Ledon Lighting Jennersdorf becomes Tridonic Jennersdorf

Date Announced: 05 Nov 2010

With effect from 1 November 2010, Ledon Lighting Jennersdorf GmbH has been renamed Tridonic Jennersdorf GmbH.

Originally founded in 2001 as Tridonic Optoelectronics GmbH, the Jennersdorf site is now the technology and innovation specialist for LED within the Zumtobel Group.

The new name underlines the close relationship and the organisational link between Jennersdorf and Tridonic which markets the innovative LED components and modules from Jennersdorf to its customers worldwide. Since the spring of this year there has also been closer cooperation with Tridonic in the area of production.

Tridonic’s magnetics plant in Fürstenfeld, just 15 km from Jennersdorf, is developing into Tri-donic Jennersdorf’s industrialisation partner and will be starting up the first production line for the automatic assembly of LED chains in mid-November.

A brief portrait of Tridonic
Tridonic, based in Dornbirn/Austria, develops, manufactures and markets control gear for a variety of light sources, lighting management systems, LED solutions and connecting technology. In the 2009/10 financial year, Tridonic’s 1,900 staff members working at 30 branch offices produced a turnover of EUR 367 million. Over 200 inventions and more than 2,000 patents are proof of Tridonic’s innovative power. Customers of the company in-clude luminaire manufacturers, manufacturers utilising lighting solutions, architects, lighting designers, electrical consultants and installers as well as wholesalers. For more information, please visit www.tridonic.com.

A brief portrait of the Zumtobel Group:
The Zumtobel Group, based in Dornbirn in the Vorarlberg region of Austria, is one of the few global players in the lighting industry. The Group, which started life as Elektrogeräte und Kunstharzpresswerk W. Zumtobel KG in 1950, employed a workforce of 7,329 employees on the balance sheet date (30 April 2010) and in the 2009/10 financial year posted consolidated revenues of EUR 1,117.3 million. The lighting group follows a multi-brand strat-egy. In the business with professional luminaires and lighting solutions the group enters the market under the Thorn and the Zumtobel brand. The lighting components’ business (control gear, lighting management, LED com-ponents / modules) is done via Tridonic. Since 2010 the group further develops a B-2-C-business with innovative LED lamps under the Ledon lamp brand. The financial year of the Zumtobel Group commences on 1 May and ends on 30 April. For further information, please visit www.zumtobelgroup.com.

Contact
Zumtobel Group Astrid Kühn-Ulrich Head of Corporate Communications Tel. +43-(0)5572 509-1570 Tridonic Doris Schwarz Head of Global Marketing Communications Tel. +43-(0)5572-395-4324 doris.schwarz@tridonic.com

E-mail:astrid.kuehn@zumtobel.com

Web Site:www.zumtobel.com

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