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Foshan Electrical and Lighting Company Ltd., one of China's largest manufacturers of lighting products, has selected Bridgelux Inc. (http://www.bridgelux.com/) , a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, as a strategic supplier for the development of lamps and luminaires for the general lighting market. These new products will be designed to reduce overall system costs and enable applications that facilitate the widespread adoption of LED lighting.
The collaboration between two key industry players is designed to further accelerate the rapid transformation of the lighting industry to more energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly LED technology, which is slated to represent 25% of the global lighting market by 2015.
"As a lighting innovator, we focus on rapidly designing and delivering leading-edge products that can accelerate the global adoption of high quality LED lighting solutions for the commercial and residential markets," said Bill Watkins, Bridgelux CEO. "We are pleased to collaborate with Foshan. As one of China's leading manufacturers of lighting products, Foshan's knowledge of the general lighting markets will help to accelerate the delivery and widespread adoption of a new generation of high-performance, energy-efficient solid-state lighting products."
About Foshan Electrical and Lighting Company Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co., Ltd (FELCO), established in 1958, is a leading manufacturer of lighting products in China. Designated since 1990 as a key national exporter and amongst the first batch of companies to be listed in China's stock exchange (1993), its brands are also the proud recipients of "Chinese Famous Brand" certificates. FELCO employs 9,000 workers with 2.2M sqm of manufacturing floor space, all in the vicinity of Foshan City, Guangdong Province.
About Bridgelux Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies and solutions helping to transform 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. With more than 275 patent applications filed or granted worldwide, 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 (http://www.bridgelux.com)