy MOCVD equipment

Aug 24, 14:50

Lextar Electronics will adopt MOCVD machines for 6-inch epitaxial wafers at the end of 2010, becoming the first LED chipmaker in Taiwan with such equipment, according to the company...

Neo-Neon lags in LED capacity expansion due to short supply of MOCVD

Jul 21, 14:35

A short supply of MOCVD equipment has caused a delay on Neo-Neon Holdings' plans to ramp up epitaxial wafer capacity in Yangzhou of China's Jiangsu Province, according to sources...

China LED chip output surpasses 2 billion yuan in 2009, says LEDinsider

Jun 28, 14:53

China's LED chip industry has received a huge investment from 2009 to 2010. Although the output value is not yet large, there is no doubt about its great development speed and potential...

Lextar to expand workforce and capacity

May 31, 15:40

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, which is a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), plans to recruit about 800 employees in the second half of 2010 in...

LED-backlit large-size LCD panel shipments to go up 135% in 2010, says iSuppli

May 26, 15:47

Shipments of large-size LCD panels with LED backlights are forecast to reach 276.7 million units in 2010, up 134.9% from 117.8 million in 2009. In 2010, LED backlights will be used...

Tekcore to raise fund for equipment purchase

May 12, 17:08

Board of directors of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has decided to issue 50 million new shares worth NT$1.5 billion (US$47.38 million) to raise fund for equipment purchase.

Genesis Photonics increases prices for green LED epitaxy wafers

May 7, 15:34

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics increased the prices of its green LED epitaxy wafers in April amid increasing prices of sapphire substrates, and expects its price hike...

LED supply to remain tight through 1H11, says Veeco executive

May 4, 11:57

The market for LED chips has been buoyed by rising LED demand for TV and other lighting applications, according to Justin Wang, general manager of Greater China at Veeco Instruments...

FOREPI's China affiliate Jiangsu Canyang aims to be top-5 global LED chipmaker

Apr 19, 15:56

China-based LED chipmaker Jiangsu Canyang Corporation, an affiliate of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI), aims to become a global top-five LED chipmaker in 3-5 years,...

Everlight expects LED demand from large-size products to be 6-7 times larger than handset

Apr 1, 16:14

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics expects LED demand from large-size products such as notebooks, LCD monitors and LCD TVs will be 6-7 times larger than the handset segment's...

Arima Optoelectronics to downsize capital by 25%

Mar 31, 15:58

Arima Optoelectronics, a Taiwan-based maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, on March 30 announced the reduction in its paid-in capital by NT$920.31 million (US$28.8 million) or...

Global LED supply not in excess of demand in 2010 or 2011, says Epistar chairman

Mar 17, 15:15

While some LED chipmakers around the world are quickly expanding production capacity, Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye has emphasized that there will not be global oversupply in 201...

Lextar to raise additional capital for MOCVD capacity expansion

Mar 17, 14:34

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), will issue 55 million new shares at NT$50 per share in April-May to raise additional...

LED chipmaker Tekcore to increase capital for MOCVD purchase

Mar 15, 11:49

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore plans to issue 100 million new shares to through private placement that may fetch some NT$3 billion (US$94.38 million) to fund the purchase of new...

LED chipmaker Epistar denies decreased orders from Samsung

Feb 24, 15:32

LED chipmaker Epistar has denied rumors that Samsung Electronics has reduced orders for LED chips used in LCD TV backlights by a volume that may result in a 15-20% decrease in Epistar's...

TSMC to install equipment at LED R&D center in 4Q10, say sources

Feb 23, 13:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is scheduled to start equipment installation for the first-phase construction of a new LED R&D center in the fourth quarter of...

Epistar, Genesis January revenues up, Formosa down

Feb 9, 16:47

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Genesis Photonics saw their January revenues up sequentially by 3% and 12.1%, respectively, while Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) has reported a sequential...

Lextar to set up LED subsidiary in China

Feb 2, 15:55

LED epitaxial wafer maker Lextar Electronics, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), will invest US$20 million to set a subsidiary of its own in Suzhou, eastern China, according to...

Delivery delays may affect revenue growth of Taiwan chip-tool suppliers

Newswatch - Feb 1, 11:15

Taiwan-based equipment makers have expressed concern that their revenue growth in 2010 will not be as strong as expected because of extended delivery lead times for key semiconductor...

Tight MOCVD supply to continue through 2H10

Jan 20, 10:25

MOCVD machines used in the production of LED epitaxial wafers have been in tight supply since the end of 2009, according to industry sources, who added that the shortage will continue...

LED chip supplies to remain short for 2 years, says Neo-Neon

Dec 23, 12:04

The global supply of LED chips will remain short over the next two years due to increasing use in LCD panel backlightings and even faster increases in lighting applications, according...

AUO LED affiliates Lextar and LightHouse to merge

Dec 16, 11:07

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics on December 15 announced its merger with SMD LED maker LightHouse Technology through a 1:1 stock swap, with the former...

Arima Opto to set up LED chip joint-venture in China

Dec 9, 11:32

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Arima Optoelectronics Corporation (AOC) on December 8 announced the establishment of a joint-venture to make high-brightness LED chips...

Lextar to maintain vertical partnership with LightHouse and Wellypower

Dec 4, 10:51

Lextar Electronics president and COO David Su has noted that the company currently has no plans to merge with LightHouse Technology and Wellypower Optronics and will instead maintain...

Lextar Electronics president and COO David Su

Lighting maker Neo-Neon approved to issue TDRs in Taiwan

Dec 3, 14:33

Hong Kong-listed lighting maker Neo-Neon International has obtained approval from Taiwan's Securities and Futures Bureau to issue NT$2 billion (US$62.11 million) worth of TDRs (Taiwan...

Taiwan LED players raise funding of NT$26 billion in 2009

Nov 25, 16:19

Taiwan LED players have raised funding of an estimated total of NT$26 billion (US$806.39 million) in 2009 in anticipation of strong demand in 2010, according to market sources.

TV, monitor backlighting to remain chief applications for LEDs in next 3 years, says Epistar chairman

Nov 24, 15:42

LCD TV and monitor backlighting will remain as the main applications for LEDs for the next three years, but the market for LED general lighting will take off beginning in 2014, according...

LED chipmaker Epistar's chairman Lee Biing-jye

Epistar, Formosa, Everlight report net profit for 3Q09

Nov 5, 15:32

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and LED packaging house Everlight Electronics have reported net profits for the third quarter of 2009 at NT$606.93 million...

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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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