2012-10-09

Taiwan’s China Electric to Export LED Lighting to Southeast Asia

Taiwanese lighting equipment maker, China Electric Manufacturing Corporation, has intended to export LED lighting to Southeast Asia starting this fourth quarter. The company says it has been mainly promoting exports of LED bulbs, LED tubes, and T5 lights to Southeast Asia. There is ample business potential in Southeast Asia seeing the LED lighting penetration there is only 5% to 8%, with that in Taiwan to reach estimated 30% to 40% in 2012, and even higher rates in Japan, the United States, and Europe....
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2012-10-08

Epistar Estimates 2013 will Remain a Tough Year for LED Industry

B.J. Lee, chairman of Epistar,at a shareholders’ conference held late September, estimated 2013 would remain a tough year for the LED industry as a whole, constraining the manufacturers’ revenue climbing at least until 2014. He projected most of the manufacturers to maintain 2013 revenues at their 2012 levels at the best. Overcapacity still haunts LED backlight suppliers Lee felt that overcapacity will still haunt LED backlight suppliers into 2013, at which time he estimated LED penetration on backlight market would hit peak. LED’s lighting ...
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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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2012-10-04

SAP Netherlands selects projectiondesign for new demonstration rooms

Enterprise IT systems software giant, SAP has recently upgraded the audio-visual communications technology at their new Netherlands offices. The upgrade includes F22 projectors from Norway’s projectiondesign® that are installed throughout several demonstration rooms and offices conveniently located in Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, near to the Belgium border.
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2012-10-03

LED Solutions from Cooper Lighting Help Cameco Mines Increase Energy-Efficiency, Reduce Environmental Footprint

With the goal of reducing maintenance, down time and overall energy use, Cameco Corporation, one of the world’s largest uranium producers, began investigating new lighting solutions for both its McArthur River and Cigar Lake mines. Working alongside Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology in the lighting industry, Cameco was able to achieve those goals by replacing more than 973 HID wall packs with LED solutions to reduce energy consumption for its lighting systems by almost 86 percent. ...
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2012-10-01

Acuity Brands is First to Qualify in New DesignLights Consortium Category for LED Lighting Retrofit Kits

Two Lithonia Lighting® LED lighting retrofit kits from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) are the first to meet the DesignLights™ Consortium (“DLC”) requirements for Integrated-Style Retrofit Kits for Linear Panels. The 2RTL2R and 2RTL4R LED relight assemblies are part of the Company’s RTLED Relight family of products and are designated for the DLC’s Lamp-style Retrofit Kits for Linear Panels 2x2 and 2x4 Troffers  categories respectively.  The DLC Qualified Products List (“QP...
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2012-10-01

ALT's Asteria MR16 Wins 2012 Good Design Award

The Taiwan LED lighting manufacturer Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) has won the 2012 Good Design Award with its Asteria MR16—an achievement that makes ALT stand out from more than 3000 competitors, making it one of the rare few Taiwan-based LED manufacturers that has managed this feat. ALT has become the first LED lighting manufacturer in Asia to acquire several of the top design awards—IF Design, M-Technology, and RedDot—in the world.
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2012-09-28

NTL Electronics Bags ELCINA-EFY award for Outstanding achievements in “Business Excellence”

NTL awarded the first prize at a glittering ceremony   NTL Electronics India Limited, the Rs. 557 Cr (US$ 110 million) Lighting Electronics major from India and one of the nation’s largest player in the lighting electronics, has bagged the first prize in the ELCINA-EFY awards, for outstanding achievements in ‘Business Excellence’ for the year 2011-12. The award was presented to Mr. Arun Gupta, MD, Mr. Praveen Gupta, CEO, Mr. Sudhir Mishra, COO & Mr. RK Sharma, GM – R&D, NTL Electronics India Pri...
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2012-09-28

Philips Lighting enables Art in the Dark winners to switch on their creativity

The top three winners of Philips Lighting’s Art in the Dark 2012 competition have been announced.  Art in the Dark is Auckland’s premiere free, community light art event which will be held in Ponsonby’s Western Park on the evenings of Friday 9 and Saturday 10 November.    The competition, sponsored by Philips Lighting with support from AUT, gives all tertiary students in New Zealand the opportunity to design a light installation using Philips Lighting’s LED products, including energy-efficient LED light bulbs and lumi...
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2012-09-28

Lunera Lighting Announces New Appointments for Drive Innovation in Rapidly Growing Advanced Lighting Market

Lunera Lighting, Inc., has added new appointments to its executive team, including Shannon Paul Biggs to Senior Vice President of Operations, George Sigler to Chief Financial Officer and Michael Bremser to the position of Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering. “Leadership in the LED lighting industry requires rich experience in lighting, semiconductors and green building technologies,” said Michael Keddington, CEO of Lunera Lighting. “We are thrilled to be adding these high caliber executives to our leadership team....
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2012-09-28

GE Lighting Invests in Cleveland With LED Lights and Scholarship

•    Newly announced GE Lighting commitments to Cleveland community exceed one quarter of a million dollars •    GE’s investment includes $200,000 in ecomagination LED lights to illuminate the West Side Market and Public Square •    GE Lighting and Case Western Reserve University will co-sponsor a four-year full scholarship valued up to $200,000 to a 2013 graduate of the MC2STEM High School GE Lighting announced the company will provide more than $200,000 in energy- and maintenance-cost sa...
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2012-09-27

Lighting Science Group Realigns Its Manufacturing Operations To Meet Growing Demand For LED Lighting

-- Company Partners With Jabil for Mass Production of its Mainstream LED Lighting; Increases Investment In Its U.S. Manufacturing Facility For Large-Scale, Custom Projects and Infrastructure and Roadway Product Lines -- Realignment Reflects Focus on Core Strengths of Innovation, Product Development and Market Development; Underscores Commitment to Improving Financial Performance Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, today announced that it is real...
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2012-09-27

BOE and Formosa Epitaxy Involve Stock Investment

Taiwan Formosa Epitaxy Inc. (FOREPI) is reported to sign a deal to form an alliance with BOE Co., Ltd. by allowing BOE to hold part of its stocks. The company chooses FOREPI as its partner based on the Taiwanese company’s quality and past cooperation with LCD makers Chimei Innolux Corp. and Samsung. It comes on the heel of San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd., mainland China LED chipmaker, which is reported to invest in Genesis Photonics Inc. According to Industry executives, BOE has branched out into LED lighting from TV m...
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2012-09-26

Global lighting partnership to lead transformation in corporate real estate

•Industry leaders partner to deliver energy-efficient Philips lighting solutions to Jones Lang LaSalle clients •Partnership provides platform to drive sustainable transformation in energy use in global commercial real estate markets Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting and Jones Lang LaSalle, (NYSE:JLL), the global financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate, have entered into a partnership agreement to deliver energy-efficient lighting and energy management solutions to all...
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2012-09-25

SunSi Signs an Agreement with OSA on LED Energy Savings Project

SunSi Energies Inc., has signed an agreement with On-Site Analysis Inc. ("OSA") to conduct a trial of SunSi's Lightsky LED lighting products. OSA, a Florida-based company, will implement a test analysis over a three month period to measure energy savings and quantify the benefits of using the Lightsky LED lighting products at its 15,000 square foot manufacturing facility located in Marlborough, Massachusetts. SunSi's LED lighting products are manufactured by Shanghai Lightsky ("Lightsky"), a leading manufacturer of LED p...
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2012-09-17

Basic Characteristics of Light Sources

By Scott Watson Light sources such as incandescent lamps, halogens, fluorescents, LEDs and some others have basic characteristics.  They also have their positive and negative aspects.  Actually, there are different kinds of light sources in use all over the world.  None of them has actually proven to be very suitable for all applications.  In this write-up, you’re going to learn more about the positive and negative aspects of the lighting sources. This will help you to get more understanding about LED lighting system.  Let’s have a loo...
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2012-09-12

LED Bulbs Feast from Global LED Companies in 2012

  LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, conducted a survey showing that the retail price of worldwide LED bulb is decreasing slightly in July, 2012. For the first time, the bottom price of the commodity is below 10 USD in Britain, which would replace 40-watt incandescent lamp. Besides, the average price of the commodity which takes place of 60-watt incandescent lamp is also falling stably in all the world. More than that, at the moment LED bulb incline to be cost-effective and most famous manufacture are trying to keeping their high quality standards of prod...
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2012-08-10

LEDinside: Global LED Lighting Market Focus Shifting to Asia under European Debt Crisis

According to LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, major lighting markets in the world have been affected by the European debt crisis in varying degrees. Certain Chinese LED firms whose businesses rely heavily on overseas markets have seen a decline in orders, which is particularly pronounced in the European lighting market. As a result, many LED companies start to shift their focus to the Chinese LED bidding market. In fact, China has recently restarted the bidding for LED subsidies in July, which provided hope for many LED firms.
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2012-07-31

Cree Raises Industry Standard with New 170 Lumen-Per-Watt Prototype LED Light Bulb

Breakthrough Innovations Optimize Performance, Lower Cost and Drive LED Lighting Adoption Less than one year after showcasing the 152 lumens-per-watt concept LED bulb, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) delivers a new performance benchmark with the 170 lumens-per-watt (LPW) prototype LED light bulb. The innovations behind the high-performance 170 LPW LED bulb are enabling significantly higher efficacy and lower cost for Cree’s luminaire portfolio and demonstrate Cree’s continued commitment to accelerate the adoption of LED lighting by addressing...
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2012-06-22

LED Package Price For Lighting Application Falls By 10%, New Developments on LED Backlight Market with Arrival of Direct-Lit Displays

According to price surveys by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, affected by dwindling Q1 inventory and Q2 rush orders, LED package price for the backlight application quotes has eased in Q2, with a decline of approximately 3%. On the LED lighting market, 5630 packages were pulled from use in backlight applications, to be used in lighting instead. The sudden volume increase resulted in price slashing for this quarter’s low to mid power LED packages, with an average decrease of around 10%. Q1’12 LED Price Review Due to relatively high Q...
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2012-06-10

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2012 Report I: A record number of exhibitors

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2012, Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event, and Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology, which supports the growing trend of eco-friendly buildings, will have a record number of exhibitors when taking place 9 –12 June, 2012 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. Openning TrendForce LEDinside also join the opening ceremony.   Organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, the combined shows will have 2,900 exhibitor...
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2012-05-15

LED Lighting Taiwan 2012 to Be Held on June

LED Lighting Taiwan 2012 organized by Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA), is to be held on June 19-21. This time, Cree, Osram, Philips, Panasonic, Seoul Semiconductor, Epistar, Everlight, Lite-On Technology Corp., Delta Electronics Inc., Formosa Epitaxy Inc., Kingbright Elec. Co., Ltd., Genesis Photonics Inc., Lextar, Nichia, MonoCrystal and GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd will join the event. They will display their latest products ranging from epitaxy wafer and sapphire to packages and lighting fixtures a...
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2012-05-11

Lighting Science Group Ushers In The Light Ages With Advanced LED Lighting Intelligence, Control And Design

Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG) unveiled some of the most advanced LED products to have been introduced to the lighting industry at LIGHTFAIR International. With a reputation as innovation leaders, the Company's world-class team of scientists and engineers redefined the boundaries of possibility in lighting technology with this year's suite of products and additions, all of which deliver on the efficiency and performance promises of LED. ' New Definity® Motion Activated PAR 30 Wins Top LIGHTFAIR Innovation Award;...
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2012-05-11

LFI 2012: Celebrates Innovative Products and Design in Las Vegas

Just hours ago, LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, opened at the Las Vegas Convention Center—now in its 23rd edition.  Thousands of attendees flooded the exhibit hall ready to discover the most innovative products on the largest trade show floor in LFI history. LFI 2012 welcomed attendees from across the U.S. and around the world to more than 500 exhibitors showcasing the lighting industry’s newest products and technologies.  Preceding and setti...
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2012-05-10

LEDinside: European LED Lighting Sees Rapid Growth, Architectural Lighting Triggers Strong Growth Surge

According to LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, European LED lighting market’s compound annual growth rate will hit 38% in the next five years, becoming another mature LED market besides Japan. In particular, the architectural lighting and commercial lighting markets are less price-sensitive, so they have higher acceptance of LED lighting, and therefore, LED’s penetration rate sees faster growth in both markets. According to LEDinside’s “2011-2015 European LED Lighting Market Report (2012 Version),” the global...
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2012-05-03

Taiwan’s Industry Executives Make Bright Forecast on LED Lighting Market

Recently, Taiwan LED companies have taken an active part in latest international lighting fairs, such as the one in Hannover, Las Vegas, Guangzhou and Taipei. As a result, Taiwan’s industry executives are inspired to make bright forecast on the outlook for the LED lighting market. They estimated Taiwan’s LED-lighting suppliers would enjoy hefty sales at least this quarter and next thanks to brisk demands with the upcoming implementation of new electricity rates. According to Taiwan’s LED-lighting suppliers, they shipped two to three-fold more ...
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2012-05-02

Case Study: Dialight Provides a Clever Lighting Solution for Denver’s Fox31 Parking Garage

Installation Snapshot • Retrofit installation • (147) 80W LED Low Bays • Replaced 175W metal halide • Delivered light: ~ 20 Footcandles • Payback: 3 years • Received over $10,000 in energy efficiency rebates Plagued by seemingly never-ending light maintenance in its two-deck parking garage, Denver’s Fox31 television news station has put an end to the incessant bulb and fixture changes and saved thousands of dollars in the process by converting to new high-efficiency DuroSite® LED Low Bay luminaires from ...
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2012-04-27

Taiwan Radiant Optoelectronics to Enter into LED Lighting Industry

Taiwan based company which makes backlight modules for personal computers, has intended to enter into LED lighting sector this year, with commercial products to be primary products in the initial stage, according to its Chairman B.R. Wang. The company will start to build up competitive strength and footholds for its LED lighting operation over next three to five years. Wang said the company will make most of its advantage in light guide plate R&D to drum up built-to-order contracts among international lighting brands. And the company’s lighting operation can prov...
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2012-04-24

LEDinside: European Lighting Market Value to Soar by 40% in 2012, Growth Driven by High Electricity Prices and Lighting Aesthetics Preferences

The energy shortage raises energy-saving awareness around the world, and with the effort of the major companies, LED lighting once again takes over the spotlight in 2012. According to LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, Europe has become one of the most fast-growing LED markets in the world besides Japan. Benefiting from the ban imposed by certain countries against selling incandescent light bulb of high wattage in 2012, the value of European LED lighting market will soar to US$3.01 billion in 2012, a 44% YoY growth; the value is expected to reach U...
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2012-04-19

British Fruit Importer Overcomes Rising Energy Costs with New Hi-Efficiency Dialight LED Lighting

One of the largest importers of fresh fruit in the United Kingdom, MMD Shipping’s inbound facility at the City of Portsmouth handles roughly 60 percent of all bananas brought into the UK. With a dozen ships that traverse the Atlantic hauling fruit “across The Pond” from the Caribbean, MMD operates a 12-warehouse facility that receives and distributes all varieties of fresh fruit to the British market. Already coping with a nearly 20 percent increase in energy rates over the past year, the company was facing an additional 10-15 percent year-over-y...
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Tokushima, Japan – 25 January 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce the additions of the NVSW719AC and NVSW219C-V2 to its industry standard ce... READ MORE

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