2015-07-22

LEDinside: General Lighting Sector Claims 39% of Chinese LED Package Market in 2014

The scale of the Chinese LED package market grew 19% year on year to US$8.6 billion in 2014, according to the 2015 Chinese LED Industry Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. The growth of the Chinese LED package market will slow down in the next few years as LED prices continue to fall. Its market scale is forecasted to grow at a five-year CAGR of 9% from 2014 to 2019, when it will reach US$13 billion. The general lighting sector will be the main growth sector, whereas LED display and LED backlight sector will post slower growth and even decline in some periods.  According to LEDinside's analyst Allen Yu, LED package for lighting application represented 39% of the Chinese LED package market in 2014. The market scale of LED package for lighting application in China also reached US$3.3 billion that year. The lighting market has become the largest LED application in the country. “The increasing LED lighting penetration in industrial and commercial lighting applications has helped the rapid growth in lighting LED products,” said Yu. LEDinside expects strong growth in the lighting LED market to continue as LED lighting products penetrates the residential lighting application market. 
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2014-12-16

Russian LED Lighting Industry Poised to Take Off

Will Russia become the next Pure Land for the LED industry? Or is it a market full of unknown risks? Could it be a paradise for foreign manufacturers? Or is it market full of threats? Out of potential emerging markets, LEDinside analysts have chosen the Russian market for “further studies”. Why not Southeast Asia, Middle East, or South America? What is so special about Russia that the LED lighting industry “should not” miss out?
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2014-05-09

China’s LED Market Scale Hits US$ 32.1 Billion

China’s LED application market scale reached RMB 200 billion (Us $32.1 billion) in 2013, with residential lighting making up around 30 percent, according to statistics by the Guangya Academy of Lighting Research in Guangzhou. LED lighting prices have dropped a staggering 70 percent over the past two years, with LED 3W bulbs priced at around RMB 14. The market has already accepted LED bulb price/performance ratio. Indoor lighting has become the largest driver for LED application market growth in China. 
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2013-12-06

Whats in store for sapphire substrate manufacturers in 2014

Sapphire substrate application has come a long way from the original usage in military applications in the 1960's. This year alone has seen some major shifts in application with Apple's new integration of sapphire substrate into smartphone design. While LEDs and general lighting continue to make up a major chunk of sapphire substrate market share, 
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2013-07-19

Midea Lighting Returns to LED Market after Three-year Wait

After the Three-year wait, Midea Lighting returns to LED market again. Recently, Midea Lighting launched nearly 200 units of new models, covering residential lighting, commercial lighting, electrical, light, LED, etc., which initiates a new round of impact on LED industry. Midea Lighting, founded in 2008, was the original part of Microwave oven Division, it with some experience in products and channels was upgraded as Midea Lighting Electric Manufacturing Co,.Ltd in December of 2009. In June of 2010, Midea Lighting Electric took over Jiangxi ELEGANT...
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2013-07-09

"Korean Wave" Sweeps LED and Other Digital Product Markets Worldwide

According to the survey on the market share of major goods and services in 2012 worldwide, South Korea's Samsung Electronics Group occupies the top of global market share in seven categories among the 50 categories covered in this survey. Including LG Electronics, Korean companies have expanded advantage in the digital product market. Samsung tops in 7 major categories such as mobile terminals, smart phones, organic EL panel, flat panel TVs, lithium-ion batteries and semiconductor memory DRAM and NAND-type flash memory used in personal computers. However, in t...
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2013-07-04

Dialog Acquires iWatt to Enter LED Market

Dialog, a provider of highly integrated power management, audio and short-range wireless technologies, announced that it has acquired iWatt, a leading provider of digital power management integrated circuits (ICs), for a cash payment of approximately $310 million, with additional contingent consideration of up to $35 million. This Acquisition enhanced Dialog's leadership in power management for Tablets and Smart phones and promoted Dialog to enter LED Solid State Lighting market, which means that the market competition will be more intense, and the Taiwan manufacturers l...
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2013-06-27

Revolution Lighting Expects LED Market to Achieve Growth of 30% to 50% in Next 5-7 Years

Revolution Lighting was founded in 1991, mainly producing lighting equipments, listed on Nasdaq in 1994, it began to shift the focus of product development to emerging LED lighting system technology in 2000. At present, it has become one of the leading enterprises offering high-performance LED lighting solutions worldwide. This year, Revolution Lighting's share price has totally increased by 466 percent, it becomes the best performing stocks among the Nasdaq Index constituent stock, and the market value of Revolution Lighting is US $ 270 million. The significant...
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2013-06-13

The Price War in LED Market is on the Verge of Breaking Out

The 18th Guangzhou International Lighting Fair held in Guangzhou, more than 2,600 companies participated in this exhibition. It is learned from the exhibition that LED commercial and residential markets seem to achieve explosive growth in this year due to the benefits from the enthusiasm of distributors to the LED lighting products. However, fierce price war and channel war are on the verge of breaking out along with the market blowout. The industry believes that LED industry will develop rapidly in the next three to five years, and the duel among enterprises will become...
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2013-06-13

LED Market is Expected to Usher in Explosive Growth in Q4

LED lighting was once considered as a sunrise industry with unlimited prospect; however, the blind expansion of production capacity has caused this industry into the winter. According to the report released by Guangdong Guangya Lighting Research Institute, the market demand for LED backlighting and lighting has been strong and vendors of chip, packaging and application have received a large number of orders since this year. Some entrepreneurs and industry analysts believe that LED outbreak will usher in explosive growth in Q4 of this year. In accordance with "Energ...
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2012-10-24

2200K chipset marks a golden opportunity for LED market

The world's largest LED chipset supplier has announced the launch of a 2200K colour chipset to meet the market demand for a warmer, golden light that can match the output of an incandescent lamp.   The 2200K XTE high power LED chip is the result of a co-development between CREE, the market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, and high power LED light manufacturer, Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT).   The 2200K chipset has tackled one of the greatest challenges of LED design by achieving the preferred warm coloration, consistent with that ...
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2012-07-19

LED Lighting In TV/Broadcast, Video And Motion Pictures Market Forecast

ElectroniCast Consultants announced the release of a new market review and forecast of light emitting diode (LED) light panel/lamp fixtures, which are used in TV broadcast, motion pictures production/studio lighting as well as and professional videographers, in the United States. LED lighting is well accepted by the broadcast TV and videography industry sectors and is progressing in the motion picture/film industry sector for lighting effects and set lighting, mainly because of its flexibility.  A single light source can generate a great variety of colors.  Addi...
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2011-12-14

LEDinside:Is the International LED Market Slimming Down?

When the year 2011 is drawing close to an end, a look back at the LED industry reveals a lively and volatile market: some companies have got listed; some have gone bankrupt; some are running in the red; and others are out of business with bosses fleeing over big debts. In the end, the surviving LED manufacturers of a certain scale are actively developing local market. However, few can make money. In general, those who make a profit in the LED field remain to be manufacturers selling in the international market due to their relatively high gross profit. It is true that many L...
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2011-10-20

2011—2015 China's LED Lighting Market Research Report

Chapter 1 Overview of the Chinese LED Lighting Market Supply Chain Introduction Along with a constant increasing crude oil price pressure, and a rising awareness of energy-saving and carbon emission reduction, Light Emitting Diode (LED), as a solid-state lighting source, driven by the constant increase of its luminous efficacy and cost reduction, with the advantages such as small size, easy integration with system design, good color rendering, Light Emitting Diode (LED) has been substantially applied in the display industry, consumer electronics applications, an...
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2011-10-05

Pinpoint the Key LED Market Strategies | LEDforum 2011 Taipei

On the 2nd day of LEDforum, LEDinside will conduct a panel discussion on the strategies to enhance product competitiveness in an oversupplied LED market. The discussion will be led by Vice President & General Director of Electronics and Optoelectronics Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Yi-Jen Chan, Ph.D., panelists includes Sean Zhou, Regional Marketing Director Asia from Philips Lumileds, Ilkan Cokgor, Ph.D., Vice President of Global Marketing from Everlight, Gary S. Sheu Ph.D., the President from Genesis Photonics Inc. and Vincent Cheng, the Associate Vice President of Lighting Business Division from Lextar Electronics. 
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2011-10-03

"LEDforum 2011 Taipei" Deciphers the 2012 LED Market Outlook with LEDinside Intelligence

LEDforum, an annual and the largest LED conference in Taiwan, will again bring together the leading manufacturers, materials and component suppliers, technology innovators, and the lighting community. Come and meet the representing elites from Aixtron, Delta, Epistar, Everlight, Henkel, KLA-Tencor, Merck, OSRAM, Philips Lumileds, ULVAC, Veeco and Yunfeng. Don't miss your opportunity to network and learn from this international gathering event.
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2011-04-14

LEDinside: LED Perspective from Mr. Roland Chiang, Director of Delta Electronics' Solid-state Lighting BU

Delta Group, with 40 years of history in the manufacture, started its business from power management products. Over the years, it has expanded its business into relevant products such as power supplies and fans while having adopted the diversification growth strategy to provide total solutions. In recent years, Delta has actively invested in the green energy field and achieved good performance in respect to the solar power, electric vehicle and LED areas. LEDinside had the honor to interview Roland Chiang, Delta’s Director of Solid State Lighting Business Unit, and talk about its LED lighting market strategy and plan.
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2010-11-02

LEDforum Taipei 2010 Day 1 : LED vendors have an optimistic outlook towards the future

LEDforum 2010 is a two-day event organized by LEDinside and the Taiwan Industrial Technology Research Institute. The agenda for the first day covers on LED components and equipment trends. Focusing on the future direction of LED industry, LEDforum is an advanced conference to grasp new market trend and future opportunities. George Craford, SSL Fellow, Philips Lumileds
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2010-11-01

LEDforum Taipei 2010: LED Market and Innovative Applications

LEDforum 2010 is a two-day event organized by LEDinside and the Taiwan Industrial Technology Research Institute. The agenda for the first day covers on LED components and equipment trends. Focusing on the future direction of LED industry, LEDforum is an advanced conference to grasp new market trend and future opportunities.
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2010-07-28

WitsView: LED TV and Monitor Development may be Restricted

The development of LED monitor and TV not only brought life to the maturing panel industry, but also became the key pillars to expand the emerging LED industry. The analysts of WitsView and LEDinside, the research divisions of TrendForce, took a positive attitude toward the long-term development of LED BLU products.
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2010-05-19

LED Market Explosion Will be Hampered by Materials Shortage

Fast-growing market for high-brightness LEDs in LCD TVs will be restricted by a shortage of key semiconductor materials in the second half of 2010, according to a report. The paper points out that demand has soared with the rapid penetration of LED backlighting modules in LCD TVs. This has also lead to a soaring demand for capital equipment, especially metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) reactors used to make gallium nitride (GaN) LEDs.
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2009-03-12

LED Market Outlook Bullish, Sales Forecast to Top $33 Billion by 2013

LED market will experience robust growth, over the next five years, fueled by increasingly more-powerful and energy-efficient offerings that will help businesses and consumers lower their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), accelerate Return on Investment (ROI) and be more environmentally friendly, according to a recent report.  
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2009-02-25

UV LEDs Challenging $500 Million UV Lamp Market

UV LEDs are reportedly beginning to challenge the traditional $500M UV lamp business. The report notes that the UV lighting business is a market of about $500 million with traditional UV lamp technology. Thanks to its compactness, lower cost of ownership and environmental friendly composition, UV LEDs are expected to replace traditional lamps and also open the door to many new applications, especially portable ones.
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2009-02-19

Samsung Electronics, affiliate to set up LED venture

South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. is reportedly setting up a 50-50 joint venture with its affiliate Samsung Electro-Mechanics to jointly produce LEDs. It’s disclosed the veture is tentatively named Samsung LED. LEDs are known to have many advantages to traditional light sources, such as low energy consumption, longer lifetime, which are increasingly used in products from mobile phones to flat-screen televisions.
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2008-12-17

LED lighting Market to Take Off in 2009

Taiwan LED lighting makers estimate LED market to take off in 2009 in spite of the ongoing financial crisis. In Taiwan, several significant LED lighting projects have launched by governments. The Taichung City government installed 5,000 streetlights by the end of October, the largest number of all. The Bureau of Energy under the Ministry of Economic Affairs has announced it will budget NT$150 million (US$4.5 million at US$1:NT$33) in 2009 to finance local governments on the island to erect a total number of 12,500 LED streetlights islandwide.
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2008-11-05

Diguang International unveils LED General Lighting at Hong Kong Lighting Show

Recently, Diguang International Development Co., Ltd. exhibited a variety of its new LED general lighting products at the 2008 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair. Numerous conference participants showed great interest in the Company's newly developed products, especially for series of grid lights, down lights, desk lights and high-power street lights.
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2008-09-10

LED demand put on hold in 2Q; Taiwan players profitability set to pick up in 2H

Most LED companies, regardless which segment that they are coming from, records a flat 2Q08 performance amid seasonal weakness. A rapid expansion among global LED makers in 1H08 plus a weak demand that is suppressed by a relatively high price premium upon low performance, oversupply was seen, especially when the industry is in lack of a killer application to spur demand. This explains why LED makers mostly have their sales performance fail expectations in 1H08.
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2008-09-04

Beijing Olympics Give a Boost to Taiwan LED Sales

It’s reported that the sales of Taiwan's LED makers rose 16.1 percent in the first half of this year from the same period a year earlier. This is helped by the Beijing Olympics and higher energy prices that are encouraging the use of lower-cost lighting.
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2008-09-03

The breakthrough from ballast technology for LED lighting

Recently, PureSpectrum, Inc. has begun testing the viability of its innovative ballast design for use with LED applications with its ongoing efforts to continue development of the company's breakthrough ballast technology,
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2008-08-21

The Market for HB-LEDs Lighting to grow to $1.65bn in 2012

It’s reported that the market for high-brightness light-emitting diodes (HB-LEDs) in lighting applications grew 64% in 2007 to $337m, up from $205m in 2006. According to related analysis and forecast, the HB-LED lighting market should reach $1.65bn in 2012. In recent years, HB-LEDs have demonstrated dramatic improvements in performance, as well as significant cost reduction, such that they are undergoing a period of rapid market growth in a variety of niche and general lighting applications.
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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