News-Spot | Business News | Nov 06, 2012

EBV and Bridgelux Signed Distribution Agreement for LED Lighting Line

EBV Elektronik has signed a distribution agreement with Bridgelux which means it will sell the US-based LED lighting manufacturer's products in the EMEA region.

"Bridgelux is providing high power, energy-efficient and cost-effective LED solutions. Our customers will be able to use Bridgelux’s technology to replace traditional lamp and luminaire technologies with solid-state products for fast growing interior and exterior application areas such as street lights, track and downlights", said Slobodan Puljarevic, President and CEO of EBV Elektronik.

Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a solid state lighting (SSL) supplier targeting the replacement of traditional technologies such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and high intensity discharge lighting with integrated, solid state lighting solutions.

"We are very pleased that EBV has become a major channel partner with Bridgelux to support our rapidly growing customer base in EMEA," said Jim Miller, chief sales and marketing officer at Bridgelux.

"The relationship with EBV further solidifies Bridgelux’s commitment to EMEA, allowing not only for faster delivery of Bridgelux products to the market, but also the availability of regionally-based applications engineering support and testing services to assist customers with new product development," said Miller.

"Their innovative product portfolio is a very welcome addition to our linecard and will add significant value to EBV’s technology portfolio," said Puljarevic.

About Bridgelux:
Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies and solutions transforming the $40 billion global lighting industry into a $100 billion market opportunity.  Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a pioneer in solid state lighting (SSL), expanding the market for light-emitting diode (LED) technologies by driving down the cost of LED lighting systems.  Bridgelux’s patented light source technology replaces traditional technologies (such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and high intensity discharge lighting) with integrated, solid state lighting solutions that enable lamp and luminaire manufacturers to provide high performance and energy-efficient white light for the rapidly growing interior and exterior lighting markets, including street lights, commercial lighting and consumer applications.  With more than 550 patent applications filed or granted worldwide, Bridgelux is the only vertically integrated LED manufacturer and developer of solid state light sources that designs its solutions specifically for the lighting industry.  For more information about the company, please visit www.bridgelux.com

About EBV Elektronik:
EBV Elektronik, an Avnet Company, was founded in 1969 and is one of the leading specialists in European semiconductor distribution. EBV maintains its successful strategy of personal commitment to customers and excellent services. 230 Technical Sales Specialists provide a strong focus on a selected group of long-term manufacturing partners. 110 continuously trained Application Specialists offer extensive application know-how and design expertise.
Warehouse operations, complete logistics solutions and value-added services such as programming, taping & reeling and laser marking are fulfilled by Avnet Logistics, EBV’s logistical backbone and Europe’s largest service centre. EBV operates from 60 offices in 27 countries throughout Europe as well as in Dubai, Israel and South Africa.
For more information about the company, please visit www.ebv.com/en/

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