2014-10-30

Everlight: CSP LED Chip Developments

Price competitions are affecting almost every aspect of the LED industry, and are observed in manufacturers chip technology developments, such as the emergence of Chip Scale Package (CSP) LEDs.
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2014-10-17

Nichia: Taiwanese Manufacturers Should Strengthen Patent Portfolio

Global LED market prices have been disrupted by heavily subsidized Chinese manufacturers, to stay relevant Taiwanese manufacturers need to work on strengthening patent portfolios, said Katsuyuki Akutagawa, Chief Legal and IP Officer Board Director for Nichia at a press conference in Taipei, Taiwan on Thursday.
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2014-09-25

Everlight Enters Big Chinese Smartphone Manufacturers Backlight Supply Chains

Everlight has successfully entered top Chinese smartphone manufacturers supply chain including Xiaomi, Huawei and Lenovo, according to an EDN report. The company has become a major backlight supplier for Android smartphone manufactures. The company’s revenue in September 2014 is expected to reach new record heights.
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2014-09-11

Everlight’s Natural Light Technology Campaign Addresses Market Demands for High Quality LED Lights

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, supplements its LED Lighting product portfolio, currently featuring a market-standard CRI of >80Ra, with higher color quality versions. The new Natural Light LED variants will provide a CRI >95Ra, averaging 98Ra. EVERLIGHT is pursuing this goal a step at a time. 
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2014-09-04

Everlight Chairman Optimistic of LED Industry Outlook

Taiwan’s LED industry godfather Everlight Chairman Robert Yeh upheld a positive outlook on the industry developments, according to an Economic Daily News report.
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2014-08-18

Everlight Launches New Mid-High Power LED Product Line

Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, announces the XI3030 High Voltage series, an addition to EVERLIGHT’s popular XI3030 mid to high power LED package. By introducing the High Voltage version, a new concept of the existing XI3030 series with higher voltages at a lower price, EVERLIGHT aims at reducing manufacturers’ total lamp or fixture costs. The XI3030 HV LED is a half to full watt LED that has a 30V version available, with other voltages upon request.
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2014-07-25

Everlight and Epistar Production Output Value to Take World Number One Title within 2 Years

Everlight and Epistar’s combined market value in the next two years will overtake Nichia’s current ranking as world number one, a CNA report cited Everlight Chairman Robert Yeh saying.
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2014-07-22

Taiwan’s Upstream and Downstream LED Manufacturers Expand as Market Rebounds

As the LED lighting and backlight industry rebounds, Taiwan’s upstream and downstream LED manufacturers have all expanded to some degree, according to a Commercial Times report. Manufacturers including Everlight, Epistar, Lextar and Harvatek revenue are expected to grow during second half of 2014.
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2014-07-21

Everlight to Set New Revenue Records in 3Q14

Major Taiwanese LED package manufacturer Everlight delivered a solid performance in 2Q14, and is likely to set new revenue records in the following quarter as the industry enters conventional peak season, according to a Money DJ report.
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2014-07-21

Everlight Restructure Has No Effect on Company Business Strategy in China

Taiwanese lighting manufacturer Everlight has released a statement that clearly shows the company’s aim of developing the Chinese lighting market, the statement also assured investors recent restructures were made to meet challenges ahead. The notice outlined the company’s intent to attract more distributors in the future.
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2014-07-16

Epistar and Everlight Deliver Solid Performance in 2Q14

Top Taiwanese LED manufacturers Epistar and Everlight delivered strong revenue performances in 2Q14, according to statistics compiled by Chinese media Sinai.
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2014-07-15

Everlight General Manager in China Resigns

Everlight General Manager Wu Cheng-che and another high ranking officer Wang Bing-bing have resigned, according to an Ofweek report. Wu will be succeeded by Lee Chien-nan (李建南), while Su Hui-hsian will take over Wang’s role.
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2014-07-14

Everlight Raises CapEx to Expand Production

After Epistar and FOREPI’s merger earlier this month, Everlight is also showing a rarely ambitious side, according to a China Post report. The company has decided to expand capital expenditure (CapEx) from less than NT $ 1.0 billion (US $ 30 million) to NT $1.5 billion to NT $ 1.7 billion. The move highlights the LED industry’s high growth.
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2014-07-09

AOT Market Listing Poses Threat to Everlight

Taiwanese manufacturer Advanced Optoelectronic Technology (AOT) announced the company has been listed as of July 9, 2014, according to the Economic Daily News, with the backing of two strong parent companies which include Hon Hai and Nichia. AOT poses a threat to Taiwan based rival Everlight. It is estimated that Everlight’s net income will reach NT $5 per share this year, while AOT’s will approach NT $6 per share. 
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2014-06-27

Everlight Shares Business Experience in China

Established in 1983, few people aside from Everlight Chairman Robert Yeh could have envisioned the Taiwanese LED package manufacturer’s radical transformation. The company that started off with a capital of NT $ 5 million (US $170,000), and a factory of only 120 square meters, has become one of the top package leaders in Taiwan and an LED industry game changer.
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2014-06-11

Everlight Compensates Nichia as Ordered by U.S. Federal Court of Michigan

Everlight pays Nichia a total of US $100,000 as a sanction ordered by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan for its violations of a previous order. The litigation is captioned Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. and Emcore Corp. v. Nichia Corp. and Nichia America Corp., Case No. 4:12-cv-11758 GAD-MKM (E.D. Mich.). Trial in this case is scheduled for October 2014.
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2014-06-09

Everlight Presents New Lighting Products and Technology at Guangzhou Int’l Lighting Fair

“Everlight” has made its name in the greater Chinese world for decades. The 360-degree comprehensive packaging product lines and systematic customer service are the reasons why Everlight is leading competitors in the greater Chinese world. This year, Everlight developed a new series of lighting packaging products specifically to local LED illumination market demands, and is going to present its new packaging concept and meet the great diversity of demands for LED lighting products and light sources, as to match the  brand  philosophy  of  “the  Right  LED for the Right Application,” allowing visitors to be awed by the charming Everlight products.   
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2014-06-06

Nichia and Everlight Drag Patent War to Australia

Nichia Corporation (Nichia) has filed yet another patent infringement against Everlight Electronics (Everlight). The Japanese company recently filed legal action against the Taiwanese company’s customer Arrow Electronics Australia in the Australian Federal Court for infringing on Nichia’s YAG patent (Australian Patent No. 720234). 
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2014-06-05

EVERLIGHT Launches New Fog Light Argus LED

Everlight Electronics , a leading player in the global LED industry, puts its three decades of experience in optoelectronics in developing LED components into the new Argus series fog light source. This product is capable of providing a clear forward visibility when driving in dense fog or heavy downpour. Combined with the color temperature of sunlight (5600K), the LED front fog light increases the driver’s ability to perceive contrasts. The Argus series combined fog light and daytime running light module will be showcased in the 2014 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition.
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2014-06-04

Everlight Showcases New Argus LED for Automotive Headlights

Everlight Electronics announces the high-performance Argus Series for automotive headlight applications. Argus meets the demands and technical criteria of the highest quality in the market particularly for the high temperature and harsh environment in the headlight assemblies and will be presented in the 2014 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition
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2014-06-03

Smart Lighting will Give Rise to the Next Replacement Trend by 2017

LED lighting penetration is rapidly increasing, according to Economic Daily News. It is estimated that after LED lighting popularizes by 2017, it will be succeeded by smart lighting. Industry insiders anticipate that the prosperity period will be longer than before, with LED chip manufacturers Epistar and LED package manufacturer Everlight being the largest beneficiaries. 
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2014-06-03

Everlight Secures Automotive Manufacturer Orders as LED Automotive Lighting Demands Flourish

Flourishing development in automotive lighting has grabbed the attention of many LED manufacturers. Last week, Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight announced that it has already secured orders from large European and Japanese automotive manufacturers. It is the first Taiwanese manufacturer to break out of the after-sales market and ship directly to automotive manufacturers. 
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2014-05-30

Everlight to Acquire Second European Luminaire Manufacturer

LED package manufacturer Everlight has been actively developing their LED lighting brand, according to the Economic Daily News. The company merged with Germany luminaire manufacturer WOFI for less than NT $400 million (US $13.3 million) last year, which adds an extra NT $100 million to its monthly revenues. Everlight has recently announced plans to acquire another European luminaire manufacturer this year to continue expanding the company’s market presence. 
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2014-05-22

Everlight Triumphant as JPO Renders Nichia's White LED Patent Invalid

Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. ("Everlight") brought an invalidation trial on September 5th, 2011 against the Japanese Patent No. 4,530,094 ("JP'094") owned by Nichia Corporation ("Nichia"). Everlight recently received a prevailing decision from the Japan Patent Office.
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2014-04-25

EVERLIGHT Introduces Ultra-thin 940nm IR LED in MIDLED Packaging for Higher Output Intensity

EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. introduces the ultra-thin 940nm top-view infrared LED IR92-01C/L491/2R in a miniature MIDLED package. This small SMD device has been developed for applications where high power output, narrow beam angle or available space is of concern. 
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2014-04-14

Nichia Reignites Patent War against Everlight with New Infringement Lawsuit

On April 10, 2014, Nichia Corporation has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Tokyo District Court to enjoin Tachibana Eletech Co., Ltd. and E&E Japan Co., Ltd.  from infringing Nichia’s patent (No. 3786114 and No. 3972943) and to claim damages for the infringement with regard to LED products (product number: 1254 series) after analyzing the LEDs purchased from Tachibana. 
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2014-04-08

LED TV Shipments to Boost Everlight 2Q Revenue by Double Digits

Everlight’s LED TVs have been very successful lately, according to Infotimes. The company has received orders from new Japanese and Chinese TV clients this year and already began shipments in 1Q14. Mass production will officially start in 2Q14. 
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2014-04-07

Taiwanese Manufacturers Focus on LED Technology at Light+Building 2014

Taiwan LED manufacturers were very active at this year’s Light+Building 2014 show that took place in Frankfurt, Germany last week. The main theme of Taiwanese manufacturers at the show was LED technology. Some major technology highlights included flip chip LED, Alternating Current (AC) Driver-on-Board (DoB) Chip-on-Board (COB) modules.
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2014-04-02

LED Industry Flourished in March

Market listed companies have released their March revenue reports this week with the LED industry coming out on top, according to an article by Economic Daily News. LED manufacturers had unusually good performance in January and February, a traditionally slack season for the industry. The growth trend continued into the peak season where it picked up pace in March. Order visibility already extended to 3Q14. The second half of this year is anticipated to be smooth for the industry. 
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2014-03-25

Lighting and Backlight Demands Propel Everlight 2013 Revenue Performance

Taiwanese LED package manufacturer Everlight has recently released the company’s fiscal year 2014 results. The company benefitted from lighting and backlighting demands in 2013 which drove up revenue. 
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