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Arrow and Cree to Host
Lighting Solution Seminar

Companies will cohost a lighting solution seminar in Taipei, Taiwan

Arrow Asia Pac Ltd. Press Release - 11/4/2008
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Arrow Asia Pac Ltd.

Arrow Asia Pac Ltd.

HONG KONG - Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), announced it will cohost a lighting solution seminar in Taipei, Taiwan, on Nov. 19, with Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components.

The seminar will provide designers and manufacturers of lighting products a comprehensive overview of Cree's LED products and Arrow's total lighting solutions. The presentation will introduce Cree's XLamp(R) XP-E, XP-C LED and CLN6 -- Multi-chip High Brightness LED. The XLamp XP-E and XP-C LED combine the proven lighting-class performance and reliability of the XLamp XR-E LED in a package with 80 percent smaller footprint. This powerful combination is designed to enable new applications and reductions in overall system cost compared to other LED packages.

"Arrow has a dedicated lighting team that helps customers find alternatives to incandescent, halogen, and CCFL lighting. Arrow's lighting team offers long-life lighting solutions that deliver high reliability, lighting efficiency, shock resistance, instant light-up and vivid color effects at a lower total cost of ownership. In addition to benefits by leveraging Arrow's world-class logistics and supply chain capabilities, our customers can also benefit from our knowledge of lighting trends. Our lighting solutions are developed around Cree high-brightness and high-power light emitting diodes (HB-LEDs). Our partnership with Cree underscores our commitment to bringing the best products and solutions to our valued customers for their solid-state lighting requirements," said Peng-Gun Goh, director of lighting business development for Arrow Asia Pac.

Seminar Schedule and Venue:

Time & Date: 1:30pm - 6pm, Nov. 19, 2008

Venue: Alexander Hall, GIS Convention Center at National Taiwan University

For registration and more information, please go to

About Arrow Asia Pac

A business unit of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), Arrow Asia Pac is one of Asia-Pacific's leading electronic component distributors. In addition to its regional headquarters in Hong Kong, Arrow Asia Pac operates 53 sales offices, four primary distribution centers and 13 local warehousing facilities in 13 countries/territories across Asia.

Providing a full range of semiconductors, passive, electromechanical and connector products from over 200 leading international and local suppliers, Arrow Asia Pac serves more than 10,000 original equipment and contract manufacturers and commercial customers in the Asia-Pacific region.


About Cree, Inc.

Cree is a market-leading innovator and manufacturer of semiconductors and devices that enhance the value of solid-state lighting, power and communications products by significantly increasing their energy performance and efficiency. Key to Cree's market advantage is its world-class materials expertise in SiC and GaN for chips and packaged devices that can handle more power in a smaller space while producing less heat than other available technologies, materials and products. For product specifications, please refer to

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