Nu Horizons Electronics signs global distribution agreement with Samsung LED

Oct. 20, 2011
Date Announced: 20 Oct 2011 Melville, NY – Nu Horizons Electronics, an Arrow Electronics company, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Samsung LED, a global leader in LED (light-emitting diodes) technology. Under the agreement, Nu Horizons customers around the world will have access to Samsung LED’s complete portfolio of energy-saving, long-life and environmentally friendly mid-power and high-power LEDs along with indoor and outdoor light engines."We strive to offer an array of outstanding products, and Samsung LED will now allow us to provide our customers with innovative lighting solutions," said Kent Smith, president of global distribution for Nu Horizons. “Samsung’s company philosophy is built on creating superior and environmentally responsible products, and since they make various types of LED products to meet a wide range of applications, customers can choose according to their needs. Samsung LED is an exciting addition to the Nu Horizons line card and will serve as the foundation for Nu Horizons’ growing lighting initiatives.”“Nu Horizons Electronics is a leading demand-creation distributor in the electronics industry,” said James Schafer, national sales manager of Samsung LED. “By combining Samsung’s highly efficient LED product line with Nu Horizons’ extensive engineering and support infrastructure, we will together deliver world-class service and product solutions to the rapidly expanding LED lighting market.”About Nu Horizons ElectronicsNu Horizons Electronics, an Arrow Electronics company, is a leading global distributor of advanced technology semiconductor, display, illumination and power solutions to a wide variety of commercial original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronic manufacturing services providers (EMS). With sales facilities in 45 locations across North America and Asia and regional logistics centers throughout the globe, Nu Horizons partners with a limited number of best-in-class suppliers to provide in-depth product development, custom logistics and lifecycle support to its customers. Information on Nu Horizons and its services is available at Samsung LEDSamsung LED Co., Ltd. ( was established globally in April 2009, channeling the company’s proven expertise in the electronics and electro-mechanics fields into the production of cutting-edge LED lighting. As a leader in LED technology from chips to TV displays, Samsung already possesses some of the largest LED production facilities in the world, helping ensure quality and reliability across the entire line of products. An American center of operations has been established in Atlanta, Ga., to support the company’s expansion into the U.S. market.

Michael Eckert, Samsung (678) 892-7388 Rita Megling, Nu Horizons (631) 396-5000

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