WPG Americas Explores the Next-Generation of Ultraviolet Sterilization with LG Innotek UV LEDs

By WPG AmericasJanuary 15, 2019


Anna  Leggett
WPG Americas Inc.
Phone: 813.792.4265
Fax: 813.814.9114

WPG Americas Inc. Explores the Next-Generation of Ultraviolet Sterilization with LG lnnotek UV LEDs

San Jose, Calif. –  January 14, 2019 – WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, the largest global electronic components distributor, today announced a new white paper that explores the advantages of UV LED systems over traditional disinfection technologies and an overview of LED modules brought to market by LG Innotek.  The white paper was developed to help OEM’s and design engineers identify and deliver the optimum UV LED sterilization system for their applications.

Today, the UV LED market is estimated to grow 24% CAGR by 2023 with some market projections reaching $4B globally.  The rising concerns regarding mercury health hazards, plummeting LED costs and emerging application areas of UV LEDs, are some of the factors driving growth of the market.

LG Innotek, a global materials and components company, has been utilizing its proprietary LED vertical chip technology to introduce new products providing more powerful sterilizing effects with higher light output. 

“WPGA is excited to release this white paper discussing the importance of UV LEDs and its uses, continuing our commitment to providing the latest technology solutions,” said Chris Miller, RVP Lighting and Power Solutions of WPG Americas.  “LG Innotek has a robust offering of UV LEDs to address these important sterilization markets enhancing the quality of life.”  

To download the new white paper, visit http://tiny.cc/uvledwhitepaper.                                      .

About WPG Americas Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, WPG Americas Inc. is a member of WPG Holdings, a $17.5B worldwide distributor of semiconductors, passive, electro-mechanical and display products. Founded in November 2007, WPGA is a franchised partner for leading technology suppliers. As a member of WPG Holdings, WPGA is uniquely positioned to offer total solutions to its diverse customer base. WPGA continues to introduce new leading-edge technologies, quality service and design-in focus through its superior engineering programs.

For more information, visit www.wpgamericas.com. You can also follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.

About LG Innotek
Established in 1970, with more than 18 years experience in LED products, LG Innotek is a global materials and component manufacturer who is making a better world through cutting edge core component technology that is leading the market and opening a smarter future through the development of new eco-friendly materials.