U-Tron wins Tesco project to install in-store LED lighting

Feb. 8, 2012
Date Announced: 08 Feb 2012 Beijing -- Beijing-based U-Tron Electronics won the project tender for providing and installing a complete indoor lighting solution in a new Tesco Store in Beijing. Tesco (the world’s third largest retailer) currently has 5386 stores worldwide with 105 stores in China, and this will be Tesco’s fourth store in Beijing. A drive that Tesco has undertaken to demonstrate the first of a kind “low carbon foot print” not only by using LED technology lighting but also the very first Super Market in China for demonstrating CO2 based cooling system. U-Tron is a customer-oriented innovative solution provider for Lighting and worked very closely with Tesco to re design the existing lighting using the LED technology without disturbing the ambivalence that has been developed by Tesco over many years to bring the best shopping experience to their customers. This new store is planned to be the highest energy saving store with an annual energy consumption saving rate of 33%. The additional savings on energy will be directly beneficial for the consumer not only in the financial aspect, but also in the whole shopping experience. U-Tron chose the Cree CLA1B LED as its main light source and developed the Extendum T8 tube lights using only 160 chips at 21 watt total lamp consumption but gives 1800Lumen of light output (with the frosted lens on) Cree LED helps to reduce the overall system costs of maintenance and energy consumption with more than RMB 1 million annually.“We will provide over 6000 Extendum T8 and over 260 UFO Reassessed lamps to Tesco’s new store in Beijing” said Mr. Raja Magasweran, managing director of U-Tron (Beijing) Electronics Co. Ltd, “the entire shopping interior lighting system will be at 4000°K “ Tesco will open its new store in ten days. The company’s management has expressed their satisfaction with the products and services provided by U-Tron. About Cree:Cree is the market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications. For more information please visit Cree Online at www.cree.comAbout U-Tron: U-Tron (Beijing) Electronics Co. Ltd., was established in 1992 as a WOFE in Beijing, China. The company was 100% funded by investments from American Companies. The main purpose was to bring U.S. developed technology products to China for manufacturing and localization. U-Tron has an 1,800 square meter factory employing 50 + people in the Beijing Development Area (BDA) of Yi Zhuang district and a joint venture with Beijing Jile Electroncis an SOE with over 800 employees. For more information, please visit www.u-tron.com

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