2017-05-23

Sharp, Hon Hai Affiliates to Acquire US Micro LED Display Maker

Following in the footsteps of Apple and Samsung, Taiwan’s contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, announced that Sharp and other Foxconn group companies will acquire an U.S. startup to develop Micro LED display technology.
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2014-05-05

Terry Gou: Taiwan’s Low Electricity Costs Overshadow Importance of Saving Energy

Taiwan citizens could soon see a jump in electricity costs as the country faces energy shortages. Anti-nuclear sentiment is gaining momentum in the country as construction for Taiwan’s controversial fourth nuclear power plants nears completion. 
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2013-12-16

Hon Hai to Mass Produce OLED panels in 2015

Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (also known as Foxconn Technology Group) will begin developing a kind of high-precision OLED panels designed for current smartphones and tablets with narrow frames and mass produce the new panels in 2015, a OFWeek report quoted sources saying. The report noted Innolux Display Group, the world’s third biggest panel plant is a subsidiary of Hon Hai. Hon Hai’s entry into the OLED panel market is expected to intensify competition.
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2013-08-08

Hon Hai to Set up OLED Panel Core Technology R & D Base in Japan

According to the news reported by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun on the 8th, Taiwan-based Hon Hai plans to establish OLED panel's core technology research and development (R & D) base in Japan in 2013, in anticipation of confirming the volume-production techniques of OLED panel in 2015 through the alliance of R & D bases in both Taiwan and Japan. Reported that Hon Hai plans to set up this OLED panel OLED panels R & D base  in the large-size LCD panel production base ("Sakai Display Product; SDP") jointly operated by Hon Ha...
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2012-11-02

Nichia to Cooperate with Taiwan LED Maker

Despite Nichia planned to enter into LED markets in China and enlarge its market share there, it has been foiled by simmering anti-Japan sentiment in China due mainly to the Diaoyutai island issue, so is considering to cooperate with Taiwanese enterprises for further development. And two Taiwanese companies, including Hon Hai Group and Epistar, will be part of the joint venture. According to senior Nichia executives and based on positive outlook towards widespread use of LED lighting, the firm focused on the ample business potential in China, having invested at le...
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2012-09-24

Hon Hai to Set up New Manufacturing Base in Brazil

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. , from Taiwan, has finalized its grand investment project in Brazil, under a memorandum of understanding with the state government of Sao Paulo. The investment project is designed to pour a total of 1 billion Brazilian real dollars into setting up a manufacturing base covering an area of one million square meters to turn out electronic parts, broadband equipment, digital cameras, touch panels, LEDs and printed circuited boards in the Itu, a city on the outskirts of Sao Paulo. The manufacturing base is scheduled to roll in 2014 and...
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2012-08-24

AUO Instead of Hon Hai to be Sony’s Contract Supplier for LCD TVs

Sony has decided to shift more contract orders to AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) and its production arms from Hon Hai, likely due to Hon Hai build ties-up with its major competitor Sharp in the market for LCD TVs. According to industry insiders, as soon as building partnership with Sony, AUO has seen orders for LCD TVs significantly increase since the beginning of Q3 in 2012, with lots of which allegedly coming from the Japanese customer. Meanwhile, BriView Electronics Corp., a production arm of AUO, Lextar Electronics Corp., an LED maker, and I-C...
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2009-11-16

After acquiring CMO, Hon Hai makes LED business next consolidation target

After acquiring LCD maker Chi Mei Opto electronics (CMO), the Hon Hai Group is said to make LED business its next consolidation target in light of rising substitution of LEDs for cold cathode fluorescent lamps as backlights in many LCD applications including laptops.
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2009-08-14

Foxconn Reported to Plan to Build a LED Factory in Jinan, China

Foxconn International Holdings Ltd., a company in which Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. holds a controlling stake, will invest US$500 million to build a LED factory in Jinan, Shandong, according to Jinan government and a local newspaper.
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2009-06-19

Hon Hai of Taiwan Invests in LED Wafer Ingot Segment

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, currently Taiwan’s biggest manufacturing conglomerate in terms of revenue, will enter into LED (lighting emitting diode) lighting segment by investing in Alpha Xtal Technology Corp. of Taiwan, which manufacturs sapphire-based wafer ingots, the material for making LED epitaxy wafers. After acquiring Alpha, Hon Hai can equip itself with integrated capability for LED lighting manufacturing. The company now has LED packaging and lighting module affiliates.
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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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