Bridgelux introduces industry's first 5-year warranty on entire line of LED products

Oct. 13, 2010
Date Announced: 13 Oct 2010 Livermore, CA - Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, today introduced a 5-year warranty, effective immediately, on all of the company's integrated LED arrays and light sources sold worldwide. This unprecedented move boosts standard 1-year and 3-year warranties to deliver industry-leading 5-year warranty protection, emphatically demonstrating Bridgelux's confidence in LED technology while providing customers the assurances needed to enable the $100 billion market opportunity for solid state lighting."We are offering a 5-year warranty because we stand proudly behind the quality of Bridgelux products as well as the broader capabilities and benefits of solid state lighting overall," said Bill Watkins, Bridgelux chief executive officer. "This warranty is a win-win all around. It addresses our customers' needs, supports the entire industry by accelerating market penetration, and helps deliver LED technology's energy savings and environmental benefits more quickly to the end customer."The 5-year warranty covers not only the Bridgelux LED Array product families, offering the industry's widest performance range from 240 to 4500 operational lumens, but also the award-winning Helieon sustainable light module, co-developed, marketed and sold by Bridgelux and Molex."The success of our customers is critical to the success of Bridgelux," said Jason Posselt, vice president of marketing for Bridgelux. "The lighting market is demanding 3- to 5-year warranties on solid state lighting products. The 5-year warranty protection on light sources provided by Bridgelux will make it easier for our customers, lamp and luminaire manufacturers, to meet market requirements for their products. Further, it also allows our partners to minimize the cost and time they spend on warranty-related issues while improving their ability to win new business opportunities.""To innovate and expand our business we must use the latest LED lighting technology," said Chuck Campagna, chief executive officer of Amerlux. "With LED technology evolving at a pace faster than typical lighting design cycles, we are faced with a challenge to ensure that we bring high quality products to market while still using leading edge technology. The 5-year warranty provided by Bridgelux allows us to confidently deliver one of the industry's most advanced solid state lighting solutions at a pace that addresses both Amerlux business requirements and lighting industry demands."About BridgeluxBridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies and solutions transforming the $40 billion global lighting industry into a $100 billion market opportunity. Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a pioneer in solid state lighting (SSL), expanding the market for light-emitting diode (LED) technologies by driving down the cost of LED lighting systems. Bridgelux's patented light source technology replaces traditional technologies (such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and high intensity discharge lighting) with integrated, solid state lighting solutions that enable lamp and luminaire manufacturers to provide high performance and energy-efficient white light for the rapidly growing interior and exterior lighting markets, including street lights, commercial lighting and consumer applications. With more than 300 patent applications filed or granted worldwide, Bridgelux is the only vertically integrated LED manufacturer and developer of solid state light sources that designs its solutions specifically for the lighting industry. For more information about the company, please visit

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