Wednesday 21 December 2016
Ex-TSMC CEO Tsai reportedly to join Tsinghua Unigroup
Rick Tsai, ex-chairman for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and ex-CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), reportedly will join China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup to assist in...
Wednesday 14 January 2015
Digitimes Research: TSMC SSL merger to enhance Epistar in the LED market
Epistar has invested NT$825 million (US$25.94 million) to merge with TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL), helping to enhance Epistar's capability in the lighting industry. Before the...
Monday 12 January 2015
Epistar to own 94% of TSMC SSL
Epistar and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have both announced that their boards of directors have approved a transaction of TSMC Solid State Lighting (TSMC SSL)...
Monday 5 January 2015
TSMC subsidiary to merge with Epistar, says paper
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will form a strategic partnership with LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar by having its subsidiary, TSMC Solid State Lighting,...
Tuesday 21 October 2014
Samsung, TSMC Solid State Lighting reportedly to quit LED lighting business, say Taiwan makers
Samsung Electronics will reportedly withdraw from the global LED lighting market except South Korea due to low-price pressure from China-based makers, while Taiwan-based TSMC Solid...
Tuesday 24 December 2013
Rick Tsai reportedly resigns from TSMC
Rick Tsai, chairman and CEO for TSMC Solar and TSMC Solid State Lighting, reportedly has resigned from the two TSMC subsidiaries to take up the post of chairman of Chunghwa Telecom...
Tuesday 24 December 2013
TSMC Solar, TSMC Solid State Lighting chairman to become Chunghwa Telecom chairman
Rick Tsai, chairman and CEO for both TSMC Solar and TSMC Solid State Lighting, two subsidiaries of foundry service provider Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), will...
Monday 11 November 2013
TSMC to raise salaries in 2014, says Chang
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is set to raise its employees' base salaries in April 2014, said chairman and CEO Morris Chang at the company's annual sports day...
Monday 20 May 2013
LED firms to lower prices through improved technology
International LED firms such as Cree and Osram have introduced LED light bulbs priced below US$10/unit and EUR10/unit (US$12.83/unit), and price competition is expected to heat up...
Wednesday 20 March 2013
TSMC SSL to introduce LED chips with 130lm/W brightness in 2H12
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...
Monday 28 January 2013
Taiwan LED firms mixed about competition from China-based Sanan Optoelectronics
China-based LED firms Sanan Optoelectronics entered the Taiwan market in 2012, heating up competition and causing LED chip prices to fall. Some firms believe Sanan may become relatively...
Monday 21 January 2013
Si-based GaN difficult to replace sapphire, says TSMC SSL president
Toshiba and US-based Bridgelux will reportedly start volume production of 8-inch Si-substrate GaN wafers for use to make LED chips in the first quarter of 2013, according to Taiwan-based...
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Oversupply in LED market to improve in 2013, says Everlight chairman
LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is currently showcasing new LED packaging products with the focus being white LED and automobile lighting at the Lighting Japan 2013 exhibition...
Wednesday 22 February 2012
TSMC to pour more capital into LED subsidiary
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has unveiled plans to invest NT$2.034 billion (US$68.84 million) to buy new shares issued by its LED lighting subsidiary TSMC Solid...
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