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Arrow Electronics to Exhibit its Lighting Design Portfolio at Lightfair International

Monday, April 23, 2012

Arrow Electronics to Exhibit its Lighting Design Portfolio at Lightfair International09:56 EDT Monday, April 23, 2012 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW) will showcase its total lighting solutions and LED (light-emitting diode) design capabilities at Lightfair International, May 9 - 11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Arrow Electronics, a global distributor of electronic components and solid-state lighting solutions, will also demonstrate the Arrow Lighting Designer, its new web-based design tool, in booth #4921. From concept to production, Arrow works with customers to provide a full range of LED lighting services. Customers can choose their level of support from a full turnkey solution with built-to-spec light engines, drivers, heat sinks and optics, or a customized approach based on their specific needs. With access to leading-edge technology, global supply chain management services, design services and an experienced technical team, Arrow can assist customers with all of their solid-state lighting needs. Arrow‘s new Arrow Lighting Designer platform combines multiple tools for selecting and optimizing LED solutions, adding secondary optics, defining the power supply and selecting and laying out a design. In addition to valuable LED product and system data, the tool offers several LED system solutions. Users can see suggested alternatives and return on investment for transitioning from traditional lighting. “We anticipate that solid-state lighting will increase in global adoption from 5 percent to close to 50 percent of the lighting market over the next five years,” said Gary Zullo, director of Arrow's lighting group in North America. “In an industry on the path of rapid adoption, customers need a partner that can navigate this technology and the specs and regulations surrounding it. Arrow is the ideal partner to help customers guide this next generation of innovation forward.” Arrow's lighting specialists and business leaders will be in the booth to discuss opportunities in LED design and the company's full range of services. To learn more about Arrow's lighting group, visit lighting.arrow.com or call 1-888-9LIGHT1. About Arrow Electronics Arrow Electronics (http://www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 120,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 390 locations in 53 countries. Arrow Electronics, Inc.Chris MaioManager, External Communications631-847-5454cmaio@arrow.com