About us

Azumo — the leader in low-power lighting

We’re lighting the way for a new age of device displays.

The Azumo story

In 2008, Mike Casper, Dr. Tony Nichol, and Shawn Pucylowski came together in Chicago to form FLEx Lighting. Initially they focused on combining xenon light bulbs, fiber optics and plastic film into a thin light source. Over time this turned into a much more compact system of LEDs and optical film.

Soon enough, they would create the FLEx front light panel: a breakthrough light transmission system that could revolutionize the display industry.

In early 2021, FLEx became Azumo (a combination of azure) a cloudless sky which is our greatest source of natural light and the primary illumination source for reflective displays & lumo (a nod to “lumens” for light).

Today, Azumo is delivering on the promise of LCD 2.0 to make displays efficient, effective, and safe for all.

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Enter LCD 2.0

Our values

At Azumo, we’re changing the way we see and experience light. We’re innovators constantly searching for the latest and greatest in light and displays.

We are Pioneers

We relentlessly pursue innovation and bold ideas, adapting to changing technologies and markets. We explore, experiment, and solve tough problems with distinctive creativity.

We are Passionate

We are focused and upbeat, driving to results quickly. Our team is excited about the work we do, finds ways to have fun while doing it, and strives for ways to be and do better.

We are Customer-Centric

We view the world through our customers' perspective to become their trusted partner. We listen, understand, and advance their goals to provide simple solutions for complex problems.

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The Azumo team

Our team is full of the best and brightest in the display industry.

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Innovators in light & display

If you are looking for a collaborative, innovative, and team environment, join us as we launch into a new era of displays.

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The latest on Azumo

See the news about Azumo, where we’ve been, and what we’re thinking.

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From the American heartland, a startup boom

The US Midwest draws not just funding, but talent. The sentiment that securing talent is…

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Azumo Shines A Light On The Future Of LCD Displays

Traditional liquid-crystal displays are back-lit. But Mike Casper developed a technology for front-lit LCDs, started…

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LEDs Magazine: Azumo continues APAC Expansion, Welcomes Director of Business Development David Yao

Yao brings more than twenty-five years of sales operations, technical marketing, and application engineering experience…

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