Seoul Semiconductor Increases the Global Automotive LED Market Share with its High Efficient and Reliable LEDs for Automotive Lightings

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Seoul Semiconductor expands its share in the global automotive lighting market. First Korean LED Manufacturer to pass GM reliability tests.

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Seoul Semiconductor (CEO: Chung-hoon Lee, http://www.seoulsemicon.com), a leader in LED technology, on May 28th announced that it will increase the global automotive LED market share by strengthening its high efficient and high reliable LED product line-up for the automotive application

Since 2011 Seoul Semiconductor has developed efficient and reliable LED packages for the automotive lighting market and has supplied LEDs for headlamps to global auto makers. Seoul Semiconductor’s 14 LED packages specifically designed for automotive applications have passed reliability tests at General Motors earlier this year. SSC is the first Korean company with LEDs that conform to GM’s reliability standards and its LED packages have been used in various GM vehicles.

Lae-hyun, Kim, the vice-president of the automotive business division says, “LEDs for automotive applications have to meet strict certification standards for reliability, lumen output and efficiency set by automobile manufacturers in Europe, U.S and Japan.”

“Seoul Semiconductor is already recognized for its performance and now the sales revenue for its automotive LEDs continues to grow,” he added.

*About Seoul Semiconductor
Seoul Semiconductor manufactures and packages a wide selection of light emitting diodes (LEDs) for the automotive, general illumination lighting, appliance, signage and back lighting markets. The company is the world’s fifth largest LED supplier, holding more than 10,000 patents globally, while offering a wide range of LED technology and production capacity in areas such as “nPola”, deep UV LEDs, "Acrich", the world’s first commercially produced direct AC LED, and "Acrich MJT - Multi-Junction Technology" a proprietary family of high-voltage LEDs.

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Yang, Chang-keun, Seoul Semiconductor PR Team 070-4391-8012 / Chun, Tae-young 070-4391-8587

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<Photo: Seoul semiconductor's automotive LEDs have been applied to the headlamps of GM's Cadillac ELR>