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  • Last update: Wednesday 6 February 2013 [36 news items]

Epistar, Huga acquisition benefits to show in 2013

Feb 6, 21:51

Market observers believe Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar is likely to report 2012 net losses due to losses incurred from investments. However, the benefits Epistar's acquisition...

Commentary: LED consolidations in 2012 to show effects in 2013

Jan 17, 13:59

The Greater China LED industry went through consolidation in 2012 and many tier-two and tier-three firms exited the market due to continuous net losses. The effects of the consolidations...

Taiwan LED chipmakers unlikely to return to profitability in 2012

Dec 12, 21:53

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers have been trying to return to profitability but due to continuous price falls, it has been difficult. Market observers believe LED chipmakers such as Epistar,...

Taiwan LED firms to reportedly cut staff

Nov 28, 21:17

Weak demand is said to have caused Taiwan-based LED firms to consider reducing their workforces. Huga Optotech, Lextar and Everlight are reportedly considering cutting staff.

Epistar acquires Huga Optotech

Oct 1, 10:51

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will issue new shares in order to obtain a 100% stake in Huga Optotech, the firm announced on September 28. Huga Optotech has been officially acquired...

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Huga sees shrinking net losses in 2Q12

Aug 24, 11:06

Huga Optotech reported shrinking net losses of NT$307 million (US$10.24 million) for the second quarter of 2012 due to orders from Epistar. Nevertheless, net losses for first-half...

Commentary: Epistar expands capacity while facing price competition from China-based peer

Aug 15, 16:03

The LED chip market continues to experience oversupply problems. However, in first-half 2012, most tier-one LED firms in Taiwan were operating with full capacity, which has led to...

Epistar to take over Huga Optotech via share swap

Aug 10, 01:25

LED chipmaker Epistar will completely take over subsidiary Huga Optotech through a share swap in which one Epistar share will be exchanged for 4.85 Huga shares, Epistar has announced...

LED firms report rising 2Q12 revenues

Jul 9, 10:55

LED chipmaker Epistar reported June revenues with on-month increase of 4.3%. LED packaging house Everlight reported June revenues with an increase of 2.9% compared with May revenues...

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Taiwan LED firms see mild revenue growths in May

Jun 15, 12:35

According to statistics, the total May revenues of Taiwan-based LED firms reached NT$8.7 billion (US$290.9 million), up by 4.59% on month but down 12.1% on year. Benefitting from...

LED lighting

LED industry predicts revenue growth for 2Q12

May 30, 01:20

Downstream LED packaging houses have been operating with capacity utilization rates of 70-80%. In particular, Unity Opto indicated order visibility is clear through June and predicted...

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LED chipmakers to keep talent by distributing shares to employees

May 10, 15:38

LED chipmakers Epistar, Genesis Photonics and Huga Optotech have announced plans to distribute restricted shares ranging from 5-15 million units to their employees with an aim of...

LED chipmakers and packaging firms suffer revenue declines in December

Jan 10, 15:58

Affected by seasonal factors, most Taiwan-based LED chipmakers and LED packaging companies have posted declines in revenues for December, with the setbacks suffered by upstream chipmakers...

Low revenues in LED chipmakers to continue throughout 1Q12

Jan 2, 14:13

Industry sources believe Taiwan LED revenues decreased 5-10% on-month in Decmeber due to the traditional low season. In addition, January 2012 revenues are likely to show another...

LED lighting

LED chipmakers Huga, Epileds post revenue declines for October

Nov 10, 01:10

LED chipmakers Huga Optotech and Epileds Technologies both have suffered a decline in revenues for October due to off-peak season effects. Capacity utilization rates at chipmakers...

LED makers see mixed growth in September revenues

Oct 7, 01:10

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar and chip packaging house Everlight Electronics saw September revenues increase slightly on month, while fellow makers Unity Opto Technology...

Revenues from LED lighting to account for 20% in 2011, says Huga chairman

Sep 9, 16:09

LED demand from TV firms has been uncertain causing slow growth for the industry. However, the potential of LED lighting is foreseeable. TP Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based LED firm...

Huga Optotech sees 1H11 revenues down 9%

Aug 24, 11:53

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...

Huga delays TSE listing

Jul 27, 01:10

The LED market continues to be weak. Growth in the third quarter is uncertain, hence LED chipmaker Huga Optotech noted recently it would delay its plans to apply for listing on the...

Huga says growth to hit double digits in 3Q11

Jul 6, 11:04

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker, Huga Optotech, will debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in August. According to Huga, demand has been slowly returning and it expects growth in the...

Tekcore sees 1Q11 loss despite increased revenues

May 4, 14:07

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Tekcore saw first-quarter 2011 revenues of NT$744 million (US$25 million), a growth of 28% sequentially and 53% on year. However, Tekcore...

Huga Optotech, Lextar suffer 1Q11 net losses

May 3, 01:15

Taiwan-based LED chip makers Huga Optotech and Lextar Electronics have reported a net loss per share of NT$0.03 and that of NT$0.2 respectively for the first quarter of 2011, while...

Huga Optotech to expand LED capacity

Feb 1, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Huga Optotech will expand its LED epitaxy capacity from 60 MOCVD sets currently to about 70 sets in second-quarter 2011 due to expected...

Bluestone files patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan and Japan LED players

Dec 15, 11:34

Patent licensing company Bluestone Innovations has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan-based LED chip maker Huga Optotech, according to Huga. Industry sources indicated...

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%...

Epistar, Everlight participate in Huga Optotech fund raising

Jul 27, 14:01

Taiwan-based LED chip maker Epistar and LED packaging house Everlight Electronics will respectively subscribe to 49.61 million and 18.09 million new shares at NT$30 per unit to be...

GaAs foundry Win Semi to join Epistar-Huga partnership

May 31, 14:15

GaAs foundry house Win Semiconductors plans to join the planned strategic cooperation between two Taiwan-based LED chipmakers, Epistar and Huga Optotech, according to the company.

LED chipmaker Epistar inks strategic alliance with Huga

May 31, 14:11

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has announced a plan to form a strategic alliance with fellow maker Huga Optotech, looking to take a 47.88% stake in Huga to become its largest...

LED chipmakers and packaging houses see growth in November revenues

Dec 10, 15:52

LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and Huga Optotech have all seen their revenues grow more than double on year for November, while packaging houses Everlight Electronics...

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.

LED chipmakers see October revenues increase

Nov 11, 16:32

LED chipmakers saw their October revenues increase on the high demand for high-brightness blue LEDs, while LED packaging houses saw sequential drop for October revenues.

Taiwan LED chipmakers expanding capacity on strong backlight demand

Nov 3, 12:26

The total blue LED chip capacity of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, Tekcore, Arima Optoelectronics, Genesis Photonics and Huga Optotech is expected to increase...

Huga wins LED patent lawsuit against Epistar

Sep 22, 12:25

Taiwan's intellectual property court has ruled in favor of LED chipmaker Huga Optotech in a patent infringement lawsuit filed by its competitor Epistar, according to Huga's filing...

Huga, Edison post record revenues for August

Sep 9, 14:13

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Huga Optotech and LED packaging house Edison Opto both have reported record revenues for August.

LED packaging house Everlight to expand capacity in 2H09

Aug 14, 15:54

Taiwan LED packaging house Everlight Electronics plans to expand its monthly capacity for high-power LEDs and SMD LEDs to five million units and 1.2 billion units respectively in...

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