Resourcefulness Key for SMEs to Survive in Competitive Chinese LED Market

Although, China’s luminaire industry reached a certain scale, most luminaire manufacturers are still SMEs. Under intense market competition, the industry is becoming increasingly polarized. For SMEs to succeed under immense pressure, manufacturers have to transit business models and raise product quality, production and profitability.
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PEA Kicks Off EcoLight Tech Asia 2014

Officials from Thailand’s Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), NCC Exhibition Organizer (NEO) and Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) attended the opening ceremony of EcoLight Tech Asia 2014 on Tuesday. The show will run from Nov. 12-14, 2014 at the Queen Sirkit National Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Orion Energy Systems Announces Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results

Orion Energy Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance, energy-efficient lighting platforms, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter and first half ended September 30, 2014.
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Panasonic Opens Second LED Lighting Experience Center in India

Continuing with its focus on providing the best of innovation and technology, India's leading electrical solutions provider - Anchor Electricals Pvt. Ltd (A Panasonic Group Company), today inaugurated its second LED lighting experience centre in Bangalore, after Mumbai.
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Indian Power Ministry to Sell LED Bulbs to Households for Less Than US $1

India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) announced selling LED bulbs to households at very low prices, according to a report by The Economic Times.
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LED Lighting Spurs Global Lighting Industry Growth in 2014

The global lighting market value approximated US $11.16 billion in 2013, and is estimated to grow 4 percent to US $11.62 billion this year, according to statistics compiled by Taiwan’s Photonics Industry and Technology Association (PIDA). Although, the lighting market still mainly consists of fluorescent lamps, incandescent bulbs, and other types of light sources such as halogen lamps; LED lights have become a major market growth driver.
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LED Lighting Takes Off in China’s Second-tier Cities

Supported by favorable government policies China’s LED industry initiated a new round of financing during the first half of 2014, according to a Chinese-language report by Consumption Daily. Innovative technology and new products released by the LED lighting industry led to rising developments. Spurred on by strong demands throughout the supply chain, listed LED manufacturers reported high revenues. 
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Taiwanese LED Manufacturers August Performance Unaffected by Recent Stock Slip

Taiwanese LED stocks plunged on Aug. 21, 2014 over rumors of Chinese government’s intention to raise LED tariffs. To clarify market rumors, LED manufacturers Lite-On, Everlight, Epistar and Unity Opto all stated they did not receive any notices regarding increased tariffs from Chinese authorities, and an uptick in tariffs would have limited impact since they all had LED factories in China. These Taiwanese LED manufacturers also emphasized delivering good revenue performances for August 2014.
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AIXTRON Highlights LED Market Contributed to 2Q14 Revenue Growth

AIXTRON, a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced revenues of EUR 46.2 million (US $62.06 million) for the second quarter of 2014, 5 percent higher sequentially (Q1/2014: EUR 43.9 million) and 2 percent higher compared to one year ago (Q2/2013: EUR 45.3 million). Q2/2014 EBIT at EUR -10.6 million (Q2/2013; EUR -9.8 million) and net result at EUR -11.6 million (Q2/2013: EUR -11.8 million) were both also broadly unchanged year-on-year.
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Market Impact from Epistar and FOREPI Merger

The merge between Taiwan’s top LED chip manufacturers Epistar and FOREPI will no doubt be remembered as one of the most significant events in the LED industry in 2014. Market rumors about the two companies potential “marriage” first surfaced in 2007, but has been repeatedly denied by Epistar. The company’s last minute press conference announcement about the merger on June 30, 2014 sent shockwaves throughout the industry.
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More than a Third of Chinese Manufacturers to Exit LED Market as Early as 2019

Despite China’s blooming LED industry, many LED manufacturers will be eliminated from the market, according to a report by Yicai.com.
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Booming Sapphire Substrate Demands Could Lead to Supply Shortage

Apple’s recent interest in sapphire substrate has got the industry talking as to what future Apple product will use the material. Long since used in LED lighting applications and handheld devices, sapphire substrate will soon be the spotlight in the industry once Apple’s Arizona factory is up and running. 
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Sapphire Demand to be Spurred by Conventional LED Peak Season in March

As LED enters conventional peak season in March it will initiate the LED lighting cycle, with demands estimated to return to peak heights in 2010, according to latest research by Guotai Junan Securities. The Chinese financial institute projected sapphire substrate prices will continue its upward climb in 2014 and enter the big LED trend.
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Three Regional Markets Pick Up Pace to Catch On Emerging LED Replacement Wave

As global environmental pollution escalates, the new generation lighting technology LED has become a major focus. LED replacement trend has been initiated as LED lighting efficiency and lifetime improves significantly, and has evident advantages in energy efficiency and environmental friendly.
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Kingsun Sees Great Potential in LED Market in 2014

Kingsun’s investor relation activity report released on December 30th showed that the company sees great potential in the LED market. Spurred by technological advancements and lowering costs, prices continue to drop. The industry profit levels have declined due to this environment.
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The Demand for LED Lighting in India to Increase by 40%

The demand for LED lighting in India market would increase by about 40% annually at least for the next five years, global chief executive officer of NTL Lemnis Arun Gupta said yesterday. The size of the current lighting market in India is around 96 billion rupees (Rs.) and the LED lighting industry's share is around Rs.10 billion. According to the Association of Electrical Lighting Manufacturers in India (ELCOMA), the lighting industry in the country has increased by nearly 17% to 18% per annum over the past three years. Although the growth rate of overa...
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Taiwan LED Firms will Participate Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2013

China is one of the major LED lighting markets in the world, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition is most important LED lighting exhibitions in China. That will be held on June 9-12. Taiwan-based firms such as Epistar, Everlight, Lextar, Lite-On Technology, Genesis Photonics, Delta Electronics and Edison Opto will all participate. The China government has a series of policies in place to stimulate domestic LED lighting demand. Market observers believe LED demand in China may reach US$10 billion by 2015 and US$22 billion by 2020. The G...
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Thai Market Shines Bright at LED Expo Thailand 2013

Over 200 LED lighting suppliers including 80 from overseas will introduce their latest technology to local and regional buyers, home and industrial sectors at the LED Expo Thailand 2013, scheduled from May 23-25, 2013 at Hall 4 - IMPACT Muang Thong Thani. Of those 200 LED exhibitors, China and Taiwan represent the biggest number of overseas suppliers who will be showcasing energy efficient lighting products. There are also exhibitors from India, Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore as well as multi-national and domestic entrepreneurs joining the show to...
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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