2018-03-07

Price Decline of LED Chip Gives the PSS Industry a Hard Time

Stocks of Taiwanese pattern sapphire substrate (PSS) providers, including Crystalwise, Rigitech Microelectronics, and Acme Electronics, lately witness a noticeable hike.
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2015-03-17

Taiwan Sapphire Maker Shares Surge Upon Apple Watch Demands

Following the launch of the sapphire covered Apple Watch, Tawanese sapphire makers share value have soared over the last week. As the LED industry enters a peak season, sapphire industry shares value have reached new record high, reported Apple Daily.
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2014-06-16

Taiwanese Sapphire Manufacturers Rigidtech and Aceplux Revenue Grow Exponentially in May 2014

Taiwanese sapphire manufacturers Rigidtech Microelectronics (Rigidtech) and Aceplux Optotech have seen revenue more than double during May and June 2014, according to a CNYes.com report. The two companies benefited from soaring LED lighting demands that have led to rising Patterned Sapphire Substrate (PSS) revenue.
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2014-02-17

PSS Supply Shortage Leads to Rise in Price

LED upstream key material PSS is in short supply with demands unable to be met. With supply unable to meet demands from LED manufacturers last year, production capacity is lacking by 50 percent, according to Economic Daily News. This had lead to a rise in price of around 5 percent for sapphire ingot, polished wafers, and PSS in March. Manufacturers including Crystalwise, Ridgetech, Aceplux Optotech, and Crystal Applied Technology are anticipated to benefit. PSS industry insiders are optimistic towards March operations.
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San Jose, CA – April 26, 2022 – Lumileds today announced a new, higher performance level comprised of 21 new parts for its horticulture and illumination mid-power 3030 LEDs. Typical flux, PPF, and efficacy have increased 2%. In a lumi... READ MORE

Tokushima, Japan – 26 April 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the launch of the Hortisolis™ series of white LEDs. By incorporating only the light... READ MORE