Toyoda Gosei has undergone a hard time in the first half of 2011, but its revenue firmed up till second half, to 4th quarter was fully restored. And yet its Q1 revenue of 2012 also keeps the very successful performance just like Q4 last year, even the company increase profit forecast for Q2.
The LED department of Toyoda Gosei had hard time when Q3 of 2011 as well. Until the new LED product line which Saga factory lead in goes into MP and the demands of Tabled PC backlighting with LED potted elements increased, Q4 revenue recovered remarkably. Besides, the revenue of this department is greatest within 7 quarters. Toyoda prospects that revenue of LED department will up to 55 billion yen in 2012.
Backlight package is still the leading products of Toyoda Gosei's LED dep. up to now. But according to the company’s outlook for 2020, its LED technology is to be in the lead of worldwide lighting industry before then, marking Toyoda Gosei will focus on the development of LED product.
What's more, in this June, the company announced that its high brightness LED grain, which is 3 times brighter than common grain, could take place of mercury vapor lamps. It will be a breakthrough in LED lighting technology with successful mass production.