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  • Last update: Friday 27 December 2013 [230 news items]

Sanan Optoelectronics to add 100 MOCVD sets in 2014

Dec 27, 14:04

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics will expand production capacity by adding 100 MOCVD machines to total of 264 in 2014, according to industry sou...

Some LED chip makers extend to packaging

Jul 10, 11:11

Some of Taiwan-based LED chip makers have extended to packaging, offering solutions that EMS players can directly turn into lighting products, according to industry sources.

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...

Epistar to issue 250 million new shares for private placement

Jun 17, 13:45

LED chipmaker Epistar plans to issue 250 millionn new shares for private placement. The firm has also decided to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$0.536 (US$0.018).

Epistar May revenues reach record high

Jun 6, 20:23

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported May revenues of NT$2.223 billion (US$74 million), showing an on-month increase of 15.8% and an on-year increase of 19.42%. The figure was also a...

Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar

LED lighting demand to rise in 2H13, says Epistar

Jun 3, 14:33

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...

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Sapphire substrate firms hope to increase PSS prices

May 30, 21:12

Prices of sapphire ingots have been increasing causing substrate makers to plan a price hike on patterned sapphire substrates (PSSs). Some firms have been adjusting prices since the...

Sanan suspends fund-raising plan

May 13, 11:56

China-based LED chipmaker Sanan Optoelectronics has reportedly halted the second-phase construction of its plant in Wuhu, China, following a company annoucement that it has suspended...

LED price drops ease in China

May 9, 12:26

China-based LED firms have slowed down the pace of price cuts as LED chipmakers face shrinking profit margins. Taiwan-based firms noted that China-based LED industry leader Sanan...

China LED firms may begin dumping in 3Q13

Apr 15, 11:41

LED makers have been seeing rising demand and capacity utilization rates in the second quarter of 2013. However, China-based makers noted that there is currently CNY5 billion (US$807...

Commentary: Sanan financial report scandal stirs subsidy controversy

Apr 15, 11:34

China-based LED industry leader Sanan Optoelectronics has been accused of falsifying financial reports, according to China-based media. This has sparked a debate concerning what critics...

China LED firms shift investment focus to downstream segments

Apr 1, 11:26

China government's subsidy programs for upstream LED firms have been causing oversupply of LED chips, inflicting losses on Taiwan-based LED chipmakers. However, the subsidy programs...

Taiwan tier-two LED firms announce voluntary delisting

Mar 25, 13:45

Taiwan-based tier-two LED firms Top Energy Saving System (TESS) and Lumitek have both announced the voluntary delisting of their common stocks from the emerging stock maket in Taiw...

Epistar hopes to attract strategic partners through private placement

Mar 14, 21:51

LED chipmaker Epistar plans to find important downstream strategic partners by issuing 250 million new shares for private placement, and targeting Europe- and US-based lighting brands...

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Tyntek subsidiary halts production

Mar 13, 22:04

Taiwan-based tier-two LED chipmaker Tyntek has confirmed that its upstream blue epitaxial wafer firm Alpha Plus Epi has suspended production. Rumors regarding the production suspension...

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Epistar, Everlight report falling February revenues

Mar 11, 10:35

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$1.259 billion (US$42 million), representing an on-month decrease of 6.7% and an on-year decrease...

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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...

Epistar expects full capacity in April

Feb 21, 21:43

LED chipmaker Epistar expects January-February capacity utilization rate to be around 70% and is likely to reach full capacity in April due to strong LED backlight and lighting ord...

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...

LED lighting chips to see prices fall in 2013

Jan 21, 11:48

ASPs in the LED market fell 20-30% in 2012. LED makers believe the price fall for LED lighting products will be relatively significant compared to the price fall of backlighting products...

Epistar, Toyoda Gosei forms joint venture for China LED market

Jan 21, 11:05

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar and Japan-based Toyoda Gosei have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture for the China market.

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...

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

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,...

China market: LED chip capacity to increase in 2013

Dec 11, 14:11

China's LED chipmakers have been slowing down capacity expansion in 2012 due to market oversupply, but some firms have announced plans to invest in upstream epitaxial crystal proce...

Epistar, Everlight see November revenues fall on-month

Dec 6, 21:47

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported November revenues of NT$1.365 billion (US$46.92 million), down 10% on month, but representing an on-year increase of 6%. Accumulated revenues for...

LED chip technology to enter plateau period, says Bridgelux

Dec 3, 10:23

Due to the global economic downturn, demand for LED lighting has been weakening. Meanwhile, efficiency and price-performance ratio have been increasing, and the penetration rate of...

Digitimes Research: Sanan-Formosa Epitaxy cooperation to benefit both firms

Nov 15, 15:31

China-based Sanan Optoelectronics recently announced it was buying up shares of Taiwan-based Formosa Epitaxy. Cooperation between the two firms can achieve benefits such as economies...

Digitimes Research: China-based tier-2 LED chipmakers see falling revenues in 2012

Nov 6, 14:42

China-based tier-two LED chipmakers such as Silan Azure, Epilight Technology, and Tsinghua Tongfang have seen on-year decreases of around 30-50% in their accumulated revenues so far...

China-based Sanan Optoelectronics poses threat to Taiwan-based LED chipmakers

Oct 31, 14:25

China-based LED chipmaker Sanan Optoelectronics has been quickly upgrading its technology through recruiting experts from Taiwan-based makers and expanding production capacity. Sanan...

Epistar 3Q12 revenues increase by 2% on-quarter

Oct 30, 10:11

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has reported third-quarter 2012 revenues of NT$5.004 billion (US$171 million), representing a slight growth of 2% on quarter. Gross margin in the...

Taiwan LED firms report falling total September revenues

Oct 15, 10:34

The total revenues of Taiwan-based LED firms in September 2012 were NT$9.27 billion (US$317 million), down by 2.28% on month but up by 13% on year, according to market watchers.

Epileds report 3Q12 revenues with 23.7% on-quarter decrease

Oct 8, 11:15

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epileds saw September revenues drop by 8.9% on year to reach NT$103 million (US$3.51 million). The firm reported third-quarter revenues of NT$321 million,...

Commentary: Challenges and strategies of China LED firms

Oct 2, 14:54

China's government has been providing subsidies to help its domestic LED industry. Some firms have been benefitting but others remain in limbo amid rapid product price falls.

Formosa Epitaxy, Unity Opto post mixed results for 2Q12

Aug 30, 11:30

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy and LED packaging firm Unity Opto Technology have announced mixed results for the second quarter of 2012. Formosa Epitaxy posted net losses of NT$80...

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    Cree has delivered the XLamp MK-R LEDs. The new MK-R LEDs leverage the SC3 Technology next-generation LED platform to deliver up to 200 lumens-per-watt (at 1 W, 25 degrees Celsius)...

    Photo: Company, Dec 24.

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    Nichia NSSM032 SMD

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    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

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