Solid-state lighting and controls developer Lumenpulse acquires Ariane Controls for chip portfolio support

Feb. 9, 2015
Lumenpulse Inc. (TSX: LMP), a leading manufacturer of high performance, specification-grade LED lighting solutions, announced that it has acquired all of the shares of Ariane Controls Inc. (“Ariane”), a company based in Québec City, for an undisclosed amount. Ariane is comprised of a team of five experts in PLC and controls with whom Lumenpulse has built a solid working relationship over many years. With this acquisition, Lumenpulse will benefit from their unique skills and highly trusted expertise. As a leader in its field, Ariane holds a patented modulation technology integrated to their Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), which is part of Lumenpulse’s Lumentalk offering.

“With a track record of developing and implementing successful solutions as a Lumenpulse partner, we are excited to welcome the Ariane team into our company,” said François-Xavier Souvay, President and CEO of Lumenpulse. “Ariane’s founder and CEO Jean-Pierre Fournier will play a strategic role supporting the fast-growing adoption of our Lumentalk technology, which will further develop its full market potential. His staff will join our R&D team and enrich our know-how in hardware, firmware and software development,” he said.

“I believe the entrepreneurial spirit at Lumenpulse will be a great fit with Ariane and I am looking forward to building on achievements to date and driving opportunities to come,” said Jean-Pierre Fournier.

About Lumenpulse Inc.
Founded in 2006, Lumenpulse designs, develops, manufactures and sells a wide range of high performance and sustainable specification-grade LED lighting solutions for commercial, institutional and urban environments. Lumenpulse is a leading pure-play specification-grade LED lighting solutions provider and has earned many awards and recognitions, including several Product Innovation Awards (PIA), three Next Generation Luminaires Design Awards, a Red Dot Product Design Award and a Lightfair Innovation Award. Lumenpulse has more than 365 employees worldwide, with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Canada, and offices in Boston, Paris, London and Manchester. Lumenpulse is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol LMP.

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Yvon Roy, Vice-President – Investor Relations/Merger & Acquisition - Lumenpulse
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