2017-07-17

The Reshuffle in Chinese LED Chip Industry

The China LED chip industry is highly concentrated at this point. It is undergoing an reshuffle and slowly transitioning to a dynamic where LED chip and package behemoths San’an Opto and HC SemiTek pretty much lead and even control the pack. In the face of upcoming capacity expansion from major manufacturers, is there really a way for other SMEs to sail through such turbulent waters?
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2017-06-26

Interview at GILE 2017: Dow Corning Guards LED Package Industry through Innovation

From dome optical lens to liquid silicone materials for encapsulation and adhesion, on the booth’s panel, noted LED package material manufacturer Dow Corning, now a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company, showcased a myriad of advanced silicone products for various package types. At GILE 2017, LEDinside had an interview with Mr. Takuhiro Tsuchiya, Global Segment Leader at Dow Corning, on current trends and the company’s role in the LED package industry.
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2017-04-13

Stanley Electric’s Quality Landscape Lighting Features High Luminous Efficacy and Special Beam Angles

Founded in 1920, the Japanese luminaire provider Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. offers automotive lamp modules, LED packages, and other LED products. Aware of potential of special lighting and street lighting, with its automotive lighting products of quality specifications and high reliability, Stanley attempts to enter these two markets through lighting government bids. LEDinside was honored to have an interview with Masahiro Sagae, Executive General Manager of Lighting Application Division, on opportunities and challenges in the Special lighting market.
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2016-06-15

Exclusive Interview with WELLMAX CEO Yamin Wang at GILE 2016

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition has become a wide platform for global LED lighting companies to seek partnership and customers. In this year’s exhibition, it can be observed that a growing number of large LED lighting vendors who target foreign markets participated in the show, with WELLMAX being one of them. During the exhibition, LEDinside had the opportunity to interview with Mr. Yamin Wang, CEO of WELLMAX, about the current status and development strategies of the company.
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2015-06-17

Etta Dannemann Reflections on Philips Lighting Designer in Residence Program

Stephanie Cohn from Philips Color Kinetics interviews Etta Dannemann about her thoughts on the company’s Lighting Designer in Residence Program.
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2014-12-30

LEDinside Exclusive Interview with Leading Russian LED Distributor Rainbow

In this interview for the Russian feature, LEDinside spoke to Vadim Smirnov, General Manager, Lighting Division, Rainbow Electronics, who spoke to LEDinside about local LED component sales, and gave an in depth market analysis of Russia’s lighting component retail.
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2014-01-15

Lighting Japan 2014: LED Luminaire Design for the European Market

Product designer and founder of Step Design Masahiko Uchiyama speaks about his latest prototype lighting Luna at Lighting Japan 2014, which runs at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan from Jan.15-17. Uchiyama graduated with an industrial design degree major from Chiba University Industrial Design Department in 1984.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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