Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSG),
a leading provider of energy efficient and environmentally responsible Light
Emitting Diode (LED) lighting solutions announced today that it has named Lighting
Corporation Limited, Australia's leading lighting distributor, as the exclusive
distributor of its LED solid-state lighting products in Australia and New Zealand.
"We are extremely excited about partnering with Lighting Corporation to
supply our advanced LED products in Australia and New Zealand. Similar to the
United States, these markets understand the limitations of current technology
and are quickly moving toward energy efficient, green lighting solutions,"
said Ron Lusk, chairman and chief executive officer of Lighting Science Group.
LSG is the first company to market high-output, dimmable, Edison-base white
LED light bulbs. The company currently has 25 patents and patents pending in
the LED lighting space and a product portfolio comprised of 30 different SKU's.
Dov Mowszowski, managing director and chief executive officer of Lighting Corporation
stated, "We are impressed with LSG's current suite of LED lighting products
and products under development. Given the Australian Government's moves to ban
incandescent light bulbs, we are enthusiastic about introducing this innovative
alternative into the Australian and New Zealand Markets."
"In addition, we believe that the use of LED's produce immediate economic
benefits when compared to other forms of lighting through energy savings, reduced
environmental impact and improvement in the quality of light," he added.
LED bulbs last up to 50 times longer than incandescent light bulbs, use 80%
less energy, and do not contain hazardous materials such as mercury, commonly
found in fluorescent and compact fluorescent products.