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Showa Denko Ups Led Chips Output

8:53 AM MDT | September 24, 2010

Showa Denko says it has increased its production capacity for blue light-emitting diode (LED) chips at Chiba, Japan from 200 million units/month, to 340 million units/month. The expansion was completed in July and commercial operation has begun. Demand for blue LEDs is expected to grow on average at about 10%/year in the next few years due to increased use in applications such as backlight for LCD televisions and general lighting, Showa Denko...

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