Winter is coming? World’s Top Lighting Manufacturer Philips Closes Shenzhen Factory

This article contributed by a Wellmax editor analyses implications from the recent shutdown of Philips LED factory in Shenzhen, China. For Guangdong province alone, over 20 companies were listed. Kingsun Optoelectronic, Honglitronic entered into capital market, and the total market capitalization was over RMB 20 billion. The aggregate investment for provincial LED industry bases in Huizhou, Dongguan, Jiangmen, Nanhai, Zencheng and etc. was over 50 billion Chinese yuan.
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The Spin-off of OSRAM Licht AG from Siemens Promotes Osram to Expand Chinese Market

Today, Siemens formally spins off OSRAM Licht AG and lists it in Germany. Analysts believe that Osram will be provided with more adequate funds and a more flexible organizational structure to grasp the rapidly growing opportunities of the global LED lighting after the spin-off. It is expected that OSRAM will increase the intensity to extend the Chinese LED lighting market. As one of the global lighting giants, Osram was originally a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens. In November of 2012, Siemens planned to spin-off 80.5% of OSRAM's shares to share...
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Philips First Introduces 3000K Warm White LED Road Lighting Solutions to Chinese Market

On the recent Guangzhou Lighting Fair, Philips showcased its latest LED research achievements for road field, it first introduced 3000K warm white LED street lighting solutions to the Chinese market, Philips aims to fill the gap in the current LED lighting market with innovative technology. The new 3000K warm white LED lighting products not only provide sufficient surface brightness on street to ensure road safety, but also it offers driver and passengers comfortable viewing experience with the appropriate color temperature, while completing the social responsibility...
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LED Enterprises Transfer Focus to Chinese Market to Explore New Channel Model

With the emerging of Chinese civil LED lighting market, some enterprises focusing on the overseas markets also have transferred attention to the Chinese market. Recently, Li Li, the president of Shenzhen Jiawei Photovoltaic Lighting Co., LTD, said in an interview that Jiawei focusing on the North American market has started developing Chinese market from last year, and it will continue to make efforts to extend Chinese market to seek breakthrough, Jiawei considers the photovoltaic LED lighting as a breakthrough, and it plans to use E-Commerce and other new channel...
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Chinese LED Chip Makers Drastically Modify Expansion Plan Due to Weak End-Market Demand

According to a survey conducted by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, because of the subsidy policies enacted by local governments in 2010, Chinese LED chip makers planned to expand their capacity and increase the amount of MOCVD equipment to target at the prospects of the LED lighting market in 2011. However, affected by the uncertain end-market demand of the LED industry in 2011, the inventory levels of LED products continue to rise. Therefore, LED manufacturers have put their purchases of MOCVD equipment on hold.
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE