Cree launches Solutions Provider program

Nov. 16, 2007
Cree has formed a network of companies that provide LED lighting products and services.
LED maker Cree has announced a new value-added solutions providers program. The "Cree Solutions Providers" network offers customers a full range of LED lighting-system solutions and design assistance to help accelerate time to market and reduce product development costs.

Rival LED makers Lumileds and Osram Opto Semiconductors operate similar networks.

Network members work closely with Cree to help ensure alignment of technologies. They are chosen based on their history of collaborating successfully with customers. Services provided from within the network include:

• Design consulting
• Customized design
• LED engines
• Turnkey solutions
• Sub-assembly
• Complete assembly

“Cree Solutions Providers represent a select group of value-added solutions providers who can help accelerate the time-to-market of high-quality LED lighting systems based on Cree XLamp® LEDs,” noted Bob Pollock, Cree senior vice president of sales. “The rapidly increasing demand for high-performance LED lighting systems presents a huge potential sales opportunity for those who deliver quality fixtures to market quickly. The Cree Solutions Providers program is designed to help our customers address this opportunity.”

Cree Solutions Providers currently include:
• BAFA/Zerolight:
• CRS:
• Entity:
• Heatron:
• I2 Systems:
• IES:
• Illumination Optics:
• Infinilux:
• LED Lighting Supply:
• LED Specialists:
• Marktech:
• Optoelectronix:
• Relume:
• Visible Solutions (Forge Europa):