The Company has entered into a strategic partnership with KDF Energy to build a solid-state lighting market in Romania, as well as an agreement with Atlantik Elektronik to start distributing products "OptoGaN" in Europe.
St. Petersburg, September 26, 2011 — the company "OptoGaN" concluded a strategic partnership with a leading energy company in Romania KDF Energy, through which the LED chips, components and lighting "OptoGaN" will be distributed in Romania, Greece and Bulgaria. Solutions "OptoGaN" will be presented in the consumer, business and government sectors.
In August, the company also signed an agreement to sell its products on a pan-European market supplier of electronics and intelligent systems Atlantik Elektronik. The aim is to promote cooperation in the field of energy-efficient lighting solutions, including white LEDs, LED chips and components such as IC drivers. Collaboration between the two companies will focus on the development and implementation of new projects for customers in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux and Eastern Europe. Over time, the list of countries will be expanded Scandinavia and Southern Europe.
"In the long term, the European Union plans to cut 80% of its energy consumption. Potential and market opportunities are huge, so now the leading manufacturers and suppliers of energy-efficient solutions are expanding their presence in the region — says Maxim Odnoblyudov, CEO of "OptoGaN." — The partnership gives us a distinct advantage in a growing market: now we not only offer some of the highest quality and most cost-effective solutions, but also better than others understand our target audience, distribution channels and market for green technologies in Europe. "
About the company: "OptoGaN"
The company "OptoGaN" — one of the few companies in the world with a complete production cycle on the basis of solid-state lighting sources — from growing semiconductor crystals and ending of intelligent lighting systems. Optogan company was founded in 2004 in Helsinki Maxim Odnoblyudovym, Vladislav and Alexey Bugrov Bucket — graduates of the Physico-Technical Institute. AF Joffe, students Nobel laureate Jaures Alferov.
Technologies and production processes of the company are protected by numerous Russian and international patents. Quality management system of "OptoGaN" confirmed by the international certificate ISO 9001:2008.
At present, the production capacity and research laboratories are located in St. Petersburg (Russia), Helsinki (Finland) and Munich (Germany).
The LEDs of "OptoGaN" produced at a plant in St. Petersburg, used in lighting technology, automotive, medical, consumer electronics and other industries. The Company intends to largely meet the growing domestic demand for LEDs and LED technology, as well as to compete with the leading manufacturers in the international markets.