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.
- Auto Parts and Accessories
- Machinery & Machine Tools
- Hardware & Tools
- Lighting & LEDs
- Electronics and Computers
- General Items
Genesis Photonics Inc. forecasts its sales of flip-chip LEDs to jump to account for 25-30 percent of total revenue in the second quarter from first quarter’s 10 percent or so mostly due to adoption of such chips by makers in South Korean high-end liquid-crystal display (LCD) TVs as backlights and r... Full Story
The Taiwan government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) won the Frost & Sullivan Best Practices New Product Innovation Award 2015 for its In-Line Compact Thermal Analyzer (ICTA).
Held annually in Singapore, the Awards program recognizes best-in-class companies in Asia Pacifi... Full Story
B.J. Lee, chairman of the LED chipmaker Epistar Corp., forecasts the 2015 high season for LED backlight market to arrive one month later than expected in April and the market revenue of LED bulbs to increase only 30 percent year on year in 2015 worldwide, despite the shipment volume to surge to 2-2... Full Story
High season has returned to Taiwan’s LED industry earlier than expected, with revenue beginning to climb this March across the island’s sapphire-substrate, chip and packaging sectors.
Although fewer workdays in February due to the weeklong Chinese New Year break led to reduced revenue at most of... Full Story
Underselling competition, which inevitably forces makers saddled with relatively higher overhead as wages, plant rental, land acquisition cost, hydro and power bills to develop products with higher margins, technical and startup thresholds, is driving Taiwan’s LED makers into high value-added appli... Full Story
ZINIU Lighting Technology Corporation is a professional lighting company specializing in research, manufacturing and application of different kinds of LED lighting products.
Now the company manufactures and markets a wide range of LED lighting products to domestic and worldwide customers. The LE... Full Story
Shenzhen Sonlite Lighting Co., Ltd. manufactures a wide-range of halogen lamps and LED lamps, mostly approved by UL, CSA, CE and TUV for declaration of conformity, and over 85% of which exported to Europe, North America and Australia.
The P1W5 A19 LED bulb has a long service life of 30,000 hours... Full Story
Taiwan’s epitaxy-wafer, packaging, and integrated-manufacturing LED companies are projecting a growth of at least 20% in 2015.
The increasing adoption of flip-type LED chips by LED TV makers such as Samsung will bring lucrative business opportunities to Taiwan’s high-end chipmakers, particularly... Full Story
Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. Chairman Robert Yeh says his company, world’s No.1 LED packager by volume, will invest NT$10 billion (US$322.58 million) over three years and some NT$30 billion (US$967.74 million) over five years to boost production capacity depending on order growth.
Yeh ha... Full Story
Taiwan’s LED makers foresee improving market in China next year due to Beijing’s demanding all local governments to end subsidies of homegrown LED makers by March 2015.
Originally having decided to end the central government's subsidies of LED makers, the Chinese State Council recently ordered l... Full Story
Chairman B.J. Lee of Epistar Corp., reportedly the global leader of blue LED chip manufacture by volume, said the company is seeing surging orders as de-stocking in LED industry wanes in December.
Corporate sales will surge in 2015 on huge orders from Samsung, which will adopt Epistar flip-type ... Full Story
Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd. has received a hefty load of additional orders for LED light bulbs from European and American customers, prompting the firm to boost its output from two million to five million bulbs a month.
Thanks to the new orders, LED lighting is projected to grow to 45% of th... Full Story
Delta Electronic Inc., having shipped over 120,000 LED streetlights worldwide, is likely to be a primary beneficiary of Taiwan’s plan to replace the remaining 692,000 mercury streetlights on the island with light-emitting diode (LED) counterparts in two years.
Taiwan’s Cabinet recently approved ... Full Story
Top executives of Taiwan’s leading LED packagers expressed optimism toward Q4 corporate outlook, with Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. Chairman Robert Yeh estimating corporate earnings of at least NT$1.2 per share to achieve total 2014 earnings exceeding NT$5 per share.
Yeh, whose company is the ... Full Story
Taiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah has approved a plan submitted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) to replace all mercury streetlights on Taiwan with light-emitting diode (LED) counterparts by 2016 for NT$5.49 billion (US$183 million), to then become the world’s first nation to have all roads li... Full Story
Market consultant LEDinside forecasts in a survey that the global LED-lighting industry will undergo cut-throat competition earlier than expected in 2015 primarily due to excessive new entrants in Asia.
Intense competition makes the consultant believe the global LED-packaging industry would gene... Full Story
Lextar Electronics Corp. rolled out a unique LED panel light with a seamless aluminum frame at the Autumn edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2014, which was held on Oct. 27-30.
Unlike most LED panel lights available on the market, the Lextar light is equipped with a one-piece a... Full Story
WiseChip Semiconductor Inc., reportedly the world’s No.2 manufacturer of passive matrix organic light emitting diode (PMOLED), has recently diversified into manufacturing OLED lights emitting a candle in color rendering index (CRI) and correlated color temperature (CCT).
Licensing the lighting t... Full Story
LED packager, Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd., announced consolidated revenue of NT$918 million (US$30.6 million) for September, increasing 0.92% from a month earlier and 73.4% year on year to hit a new high for a third month.
The September result helped swell the company’s Q3 revenue to NT$2.6 ... Full Story
In August LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd. saw revenue hit fresh all-time high of NT$912 million (US$30.4 million), surging 13.59% from the previous month and 59.45% year on year to set new high for the second month.
Company executives ascribe the persistent growth mostly to t... Full Story
By CARMEN LO
LEDs are becoming an increasingly popular light source throughout the world because of their lower power consumption, higher luminous efficiency, smaller size, longer life, faster response, lower driving voltage, higher shock resistance, and many other advantages over conventional l... Full Story
Taiwan’s LED maker, Lextar Electronics Corp., recently announced striking a long-term partnership deal with Cree Inc., with the latter agreeing to acquire a 13% stake in Lextar through a private placement for US$83 million and licensing Lextar to use patents on LED chips and devices for at least th... Full Story
Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd., world’s No.1 LED packager by volume, has announced increasing capital expenditure for this year to NT$1.5-1.7 billion (US$50-56 million) from originally planned NT800 million-NT$1 billion (US$26-33 million) in light of brisk demand.
The company’s median annual c... Full Story
Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd., world’s No.1 LED packager by volume, topped its Taiwanese peers in the LED industry in profitability in the first half (H1) of the year by making NT$907 million (US$30.2 million), or NT$2.16 per share.
Its H1 earnings enabled the company to dethrone Advanced Opt... Full Story
With strong market for LED light bulbs and LED backlights for TVs and mobile phones, Taiwan's LED maker Uni-Opto Technology Co., Ltd. projects Q3 revenue to rise at least 30% from a quarter earlier, with July revenue likely to exceed NT$800 million (US$26.6 million).
The company has begun deliv... Full Story
Endorsed by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), the MOEA-backed Industry Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has set up the "OLED Lighting Commercialization Alliance" (OLCA) with Taiwan’s lighting manufacturers and designers, machine manufacturers, OLED-panel makers, and e-material maker... Full Story
The Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Association (TLLIA) and the Taiwanese LED chipmaker, Formosa Expitaxy Inc. (FOREPI), recently announced forming a strategic partnership with the TCL Group, a major consumer-electronics manufacturer in China.
F.R. Chien, chairman of both TLLIA and FOREPI, signed t... Full Story
Endorsed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), the government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), the Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA), and the Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association (TOSIA) have co-formed the Taiwan Intelligent LED Ligh... Full Story
By CARMEN LO
Although products assembled by retailers still dominate mainland China’s LED-lighting market, branded products supplied by lighting manufacturers are increasingly popular because of disappointment about the poor quality of retailer-assembled lamps.
In the LED age, the term "assem... Full Story
Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd., Lite-On Technology Corp., and Lextar Electronics Co., Ltd. have all announced plans to boost sales of LED lighting to account for 40% of their total revenue for this year, for which all have recently introduced new products.
Packager Lite-On has released an entir... Full Story