BRIDGELUX NAMED TO FORBES’ MOST PROMISING COMPANIES
Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, has been named to Forbes’ prestigious list of America’s Most Promising Companies (AMPC). Bridgelux was ranked 58th on the list of 100 privately-held companies selected from 22 industries for their innovative business models and strong management teams. Forbes noted that Bridgelux revenue grew 168% from 2008 to 2010.
“We are extremely honored to be selected by Forbes for this influential list of high-growth, high-potential companies,” said Bill Watkins, Bridgelux’s chief executive officer. “Our technology breakthroughs and innovative product designs have helped drive rapid adoption of our industry-leading array architecture in the general illumination market. We are excited about the prospects of continued rapid growth in the years ahead as mass adoption of solid state lighting accelerates.”
Forbes’ list of America’s Most Promising Companies features 100 privately held companies with compelling business models, strong management teams, notable customers, strategic partners and precious investment capital. To view the complete the list, visit www.forbes.com/ampc.
Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux’s light source technology replaces traditional technologies (such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent, and high intensity discharge lighting) with integrated, solid state lighting solutions. With more than 550 patent applications filed or granted worldwide, Bridgelux enables lamp and luminaire manufacturers to provide high-performance and energy-efficient white light for the rapidly growing interior and exterior lighting markets.