2017-04-19

Toyoda Gosei to Begin Sales of Glass-Encapsulated Ultraviolet LEDs

Toyoda Gosei announces that it will soon begin sales of the glass-encapsulated ultraviolet LED products developed in March of last year for use as an industrial light source in the curing of resins, ink and adhesives. 
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2016-12-02

Toyoda Gosei purchases AIXTRON Showerhead system for production of Blue and UV LEDs

According to AIXTRON SE's press release, Japanese group Toyoda Gosei has acquired an enhanced 5x4-inch CRIUS Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) system to manufacture Blue and Ultra Violet (UV) LEDs. The tool is scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2017.
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2016-03-08

Toyoda Gosei Reveals New Glass-Encapsulated UV LED

Toyoda Gosei has developed a new glass-encapsulated ultraviolet LED product with a fully sealed structure.
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2016-03-04

Toyoda Gosei Releases High Efficiency LEDs for General Lighting Applications

Toyoda Gosei has developed a new LED package for lighting that produces up to 200 lumens per watt (lm/W), while maintaining color fidelity. The LED package is designed for general lighting applications, such as bulbs, tubes, downlights, and ceiling lights. This new package gives our clients cost-effective alternatives to fluorescent and lower CRI (Color rendering index) LED products and can help reduce overall energy consumption.
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2015-08-24

Toyoda Gosei Researchers Makes Breakthrough in GaN Nanoelectronics-transistor Blocking Voltage

Research reported in Applied Physics Express (APEX) by Tohru Oka and colleagues at the Research and Development Headquarters for TOYODA GOSEI Co., Ltd in Japan describe the development of ‘vertically orientated’ GaN-based transistors with blocking voltages exceeding 1kV. These findings are important for the application of nitride devices in automobiles and related areas. 
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2015-01-19

Jufei Opto Signs White LED Patent License Agreement with Toyoda Gosei

Jufei Opto recently announced it had signed a strategic white LED patent license agreement with Toyoda Gosei’s Shanghai arm.
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2014-10-08

Osram and Toyoda Gosei Extend LED Patent License Agreement

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. and OSRAM GmbH, Germany have extended their agreement which allows the companies to use each other’s patents for specific light emitting diode (LED), including white LED, and laser technologies.
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2014-07-15

Toyoda Gosei and Harvatek Sign Silicate-based LEDs License Agreement

Harvatek Corporation (“Harvatek”) and Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd (“TG”) have voluntarily signed and entered into a License Agreement relating to silicate-based LEDs.
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2014-06-20

Toyoda Gosei: New LED Patent Competitions to Bring New Opportunities and Challenges

The industry’s new round of global LED patent competitions will bring new challenges to the industry, said Ryoichi Tohmon, Director of Intellectual Property Project of Global Marketing and Sales Department at Toyoda Gosei during a talk at LEDforum Guangzhou 2014 in Guangzhou, China on June 11, 2014.
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2012-10-26

SDK to Split off and Transfer GaN LED Business to TS Opto

Tokyo-based chemical manufacturer Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has announced to split off and transfer its GaN LED epitaxial wafer and chip production business to its subsidiary TS Opto Co Ltd (which was founded at the end of September at SDK’s plant in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture),at its latest board meeting. SDK’s GaN LED business had net sales of JPY5322m in 2011. While existing sales activities will not be transferred to TS Opto, SDK itself will stop selling GaN LEDs as of the 1 December date for the business’ transfer ...
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2012-05-02

SDK Cooperates with Toyoda Gosei to Form JV for GaN LED Business

Recently, Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has announced to set up a joint venture with Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (Toyoda Gosei), for GaN LED Business by the end of 2012. SDK is producing and selling a wide variety of LED chips, including aluminum-gallium-indium-phosphide (AlGaInP), gallium-arsenide (GaAs), gallium-phosphide (GaP), and GaN. It will split its business in gallium-nitride (GaN)-based blue LED chips, and transfer 70% of shares in the new company to Toyoda Gosei. The joint venture will be established in the area of GaN LED chips being pr...
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2012-02-27

Toyoda Gosei Filed Lawsuits with Formosa Epitaxy for Patent Infringement

Recently, Japanese LED product supplier Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. has filed a lawsuit with the Taoyuan District Court in northern Taiwan, accusing its Taiwanese counterpart Formosa Epitaxy Inc. of infringing on two patents asserted by the Japanese firm related to GaN-based LED chip production. According to Hsu Hung-sheng, a lawyer for the Japanese firm, said his client has sought damages from Formosa Epitaxy and requested the court issue an injunction to bar the Taiwanese defendant from manufacturing and selling the disputed LED products. Additionally, not...
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2010-12-23

Formosa Epitaxy Predicts Tablet PCs May Lead to High-end LED Chips Shortage

According to a report in Taiwan Economic News, Frank Chien, chairman of Taiwanese LED maker Formosa Epitaxy predicted that the rise of table PCs may drive shortage of high-end LED chips starting February 2011 at the earliest. Chien confirms that Formosa Epitaxy started delivering LEDs for tablet PCs in October.
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2010-12-16

Taiwan and Japanese LED players were accused of patent infringement by Bluestone

It’s reported that Taiwan-based LED chip maker Huga Optotech was accused by patent licensing company Bluestone Innovations, because Bluestone thought Huga had infringed upon its intellectual property in Group III-V nitride production process. Huga was seeking legal council to decrease the impact on its operation.
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2010-11-22

Taiwan Unity Opto Schedules to Boom Its 2011 Revenue Growth

Due to Samsung’s plan to roll out new LED-lit liquid-crystal display TVs in December after nearly half a year of suspension to clear its stock of CCFL TVs, Taiwan Unity Opto Technology, the major TV backlights supplier to Samsung and LG, schedules its revenue with an estimated NT$12 billion (US$400 million), to soar 70% in 2011 over 2010, aiming to control over 10% of the world market for L
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2010-09-24

Toyoda Gosei, Epistar, and Twin Hill Concludes Joint Venture Agreement to Develop, Manufacture, and Market LEDs in Taiwan

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., Epistar Corporation, and Twin Hill Co., Ltd., a sales agent for Toyoda Gosei, have formally agreed to establish a joint venture in Taiwan to develop, manufacture, and market light emitting diodes (LEDs).
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2010-08-30

Taiwan’s LED chipmaker Epistar Expected to Sign Patent Agreement with Japan’s Nichia or Toyoda Gosei

Taiwan’s No.1 LED chipmaker Epistar Inc. is reportedly to will sign a patent cross-licensing agreement with its Japanese counterparts Nichia or Toyoda Gousei in a bid to further boost earnings and revenue. Once the deal is concluded Taiwan’s LED industry would see its price/earnings ratio surge to at least 20 folds as a whole from current 15 folds or so, according to the industry executives estimated.
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2009-12-28

Japan’s Toyoda Gosei and Sharp enters into a LED cross-licensing agreement

Toyoda Gosei Co Ltd. and Sharp Corp have entered into a cross-licensing agreement, which granted each other the right to use inventions related to nitride-based LEDs and laser diodes covered by patents owned by the respective companies in Japan and in other countries.
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2008-12-15

Lumidas Japan Exhibits LED Lamps Directly Powered by AC 100V

Lumidas Japan Co Ltd exhibited a number of "LumiDas" series LED lighting products developed and manufactured by Fawoo Technology Co Ltd of Korea at Eco-Products 2008 (from Dec 11 to 13, 2008, at Tokyo Big Sight in Chiba Prefecture, Japan).
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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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