Simple Lighting Company Responds to Toshiba’s New Acquisition

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The online retailers at Simple Lighting co. have shared their comments on the news that Bridgelux is selling its gallium nitride-on-silicon technology along with related assets to Japanese multinational and electronics corporation, Toshiba.

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Their enhanced partnership will allow for an expanded collaboration developing new LED chip technologies

It has been reported in Forbes that the two firms plan to expand their licensing and manufacturing relationship. Their enhanced partnership will allow for an expanded collaboration developing new LED chip technologies. Using GaN-on-Si technology to produce LED chips has allowed Toshiba to replace sapphire substrates and create the chips on a more cost effective silicon substrate. Production at the Japanese factory is said to be set to increase and the agreement will see Toshiba hiring a research team of nearly 40 people from Bridgelux, who will continue working at the company’s Californian headquarters.

Renowned for their range of LED home and outdoor lighting, Simple Lighting specialises in a range of cost effective LED strip lights and tape lights. The team have a strong interest in industry updates and developments and the latest news was of great interest. A representative from the company shares their thoughts on the subject.

“It’s exciting to see two such big names collaborating on an LED project, something we’re starting to see more and more of. It will be interesting to see how successful the work is and what wider impact it has on the industry. We’re looking forward to following the progress of this story.”

Established in 2009, Simple Lighting Company aims to provide high quality lighting at some of the most competitive prices on the web. The company has grown considerably in recent years and supplies over 4000 products, specialising in LED lighting, LED tape lights, LED strip lights as well as indoor and outdoor lighting. Simple Lighting Company considers customer service its priority, regularly adding new products to the website.

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