Avnet Boosts Intelligent Lighting Portfolio with MOONS' Franchise in the Americas
Deal also extends access to MOONS’ diverse line of high-accuracy, power-optimized motors
Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, and MOONS’ Industries America, Inc., a leading motor and LED driver manufacturer, today announced the signing of an expanded franchise agreement, extending Avnet’s comprehensive supply chain optimization and technical support for MOONS’ line of motion control and intelligent LED lighting control products from EMEA to the Americas. Effective immediately, Avnet will offer MOONS’ advanced portfolio of LED drivers, motors and linear actuators to customers across the Americas and EMEA developing solutions for smart lighting, smart cities, horticulture, industrial machinery, medical devices and power electronics.
MOONS’ Industries America, Inc. is the U.S. arm of Shanghai-based MOONS' Electric Co. Ltd., a multi-national supplier of motion control and intelligent lighting products. Avnet recently showcased several intelligent LED driver solutions from MOONS’ in smart lighting concept designs, including the IoT Smart Greenhouse, at the 2017 LIGHTFAIR® International trade show.
“Innovative technologies from MOONS’, such as the LED power supply designed specifically for high-value horticulture, are helping to drive the disruptive benefits of IoT across a diverse range of industries,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier development, Avnet. “We look forward to working with MOONS’ to open up these many opportunities to our mutual customers.”
“MOONS’ and Avnet are well aligned to support the market requirement to integrate the controller/driver design with motor technology selection, as well as LED driver product integration,” said Andy Sklierenko, sales director MOONS’ Industries America, Inc. “Avnet offers strong market coverage in both these areas with world-class, established supply chain services and excellent design-in capabilities that will accelerate the adoption of new designs in the motion and LED control applications supplied by MOONS’.”