2017-10-28

AMEC Marks A 100-Chamber Shipment Milestone for Prismo A7 MOCVD System Used To Manufacture LEDs

Marking a milestone for its Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) business, Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. (AMEC) announced it has shipped 100 Prismo A7 MOCVD tool chambers since the product's introduction last year.
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2017-06-13

GILE 2017: Chinese Upstream LED Component Industry Could End the Myth That ‘Made in China’ Is Synonymous with Low Quality- I

It is inevitable to find some exhibitors keep harping on the same old products at a tremendous lighting exposition as GILE 2017 (of course it is for they were there to trade), but it is also fairly reasonable to spot something new, let alone when walking around in the hall of LED chips and packages (of which the market is now a deep red ocean in China).
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2015-02-11

HC SemiTek 96 MOCVDs Acquired in 2014 to Enter Production in 2015

It will take some time before the effects from MOCVDs and other LED chip equipment acquired in 2014 will become evident, but it is expected the new equipment will make significant contributions to this year’s revenue growth, announced Chinese LED manufacturer HC SemiTek recently in an investor relations statement.
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2014-07-10

Rising LED Penetration Rates Benefit Upstream and Downstream Manufacturers

The LED industry has entered into a period where penetration rate is rapidly increasing each quarter. Consumers continue to purchase traditional lighting products in large volumes, but distributors have begun reducing the proportion of products for sale. Manufacturers are facing saturated orders and rising lighting order visibility.
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2014-07-02

HC SemiTek Granted RMB 27.6M Industry Development Subsidy

HC SemiTek Corporation announced on July 1, 2014, that its wholly-owned subsidy HC SemiTek (Suzhou) has been granted an industry development subsidy of RMB 27.50 (US $4.4 million) by the Administrative Commission of Zhangjiagang Economic Technology Development Zone.  
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2014-04-25

HC SemiTek Investment in PSS Blossoms

HC SemiTek’s production capacity for patterned sapphire substrate (PSS) has reached 10,000 pieces per month with a self-supply rate of more than 50 percent, said Secretary of the Board Yeh Aimin on April 24 2014. 
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2014-04-21

HC SemiTek Begins Phase Three of LED Epitaxial Wafer Expansion Plan

Last Friday, HC SemiTek announced plans of investing a total of RMB 1.18 billion (US $189.4 million) in the third phase of their LED epitaxial wafer project. The company’s stocks will resume trading today. 
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2014-01-15

Manufacturers Move Towards 4 inch LED Wafer Production in 2014

Leading chip manufacturers including San’an Optoelectronics (San’an Opto) and HC SemiTek Corp. (HC SemiTek) have been turning from 2 inch to 4 inch epitaxial wafers, which industry insiders anticipated to be the upcoming trend in 2014.
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2013-08-20

China-based LED Chip Supplier HC SemiTek Suffers Decrease of 61.47% in Net Profit in the First Half of 2013 Y-o-Y

In line with the Financial Results for the first half of 2013 HC SemiTek recently released, its total revenue is 112 million Yuan, decrease of 40.42 percent compared to the same period of last year. The net profit attributable to shareholders of listed companies is 14.29 million Yuan, down 61.47 percent over the same period of last year. Basic EPS (earnings per share) is about 0.05 Yuan, down 68.75 percent Y-o-Y. HC SemiTek said that operating income in the first half of 2013 dropped 40.42% Y-o-Y, after the last year's irrational price competition in LED chip...
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2011-01-13

China´s HC SemiTek receives six more AIXTRON CRIUS MOCVD tools

AIXTRON SE today announced an order from mainland China. HC SemiTek placed an order for six additional CRIUS® Gallium Nitride epitaxial growth reactors. The six machines in the 31x2-inch wafer configuration have been delivered to the company’s modern facility in Wuhan.
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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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