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Digitimes Research: Global sapphire capacity to remain unchanged in 2014

Apr 10, 16:02

Global leaders in the sapphire industry, in attempts to return to profits from losses incurred in 2012-2013, will focus on increasing utilization rates rather than expand capacities...

Lite-On Technology March revenues increase

Apr 9, 11:40

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.275 billion (US$602 million) for March, rising 18.76% sequentially and 11.21% on year, and January-March...

Epistar March revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Apr 9, 11:20

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$2.37 billion (US$78 million) for March, growing 19.54% sequentially and 38.29% on year.

Lextar, Unity Opto see increased March revenues

Apr 8, 10:54

Lextar Electronics, a vertically-integrated LED firm, has reported March consolidated revenues of NT$1.123 billion (US$37.0 million), up 27.42% sequentially and 3.22% on year. LED...

Digitimes Research: LED fluorescent powder prices dropping amid waning reliance on China rare earths

Apr 7, 11:11

The China government has lowered its rare earths export quotas for 2014 by 30% compared to 2013 after the actual export volume last year was lower than its original estimates. Prices...

Lextar to debut white chip LED featuring substrate-free flip chip and phosphor molding process

Apr 1, 14:16

Lextar Electronics will debut a package-free "white chip" LED technology that features substrate-free flip chip and phosphor molding process, and can be fabricated by current...

LED industry to enter 3 golden years, says Epistar chairman

Mar 20, 21:02

Mainly due to fast growing global demand for LED lighting, the L ED industry will enjoy three golden years during 2014-2017, according to chairman Lee Biing-jye for Taiwan-based LED...

Scientech sees net profits up over 40% in 2013

Mar 18, 15:23

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech has reported net profits of NT$249 million (US$8.21 million) for 2013, increasing 41.5% from a...

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,...

Epistar, Everlight post mixed sequential growth in February revenue

Mar 10, 21:18

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker, had February consolidated revenues of NT$1.982 billion (US$65.4 million) increasing by 4.95% on month and by...

Tong Hsing sees net profits up over 20% in 2013

Feb 27, 14:32

Module packaging service and LED substrate vendor Tong Hsing Electronic Industries has reported net profits of NT$1.58 billion (US$52.18 million) for 2013, up 20.6% from a year ear...

Ritek subsidiary to offer diamond-like carbon coating for use in LED lighting, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:08

RiteDia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of optical disc maker Ritek, has developed a diamond-like carbon coating which can be used on LED epitaxial wafers to enhance heat-dissipation for...

Lextar Electronics tops Taiwan LED makers in patent application in 2013

Feb 21, 15:10

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics filed applications for 208 patents with the Intellectual Property Office under...

Digitimes Research: China sets LED production value of CNY1 trillion for 2020

Feb 14, 16:07

The China government has set a 2020 target production value of CNY1 trillion (US$164 billion) for all types of LED products, with 70% of the value to come from LED lighting, according...

China market: Local LED driver IC suppliers perform strongly in 2013

Feb 12, 22:06

Most local LED driver IC vendors in China outperformed international and Taiwan-based rival companies in terms of shipments in 2013. Bright Power Semiconductor and Silan Microelectronics...

Epistar has order visibility until 2Q14

Feb 11, 11:28

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has received orders with shipments scheduled through the second quarter of 2014, according to the company.

Crystalwise, Procrystal to raise additional capital

Stockwatch - Jan 16, 11:26

Sapphire wafer makers Crystalwise Technology and Procrystal Technology will issue 30 million and 12.5 million new shares, respectively, to raise paid-in capital, according to the...

China LED chip self-sufficiency rises to 80% in 2013, says LEDinside

Jan 13, 14:53

The proportion of China's demand for LED chips suplied by China-based makers in 2013 increased to 80%, according to LEDinside.

Epistar 4Q13 revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 15:21

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar generated consolidated revenues of NT$6.105 billion (US$204 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013, its highest quarterly...

Lextar, Unity Opto see sequential drops in December revenues

Jan 6, 22:35

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Lextar Electronics had December consolidated revenues of NT$1.098 billion (US$36.6 million), a decrease of 5.84% on month but an increase...

Tera Xtal expects sapphire wafers to be in short supply beginning 1Q14

Jan 2, 10:57

Sapphire wafer maker Tera Xtal Technology expects global supply of sapphire wafers to be short beginning the first quarter of 2014 due to increasing use in smartphones and other mobile...

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,...

HTC, LG may use sapphire in flagship smartphones in 2014

Dec 27, 15:01

Smartphone vendors HTC and LG Electronics will likely adopt sapphire home buttons in order to add fingerprint recognition in their next-generation flagship models, the HTC One 2 and...

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...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing pull-in orders from gaming console and LED lighting sectors

Dec 27, 10:31

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of short lead-time orders from the gaming console sector as well as China's LED lighting industry, according to industry sources...

Global AMOLED light-emitting material market to expand in 2014, says IHS

Dec 26, 16:11

The global market for AMOLED light-emitting materials will expand to US$445 million in 2014, up from US$350 million in 2013, according to IHS.

Epistar to increase investments in two China subsidiaries

Stockwatch - Dec 19, 11:37

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has announced it will increase its investments in two China subsidiaries: an additional US$34 million for United LED (Shan Dong), which...

Genesis Photonics to defer production at factory in eastern China

Dec 17, 21:53

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics will defer kicking off production at its factory in Kunshan, eastern China, from the end of 2013 as originally scheduled to after...

Genesis Photonics chairman David Chung

LED driver IC vendors receiving short lead-time orders

Dec 17, 21:50

Taiwan-based LED driver IC vendors including On-Bright Electronics, Macroblock and Silergy have landed an influx of short lead-time orders recently, with order visibility extending...

Global LED lighting penetration estimated at 20% in 2013, 30% in 2014, says Everlight

Dec 17, 11:05

LED lighting as a percentage of all types of lighting in the global market is expected to reach 20% in 2013, and the penetration is likely to rise to 30% in 2014, according to Taiwan-based...

IC distributor Alltek revenues soar in November

Dec 16, 15:33

IC distributor Alltek Technology has reported revenues of NT$1.89 billion (US$63.84 million) for November, up 17.9% sequentially and 27.5% on year, buoyed by increased sales of wireless...

Digitimes Research: Global high-brightness LED value estimated over US$12.7 billion in 2014

Dec 13, 10:55

Global production of high-brightness LED chips in 2014 will reach a total value of US$12.743 billion, increasing 129% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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Genesis Photonics looks to LED street lamp demand in China

Dec 10, 14:43

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics plans to compete for orders for LED street lamps from local governments in China in 2014, with such lamps to be made from its...

Epistar sees increased November revenues

Dec 9, 21:14

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, on December 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.075 billion (US$70.1 million) for November, representing...

GaN-on-silicon LEDs forecast to increase market share to 40% by 2020, says IHS

Dec 6, 15:51

The penetration of gallium nitride-on-silicon (GaN-on-Si) wafers into the LED market is forecast to increase at a CAGR of 69% from 2013 to 2020, by which time they will account for...

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    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Lextar to debut latest plug-in COB

    Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar has announced its latest plug-in COB, Core series. Lextar will formally unveil the new product from June 9-12 at the 2013 Guangzhou International Lighting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 4.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Edison Opto's cafe booth

    Taiwan-based Edison Opto showcased its LED lighting products at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show in late March. To showcase its various LED lighting designs, Edison Opto's...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Delta LED light bulbs

    Taiwan-based Delta Electronics showcased at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29 many of its LED products, such as 8-10W LED light bulbs. The firm also showcased...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Delta Electronics

    Taiwan-based Delta Electronics participated in the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29, 2013. The firm showcased various applications of LED lighting including...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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