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Business News | Jul 30, 2010
Epistar orders AIXTRON MOCVD tools to boosts GaN LEDs production
AIXTRON AG is pleased to announce the order for multiple MOCVD tools from Epistar, one of the world's leading manufacturers of Ultra-High-Brightness (UHB) LEDs. The order comprises CRIUS Close Coupled Showerhead (CCS) reactors together with AIX 2800G4 HT Planetary Reactor systems, AIXTRON’s Flagship products for large scale GaN based LED production. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
OSRAM has certified new partners for LED lighting consulting and engineering
OSRAM has certified two new companies for their LED lighting technology. PublicScreen & Lightsystem Ltd. is specialised in the provision, implementation and project management of cutting edge lighting solutions for large-scale architectural and corporate projects. Tetracis-Plurirede is a company with recognized competence on LED / Electronic circuits design, having capacity for total design solution of LED light application, including lenses and reflectors. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
Cree Adds XLamp LED Operations to ISO/TS Certification
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced completion of a successful advancement assessment audit for the company’s ISO/TS16949 certification. This year’s audit includes the XLamp® LED production facility in Durham, as well as the company’s LED chip, power and materials manufacturing operations. The ISO/TS certification demonstrates Cree’s commitment to high-quality product manufacturing. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
Toshiba announces agreement with Semitron to grow application solutions via European distribution channel
Agreement in Germany and Switzerland based on technical design in capabilities Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has expanded its distribution channel in central Europe by signing a franchise distribution agreement with technical distributor Semitron W. Röck GmbH. The agreement will cover Germany and Switzerland and is in line with TEE’s plans to grow European sales through the distribution channel. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
Cree Launches Solutions Provider Program
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced a new value-added solutions providers program. The Cree Solutions Providers network offers customers a full range of LED lighting-system solutions and design assistance to help accelerate time to market and reduce product development costs. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
PHILIPS ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE GENLYTE A LEADING NORTH AMERICAN LUMINAIRES MANUFACTURER
Philips to pay approximately USD 2.7 billion (EUR 1.8 billion) based on an offer price per share of USD 95.50 Deal creates #1 lighting company in North America. Philips and Genlyte to grow business by introducing Philips innovative, greener and solid state lighting technologies in North America through Genlyte's extensive contacts with distributors, architects and designers, and by introducing Genlyte s products to an international market. Deal leverages Philips earlier successful acquisitions of Color Kinetics, Partners in Lighting, TIR and Lumileds, and signals continuing investment in Lighting. Genlyte's Board of Directors will unanimously recommend offer to shareholders. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
DOE Invitation to Participate SSL Demonstrations Program
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites participation in the DOE Solid-State Lighting Technology Demonstration program. DOE SSL demonstration projects showcase high-performance LED products in a variety of commercial and residential applications, providing hard data on product performance and cost-effectiveness. DOE seeks to assemble demonstration teams that match host sites with appropriate products and partners. To learn more about how to participate in DOE SSL demonstrations, or to download applications for manufacturers, host sites, or utilities/energy efficiency organizations, visit: http://www.netl.doe.gov/ssl/techdemos.htm. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
SAMSUNG & ITRAMAS TO JOINTLY DEVELOP LED LIGHTING SOLUTIONS FOR GENERAL ILLUMINATION MARKET
ItraMAS Corporation Sdn Bhd (ItraMAS), a leader in the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) industry, and Samsung Electro-Mechanics (SEMCO), a key electronic components manufacturer, today announced a collaboration to develop revolutionary light emitting diode (LED) products for the global general lighting market that will help save energy and provide for a greener earth. Read more »
Business News | Jul 30, 2010
Lighting Science Group Establishes Presence in Europe
Lighting Science Group Corporation (Lighting Science) (OTC BB: LSGP), a global leader in LED (light-emitting diode) lighting solutions, today announced plans to establish operations in Europe. As part of this effort, Peter Earle and John Lyons, co-founders of Vivid Effect, will join Lighting Science as part of the Company’s European operations. Read more »
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