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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.

Taiwan's LED lighting industry is fighting a tough battle against S. Korea and China. Pictured is Everlight's booth at a Hong Kong lighting trade fair.

Government Urged to Act Quickly to Help Taiwan's LED Industry

Jan 04, 2012

At a conference held in mid-October, specialists from Taiwan’s academia, think tanks, trade bodies and manufacturers unanimously urged the government to take immediate measures before the island’s light emitting diode (LED) industry sinks into the abyss miring the dynamic random access memory (DRAM) and liquid crystal display (LCD) segments, both of which boasted iconic status. They suggest t...

Source: Digtimes Research

Future for LED Lighting Forecast to be Very Bright

Jan 13, 2011

Digitimes Research, a Taiwan-based consulting firm tracking information-technology markets, estimates the output value of the LED (light emitting diode) light bulbs is likely to account for approximately 10%, or US$8 billion, of the total for the global lighting industry in 2011, surging from 2010's share of 3.2%. Meanwhile the market turnover of extra-bright LED devices will surge to US$12.6 ...

Mainland China's vast streetlight market has persuaded Tyntek to open an epi-wafer plant there.

Tyntek Targets Mainland China's LED Lighting Market

Mar 23, 2010

Attractive government incentives and vast market potential has LED chipmaker Tyntek Corp. thinking seriously about setting up an epitaxy wafer plant in mainland China. If this happens, reports the company's chairman, Bosco Foo, the new plant will have over 100 metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) chambers. "The mainland's authorities offer a subsidy of RMB10 million [US$1.4 million...

Shown at its booth at a lighting fair: Neo Neon aggressively moves its LED lighting program forward.

Neo Neon Group Continues to Integrate Supply Chain in LED Lighting Sector

Feb 10, 2009

The Neo Neon Holdings Ltd. is a real-world example of integrating the supply chain to facilitate production and enhance cost efficiencies in the LED lighting sector. But the firm has gone even further with its ambitious plan-building its own tech support-by collaborating with the elite South China University of Technology in southern mainland China to open an optoelectronics-technology institute ...