News-Spot | Business News | Aug 01, 2013

Xicato France Benelux Distribution Becomes Luxendi and Positions for Continued Growth

Xicato announced today that its original value added distributor, Xicato France Benelux Distribution, has changed its name to Luxendi. “The transition from conventional lighting business models to solid-state lighting has provided an enormous growth opportunity for us in the role of a value added distributor,” said Rob Verbeelen, MD of Luxendi. “We are Xicato’s supplier for Benelux and France and support customers throughout western Europe.”

The privately held and independent value added distributor supports clients throughout Europe from its base in Belgium. “Exceptional customer support is more than a cliché, it’s a fundamental business requirement,” said Gerhard Rieser, VP Worldwide Sales of Xicato. “The team at Luxendi can provide exceptional multilingual technical support to luminaire manufacturers and specifiers due to their broad experience in lighting.”

Luxendi supports luminaire manufacturers whose customers are committed to achieving the efficiency, lifetime and maintenance benefits of LED solutions without sacrificing the quality of light that people prefer. Thanks to the instant availability of Xicato’s LED modules and the broad range of drivers, heatsinks and optics, Luxendi is proof that this new type of lighting distributor will be a model for future entrepreneurs in this space.

About Xicato:
Xicato is passionate about light. Light has an emotional effect on people and a direct impact on business profitability. It ultimately influences everything in our lives. Xicato is a recognized leader in creating LED modules that provide superior aesthetics, economics and durability. Xicato aspires to be the trusted partner of the global lighting design community and luminaire manufacturers.

About Luxendi:
Luxendi enables luminaire manufacturers to quickly enter the LED market or expand their portfolio while delivering on the promise of LEDs to be more sustainable and produce better light. Luxendi understands the needs and questions of luminaire manufacturers and their end customers. Luxendi believes that light quality and the right light for each application are fundamental. Responsiveness and excellent customer service is what it stands for.


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