Business News | Nov 21, 2006

Lamina Ceramics announces distribution agreement with arrow electronics

WESTAMPTON, NJ, Lamina Ceramics announced today it has signed a distribution agreement with the Lighting Group of Arrow North American Components (NAC), a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW). This agreement allows Arrow to distribute Lamina’s high brightness LED arrays throughout North America. Lighting customers will benefit from the expertise from Arrow’s regional lighting specialists and Lamina’s award winning high-brightness LED light engine products.
“Lamina Ceramics is the leading provider of high brightness LED light engines,” said David McConaghy, Lamina’s vice president of sales. “The new Atlas and Titan products have set the standard for total brightness, efficiency and cost. Lamina’s LED light engines meet the needs of lighting designers by giving them the high brightness they need and the consistent white color that they have come to expect from traditional lighting sources, and are the easiest to integrate into lighting fixtures. The Titan, for example, does not require any soldering; just plug and play. The addition of Arrow Electronics to our sales channel will allow us to increase our support level to customers and take advantage of the wide variety of supporting products that Arrow offers.”

Staffed with regional lighting specialists and lighting applications engineers, Arrow’s Lighting Group is focused on supporting its customers’ design and development activities by providing full system solutions support for optical, thermal and control electronics designs.

Bob Sagebiel, director of lighting business development for Arrow Electronics said, “Offering Lamina’s HBLED array technology further demonstrates our commitment to helping our customers accelerate time-tomarket in their lighting solutions development process. Our customers are at the leading edge of LED lighting designs and this agreement will offer them broader access to the products, solutions and support they will need to bring their products to market.”

About Lamina Ceramics, Inc
Lamina Ceramics defines the state of technology with the development and manufacture of high power LED light engines. Lamina's LED packaging technology provides unsurpassed thermal management and interconnectivity.

Lamina Ceramics is the leading manufacturer of high power LED light engines and is leading the transition from traditional lighting sources like incandescent, halogen and fluorescent to solid state solutions for general lighting. Lamina offers the brightest solid state light engines in the industry and is enabling this lighting revolution by delivering highly reliable and functional LED light engines. Lamina is supported by an industry- leading global sales and distribution network. Contact us today to find out how we can help you make the brightest, most reliable LED-based fixtures. Contact us at 609-265-1401, by e-mail at, or online at

About Arrow
The North American Components (NAC) business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of semiconductors and passive, electromechanical, and connector products, services, and supply chain solutions tailored to serve distinct customer segments with dedicated sales teams. Three primary, customer-focused NAC groups serve these market segments: The Arrow/Zeus Electronics Group targets the aerospace and military markets; the Arrow Electronics Components Group serves local OEM and contract manufacturing customers; and the Arrow Alliance Group focuses on large customers with complex needs.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. ( is a major global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products.

Contact the Arrow Lighting Group at 1-888-9LIGHT1 (1-888-954-4481) or via e-mail at:

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