Cairo, Egypt – June 2023 Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world chief in lighting, has efficiently accomplished the ultimate stage for its challenge with Seoudi Supermarkets one of many largest and oldest retail chains in Egypt to implement sustainable 3D printed luminaries throughout all of its shops in Cairo and the North Coast.
Signify is taken into account the primary lighting producer on the earth to supply 3D printed luminaires and progressive bespoke LED lighting options on an industrial scale, making it doable to supply an economical, quick, and sustainable manufacturing course of.
The partnership goals to reinforce the buying expertise, enhance power effectivity, present a financially viable path for different retailers, and remodel Egypt’s retail sector, a serious contributor to international carbon emissions. Signify and Seoudi Supermarkets collaborated to design and ship greater than 2000 3D printed luminaires, together with projectors and pendants.
The projectors have been personalized with completely different mild recipes, bespoke ornamental 3D printed luminaires which might be tailored to the particular functions of the grocery store, together with Tasty Cheese, Lovely Bread and Pastries, Maintain Fish Recent, and Improve Pink Meat. The pendants have been designed to reinforce the recent look of the Most interesting Fruit and Greens part.
“Our purpose is to supply a novel and enticing buying expertise to our clients, whereas additionally being environmentally aware. Signify’s 3D printed lighting answer each met our necessities and exceeded our expectations. It has been a frontrunner in creating sustainable lighting options that scale back carbon emissions and power consumption with over a century of experience. Working extensively with their workforce in Egypt, throughout the previous interval, has been an extremely rewarding expertise for Seoudi Supermarkets and can enable us to prepared the ground in retail sustainability and set a brand new normal for the trade and a extra sustainable future.” stated Mr. Omar Seoudi, CEO of Seoudi Supermarkets.
Mr. Mohamed Saad, CEO of Signify within the NEA area, highlighted the transformative influence of the worldwide large’s 3D applied sciences on the retail sector: “At Signify, we imagine that lighting is not only about illuminating areas, it is about creating significant experiences that enhance individuals’s lives. That is why we’re thrilled to have partnered with Seoudi Supermarkets to design and implement a bespoke lighting answer that not solely enhances the buying expertise but additionally helps obtain their sustainability objectives.”
He continued: “Our experience in 3D printing know-how permits us to supply progressive and cost-effective lighting options that completely meet the distinctive necessities of our clients, whereas attaining our carbon-neutrality objectives and power effectivity and contributing to Egypt’s imaginative and prescient for a extra sustainable future. The truth that our eco-friendly luminaires are 3D printed utilizing 100% recycled supplies really embodies our shared dedication to sustainability, because the supermarkets can change the luminaries, recycle them, and redesign them at any level inside a really quick timeframe.”
This isn’t the primary main collaboration between Signify with Seoudi Supermarkets. Beforehand, Signify has launched its UV-C lighting units (as a approach of disinfection) in Seoudi supermarkets to disinfect all instruments, surfaces, and air from viruses and micro organism to supply a wholesome and protected atmosphere.
Moreover, Signify in Egypt has a major footprint throughout completely different segments in Egypt, together with contributions to main nationwide tasks such because the New Administrative Capital. The corporate has over 25,000 LED lighting items that present 50% of the lighting within the metropolis. If these items are related, they may additional scale back consumption by 40%. The corporate additionally illuminated over 50% of the COP summit in Sharm El-Sheikh utilizing LED items that present 50% power financial savings. Moreover, discussions with the federal government are ongoing, with Signify dedicated to additional contributing to Egypt’s imaginative and prescient for power effectivity.