In Germany, Jenoptik’s business unit Optoelectronic Systems, a manufacturer of optoelectronic systems and polymer optical components, and Leids GmbH & Co. KG, a solid-state lighting developer in Backnang-Waldrems, have signed a five-year development and cooperation agreement for LED industrial lighting. Leids will provide expertise in LED production and system design, as well as access to industrial markets, while Jenoptik will bring experience in high-performance optics. The companies’ goal is to produce efficient LED illumination systems for warehouse or workplace lighting. Jenoptik’s headquarters is in Jena. Leids is a subsidiary of Alder Optomechanical, a Taiwanese LED manufacturer.