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Samsung LED joins mothership

Samsung LED is to be merged into Samsung Electronics from 1 April

The merger is expected to open global sales channels to the LED business.

The company said the purpose of the merger was ‘to nurture the LED business’ as a ‘future growth engine’.

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UL lighting division signs up LUX-TSI

LUX-TSI, the solid-state lighting product testing laboratory, has signed a preferred partner agreement with UL (Underwriters Laboratories).