Press Release Summary:
March 30, 2011 -
LiÃ¨ge, Belgium --- Working closely to standardize and share information on LED luminaires with international manufacturers, SchrÃ©der Group G.I.E. hosted the 8th Zhaga Meeting at the SKILL, its new training center in LiÃ¨ge, Belgium, from February 14th through the 16th. More than 90 Zhaga representatives from 50 different companies, from all over the world, attended SchrÃ©der's facility and created a successful industry event.
Zhaga is a global cooperation of manufacturers that supplies luminaires, lamps, LED modules and controls, as well as interchangeable LED light sources ("LED light engines"). Zhaga is standardizing the interfaces while offering light engine manufacturers the freedom for design and the performance optimization. Standardization will reduce costs and increase the flexibility for maintenance and supply sources. SchrÃ©der specifiers (and distributors) will be offered the opportunity to upgrade luminaire performance, with access to the most advanced LED Generation modules and technologies.
Steffen Holtz, the SchrÃ©der representative in Zhaga, explains, "As a member of the Zhaga steering committee, SchrÃ©der supports the process by sharing expertise and providing our facilities for meetings. We also chair the working group for street lighting to moderate discussions between component manufacturers and luminaire manufacturers."
SchrÃ©der Lighting US, located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, is a respected member of the SchrÃ©der Group G.I.E. SchrÃ©der Group G.I.E. was founded in Belgium in 1907, and has become an international organization with over 2,600 employees, in more than 40 facilities, in 30 countries and on 5 continents. SchrÃ©der Group G.I.E specializes in upscale, architectural and high performing outdoor lighting that is at the forefront of technological and aesthetic innovation. The members and affiliated companies of the SchrÃ©der Group share facilities and powerful, state-of-the-art tools for R&D, manufacturing, high-level photometric studies, and laboratory testing. Findings are shared within the group for the purpose of providing best options for the "The Right Light" worldwide.
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Contact: Christopher Pica
Original Press Release
Schreder Lighting Hosts Zhaga Consortium
Press release date: March 27, 2011