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Posted: May 27, 2010

LDX Orders AIXTRON MOCVD Systems for LED Backlighting Market Entry

(Nanowerk News) AIXTRON AG announced today a new order from a new customer in China, LDX (LongDeXin) – a joint venture by Zhejiang Longfei Industry Co., Ltd., and China Delixi Holding Group Co., Ltd., founded in October 2009 for the purpose of strategic cooperation. The order is for two CRIUS® production deposition systems in the 31x2 inch configuration. The order was placed in the first quarter of 2010, and LDX will use the systems for GaN HB-LED production. They will be delivered in the second quarter of 2010, the local AIXTRON support team installing and commissioning the new reactors at LDX’s new factory in Shanghai, PR China.
Manager of the LED project, Mr. Lin Loufei comments, “Our company has decided to make a strategic investment to enter the display backlighting business. This project requires rapid in-house LED development and the manufacturing of materials for epiwafer-based high brightness LEDs. We turned to AIXTRON because of the company’s experience and the technical know-how its support team can bring to our project. The success of this venture will greatly depend on these MOCVD systems. We look forward to working with AIXTRON to quickly and efficiently bring the new reactors into full production.”
Zhejiang Longfei Industry Co., Ltd., is a China based company that specializes in the development and production of healthcare oxygen supply equipment, meters for industry and fire alarm and linkage control systems. Via its customer network and after-sales service network, its products are not only very popular in China but also exported to North America, Japan, Turkey, Nigeria, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Delixi Group established in 1984 and headquartered in Wenzhou, China, is one of the largest private-owned enterprises. The core businesses are production of high, medium, and low-voltage electric apparatuses, transmission and transformation of power distribution, and industrial automatic control electrics. The business scope has been further expanded to trading and logistics services, mineral energy resources, environmental protection, renewable resources and Private Equity Investment.
Source: AIXTRON (press release)
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