Looking in-depth at the latest developments in production, sales, product design innovation, and technology advancements, as well as overall supply capabilities of Taiwan’s major export industries, these reports focus on machinery, auto parts, hardware, furniture, lighting and hardware etc. to keep global buyers and readers informed and better prepared to do business with Taiwan suppliers.
Cai Yahui is known for being the founder of mainland China’s first LED-lighting tube maker using mechanized production equipment, Shenzhen Pu Sheng Yuan Lighting Co., which now has an annual output of 10 million tubes that are marketed under the “BCX” brand. The firm’s current success, however, cam... Full Story
Since established in 1988, Home Resource has now come to 25th anniversary.
The company would like to extend her heartfelt thanks to all the clients, parts & component suppliers and all the HR staffs hoping to strive for another 25 years.
The company is now taking a great diversity of new strat... Full Story
Despite the lingering market pessimism which may last through 2013 and bring even greater challenges to LED lighting companies, the anticipation of a growing market share for LED lighting gives reason for optimism.
The market slump may continue for years and the European Union, the world’s lar... Full Story
The Taiwan LED Street Light Industry Alliance, which was organized by the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in August 2010, has decided to upgrade itself to an industry association and rename itself the “Taiwan LED Light Industry Alliance” so that it will be able to take in all LED-re... Full Story
As a new-generation illumination source, the LED provides not only an energy-efficient alternative to traditional lighting but also an emerging niche where innovation booms in both functionality and aesthetics. For lighting designers, compact IC-controlled LED bulbs offer immense scope for the imag... Full Story
Taiwan’s Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA) signed a memorandum of understanding in September for cooperation on LED lighting standardization with the European Photonic Industry Consortium (EPIC), Korea LED Association (KLEDA), Electrical & Electronics Association Malays... Full Story
For the first time, “LED greenhouse” was chosen as theme at LED Lighting Taiwan 2012, staged June 19-21 in Taipei, suggesting vigorous promotion of new LED applications by Taiwan’s government and industries to tap the emerging segment.
Director Wei Fang of the National Taiwan University’s Depa... Full Story
Despite earnest governmental support and the awareness among lighting manufacturers of the need to develop LED lighting to upgrade the industry, China’s LED lighting industry, albeit having seen some progress, has a long road ahead.
While LED lighting is touted by espe... Full Story
Some data show Taiwan’s LED industry to have a strong second quarter, but forecasts are mixed regarding the local industry’s 2012 outlook.
Rush orders for LED backlights have boosted capacity utilizations as of mid-May for most of Taiwan’s LED makers to an estimated 90%, up from 70% or so. The... Full Story
In a bid to meet the targets of their 12th Five-Year Plan, the mainland Chinese authorities have introduced measures to boost the consumption of LED lights and help the domestic LED industry achieve revenues of RMB500 billion (US$79.3 billion at RMB6.3:US$1) in 2015, the plan’s final year.
O... Full Story
Amid the buzz surrounding energy efficiency of LED bulbs recently, one wonders if many consumers in Taiwan have been paying attention. Amy Wu was overheard at a box-type mart in Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan, talking to a friend while picking up an NT$199 (US$6.8) LED light bulb, ready to test fo... Full Story
Nanya Photonics Inc. launched a fully automated assembly line for light bulbs in June this year, perhaps the decisive step in its resource-integration plan to cut production costs.
“We expect the 7W bulbs to be made on the fully-automated line to replace 40W incandescent bulbs and to go to mark... Full Story
Aeon Lighting Technology Inc. (ALT) pledges to vault from 20th to be among the top-five LED lighting makers globally in two years.
“This year is crucial because many Taiwanese and Chinese manufacturers have given up, which makes me believe industrial shakeup is nearing the end. Also I believe t... Full Story
Neo-Neon LED Lighting International Ltd., a Taiwanese-invested company headquartered in China’s Guangdong Province, has introduced several new LED formulas, including a unique chip-on-board (COB) packaging method and a special kind of LED lighting production.
The company’s new COB packaging metho... Full Story
Ever since its inception in 1976 in Taipei City, northern Taiwan, Winlites Ind. Co. has dedicated to the development and production of lighting products. Its long experience makes it one of Taiwan’s most seasoned manufacturers in the line.
The company’s factory in mainland China turns out a wide... Full Story
Dinghao (Xiamen) Lighting Co. is a Taiwanese-founded company that makes LED light bulb cases featuring a narrow mouth, in contrast to conventional bulb cases whose mouth is as wide as their round belly.
The company’s bulb cases, made of polycarbonate (PC), spread soft illumination over a wide a... Full Story
Photonics Festival Taiwan 2012 was held at the Nankang Exhibition Hall of Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) on June 19-21, bearing the theme of "Living Green." And the show's organizer, Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA), was upbeat about Taiwan's photo-electronics indust... Full Story
Leading manufacturer of metal stamping parts offers unparalleled customer service and innovative manufacturing skills.
CDC Groups mainly manufactures stamping parts, CNC metal parts, stainless steel casting parts, aluminum alloy parts, titanium fasteners, stainless steel pistons and cylinders. ... Full Story
While A19 LED bulbs with high-power chips inside globular housing are ubiquitous, the one recently unveiled by the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a Taiwan government-backed industrial technology development organization, features an unorthodox design.
The new bulb, launch... Full Story
Guangzhou Shine-Me Lighting Co., Ltd., founded in Taiwan and relocated to Guangzhou, China in 2010, develops, manufactures, and markets LED lights for residences, commercial sites, roads, landscapes, and performance stages. With an army of well-trained R&D engineers and leading-edge technologies, t... Full Story
Founded in 2007, Scape Light Co., Ltd. specializes in LED-lighting products sorted into indoor-lighting, outdoor-lighting, emergency-lighting and accessories categories. It operates an ISO 9001-certified factory in China with over 300 employees and 5,000 square-meter facility.
The company’s... Full Story
Founded in 2006, Shenzhen BCX has developed, manufactured and promoted LED lighting and related products, and is well known as one of the foremost Chinese manufacturers of LED flexible strip lights with waterproof standard IP65 certification. Since it started focusing on light tubes in 2009, the co... Full Story
Taiwan's LED lighting industry has moved one step closer to reaching the goal of having all of its products worldwide receive one-stop certification, after the Center for Measurement Standards (CMS), part of the governmental Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), unveiled a certification ... Full Story
Demand for eco products such as solar panels tend to vary according to official policies and prices of fossil fuel, and the same applies to the LED lighting market, which last year took a downturn. But the sluggishness of such market in Taiwan has been gradually reversing with the currently US$100-... Full Story
Shenzhen Mason Technologies Co., Ltd. (SMT) share price spiked 43.33%, to RMB17.2, right out the starting gate on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Feb. 17, the day of the LED-lighting startup’s initial public offering, making the 27-year-old Li Chi, Mason chairman Li Zhijiang’s only daughter, worth a... Full Story
Both the rapid development of the LED industry and the Chinese government's active support have led traditional illumination businesses, brand home appliance sellers and electrical parts companies to enter this lighting market. Brand home appliance sellers that face fierce competition and slim prof... Full Story
In Tsannkuen (Shzng Zhou) Enterprise Co., Ltd.’s booth at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) 2012, staged Apr. 6-9, Panco Pan, general manager, introduced its line of proprietary LED lights: “These lights feature simple, slim design to maximize roominess in any living space... Full Story
Taiwan’s LED (light emitting diode) companies, mostly chipmakers and packagers, are under no illusion that the LED backlight market might rally in 2012 following nearly a year of slump. They are optimistic, however, about prospects for the lighting market this year.
Studies by the market res... Full Story
Clearly to diversify applications, Taiwan’s light emitting diode (LED) makers are trying to develop products for aquaculture, horticulture and animal husbandry, a niche seen to bear promise in the long run although insignificant now.
Such effort culminated in the formation of a “horticultura... Full Story
Two Taiwanese market consulting organizations, LEDInside and the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK), forecast that sales of LED lighting will expand by 50-60% to top the US$10 billion mark this year and achieve a compound annual growth rate of 25-40% between 2012 and 2015.
The Mast... Full Story