Marine hardware and lighting manufacturer Perko, Miami, Fla., and DuraBrite, Garden City, N.Y., a technology company specializing in high reliability lighting solutions, announced an agreement to collaborate and bring advanced LED technology to a wider range of recreational and commercial boats in the marine marketplace.

“The alliance marks a pivotal moment in the industry, promising to elevate and set standards of marine lighting by delivering products that offer unprecedented performance, safety, and reliability, leveraging DuraBrite’s patented technologies, such as advanced thermal management systems, proprietary energy efficiency circuitry, and highly engineered optics control in a series of new and upgraded Perko lighting products,” the companies said in a joint statement April 17.

Perko’s network will bring products from the alliance to commercial workboats, recreational boatbuilders, vessel fleets, and shipyards worldwide.

“These customers will have access to the most advanced LED high performance lighting available in the marine marketplace.” said Michael DeLillo, Perko’s vice president of sales & marketing. “Our current plans call for offering our new Lightship SeriesTM which will include standalone assemblies, as well as high output LED retrofit kits to upgrade select models of existing Perko searchlights, and Perko automated searchlight bases, already in service.”

“We always see ourselves as a market disruptor. This strategic alliance is a testament and recognition to our innovative product design approach and relentless pursuit of excellence.” said Dr. CJ Au, co-founder and CEO of  DuraBrite, Inc. “Together, with our shared visions aiming at maximizing safety, efficiency, and user experience, we will deliver incredible value to our customers, reinforcing our role as pioneers in the marine industry.”

Additional details of the agreement were not disclosed.