2017-10-05

Veeco Ships Next Generation MOCVD Systems to China for High Volume LED Production

Veeco Instruments announced that it has shipped multiple TurboDisc® EPIK® 868 Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) systems to several leading Chinese LED manufacturers for the production of light emitting diodes (LEDs) for solid statelighting applications.
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2015-10-30

Soraa Sets up New LED Plant in New York

Soraa, the world leader in the development of advanced lighting products and gallium nitride on gallium nitride (GaN on GaN™) LED technology, announced it will open a new semiconductor fabrication plant in Syracuse, New York. In partnership with the State of New York, the company will construct a new state-of-the-art GaN on GaN™ LED fabrication facility that will employ hundreds of workers. Working in coordination with SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUNY Poly CNSE), the new facility is on pace for shell completion by the end of this year with production beginning in the second half of 2016. Soraa currently operates an LED fabrication plant in Fremont, California, one of only a few in the U.S.
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2015-08-28

U.S. Researcher Simplifies LED Manufacturing with One Material Layer Process

A Florida State University engineering professor has developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the technology.
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2015-06-30

Breaking Down Material Costs in Cheap LED Luminaires

The LED industry market competition has intensified leading to price plunges, and even some LED lighting manufacturers releasing low priced products that have been given the “cabbage price” nickname, reported Chinese LED website Grand Lighting (Dazhaoming). Prices of international LED manufacturers mid to high range LED products remain high, creating a huge price difference.
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2014-09-09

Honglitronic Invests in New LED Manufacturing Base

On Sept. 5, 2014, Chinese LED manufacturer Honglitronic announced it signed an “investment partnership agreement” with Nanchang City government in Jiangxi Province, China, and is currently constructing a new LED manufacturing base in the city. The investment was approved by the company’s board of trustees in a recent meeting, according to a Securities Times report.
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2014-09-05

Veeco Launches GaN MOCVD System for LED Manufacturing Applications

Veeco Instruments introduced today the new TurboDisc® EPIK700™ Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) system that combines the industry’s highest productivity and best-in-class yields with low cost of operation, further enabling lower manufacturing costs for light emitting diodes (LEDs) for general lighting applications.
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2014-07-17

Evluma Moves to Larger Factory to Expand Production Capacity

LED Lighting manufacturer Evluma moves into a larger manufacturing facility at the end of July 2014. Located in Renton, Washington, U.S., the new facility embraces Lean Manufacturing philosophies and increases Evluma's manufacturing capacity by up to five times. The new site provides room to expand, allowing Evluma to bring on additional Lean lines in parallel with demand. Evluma makes the move to better serve and support their customer base.
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2014-05-28

Taiwanese LED Backlight Expert UPEC Quits Package Manufacturing

Due to aggressive market competition in the LED backlighting market, Taiwanese LED manufacturer UPEC Electronics announced termination of its LED backlight package manufacturing business recently, according to a UDN Evening News report. 
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2014-05-28

Leading the LED Lighting Fully Automation Road

LED lighting is labor-intensive industries, But in recent years has been plaguedby recruitment difficulties faced by personnel instability and other factors,Therefore, the use of automated production lines to replace the manual, while addressing the current laborshortage, saving labor costs and the growing market demand doubled.
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2014-05-21

University of Waterloo Develops Cost-effective Nanoparticles to Revolutionize LED Manufacturing

Researchers from University of Waterloo’s Chemistry Department announced they have found the “holy grail” for lighting that could revolutionize LED manufacturing, according to a Canadian media CBC report.
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2010-10-15

Hangzhou Silan Azure Selects Veeco's MOCVD Tools to Ramp LED Manufacturing

Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO), announced that Hangzhou Silan Azure Co.
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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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