China makers rush to produce LED filament light bulbs
Apr 27, 15:45
Many China-based LED lighting makers, in view of fast growing demand for LED filament lighting products, have stepped into production of LED filament light bulbs or lamps, according to industry sources.
Digitimes Research: Nichia tops LED packagers in 2015 revenues
Apr 27, 14:35
Japan-based Nichia continued to rank the number one LED packaging service provider globally in 2015 with related revenues reaching US$2.72 billion, or about 200% higher than those generated by the second to fourth largest vendors, according to Digitimes Research.
Ledvance likely to be sold to China-based firm
Apr 20, 11:33
Osram Licht AG is looking to sell its subsidiary lighting vendor Ledvance (LED + Advance) and is negotiating with 2-3 final candidates, including two China-based firms, according to industry sources.
Lextar expects over 10% revenue contribution from car lighting products by 2019
Apr 14, 10:20
Taiwan-based vertically-integrated LED maker Lextar Electronics is aggressively pushing into the car lighting product business and has entered the supply chains of China's automobile and high-speed rail players. The company expects the new business' revenue contribution to reach a double-digit percentage...
ITRI setting up roll-to-roll flexible OLED lighting production line
Apr 12, 11:22
Electronics and Optoelectronics System Research Laboratories under the Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Organization (ITRI) is setting up a roll-to-roll production line of flexible OLED lighting panels based on thin-film glass substrates, with equipment and materials supplied...
Epistar, Everlight, Lextar see March revenues rise on month
Apr 11, 12:26
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported March consolidated revenues of NT$2.233 billion (US$68 million), up 35.77% on month but down 5.61% on year. LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics's MArch consolidated revenues totaled NT$2.443 billion, increasing 16.1% but decreasing...
Macroblock seeing demand pick up
Apr 8, 15:23
LED driver IC vendor Macroblock, which had poor results in 2015, has seen demand pick up since 2016 and has expressed optimism about its business outlook for the year.
AOT to tap China automotive LED market via cooperation with Nichia
Apr 1, 10:42
LED packaging service provider Advanced Optoelectronic Technology (AOT) will tap China's automotive LED lighting market through technological cooperation with its Japan-based shareholder Nichia, with in-car display devices to be major products, according to AOT.
StrongLED Lighting to be listed on OTC on March 30
Mar 21, 12:29
StrongLED Lighting Systems (Cayman), a Cayman Islands-registered LED lighting solution provider established by Taiwan-based experts with production in China, will be listed in Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) market on March 30 at an initial price of NT$33-38 (US$1.00-1.15) per share, according to the...
StrongLED to be listed on Taiwan OTC
Mar 11, 14:54
StrongLED Lighting System (Cayman), a Cayman Islands-registered LED lighting solution provider established by Taiwan-based experts with production in China, will be listed in Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market at the end of March 2016, company chairman James Chang said at an investors conference...
Ledlink Optics nets NT$2.60 per share for 2015
Stockwatch - Mar 11, 11:05
Ledlink Optics, a maker of secondary optical lenses used in LED lighting, has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.447 billion (US$44.0 million), gross margin of 37.99%, net operating profit of NT$164 million, net profit of NT$123 million and net EPS of NT$2.60 for 2015.
Epistar and Everlight see February revenues decrease
Mar 10, 11:55
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar and LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics have reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.644 billion (US$49.2 million) and NT$2.104 billion respectively for February, with the former dropping 24.60% on month and 11.80% on year and the latter slipping...
Edison Opto to buy back 2 million shares
Stockwatch - Mar 9, 10:59
LED packaging service provider Edison Opto will buy back two million shares, equivalent to a 1.51% stake, at a price interval of NT$15-24 (US$0.452-0.723) during March 9-May 8, 2016, according to the company.
Lextar nets NT$0.45 per share for 2015
Mar 8, 10:56
LED epitaxial wafer, chip and packaging service provider Lextar Electronics has reported net profit of NT$33 million (US$985,100) for fourth-quarter 2015, leading to net profit of NT$270 million and net EPS of NT$0.45 for 2015.
Tons Lightology optimistic about 2016
Mar 4, 10:55
Lamp ODM and OBM Tons Lightology has finished improving its product mix, client structure, supply chain and sales agent network and so holds an optimistic outlook for its 2016 operations, according to the company.
LED makers step into automotive lighting
Mar 4, 10:45
LED device maker Lite-On Technology, LED lighting maker Laster Tech as well as LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers Epistar and Genesis Photonics have stepped into automotive LED lighting, according to industry sources.
Digitimes Research: LED communication is promising
Feb 24, 14:49
Communication technology using LED diodes and image sensors offers many potential applications, such those for enhancing shopping, entertainment purposes and tourism, according to Digitimes Research.
A few local makers win Taiwan government LED street lamp procurement bids
Feb 5, 11:36
A few Taiwan-based LED packaging service providers and LED lighting makers, mainly Everlight Electronics, Leotek Electronics, Delta Electronics, Bright Led Electronics, Genius Electronic Optical and China Electric Mfg., have won open bids held by local governments to procure LED street lamps.
Lite-On Technology to focus 2016 operations on 5 areas
Jan 28, 10:22
EMS provider Lite-On Technology will transform its business operations in 2016 with a focus on five areas: cloud technologies, LED lighting, automotive electronics, biomedicine and industrial automation, according to company CEO Warren Chen.
China Electric wins Yunlin County procurement of 19,000 LED street lamps
Jan 25, 21:47
Taiwan-based lighting product vendor China Electric Mfg. at an open bid held by the government of Yunlin County, central Taiwan, to procure 61,400 LED street lamps at a budget of NT$460 million (US$13.7 million), has won procurement of 19,000 units, according to industry sources.
Digitimes Research: CSP LED devices a foucs at Lighting Japan 2016
Jan 21, 11:14
At the Lighting Japan 2016 exhibition in Tokyo during January 13-15, CSP (chip scale package) LEDs were a major focus. There were CSP LEDs developed by Japan-based GeneLite for smartphone backlighting, Osram's for LED light bulbs and Rohm's for automotive direction indicators, according to Digitimes...
Unity Opto obtains license for Osram white LED patents
Jan 19, 11:13
LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology has obtained licensing from Osram for using core patents covering phosphor conversion technology to produce white LED packages, according to industry sources.
Epistar, Everlight Electronics see mixed growth in December revenue
Stockwatch - Jan 8, 14:57
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar on January 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.160 billion (US$65.7 million) for December, increasing 19.12% on month and 6.45% on year, while LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics had those of NT$2.579 billion rising 1.58% on month but...