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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.


Valens Provide Total Solution to LED Auxiliary Driving Lights

Mar 20, 2018

The Taiwan-based Valens Co., Ltd. has been dedicated to the development of LED auxiliary driving lights and well recognized by professionals for its well-honed R&D technologies. With high quality and performance, Valens’ products, including truck light, warning light, side light, etc., all have been certified to ECE R65, SAE CLASS 1 and ICAO Type3. Three decades ago, the firm received a big or...


Special Purpose Lighting Emerges as Blue Ocean for Taiwanese Suppliers: TLFA Chairman</h2>

Special Purpose Lighting Emerges as Blue Ocean for Taiwanese Suppliers: TLFA Chairman

Mar 01, 2018

In an exclusive interview with United Daily News Group, a local news agency and parent company to CENS, Soddy Huang, chairman of Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA), noted that special-purpose lightings, such as industrial lighting and auto lighting, will emerge as a new blue ocean for the local lighting industry, as ever more insiders are dedicated to such applications this year. ...

Rise of Autonomous Vehicles Likely to Trigger Massive Demands for Auto Lens</h2>

Rise of Autonomous Vehicles Likely to Trigger Massive Demands for Auto Lens

Feb 22, 2018

As the U.S. Congress moves quickly to pass the first federal law governing self-driving cars, many auto makers have poured considerable resources into R&D of autonomous vehicles, which, in turn, is very likely to trigger massive demands for auto lens, a core part to support the technology of autonomous driving system, in the coming years. Compared to a smartphone lens, an auto lens features a ...

Epistar's Chairman Suggests Taiwanese LED Makers Focus on Mini LED</h2>

Epistar's Chairman Suggests Taiwanese LED Makers Focus on Mini LED

Nov 23, 2017

Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar, a globally leading high-brightness LED epiwafer and chip manufacturer based in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, commented earlier that if Taiwan’s LED firms can work together to build a domestic ecosystem for the production of mini LEDs by making the good use of existing advantages including strong R&D capabilities and high-productivity clusters in Taiwan’s LED indust...

Tatung Thailand Collaborates with Thailand's Technological College for Local Talents and Market </h2>

Tatung Thailand Collaborates with Thailand's Technological College for Local Talents and Market

Nov 15, 2017

Tatung Thailand today announces that it will collaborate with Eastern Technological College of Thailand for an industry-university project, which includes talents training in research, design, management, and manufacturing. Contract signing ceremony was held earlier today with the chairman of Tatung Thailand Co., Mr. M.Y. Hsieh, and the president of Eastern Technological College of Thailand, Dr....


Terry Guo, chairman of Hon Hai Group.
 (photo from UDN)

Hon Hai to See Fruitful Results from investment in U.S.

Jul 25, 2017

The Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., world’s largest EMS (electronic manufacturing service) provider by size and a major OLED supplier for iPhone, is seeing a positive turnout in the investment in the U.S. It is forecasted that Hon Hai, with the market being positive about the company’s plan to invest in the U.S., would enjoy a steady growth as the revenue of the products lik...

Taiwan's LED industry has gradually rallied during the first half of this year, as reflected in the encouraging performance by insiders for the past few months (photo courtesy of UDN.com).

Taiwan's LED Industry Rallies during 1st Half of 2016

Jul 22, 2016

Thanks to increasingly strong market demand for LED products worldwide, Taiwan’s LED industry has experienced significant recovery during the first half of this year, with insiders generally scoring encouraging performance and expected to maintain the current growth momentum into the third quarter. Among them, Epistar Corp., reportedly world’s largest manufacturer of LED epitaxial wafers and d...

Everlight expects its performance in LED lighting business to keep growing amid a supply glut and lingering worries about continued price drops (photo courtesy of UDN.com).

Everlight Remains Optimistic toward LED Lighting Market

Jul 01, 2016

Despite the exacerbating supply glut and growing underselling rivalry which has seriously dampened the global LED industry since last year, Taiwan-based Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd., a large-sized LED packager and branded vendor of LED lighting, remains optimistic about the prospects of the LED lighting market in the short term, stressed Robert Yeh, the firm’s chairman, at an investor conferen...

LEDinside forecasts the global market size of LED industrial lighting at nearly US$3 billion in 2016 (photo courtesy of UDN.com).

LEDinside Forecasts Global LED Industrial Lighting Market to Near US$3 Bn. in 2016

Jun 20, 2016

With global governments actively promoting LEDs as the light source for various lighting applications, the global market size of LED industrial lighting will near US$3 billion in 2016, according to a report by LEDinside, an LED market research unit under TrendForce, Taiwan-based market intelligence and consulting service provider. The report shows that the global market for LED industrial ligh...

Tons projects revenue to grow double-digits year-on-year in 2016. (Pictured is a corner of the National Palace Museum lit by the supplier's equipment)

Tons Lightology of Taiwan Predicts Double-digit Revenue Rise in 2016

Mar 09, 2016

Lighting maker Tons Lightology Inc. projects its revenue for 2016 to increase at double-digit rate year-on-year thanks to ambitious marketing plans, according to company chairman, S.C. Tang. He says after having secured a stable market share in Taiwan last year, his company will step up sales in the mainland Chinese market this year as its top priority before making a foray into the Japanese m...