2018-09-28

U.S. Patent Granted to Nichia, Mitsubishi Chemical, NIMS and Citizen Electronics for LEDs Using Nitride-type Red Phosphor

Four Japanese companies, Nichia, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC), Citizen and National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), reported that they have been granted in the U.S. the patent (U.S. patent No. 10,072,207) to LEDs using a nitride-type red phosphor*.
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2017-05-05

EVERLIGHT Sued Nichia, Citizen and Daiko for Patent Infringement

EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd. on April 25, 2017 filed its complaints with Tokyo District Court against Nichia Corporation, Citizen Electronics Co., Ltd. and Daiko Electronics Co., Ltd. for patent infringement.
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2015-07-01

Citizen Develops World’s Thinnest Multi-Color LED with Reflector

Citizen Electronics Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture. President: Yoshihiro Gohta) has developed the CL-426 Series that is the world’s thinnest side-lighting type multi-color LED with a reflector.  Shipment of samples will start in July 2015. 
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2015-05-26

Citizen Showcases Prototype COB LED at Thailand Lighting Show

Japanese LED chip manufacturer Citizen booth might have been the furthest from the show entrance at LED Expo Thailand this year, but its prototype LED COB and AC LED modules attracted a steady stream of visitors towards its booth.
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2015-04-30

Citizen Launches LED Packages for Lighting

Citizen Electronics Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture. President: Yoshihiro Gohta) has developed LED packages for lighting (207 models in total), ‘COB *1 Series, Version 4,’ that provide the world’s highest level of luminous efficacy.  The products will be exhibited during the ‘LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL 2015’ in New York, U.S. from May 5, 2015.
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2009-11-18

Hong Kong Lighting Fair 2009: Japan and Korea Leading Brands

LEDinside took a close eye on LED component suppliers of Japan and Korea leading brands at this fair. Nichia
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2009-02-10

SCI is appointed by Citizen as ASEAN distributor

Citizen Electronics of Japan appoints Supreme Components International (SCI) of Singapore as their official distributor for High Brightness LED for ASIAN market. Citizen electronics has been producing LEDs since 1983 and is a major player for mobile phone LED in the world with significant market share. Citizen LEDs have high reliability and high CRI.
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2008-04-17

Citizen Plans to Bolster LED Research, Targets Lighting Market

Citizen Holdings Co., a Japanese maker of watches and industrial machinery, plans to increase the number of research workers dedicated to light-emitting diodes as the devices replace incandescent bulbs in homes and offices. The company will allocate almost half its research employees of about 200 to LED development as soon as possible, rising from 10 percent now, Mitsuyuki Kanamori, who was appointed president of Tokyo-based Citizen on April 1, said in a Bloomberg Television interview broadcast today.
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