Cree LED

Durham, NC 27709


About Cree LED



4001 E Hwy 54
Suite 2000
Durham, NC 27709
United States

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Cree LED, an SGH company, delivers best-in-class technology and one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of application-optimized LED chips and components, leading the industry in performance and reliability.


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High Brightness LEDs

SMD single and multi-color LEDs optimized for large-format high-resolution applicationsCree LED’s High Brightness products deliver industry-leading innovations to LED video screen...
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J Series® LEDs

Excellent value for general and specialty lighting applications in the industry’s most common LED package sizesJ Series LEDs provide excellent value for general and specialty ...
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XLamp® LEDs

Delivering the industry’s best lighting-class performance and are application-optimized to offer the lowest total system costXLamp LEDs deliver industry-leading performance and...

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Cree LED Recognized with Four 2024 BrightStar Awards from LEDs Magazine

DURHAM, N.C.- Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today that four of its latest product releases have been recognized with BrightStar Awards by LEDs Magazine. The...
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Cree LED and Current Lighting Enter into License Agreement

Six KSF/PFS Phosphor Patents Included for LED Manufacturing DURHAM, NC – January 24, 2024 –– Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), and Current Lighting...
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Cree LED Recognized with Three 2023 BrightStar Awards from LEDs Magazine

DURHAM, NC – May 23, 2023 –– Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today that three of its latest product releases have been recognized with BrightStar Awards by LEDs...


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Cree’s revenue rises for second consecutive quarter

After a string of declines, sales gained again. Meanwhile, the parent firm focuses increasingly on AI and high-performance computing.
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Cree turns a corner, as first quarter sales rise

The declines had been shrinking. Now the company reports a gain. Meanwhile, the emphasis at parent firm SGH strengthens outside the lighting group, in AI and high-performance ...
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The recovery compass at Cree points to customers’ new products, and to the company’s new XLamp XP-G4 LED.
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Cree’s sales decline slows

The company’s 20% Q4 drop is an improvement, and bosses say it should continue to get better. Still, the performance drags down numbers at parent SGH, largely a computing group...
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As fiscal year 2024 approaches, Cree’s year-long rough road could lead to recovery.
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Cree sales fall again, but signs point to a turnaround

Customers haven’t started ordering anew yet, but they are designing new products that will soon need new LEDs, says the boss of Cree owner Smart Global Holdings.
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PROGRAMS | LEDs Magazine serves up second annual BrightStar Awards honors

The 2023 BrightStar Awards jury recognized differentiators such as flexibility in luminaire form factors, robustness, interoperability and compatibility with a larger product ...
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Although Cree LED sales have been in free fall, that hasn’t stopped the technology innovation, says parent SGH leadership.
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At Cree LED, the products keep coming out but the sales keep going down

It’s been a tough year for revenue, but things could soon turn around, says holding company CEO Mark Adams, as the second quarter tumbles.
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Cree LED’s fortunes under SGH have so far been a roller coaster.
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Cree LED sales plummet in first quarter

An earlier slowdown in China has spread to Europe and the U.S., triggering cost reductions and honing the focus on specialty LEDs with a possible fiscal third-quarter turnaround...
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Top 20 of 2022: News reflects swings in LED application focus to counter supply and demand concerns

Big players such as ams Osram, Lumileds, Cree LED, Signify, and GE Lighting continued to make moves designed to balance price pressures, supply-chain challenges, and shifting ...
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Our November Product Spotlight examines the application-specific features of recently released LED chips and packages.
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The new Cree LED likes to do things quietly. First it introduced three high-powered LEDs without much fanfare. Now, in another under-the-radar move, it has replaced Claude Demby with Joseph Clark as president.
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New boss takes over at Cree LED

Owner SGH discloses in an SEC filing that Claude Demby has retired as president. Cree’s global operations head steps into the role.

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The air came out of Cree sales in Asia, but with growth in the Americas and EMEA, the overall picture was merely flat.
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China lockdowns offset Q3 LED revenue gains elsewhere for SGH

After growing the top line during the first year of Cree ownership, sales flatten for the new owners, but CEO Adams is confident in the long term.
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Adding to the supply chain uncertainty, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union must work out a new labor deal with the Pacific Maritime Association, which represents ports on the West Coast including the Port of Los Angeles (pictured). The current contract expires on July 1.
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LED and lighting CEOs: No letup in sight for supply chain woes

In recent quarterly reports, the bosses of Acuity, Zumtobel, and SGH (Cree LED’s parent) all said they have invoked measures to help offset a situation that could be getting even...
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The Cree LED train officially pulled into Milpitas, CA–based SGH last March, and since then sales have been growing. (Photo of Milpitas Transit Center used under CC BY-SA 4.0;
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Outsourcing and a materials shift help key the new Cree LED

An oversupply of manufacturing capacity turns the tune in favor of buying, SGH CEO says.
SGH CEO Mark Adams says Cree LED will fly under the radar as it works with systems integrators and avoids the hype. (Photo credit: Image courtesy of SGH.)
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Expect more specialty LEDs from Cree, but forget the fanfare

Psssst….lasers could also be on the horizon. SGH CEO Mark Adams discusses today’s business strategy and gives a glimpse of the future in an LEDs Magazine interview.
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LED innovations transform SSL market prospects over two decades (MAGAZINE)

LED market consultant BOB STEELE tracks the evolution of LED technology, applications, and markets over 22 years with Strategies in Light.
SGH CEO Mark Adams is changing the company’s approach to manufacturing LEDs. (Photo credit: Image courtesy of SGH.)
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Cree LED sales ‘up substantially,’ says parent CEO (UPDATED)

New owner SGH is revamping manufacturing and developing new products aimed at architectural, horticultural, medical, and other markets.
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Optimism shines through in Strategies in Light video interviews (MAGAZINE)

Video interviews known as Quick Chats, available in the Strategies in Light event resources, bring key focus to positive developments in LEDs and SSL, observes MAURY WRIGHT.
The US Department of Energy’s annual Lighting R&D Workshop, held virtually in early February, provided an inside look at developments making their way into commercial application as a result of DOE-funded programs designed to reduce energy consumption and improve building sustainability. (Image credit: Graphic by PIRO4D via Pixabay; used under free license for commercial or non-commercial purposes.)
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DOE workshop brings academic focus to emerging commercial opportunities

DOE cites annual energy savings of 140B kWh already attributable to LED adoption, while expanding on advances toward zero-energy and other sustainability initiatives.
Cree’s packaged LED developments will now reside with Smart Global Holdings, a company run by former Lumileds executive Mark Adams. (Photo credit: Image of Cree XLamp XHP50.2 courtesy of Cree.)
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Cree sells LED business to Smart Global Holdings led by Mark Adams (UPDATED)

High-power LED pioneer Cree is divesting the LED business via a deal with Smart Global Holdings, with the acquisition price said to be upwards of $300 million depending on contingencies...