Freeway adds Plessey to its Linecard

Freeway Lighting are proud to announce the latest addition to their Linecard- Plessey Semiconductors. The agreement between Plessey and Freeway covers distribution of the product within the UK and Ireland. Plessey are the only LED Manufacturer producing LED’s in the UK and Freeway believe this offers a unique proposition to customers in the UK.

Ian Wood, Technical Director of Freeway Lighting said, “Freeway is very pleased to be starting this partnership with Plessey. We have been developing our LED EcoSystem over recent years to include many solutions for our customers. The Plessey products will be an excellent addition to the Freeway Lighting Linecard, complementing the existing product portfolio perfectly.”

“Plessey’s MaGIC™ process is an innovative approach to LED production that offers potential cost savings in terms of wafer size scaling and improved binning over conventional LEDs.  In addition, the Chip Scale Optics and Stellar™ beam-forming technology will open new doors for creating new design wins for small form-factor lighting fixtures, expanding business into new markets.

Our customers’ expectations are increasing to finding ever more innovative solutions to their lighting problems and Freeway are now more than ever in a position to satisfy these challenging and demanding requirements with Plessey’s innovative solutions.”

Mark Pinnock, Plessey’s Regional Sales Director for Northern Europe, added, “Plessey is very pleased to work with a renowned distributor that has been focusing specifically on providing components to the Solid Sate Lighting market for a considerable number of years.

Freeway Lighting has a dedicated team working in the lighting segment and therefore considerable knowledge and expertise of the continuously growing lighting industry and customer base that will accelerate the time to market for Plessey’s GaN-on-Silicon LEDs in this region.”


Plessey is a leading expert in the development and manufacture of semiconductor products used in sensing, measurement and control applications and is now at the forefront of the solid state lighting revolution. Its MaGIC™ (Manufactured on GaN-on-Si I/C) LED technology has won numerous awards for its innovation and ability to cut the cost of LED lighting by using standard silicon chip manufacturing techniques.

By using its understanding of electronics and expertise in micro-electronic product design and manufacture, Plessey is radically enhancing the human experience with micro-electronics solutions such that people achieve more than they thought possible.

Please contact Freeway Lighting for further information on Plessey products: or +44(0)1635 555979

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