News-Spot | Business News | Apr 24, 2014

SILICA’s Lighting Division Complements Expansion Strategy with New Website

SILICA, an Avnet, Inc. company, today announced its new website for customers of its Silica Lighting division. The comprehensive online resource at provides an overview of the complete SILICA Lighting portfolio, which includes LEDs, opto devices, power and thermal management, LED drivers, interconnects and integrated LED lighting solutions.

The new website is the next step in SILICA’s strategy to significantly expand its footprint in the lighting market. SILICA provides a wide range of LED products, combined with significant technical and engineering resources located throughout Europe.

The online resource’s highlights include the Solutions section, which makes it easy for users to locate the right products for their needs. It showcases SILICA’s suppliers and their lighting solutions along with its extensive linecard. The Applications tab provides visitors with an overview of each type of lighting application and allows them to hone in on solution sets for outdoor, high bay, downlight, and other specific requirements.
SILICA has also inaugurated a newsletter that highlights upcoming events, customer success stories and technical tips.

Visitors to can subscribe to the newsletter directly.

“LED lighting technology is continuing to move into a huge variety of applications where designers are realising the benefits of the technology’s low power consumption and extended lifecycles,” commented Hubert Ott, Technical Director Lighting Europe SILICA. “Our new website is the logical next step in our mission to provide customers with optimal support and service that underpins the unique value SILICA’s Lighting division brings to the market – the broadest selection of lighting solutions and a dedicated team of
lighting specialists throughout Europe.”

SILICA, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) company, is one of the leading semiconductor distributors in Europe. SILICA accelerates its customers’ success by connecting 25 technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 15,000 customers and providing in-depth design support and cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For more information, visit