News-Spot | Business News | Jul 09, 2013

Bridgelux and Future Electronics Sign Global Distribution Agreement For Bridgelux Product Portfolio

Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, has signed a global distribution agreement with Future Electronics, a world class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components. Under the new agreement, Future Electronics’ lighting division, Future Lighting Solutions, will provide global sales, design support and fulfillment services for Bridgelux’s portfolio of LED products sold through distribution.

“We are very pleased to partner with a respected global partner that will broaden our reach into the rapidly emerging markets for LED lighting,” said Max Hong, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Bridgelux. “With a world-class web platform, deep lighting application knowledge and leading global distribution capabilities, Future Lighting Solutions has distinguished itself as an innovative and extremely customer-focused organization, with strong demand creation programs. Combining Future Lighting Solutions’ leading-edge selling, marketing and technical support strengths with Bridgelux’s high performance LED technology portfolio will produce an alliance to accelerate the worldwide transformation to solid-state lighting.”

“Bridgelux’s innovative product offering targets the rapidly increasing demand for high quality, energy efficient internal and external LED lighting solutions for retail, commercial and residential environments,” said Jamie Singerman, Corporate Vice-President, Worldwide of Future Lighting Solutions. ‘The partnership with Bridgelux presents Future Lighting Solutions with significant growth opportunities by delivering access to an even broader base of customers. Innovative new Bridgelux® products such as the Vero™ array platform, complement our SSL product line, increasing our ability to deliver design solutions across a wider range of applications and markets for our global customers.

About Future Lighting Solutions:
Future Lighting Solutions is the leading provider of solid-state lighting technologies, engineering expertise and online simulation and design tools to facilitate application development and accelerate customers’ time to market. Our comprehensive portfolio includes a broad selection of LED system components, as well as integrated or customized solutions to enable cost effective, energy efficient lighting applications. From retrofitting bulbs to building LED systems from the ground up, we offer industry leading LEDs, optical solutions, power modules and ICs, passive and active thermal solutions, light engines, modular systems and remote phosphor technologies. Our world-class team of lighting experts, along with our global lighting resource centers, supply chain solutions and network of specialized partners, ensures the highest quality solid-state lighting solutions for customers. The company is a division of Future Electronics. For more information visit: www.FutureLightingSolutions.com

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. 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

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