In the morning of August 4th ,the merger signing ceremony of Shandong Prosperous Star Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. and Graphene Lighting PLC was held in Shandong Hotel. Xia Geng, the vice-governor of Shandong, the discoverer of graphene, 2010 Nobel Prize in physics winner and also the professor of University of Manchester Andre Geim, chairman of International SSL Alliance, secretary-general of China SOLED State Lighting Alliance Ms. Wuling. Executive chairman of China SOLED State Lighting Alliance, Mr. Li Jinmin. Deputy secretary-general of China SOLED State Lighting Alliance Mr. Fu Qiang, secretary-general of China Innovation Alliance of the Graphene industry Mr. Li Yichun and the leaders of related provincial departments attended the signing ceremony.
Shandong Prosperous Star Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. lays in the new district of economic development zone in Xintai. This high-tech enterprise specializes in LED lighting, IC designing and packaging, owns more than 30 international and domestic patents in the process like chips, packaging and power supply, more than 10 scientific achievements filled the domestic gap. Currently, EMC holder, illuminant module, filament bulbs and IC power supply module can reach a considerable productivity. Meanwhile, High thermal conductivity material and IC packaging are about to be produced. The vertically integrated industrial chain of this company realized both product diversification and excellent product quality. The products have passed many authoritative certifications.
Grephene Lighting PLC is the only company formed by the discoverer of graphene, 2010 Nobel Prize in physics winner and also the professor of University of Manchester, Andre Geim with both intellectual property and capital in LED industry. This company in mainly engaged in the application research of graphene, owns 12 top patents related to grahene in LED area.
With the growing of LED market and the fierce market competition, finding a new profit increasing point has been an inevitable choice of the companies. Only the enterprise with core competitiveness can survive and the become the winner of lighting market. The merger of Shandong Prosperous Star Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. and Graphene Lighting PLC means a new breakthrough of graphene application. After the merger, this new company will be the first enterprise which realizes the large-scale application in LED lighting and push the LED lighting industry forward.
Xia Geng, the vice-governor of Shandong pointed out in the speech that Shandong values the cultivation of graphene industry, and the industrialization level are in a domestic leading place. Meanwhile, thanks to early beginning , the semiconductor lighting industry has outstanding development and innovation ability. The merger of these two companies is a new sign of international cooperation and win-win developing. This event has a valuable meaning for improving the developing level of Shandong new material industry and driving the upgrade of provincial semiconductor lighting industry. We hope both the parties can cultivate the new enterprise well together, launch more new products which can benefit all mankind and create a new model of the cooperation between Chinese and British enterprise.
Yuan Xincheng, the board chairman of Shandong Prosperous Star Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. signed the merger agreement with the board chairman of Graphene Lighting PLC, Dr. Lai Zhongping.
The distinguished guests present include relevant government leaders of Tai’an and Xintai, representative of customer enterprises.