Control gear for the technology of the future is now being manufactured in Dornbirn
Tridonic has started up the production of LED control gear also in Dornbirn. The sophisticated and efficient manufacturing technology at the factory in the Färbergasse is now also being employed to make products for the technology of the future LED.
EBV Elektronik and Solid State Lighting Company, Brigelux Inc., Sign Distribution Agreement for the EMEA Region
EBV Elektronik, an Avnet (NYSE: AVT) company and the leading specialist in EMEA semiconductor distribution, and Bridgelux Inc. today announced a distribution agreement to promote and deliver market-leading, energy-efficient LED lighting products to customers within the EMEA region. Bridgelux actively supports its customers by delivering value-added, application-specific solutions that will open up new markets in solid-state lighting (SSL).
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Best Buy Debuts Exclusive Insignia LED Light Bulb With Improved Features for Easier Adoption of LED Lighting
New Bulb Designed to Offer More than 20 Years of Energy Cost Savings; Provides Instant, More-Uniform Light in a More-Natural Color
DURHAM, NC — Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY), the industry leader in consumer electronics, today announced a new LED light bulb. Powered by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) LEDs, the new bulb is designed with improved features to make adoption of LED lighting easier for consumers. The Insignia LED bulb, available exclusively at Best Buy, was developed in partnership with local Twin Cities inventor Dave Carroll and offers distinct advantages over existing LED bulbs on the market today. Read more »
The Innovation Country Austria Show
For the first time the “Innovationsland Österreich” (Innovation Country Austria) show in the Säulenhalle of the Vienna parliament presented selected innovations from Austrian companies to represent the many new products with the “made in Austria” label.
From October 15 to 19, Tridonic and LEDON showcased their LED products. LEDON retrofit lamps and LED modules from Tridonic demonstrated the versatility of this technology in terms of energy efficiency, quality of light and sustainability. Tridonic also provided the lighting technology for the show in the Säulenhalle of the parliament.
|from left to right: 1. President of the National Assembly Barbara Prammer; Franz Zerobin, Tridonic Jennersdorf; Detlef Mikulsky, LEDON|
Effective November 1, Alfred Felder (49) is to become the new Chief Executive Officer of Tridonic.
Alfred Felder has a comprehensive knowledge of the field of opto-semiconductors and has acquired decades of management experience with prominent players in the electronics industry. In his career to date he has worked for several years in each of Japan, the US and China. Since 2003, he has filled various management roles in the areas of OLED and LED technology with Osram, where as Senior Vice President Sales he was lastly responsible for Osram’s worldwide general lighting sales activities. Read more »
Philips Intelligent LED lighting is the future of Green Buildings helping manage energy use and take care of occupants’ well-being
Eindhoven, The Netherlands – In partnership with the World Green Building Council, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is enabling the development of more ‘Green Buildings’ by turning innovative and intelligent lighting solutions into people benefits in ways that are environmentally responsible and cost-effective. From September 17 to 21, World Green Building Week shines a spotlight on the key role of buildings in conserving natural resources, saving money and creating jobs while providing healthier places to live, work and play. Read more »
LED plant strengthens the company’s position in the lighting industry’s largest market
OSRAM AG has signed a contract with the Wuxi New District Administrative Commit-tee to build a new assembly plant in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. LED chips will be packaged in housings at the new backend facility starting in late 2013; with the Regensburg and Penang (frontend) plants exclusively continuing to make the actual LED chips. “The new assembly plant will improve our access to the world’s largest single market in the lighting industry,” said Aldo Kamper, CEO of the Osram Opto Semiconductors business unit. “As one of the world’s most renowned LED lighting corporations, Osram’s new plant in Wuxi will definitely enhance the development of the LED industry in both Wuxi Municipality and Jiangsu Province,” said Lixin Huang, Member of the Standing Committee of Jiangsu Provincial CPC Committee and Secretary of Wuxi Municipal CPC Committee in China. Read more »
Gavin Brydon, who is currently responsible for all electronics plants of Tridonic all over the world, will assume the function of Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Tridonic with effect from 1 June. Read more »
John Kurtzweil Resigns; Michael McDevitt Named Interim CFO
DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, today announced that John Kurtzweil has resigned as executive vice president-finance and chief financial officer, effective May 21, 2012, to pursue other opportunities, and that Michael McDevitt has been appointed CFO on an interim basis. Cree has commissioned a search for a replacement through Russell Reynolds Associates, executive search consultants. Read more »
Demand for LEDs in LCD Backlights and Lighting Increasing in 2012
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16, 2012
Demand from LCD backlights will continue to dominate LED demand until 2013, when it will reach its peak, according to the NPD DisplaySearch
May 16, 2012
Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG, AEX: PHI) today announced that the 200th licensee signed up to its LED luminaire and retrofit bulb licensing program. As a result, Paulmann Light GmbH has gained access to Philips’ comprehensive portfolio of patented LED technologies and solutions offered in the licensing program. The announcement marks a significant milestone in the Philips LED luminaire licensing program, enabling and fostering the industry’s growth in its transition from conventional lamps to energy efficient LED-based lighting solutions. Read more »
Date: 15 March 2012
The global market for power semiconductors used in LED lighting is forecast to reach over $3 billion in 2016, according to a new report from IMS Research, a leading independent provider of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry. Read more »
The main benefits of the interface specifications for LED light sources
Piscataway, N.J., 15. May 2012 – With its interface specifications, Zhaga makes it possible to develop interchangeable LED light sources. Menno Treffers, Secretary General of Zhaga, summarises the most important benefits as follows: Read more »