LEDs Magazine: Ams Osram Exits Micro LED Production in Malaysia, Faces €700 Million Hit

Ams Osram is exiting micro LED production, closing its Kulim factory in Malaysia and reducing its overall micro LED program following the cancellation of a major contract, likely with Apple, resulting in a €700 million financial hit.

Over 500 employees will be affected, with some facing job losses. The company will focus on limited micro LED activities for internal use in Regensburg, Germany, emphasizing proprietary development like its Eviyos pixelated headlights. CEO Aldo Kamper highlighted slow market adoption and lower volume projections, signaling a shift away from large-scale commercial ventures. Despite this setback, Ams Osram maintains a strong presence in the automotive LED sector.

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