2013-04-10

Philips and Optogan JV Starts Production of LED Luminaire St Petersburg

Saint Petersburg governor Georgy Poltavchenko and Anatoly Chubais, CEO & chairman of RUSNANO (Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies, a sovereign investment corporation based in Moscow, Russia), visited the St Petersburg site of LED chip and luminaire maker Optogan, where the joint venture ‘Philips and Optogan’ has started production of the new ‘Avenue’ LED luminaire.   The maximum capacity of the line is more than 50,000 LED luminaries per year.  Founded in Helsinki, Finland in 2004 by Russian entrepreneurs ...
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2012-10-19

Optogan`s high-power X10 modules: from research to mass production

On 15th October, the LED manufacturer Optogan Group has started mass production of high-power X10 modules in St. Petersburg, Russia. Based on the innovative concept of scalability, flexibility and lean processing, the X10 modular Chip-on-Board solution significantly reduces the manufacturing costs of energy-efficient light sources based on LEDs. “The opening of the X10 production line with a production capacity of 40,000 units per month will make LED technology accessible to a wider range of customers in the near future” said Vladislav Bougrov, the Execu...
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2012-09-21

Optogan lights up sportfield in Malta

On Friday 14th September 2012 the renovated Luxol Sport field in Pembroke Malta was officially opened by Norman Darmanin Demajo, President of the Malta Football Association (MFA), in the assistance of Pieter Bregman, official Optogan`s distributor in Malta and Ove Sörensen, Director of Sales & Business Development at Optogan. The opening took place during the evening match between 2nd division teams Gharghur and San Gwann, where everybody could enjoy the game with the new DSF (Dynamic Sport Field) Lighting of Optogan. “It's finally ...
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2012-08-10

Optogan Recruits Logwin to Manage LED Products Distribution in Europe and Asia

Russian LED company Optogan has recruited logistics service provider Logwin to manage distribution of its products in Europe and Asia. Their cooperation can date back to the end of 2011. At that time,Optogan has opened a production site in Landshut in Bavaria. Meanwhile, the company commissioned Logwin to manage its global supply chain. Logistics for Optogan are centred on the Logwin warehouses in Karlsfeld near Munich and Taipei, Taiwan. Each location serves as the distribution centre for its region. Up to 7,600 pallet storage positions are available in Kar...
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2012-08-09

Optogan Visits Turkey Ministry

Recently, Senior leaders from Optogan LED Solutions, have taken a visit to Turkey to meet principal members of government and industry. Dr. Maxim Odnoblyudov, President and CEO of Optogan Group, Dr. Alexey Kovsh, Executive VP of Optogan Group, CEO Optogan GmbH, and Ove Sörensen, Senior Director of Sales  & Business Development were hosted by exclusive distributer, Ledison Patan Ltd, who is responsible for the Turkish, Middle East and North African regions.   Central to the meetings was discussion of the recent statements ...
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2012-05-14

Optogan enters the Italian lighting market with LEDisOne

Optogan opens lamps and luminaires sales office in Varese, Italy, by signing a distribution agreement with the company LEDisOne srl. At the Grand Opening event in Varese, close to Milan, LEDisOne hosted more than 100 official guests, politicians, architects, representatives of industry and universities. The newly certified distributor LEDisOne is specialised in LED lighting and shows a broad background in the semiconductor industry. For Optogan the expansion to Italy has been a key target, since the country is considered as the home market for architectural l...
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2012-04-11

Philips and Optogan sign up to cooperate in LED road lighting solutions in Russia

Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI), a worldwide leader in innovative lighting solutions, and Optogan, a leading Russian manufacturer of LED products today announced the signing of a joint venture agreement to become a strong player in the fast growing LED road lighting market in Russia. The new company will be 51% owned by Philips and 49% by Optogan. Financial details of the joint venture were not disclosed. The joint venture will combine Philips’ latest LED road lighting solutions and international quality standards with Optogan&rsquo...
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2012-02-28

Breakthrough in LED-Technology: Optogan launches its 500W COB Module

The new X10 platform offers a modular approach for luminaire designs from 1,100lm to 55,000lm. Optogan’s Chip-on-Board module (COB), so called X10, is based on the vision of scaleability and lean processing for luminaire manufacturing. Due to various possible sizes and forms of the elements, applications are found in LED retrofits, downlights, industrial and street lighting up to flood and stage lights. The X10 is a COB-block, consisting of 50 segments, it can easily be divided into LED elements of smaller sizes and power, and each of these can be used in sep...
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2012-02-06

Optogan Develops 500W LED Lighting Module

Recently, Optogan has developed new high power Chip-on-Board (COB) module, X10 . It is a COB-block, consisting of 50 segments, and can be easily divided into LED elements of smaller sizes and power, and each of them can be used in separate light fittings. The smallest segment of Optogan´s X10 consists of a 1cm² ceramic board and consumes 10 W (1 A, 10 V), with efficacy levels already exceeding 100 lm/W. According to Markus Zeiler General Manager of Business Unit International at Optogan GmbH in Germany, “X10 represents Optogan’...
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2011-12-13

Optogan Cooperates with Ledison Patan to Expanse Turkish LED Lighting Market

Russian LED manufacture Optogan has set up partnership with Ledison Patan Ltd, to form a new sales office in Koceali, close to Izmit, Turkey. Ove Sörensen, senior director sales & business development at Optogan, pointed out that ,“For Turkey, we estimate a hundreds of millions Euro market for solid-state lighting luminaries within the next two years. Turkey, being the bridge between Europe and Asia, is a key hub for Optogan. With its strong labour force, biggest GDP growth rate in Europe, and a continuously growing population (with currently over ...
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2011-10-14

Optogan Opens Europe’s Second Largest LED Chip Production Site

The Minister of Economic Affairs of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Martin Zeil, opens the new Optogan production site. LED chips from the German city of Landshut form the core of the lighting technology of the 21st century. “Bavaria is gaining a shining example for future-oriented innovations“, declared the Minister of Economic Affairs of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Martin Zeil, in his opening speech. “I am delighted that Optogan has decided to use a site in Bavaria when expanding its operations in Germany. The site’s p...
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2011-09-19

Optogan and Atlantik Elektronik Sign Distribution Agreement

Optogan, the technology leader in the manufacturing of light emitting diodes (LED) and Atlantic Elektronik, electronics distributor and provider of advanced system solutions signed a distribution agreement for the pan-European market in August. Aim of this new cooperation is the marketing of energy-efficient lighting solutions and the latest LED applications "Made in Germany". The focus is on the sales of white LEDs, chips, and additional components such as driver ICs. The focus of this new partnership is a perfect mutual assistance in the care of new pro...
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2011-09-08

Optogan Releases New LED Lamp

Made of state-of-the-art technology and consisting of German-Russian components, Optogan says its E27 lamp has features on par with the best of world standards. The new light source is claimed to be significantly less expensive than its European counterparts. From September onwards, the first contingent of bulbs will be available for 995 Rubles in both Moscow and St. Petersburg. In early 2012 the bulb will be introduced to the global market – the target price then should be around €30. Optogan´s designer bulb is a convincing contribution to global energy...
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2011-06-08

U.S. Department of Energy visits Optogan for possible projects in solid state lighting between Russia and the US

The U.S. delegation headed by U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu (PhD) visited the Optogan LED production plant in St. Petersburg. Nobel Laureate Steven Chu (PhD) is a recognized expert in the development of energy efficient technologies. The aim of the official visit of the US delegation to Russia was to become acquainted with Russian industry innovation and to search for possible ways to implement joint projects in energy and energy efficiency. Mutual projects were discussed within the Working Group on Energy and Environment - a bilateral...
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