2012-09-14

Taiwan Lextar to Merge Wellypower

Lextar Electronics Corp. (“Lextar” or the “Company”) (TAIEX: 3698) and Wellypower Optronics Co. Ltd. (“Wellypower”)(TAIEX: 3080) today announced that they have entered into an amalgamation agreement. The merger agreement was approved today by the Boards of Directors of both Lextar and Wellypower. The consolidation date of the merger is targeted for February 1st, 2013, at which time Wellypower will be absorbed into Lextar.  The merged entity will operate as Lexstar.  The swap ratio for Wellypower and Lextar is pla...
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2012-09-12

Chinese Chipmakers Show Interests in Taiwan LED Industry

Recently, enterprises from mainland China such as BOE Technology Group and San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. have privately inquired about corporate details of two Taiwanese LED chip makers, namely Formosa Epitaxy Incorporation (FOREPI) and Lextar, indicating an interest to invest in Taiwan’s LED industry after the lifting of maximum investment by Chinese investors. Chinese operators are interested in Taiwan’s LED epitaxy plants for their advanced technologies, according to institutional investors. Insiders say that the parent compan...
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2012-09-10

Taiwan’s LED Makers Receive Brisk Sales in August

Taiwan LED makers Unity Opto, I-Chiun Precision Industry Co., Ltd., Leadlink, Lextar and Formosa Epitaxy seen to have brisk sales in August. Unity Opto, I-Chiun, and Leadlink saw sales hit new highs in July and are estimated to score another high in August in the regularly busy third quarter. According to industry executives, capacity utilization of Taiwan’s LED industry is still on the climb, leading to satisfactory earnings in the first half of 2012 at most of the island’s LED makers. They felt that these manufacturers would be more profit...
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2012-09-06

Lextar Electronics Corp. Announces its “Photometric Laboratory” Listed with LM-79 and LM-80 Accreditation

Its LEDs Completed 6,000 Hours of LM-80 Testing on Its 3014 and 5630 Package   Lextar Electronics Corp. (“Lextar” or the “Company) (TAIEX: 3698) announces its “Photometric Laboratory” has been listed with LM-79 and LM-80 accreditation. This makes Lextar the first of any LED corporation in Taiwan to be awarded both accreditations and shows the company’s commitment to cultivating the LED industry. Additionally, Lextar’s 3014 and 5630 LED package have exceeded 6,000 hours of LM-80 testing, indicating the...
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2012-09-05

Taiwan’s LED-lit TV Makers Benefit from Mainland Authorities’ Subsidization Programs

Benefiting from mainland China’s TV makers vigorously building up inventories for the upcoming high season, Taiwan’s LED makers Epistar, Unity Opto, Lextar, and I-Chiun Precision Industry Co., Ltd. have been inundated in contracts. The mainland’s top six color TV makers are energetically promoting LED-lit TVs in anticipation of lucrative demands from the mainland authorities’ subsidization programs, which are designed to further boost LED-lit TV penetration in the Chinese mainland to 80% from current 70%. Lextar increases product...
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2012-08-13

Lextar Reports 2Q 2012 Financial Results: Gross margin 15.1%, EPS NT$ 0.3

Lextar Electronics Corp. (“Lextar” or the “Company) (TAIEX: 3698) announced its results for the second quarter of 2012. The Company reported consolidated revenue of NT$ 2,611 million, up 19% from the previous quarter and near 10% of YoY increase.  Gross profit was NT$ 650 million with the gross margin of 15.1%, a 3.2 percentage point QoQ growth.  Lextar’s consolidated net profit for the second quarter of 2012 was NT$ 126 million, EPS NT$ 0.3. For the first half of 2012 Lextar’s consolidated revenue reported NT$ 4,805 million with an EPS of NT$ 0.3.
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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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2012-07-18

China LED Industry’s High Unused Capacity Renders 2H12 Outlook Uncertain

As the global economic outlook remains stagnant, LED industry’s peak season performance may fall short of expectations. Thus, Taiwanese LED firms such as Epistar, Unity Opto, Lextar, and Genesis Photonics underwent setbacks in the stock market on July 16. Since July, despite the orders keeping pouring in, there is still a considerable amount of unused capacity in the Chinese LED industry. Research institutes and foreign capitals become conservative about the LED market outlook, which kicks off the second half of 2012 with uncertainty. Most listed LED com...
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2012-07-12

LEDinside: Taiwan LED Makers’ Revenue Stayed Flat in June, LED Industry to Face Severe Challenge in 2H12

According to LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, the June revenues of Taiwanese listed LED manufacturers totaled NT$8.8 billion (MoM+1.12%, YoY-5.6%). Benefiting from the climbing demand for consumer electronic appliances and the traditional lighting peak season, the LED industry’s 2Q12 revenue reached NT$25.82 billion (QoQ+22.7%). Looking towards the second half of 2012, the LED industry will face a severe challenge – affected by the lukewarm economic outlook and the European debt crisis, the future for end market does not seem b...
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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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2012-06-28

Lite-On Said to Instead of Lextar for Philips Supplier

Sources from industry executives have released that Lite-On Group takes the place of Lextar as Philips contract supplier of LED lighting. It’s a huge order that Lite-On has won from international big name company since it entered into alliance with Epistar and mainland Chinese lighting fixture makers. Under Philips contract, Lite-On will supply LED packages and modules, Epistar will provide chips and some mainland Chinese manufacturers will supply light fittings. According to Lite-On executives, the company’s revenue for the second quarter would su...
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2012-06-25

LEDforum 2012 Guangzhou Highlights: The Demands for LED Lighting will keep Increasing

LEDforum 2012 Guangzhou organized by LEDinside and Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, as well as co-sponsored by CNLEDW.com ,has grandly opened at the Chinese Export Commodities Fair Pazhou Complex, Area B, Room #8 on June 11, 2012. This LEDforum has invited global LED market leaders from Osram, Philips Lumileds, Seoul Semiconductor, Henkel (China), Lextar, Aixtron, Veeco Instruments, KLA-Tencor and Laytec to give wonderful presentations.   Dr. C.L. Liu from TrendForce Corp. gave an opening speech Louis...
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2012-06-20

Lextar Expects to Get Apple’s Certification on iOS-based Control of LED Lighting

According to Lextar Chairman David Su, Apple is to certify its Bluetooth LED lighting products for use with iOS devices in one to two months. And Lextar is expected to become the first provider of iOS-based control of LED lighting for Apple’s certification. Certification from Apple is necessary because iOS devices require special authentication for Bluetooth Serial Port Profile devices. Certification will allow Lextar's products to include "Made for iPhone" and "Made for iPad" logos.   Therefore, currently, Lextar is...
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2012-06-08

LEDforum 2012 Guangzhou to Kick off on June 11

LEDforum 2012 Guangzhou is to kick off with industry heavyweights at the Chinese Export Commodities Fair Pazhou Complex, Area B, Room # 8 on June 11th. Organizer :       Co-organizer: Date : June 11, 2012 Time : 9 am – 5 pm Venue : Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex (Please enter directly from Area B) Overview This time, LEDforum 2012 will provide a perfect platform to interact with global LED market leaders from Osram, Philips Lumileds, Seoul Semiconductor, Henkel (China), Lextar, Aixtron, Veeco Instrume...
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2012-06-08

Lextar Electronics Corp. qualified LayTec’s Pyro 400 for GaN LED production

LayTec announces that Lextar Electronics Corp., a major LED producer with headquarter in Hsinchu/Taiwan, has qualified LayTec´s GaN surface temperature measurement tool Pyro 400 for its GaN LED production. Mr. Johnson Wang, the department manager of “EPI Engineering/Manufacturing” who was responsible for the Pyro 400 product qualification process, stated, "With Pyro 400 we can now better control the later emission wavelength of the LED already during growth. The qualifications tests have proven that the surface temperature of the G...
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2012-06-07

Lextar Announces its 100-watt High Efficiency COB Products

Lextar Electronics Corp. (Lextar) announces its 100-watt COB LED products that have a high efficiency of 130 lm/W and low thermal resistance. In addition, Lextar’s Blue Emitter with HV chip as well as high color rendering light board (CRI>95, R9>90) will all be on display from June 9-12 at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition.   The 100-watt COB LED product has a luminous efficiency of 130 lm/W and low thermal resistance of 0.5 degrees per watt, which is more than a 70% decrease compared with most LED products. This can ...
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2012-05-25

LEDforum 2012 Guangzhou to Hold on June, Don't Hesitate to Join in Global LED Cooperation

As June is coming near, LEDinside is ready to hold a grand and perfect LEDforum 2012 Guangzhou at the Chinese Export Commodities Fair Pazhou Complex, Area B, Room #8. Currently, global LED industry is in the process of changeful period. In Japan, nuclear power shortage has driven up demand for LED lamps after the March 11 earthquake. Also, benefiting from the ban imposed by certain countries against selling incandescent light bulb of high wattage in 2012, Europe has become one of the most fast-growing LED markets in the world besides Japan. Meanwhile, S...
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2012-04-11

Lextar to Release a New Generation of LED Tubes Along with OLED Lighting Technology to be Debuted at Light + Building 2012

Lextar Electronics Corporation (“Lextar”) announces its new generation of LED tubes that focus on three main aspects- simplified structure, price improvement, and light enhancement. In addition, Lextar will promote dimmable downlights that feature 1000 lumens, and new generation of lighting- OLED technology, all of which will appear for the first time at the Light+Building 2012 exhibition held in Frankfurt Germany from April 15 to 20. Lextar’s new LED tube will be launched in various in 2, 4, and 5 inch sized models and will have a breakthrough desi...
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2012-04-05

Lextar to Launch High CRI and High Efficiency LED Light Module

Lextar Electronics Corporation (“Lextar”) announces its high CRI >95 and high R9(saturated red color) > 90 LED light module, while attaining high efficiency of 100 lm/ W at 2700K color temperature.  In addition, Lextar also unveils its high efficiency of 120 lm/W COB product for 60W incandescent bulb replacement solutions.   Lextar’s high CRI light module, using its in-house 5630 LEDs, can not only enhance color rendering quality to over 95 in a warm white color temperature of 2700K, but also have good saturated red color (R9) ...
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2012-03-30

Lextar to Launch Omni-directional Dimmable LED Bulb Series

Lextar Electronics Corporation (“Lextar”) announces a new line of omni-directional dimmable LED A-bulbs for 40 watt to 75 watt incandescent replacement solution.  The wide angle of over 320 degrees is compatible with Energy Star light distribution, aiming at cliente in Japan, USA and Europe. Lextar also releases its new dimmable LED PAR lamps and candle lamp. The new product series will debut at Light + Building 2012 exhibition taking place from April 15 to 20 in Frankfurt, Germany. Lextar’s next-generation energy saving LED A-bulbs...
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2012-02-15

Taiwan Lextar Received Shenzhen CSOT’s Orders for LED Backlights for LED-backlit TVs

Taiwan Lextar Electronics has won a contract order from Shenzhen-headquartered panel maker CSOT, for LED backlights used in LED-backlit LCD TVs. Lextar stressed that it has worked hard to diversify customers for a while, in order to reduce business overdependence on its parent company for sustainable development. In the meanwhile, the company has also built business links with several Korean and Chinese panel makers, as well as a few consumer electronic device brands abroad. In addition, the company stated that it will continue to explore segments for lightin...
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2011-12-19

Taiwan’s LED Industry to Benefit from Panasonic’s Cost-reduction Plan

Panasonic is announced to make a restructuring plan aimed at quickly snatching up sizable share of mainland China market for LED lighting. And Taiwan’s LED Industry may benefit from the plan. In January 2012, the Japanese company is to combine the LED lighting operation with the independent Panasonic Lighting with the aim of bagging around 40% of the Chinese mainland’s market for LED lighting by the end of 2015 and boosting profit by 10% through halving costs. According to Panasonic, the consolidated entity’s sales to reach 200 billion yen (U...
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2011-10-08

Lighting Will Account for 50% of Lextar’s LED Sales in 2012

According to Lextar Electronics’ chairman, David Su, sales from lighting will account for 50% of its revenue next year, up from this year’s 40%,thanks to the strong demand in Japan and the company’s cooperation with an increasing number of multinational lighting markers. In Su’s opinion, the LED lighting market has picked up as a whole especially after Japan devastating earthquake on March 11. Japan is currently the world’s biggest single market for LED lighting. Su noted that recent slump in backlight demands has compelled Lextar to swi...
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2011-10-08

Taiwan Major LED Makers Benefit from Japan Order

Source has released that Taiwan’s major LED makers have benefited from the strong demand of LED lamps in Japan since the March 11 earthquake. For example, Lite-On Technology Corp., said in the second quarter of this year it landed as twice as many orders it had a quarter earlier. Lextar Electronics, currently depends on the Japanese market for over half of its sales. So far, LED lighting has accounted for 40% of the firm’s LED operation. However, Everlight is fighting against Nichia over LED patent issue.  ...
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2011-09-30

Lextar Electronics Went Public on September 29th

Lextar Electronics Corp. (TAIEX 3968) goes public today at Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and has become the only company in Taiwan’s LED industry with its vertical upstream to downstream integration.   Lextar was established in May 2008 in Hsinchu, Taiwan and has occupied a unique position in LED industry that employs a business model of up-down integration. With the merger in March 2010 with LightHouse Technology Co., Ltd., a domestic packaging manufacturer, Lextar has experienced fast paced growth. Sales revenues in 2010 reached USD 255 mil...
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2011-09-28

Lextar Plans to Launch IPO on September 29th

Lextar, the LED subsidiary of AU Optronics Corporation (AUO), plans to launch its IPO with a stock price of NT$ 17 on September 29th. The considerable growths in both lighting product business and penetration rate contribute to Lextar’s revenue outperformance in 2H11 compared to 1H11. Lextar is a LED manufacturer that vertically integrates upstream chips and packages and downstream light sources and light products. The company’s business in the panel sector accounts for 70% of its total revenue. Lextar’s parent company AUO is its biggest acc...
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2011-06-13

Lextar to Make A Debut of its Chip Array COB and 150 lm/W LED Packaging Products at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Lextar debuts its new Chip Array COB technology and high efficiency (up to 150 lm/W) LED packaging products. Both was presented in the 2011 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition held from the ninth to twelfth of this month.   COB (Chip on Board): Lextar exhibits a series of LED components including COB and LED package. In terms of COB, the newly developed Chip Array COB technology employs exclusive mechanical design and unique material for improved cost.    With a 15-20% more efficient COB the Chip Array COB feature...
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2011-06-13

Lextar to Launch the World’s Brightest* 6 Watt LED Candle Lamp

                                            Along with a Series of 25 to 60 Watt Replacement and Ultra Light LED Bulbs                                           &...
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2011-04-08

LEDinside: LED Perspective from Dr. David Su, Chairman of Lextar

Lextar is the only LED manufacturer in Taiwan that adopts a business model which includes up, mid, downstream production lines and product applications. LEDinside had the honor to interview Lextar’s Chairman Dr. David Su and talked about the vertical integration strategy, the future development of the lighting market and the development strategies in the Chinese market. Dr. Su also sheds light on the current development of Taiwanese LED industry.
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2011-03-04

Lextar Electronics Corp. Reports February 2011 Consolidated Revenue

Lextar Electronics ("Lextar" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 3698) today announced its preliminary consolidated February 2011 revenue of NT$ 540 million, up by 12.2% from the previous month and a YoY growth of 50.4%.   Sales Report :(Unit: NT$ million) (1)     Consolidated numbers include Lextar Electronics Corp. and Lextar Electronics (Suzhou) Corp.  ...
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