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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.

Epistar speeds up partnerships with downstream makers to pursue bigger market share.

Promising Outlook Accelerates Epistar's Parntership Move

Feb 05, 2014

Epistar Corp. Vice President S.H. Chang recently said that the world’s No.1 LED chipmaker by production capacity may raise its stake in packager Edison Opto Corp. to boost its share of the LED lighting market, which has just begun picking up. Epistar has bought for around NT$300 million (US$10 million) a 9% stake in Edison, which generates 70% of its revenue from lighting. Chang expects more r...

ADATA forecasts promising 2014 sales in LED lighting.

ADATA Lighting Targets Ambitious Revenue Goal for 2014

Jan 23, 2014

ADATA Lighting, the LED lighting arm of memory-module maker ADATA Technology Co., Ltd., predicts its 2014 revenue to quadruple or quintuple from 2013 to above NT$1 billion (US$33.3 million) mostly thanks to sharp increase in orders from overseas and Taiwan. According to ADATA Technology Chairman, L.P. Chen, the company is a relative latecomer to the LED lighting industry, opening the business ...

Gap growth amid LED industry operators snowballs in Taiwan. (Pictured is Everlight's booth at a lighting fair.)

Gap Growth Amid LED Industry Operators Snowballs in Taiwan

Jan 23, 2014

While Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. saw its revenue increase to 29% of the total by Taiwan’s top-10 LED packagers in 2013 from 2012’s 24%, Epistar Corp. meanwhile racked up 53% of total revenue by the island’s top-10 LED chipmakers from around 46%, according to the nonprofit Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA). PIDA interprets such situation as a snowball effect: ...

Taiwan's LED makers expect a bright 2014.

Bright Outlook Seen for Taiwan's LED Industry in 2014

Jan 03, 2014

Taiwan’s leading LED makers are expected to enjoy sharply increased revenues in 2014, thanks mostly to surging demand for LED lighting worldwide. Everlight Electronics Co., Epistar Corp., Lextar Electronic Corp., and Ledlink Optics Inc. have recently experienced an increasing influx of orders from American and European lighting heavyweights, prompting them to predict a sales surge in the norma...

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Home Resource Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Dec 20, 2013

Established in 1988, Home Resource Industrial Co., Ltd., now a leading LED lighting manufacturer both in Taiwan and mainland China, celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2013 by extending its gratitude to customers, materials suppliers, and subcontract suppliers around the world, and to its employees, for their support and trust. The company now ships its products to over 80 customers in 50 coun...


The continued drop in prices of new-generation lighting products will steadily boost the penetration of LED bulbs in the market.

Taiwan's LED Lighting Makers Expand R&D and Marketing in Face of Dull Market

Manufacturers hope that lighting applications will make up for slumping backlight sales

Dec 20, 2013

This has been a lackluster year in the international lighting market, and companies in the line are vigorously carrying out R&D and marketing activities in an effort to break out of the doldrums by offering improved functions and expanded applications. Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye is full of confidence in the future of LED lighting and in the role of Taiwanese manufacturers in the global LE...

Guangdong Jinyuan's flashlights are recognized as iconic LED products in Guangdong.

New Subsidy Likely to Further Boost Mainland China's LED Demand

Government sets ambitious targets for LED lighting penetration

Dec 20, 2013

Mainland China’s LED (light emitting diode) lighting market is expected to get a further boost from a new government subsidy program to be inaugurated in January 2014. The program is designed to promote the use of energy-saving household electrical equipment, including LED lights. The Chinese authorities have been offering subsidies since 2008 to encourage the use of high-efficiency fluorescen...

Pu Sheng Yuan's Chairman, Cai Yahui

Pu Sheng Yuan Emerges as Leading LED Tube Maker in China

BCX-branded LED lightings well received in international markets

Mar 08, 2013

Cai Yahui is known for being the founder of mainland China’s first LED-lighting tube maker using mechanized production equipment, Shenzhen Pu Sheng Yuan Lighting Co., which now has an annual output of 10 million tubes that are marketed under the “BCX” brand. The firm’s current success, however, came only after an arduous trip over a long and bumpy road. Since establishing its own brand BCX in...


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Home Resource is challenging its business to next period of 25 years ….

With new thoughts and new strategies

Mar 08, 2013

Since established in 1988, Home Resource has now come to 25th anniversary. The company would like to extend her heartfelt thanks to all the clients, parts & component suppliers and all the HR staffs hoping to strive for another 25 years. The company is now taking a great diversity of new strategies as implement for next stage which cover : 1. Re-engineering of the organization 2. Setting ...


LED lighting is considered a good energy-saving lighting solution for the future.

Temporary Downturn Fails to Dampen Long-term Optimism About LED Lighting

Sliding LED prices will continue to encourage consumers to buy new-generation lighting products

Jan 07, 2013

Despite the lingering market pessimism which may last through 2013 and bring even greater challenges to LED lighting companies, the anticipation of a growing market share for LED lighting gives reason for optimism. The market slump may continue for years and the European Union, the world’s largest LED lighting market, may still be under the shadow of the debt crisis, but technology improveme...