Plymouth, ENGLAND -- Plessey announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Solid State Supplies Ltd., an electronics distributor and provider of advanced complete solutions headquartered in Redditch, UK, to expand its European network with coverage in the UK and Ireland market for its GaN-on-Si LED products.
John Macmichael, Managing Director of Solid State Supplies said; "Plessey's GaN-on-Si technology looks set to cause major disruption in the LED lighting market. Our in-house lighting division is already geared up to support lighting and luminaire designers with these new LEDs. We look forward to a very bright future in partnership with Plessey."
David Owen, Plessey's Regional Sales Director, added, "Plessey is very pleased to join forces with a distributor that has a focused lighting division already up and running, helping the significant number of lighting and luminaire makers in the UK. Solid State Supplies has a strong portfolio of products to support the lighting eco system which is now enhanced by the addition of the Plessey GaN-on-Si LED product range. This will accelerate the time to market for Plessey LEDs in this region."
Plessey's MaGIC (Manufactured on GaN-on-Si I/C) High Brightness LED (HBLED) technology has won numerous awards for its innovation and ability to cut the cost of LED lighting by using standard silicon manufacturing techniques.
Photo: David Owen, Regional Sales Director for Plessey (left) and John Macmichael, Managing Director of Solid State Supplies (right)
Plessey is a leading expert in the development and manufacture of semiconductor products used in sensing, measurement and control applications. Plessey's products are found in a wide range of markets including communications, manufacturing, medical, defence and aerospace. Plessey designs products for high performance applications and its range of integrated products includes CMOS image sensors, low and mid-power LEDs, Hall Effect devices and its award-winning EPIC electric potential sensors. Using its understanding of electronics and expertise in micro-electronic product design and manufacture, Plessey is radically enhancing the human experience with micro-electronics solutions such that people achieve more than they thought possible. Plessey is a UK based manufacturer with offices around the US, Europe and Asia.
EPIC, MaGIC and dotLED are trademarks of Plessey Semiconductors Ltd.
Solid State Supplies
Solid State Supplies supports UK electronic equipment designers and manufacturers with best-in-class technologies from some of the world's most innovative component makers. Our products are focused on two main areas: embedded processing and connectivity (wired and wireless), and power semiconductors and modules. We represent a limited number of suppliers in order to provide outstanding technical and commercial support. These suppliers include leading global brands and smaller niche companies that offer products with exceptional performance in specific applications. We serve customers in military and aerospace, industrial and medical electronic equipment markets. Our inventory is UK-based for fast, reliable delivery. For more information on Solid State Supplies, please visit: www.sssplc.com
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