SOURCE: Luminus Devices, Inc.

January 02, 2007 08:30 ET

Luminus Devices Achieves ISO 9001:2000 Certification

Meets ISO Quality Requirements for Customer Service, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and Manufacturing Processes

WOBURN, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 2, 2007 -- Luminus Devices, Inc., the company that introduced PhlatLight™ high-power LEDs, today announced that its Quality Management System has been certified and registered as compliant with the International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001:2000 international quality standard. This registration recognizes Luminus' commitment to product quality and excellence in customer service, engineering, supply chain management, and manufacturing processes.

"As a manufacturing company, Luminus has always made product quality a top priority, and I am pleased that the International Standards Organization has determined that we merit the ISO 9001:2000 certification," said Udi Meirav, CEO of Luminus Devices. "We continue to strive for the highest levels of quality and customer satisfaction, and are committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of our business."

ISO 9001:2000 is an internationally accepted reference for business-to-business quality management requirements. Certification is granted to organizations that demonstrate their ability to consistently fulfill customers' quality requirements and applicable regulatory requirements.

"Luminus has come a long way in a short time," said Todd Tucker, a veteran of the LED industry and a member of the company's board of directors. "I continue to be impressed by Luminus, not only as one of the most innovative companies in the industry, but also as a rapidly maturing manufacturing organization. The ISO certification is one more step in this direction."

Luminus develops and manufactures high-performance solid state light emitting devices and systems using the most advanced manufacturing processes. Its PhlatLight product family is based on patented photonic lattice technology and is the only commercially available solid state light source powerful enough to illuminate large-screen, advanced microdisplay televisions. With PhlatLight chipsets currently in production, Luminus is leading the industry in developing cost-effective, solid state light sources with extremely high power and brightness to illuminate state-of-the-art, high-definition displays and other applications, including flat panel LCD televisions.

About Luminus Devices

Luminus Devices, Inc., headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, develops and manufactures high-performance solid state light emitting devices and systems. Its PhlatLight (Photonic Lattice) technology, developed by Luminus Devices based on research done at MIT, is the only solid state light source powerful enough to illuminate large screen projection televisions. With PhlatLight chipsets in commercial production, Luminus is leading the industry in designing this new, powerful light source for a variety of applications, including microdisplay projection TVs and other advanced, high-definition displays. Several leading television and consumer electronics vendors are currently selling TVs with PhlatLight products. For more information, visit www.luminus.com.

Note to editors: PhlatLight is a registered trademark of Luminus Devices, Inc.

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