Arrow Electronics and Cree host West Coast Lighting Seminar and Solutions Fair December 1-2

Date Announced: 26 Oct 2010

Melville, N.Y. – Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) and Cree, Inc. have teamed with leading manufacturers of complementary components to host a lighting design seminar and solutions fair Dec. 1-2, 2010, at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, Calif. The free, two-day event is ideal for West Coast lighting engineers, specifiers and designers, and professionals looking to accelerate the conversion to solid-state lighting.

Chuck Swoboda, chairman and chief executive officer for Cree, will kick off the event with the keynote address on the current state of the solid-state lighting market and accelerating the transition from tradition lighting to LED lighting. Guest speakers include local energy and municipal specialists such as Michael Seaman, with UC Davis’ California Lighting Technology Center, Aaron Klemm, energy project manager with the City of Huntington Beach, and Teren Abear with Southern California Edison Design and Engineering Services. Seminars and technical training will be provided by Arrow, Cree and related manufacturers on topics such as LED design, the latest in LED drivers and controls, optics and thermal considerations, converting municipalities to LEDs and more.

“Arrow works with partners like Cree to offer customers a complete lighting solution from concept development to production,” said Gary Zullo, director of Arrow’s lighting segment. “As LEDs become more widely accepted, we’ll continue to identify new ways to support our customers with the knowledge, training and tools they need to move ahead with their solid-state lighting projects.“

For more information and to register, visit www.arrownac.com/creeseminar.

Manufacturers participating in the seminar and solutions fair include Analog Devices, Inc., Autec Power Systems, California Eastern Labs, Cypress Semiconductor, Diodes, Inc., Emerson Network Power, Fraen Corporation, Infineon Technologies, Linear Technology, Micrel, Molex, National Semiconductor, NXP Semiconductors, ON Semiconductor, RECOM Power, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments and Tyco Electronics.

About Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 900 suppliers and 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 310 locations in 51 countries and territories.

Contact
Chris Maio Manager, External Communications Arrow Electronics, Inc. 631-847-5454

E-mail:cmaio@arrow.com

Web Site:www.arrownac.com/creeseminar

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