Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, and Tridonic, a manufacturer of lighting components have announced a strategic partnership. The corporate partnership represents collaboration around the projects business, and will see the companies work together to promote energy efficient lighting control solutions to customers.
Schneider Electric operates in more than 100 countries and, through its product and business portfolio, specialises in the design and implementation of lighting control systems. Tridonic, headquartered in Austria and part of the globally acting Zumtobel Group, enables customers to develop innovative applications and solutions, through lighting components, lighting management systems, connection technology and LED solutions. Within the partnership there is a project with LEDON, a sister company of Tridonic, which develops and markets hi-tech LED retrofit lamps for private consumers.
The strategic partnership between the businesses will combine the product innovation and market pedigree from the companies to develop energy efficient lighting control solutions for customers globally. The solutions will meet the needs of diverse market sectors, including airports, hospitals, infrastructure and high performance green buildings.
Jose Lorenzo, lifeSpace business SVP for Schneider Electric, said: “We are delighted to announce today the strategic partnership between Schneider Electric, Tridonic and LEDON around projects business. The companies share a commitment to delivering energy efficient solutions to customers, and this agreement will allow us to combine forces to take innovation in lighting controls to a whole new level.”
“Our mission is to promote intelligent lighting and enable our customers to make use of efficient and intelligent systems. The cooperation between Tridonic and Schneider gives the customers in the project business a clear value-add and further opens us an exciting market,” said Harald Sommerer, CEO Zumtobel Group and interim CEO Tridonic.