Wow. Samsung is backing away from the lighting business, abandoning its nascent lamps effort (and presumably whatever strategies it had for luminaires) in favor of just producing LED components (which it needs to do for LCD production, anyway). So it leads … Continue reading Is the lighting party over? What’s next?
Wow. At Strategies in Light Europe 2014 in Munich, Christian Schraft, President of Havells-Sylvania made the following comment: In China, the top 50 lighting players account for 20% of the market. The top player holds only 1%; everyone else is less than a percentage point. The other 80%? Tens of thousands of tiny companies. Unfortunately I didn’t catch which market analyst Schraft was referencing. (I’ve heard that Philips Lighting is the #1 lighting company in China; but I can’t confirm this without further research.) Later, Gary Hua, President of Inventronics, Inc, referenced a Frost and Sullivan report which claims that … Continue reading china’s huge but fragmented lighting market