Everlight Reports New Quarterly High for 3Q14 Earnings

Taiwanese major LED packaging manufacturer Everlight reported a consolidated profit of NT $8.52 billion for 2014 third quarter, hitting a quarterly record, with gross margin of 24.44%, net operating profit of NT$816 million and net profit of NT$726 million.
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China’s Turbid MOCVD Market Still Lacks International Trust

The Chinese government first began providing LED lighting businesses with subsidies in 2009 which lead to explosive growth within the industry. However, at the time there was a lack in chip manufacturing technology so Metal-organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) units needed to be brought in from abroad. 
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NVC Lighting Chairman: LED Lighting Construction Theory

LED manufacturers are becoming increasingly lost in a flourishing market, with each searching for the road to transformation, according to an article by Guangming Daily. Lighting industry leader, NVC Lighting Chairman Wu Changjiang shares some of his insights on LED industry trends and future developments.
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Roadblocks for Chinese LED Manufacturers to Overcome

The LED industry’s development has been anything but a smooth ride. Foreign manufacturers have monopolized the technology market in China. The industry in China also faces challenges of being overtly small, incomplete supply chains, and oversupply in the midstream and downstream markets. Despite being the “star” of the era, the industry is facing a bottleneck. How can companies cope pragmatically during an industry low tide? How should social awareness change to create a better environment for industry development? How can the Chinese government speed up industry standardization and corresponding development policies?
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LEDInside: China LED market to grow 36% in 2013, Home lighting market to expand by approximately 90%

China’s LED lighting market will reach RMB 32.4 billion (US$5.24 billion) in 2013, at a year-on-year growth rate of 36 percent, according to LEDInside’s latest Chinese LED Lighting report. LEDInside is a research division under global market research organization, TrendForce. The report highlighted the home market growth of 96 percent, placing it just one place behind the top ranking commercial market. Traditional lighting manufacturers, such as NVC Lighting Technology (NVC), Opple Lighting (Opple), PAK Corporation (PAK) and Foshan Electrical Lighting (Foshan) have all switched to LED lighting, while Taiwanese and Chinese LED assembly companies including Everlight, Edison Opto (Edison), MIS Lighting (MIS), Shenzhen Changfang Lighting (Changfang) are more proactive in utilizing advantages in LED manufacturing to grasp a share of China’s LED lighting market.
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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.