Lumileds Opens New Innovation Center in Shanghai, Reinforcing Commitment to Asia

Lumileds held a grand opening event to celebrate officially opening the doors of its new office and innovation center in Shanghai. Lumileds is making an important investment in pursuing further growth in one of the biggest global markets in automotive, illumination and mobile.  
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Rongwen and Silver Spring Networks Connect Smart Lighting in China

Guangdong Rongwen Energy Technology Group (Rongwen) and Silver Spring Networks announced their selection to connect smart LED street lights in Guangzhou, China at Smart City Expo World Congress. 
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Wipro Lighting and pureLiFi Team Up to Drive LiFi Adoption in Asia

Wipro Lighting, part of Wipro Enterprises (P) Limited and a leading player in lighting in India, has concluded an agreement with pureLiFi - global leaders in LiFi technology and commercialisation, to harness their LiFi technology to develop applications for the wireless communications and lighting market in Asia.
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Osram Revs up Wuxi Plant with the 2nd Phase of Back-end Production Project

Osram Opto Semiconductors successfully held a breaking ground ceremony for Wuxi factory's phase two expansion project in the Wuxi High-Tech Industrial Development Zone on August 8th.
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LEDinside Analyses Lumileds Sale to Apollo Global Management to Strengthen Asian OEM Partnerships

Royal Philips concluded its LED component business sale after the takeover was delayed for nearly one year, due to national security concerns raised by The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUs) earlier in January this year.
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Pixelligent New Taiwan Office to Head its Asian Market Strategy

Advanced optical material specialist Pixelligent is ramping up its deployment strategy in Asia, and set up a new office in Taoyuan, Taiwan two months ago, said the company CEO Craig Bandes in an exclusive interview with LEDinside.
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[Breaking News] GE Lighting to Withdraw from Asia and Latin America Markets

GE Lighting CEO Bill Lacey announced in an internal memo to employees that it will be withdrawing from Asia and Latin America Markets as of Nov. 30, 2016, reported China Association of Lighting Industry (CALI).
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Bangkok Int’l Airport to Receive LED Upgrade

Bangkok International Airport in Thailand will be cutting energy consumption with a LED upgrade in the next six months, according to a report byPattaya Mail.
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GE Expects to Improve LED Lighting Sales by 60% in Asia Next Year

It is reported that General Electric intends to nearly double its LED lighting business in Asia next year from last year, accelerating the trend towards light-emitting diodes as the new primary lighting source. "This year we'll improve LED sales in Asia by 26%. For me, this is still much too slow. Next year, we aim to increase it by 60%," Henry Eng, president and chief executive of GE Light Asia, expressed on August 20 in an interview. LED is set to "revolutionize" the lighting industry worldwide. From accounting for just 18% of the US...
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Asia's Largest Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) Back in October Shed Spotlight on Green Lighting

Being the largest autumn lighting event in Asia, the 15th edition HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be held from 27-30 October this year at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the event is expected to attract close to 2,300 global exhibitors to showcase their latest and finest lighting fixture in the face of quality cluster of buyers, including first time exhibitor from Israel. This highly successful event keeps attracting more and more participants each year. There were a record-breaking of nearly 2,300 exhibitors from mo...
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Panasonic Eco Solutions to Fully Develop LED Residential Lighting in Asia

Panasonic Eco Solutions will make all efforts to develop its residential lighting business in Asia. Panasonic starts the sales of residential LED lamps in the Vietnamese market from June 2013 at first, and then it will expand its sales in Indonesia, India, Taiwan and Hong Kong and other regions in turns, and it will add LED product lines in Chinese mainland market where the ceiling lamp is available to fully expand its business. Panasonic takes the approach that the appearance of lamps must meet the regional and national market preferences, and devices are universal an...
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Intematix and Mitsubishi Chemical LED Patent Update: Court Defers Taking Any Enforcement Action

Intematix Corporation, an innovator of patented phosphors and phosphor components for high-quality LED lighting, provided an update on its patent infringement litigation in South Korea with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation.
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YACG lighting company has launched the latest SOL aluminum Down light Series in 2012

YACG lighting anounced the spirit of the latest SOL design: To Minimize Size and maximize luminous efficiency. Six most commonly used sizes have been developed for the global market. 3 inches- 12w/15w/24w            Dimension: 88*85mm 5 inch es-12w/15w/24w/33w        Dimension: 147*100mm 6 inches -15w/24w/33w            Dimension: 177*115mm 7 inches -15w/24w/33w           ...
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Interview with Louis Lam, President & CEO of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Asia

LEDinside conducted an interview with Mr. Louis Lam, President & CEO of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Asia Ltd, who shed light on the role OSRAM plays in the global LED, solid-state lighting and LED lighting industries and OSRAM’s strategy regarding the Asian and Chinese markets. Quality and R&D is the Key to Making Inroads into Global SSL Market In regard to OSRAM-OS’s new Wuxi plant, a lot of people in the industry are curious about the Wuxi plant’s role (packaging, assembly, and applications) and the c...
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Samuel Wu takes over the OSRAM business in Asia

Commencing on the 1st of April 2012, Samuel Wu (46) has taken over the OSRAM business for the Asian Pacific region. He is the successor of Fran Piscitelli (63), who will be retiring after more than 35 successful years with OSRAM. Samuel Wu, who was born in China, has comprehensive international management expertise with a deep knowledge of clients and culture in China. “This is of particular importance for us, considering the largest single light market worldwide. Samuel Wu can build upon the achievements of Piscitelli, who has merited much credit for his wor...
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New CEO for OSRAM Opto Semiconductors in Asia

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Asia Ltd. has a new CEO. Louis Lam took over the company’s Asian business at the beginning of December. He is also Vice President for worldwide sales of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. His predecessor Dr Alfred Felder will in future be responsible for global sales of the business unit General Lighting at the parent company OSRAM AG. Louis Lam can look back on more than 25 years of experience in marketing and sales, as well as business development in the opto-semiconductors industry. He was responsible, among other things...
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Exclusive interview with Dr. Alfred Felder: Osram will continue to focus on the market of vehicle application, lighting and consumer electronics

Besides the fields of lighting and backlight, the LED demand has also increased in the emerging applications of vehicle, projector and flashlight in these years. LEDinside had the exclusive interview with Dr. Alfred Felder, the President and CEO of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Asia Ltd., owned by Osram group, and discussed the major LED companies’ view about the future of LED industrial development, as well as the fields which would become the development direction in the future market.
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Avago Technologies Showed off High-Brightness LEDs at CEATEC Japan 2010

Avago Technologies showed off a new family of high-brightness LEDs in ultra-small PLCC-6 packages at the Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC) Japan 2010. The ASMT-YTx2 surface-mount devices are encapsulated in a heat- resistant silicone material, enabling them to operate in a wide range of environmental conditions with high reliability and long operating life.
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LED Streetlights To Light up Major Cities in India

Ludhiana, the city of India, will be the first city of the state to have LED streetlights. Energy saving companies (ESCOs) has invited tenders to light up major cities with LEDs, starting from Ludhiana and then Bathinda.   Under the ESCOs mode, the firms set up the project and recover costs from the energy saved, which is usually 50 to 60 per cent.  
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Luminus Devices and Comex Technology Announce LED Distribution Franchise Agreement for Asia

Considering the Asian market is a cornerstone to the market growth, Luminus Devices, developer and manufacturer of PhlatLight® LEDs, and Comex Technology announced a partnership through which Comex will distribute Luminus LEDs to customers in Asia. Comex will provide comprehensive distribution, supply-chain optimization and technical support to help Luminus’ customers to accelerate product development for a variety of general illumination and specialty lighting applications.
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Avnet Electronics to distribute Luminus Devices’s PhlatLight LEDs in Asia

Luminus Devices and Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia, part of the global technology distributor Avnet, Inc., announced a partnership through which Avnet Electronics Marketing will distribute Luminus PhlatLight LEDs to customers in Asia.
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Opening ceremony at Asia’s First LED Chip Production Plant, OSRAM strengthens its position in LED arena

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors today held an opening ceremony for its 35,000 square meter new LED wafer fabrication plant in Penang, Malaysia. It is the company’s first ever LED chip plant in Asia and currently the most modern facility in the world. The plant will produce chips for light emitting diodes, the light source of the future. Y.B. Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, the Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Y.A.B.
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Over 390 LED companies to participate Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2009

HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be held through 27-30 October in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year the fair, will feature over 1, 700 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions. First-time exhibitors are from Hungry, Poland, New Zealand and Brazil.
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The Radiant High CRI Primax White 0.2-Watt - Energy Star Guideline Compliance

In order to complete the Primax product portfolio and fulfill lighting market demand, DOMINANT is now extending this series with high Color Rendering Index (CRI) products in 0.2-Watt white and warm white versions, NA2W-PSC and NA2F-PSC. These high CRI products are compliant to United State Energy Star guidelines; fulfilling minimum CRI required of 75.
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New XLamp® S Line LEDs enhance growth, last longer, lower energy costs Horticulture and other forms of agricultural lighting require application-tuned ratios of spectral content, high efficacy and long lifetimes. Whether you are interested... READ MORE

Introducing the world’s first LCoS light engine with adaptive LED illumination. Spotlight™ display technology delivers up to 90% illumination power savings and 10x local contrast compared to conventional LCoS. SAN MATEO, Calif., Ja... READ MORE