LightTech Acquires High Pressure UV Suntanning Lamp Division Of Radium

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The LightTech Lamp Technology, Kft./Light Sources, Inc. strategic partnership, a global leader in high tech suntanning lamp technology, is acquiring the production assets of the high pressure UV tanning lamp and collagen high pressure lamp divisions of Radium Lampenwerk GmbH in Wipperfürth/Germany in May 2011.

The acquisition of the high pressure UV tanning lamp and collagen lamp divisions of Radium optimizes our product range and serves as the basis for further technological innovation

LightTech, headquartered in Hungary and Light Sources in the US are the most prominent global players in the tanning industry. The current range of products offered by LightTech comprises a broad spectrum of suntanning lamps of leading edge low pressure UV technology and various special purpose lamps for germicidal disinfection in air and water as well as lamps for the medical, graphic arts, inspection, sign and other specialty markets.

With the takeover of the high pressure UV tanning lamp and collagen lamp divisions of well-known Radium Lampenwerk GmbH, LightTech is optimizing and complementing its tanning and collagen lamp business with high pressure technology. The production assets will be transferred to the state-of-the-art LightTech production site in Dunakeszi, Hungary. Production at Radium in Wipperfürth will continue during this transition period. Sales, customer services, research & development, and logistics will be completely managed by LightTech starting in May 2011. Product, service, and supply will continue to meet the very high quality standards of both companies.

With the acquisition and implementation of a new product line of high pressure lamps LightTech and Light Sources are considerably expanding their strong position on the international suntanning lamp market. One of the most important reasons for the acquisition was the high level of customer satisfaction of the products of Radium Lampenwerk GmbH, allowing for the smooth integration of the acquired technology into the high tech product families of LightTech and Light Sources.

“The acquisition of the high pressure UV tanning lamp and collagen lamp divisions of Radium Lampenwerk GmbH not only optimize our product range but also serves as the basis for further technological innovation, as is to be expected from the history of LightTech and Light Sources,” comments Christian Sauska, President & CEO. “We will continue to invest extensively in the technologies of all elements of our product range.”

About LightTech & Light Sources:
Light Sources and its affiliated companies – LCD Lighting, Voltar along with strategic partners LightTech, and Cerlux - are regarded as innovative designers and manufacturers in the specialty lighting industry. Committed to providing unmatched flexibility and turnaround, we can completely customize any of our products to client specifications - in large or small quantities.

Our privately-held group of companies serves the global market with 1,000 employees and locations in North America, Europe and Asia:

  •      Standard and custom specialty lighting solutions
  •      Proprietary lamp types and bases
  •      Innovative and patented lamp technologies

We are proud to serve industries worldwide with: germicidal ultraviolet lamps; ultraviolet high intensity discharge lamps; indoor tanning lamps; specialty fluorescent lamps; neon and fluorescent sign lighting; dermatology, medical, health and beauty lamps; and LCD backlighting. For more information, please visit our corporate website: http://www.light-sources.com.

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