Abacus signs deal with Delta

Abacus Group announced a joint agreement with Delta Electronics today, that enables it to sell a range of Delta’s LEDs inside the UK market

Delta, established in the early 70s, is providing Abacus with a complete series of LED streetlights. The eco-friendly design uses over 90 per cent recyclable components and the lights have power factor correction and high power efficiency.

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Andrew Morris Richardson, Abacus chief, said: ‘Abacus are keen to be part of this dynamic future and we are delighted to be working with world class, leading edge technology specialists Delta Electronics.

‘With their impressive research and development input and LED technology skills our partnership will go from strength to strength.’

Delta president Jackie Chang said: ‘We are excited to work with Abacus, a company that has great knowledge, credentials and unrivalled access to the UK lighting market.’

Abacus opened a new purpose-built sales and manufacturing facility in Shanghai earlier this year and has established sales offices around the world.

Delta has manufacturing plants in Taiwan, Thailand, China, Mexico and Europe.

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