Electronics industry hails UK horticultural LED module

Plessey Semiconductors' Attis-7 grow light has been named LED Lighting Product of the Year at the electronics industry's Elektra Awards in London.

Plessey's Steve Edwards and Laura McLean with the award - image: Plessey
Plessey's Steve Edwards and Laura McLean with the award - image: Plessey

The Attis range was originally designed and built by PhytoLux, whose founder and managing director Steve Edwards has headed Plessey's LED lighting solutions division since Plessey's acquisition of PhytoLux in April.

Plessey LED grow lights are now installed in over sixty research centres and universities in the UK and overseas.

Its director for grow lights Jonathan Barton said: "The big challenge for adoption in today’s market is to make horticultural LED grow lighting a commercially viable proposition for growers. Our next generation lighting product to be released at the IPM Essen show in January continues to build on the success of this our first product."


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