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Tuesday 27 March 2012
Formosa Epitaxy to expand MOCVD capacity in 2012
Taiwan-based LED chip maker Formosa Epitaxy, in view of increasing demand for LED chips used in backlight units of LCD TV panels and lighting products, will expand its production...
Monday 13 February 2012
China government encourages cooperation between domestic and international LED firms
China's LED industry is expected to face tough eliminations in 2012 as the price of LED products dropped drastically in 2011. The China government is determined to help domestic LED...
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Tyntek expects 10-15% growth in 2012 revenues
Tyntek, a Taiwan-based maker of LED chips, reported 2011 revenues of NT$3.03 billion (US$97.7 million), a decrease of 16.3% from 2010 but expects 2012 revenues to increase by 10-15%...
Monday 16 January 2012
Global demand for MOCVD equipment to decrease by half
The number of LED chips used in LED TVs has been decreasing. Industry sources believe LED TVs will only require 10-12 units of high-power LED chips in the future. Hence global demand...
Thursday 12 January 2012
Konka pulls out of Epistar joint venture
TV maker Konka has decided to terminate its partnership with Epistar in a joint venture running an epitaxy plant in Changzhou, China. But Epistar indicated that the exist of the China-based...
Friday 23 December 2011
China to begin making MOCVD equipment in early 2012
To promote its LED industry, China will begin to manufacture MOCVD equipment within its own territory in early 2012 - a move which will lower the costs for the production LED epitaxial...
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Growth of the LED market: Q&A with James Jenson, vice president of LED business unit at Veeco
US-based MOCVD equipment provider Veeco currently ranks number one in global market share with 50%. Digitimes sat down with James T Jenson, vice president of Veeco's LED business...
Wednesday 7 December 2011
China MOCVD equipment to reach 756 units in 2011
The LED market in China has been experiencing low demand, however, due to subsidies provided by local governments, new installations of MOCVD equipment in 2011 will likely reach 420...
Thursday 29 September 2011
Digitimes Research: China LED industry should not blindly increase capacity but focus on improving technology, management, and quality
The LED industry has been growing rapidly in China. Digitimes Research recently visited China-based LED chipmaker Hang Zhou Silan Azure (Silan Azure) to gain insights in China's LED...
Monday 19 September 2011
LED market in China faces elimination
Due to government policies on providing subsidies for MOCVD equipment, China quickly become the world's leading market for MOCVD equipment in 2010. However, market conditions and...
Friday 16 September 2011
Epistar to start operation of LED joint venture in China
Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will inaugurate Epicrystal (Changzhou), its 60%-stake held LED joint venture on September 23. Epicrystal can house 60 sets of MOCVD equipment but...
Thursday 1 September 2011
Veeco opens technology center in Taiwan
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,...
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Huga Optotech sees 1H11 revenues down 9%
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...
Monday 22 August 2011
Taiwan firms to move in LED equipment at China plants by year-end
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,...
Friday 19 August 2011
China LED industry lights up to nearly US$6 billion in 2011, says IHS
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,...