Plessey expands its distribution network with Tempe Technologies partnership

Plessey Semiconductors has announced that it has entered into a Sales Representative agreement with Tempe Technologies, a Southern African Technical and Sales Representative company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. The agreement will expand Plessey”s EMEA network with coverage in the Southern African market for its GaN-on-Silicon LED products.

Willem Hijbeek, CEO of Tempe Technologies said, “Tempe Technologies is proud to have been selected to represent Plessey, focusing on its GaN-on-Silicon LED technology. What I found to be a distinct advantage for my customers was that Plessey is the first LED supplier with a European wafer manufacturing base. It provides access to a local competence center for all things related to the design and production of LEDs.”

David Owen, Plessey’s marketing director, added, “Plessey is very pleased to work with a distributor who has significant history in supplying the Solid State Lighting market in Southern Africa. Tempe Technologies has a comprehensive portfolio of peripheral products aimed at lighting applications, so the addition of Plessey LEDs will enhance its ability to provide a full solution to the customer base and accelerate the time to market for Plessey GaN-on-Silicon LEDs in this region.”

Plessey’s MaGIC (Manufactured on GaN-on-Si I/C) High Brightness LED (HBLED) technology has won numerous awards for its innovation and ability to cut the cost of LED lighting by using standard silicon manufacturing techniques. 

Plessey’s MaGIC (Manufactured on GaN-on-Si I/C) High Brightness LED (HBLED) technology has won numerous awards for its innovation and ability to cut the cost of LED lighting by using standard silicon manufacturing techniques. 

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