4 March 2011

Cree and Zumtobel extend strategic agreement for LED downlights

LED chip, lamp and lighting fixture maker Cree Inc of Durham, NC, USA has announced a two-year extension of the strategic agreement that it signed with lighting provider Zumtobel Lighting GmbH of Dornbirn, Austria in 2008 as the firms continue to work together to bring LED lighting to Europe.

“Cree and Zumtobel see the LED lighting revolution taking hold in Europe,” says Ty Mitchell, VP & general manager, Cree LED Lighting. “Zumtobel is a market-leading lighting company and is providing their customers with high-quality LED lighting based on Cree TrueWhite Technology,” he adds.

“In the past years, Cree has become one of our preferred suppliers in the LED lighting business,” says Zumtobel Group’s CEO Harald Sommerer. “As we combine the best available technology with our outstanding lighting expertise and our strong IP position, we enhance our leading position to bring LED lighting innovation into our markets,” he adds.

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