Plessey is a leading expert in the manufacture of semiconductor products used in lighting, sensing, measurement and control applications, and is now at the forefront of Solid State Lighting revolution. Its MaGIC™ (Manufactured on GaN-onSi I/C) LED technology has won numerous awards for its innovation and ability to cut the cost of LED lighting by using standard silicon manufacturing techniques. By using its understanding of electronics and expertise in micro-electronic product design and manufacture, Plessey is radically enhancing the human experience with micro-electronic solutions such that people achieve more than they thought possible.
Plessey has a rich history of innovation spanning some 100 years. This history gives us a perspective on user needs, and how technologies and creativity can be combined in new ways, delivering new innovative solutions. The innovation continues, today, as we deliver new solutions that address the challenges faced by our customers and the world’s expanding population.
Today Plessey is privately held and is headquartered in Plymouth, England together with its state of the art 270,000 square foot semiconductor facility that includes Gallium Nitride (GaN) on silicon growth capacity. Plessey has a design and technology centre based in Swindon and sales offices around the world.
Renowned for being an innovative technology design and manufacturing company, Plessey is a world leader in producing GaN-on-Silicon LEDs selling to a range of blue chip global customers. As a technology company we are passionate about providing intelligent electronic solutions using solid state lighting and sensing to enhance people’s quality of life. Our LED products make use of our innovative GaN-on-Silicon technology to provide lighting solutions across the industrial, architectural, retail, outdoor and residential sectors.