June 8, OSRAM announced the acquisition of the United States LED supplier LED Engin Inc .. LED Engin Inc is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., And is dedicated to providing ultra-bright, ultra-compact solid-state lighting solutions for professional markets such as entertainment lighting, UV, gardening, adjustable white and medical lighting applications. Most of its products use LED chips from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors (OS). LED Engin will be incorporated into the OSRAM Special Lighting Division (SP) for professional and industrial lighting applications (PIA). At present, the company has nearly 30 employees, annual sales of about 10 million US dollars.
"We are able to provide our customers with customized special lighting solutions under the new opportunities offered by LED Engin," said Hans-Joachim Schwabe, CEO of OSRAM Special Lighting. "LED Engin's products are suitable for major applications in special lighting applications, It is a great help for our existing product mix. "
LED Engin products are used in places where powerful compact LED light sources or special custom LEDs are required, such as restaurants, shops, museums and galleries. The company also provides lighting products for the gardening market and provides powerful UV LEDs for industrial applications such as the printing industry, UV curing and dental applications. At the same time, LED Engin and ClayPaky and ADB together, in the field of entertainment lighting to enhance OSRAM's value chain. ClayPaky and ADB are OSRAM's professional brands for stage lighting, concerts, large events, theater and TV studio lighting.
"We are excited to join OSRAM," said David Tahmassebi, CEO of LED Engin. "We are looking forward to expanding our product mix and customer base and continuing to serve our existing key customers with new resources."