Tuesday 2 December 2014
Over 100 China-based LED packaging houses to be forced out of competition in 2014
Profitability for LED products is shrinking due to continual price drops along with increasing competition, and more than 100 relatively small China-based LED packaging service providers...
Wednesday 26 November 2014
LED packaging houses to see 10% sequential drop in 4Q14 revenues
Due to weak demand for LED backlighting and lighting, Taiwan-based LED packaging service providers are expected to see fourth-quarter 2014 consolidated revenues decrease 10% sequentially...
Monday 27 October 2014
LED packaging market to expand 3.2% in 2015
The LED packaging industry's value is anticipated to only rise 3.2% on year from US$14.6 billion in 2014 to US$15 billion in 2015, according to LEDinside.
Wednesday 8 October 2014
Everlight reports record-high revenues in September
LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics posted over NT$3.046 billion (US$100 million) in revenues during September 2014, its highest monthly figure on record.
Monday 28 July 2014
Everlight to expand monthly LED packaging capacity to 4 billion chips, says chairman
Everlight Electronics started expanding its LED packaging capacity in June and when the expansion completes in September, its monthly capacity will have increased by 500 million LED...
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Nichia faces competition for LED packaging from Taiwan-, China-, South Korea-based makers
Japan-based Nichia has gained a leading market status in EMC (epoxy molding compound)-based LED chip packaging, but some Taiwan-, China- and South Korea-based LED packagers have been...
Monday 8 July 2013
Edison Opto expanding LED packaging capacity
Edison Opto is expanding its monthly LED packaging capacity from 150 million PLCC (plastic leaded chip carrier) small- to medium-power devices and 10 million high-power devices at...
Friday 28 June 2013
Harvatek quits joint venture project with TCL
Taiwan-based LED packaging house Harvatek has announced the termination of joint venture with China-based TV brand TCL. Harvatek noted that both parties have had disagreements on...
Monday 17 June 2013
Unity Opto profits double in 2012
Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto has reported 2012 consolidated revenues of NT$7.74 billion (US$259 million), showing a sequential increase of 33%, and net profits went...
Monday 17 June 2013
LED packaging houses face rising technological challenge
South Korea-based TV makers hope to further reduce the cost of direct-lit LED TVs by using fewer LED chips in backlight modules, hence the firms hope LED packaging houses can increase...
Thursday 13 June 2013
Edison Opto 2013 capex to exceed NT$400 million
LED lighting demand has been rising and Taiwan-based LED packaging house Edison Opto noted that 2013 capex will reach NT$400-500 million (US$13-16 million).
Monday 3 June 2013
LED lighting demand to rise in 2H13, says Epistar
Demand for LED backlighting rebounded in the first half of 2013, but firms expect demand to slow down after mid-June because China's energy-saving appliance procurement subsidy program...
Monday 13 May 2013
Unity Opto sees 1Q13 revenues up 88% on year
Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto has announced first-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$1.79 billion (US$59 million), representing an on-year increase of 75.6%. Net...
Thursday 9 May 2013
Everlight, Edison Opto see rising April revenues
Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has reported April consolidated revenues of NT$1.935 billion (US$65 million), representing an on-month growth of 4.48% and an...
Friday 19 April 2013
Everlight optimistic about 2Q13
Order visibility is clear to May and monthly revenues are expected to reach a record high in the second quarter, according to Pang-Yen Liu, general manager of Production Business...
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