ITRI to cooperate with US NIST to promote LED lighting
Apr 17, 15:10
The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) will sign an MoU with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the US Department of Commerce for R&D cooperation on light & lighting, color & vision, photobiology & imaging, and international...
Corning announces collaboration with OLEDWorks
Apr 14, 15:45
Corning has announced a collaborative agreement with OLEDWorks to develop flexible and conformable OLED lighting solutions using Corning Willow Glass as an integrated substrate.
Digitimes Research: Philips makes wise move selling Lumileds stake
Apr 14, 11:49
Philips originally planned to spin off its wholly-owned subsidiary Lumileds and automobile lighting business to make them an independent company by the end of the first half 2015. But on March 31, Philips announced a deal to sell a 80.1% stake in Lumileds to Go Scale Capital for an amount of US$2.8...
SemiLEDs announces fiscal 2Q15 performance
Apr 13, 21:57
SemiLEDs, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, announced its revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 were US$4.6 million, a 56% increase compared to US$2.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.
Epistar, Everlight Electronics see sequential growth in March revenues
Apr 10, 10:36
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar's March consolidated revenues of NT$2.365 billion (US$75.3 million) increased 26.87% on month but decreased 0.19% on year, while LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics reported NT$2.503 billion, growing 13.64% and 12.04%, according to the comp...
Taiwan to install 692,000 LED street lamps by end of 2016
Apr 8, 22:11
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will complete replacement of mercury street lamps with LED models installing an additional 692,000 LED lamps around Taiwan by the end of 2016 at a procurement budget of NT$5.49 billion (US$175 million). An open-bid is scheduled for the third quarter of 20...
Lextar sees increased March revenues
Apr 8, 11:35
LED firm Lextar Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.178 billion (US$37.4 million) for March, increasing 11.78% sequentially and 4.92% on year, and its January-March consolidated revenues totaled NT$3.502 billion, growing 8.67% on year.
Unity Opto Technology sees increased March revenues
Apr 7, 21:34
LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology on April 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$867 million (US$27.5 million) for March, increasing 38.97% on month and 15.09% on year, and of NT$2.341 billion for January-March, growing 22.27%.
Digitimes Research: March 7W, 9W LED light bulb prices down in China
Apr 7, 13:57
March average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market decreased 21.4% on month to CNY29.10 (US$4.70), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescents) slipped 11.6% to CNY38.80, according to Digitimes Research.
Genius Electronic Optical offers LED fishing lights
Mar 27, 14:47
Optical lens module maker Genius Electronic Optical has extended development and production to LED lighting and has offered LED fishing lights for Pacific saury fishing boats, according to the company.
Nan Ya Photonics exhibits omni-directional LED light bulb
Mar 26, 22:26
Nan Ya Photonics is showcasing a DLC (diamond-like carbon coating) omni-directional LED light bulb at the 2015 LED Taiwan exhibition taking place in Taipei March 25-28 and indicated that the product weighs 70g, compared to 150-200g for conventional LED light bulbs.
Taiwan International Lighting Show begins
Mar 25, 15:42
The 2015 Taiwan International Lighting Show and LED Taiwan both started today (March 25) in Taipei, with 337 exhibitors from 10 countries to use 898 booths, according to the government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council. The shows run till March 28.
Lextar, Everlight see increasing capacity utilization
Mar 20, 10:35
Lextar Electronics and Everlight Electronics have seen utilization rates rise to 80% and expect the rates to further rise to 100% and 85%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2015 due to increasing orders for LED lighting and backlighting, according to the companies.
Everlight Electronics purchases existing factory for capacity expansion
Mar 19, 22:38
LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics has acquired an existing factory in central Taiwan from optical disc maker Ritek at a price of up to NT$1.3 billion (US$41.3 million) to expand production capacity by 25%. Production at the factory will begin in 2016, according to the company.
Infrastructure boom turns Southeast Asia spurring LED demand, says firm
Mar 13, 11:40
LED lighting markets in Europe, the US and Japan have gradually matured, and China is also entering a period of intense competition over pricing and scale. With the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community, LED vendors' attention on emerging markets in Southeast Asia has grown over the years. According...
Delta Electronics sees February revenues decline
Stockwatch - Mar 10, 15:02
Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.673 billion (US$369.96 million) for February 2015, representing a 30.46% drop on month and 9.79% drop on year.
Lextar Electronics February revenues down on month, up on year
Mar 5, 22:10
LED epitaxial wafer maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics on March 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.054 billion (US$33.5 million) for February, decreasing 17.05% on month but increasing 19.61% on year, and NT$2.324 billion for January-February, growing on year by 10.67%...
China market: LED outdoor lighting valued at CNY14.7 billion in 2014
Mar 3, 12:19
LED outdoor lighting, mainly LED street lamps and LED tunnel lamps, installed in China in 2014 had an estimated total market value of CNY14.7 billion (US$2.39 billion), growing on year by 22%, according to China-based research organization GG-LED Industry Institute (GLII).
Lextar Electronics to expand LED epitaxial wafer capacity
Mar 2, 21:04
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics, in view of fast growing demand for LED lighting, will expand its monthly LED epitaxial wafer production capacity by 20-25% from 300,000 wafers currently to 360,000-375,000 units in the first half of 2015, according...
Everlight Electronics reportedly to merge with Edison Opto
Mar 2, 14:50
LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, in order to quickly expand LED packaging capacity to compete with China-based fellow providers, plans to merge with Taiwan-based Edison Opto which is specialized in LED packaging for LED lighting, according to industry sources.
LED demand rebounds early in 1Q15
Feb 16, 18:47
Due to strong demand for LED backlighting in smartphones and LED lighting, global demand for LED chips has rebounded in the first quarter of 2015, earlier than previously as the first quarter is traditionally an off season , according to Taiwan-based LED makers.
AOT expects 2015 LED lighting revenue proportion to double on year
Jan 26, 23:27
Taiwan-based SMD LED packaging service provider Advanced Optoelectronics Technology (AOT) will actively promote sales of SMD LED packaging for lighting applications and expects the revenue proportion for LED lighting in 2015 to double the related level from 2014, according to the company.