Russia launches LED industry association to develop national capabilities (MAGAZINE)
The LED lighting industry in Russia is becoming more mature as the country seeks to develop a vertically-integrated manufacturing infrastructure. LEDs Magazine spoke with EUGENE DOLIN, the CEO of a newly-formed LED industry association in Russia.
LEDs Magazine: Please tell us about the organization and its formation.
Eugene Dolin: The full trade name of the organization is the “Non-Profit Partnership for Manufacturers of LEDs and LED-based Systems,” or LEDSM NP, and it is located in St. Petersburg. LEDSM NP was registered with the Ministry of Justice for the Russian Federation at the beginning of November 2010. The agreement between Svetlana Optoelectronics and Optogan, two of the largest Russian LED manufacturers (from epitaxy to lamps), was established at the beginning of November.
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