Micro LED, VCSEL to Lift Epistar Growth from 2018

Taiwan-based LED chip giant Epistar’s revenue in August stood at NTD 2.332 billion (USD 77.59 million), with a rise of 3.7% MoM (5.3% YoY). It has hit a new high in the past 28 months. The company explained the fully-utilized capacity for blue LED manufacturing and the AlInGaP demand driver from the horticultural lighting market accounted for the growth, despite an overall slide of 0.3% YoY in the consolidated revenue of 2017 (accumulated until the end of August).
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Philips Lighting Share Buyback Periodic Update

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced it has repurchased 129,400 shares in the period June 26, 2017 to June 30, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 34.01 per share and an aggregate amount of EUR 4.40 million.
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Universal Display Corporation Holds 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Universal Display Corporation, enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, on 22nd June held its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
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Silver Spring Networks Revenue Soars in 3Q15

Silver Spring Networks announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2015.
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LG to Invest $803M in OLED

LG Display will be investing 900 billion won (US$802.75 million) to build a new production line for small and medium OLED displays, reported Korean newspaper DongA Ilbo.
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Epistar Chairman Projects LED Orders to Rebound in 3Q15

LED market underperformed in 2Q15, due to waning backlight market during the quarter and cutthroat pricing competition in the lighting market, a CNA report cited Epistar Chairman B.J. Lee saying.
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Zumtobel Raises Profit Outlook as Restructuring Pays Off

Austrian lighting company Zumtobel restructures have helped the company turn around the EUR 4.8 million (US $ 5.32 million) losses it incurred in the last fiscal year, reported Austrian media Die Presse.
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Epistar Orders to Surge in May

Epistar Chairman B.J. Lee upheld a positive outlook for the LED industry in 2Q15, following surging orders in May, reported UDN.
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San’an Opto Net Profit Soars in 1Q15

San’an Opto reported the company’s net profits soared during first quarter in 2015.
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HC Semitek Estimates Heavy Losses in 1Q15

HC Semitek projected it will be incurring heavy losses from January 1 to March 31, according to a Chinese media Securities Time report.
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Philips 4Q14 Sales Drop Despite Growth in Lighting Business

Group Financials have been restated as of the fourth quarter of 2014 and for prior periods to show the results of the combined businesses of Lumileds and Automotive as discontinued operations in connection with the process of attracting third-party investors.
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Refond Receives RMB 4M Government Subsidy

Refond Optoelectronics announced that the company had received RMB 4 million (US $647,708) subsidy from China’s Ministry of Finance on December 16.
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OSRAM Shares to Soar in Near Future?

After it spun-off from Siemens, OSRAM’s lower margins and trades were at half the multiples of its peers on half of the margin, but is expected to have a positive outlook in coming year, according to an analysis on Seeking Alpha.
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Universal Display Corporation Named to the Barron's 400 Index

Universal Display Corporation, enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with itsUniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, announced today that the company has been named to the Barron's 400 Index, a measure of the most promising companies in America. The Index is based on companies that perform exceptionally in 24 fundamental areas of fundamental performance.
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Refond CEO Sheds 5 Million Company Stocks

Refond Optoelectronics recently announced its largest shareholder and company CEO Gong Weibin has sold out 5 million stocks, or about 2.29 percent of shares on Sept. 11, 2014, according to a Securities Times report.
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Ledtech Sees Sales Grow in 2013

Taiwanese LED package manufacturer Ledtech consolidated revenue forDecember  reached NT $170 million (US $5.6 million), a monthly increase of 39.72 percent and YoY growth of 25.74 percent. Growth was from client orders for low temperature lighting being deferred to December as well as from client Lunar New Year preorders. The company’s total revenue for last year was NT$ 1.67 billion, a yearly growth of 4.81 percent. 
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Veeco Authorizes Share Repurchases

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $200 million of the Company's common stock over the next year.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.