2016-01-19

Genesis Photonics Enters Emerging Market with Ultra-thin CSP Components at Lighting Japan 2016

Taiwanese LED manufacturer Genesis Photonics Inc. (GPI) has been developing flip chip LEDs for a long time, since 2015 the company released its flip chip integrated high power light source solution last year at Taipei AMPA 2015, which received positive feedback from the industry. In 2016, the company launched an innovative CSP components at LIGHTING JAPAN 2016 that are thinner with higher lumen per watt, enabling ultra- high efficacy of (>200 lm/W), aiming for supplying portable electronics backlights and automotive light source market (TS16949 certified) that requires high reliability.
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2014-01-22

Genesis Photonics Increases Capital to Repay Bank Loans

Taiwanese LED chip manufacturer Genesis Photonics Inc (GPI) board meeting on January 21st decided to initiate capital increase, publishing 40 million shares at NT $14.5 each (US $.48) and raised resource of NT $580 million (US $19.2 million). According to a report released by the company, the increase in capital is for use in repaying bank loans. Shareholders can begin subscribing on March 11th.
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2013-12-10

Epistar and GPI November Revenue Rebounds

LED manufacturers have consecutively released their November financial reports.Taiwanese LED chip manufacturer Epistar revenue has been driven by increased shipment demands for  AlInGaP and backlight products and LED chip manufacturer Genesis Photonics Inc. (GPI) also showed good revenue performance in November benefiting from flip chip products.
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2013-11-04

Everlight Flash LED Breaks Into Japanese Smartphone Supply Chain

Dual-LED Flash is hoped to become a trend in smartphone application. Taiwan LED manufacturer Genesis Photonics and Everlight have both recently announced their entry into the Japanese smartphone supply chain.
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2013-10-04

Genesis Breaks Into Smartphone Flash LED Supply Chain

LED chip manufacturer Genesis Photonics flip chip components have obtained Japanese smartphone manufacturers certification to be used to make smartphone flashes.
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2013-10-01

Genesis Photonics Maintains Superior Operations in September

Taiwanese LED wafer manufacturer Genesis Photonics has benefited from the drive in demands. Performance in the 3Q was outstanding and September revenue is expected to be a driver for lighting product line deliveries and maintain a high level.
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2013-08-01

Another innovation in LED lighting source products: Genesis Photonics launches 3D COB

Increased LED lighting emphasizes lighting quality plus design flexibility . Genesis Photonics (GPI) 3D Chip On Board (COB) successfully integrates blue LED components with a variety of remote phosphors. Compared to the average COB product, 3D COB has better lighting quality and has the advantages of greatly reducing lighting system costs, and expanding the market for new lighting applications. Moreover, using a combination of high powered blue LED components with patented remote phosphor offers lighting fixture manufacturers additional patent protection.
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2012-07-23

Taiwan Genesis Photonics Builds Kunshan LED Plant in Southern China

Taiwan Genesis Photonics has scheduled to pour US$35 million in 2012 in China to build Kunshan plant in southern China. The new plant is a joint venture between Genesis and the Kunshan municipal government. Construction began in September 2010 with a total investment of around US$200 million. Under the construction, the municipal government will provide 51% of the funds and Genesis 49%. And Genesis has invested US$35.88 million for the first phase. The plant is expected to be completed in the Q3. And it will procure 2-inch MOCVD equipment and expects to have...
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2011-12-06

LED Orders From Mainland China Boost Unity Opto, Genesis’s Sales

Recently, Taiwan Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd. and Genesis Photonics Inc. have recevied a big LED lights order from mainland China’s buyers.The orders wil begin delievering this quarter. According to Unity executives , some of the mainland’s top retailers have recently designated it to supply them LED light bulbs on a contract basis. Epi-wafer maker Formosa Epitaxy Inc. is also estimated to benefit from the contracts to Unity since it is a close ally of Unity. For Genesis , it has entered into alliance with IT retailer Potevio Co. to drum u...
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2011-11-29

Genesis Photonics Sets up Its Mind to be “ MediaTek Inc.” of Taiwan’s LED Industry

Recently, Genesis Photonics Chairman K.J. Chong has declared his ambitious goal on creating his company as “ MediaTek Inc.” of Taiwan’s LED industry. The company has fought for its goal of becoming No.1 supplier of innards of LED lamps in a single package as MediaTek being the No.1 supplier of mobile phone chipsets. According to Chong , his company will help Taiwan’s LED-lighting manufacturers introduce high price/performance ratio products with its light engines to compete with global lighting heavyweights such as Philips, Osram an...
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2011-11-24

Taiwan President Ma Attended Genesis Photonics New Plant’s Inaugural Ceremony

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has presented at the inaugural ceremony of Genesis Photonics Inc.'s new plant at the Southern Taiwan Science Park in Tainan City, and stated that Taiwan is LED traffic lights throughout the country and will install LED street lights and indoor lights in public buildings in the near future. According to Ma, green technology is one of the Cabinet's six key development industries. Efforts to develop the industry have turned Taiwan into the world's biggest LED lighting and molding suppliers.   Furthermore ,he pointe...
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2011-06-13

Taiwan`s LED-lamp Makers Benefit from Japan Increasing LED Demands

It’s reported that Taiwan`s LED-lamp makers have benefited from the increasing consumption of LED lamps due to Japan catastrophe on March 11. According to Delta Electronics CEO Yancey Hai, the company`s LED-lamp shipments to Japan has a great increase after the disastrous earthquake. Delta has recently won orders from other Japanese buyers than Hitachi, which has been Delta`s foremost contract buyer in Japan. For Genesis Photonics, the company has landed contracts to supply LED-lighting equipment to a leading steelmaker in Japan, which is equippi...
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2011-06-01

Taiwan Genesis Photonics Odered Veeco’s MaxBright MOCVD Systems

Currently, Taiwan-based Genesis Photonics Inc. (GPI) has ordered TurboDisc® MaxBright™ Multi-reactor MOCVD System from Veeco. The systems will be used to increase GPI’s capacity for the production of HB LEDs being driven by applications such as backlighting, lighting, displays, and automotive. According to David Chung, Chairman and CEO of GPI, "We have been very pleased with the production proven performance of Veeco's K465i MOCVD systems already installed in our manufacturing facility. They helped us to achieve L...
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2011-04-19

Taiwan’s Makers Benefit from 7-Eleven of Japan’s LED Lighting Project

Currently, Taiwan’s LED lamp makers take an active part in contracting with 7-Eleven of Japan’s plan to offer LED lamps instead of traditional lamps at all of its stores in the districts that connect to electrical grids run by the Tokyo Electrical PowerCo. The chain which estimates the LED lighting project to save around a quarter of electricity spending in the quarter from July this year will cost about 10 billion yen to outfit 5,000 of its stores. Taiwan’s LED-lamp makers including Ledtech Electronics Co., Ltd., Genesis Photonics Inc., ...
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2010-10-21

Genesis a third factory at STSP start building

Recently, Genesis Photonics started seting a third LED epitaxial wafer factory in the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP), which could produce 120,000 LED epitaxial wafers every month and will complete the project in 2Q 2011.
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2010-09-25

Genesis new factory in Kunshan began construction

Recently, LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics has began construction for its joint venture with the Kunshan city government in China. The first stage engineering of the joint venture will host 50 sets of MOCVD machines. In the new factory, Genesis has held 51% stake, and Kunshan city government has held the other stake. The new factory will start production in Q3 of 2011 and will be the largest LED chip and lighting manufacturing base in China.
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2010-09-23

Genesis Photonics expands LED epi production line with six AIXTRON New Generation CRIUS II systems

AIXTRON AG announced a new order for six new generation CRIUS II 55x2-inch configuration deposition systems from existing customer Genesis Photonics Inc. The Taiwan based company placed the order during the second quarter of 2010. After delivery of the systems between the fourth quarter 2010 and the second quarter 2011, they will be used for gallium nitride (GaN) green and blue LED production. The local AIXTRON support team will commission the new reactors in Genesis Photonics’ dedicated facility.
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2010-09-15

Genesis expected its revenues will increase above 40% in Q310

Genesis Photonics hoped its Q3 revenues of 2010 increase 40% straightly, and get about NT$1 billion (US$31 million) from LED billboards in China.
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2010-06-04

The investment of Genesis Photonics in Kunshan

Genesis Photonics Inc. has signed a pact to co-open LED-chip manufacturing venture at a total investment of US$200 million in cooperation with the Kunshan city government of mainland China . The joint venture is designed to zero in on the mainland’s lucrative LED-lighting market with its ultra-bright chips and lighting modules,and the city government will hold a 51% stake.
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2010-05-25

LED makers illuminate 2010 Shanghai Expo in China

LED manufacturers are shining at 2010 Shanghai Expo in China, showcasing innovations such as the world’s largest LED screen at the grand opening. At the exhibition, Neo-Neon International Ltd is providing the LED lighting techniques seen in the 2,300-unit system on the Expo Culture Center’s performance stage.
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2010-04-27

Genesis Photonics in Taiwan Orders Multiple Veeco MOCVD Systems

Veeco Instruments Inc., announced today that it has received orders for multiple TurboDisc(R) K465i(TM) gallium nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) Systems from Genesis Photonics Inc. (GPI), headquartered in Taiwan, during the first quarter of 2010. GPI will use the systems to increase capacity for the production of high brightness light emitting diodes (HB LEDs) being driven by applications such as backlighting, lighting, displays, and automotive applications.
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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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2008-12-05

Genesis ventures into new LED applications

Taiwan epitaxial wafer maker Genesis Photonics Inc. has successfully landed orders from a globally leading printer supplier for yellow, green and blue LED light sources used in LED printers.
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2008-11-27

Epistar to be Samsung’s Supply Chain of LED-backlit LCD TVs

It’s reported that Taiwan LED maker Epistar Corp. brings its green-blue LED chips with brightness of 2000mcd to join Korea’s Samsung Electronics’ supply chain of LED-backlit LCD TVs.
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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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