Bridgelux and EBV Elektronik Sign Distribution Agreement to

Bridgelux and EBV Elektronik Sign Distribution Agreement to Serve
Rapidly Growing Market for Solid State Lighting 
LIVERMORE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/05/12 --  Bridgelux Inc., a
leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and
solutions, today announced that EBV Elektronik, an Avnet company, has
become a distributor for Bridgelux products in Europe, the Middle
East and Africa. With its broad sales network and established
customer base, EBV will serve as an instrumental channel partner for
the rapidly growing LED chip and packaged products business at
The agreement gives EBV ready access to Bridgelux's full line of LED
chips as well as LED packaged products consisting of array and
emitter products like the new Micro SM4. 
"Bridgelux is bringing innovation to light by providing high power,
energy-efficient and cost-effective LED solutions. Our customers will
leverage Bridgelux's technology to replace traditional lamp and
luminaire technologies with solid state products for the fast growing
interior and exterior application areas such as street lights, track
and downlights", said Slobodan Puljarevic, President and CEO of EBV
Elektronik. "Also very important for EBV is the fact that Bridgelux's
products support global clean energy initiatives by reducing energy
consumption and offering environmentally friendly solutions for
general lighting applications. Their innovative product portfolio is
a very welcome addition to our line card and will add significant
value to EBV's technology portfolio. In return, Bridgelux now has
access to our sales organization across EMEA and will benefit from
best commercial, technical and logistical services we offer to our
customers," Puljarevic concludes. 
"Together, Bridgelux and EBV will benefit our customers by providing
the infrastructure and resources required to help them bring to
market the right products at the right time and at the right cost,"
said Jim Miller, chief sales and marketing officer for Bridgelux.
"EBV's team of Illumineers (LED application engineers) will use their
LightLab capabilities to assist our customers in their product design
process from product definition through final design verification.
With the availability of this tremendous technical resource, in
combination with Bridgelux's own applications support capabilities,
Bridgelux and EBV customers will be supported by a very knowledgeable
team. We believe this will help speed the design and delivery of
innovative products to a global market that is demanding LED
About Bridgelux
 Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of
technologies and solutions transforming the$40 billion global
lighting industry into a $100 billion market opportunity. Based in
Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a pioneer in solid state lighting
(SSL), expanding the market for light emitting diode (LED)
technologies by driving down the cost of LED lighting systems.
Bridgelux's patented light source technology replaces traditional
technologies (such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and high
intensity discharge lighting) with integrated, solid state lighting
solutions that enable lamp and luminaire manufacturers to provide
high performance and energy efficient white light for the rapidly
growing interior and exterior lighting markets, including street
lights, commercial lighting and consumer applications. Bridgelux is
the only vertically integrated LED manufacturer and developer of
solid state light sources that designs its solutions specifically for
the lighting industry. For more information about the company, please
Bridgelux and the Bridgelux stylized logo design are registered
trademarks of Bridgelux, Inc. All other trademarks are the property
of their respective owners. 
About EBV Elektronik
 EBV Elektronik, an Avnet (NYSE: AVT) company,
was founded in 1969 and is the leading specialist in European
semiconductor distribution. EBV maintains its successful strategy of
personal commitment to customers and excellent services. 250
Technical Sales Specialists provide a strong focus on a selected
group of long-term manufacturing partners. 120 continuously trained
Application Specialists offer extensive application know-how and
design expertise. Warehouse operations, complete logistics solutions
and value-added services such as programming, taping & reeling and
laser marking are fulfilled by Avnet Logistics, EBV's logistical
backbone and Europe's largest service center. EBV operates from 60
offices in 28 countries throughout EMEA (Europe - Middle East -
Africa). For more information about EBV Elektronik, please visit 
Brian Fisher
Bridgelux, Inc.
Phone: 925.583.8563
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