2013-05-24

Another considerable amount of subsidy may be issued to LED industries; manufacturers from Europe, the US, China, and Taiwan aggressively invest in the plant lighting market-LEDinside’s exclusive report on LED based-plant factories (1)

LED lighting applied to plant factories is not a new concept. 2-3 years ago, international first-tier manufacturers Philips and OSRAM started to invest in plant factories that are equipped with LED lighting and excellent environmental control, and Japan has also been developing this business for quite some time. LEDinside indicated that since public and commercial LED lighting are becoming more mature, plant factories may become the next target of LED lighting manufacturers from Europe, the US, Japan, and Taiwan. Viewing the success of this business as a political achievement, the Chinese government has greatly encouraged LED manufacturers to invest in plant factories.
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2013-05-24

EVERLIGHT Unveils Full Series of LED components at LED EXPO THAILAND 2013

To address the increasing demands from the developing market in Thailand, EVERLIGHT presents its full offering of LED lighting components, LED digital displays, Automotive LEDs and Infrared LEDs at this year’s LED EXPO THAILAND to offer customers multiple solutions with EVERLIGHT’s guiding concept of “The Right LED for the Right Application.” EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., showcases a new series of Mid-Power LED components for lighting solutions such as tube light and downlight...
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2013-05-17

Taiwan LED Makers Target Automotive-application Market

Epistar, recently pulled aside the curtains to reveal a hint of its next big-time product late this year to boost revenue, with industry insiders guessing the new launch to be automotive LEDs. Other major LED companies in Taiwan, including Everlight, Lextar, Unity Opto Technology, Formosa Epitaxy, are all reportedly aggressively developing business in this lucrative field with low profile. Epistar's high-voltage LED successfully tapped into Philips' supply chain in 2012, and the company has been aggressively trying to widen the gap with its mainland Chines...
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2013-05-07

Everlight Introduces 5630 Mid-Power LED Portfolio for Light Bar and Bulb Retrofits

Everlight's 5630 mid power LED offers Excellent cost-to-performance ratio due to high package manufacturing capacity Everlight's 62-217D is a standard 5630 package in a 0.5W (150mA) version for 40/60W bulb retrofits and a 0.2W (60mA) version that is suited for light bars. Both white top-view LEDs are compact and ultra-thin (5.6*3.0*0.65 mm LxWxH) and available across a complete ANSI CCT range of 2700K (warm white) to 6500K (cool white). These mid-power LEDs offer a CRI of min. 80Ra and a lumens output of 50lm (WW) and 55lm (CW). The cool...
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2013-05-03

EVERLIGHT Showcases New LED Components at 2013 LED EXPO Mumbai

 EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 【TSE:2393】 showcases new series Mid-Power LED components for lighting solutions such as tube light and streetlight applications in 2013 LED EXPO Mumbai, after successful exhibition experience in LED EXPO New Delhi. Moreover, EVERLIGHT has made an excellent example with the LED lamp and LED dot matrix display by fixed products - bus signage, in order to fulfil the booming demands of traffic infrastructures in India. EVERLIGHT brings up the concept of “The Right LED for the Right Application,” in order to provide the best performance and quality for different applications.
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2013-04-26

Everlight Showcases the New Series of LED Retrofits for China Market in 2013 China Lighting Expo Beijing

 With the brand concept of “The Right LED Lighting Fixture in the Right Scene”, Everlight unveils different types of high standard LED lighting products in order to declare that “Everlight LED Lighting” to be the best LED lighting choice in China Market. Since launched the brand of “Everlight LED LIGHTING” in Taiwan 2011, “Everlight LED LIGHTING” sooner became the market leader with excellent product series and outstanding brand strategies. This year, Everlight established a subsidiary of Everlight LIGHTING (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. and officially entered the China LED lighting market ......
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2013-04-22

Everlight Obtains 1,000 Granted Patents

Pursuit of excellence and innovation—establishment of strong patent portfolio As one of the world’s leading LED package manufacturers, Everlight now holds more than 1,600 patents and patent applications. Moreover, Everlight obtained its 1,000th granted patent in March this year. Everlight’s patent portfolio covers LED chips, phosphors, LED package design, LED luminaires, and many other diverse LED applications. Everlight believes that only with constant dedication in technical development, product innovation, and establishing a strong patent portfo...
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2013-03-26

Lighting Japan 2013 Broadcast 3: Taiwanese manufacturers shine throughout the Japanese exposition, market acceptance of LED lighting products increases

Taiwanese manufacturers that set significant booths at Lighting Japan 2013 including Everlight, OPTOTECH, Genesis Photonics Inc., and Ledlink Optics, as well as exhibitors of the Taiwanese pavilion have all acquired numerous orders at this exposition.  Genesis Photonics Inc. announced that they have acquired an order of 100,000 of their patent candle light bulbs. LED chips produced by the company are applied to these bulbs that share several features of incandescent light bulbs, and mass production is expected to take place in the second half of 2013.......
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2013-03-04

Global LED Business to Embrace an Increasing Demand in 2013

As the world's economy stages a rebound, the global LED industry is expected to ride the wave of an uptrend in demand, in particular for lighting applications. According to some industry experts , since the beginning of 2013 sales in LED lighting has expanded at a quicker-than-expected pace. As the peak season for the LED industry will arrive in the second quarter of this year, momentum is expected to continue, leaving behind a slow year of 2012, which was partly impacted by the financial turmoil in the eurozone. LEDinside: global LED industry is expected to rise ...
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2013-01-09

Long-term Optimism about LED Lighting Despite Temporary Downturn

Despite the lingering market pessimism which may last through 2013 and bring even greater challenges to LED lighting companies, the anticipation of a growing market share for LED lighting gives reason for optimism.   Bridgelux The market slump may continue for years and the European Union, the world's largest LED lighting market, may still be under the shadow of the debt crisis, but technology improvements are brightening the prospects of the LED lighting industry, said Brian Fiser, marketing director of the U.S.-based Bridgelux. Fiser is an optimist who s...
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2012-12-26

Everlight Wins UL on LED Streetlights

Everlight has won United States UL on its SL-Victory family of LED streetlights with its efficacy of 130lumen per watt and has landed orders from European buyers for the lights. The Taiwan government has pledged to replace the island’s 200,000 traditional streetlights with LEDs in two years, allowing a lucrative business opportunity for manufacturers like Evelight. Based on these, industry executives estimated Everlight to see revenue by increase 50%-100% in 2013, to over US$689 million. The company’s executives claimed that Everlight is already T...
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2012-12-25

Taiwanese LED Makers Form LED Lighting Industry Alliance

On December 24, more than 30 Taiwanese LED manufacturers have formed LED Lighting Industry Alliance, aiming at facilitating information exchange among member firms and offering suggestions to the government regarding the industry. Everlight, Lextar, Formosa Epitaxy Inc, Unity Opto Technology and Delta Electronics are among the participants. The alliance was previously known as the LED Street Lighting Industry Alliance, when it was established in 2011 by Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI). “We have made our first step in standa...
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2012-12-20

TILS 2013: EVERLIGHT Introduces "SL-60E" Omni-directional LED A60 Bulb Series

EVERLIGHT introduces the new "SL-60E" omni-directional LED A60 bulb series. Comparing with the normal LED light bulb that only has 180 degree in beam angle, SL-60E’s beam angle has 270 degrees that can provide a better and uniform light source. SL-60E is provided two options of 8 Watt and 10 Watt in power consumption with performance of 70lm/W and 85lm/W which can be replaced 40 Watt and 60 Watt conventional light bulbs. SL-60E is provided two color temperatures of 2700K and 5700K, CRI is greater than 80 and the energy saving can be up ...
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2012-12-06

Everlight Beats Nichia on Blue LED Patent

Everlight filed an invalidation action with the Japan Patent Office against Nichia Corporation’s blue LED patent No. JP2780691. The Japan Patent Office rendered a decision in favor of Everlight on Nov. 12, 2012, holding that Nichia’s patent JP2780691 is totally invalid. Following Nichia’s YAG white light LED patent No. JP3503139, which was found invalid by Japan Patent Office this May, JP2780691 is another one of Nichia’s core patents that have been declared as invalid. Everlight believes that this decision is entirely rea...
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2012-11-19

Everlight Receives Considerable Orders for IR LEDs from Mainland Chinese Suppliers

Recently, Everlight has enjoyed considerable business for its infrared (IR) LEDs from many mainland Chinese suppliers of touch-screen modules for Win 8 PCs. Based on these orders, industry executives estimated IR LEDs as a percentage of Everlight’s revenue to further increase next year from current 25%. according to Everlight’s spokesman, B.Y. Liu, the company has so far this quarter landed considerable orders from touch-screen module suppliers that will likely shore up the company’s revenue for Q4 to Q3. Usually, the fourth quarter is a low s...
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2012-11-14

Everlight Electronics Announces High Performance Customizable 4-Character 5x7 Dot Matrix Through-Hole Display ELMM-457

Everlight Electronics Co.,Ltd. [TSE:2393], a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, announces the ELMM-457SURCB/A3, a high performance, easy to use through-hole dot matrix display driven by packaged IC. Each display can be directly interfaced with a microprocessor. The serial IC interface allows the display of 104 built-in characters and 24 custom user-defined characters in a 5x7 pixel format. The LED sources of this programmable, four digit alphanumeric module display with a flat height of 6.5mm and configured in a 140 dots 4x5x7 matrix ...
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2012-11-13

Everlight Electronics Extends Signage LED Portfolio

Five new 3-in-1 full color LEDs and Lamp for indoor, semi-outdoor and outdoor applications combine performance with efficiency Everlight Electronics Co.,Ltd. [TSE:2393], a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronicsindustry, has extended its signage LED portfolio to offer five new productsfor indoor, semi-outdoor and outdoor applications. Two new SMD Chip type LEDs, the 18-038 (1010 package) and the 19-037A (1616 package) are ideally suited for indoor LED applications with highly compact board sizes. Both the 18-038 (1.0x1.0x0.5 mm) and the 19-03...
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2012-11-13

Everlight Electronics Presents New Top View LEDs with High Quality of Light for Midpower Applications

Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. [TSE:2393], a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, presents highly efficient white mid power LED series 62-227B (0.4W) and 62-217B (0.5W). These top view LEDs (5630 Package) provide high efficacy, high CRI (min. 80 or min. 75), low power consumption, a high luminous flux output, high current capability, a wide viewing angle and a compact form factor. These features make this package an ideal LED for all lighting applications. The design of Everlight's 0.5W 62-217B LED provides a high lumen, h...
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2012-11-13

Everlight Electronics Presents Ambient Light/Proximity Sensor Package for Mobile and Smart Phones

Everlight Electronics Co.,Ltd. [TSE:2393], a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, announces its latest innovation APM-16D25-11-DF8 which combines an ambient light and proximity sensor with an integrated IR transmitter in a compact DFN package. To optimize the sensitivity, the package includes a lens which was designed based on a highly precise optical simulation with 1 million light rays to produce an accurate model. Optical proximity sensors with integrated IR transmitters often have cross-talk issues caused by IR stray light. In orde...
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2012-11-12

EVERLIGHT Showcases New LED Series for Different Applications at electronica 2012 in Munich, Germany

Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. [TSE:2393], a leading player in the global LED industry, showcases various new series of LED components at electronica  2012 in Munich, Germany. This year, Everlight presents the most updated series of high efficient LED packages for infrared and sensor, general lighting, TFT LCD backlight, signage and intelligent digital display applications. Everlight maintains its concept of “The Right LED for the Right Application” in order to provide the best performance and quality for different usage. Furthermore, by u...
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2012-10-26

EVERLIGHT Lighting Components Complete LM80 Testing

EVERLIGHT introduced several low, mid, and high power LED lighting components that adopted the LM80 test, in order to provide a broad range of high quality LED lighting components and strengthen EVERLIGHT’s concept of “The Right LED for The Right Application.” Standardization has become a key factor in LED adoption in the global lighting market - not only in safety standards and performance standards but also more importantly, in reliability and lifetime testing. LM80 is the lighting standard by which all major LED manufacturers...
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2012-10-08

Taiwan Ministry Plans to Put Forward LED Light Bulb Subsidies

Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs is studying the feasibility of subsidizing households which replace fluorescent lighting and incandescent lights with LED light bulbs, Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Francis Liang made the remark on the sidelines of an investment forum in Taipei, after local media reported earlier that the ministry is planning to spend about US$34 million on a new green energy subsidy program, citing Minister of Economic Affairs Shih Yen-shiang.Liang did not disclose the details of the subsidy program. On last Thursday, Shih said that the min...
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2012-10-08

Taiwan LED Makers Move to Deploy Operations in China’s LED Lighting Market

Taiwanese LED makers have hailed huge growth potential for LED lightings, as the Chinese government banning imports and sales of 100W-and-above incandescent lamps in the country starting on October 1, 2012. According to official statistics, China’s attempts to impose restrictions on use of incandescent lamps make sense, given the fact that such comparatively inefficient lightings consumed 12% of the total electricity used for general lighting in the country in 2010, when domestic sales and output totaled 1.07 billion and 3.85 billion units, respectively. Chinese officia...
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2012-09-13

Everlight Expects to Receive Bright Revenue in Q3

Everlight expects to see promising Q3 prospects in mainland China , with LED lighting projects to peak there. The firm posted US$ 52.56 million in August revenue, a two-year high, with Q3 operations expected to better the second one. An executive pointed out that 8% of corporate revenues in the first half came from LED lighting, with such figure to exceed 10% annually, and rising gross profit margin (GPM) in the second half also relying on LED lighting due mainly to predicted increasing shipments. The company has been ambitiously deploying cross-strait sales ch...
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2012-09-07

Everlight’s Earnings will Grow along with Shipments Increasing

Thanks to lighting product sales increasing sharply as a result of reduction of LED prices and increased acceptance of LED lamps by consumers, Everlight’s Q2 earnings jump twofolds QoQ. The company earned NT$0.55 per share in Q2, more than double the NT$0.2 per share it made the first quarter. In the first half of 2012, the company had total after-tax net income of NT$302 million (US$10 million at US$1: NT$30), dwindling 66% year on year. The earnings were diluted into NT$0.75 per share. The company’s spokesman, B.Y. Liu, estimated the com...
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2012-09-03

Everlight Starts to Contract Manufacturing Service for LED Lighting

Recently, Everlight’s spokesman B.Y. Liu has said that the company is developing a two-pronged strategy for its LED luminaire business, including contract manufacturing operation and brand name operation. It’s the first time that the company decided to provide contract manufacturing service to brand name luminaire suppliers after introducing its own-brand lighting fixtures in 2011. According to Industry executives, through contract manufacturing service Everlight has proved that price competition in the LED-luminaire market has grown intensive, pushing brand ...
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2012-08-14

Taiwan LED Makers Operation Results Impacted by European Debt Crisis

Looking at Taiwan LED makers’ operation results, it turns out that the debt crisis will impact them to different degrees in the second half. Unity Opto Technology, had revenue of NT$785 million (US$26.2 million) in July, a 10% month-on-month (MoM) increase and a record monthly high. The company attributed the record monthly high to many positive factors including additional orders from customers for new products, increasing demand from LED backlighting modules, increasing shipments of LCD TVs and tablet PCs from Taiwan-based EMS (electronics manufact...
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2012-08-08

Everlight, Lextar, Unity Opto Announces Mixed Revenue Results for July

Taiwan major LED companies Everlight, Lextar, Unity Opto Technology Co have released mixed results for July. Everlight’s revenue fall 4.83% Everlight’s filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange has shown that its revenue fall 4.83 percent to NT$1.42 billion (US$47.4 million) last month from June. The company attributed the decline to shorter working days, as employees went on annual leave. On an annual basis, last month’s sales grew 5.6 percent from NT$1.34 billion a year earlier. Accumulated revenue for the first seven months of the year totale...
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2012-07-23

Taiwan Ratings Corp Downgraded Long-term Corporate Rating on Everlight

Everlight has received downgrade from “twA-” to “twBBB+” estimated by Taiwan Ratings Corp, which reflecting concerns about the balance sheet of the country’s biggest LED chip packager over the next one to two years amid negative market conditions. Taiwan Ratings said in a statement that, “The downgrade reflects our view of the heightened industry risk in the global LED sector and our belief that Everlight’s profitability is unlikely to recover to the previous high over the next one to two years, due to prolonged oversupply from w...
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2012-07-04

Taiwan LED Manufactures Gets Increasing Orders from Mainland China

As Guangdong government has come out the policy to make LED transition within three years in public place, Taiwan LED manufacturers including Epistar, Unity Opto Technology have received increasing LED lighting orders from mainland China. Meanwhile, Taiwan companies such as Everlight and AcBel Polytech Inc. are actively building marketing channel in Guangdong. According to the policy issued by Guangdong government in May, the city will forced to promote new LED lighting installation in public place within three years. It’s considered to be the stronge...
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