2013-12-31

LEDinside: Global Demand for LED Bulb and Tube in 2014 is to Increase over 80%

Global market research firm TrendForce's Green Energy Division LEDinside said that, with the decrease in LED price and the gradual improvement in LED efficacy, the cost recovery period has been shortened remarkably, greatly improving the intention of commercial and public departments worldwide to replace lights, formally launching the global replacement tide with LED lamps, and retrofit lamps like bulb and tube are most welcomed by market. LEDinside estimates that the global demand for LED bulb and LED tube will increase by 86% and 89% in 2014 respectively o...
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2013-12-17

LEDinside: Chinese LED Package Manufacturers on the Rise, Technology Remains Biggest Challenge

Global market research firm TrendForce's Green Energy Division LEDinside said that, in 2013 Chinese LED packaging market value increased far quicker than the global average. LED lighting is still the largest application field of 2013 Chinese LED packaging market, accounting for 42%. Due to the rapid growth of Chinese LED commercial lighting market demand, Chinese lighting-use LED manufacturers such as MLS Lighting, Honglitronic, CF Lighting got continuously outstanding performance. High-quality indigenous chips greatly improved the competitive position for Chinese LED lighting-use LED packaging industry. According to LEDinside, indigenous chips has accounted for almost 80% in the 2013 Chinese chip market.
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2013-11-28

LEDinside: LED Lighting and Smartphone Applications Demands Leads to Sapphire Substrate Manufacturers Production Expansions

Spurred by LED lighting and mobile device market demands, sapphire substrate manufacturers have been actively expanding their production capacity, according to TrendForce subsidiary LEDinside’s “Global Sapphire Substrate Market 2013” research report. The top five sapphire ingot manufacturers for instance, have seen 2-inch equiv. sapphire substrate monthly production capacity grow by 75% to 7800Kmm compared to 2012.
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