Osram Opto Semiconductors signs distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics

April 14, 2009
Date Announced: 14 Apr 2009 April 14, 2009 – Sunnyvale, CA – OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, a subsidiary of OSRAM – one of the two leading lighting manufacturers in the world, and a world leader in manufacturing optoelectronic semiconductors for illumination, visualization and sensing – has signed a distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics, Inc. Mouser is a major electronic component distributor focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers.Mouser’s initial stock of OSRAM products includes high-powered, mid-powered, and standard LEDs, as well as infrared and sensor products. OSRAM’s Golden DRAGON Plus family is in stock and ready for same-day shipping. Available in a full white color spectrum and a broad color portfolio, these 1-3W LEDs offer exceptional brightness, high quality and outstanding flexibility to the designer for indoor or outdoor lighting applications. Additionally, Mouser is stocking the OSRAM 6-lead MULTILED that empowers designers to drive each LED chip within a package individually to create any desired color, including white. The OSRAM 6-lead MULTILED can be used in a wide variety of applications including full-color video walls, signage, general lighting and backlighting.“Mouser is privileged to represent OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ products to the engineering community,” said Glenn Smith, Mouser’s president and CEO. “Their product innovation fits directly with our customers’ desire to design with the newest products.”Tom Shottes, president and CEO, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Inc., commented, “OSRAM looks forward to working with a world-class distributor such as Mouser, who focuses on new product introductions and provides outstanding support to the engineering community.”OSRAM Opto Semiconductors specializes in cutting-edge technology in the areas of light emitting diodes (LEDs), infrared components, high-power laser diodes and intelligent displays. Mouser Electronics, known for its broad-based product line, unsurpassed customer service, and streamlined warehouse operations, continuously offers customers the most innovative products and latest technologies for their new design projects.ABOUT OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORSOSRAM is part of the Industry sector of Siemens and one of the two leading lighting manufacturers in the world. Its subsidiary, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH in Regensburg (Germany), offers its customers solutions based on semiconductor technology for lighting, sensor and visualization applications. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has production sites in Regensburg (Germany) and Penang (Malaysia). Its headquarters for North America is in Sunnyvale, CA (USA), and for Asia in Hong Kong. OSRAM Opto Semiconductors also has sales offices throughout the world. In the 2008 fiscal year (to the end of September) OSRAM Opto Semiconductors employed more than 4600 people and achieved sales totaling 529 million euros. For more information, go to www.osram-os.com. ABOUT MOUSER ELECTRONICSMouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers. Mouser.com features more than a million products online from more than 390 manufacturers. Mouser’s 2,184+ page catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit www.mouser.com.

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