LED Business News

Kulicke and Soffa Industries Partners with Rohinni on Mini and Micro LED Solutions

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc., a packaging and electronics assembly firm based in Singapore, reported that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Rohinni LLC (Rohinni) of Idaho, USA to help design, commercialize, and distribute next-generation micro and mini LED solutions. Next-generation LED technologies may improve efficiency and reduce …

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Osram Acquires VCSEL specialist Vixar and Grow Light Company Fluence Bioengineering

Osram Licht AG of Munich, Germany, reported that it has acquired VCSEL specialist Vixar. The company also announced that it has purchased smart LED grow light maker Fluence Bioengineering of Austin, Texas. VCSEL stands for vertical cavity surface emitting laser, a laser diode in which the light emission is perpendicular …

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LumiPure Agrees to Distribute illumipure Corp. Grow Lights and Disinfecting Fixtures in Canada

LumiPure Inc. of Montreal, a producer of air purifiers, deodorizers, and sanitizers reported the beginning of a long-term agreement with illumiPure Corp. for the distribution of illumiPure’s LED lighting products within Canada. Lumipure says that the partnership will give businesses and consumers access to illumiPure’s LED technology within Canada. “LumiPure …

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Phoseon Technology Announces Expansion Plan

Phoseon Technology, a UV LED maker headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon USA, announced the company’s plan for continued business expansion and growth. The company reportedly shipped more than 100,000 lamps used for applications ranging from packaging solutions for consumer goods to disinfection of laboratory samples. “The positive investment atmosphere for corporations in …

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Continental and Osram Sign Joint Venture Agreement to Found Osram Continental

Osram of Munich Germany and Continental of Wilmington, Massachusetts have agreed to start a joint venture to be called Osram Continental, which is scheduled to begin operations in the second half of 2018. The 50/50 joint venture will combine Osram’s technology and knowledge related to automotive lighting, light controls, sensor …

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Nichia and Osram to Hash Out New IP Cross-License Agreement

Japanese LED maker Nichia Corporation and German firm Osram GmbH entered into patent cross-license agreements in 2002 and then again 2010. With these IP cross-license agreements, both companies can use each other’s patents licensed under the respective agreement in its own nitride-based semiconductor products including white, blue, and green LED …

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Sylvania Automotive Wins Supplier of the Year Award from O’Reilly Auto Parts

Sylvania Automotive, a maker of all kinds of automotive lighting including, HID, Xenon, and even LED headlight upgrade kits, has received the 2017 Supplier of the Year Award from O’Reilly Auto Parts, a national retail supplier of aftermarket auto parts. O’reilly selected Sylvania Automotive from hundreds of suppliers worldwide, and …

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