SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WPG Americas Inc. (WPGa) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, Asia's number one electronics distributor, announced today it has signed a new agreement with Seoul Semiconductor the world's fifth largest LED supplier to distribute their full complete line of products. The company's broad product portfolio includes a wide array of package and device choices such as AC driven LEDs, high-brightness LEDs, mid-power LEDs, side-view LEDs, through-hole type LED lamps, custom displays, UV LEDs and sensors.
"We are excited to add Seoul Semiconductor to our LED Lighting portfolio. Seoul strengthens our total LED Lighting solutions for our customers with the addition of their highly competitive Mid-power offering and ACRICH products for direct AC applications," said Rich Davis, President of WPG Americas Inc.
"As the LED market continues to grow, we are glad to expand our distribution channel through WPGA to reach into the vast client base in the Americas. WPGA's strength in demand creation, solution selling and operational excellence is a huge asset that Seoul can lean on for profitable growth," said Kyu Uhm, Executive Vice President of World Wide Marketing at Seoul Semiconductor, Inc.
About WPG Americas Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, WPG Americas Inc. is a member of WPG Holdings, a $16.24B worldwide distributor of semiconductors, passive, electro-mechanical and display products. Founded in November 2007, WPGA is a franchised partner for leading technology suppliers. As a member of WPG Holdings, WPGA is uniquely positioned to offer total solutions to its diverse customer base. WPGA continues to introduce new leading edge technologies, quality service and design-in focus through its superior engineering programs. For more information, visit www.wpgamericas.com.
About Seoul Semiconductor
Seoul Semiconductor manufactures and packages a wide selection of light emitting diodes (LEDs) for the automotive, general illumination, signage, back lighting and UV 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 technologies and production capacity in areas such as "Wicop",Simpler Structured Package-Free LED, "Acrich",the world's first commercially produced direct AC LED , "Acrich MJT - Multi-Junction Technology" a proprietary family of high-voltage LEDs, and "nPola", new LED product based on GaN technology delivers 10 times brightness more than existing LEDs.
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SOURCE WPG Americas Inc.