2013-01-29

Samsung Invest $1.7 billion for Expansion kunshan Factory

Samsung has intended to invest $1.7 billion for expansion in kunshan-based factory, china. The fund will be used in building factory, purchasing equipment, and the establishment of Samsung Electro - Mechanics Co. as operations research center, in order to support the development for chip load plate projects. The kunshan factory is founded in 2008, and is dedicated in manufacturing electronic components. By the end of 2012, Samsung has injected a total of $80.99 million investment in this factory, and the annual sales have approached $ 100 million. According to kunshan Govern...
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2013-01-23

KaiStar Orders Veeco’s MOCVD for LED Manufacturing

Veeco has received an order for multi- and single-chamber TurboDisc® MOCVD Systems, including the new MaxBright® M™, from KaiStar Lighting Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Epistar Corporation and Shenzhen Kaifa Technology Co., Ltd., which is based in Xiamen, China and began LED production in 2012. The systems will be added to KaiStar’s existing fleet of Veeco MOCVD systems as part of their 2013 capacity expansion plan. MJ Jou, President of Epistar Corporation commented, “This latest capacity expansion in Xiamen i...
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2013-01-16

China’s Focus Lightings to Double Production Capacity with AIXTRON CRIUS II-L Systems

AIXTRON SE announced that China’s Focus Lightings Tech Inc. has ordered a number of CRIUS II-L systems for mass production of gallium nitride (GaN) light emitting diode (LED) epitaxial wafers. The systems will be configured to handle up to 69x2-inch wafers per run. The purchase was made in the fourth quarter of 2012. Shipment of the systems started in December 2012. Huarong Pan, Chairman of Focus Lightings Tech, comments: “We eagerly await delivery of AIXTRON’s latest CRIUS Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) generation ...
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2013-01-09

Walmart Stores in China Selected Honeywell for LED Lighting

Walmart has selected Honeywell’ s Ex-Or LED lighting technology for the retrofit of an additional 40 stores across China, which is worth approximately $12 million. Honeywell began to participate in the modernization and implementation of an energy-saving lighting program across China’ s Walmart stores in 2008, providing comprehensive LED lighting products including main floor, freezer, fresh produce, and outdoor billboard lighting. By installing Honeywell’ s LED lighting products, each Walmart store can cut its annual electricity consumption by aro...
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2013-01-09

Hisense to Showcase an Ultra-LED TV At CES 2013

Hisense, which has been coming on strong in US markets of-late, claims to be able to deliver a notable step up from current displays, minus the five-figure price tags attached to 4K/Ultra HD and OLED at international CES 2013. The sky-high cost of next-generation TV tech continues to be the elephant in the room and instead of trying to extricate it, Hisense it seems, is hedging its bets. The company claims its U-LED tech outdoes LED in terms of dark field, contrast ratio, and overall image quality when displaying the same content. Contrary to other next-gener...
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2013-01-03

Jiangsu Trinity Material Supports ARC Energy’s CHES Performance Upgrades

According to Advanced RenewableEnergy Company LLC (ARC Energy) of Nashua, NH, USA, a provider of c-axis sapphire growth technologies and turnkey solutions for the LED solid-state lighting market, after qualifying sapphire substrates at multiple LED chip companies, China-based Jiangsu Trinity Material Co Ltd is continuing to further improve the efficiency of ARC Energy’s CHES (Controlled Heat Extraction System) furnaces. ARC is currently working on the upgrades to lower costs and increase equipment productivity. With two factories (Jiang...
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2012-12-19

Shenzhen Spark Wins LED Biding of National Highway Lighting Project

Recently, Shenzhen Spark Optoelectronics S&T CO., LTD, has won the biding of Ganchong Highway Lighting Project (from Ganzhou to Chongyi), which is a very important part of Xiacheng National Highway (from Xiamen to Chengdu). Around ten thousand lights will be applied in this project, including LED Tunnel light, Street light and Fog light. It is reported that Ganchong Highway is not only a major thoroughfare connecting southeast coastal area and southwest in China, but also the most difficult highway constructed in Jiangxi Province so far with the bigg...
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2012-12-07

China Dynax Semiconductor Orders First AIXTRON CRIUS MOCVD System

Dynax Semiconductor Inc. of China has placed its first purchase order for an AIXTRON Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) CRIUS MOCVD system aimed at production of nitride semiconductor electronic devices. It will be the first system in China dedicated to GaN electronics.   The AIXTRON system will be used to grow GaN and related nitride semiconductor epitaxial layers on silicon carbide and silicon substrates for microwave and power devices. After installation and commissioning the system is now ready to produce high quality GaN epi-wafers. &ldq...
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2012-12-06

Deli Optoelectronics Selects Veeco MOCVD for New LED Manufacturing Facility

Veeco has received orders from Guangdong Deli Optoelectronics Co., Ltd, a newly formed and privately held company located in the high tech development zone of Jiangmen, Guangdong, for multiple TurboDisc® K465i™ Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) Systems to support its HB LED manufacturing ramp. Mai Qinghua, President of Deli Optoelectronics, commented, "We are excited to select Veeco’s K465i systems for our new production facility which will open in the spring of 2013. We chose Veeco over its competitors because of the...
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2012-11-19

Hu Nan TV in China Chooses Litepanels LED Fixtures for Three all-LED Studio Installations

Hu Nan TV, China’s second largest television network, has recently chosen Litepanels LED fixtures for three all-LED studio installations in Chang Sha City, Hu Nan Province. After a thorough search, Hu Nan TV VP and chief engineer Huang Wei selected the Litepanels fixtures. He said,  “The Litepanels fixtures have exhibited a consistent quality of design and light output that has proven itself time after time in many studio applications around the world.”And Huang noted the fixtures are responsible for a visible improvement in the appe...
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2012-11-13

China’s Sanan to Join 19.9% Shares of Taiwanese Formosa Epitaxy

Taiwanese LED chip supplier Formosa Epitaxy Inc has announced to intend to issue as many as 120 million new shares at NT$19.6 per share to China’s Sanan Optoelectronics Co.by a private placement. Through the NT$2.35 billion (US$80.8 million) deal, Sanan Optoelectronics will acquire 19.9 percent of Formosa Epitaxy via its 100-percent owned Xiamen subsidiary and will become the firm’s largest shareholder, ahead of Japan’s Mitsui & Co, which holds 15 percent. According to Formosa Epitaxy said in a filing to the Taiwan Stock Exchange, t...
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2012-11-13

Neonny unveils Triangle architectural lighting product

Further to the first architectural lighting series – Disc series, Neonny launched on 01 Oct, now we are proud to unveil second architectural lighting product – Triangle series. The new series integrates the latest LED technology with modern appearance. Except the ultra-uniform light distribution, the new product highlights its modern silhouette of both straight line round corner. The perfect combination of triangle with round corner brings user the positive symbol of firm, trust and team work. Currently, Neonny issues 1 models, Triangle600(rounded from an equ...
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2012-11-09

AIXTRON Gives LED Production Outlook at MOCVD Seminar

At this year’s China SSL Conference , AIXTRON again has hosted an MOCVD seminar along with the China Solid State Lighting Alliance (CSA). More than 200 decision-makers from industry and research took part in AIXTRON’s International Short Course on MOCVD held in Guangzhou. Dr. Bernd Schulte, Tim Wang, AIXTRON SE “Prices for LED bulbs as replacements for 40W incandescent bulbs in some countries are below the USD 10.00 mark”, remarks Dr. Bernd Schulte, COO & Member of the AIXTRON E...
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2012-11-06

LEDs Nationwide Could Save China Annual Electricity Output of two and a half of Three Gorges Dam

According to Xinhua News Agency, experts said that if half of the lighting devices nationwide were LEDs, China could save power equivalent to the annual electricity output of two and a half of Three Gorges Dam. At a forum held on Nov 3 in Wuhan,Chen Hongda, deputy director of the Institute of Semiconductors of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, pointed out that China could save about 210 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity every year if LEDs were more widely used. And in April, The Ministry of Science and Technology released its 12th Five-Year Plan (20...
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2012-11-02

The Intelligent Outdoor Lighting Standardization to Come out in the beginning of 2013

LEDinside has learned at the international outdoor lighting alliance (TALQ alliance) meeting that Kingsun is leading LED manufacturers to discuss to making standards on LED outdoor lighting, and schedules to complete the draft by the end of 2012. And the specific standard will come out at the beginning of 2013. At present, there is no unified standard in LED outdoor lighting all over the global market. Therefore, many companies have encountered obstacles when they promote products. To solve the problem, six streetlight leaders such as Philips, Kingsun have jointl...
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2012-10-30

SINANO Puts Power into Nitride Semi Research with AIXTRON Systems

AIXTRON SE today announced that the Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics (SINANO), China, has made a purchase order for two AIXTRON Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) systems to extend the center’s nitride semiconductor research. The order has been placed in the third quarter with deliveries planned in the fourth quarter of 2012 and in the first quarter of 2013. One system, capable of handling 6x2-inch substrates, focuses primarily on R&D, while the other system, a CRIUS, is designed for mass production, handling up to 31x2-inc...
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2012-10-23

HC SemiTek Purchases Additional Veeco MOCVD Systems for LED Production

Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced that HC SemiTek Corporation (300323: CH), one of China’s leading LED manufacturers, has purchased additional TurboDisc® MaxBright® GaN MOCVD Systems for high volume production of LEDs for display and general lighting applications. The order, placed in the third quarter of 2012, was for Veeco’s new High Performance (MHP) version of the system. Dr. Rong Liu, President of HC SemiTek, stated, “Veeco’s MOCVD products offer stable process and have already helped...
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2012-10-18

PolyOne Wins 2012 Ringier Technology Innovation Award for LED Innovations

Build on Therma-Tech thermally conductive polymer formulations, PolyOne Corporation has received the 2012 Ringier Technology Innovation Award for the Plastics Industry. These advanced materials have been recognized for their role in making sustainable LED innovations possible. An independent panel of judges composed of experts from China’ s foremost industry associations, universities and research institutes selected PolyOne’ s new specialty material for recognition. The award specifically recognizes Therma-Tech thermally conductive grades for LEDs (l...
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2012-10-17

Shenzhen Schedules to Complete the Popularization of LED Lighting in Public before 2014

Shenzhen government has just put forward the implementation plan on the city’s popularization of LED lighting products. According to the plan, Shenzhen has scheduled to complete the popularization of LED lighting in public places within 2 years. At the same time, the city plans to drive LED industry to achieve over 130 billion yuan by the end of the twelfth five-year plan. The plan points out that, in the public lighting field, including the urban road, public places, government officers, state-owned institutions, or lighting engineering project hold by state-owned cap...
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2012-10-17

Neonny made breakthrough in LED Moving Sky LED Panel

Aesthetic satisfactory is ultimate pursuit of designers all over the world. One of their good ideas is to bring the blue sky indoor. In some cases, the blue sky and white clouds are painted on the ceiling, it is static, and maybe some light fixtures(i.e. down light) among the painted ceiling. This is less than perfect. Neonny is trying to improve the situation. The latest LED technology makes the optical display and intelligent control are available, while the rest part is how to work out a pretty fixture that is not only an advanced heat sink of LEDs, but also must look good....
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2012-10-15

Taiwan HPLighting and HK Everbright Holdings sign Exclusive UV LED Distributorship Agreement for Greater China Region

UV LED products are growing exponentially in 2012 and particularly for “Curing related applications”.  Traditionally, mercury lamps are used for curing purposes but with short lifespan and lengthy warm-up time.  Besides poor efficiency, other shortcomings include; massive heat generation, radiation and ozone emission (both damaging to materials exposed); huge power consumption, and contains hazardous mercury. In comparison to UV mercury lamp, UV LED become the undisputed and only substitution, which offers energy-saving, maximum efficiency, longer lif...
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2012-10-15

Ledman Acquires Ledman Europe GmbH for 51% Shares

Ledman Optoelectronic Co., Ltd.’ CEO Martin Lee has flied to Frankfurt on October 10, to Sign a stock purchase and transfer agreement with Orion Consult GmbH’s CEO Michel Hettinga. As the agreement takes effective, Ledman Optoelectronic Co.,Ltd. has 51% shares of Ledman Europe GmbH. Ledman Optoelectronic Co.,Ltd. mainly sales LED products . Its key members all come from European local senior LED sales elites. As part of Ledman Optoelectronic Co.,  Ltd., it will be responsible for LED market expansion in EU....
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2012-10-12

Foshan Lighting Wins the Bid for LED Lamps on 2012 Solid-State Lighting Product Subsidy

Chinese government has completed the bidding process for the 2012 Solid-State Lighting Product Subsidy. And Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co., Ltd. (Foshan Lighting) has announced to win the bid for 400,000 units LED lamps. According to the company, the winning products including LED downlight (4 inches / 12 w) and LED light (PAR30/8 w, PAR 38/12 w). These LED lighting products are only sold in mainland China, but the areas for popularization are not limited. And in the promotion of sales within the quota of the products, the company has the right to e...
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2012-10-10

Spark Street Light SPL-96 Is Installed in Aichi Prefecture, Japan

As one of the largest LED lighting manufacturers and exporters, Spark just made its another achievement on the installation of LED street light SPL-96 in Aichi Prefecture, Japan on 22nd Sept., 2012. This project is for a parking area of the retailer cooperative chain with around 410 chain-stores all over Japan. The end consumer is quite satisfied with performance of our street light after this demo project’s installation. The details are as the below picture in which the selective model is SPL-96, light pole is 6m height, boom angle is 15°,the tested avera...
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2012-10-08

Taiwan LED Makers Move to Deploy Operations in China’s LED Lighting Market

Taiwanese LED makers have hailed huge growth potential for LED lightings, as the Chinese government banning imports and sales of 100W-and-above incandescent lamps in the country starting on October 1, 2012. According to official statistics, China’s attempts to impose restrictions on use of incandescent lamps make sense, given the fact that such comparatively inefficient lightings consumed 12% of the total electricity used for general lighting in the country in 2010, when domestic sales and output totaled 1.07 billion and 3.85 billion units, respectively. Chinese officia...
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2012-09-27

BOE and Formosa Epitaxy Involve Stock Investment

Taiwan Formosa Epitaxy Inc. (FOREPI) is reported to sign a deal to form an alliance with BOE Co., Ltd. by allowing BOE to hold part of its stocks. The company chooses FOREPI as its partner based on the Taiwanese company’s quality and past cooperation with LCD makers Chimei Innolux Corp. and Samsung. It comes on the heel of San’an Optoelectronics Co., Ltd., mainland China LED chipmaker, which is reported to invest in Genesis Photonics Inc. According to Industry executives, BOE has branched out into LED lighting from TV m...
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2012-09-25

Analysts Predict Half of Chinese LED Chip Makers to Go Bankrupt

According to a piece of research by Reuters, half of all LED chipmaking companies in China will go bankrupt due to a slump in global demand and cuts in subsidies to certain manufacturers. Analysts point out oversupply and the economic downturn has depressed prices to below production levels, meaning large numbers of small companies have already closed their businesses. It’s no choice but to integrate or declare bankruptcy under a new government resolution to reduce subsidies. Over the past three years, the Chinese government has been instrumental in providing support to...
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2012-09-22

LEDinside : incandescent lamps fade out from lighting industry , and LED bulbs take off

2012 is an unusual year for global lighting as government around the world begins to commit in promoting energy-saving policies of banning incandescent lamps, and the cost of LED lighting keeps to fall; these factors help to stimulate the growth of the energy-saving market.
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2012-09-18

China’s IMR Orders AIXTRON System for Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Research

AIXTRON SE today announced a new BM system order from the Institute of Metal Research (IMR) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The contract is for a BM Pro PECVD system in a 4-inch wafer configuration, which will be dedicated to the production of carbon nanotubes and graphene. The order was placed in the first quarter of 2012 and the system will be delivered in the third quarter of 2012. AIXTRON’s local support team will install and commission the deposition system at the Institute’s state-of-the-art cleanroom facility. “We are ...
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2012-09-17

AIXTRON Held MOCVD seminar for LED Production in Suzhou, China

AIXTRON SE announced that more than 200 participants, mostly manufacturing customers, attended its MOCVD seminar for LED production held at the AIXTRON China Ltd. Training Center & Lab in Suzhou, China. The seminar was co-organized by the China Solid State Lighting Alliance (CSA) and was the first of a series within the framework of AIXTRON’s cooperation with SINANO, the Suzhou Institute for Nanotechnology and Nanobionics.         At the seminar, a focused overview was given into the fi...
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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