Office Canopy Group acquires Kudos

UK-based business commodity item provider Office Canopy Group (OCG) has acquired Kudos Business Technologies, a UK LED supplier

OCG Lighting today announced an exclusive deal to be the sole UK distributor for an innovative LED technology range, produced by Taiwanese manufacturer NeoPac Optoelectronics.

Doug McLean, OCG chief, said: ‘OCG is focussed on driving business savings driven by technology. We believe LED lighting represents a revolution in lighting solutions that is set to fast become the most efficient, cost effective and practical source of lighting.’

NeoPac’s NeoBulb range has a patented thermal management solution. Simon Leggett, OCG Lighting’s managing director, said: ‘This unique technological development, combined with increased business interest, makes for an ideal time to build on and develop NeoBulb products in the UK.’

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