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Formosa Epitaxy expects LED lighting to take up 30-40% of 2014 revenues, says chairman

Mar 17, 20:52

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy, with business operation to rebound from a bottom level in the fourth quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014,...

Wistron to invest in Malaysia-based Formosa Prosonic Industries

Feb 21, 15:03

Wistron has announced plans to make a strategic investment of up to NT$560 million (US$18.5 million) in Formosa Prosonic Industries Berhad (FPI), a Malaysia-based maker of high-end...

Formosa Epitaxy expects flip chip LED to take up 15-20% of 2014 revenues, says chairman

Dec 30, 11:05

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy expects flip chip LED components for use in lighting and LCD TV backlighting to account for 15-20% of its 2014 consolidated revenues,...

ITRI transfers DSSC technology to Formosa Plastics

Dec 18, 14:49

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on December 18 signed an agreement to transfer DSSC (dye-sensitized solar cell) manufacturing technology...

Cathode material maker Changs to enter energy storage industry

Nov 4, 21:55

Taiwan-based cathode material maker Changs Ascending Enterprise is cooperating with Japan-based automobile maker Toyota and Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group to enter the energy...

Lighting to take up 50% of global LED production value in 2014, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Oct 16, 11:44

As the market for LEDs used in backlighting is approaching saturation, lighting applications are expected to rise to 50% of the global LED production value in 2014, according to chairman...

MOEA conditionally permits China-based Sanan Optoelectronics to invest in Formosa Epitaxy

Aug 30, 14:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on August 29 approved the investment by China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics in Taiwan-based fellow maker...

As LED lighting demand takes off, Taiwan makers should seek integration, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Jul 22, 16:28

The global LED market value recorded a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 20-30% during 2010-2012, but most of Taiwan-based LED makers did not see substantial growth in revenues,...

Formosa Epitaxy to set up LED joint venture in China

Jul 17, 11:36

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy will establish an LED backlight unit (BLU) and lighting module plant in Huizhou, southern China, jointly with China-based...

Formosa Epitaxy may see 3Q13 revenues grow 20-30% sequentially, says company chairman

Jun 20, 15:21

Frank Chien, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy predicts the firm will return to profitability in the third quarter, and quarterly revenues will show sequential...

Backend firms see DRAM market recovery

Apr 23, 16:16

Memory packaging and testing specialists Powertech Technology (PTI), Walton Advanced Engineering and Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) are expected to benefit from a recovery in...

Formosa Epitaxy adding new MOCVD equipment in 1Q13

Mar 7, 21:38

LED firm Formosa Epitaxy plans to install 12-13 sets of MOCVD equipment before the end of first-quarter 2013 and expects production to begin in the second quarter. Monthly capacity...

Formosa Plastics to raise stake in Inotera

Feb 20, 21:22

Formosa Plastic Group (FPG), the parent company of Nanya Technology, plans to take up new shares that Inotera Memories will release in a private placement, according to industry so...

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Epistar profit margin to rely on AlGaInP; Formosa Epitaxy likely to return to profitability in 3Q13

Jan 24, 14:53

Due to falling LED chip prices, market observers believe Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will need to rely on AlGaInP LED sales to increase the firm's profit margin while it is...

Formosa Epitaxy expects 2013 China LED sales to account for 15-20% of total revenues, according to company chairman

Jan 4, 11:17

The percentage of China LED sales is likely to increase to 15-20% of total revenues in 2013 due to cooperation with Sanan Optoelectronics, according to Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa...

Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy

Formosa Epitaxy plans to expand capacity in 2013

Jan 2, 21:59

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy plans to increase its total number of MOCVD equipment in Taiwan and China to 104 by the end of the first quarter in 2013 due to an optimistic outlook...

Formosa Epitaxy, CWT, CAT post mixed sequential growth in November revenues

Dec 10, 22:20

Formosa Epitaxy, a Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, Crystalwise Technology (CWT) and Crystal Applied Technology (CAT), two Taiwan-based sapphire wafer makers, saw...

Some Taiwan makers hold negative views on China-based Sanan investment in Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 14, 13:50

In response to China-based LED maker Sanan Optoelectronics' investment of NT$2.35 billion (US$80.4 million) in Formosa Epitaxy, some players in Taiwan's LED supply chain have expressed...

China-based Sanan Optoelectronics to invest in Taiwan LED maker Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 12, 21:38

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy on November 12 announced the issuance of up to 120 million new shares specifically for private placement, with China-based...

PC DRAM output slows

Oct 5, 01:10

With the output of PC DRAM memory from Taiwan-based chipmakers reducing further, their backend partners including Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), Walton Advanced Engineering...

Taiwan LED firms hope to install LED lighting in northeast China

Sep 13, 01:30

Taiwan-based LED firms such as Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, Delta Electronics, Leotek, and Harvatek are heading to Harbin, a northeastern city in China to discuss the possibility of...

Formosa Epitaxy may enlist China investors

Sep 10, 11:52

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy will continue expanding capacity, according to company chairman Frank Chien. The firm has been considering the possibility of enlisting...

Unity Opto, Formosa Epitaxy see August revenues up on-month

Sep 6, 01:30

Taiwan-based LED firms have reported mixed August revenues. Firms such as Unity Opto, Formosa Epitaxy and I-Chiun Precision Industry reported August revenues saw both on-month and...

Formosa Epitaxy, Unity Opto to post strong revenue growth in 3Q12

Aug 24, 01:35

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy and LED packaging company Unity Opto Technology have both piled up a backlog of orders for the third quarter of 2012, ensuring that the two firms will...

BOE eyes team up with Formosa Epitaxy, Unity Opto to set up LED epitaxial wafer plant

Aug 17, 11:27

China-based LED firms have been producing low-priced LED chips causing oversupply in the upstream LED chip segment to continue. China-based panel maker BOE recently announced plans...

FATC 3Q12 revenues to rise 10%

Jul 18, 01:45

Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), which provides backend services mainly for Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories, is expected to post sales growth of 10% sequentially in the...

Formosa Epitaxy sees order visibility extend to November

Jun 21, 14:12

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has seen its order visibility extend to November and is currently in talks for new orders for LED backlighting and lighting products with 10 potential...

Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy

Walton and FATC 1Q12 sales up, PTI down

Apr 10, 11:37

Memory IC packaging and testing firms have reported mixed results for the first quarter of 2012. Walton Advanced Engineering and Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) both saw their...

Genesis Photonics, Formosa Epitaxy report heavy losses for 4Q11

Mar 30, 16:42

LED chipmakers Genesis Photonics and Formosa Epitaxy both have reported losses for the fourth quarter of 2011, resulting in a nearly 50% on-year decline in profits for Genesis in...

Formosa Epitaxy to expand MOCVD capacity in 2012

Mar 27, 01:25

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...

Epileds, Formosa Epitaxy report falling November revenues

Dec 13, 01:35

The LED industry continues to feel low demand in fourth-quarter 2011. Despite there being some urgent orders for backlight products, the price drops and high inventory will likely...

Nanya fundraiser backed by parent company

Stockwatch - Nov 18, 01:10

Nanya Technology has announced that four affiliates of parent company Formosa Plastic Group will subscribe to its new shares through a private placement, according to a company filing...

Increase drive current can rapidly lower LED costs, says FOREPI chairman

Jul 12, 14:46

Cost-down has become the focus of competition in the LED industry. According to Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI), the IT industry has been focusing on increasing...

Fire breaks out at Formosa Epitaxy plant

Jun 29, 16:05

A fire broke out at an LED chip plant operated by Formosa Epitaxy in Taiwan on June 28. According to Formosa Epitaxy, the fire was put out quickly and no injuries were reported.

Formosa Sumco to hike 3Q11 wafer quotes by 10-20%

Jun 28, 10:43

Formosa Sumco Technology (FST), a major producer of 8- and 12-inch silicon wafers in Taiwan, has unveiled plans to raise quotes for the third quarter of 2011 by 10-20%. FST noted...

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