HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumichip™ and NEUTEX Lighting™ announce a joint venture to manufacture and market Antibacterial, Fungicidal and Horticulture Grow Light products in the United States and Internationally.
The joint venture combines the global resources and expertise of Lumichip™ and NEUTEX Lighting™. Lumichip™ is the technology provider and NEUTEX Lighting™ facilitates manufacturing and marketing.
The joint venture, illumiPure Corporation, was formed on October 11, 2016 as a Nevada C-corporation in order to manufacture and market its products domestically and internationally. illumiPure intends to complete the development and launch of its product solutions during the 2nd quarter of 2017, initially targeting the healthcare disinfection, food supply chain and horticulture grow light markets.
The joint venture operating under the name illumiPure, will be based in Houston, Texas. The joint venture will capitalize on the strong reputation of Lumichip™ as a leading provider of customized LED based photobiomodulation products, and NEUTEX Lighting's™ strength is product development, manufacturing and marketing of advanced lighting technologies.
"This agreement," commented John Higgins, Founder of NEUTEX Lighting™ and President and CEO of illumiPure, "represents each organization's strong commitment to a first-to-market product launch of recently patented Lumichip™ technology.
"illumiPure will market antibacterial and fungicidal LED light fixtures that will fill an immediate need for disinfection control across a broad spectrum of industries.
"illumiPure will offer cost effective 24/7 disinfection products that are harmless to humans, as well as energy efficient grow light technology that substantially increases crop yields by combining bactericidal / fungicidal technology into the horticultural lighting spectrum."
Product lines will carry the illumiPure Brand. Initially products will be marketed exclusively through illumiPure, and the company expects to form a sub-license dealer network during the 4th quarter of 2017. The focus will initially be in the United States, with plans to begin expansion to gain a global market position in 2018.
Lumichip™ is a leading provider of customized LED based photobiomodulation products. The product lines consist of specialized LED/COB component and light sources, often custom designed and tailor made to meet demanding requirements of lighting solutions in agritech, white light disinfection and photobiomodulation applications. Lumichip™ was granted U.S. Patent US9162077B2 on October 20, 2015 that enables a white light continuous disinfecting wavelength. Dr. Rantala, Chairman of illumiPure, served Lumichip™ as an investor and designer for specialty spectrum light LED products and manufacturing processes, is a co-inventor.
About NEUTEX Lighting™
NEUTEX Advanced Energy Group™, dba NEUTEX Lighting™, founded by John C. Higgins, President and CEO of illumiPure Corporation, has manufactured and marketed innovative LED lighting solutions to the construction industry for over 10 years. The company's end-to-end philosophy optimizes performance and efficiency in product development and manufacturing of advanced lighting technologies. The company's relationship driven business development and marketing expertise encompasses multiple industry sales and distribution channels.
This news release contains forward-looking statements concerning the healthcare disinfection, food supply chain and horticulture grow light markets. These statements should be used with caution. They are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the company's control. The following factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements: unanticipated downturns in business relationships with customers or their purchases; the introduction of competing technologies; unexpected technical or marketing difficulties; and unanticipated further deterioration of economic and financial conditions in the United States and around the world. We do not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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