THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN--August 2, 2012: Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with LED manufacturer Luminus Devices, a leader in the field of solid-state lighting technology.
“We are excited to be joining forces with Digi-Key, whose outstanding global reach and reputation in distribution of electronic components will help us better serve our customers by driving our technology into the marketplace.”
Luminus' revolutionary Big Chip LED technology offers unrivaled brightness with world-class efficiency. The world's most recognized brands have adopted Luminus' LEDs to enable new markets for solid-state lighting. "Demand for Luminus Big Chip LEDs is accelerating rapidly," stated Keith T.S. Ward, President and CEO of Luminus. "We are excited to be joining forces with Digi-Key, whose outstanding global reach and reputation in distribution of electronic components will help us better serve our customers by driving our technology into the marketplace."
"Solid-state lighting is one of the fastest-growing segments in today's fast-paced market," said Mark Zack, Vice President, Global Semiconductor Product, Digi-Key Corporation. "Luminus' products, with their value-added and module-like offerings, support our full solution approach. High-efficiency, reliable LED lighting products have seen exponential expansion in recent years and Luminus Devices is among the leading suppliers of these innovative technologies. We are excited to add the Big Chip line to our expansive product offering."
"Luminus enables engineers and designers to think differently about lighting through its Big Chip LED architecture. High flux-density LEDs allow solid state devices to replace traditional lighting technologies in applications previously not thought possible," said David Rubin, Director of Sales for North America from Luminus Devices. "Digi-Key has created an infrastructure that enables the lighting community to find the products that meet their needs in developing exciting new lighting solutions, and then deliver those products to the market immediately."
These quality products from Luminus Devices are currently available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites.
As the leading integrated Internet-based distributor of electronic and opto-components, information about and inventory of millions of products is accessible to customers around the globe, with all products shipped from Digi-Key's single, North American location. The company's integrated business model provides product and support information online to help put engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges.
The company's online offerings and resources include: PTM® product training modules; TechZoneSM technology zones; Another Geek Moment videos; Digi-Key toolbar; PurchasingProSM for electronics buyers; TechXchangeSM; a Mobile and Social Center; the Scheme-it online schematic design tool; Reference Design Library; and the Dynamic Catalog.