Philips Lumileds and Future Electronics extend worldwide exclusive agreement

Date Announced: 07 Jun 2011

San Jose, CA -– Philips Lumileds and Future Electronics today announced the extension of their exclusive worldwide distribution relationship. The new five-year agreement builds on the decade long relationship that has enabled the development of solid-state lighting solutions worldwide.

“Our exclusive partnership with Philips Lumileds has provided our customers with access to the world’s leading portfolio of LEDs for illumination-LUXEON. Our investment in resources, training, design tools, and best-in-class supply chain capabilities has enabled us to become the service leader in the solid-state lighting industry,” said Jamie Singerman, Corporate Vice-President, Future Lighting Solutions.

“Future Lighting Solutions has proven over the last decade that with LUXEON LEDs, highly trained LED solution engineers, and the core services of a global solutions provider, they are well positioned to support and enable the growing number of companies that want to enter the solid-state lighting industry,” said Steve Barlow, Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Philips Lumileds.

Complete information about LUXEON LEDs, complementary infrastructure and solution approaches for illumination can be found at the Future Lighting Solutions website, www.futurelightingsolutions.com. Information about Philips Lumileds and LUXEON LEDs can be found at www.philipslumileds.com.

About Philips Lumileds
Philips Lumileds is a leading provider of LEDs for illumination solutions. The company's leading quality of light, light output, efficacy and thermal management are direct results of the ongoing commitment to advancing solid-state lighting technology and enabling lighting solutions that are more environmentally friendly, help reduce CO2 emissions and reduce the need for power plant expansion. Philips Lumileds' LUXEON LEDs are enabling new solutions for shop, outdoor, office, school, and home lighting applications. More information about the company's LUXEON LED products and solid-state lighting technologies can be found at www.philipslumileds.com.

About Future Lighting Solutions
Future Lighting Solutions (www.futurelightingsolutions.com) is a leading provider of LED lighting total solution components and support services for solid-state lighting products and installations, including engineering expertise, concept development, full system solutions and more than 25 different online tools that accelerate quality application development. The company is a division of Future Electronics.

Contact
Steve Landau Director of Marketing Communications Philips Lumileds +1 408 964 2695 Claudio Caporicci (claudio.caporicci@future.ca) Future Lighting Solutions Marketing Communications Manager +1 514 694 7710

E-mail:steve.landau@philips.com

Web Site:www.philipslumileds.com

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