3030 product series is a wide beam angle standard-dimension package, combining the lifetime and reliability advantages of Light Emitting Diodes with the brightness of conventional lighting.
Besides, Liao said that Lite-On
will exclusively supply wireless chargers for more than 10 car models in 2013 in North America.
The co-operation with Lite-On
and Silitech is very intensive and new investments and development projects need daily attention from the top management.
The license authorizes Lite-On
, a strategic chip customer for Cree located in Taiwan, to manufacture and sell light bars incorporating Cree white LEDs for use in backlighting the LCD displays of laptops.
, which set up in Ashington 13 years ago, blamed the move on growing pressure from customers for 30pc cost reductions in an increasingly competitive market place.
To counter sliding demand for disc drives due to popularization of tablet PCs and ultrabooks, Lite-On
diversified into Solid State Drive (SSD) two to three years ago.
Presently, Soong continued, Lite-On
is mainly engaged in power management products and optoelectronics, which together contribute over 60% to its combined annual revenue.
The 250 lost jobs at Lite-On
in Lanarkshire follow the 500 in the Mitsubishi shutdown in East Lothian and the failure of the Hyundai plant in Fife to open at all.
Liao said that the new product has high technological threshold, and Lite-On
is to be the world's first maker.
Many others are hurting after yesterday's news that Taiwanese computer firm Lite-On
are to axe 230 Scottish workers.