2017-10-20

Osram Inaugurates New Kulim 6-inch LED Chip Fab

Osram Licht AG announced to start the operation of its new LED chip factory in the Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Malaysia on October 23. The company claimed the new plant will be the world’s largest and most advanced 6-inch LED chip plant after the final stage of the construction scheduled to be finished in 2020.
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2017-03-29

Philips Lighting Names Alok Ghose Managing Director and Cluster Leader for Singapore, Malaysia and Exports

Philips Lighting announced the appointment of Alok Ghose as the Managing Director and Cluster Leader for Singapore, Malaysia and Export markets. In addition to overseeing the Malaysian operations for Philips Lighting, his new remit now includes leading the Singapore and Export operations for Myanmar, Brunei, Laos, and Cambodia.
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2016-12-20

Veeco Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Osram Opto to Supply MOCVDs to New Malaysia Facility

Veeco Instruments announced  that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH has completed an agreement naming Veeco as the supplier for Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) and Precision Surface Processing (PSP) systems needed for high-volume LED production in Kulim. As part of the agreement, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has ordered multiple TurboDisc® EPIK®700 Gallium Nitride (GaN) MOCVD, and WaferStorm® 3306 PSP Wet Process systems.
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2016-09-13

[Breaking News] Rubicon Shuts Down Malaysia Facility

Rubicon Technology announced plans to cease all production activities and shut down its Penang, Malaysia facility. Production activities at the Penang facility are expected to cease by Nov. 30, 2016, with the shutdown of the facility to be completed by the end of the year. The Company’s Malaysia facility has been primarily engaged in producing polished and patterned substrates for the LED market and the decision was made in order for the Company to focus on the optical and industrial sapphire market for the foreseeable future.
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2016-07-14

ADB Financially Backs Malaysia Large Scale Smart LED Streetlight Project

Ryuchi Kaga, Head of the Office of Public-Private Partnerships of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Datuk HJ. Kamarudin Bin MD Shah, CEO of Melaka Green Technology Corporation, signed a transaction advisory services agreement today that will pave the way for a public-private partnership (PPP) project to install energy efficient road lights in the Malaysian state of Melaka. 
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2016-01-29

Osram's Malaysia Unit Launches R&D Center in Penang

Osram Licht AG's Malaysian unit, Osram Opto Semiconductors (M) Sdn Bhd, is setting up a research and development (R&D) center here to serve the general lighting and illumination sector in Asia.
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2016-01-04

Malaysian Researchers Develop Hybrid Powered LED Mosquito Lights that Mimic Human Scent

A research team headed by Chong Wen Tong from University of Malaysia has developed a hybrid energy LED outdoor light, capable of imitating human scent to trap mosquitos.
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2015-11-18

How Many MOCVDs will Osram fit in Its New Malaysian Plant?

Oversupply situations in the LED chip sector, and fierce competition in the general lighting sector over the past few years has aggravated the pricing situation in 2015. White LED chip prices for the large part have reflected a consistent downtrend over the past few years. Despite the ominous cloud hanging over the LED chip and general lighting sector, German LED chip manufacturer Osram announced last week it would be injecting in total EUR 2 billion (EUR 2.14 billion) in R&D and EUR 1 billion in LED manufacturing in the next five years.
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2015-11-13

Malaysia’s Growing Importance as a Global LED Production Power House Highlighted by Osram’s Investment

Osram, a global leader of lighting manufacturer based in Germany recently announced an additional investment of EUR 3 billion (US $3.24 billion) by the year 2020, in line of becoming a semiconductor company following the planned disposal of its traditional lamps and light bulbs business.. The additional investments comprised of EUR 1 billion for the construction of a new light emitting diode (LED) chip plant in Kulim, Malaysia. The new plant will be the largest and latest 6-inch LED chip production site worldwide. The balance EUR 2 billion will be invested in research and development (R&D) for the Osram Group globally.
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2015-10-20

Which Country Has the Best LED Policy Among Japan, India, and Malaysia?

In recent years, countries around the world are becoming increasingly concerned with energy and environmental issues, which is closely tied with human survival. Low carbon economy has become a very popular global issue. LED lighting’s high reliability, low energy consumption, long lifetime, low pollution, and high quake resilience has made it a globally recognized energy efficient and environmental product. Driven by large market potentials and a positive industry outlook, many countries have launched industry development policies to spur rapid growth in the LED industry. After all these years, which country incentives spurred the proliferation of LEDs? LEDinside will be focusing on LED policies in Japan, India and Malaysia’s.
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2015-10-01

Epistar Invests US$14.95M in Malaysian LED Package Company

Leading Taiwanese LED manufacturer Epistar has acquired nearly 10% stake in Malaysian LED manufacturer Dominant OptoTechnologies, according to a latest report from Chinese-language media UDN.
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2015-06-08

Malaysian LED Vendors Generate US $9.86M at LED Expo Thailand 2015

Malaysian LED manufacturers reportedly have raked in RM 37.1 million (US $9.86 M) at LED Expo Thailand 2015, reported MalayMail Online recently.
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2015-02-09

7-Eleven Malaysia and GE Lighting Initiate Sustainable LED Retail Illumination Upgrade

Malaysia’s 7-Eleven Holdings Berhad is joining with GE Malaysia’s Lighting Division in a US$ 2 million (or RM 6.6 million) project to retrofit its 7-Eleven® stores with the latest sustainable retail lighting solutions. Leveraging GE’s global strategic relationship with 7-Eleven and as a trusted advisor for lighting solutions, GE Lighting secured the opportunity to work with 7-Eleven Malaysia to install energy-efficient LED lamps and fixtures in more than 1,700 stores across the country.
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2014-04-08

LED Industry to Boost Malaysia’s Electronic Sector

The recently concluded Light+Building trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany has shown the LED sector will become an important momentum to bolster the Malaysian electronics sector, according to an article by Malaysian national news agency Bernama.
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2014-02-25

Malaysian City to Make LED Lighting Mandatory for New Buildings

A Malaysian city, Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ), new building standards will make LED lighting mandatory in new commercial buildings or mixed developments to meet the city’s goal of becoming a green sustainable city by 2030, according to a report by The Star.
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2013-12-02

Rishang Malaysia to Launch LED Commercial Lightings in Malaysian Market

Rishang LED, the leading manufacturer of LED lighting modules and components in the world and renowned lighting brand, will be launching its wide range of products for the Malaysian market. LED or Light-Emitting Diode lights have been one of the fastest growing technologies in the world especially through its known benefits which offer better cost savings in utility bills like electricity.
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2013-02-28

GE Lighting Illuminates Malaysia’s MASkargo Advance Cargo Centrewith its Energy-Efficient Solution

New GE Lights Result in Yearly Savings of US$300,000 GE Lightinghas replaced1,470 sets of halide lamps at Malaysia’sMASkargo Advance Cargo Centre with its Hi-Beam T5 High Bay system using GE’s technologically advanced system, a solution tailored for industrial vertical. The new lights significantly raised the level of illumination while generating a 50% reduction in energy usage. GE’s more energy-efficient solution, coupled with reduced maintenance, will result in savings totaling an estimated US$300,000 per year. GE Lighting has impl...
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2013-01-04

GE Lighting Lights up Malaysia’s Premier Residential Development D’Island Residence

GE’s LED solution is the choice illumination for external environment and signage for Malaysia’s premier residential development D’Island Residence. Thespecified products are GE’s Roadway lighting systemR150 and Module Roadway R250 for compound lighting within the development and the LED Tetra miniMAXSystem for the entrance signage. The GE lighting solution brings quality lighting to the development while offering its client reduced costs and a loweredenvironmental impact. GE Lighting has succeeded to provide its leading LED solutio...
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2012-11-08

Philips Builds Second High Power LED Production Facility at Malaysia

Philips chief executive officer, Frans van Houten, said the company was keen to expand its lighting and healthcare businesses in Malaysia and provide the best of its knowledge and capability to collaborate with the government and private institutions. Van Houten said this to reporters after the opening of Philips Lumileds' second high power LED production facility at Bayan Lepas, by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop. He said Malaysia offered vast opportunities for expansion and the company would like to tap its intell...
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2012-10-29

Ledzworld launches ultra-dimmable GU10 Perfect Fit –delivering 520 Lumen!

Ledzworld Technology, an innovative technology company that supplies customized LED solutions for professional users, launches its new LED retrofit perfect fit GU10 , a low power-consumption 7W LED lamp  that deliversan industry- leading  high output of >500 Lumen. The lamp has an efficacy of >72 Lumen/W at a colour temperature of 3000K. The lamp features the latest Cree COB technology, a new lighting class LED designed for high-output small form factor directional lighting Ledzworld’s superior RGRT™ (Reduced Glare Reflecto...
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2012-10-15

Malaysia Becomes Dialight’s First Asian LED Facility

Dialight Europe Ltd has announced to expand the operational activities of LED assembly plant in Penang soon to include moulding and surface mounting technology (SMT) operations. Moulding operations would start before the end of 2012 for Dialight Penang Sdn Bhd, while SMT activities would begin next year, according to the company’s chief executive Roy Burton . “Production activities of the plant will also be expanded to include Dialight’s industry-leading LED fixtures for industrial hazardous applications,” he said after the launch of Di...
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2012-09-26

MyLED Opto Technology makes inroads into Japan LED market

MyLED Opto Technology Sdn Bhd (MyLED Opto), a subsidiary of Ho Wah Genting Bhd, sealed contracts with two Japanese-owned companies, Kirutorisu Tech Sdn Bhd and ATOTIS Co., Ltd. to supply light emitting diode (LED) lighting to vending machines in Japan.   These contracts will enable MyLED Opto, Malaysia’s LED and solid state lighting (SSL) manufacturer, to penetrate into the Japanese vending machine market.   According to the Japan Vending Machine Manufacturers Association (JVMA, May 2012), Japan has over five mil...
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2012-06-04

Malaysia's LED Companies Prepare to Tap into Global Market

Malaysia's LED companies including Osram Opto Semiconductors (M) Sdn Bhd, Globetronics Technology Bhd, Elsoft Research Bhd, and MMS Ventures Bhd have paved the way for expanding LED production to meet global demand. Osram Opto Semiconductors (M) Sdn Bhd Osram Opto Semiconductors (M) Sdn Bhd would be expanding its LED chip production plant in Bayan Lepas, Penang. Its managing director Dr Roland Mueller told StarBiz that the LED chip production plant in Bayan Lepas was being expanded to support the demand for LED lighting in China...
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2012-04-27

Ledzworld launches ultra-compatible MR16 range powered by proprietary Chameleon driver technology

Ledzworld Technology, an innovative R&D and manufacturing company of high-end LED retro-fit lamps for professional users, Demonstrates its latest Chameleon Driver Technology during the Light Fair International in Las Vegas (May 09-11, 2012) These intelligent drivers create the world’s first MR16 range that is truly compatible. The biggest challenge for manufacturers of retrofit LED lamps is the compatibility with thousands of existing combinations of dimmers and transformers. The Chameleon driver of Ledzworld is a technological break-through. It...
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2012-04-13

Ledzworld launches MR16 – 7W Cree MT-G2with 550 Lumen

Ledzworld Technology, an innovative R&D and manufacturing company of high-end LED retro-fit lamps for professional users, launches its new LED retrofit MR16 , a low power-consumption 7W LED lamp  that produces an industry- leading  high output of 550 Lumen. The lamp has an efficacy of >78 Lumen/W at a colour temperature of 3000K. Just 2 days after Cree made its first official media announcement of a new lighting class LED designed for high-output small form factor directional lighting, Ledzworld launches the first lamp that integrates the latest...
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2012-01-17

Greentech LED Lighting Introduces LEDs to Malaysia

Newly, Greentech LED Lighting has collaborated with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) to produce new LED products using solar power in Malaysia According to Greentech LED Lighting Sdn Bhd executive chairman Datuk Syed Elias Syed Ahmad , the company would be the first to introduce the German-based technology to the country. “The lights, also known as Green Lighting, are widely used in the United States, Europe and China, and we are excited about introducing it to Malaysians,” he said. Furthermore, he added that “Our lights are ...
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2011-12-05

Rejection of OSRAM’s infringement case vs. DOMINANT issued by OLG Karlsruhe

The OLG Karlsruhe and the Landgericht Mannheim has confirmed that 10 of the claims against DOMINANT are not valid. As a result of the proceedings, the Federal Patent Court of Germany have also nullified 4 OSRAM intellectual property rights and the European Patent Office has revoked one. Osram has been ordered to pay court fees. Following the ruling, Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe only considered two OSRAM patents have been infringed. Dominant has filed oppositions against the validity of these patents and is pending. We remain confident in nullify...
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2011-11-29

Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe Confirms OSRAM Patents

Malaysian LED manufacturer Dominant violates OSRAM intellectual property rights The higher regional court Karlsruhe confirmed that Malaysian LED manufacturer Dominant is illegally using or has used OSRAM AG technology with seven patents. As the court of first instance, the regional court Mannheim already reached the same verdict regarding three of these patents on July 25, 2007. OSRAM had sued the manu-facturer on several patents and industrial properties. “The ruling of the court of appeal in Karlsruhe is an important confirmation of our intellectu...
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2011-11-23

MyLED Group Seals 15 Partnerships Worth more than RM2 billion in Sales

MyLED Group, Malaysia’s solid state lighting (SSL) and LED manufacturer, will achieve more than RM2 billion in sales for its lighting components over the next five years with sealing sales Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with 15 international and local companies. MyLED signed sales MoUs with six Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) from Germany, Japan, Taiwan and Malaysia. Three of the OEMs, Amprex International Sdn Bhd (Japan), Light-Trend Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd (Taiwan) and Osram Opto Semiconductors (Germany...
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2011-06-23

Phoseon Technology and Hapond Digital to Present The 22nd Malaysia International Sign, LED, NEON Technology & Equipment Exhibition

The provider of UV LED solutions Phoseon Technology and Hapond Digital is about to display their products at the 22nd Malaysia International Sign, LED, NEON Technology & Equipment Exhibition, which is considered as one of the largest and well-known exhibition in Malaysia.. The Phoseon will show a wide variety of leading edge UV LED curing products used for curing inks, coatings, adhesives and other applications. It will also be presenting a paper on UV LED Technology at the show. Hapond's exhibit will display Phoseon's StarFire MA...
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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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