2017-06-03

Western Digital Responds to Toshiba Statement Related to NAND Flash-Memory JVs

Western Digital Corp. today issued the following in response to Toshiba Corporation’s (“Toshiba”) statement that it will transfer back the three NAND flash-memory joint ventures (“the JVs”) operated with Western Digital from Toshiba Memory Corporation (“TMC”):
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2017-06-03

TOSHIBA Updates on Status of Third-party Investment in the Memory Business

Toshiba Corporation has resolved to revert to itself from Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC), the stake of a joint venture (JV) between Toshiba and SanDisk LLC (SanDisk) at Yokkaichi Operations, which manufactures flash memories. TMC was split from Toshiba Corporation on April 1 2017, as a wholly owned subsidiary responsible for the memory business.
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2017-05-18

Fortius & Power Flips The Switch On New Contract For The Public Lighting System Of Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico

Power Iluminare has recently joined efforts with Fortius Electromecanica to create a joint venture to supply public lighting for the next 18 years to Zapopan, a city with a population of 1.2 million. The contract for the project has a net worth of more than USD $238,751,010 and will include the installation, maintenance and operation of over 70,000 streetlights.
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2017-04-27

LEDinside: Cree, San'an JV Will Impact Asian LED Supply Chain

U.S. LED maker Cree Inc. on Tuesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss that missed expectations. Shares of Cree further plunged 11% on Wednesday. Cree also announced that it is forming a joint venture with San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd., China’s largest maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, to produce and deliver to market high-performing, mid-power lighting class LED packaged products. The news caused quite a stir in the LED industry.
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2017-04-26

Cree Announces Mid-Power LED Joint Venture with San’an Optoelectronics

Apart from reporting its third-quarter financial results, Cree, Inc. on Tuesday also announced that it is forming a joint venture with San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. to produce and deliver to market high-performing, mid-power lighting class LED packaged products in an exclusive arrangement to serve the expanding markets of North and South America, Europe and Japan, and serve China and the rest of the world on a non-exclusive basis.
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2017-03-27

ChipMOS Shanghai Equity Interest Transfer Completed to Tsinghua Unigroup LED Strategic Investors

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and NASDAQ: IMOS) announced the completion of its previously disclosed equity interest transfer to a group of investors led by Tsinghua Unigroup ("Strategic Investors").
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2017-03-22

Apple Touch Panel Supplier TPK Announces Joint Venture with Rival O-film

Taiwanese touch panel maker TPK Holding Co, a key supplier for Apple’s iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, announced Tuesday its decision to form a strategic alliance with longtime Chinese rival Shenzhen O-film Tech. The two companies will own shares of each other and provide integrated services as competitions in this sector intensify.
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2017-03-21

Lighting Science Announces Transformative Joint Venture with MLS

Lighting Science®, a specialist in next-generation LED lighting solutions and a pioneer in providing retail private label LED solutions, has announced a joint venture with Chinese LED manufacturer and lighting company MLS Co., Ltd.
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2017-01-26

Nikkiso and FPCC's UVC LED Joint Venture in Taiwan to Scale up Production in 2018

Formosa Petrochemical Corporation (FPCC) announced Thursday about a new investment partnership with Japanese UV LED manufacturer Nikkiso to expand applications in medical devices, reported Taiwanese media UDN.
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2016-09-21

Refond Optoelectronics Forms Joint Venture, Terminates Subsidiary

Refond Optoelectronics recently announced its board members approved two proposals including the termination of its subsidiary in Dongyuan city in Guangdong Province, China, and forming a joint venture with foreign investors.
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2016-02-23

Quantum Material Partners with GTG in US$20 M Quantum Dot Production Joint Venture in China

North American quantum dot manufacturer Quantum Materials announced that the company has entered into a joint venture with Guanghui Technology Group (“GTG”) whereas GTG will invest US $20 Million for building out Quantum Materials QDX™ quantum dot production facilities and quantum dots application development in China. Embedding quantum dot production regionally allows Quantum Materials to work closely with clients to customize quantum dot characteristics to optimize manufacturing efficiencies as well as supply chain logistics.
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2015-10-14

Mason LED Subsidiary Invests RMB 72M in LED Joint Venture

Mason LED subsidiary announced Wednesday its subsidiary Rishang has formed a new LED joint venture with Changchun Railway Vehicles Facilities.
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2015-07-13

BOE Proposes OLED Joint Venture with Samsung and LG

China’s biggest display manufacturer, BOE, has proposed establishing an OLED joint venture business with LG Display and Samsung Display, reported The Korea Times.
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2014-06-20

Taisei Corporation, Okamura Corporation and MHI to Jointly Develop OLED Desk Lamps for Offices

Taisei Corporation, Okamura Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) have jointly developed OLED desk lamps for office use. The newly developed OLED desk lamps will be installed in a Net-Zero Energy Building (ZEB)* verification facility that Taisei Corporation is constructing in the city of Yokohama. The OLED lamps, which emit soft light over a wide area, will be tested on an office-wide basis and are expected to reduce energy consumption while creating a more comfortable work environment.
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2014-06-18

Agreement Reached on OLED Lighting Joint Venture with Saint-Gobain Group

Nippon Electric Glass Co. (NEG), reached an agreement with the Saint-Gobain Group on launching a joint venture to develop, manufacture and sell glass substrate to IEL (Internal Extraction Layer) for organic light emitting diode (OLED) lighting. 
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2014-04-24

Jingsheng Accelerates Sapphire Project at Inner Mongolia Factory

Zhejiang Jingsheng Mechanical & Electrical Co. (Jingsheng) has put its sapphire project into high gear as sapphire ingot prices rise. Its subsidiary factory in Inner Mongolia has already begun installing sapphire growth furnaces. 
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2014-04-15

Financial Analysts Weigh in on San’an Opto and Seoul Semiconductor Joint Venture

San’an Optoelectronics (San’an Opto) announced the joint venture with Seoul Semiconductor and Seoul Viosys (Viosys) on April 10th 2014. San’an Opto holds the largest share in the venture with 49 percent, investing around US $980,000. Seoul Semiconductor has a 25 percent share with US$ 500,000 investment, while Viosys holds 26 percent with a US$ 520,000 investment. The joint venture will cover areas including design, R&D, production, LED product sales, and provide related services. 
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2014-04-15

Electro-Matic and Kingsun Form Joint Venture to Grow US LED Lighting Business

Detroit area electronics technology firm Electro-Matic Products, Inc. recently completed a joint venture partnership agreement with Kingsun Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., a global leader in commercial and industrial LED lighting solutions. The agreement will primarily benefit the Electro-Matic Visual Products Group, which builds and markets finished LED lighting fixtures for a variety of outdoor and indoor commercial lighting and display applications.
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2014-01-15

Elec-Tech Invests RMB 1 Billion to Establish LED Joint Venture

Elec-Tech revealed on January 14th plans to establish a joint venture focused on LED production in Bengbu city, Anhui Providence. The joint venture will have a registered capital of RMB 1.4 billion (US $231.4 million), of which RMB 1 million is provided by Elec-Tech through funds, materials, and intangible assets. The company will own 71.43 percent in shares. The other 28.57 percent is owned by Bengbu City Holding Corporation who invested RMB 400 million.
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2013-12-12

Refond to Strengthen Competitiveness in LED Industry through Joint Venture

Refond announced the establishment of a new holding subsidiary in Changzhou on December 10th, 2013 through joint investments with Li Yanpeng and Pan Hongme to strengthen the company’s competitiveness in the LED industry.
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2013-11-15

Refond Enters Joint Venture with TCL and Yu Star Enterprise

Shenzhen Refond Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. announced on November 13th that the Refond joint venture proposal with TCL and Yu Star Enterprise was passed during the second annual board of directors 5th deliberation meeting held on July 16th, 2013.
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2013-07-22

FOREPI and San’an Optoelectronics Joint Venture Halted, no Approval from Taiwan’s Investment Commission yet

Without Taiwan’s Investment Commission approval, Taiwanese LED manufacturer FOREPI’s and Chinese manufacturer San’an Optoelectronics’ (San’an) ownership stake acquisition deal was thwarted. FOREPI’s board of directors approved San’an as a shareholder in private investment in late June, and recently planned to start a new LED company through a joint venture with TCL and Refond. The two approaches show FOREPI’s ambition and strategy in the Chinese LED market.
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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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