SemiLEDs to open state-of-the-art production facility in Foshan, China

Nov. 11, 2009
Date Announced: 11 Nov 2009 Boise, Idaho (November 11, 2009) – SemiLEDs Corporation, a world leading LED chip manufacturer, announces the establishment of a new state of the art fabrication facility in Foshan, Guangdong Province, China. The brand new, state-of-the art facility will produce LED wafers and high power LED chips using SemiLEDs patented vertical LED on metal technology.The development for SemiLEDs new facility will be in three stages with the initial stage, seeing an investment of USD $96 million, set to be ready for full scale production by October, 2010. Initial monthly production capacity at the impressive facility will be 20 million 1mm x 1mm LED chips per month with investment and production expected to grow by three times within a period of three years.SemiLEDs Chairman and CEO, Trung Doan said “Developing a fabrication facility in the NanHai Economic Development Zone will allow SemiLEDs to be in the center of the LED industry in China. This is especially true since NanHai has invested RMB $2 billion to support the industry’s development. The government provides great support and combined with the local industry it makes a perfect match. The presence of SemiLEDs in China at such a large scale is a further proof of trust from customers for SemiLEDs products and technology”The establishment of its production facility in China allows SemiLEDs the opportunity to provide further service and support to a growing number of companies involved in Solid State Lighting throughout China while further increasing production to meet rapidly growing global demand. SemiLEDs is a major LED chip supplier to many packaging companies in China focusing on Solid State Lighting such as street lights, commercial and residential lighting. SemiLEDs patented and proprietary LED chip design features a vertical LED structure with a copper alloy base which provides unparalleled advantages in thermal management and optical efficacy. For more information on SemiLEDs and its ultra high bright LED chips, please visit or contact [email protected] About SemiLEDs:SemiLEDs is a US based manufacturer of ultra-high bright LED chips with state of the art fabrication facilities in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. SemiLEDs specializes in the development and manufacturing of vertical LED chips in blue (white), green and UV using a patented copper alloy base. This unique design allows for higher performance and longer lumen maintenance. SemiLEDs high power MvpLEDs deliver over 120lm/W. In December 2008, The World Economic Forum recognized SemiLEDs innovations with the 2009 Technology Pioneer Award. Please visit or contact us at [email protected].

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