Luminus Devices and EBV Elektronik Announce LED Distribution by Dwaynewright


									                                                                                                            Press Release | May 5, 2009

         Luminus Devices and EBV Elektronik Announce LED
       Distribution Franchise Agreement for the EMEA Region

Munich, Germany and Billerica, Massachusetts, U.S.:                     About Luminus
Luminus Devices, developer and manufacturer of PhlatLight®              Luminus Devices, Inc. develops and manufactures large-chip
LEDs, and EBV Elektronik, an Avnet Company (NYSE: AVT)                  solid state light sources – PhlatLight® LEDs – for a variety
and the leading specialist in EMEA semiconductor distribution,          of lighting applications. Its headquarters and primary
today announced a partnership through which EBV will                    manufacturing facilities are located in Billerica, Massachusetts,
distribute Luminus PhlatLight LEDs to general illumination              USA. For more information, visit
customers in the EMEA Region.
                                                                        PhlatLight is a registered trademark of Luminus Devices.
PhlatLight® LEDs from Luminus Devices are a leading solid
state light source known for delivering extremely high light            About EBV Elektronik
output from a single source. PhlatLight LEDs are currently              EBV Elektronik, an Avnet (NYSE:AVT) company, was
being used in a variety of lighting applications that require           founded in 1969 and is the leading specialist in European
high brightness and efficiency, wide color gamut, high color            semiconductor distribution. EBV maintains its successful
rendering, and long lifetimes. For fixture designers, Phlat-            strategy of personal commitment to customers and excellent
Light LEDs enable high-lumen applications that could not be             services. 250 Technical Sales Specialists provide a strong
achieved with traditional LEDs in wide area, entertainment,             focus on a selected group of long-term manufacturing
architectural, specialty, industrial and commercial lighting            partners. 120 continuously trained Application Specialists
applications.                                                           offer extensive application know-how and design expertise.
                                                                        Warehouse operations, complete logistics solutions and
                               “EBV Elektronik is the leading           value-added services such as programming, taping & reeling
                               specialist for LED technology in         and laser marking are fulfilled by Avnet Logistics, EBV’s
                               EMEA semiconductor distribution”         logistical backbone and Europe’s largest service centre. EBV
                               said Slobodan Puljarevic, President      operates from 60 offices in 28 countries throughout EMEA
                               and CEO of EBV Elektronik. “The          (Europe – Middle East – Africa). For more information about
                               EBV General Lighting Team offers         EBV Elektronik, please visit
                               comprehensive commercial and
                               logistical solutions in all regions to
                               support Luminus’ customers for           Editor Contact EBV Elektronik
                               general illumination applications        Bernd Schlemmer
                               that use PhlatLight LEDs. Together       Director Communications
                               with our team of 120 application         Im Technologiepark 2-8
Slobodan Puljarevic, President
                               specialists they will also provide       85586 Poing/Germany
and CEO EBV Elektronik         design know-how and application
                               support in secondary optics,
thermal management, analog power drivers and network/                   Luminus Media Contacts
control protocols. PhlatLight LED technology from Luminus               Bill Keeler or Nicole Slein
adds significant value to our product portfolio. It will provide        Schwartz Communications
many new application opportunities to our lighting customers            +1 781 684-0770
all over EMEA.       ”                                        

“EBV Elektronik has the reach and strong reputation
to deliver products, logistics and design support services
to ensure our customers’ success, said Peter Weller,
General Manager of the Lighting Business Luminus Devices.
“We are proud to be partnering with them and look forward
to a mutually beneficial relationship.

Distribution was yesterday. Today is EBV.

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