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Signify set for UV-C lighting portfolio expansion

DUBAI, July 8, 2020

Signify (formery Philips Lighting), a global industry leader, has announced plans to increase its UV-C lighting production capacity and also expand its UV-C product portfolio with the launch of 12 new additions for professional markets. 
 
The company said it is leveraging more than 35 years of expertise in UV-C lighting to address the growing global need for the disinfection of air, surfaces and objects. 
 
By increasing capacity and broadening the UV-C portfolio, Signify said it aims to keep people safe in a world that’s adjusting to a new normal. Its UV-C lighting is well-proven and trusted as an effective disinfectant. 
 
This was recently validated in a laboratory test by Boston University, showing that Signify’s UV-C light sources inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19 in a matter of seconds. 
 
This is crucial as it comes at a time when organizations are seeking ways to continue operations and provide service in a safe environment, it stated.
 
Signify’s new UV-C product range includes luminaires and chambers for a wide variety of professional applications, it added. 
 
Harsh Chitale, Leader of Signify’s Digital Solutions Division, said: "We have introduced 12 families of UV-C lighting fixtures specifically designed to disinfect air, surfaces and objects. These products target different customer segments ranging from offices, schools, gyms, retail stores, warehouses, as well as on public transport."
 
"Part of the range are UV-C fixtures which are ideal for the deep disinfection of surfaces in offices, schools and restrooms. They are equipped with sensors and controls to ensure that they only operate when people and animals aren’t present," noted Chitale. 
 
Other products include mobile, freestanding UV-C luminaires that can be wheeled into a hotel room or used to disinfect surfaces on public transport such as buses and trains, he stated. 
 
For the disinfection of objects, Signify launches a range of safe and quick-to-use UV-C disinfection chambers. 
 
These chambers are used in offices and municipal buildings to disinfect visitor tags, phones, bags, laptops and wallets in a matter of seconds. In stores they’re ideal for disinfecting returned items, glasses or clothes tried on in a changing room, he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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