2017-07-26

First Printer In India With Two-Module LED-UV Curing System From AMS Spectral UV Shares Results

AB Print Pack of Delhi has become the first packaging printer in India to have a press equipped with a two-module LED-UV curing system from AMS Spectral UV – A Baldwin Technology Company, according to the country’s exclusive provider of the leading LED-UV curing technology, APL Machinery of Faridabad.
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2017-07-17

LG Innotek Releases the World’s First ‘Handrail UV LED Sterilizer’

LG Innotek today announced its release of the world’s first ‘Handrail UV LED Sterilizer’ which can fully remove germs from handrails of escalators using the powerful UV (ultraviolet rays) light.
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2017-07-13

SemiLEDs Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results

SemiLEDs Corporation, “SemiLEDs” or the “Company,” a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, announced its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017, ended May 31, 2017.
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2017-07-13

Larson Electronics LLC Releases A New Food Safe LED UV Drop Light with Hanging Hooks

Larson Electronics LLC, an industrial lighting company, announced the release of a new 40 watt LED task light to be added to its catalog of products this week. This 365NM UV drop light (FTL-5-UV-LED-X24I-25) has been designed as a low voltage solution for work locations that require a food safe or wet location rating.
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2017-07-11

Flint Group launches XCURA EVO - the new generation UV LED Sheetfed Process Ink.

Continuing the pioneering trend; first to market with new technology and breakthrough sheetfed ink formulations, Flint Group announced the global launch of its latest version UV LED process inks, XCURA EVO.
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2017-07-11

The Print Academy targets new markets with VANTAGE LED UV curing technology from Flint Group

Flint Group has helped The Print Academy in the UK greatly extend the capability of its 6 colour Heidelberg CD102 + coater with the retrofit of an AMS (Air Motion Systems) UV-LED curing system.
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2017-07-10

EVERLIGHT’s Strategic Planning towards Both Mid & Low Power LED and Specialty Lighting Markets

To shift or not to shift, that is the question. At this point within the LED industry, in terms of business transformation, companies are facing a turning point to shift business focus to new niche markets with high gross margins such as UV and IR LED, or to stay at LED lighting, where they began with; and of course, some chose to embrace all.
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2017-06-26

Switzerland Welcomes Its First LED-UV Retrofitted MAN Octoman Web Printing Press

AMS Spectral UV – A Baldwin Technology Company reports that Kyburz Druckerie of Zurich, Switzerland has retrofitted an AMS LED-UV curing system onto its MAN Octoman commercial web press, replacing the former drying system and making it the first press configuration of its kind in the country. Installed with the support of AMS distributor Chromos AG, a video of the press running shared by AMS on its facebook page garnered more than 12,000 views in a week, showing that people around the world remain interested in the printing process, and how the printed works in their everyday lives are created. 
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2017-06-26

Southern Champion Tray Reports On Retrofitting Its KBA Rapida 106 With LED-UV From AMS

It is rare to find a printhouse as business- and customer-savvy as Southern Champion Tray of Mansfield, Texas. The leading manufacturer of paperboard packaging, who prints for the likes of Papa John's and Sodexo, boasts 90 years of experience, and as a third-generation company has operated through depressions, wars and times of general prosperity.
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2017-06-23

Capital Colour Installs RMGT 9 Series Press

Capital Colour, a full-service printing company based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada invested in an RMGT 9 series press manufactured by RYOBI MHI Graphic Technology (RMGT) and purchased through Canadian distributor KBR Graphics. Since its recent installation, the company has already begun to see major advantages and gains. Capital Colour purchased an RMGT 920ST5+LED+CUV 5-color sheetfed offset press with both Panasonic LED UV instant ink curing and Grafix HiCure UV coating systems. The press is the first of its kind installed in Western Canada running with both LED UV ink curing and HiCure UV coating systems.
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2017-06-20

Future Lighting Solutions Launches the Usable Light Tool (ULT) Version 2.4 for UV and Horticultural Applications

Future Lighting Solutions, the world-class leader and innovator in demand creation, marketing and distribution of solid-state lighting technologies, announces the inclusion of non-visible LEDs and horticultural LEDs to its Usable Light Tool (ULT). Available free of charge to engineers worldwide, the ULT enables lighting designers to simulate usable light from LEDs, allowing the user to make critical LED selection decisions.
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2017-06-16

GILE 2017: Chinese Upstream LED Component Industry Rides the Trend- the Collection of Chinese Exhibitors II

At this moment in the history of the LED industry, we have already witnessed it passed into the maturity stage, struggled to revive by finding new beachhead markets (and it succeeded), and advanced its production, ready to embrace future business possibilities. LED chip manufacturers and packagers worldwide have now been gradually shifting their focus to develop products for niche markets, including UV LED, IR LED, automotive, horticultural, and even smart lighting.
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2017-06-15

LEDinside Says Global UV LED Market to Expand at a CAGR of 34% From 2015 to 2020 as Applications for Related Solutions Emerge

Taiwan’s major annual optoelectronics industry exhibition, Photonics Festival 2017, will be held in Nangang Exhibition Hall of Taipei World Trade Center from June 14 to 16. Some of the highlights in the LED section of this exhibition includes products for the automotive industry and applications related to ultraviolet (UV) LEDs. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, projects that the scale of the global UV LED market will increase from US$288 million in 2017 to US$526 million in 2020. Furthermore, the CAGR of the UV LED market in the 2015~2020 period is currently estimated at 34%. These and other data can be found in LEDinside’s 2017 UV LED vs. UV LED Module Market Report.
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2017-05-11

UNIQUE Project for Developing Mass Market UV LEDs for Disinfection

Eco-friendly purification of water – UV light is already being used to kill water-borne germs but the light sources used for this purpose are still predominantly mercury vapor lamps. UV LEDs have so far proved unattractive for reasons of cost. The aim of the UNIQUE project funded by the Bavarian Ministry for Economic Affairs, Media, Energy and Technology is therefore to develop high-power UV LEDs for industrial use. The project, which is being coordinated by Osram Opto Semiconductors, involves five Bavarian companies and research institutions. 
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2017-05-11

Phoseon Technology Exhibits LED Curing Solutions at ProPak Asia 2017

Phoseon will showcase the latest UV LED curing solutions for printing applications at the upcoming ProPak Asia 2017 event in Bangkok, Thailand. Visit the Phoseon booth at AJ44, Hall 98 to learn how Phoseon LED technology is a perfect fit for printing applications due to the compact size, ease of integration, and high intensity output achieved through optimized LED thermal management. Users of Phoseon LED curing systems can process a variety of materials, including thin and heat-sensitive substrates, at maximum production speeds with low-input power.
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2017-04-28

[OPIE’17] IR+UV EXPO 2017 Show Report: Product Highlights and Market Trends

The 2017 Optics & Photonics International Exhibition (OPIE ’17) took place in Yokohama, Japan from April 19 to 21, which gathered leading technology providers and manufacturers who are seeking solutions. OPIE ’17 and IR+UV Expo were co-located with LASER EXPO, LENS EXPO, Positioning EXPO, Medical & Imaging EXPO, Space & Astronomical Optics EXPO and Industrial Camera EXPO. According to the organizer, exhibitors were mostly laser, lens, IR and UV packaging and application manufacturers. Attendees were buyers and manufactures who aimed to better understand the latest technologies and market trends. The Expo is considered a barometer of the state of the art in the industry.
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2017-04-24

[OPIE’17] HPLighting Demonstrates UV and IR LED Packaging Technologies and Optical Design for High-speed Printing, Sterilization, and Purification Application Markets

High Power Lighting (HPLighting) is a major UV and IR LED vendor. Over the years, HPLighiting has worked closely with chip vendors and focused on LED packages and optical design. The company has successfully developed UV and IR LEDs based on its competitive advantages. At OPIE’17, LEDinside interviewed Charles Wei, General Manager of HPLighting, to learn about HPLighting’s progress of UV and IR LED technologies.
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2017-04-19

Toyoda Gosei to Begin Sales of Glass-Encapsulated Ultraviolet LEDs

Toyoda Gosei announces that it will soon begin sales of the glass-encapsulated ultraviolet LED products developed in March of last year for use as an industrial light source in the curing of resins, ink and adhesives. 
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2017-04-18

LiteOn: Creating Infinite Possibilities by Advancing Automotive Lighting, Mobile & Wearable Devices, Smart Appliance & IoT, and Power Management

LiteOn has cultivated Infrared (IR) LED and automotive markets for many years. As its LED technologies advance, market demand penetration rate improves, and application categories expand, LiteOn proactively collaborates with customers to enhance LiteOn's product lines when growing together with the customers. 
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2017-04-14

Taiwan Int'l Lighting Show & LED Taiwan Jointly Focus on Smart Design and Innovative Applications

Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) in 2017 has been jointly-held by Bureau of Foreign Trade (a unit of Ministry of Economic Affairs "MEA", R.O.C.), Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), and Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA). LED Taiwan in 2017 has been co-organized by Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI Taiwan) and TAITRA. TILS and LED Taiwan had the joint opening ceremony at 10am on April 12th in Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1. (a. k. a TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall).
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2017-04-10

LG Innotek launches UV LED module for sterilizing water purifier faucets

LG Innotek succeeded in mass-producing ultraviolet (UV) LED module that sterilizes the inside of water purifier faucet aerator.
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2017-03-23

Nazdar Ink Technologies to Reveal Latest Ink Innovations at FESPA 2017

Nazdar Ink Technologies will exhibit brand new and established digital inkjet and screen-printing inks and examples of its special effects portfolio at the upcoming FESPA 2017 show.
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2017-03-23

Larson Electronics Releases a 132 Watt UV LED Light Emitter

Larson Electronics, a company that specializes in industrial grade lighting equipment, has announced the release of a 132 watt ultraviolet LED light emitter that offers high light output and extreme durability.
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2017-03-15

LED Taiwan 2017 to Target Opportunities in IR/UV LED

Organized by SEMI and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), LED Taiwan and Taiwan International Lighting Show (TiLS) will be collocated and held on April 12-15, 2017 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1, showcasing a wide range of technology innovations and solutions in six themed pavilions.
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2017-03-03

Cornell Researchers Blaze a Trail to Environment-Friendly Deep-UV LED

The darkest form of ultraviolet light, known as UV-C, is unique because of its reputation as a killer – of harmful organisms. With wavelengths of between 200 and 280 nanometers, this particular form of UV light penetrates the membranes of viruses, bacteria, mold and dust mites, attacking their DNA and killing them. 
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2017-02-23

LG Innotek Unveils the World's First 70mW UV-C LED

LG Innotek  announced that the company has developed the world's first 70mw UV-C LED for sterilization applications. As its sterilization performance is 1.5 times higher than the competitor’s 45mW module.
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2017-02-09

Phoseon Technology Exhibits LED Curing Solutions at Advanced Tech Korea

Phoseon will showcase the latest UV LED curing solutions for adhesive, coating and ink applications at the upcoming Advanced Tech Korea event in Seoul, South Korea. Visit the Phoseon exhibit, booth number C-11, to learn how Phoseon LED technology is a perfect fit for your application. Phoseon's products are compact, easy to integrate, and achieve high intensity output through optimized LED thermal management. Users of Phoseon LED curing systems can process a variety of materials (including thin and heat-sensitive substrates) at maximum production speeds with low-input power.
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2017-01-24

Phoseon Technology Announces New Integration Partner

Phoseon Technology, the leader in LED curing solutions, today announced an agreement with LED Specialists, Inc. which has twelve years of experience in designing LED based systems over a wide range of markets and, over the past three years, been integrating UV LED lamps in industrial curing applications.
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2017-01-19

Innovations in Optics, Inc. joins Texas Instruments Design Network – offering LumiBright UV-LED Illuminators for TI DLP technology

LumiBright 3300B UV-LED Illuminators are an extremely high power, highly uniform UV-LED solution providing unprecedented speed and resolution for UV DLP applications such as 3D printing, computer-to-screen and computer-to-plate printing and maskless lithography.  Two models have been developed for DLP chipsets. The 20 watt illuminator is designed for the DLP7000 chipset and the 30 watt illuminator design supports the DLP9500 chipset. Available wavelengths for the UV-LED array include 365, 385, 395 and 405 nm in single or multi-wavelength configurations. Water-cooling allows the UV-LED array to be operated at a very high current density.
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2017-01-18

Nepcon Japan 2017 Starts: Light Tech EXPO Focuses On New Applications of Light Sources and UV LED

Nepcon Japan 2017, dashingly large and vibrant, hosted expositions regarding diverse technology of up to 15 fields that are intertwined with one another. Considered as the biggest trade show ever hosted, it invited 2,270 manufacturers, both international and local Japanese companies, for the showcase of R&D and electronics manufacturing technologies. Apart from Nepcon Japan 2017, the longest-running main show consisting of 6 expositions, LED/OLED Lighting Technology Expo –Light-Tech–, WEARABLE Expo, RoboDEX Expo and Smart Automotive Factory Expo are also the highlights of this year. The AUTOMOTIVE WORLD covers the most-discussed automotive technologies, including car electronics, EV/HEV/FCV technology, connected car technology, lightweight techniques, and processing. 
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