2017-11-15

Leyard Fine-pitch Displays Selected to Feature 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

NBC Olympics has selected Leyard to provide fine pitch LED video walls for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 - 25, 2018. 
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2016-09-07

Leyard, Kingsun Opto and Cnlight Latest Developments

Chinese companies Leyard, Kingsun Opto and Cnlight announce their latest developments.
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2016-08-10

Leyard Halts Trade on China Bourse, MLS Delays Trade Resumption

Chinese LED manufacturers Leyard and MLS are both suspending trade on the Chinese bourse as the two companies undergo major investment and asset restructures.
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2016-06-22

Leyard and Planar Awarded Seven Prestigious Industry Honors at InfoComm 2016

Leyard and Planar, a Leyard company, are the recipients of seven prestigious industry technology honors at InfoComm 2016, the largest event in North America focused on the professional AV industry.
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2016-06-03

Leyard Invests in Magic Leap as Strategic Deployment for Emerging AR Technology

Leyard announced on June 2 that the company’s whole subsidy has participated in the investment of PV ML LLC, the investment entity that signed the stake transfer agreement with Legend Pictures for the acquisition of Magic Leap’s stake.
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2016-06-03

Leyard Adds New Flexible LED Display Solutions to its Product Family

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today unveiled the Leyard® CarbonLight™ LED display solutions, a family of flexible, lightweight displays uniquely constructed to meet a broad range of creative indoor and outdoor applications.
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2016-02-16

LANG AG Selects Leyard as LED Solution Provider at ISE 2016

Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that it was selected by LANG AG as the preferred LED solution for the stunning 8K video wall in their stand at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016.
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2015-12-25

Planar Delists From NASDAQ Following Conclusion of Merger Deal with Leyard

Planar Systems, a global leader in display and digital signage technology, announced today that it has closed its sale to Leyard American Corporation, a subsidiary of Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., which designs, produces, and distributes a range of LED display products and its ancillary systems.
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2015-10-29

Leyard to Raise US $3.1M Capital to Acquire Planar

Leyard Optoelectronic announced that the company is to launch private placement of 120 million shares to raise about RMB 1.98 billion (US $312 million). The company will utilize RMB 1 billion to obtain 100% of Planar’s share.
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2015-10-21

Chinese LED Manufacturer Leyard's Net Profit Rose 104% YoY

Leyard Optoelectronic, a leading worldwide provider of LED display products and auxiliary systems announced its 3Q15 financial result. The company’s revenue rose to RMB 523 million (US $82.39 million), reflecting 68.12% year on year (YoY) growth, while its net profit skyrocketed 182.67% YoY to RMB 103 million (US $16.23 million). Meanwhile, Leyard's 41.24% consolidated gross margin is considered relatively high among the manufacturers within the LED industry.
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2015-09-22

Leyard to Acquire Two LED Manufacturers for US$ 139.5M

Leyard announced recently it will acquire Guangzhou Leafun Culture Science and Technology and Glux Visual Effect Tech. Leyard is to acquire 100% of Guangzhou Leafun Culture Science and Technology’s shares with cash and 99% of Glux Visual Effect Tech shares will be transacted from 10 company investors. Leyard will start fundraising for the acquisition.
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2015-08-17

Leyard Acquires Planar for US $156.8 M

Leyard Optoelectronic, a leading worldwide provider of LED display products and ancillary systems, and Planar Systems, a global leader in display and digital signage technology, announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which a U.S. affiliate of Leyard will acquire all of the common stock of Planar for a purchase price of US $6.58 per share. The merger values Planar’s equity at approximately $156.8 million on a fully diluted basis. The transaction is subject to specified closing conditions, including approval by the shareholders of both Planar and Leyard, and antitrust and other government clearance.
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2015-07-27

Leyard to Invest $195.13 M in Indian LED Manufacturer MIC Electronics

Chinese LED manufacturer Leyard intends to expand its business in the Indian market by investing in Indian LED manufacturer MIC Electronics, according to a report from Indian newspaper The Economic Times.
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2015-07-13

Leyard Estimates Small Pitch LED Display Order Revenue to Double in 2015

Leading LED small pitch display manufacturer Leyard, has seen continual growth in the industry as the company reaps benefits from transforming its LED plant into a wholly automated production line, according to an industry insider.
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2015-07-09

Leyard Halts Trade Ahead of Two Upcoming Acquisitions

Chinese LED manufacturer Leyard has halted trade on China’s bourse as the company prepares to acquire Mingji Electronic Technology (Beijing) (Mingji) and LEDAVENUE.
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2015-01-22

Leyard International Military Orders Peak in 2014

Chinese LED manufacturer Leyard’s oversea military orders reached nearly RMB 100 million (US $16 million) last year, according to a Jinghua report.
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2015-01-06

Leyard’s Net Profits Soar in 2014

Chinese LED manufacturer Leyard’s estimated net profits had shoot up 90% to 110% in 2014 to RMB 152 million to RMB 162 million (US $24.45 million to US $26.06 million), according to a Chinese-language Panorama Network report.
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2014-07-30

Leyard Scales Up Financing in Two Subsidies to Expand Oversea Market

To expand its presence in the international market, Leyard Optoelectronic (Leyard) recently announced scaling up financing two subsidiaries to speed up business developments and management.
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2014-06-26

Leyard and Kangde Xin to Develop Naked Eye 3D LED Displays

China based manufacturers Leyard and Kangde Xin Composite Material (Kangde Xin) are combining their manufacturing strengths to expand the display market by signing a cooperative agreement on June 25, 2014. 
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2014-05-13

Leyard to Launch 0.8mm Small Pitch LED TV Displays in High-End Residential Market

Leyard’s 0.8mm small pitch TV already has the potential to move into the residential market and will be first promoted in the high-end market. The company claims to be the first company to utilize 0.8mm technology. “No other company has the technological capacity yet,” said Leyard.
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2014-04-25

Leyard Small Pitch TV Display Business Performance Boosted 1Q14 Revenue

Leyard announced first quarter 2014 financial results on April 23, 2014. Operating revenue grew 28.43 percent YoY to NT$ 142 million (US$4.7 million). Net income attributed to shareholders was NT$10 million, up 29 percent YoY. EPS increased 16.67 percent YoY to NT$ 0.07. 
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2014-04-10

Leyard VGM Gives In-depth Analysis of 2013 Financial Performance

Li Nannan, Leyard Secretary of the Board and Deputy General Manager, discussed the company’s fiscal 2013 financial performance in depth during an interview with social network service website for investors, Xueqiu, on April 8th. 
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2014-03-11

Leyard Heads the Pack in LED TV Small Pitch Display Manufacturing

Leyard has become the global leading manufacturer for LED small pitch TV displays. The company currently has a market share of 80 percent for 2.5mm and below small pitch displays, according to a recent report by Everbright Securities. 
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2014-02-20

Leyard Restructure Leads to Temporary Suspension

Leyard anounced the company will be temporary suspended from the stockmarket starting Feb. 20 due to restructuring.
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2014-01-27

Display Market Opportunities Abundant Due to Technology Improvements and Replacement Demands

RGB package technology continues to advance. As LED package components shrink, display dimensions follow suit, gradually reducing in size. This as well as improvements to driver IC and backend system technology is driving up display resolution and color performance. Technological improvements and increased demand for displays used in outdoor commercial, public buildings, and indoor commercial spaces is anticipated to drive up the display replacement trend in 2014. Industry insiders are optimistic about the development of the display market for 2014.
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2014-01-06

Leyard Receives National Key Product Certificate

Leyard announced that the company received the “National Key Product Certificate” on December 30th issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environmental Protection, and General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China for their high definition LED display system.
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2013-07-26

Leyard Introduces the World's Largest UHD LED TV in Beijing

According to reports, Leyard officially released the world's largest 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) LED large-screen TV in the size of 288 inch, and also launched five LED TV products in the minimum size of 110 inch. The biggest difference from the LCD TVs with LED backlight on the mainstream market is that the LED TV screen Leyard released consists of the self-luminous LED lights, which is the first attempt for commercial large-screen to enter the civilian families. This 288-inch 4K UHD large-size LED TV is the current world's larges...
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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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