Sep 14, 2017: Avnet, a global technology distributor, announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Opulent Americas, Inc., part of Singapore-based Opulent Group. Effective immediately, Avnet’s technical sales and field-based LED lighting experts (Illumineers) will support customers using Opulent LED lighting modules, heat sinks and other integrated LED lighting components and systems for solid state lighting, automotive, horticulture and medical solutions.
Opulent Americas modules are engineered to bring high quality lighting systems to market faster with fewer LEDs, higher reliability, and a lower system cost. (Image: Opulent Americas)
Opulent Americas, a globally integrated manufacturer with domestic and international manufacturing capabilities, offers a complete line of ingress protection (IP)-rated LED modules, heat sinks, starboards and other components designed to help lighting manufacturers get to market faster, with fewer resources, at lower costs. In addition, Opulent Americas provides custom solutions ranging from PCBA design to full turnkey assembly. Opulent Americas’ ISO certifications include ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 13485 and ISO 16949.
“Energy efficiency has become both an environmental and economic mandate in the technology sector. With Opulent Americas’ building block methodology for solid state lighting development and manufacturing, customers can create high-quality, versatile lighting systems that are not only built to last, but to operate at competitive price points,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier development, Avnet. “Working together, Avnet and Opulent Americas will provide customers with best-in-class design and supply chain support.”
“Opulent Americas and Avnet are well aligned to drive and fulfill the rapidly increasing demand for high quality LED components. Avnet offers extensive market coverage that we believe will accelerate the adoption of Opulent Americas’ products,” said Russell Shaver, president, Opulent Americas. “We believe our LED modules and high quality products bring significant benefits to Avnet’s expansive customer base.”