2017-06-21

Samsung LED Repudiates Rumor About Its Step Out of China and Sales of Tianjin Unit

Yesterday (20 June), Jacob Tam, Executive Vice President/ Deputy BU Head at Samsung LED, vehemently refuted the Korea Herald’s and The Bell’s reporting of Samsung LED selling off its business unit in Tianjin to a Hong Kongese private equity firm.
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2017-05-13

Samsung at LFI 2017: Complete End-to-End LED Solutions Unveiled

At this year’s LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), the world's largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, Samsung Electronics has underlined its dedication to bringing innovative LED lighting solutions to the market. In particular, Jacob Tarn’s (Executive Vice President, LED Lighting Business, Samsung Electronics) presentation in front of 15 media people showed how Samsung's LED business has evolved from mere LED component business to full-blown end-to-end solutions ranging from LED packages to LED engine & Smart Lighting platform.  
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2011-09-21

Samsung LED Completes 6,000 Hours of LM80 Testing on Its 2323 LED Package

Samsung LED (CEO, Jaekwon Kim) announced on September 20th that its mid-power 2323 LED package has now exceeded 6,000 hours of independent, EPA recognized 3rd party IES LM80 testing and the company is now able to provide LM80 test data upon request. IES LM-80-2008 is the industry standard that defines the method for testing LED lamps, arrays and modules to determine their lumen depreciation characteristics. The goal of LM-80 is to allow a reliable comparison of test results among laboratories by establishing uniform test methods. This test data now enabl...
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2011-07-29

Samsung Launches New 10W Light Bulb with 3000K and 550lm

In regard to the replacement for 40W incandescent light bulbs, consumers can choose from not only 4.4W LED light bulbs but also 10W LED light bulb manufactured by Samsung. Samsung’s 10W LED light bulb with E27 socket can adequately replace 40W incandescent light bulbs, but falls short compared to the luminosity of 60W incandescent light bulbs. This new product, named Samsung LED A19, can achieve a 75% energy conversion rate with a lifespan of 30 thousand hours, a beam angle of 180 degree, a 550lm luminous flux and a 3000K color temperature (warm white light...
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2011-07-18

Samsung LED Files Infringement Lawsuits against OSRAM in the United States International Trade Commission and Federal Court in Delaware

On July 15, Samsung LED Co., Ltd. filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (“ITC”) in which it has requested the ITC to issue an exclusion order barring importation of products of OSRAM, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, and OSRAM Sylvania Inc. into the United States. Samsung LED also filed suit for patent infringement in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware to seek damages and a permanent injunction barring OSRAM’s infringement. Samsung LED alleges infringement of...
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2011-06-27

Samsung LED Received Energy Star Certification

Samsung LED is reported to obtain the Energy Star certification which is an international yardstick of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the United States as to the purchase of lighting equipment. According to the company, it is the first of its kind in Korea, acquired ISO 17025 for LM79 (illumination) and LM80 (LED) from the Korea Laboratory Accreditation Scheme. ISO 17025 is a qualification with which the tests required for Energy Star can be carried out independently. With the certification, it can significantly avoid complicated proc...
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2011-04-11

The Ventures of Samsung LED and Sumitomo Chemical to Break Ground

It’s said that Samsung LED has decided to team up with Japan’s Sumitomo Chemical to build a sapphire ingot plant in Daegu. They plan to break the ground in the 11,000 square meter site on April 20, with the target date for completion in coming October. According to their plan, the plant is going to begin production next year. The joint venture’s capacity is expected to reach 100,000 sheets of four inch ingot a month, which translates into five million sheets of two inch ingot a year.   If additional investments are made as planned, the capacity i...
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2011-03-28

Samsung LED Cooperates with Sumitomo Chemical to Build a LED Parts Venture

Samsung LED Co. has announced that it will cooperate with Sumitomo Chemical Co. to invest a combined 80 billion won ($72 million) and have an equal stake in a new venture. The new venture will start mass production of sapphire ingots and wafers used in LEDs in early 2012.
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2010-01-29

Acuity Brands Announces Collaboration with Samsung LED

Acuity Brands, Inc. and Samsung LED Co. Ltd today announced they have agreed to collaborate in the development of leading products utilizing light-emitting diode (LED) technology that will establish a new standard for performance in solid-state lighting systems.
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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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