2017-11-24

Future Farm Releases LED Canada Update

Future Farm Technologies announced that its LED Canada division has made significant progress in the past quarter.
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2017-11-22

[Videos] Osram CTO Introduces New 6-inch Plant in Kulim

The company releases three videos in which Dr. Stefan Kampmann, CTO of Osram, talks about three important aspects of the new Kulim plant. 
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2017-11-08

Greenbelt Microgreens Selects Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra AB, specializing in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, announces an order from new customer Greenbelt Microgreens.
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2017-10-25

Epileds Reports Tepid 3Q17 Financial Results

Taiwan-based LED epi-wafer and chip manufacturer Epileds registered a lower revenue in 3Q17 than that in 2Q17 and the revenue fell from a year ago because of seasonality and factory relocation. Epileds is predicted to continue moving factories and purchase infrared (IR) and ultraviolet (UV) LED machines in 4Q17. Epileds will mainly buy used machines and modify them by itself. The revenue in 4Q17 is estimated to be similar to that in 3Q17. Epileds' annual revenue is projected to stay flat, but gross margin will improve, and profit will possibly bounce back. 
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2017-10-19

Announcing the Formation of Hailux Lighting

A group of investors and LED lighting technology experts, announced the formation of Hailux Lighting, an innovative LED Technology company focused on the Horticultural Lighting Market and providing innovative LED COB products. Russell Hall, an early stage investor, will lead Hailux Lighting.
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2017-10-16

Macedonian Cultivation Facility Invests In Heliospectra LED Technology

Heliospectra AB (publ), an expert in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, announces a new cooperation with NYSK Holdings, a state-of-the-art medicinal cannabis facility in Macedonia. The grower is partnering with Heliospectra to be able to supply patients with consistent, pharmaceutical-grade medicine for chronic diseases year-round. The investment is valued at around $125,000 (1,016,000 SEK).
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2017-10-03

Philips adds Ball Seed to North America Partner Network

Philips Lighting has signed a partnership agreement with Ball Seed, one of North America’s leading wholesale horticultural distributors.
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2017-09-30

The Grove Nevada Continues Monumental Business Growth and Standardization on Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

Rapid expansion of Las Vegas commercial cultivation facility relies on Heliospectra’s technology to control product consistency and crop quality
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2017-09-28

Lumileds Adds New Offerings to its Leading Portfolio of LEDs for Horticulture Lighting

Lumileds introduced three new products in its LUXEON SunPlus Series of award winning LEDs for horticulture lighting. The LUXEON SunPlus Series is the only line of LEDs on the market to be tested and binned by photosynthetic photon flux (PPF). The portfolio of colors enables wavelength tuning for maximum crop yield in both greenhouse and vertical farming applications. 
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2017-09-07

Active Grow SG300 LED Grow Light is the First to Receive the ETL Horticultural Lighting Certification

Active Grow, the next-gen horticulture lighting company’s Sweet Grass Series™ 300W LED Grow Light is the first to receive the new ETL Horticultural Lighting Certification from Intertek. Intertek has recognized the Active Grow SG300 LED grow light as a significant development in horticultural lighting technology, allowing the SG300 luminaire to be eligible for big rebates in commercial grow facilities.
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2017-09-07

Transcend Lighting Is Now Thrive Agritech

Transcend Lighting, Inc., leader in LED horticulture lighting, announced today it will be rebranding as Thrive Agritech, Inc. effective immediately. The change in name positions the company for future growth as a supplier of products that extend beyond lighting.
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2017-09-06

LumiGrow Partners with CF Industrial for Local Lighting Service in Ontario, Canada

LumiGrow Inc., a smart horticultural lighting company, announced in mid August their partnership with CF Industrial, a lighting and power solutions provider in Leamington, Ontario. The new partnership bolsters LumiGrow’s commitment to their Ontario greenhouse growers, further providing responsive local support for those implementing smart horticultural lighting for precision greenhouse management.  The CF Industrial team is yet another addition to LumiGrow’s Ontario-based services, as the company has already deployed plant science research support across the region.
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2017-09-06

Light Polymers to Debut GrowBlade™ Flat-Panel Growlights at NYC AgTechWeek

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, is debuting their GrowBlade™ flat-panel horticulture lighting at the third annual NYC AgTech Week.
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2017-09-06

Osram Launches New Product Line for Horticultural and Architectural Lighting

The new Osconiq product line from Osram Opto Semiconductors will cover professional applications including linear and area lighting, high and low bay lighting and street lighting. The familiar Duris P products, which are currently being used for these applications, will be transferred to the new Osconiq line. The first member of the new family is the Osconiq P 2226 which, thanks to its exceptional robustness, extensive color portfolio and scalable current, offers impressive versatility.  
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2017-08-30

Philips Lighting Signs New Horticultural LED Lighting Project with Longtime Partner Wim Peters

Philips Lighting announced it has been awarded a new project with longtime partner Wim Peters, a high wire tomato growers in The Netherlands. Philips Lighting will again provide Peters with LED lighting for two greenhouses that he’s rebuilding after they were destroyed during a hailstorm in June 2016. The company will also provide LEDs for one new greenhouse that Peters is building to expand his business and meet the growing demand for LED grown tomatoes by his customers. The LED lighting will have higher light levels than the twenty kilometers of LED grow lights that Philips Lighting installed in the two greenhouses in 2013.
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2017-08-28

Heliospectra AB Half Year Report January - June 2017

Heliospectra AB, a Sweden-based company specializing in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, presented on 25th August their Half Year Report for 2017 today. The report was followed by a live interview with Heliospectra CEO Ali Ahmadian.
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2017-08-17

Prominent Italian Tomato Grower Gandini Antonio S.S. Selects Heliospectra LED Lighting Solutions

A leading tomato producer in northern Italy invests in advanced LED technology to increase yield and improve plant quality. Heliospectra AB announces a new order from Heliospectra's Italian reseller Ageon S.r.l. The order goes to one of Italy's prominent commercial tomato producers Gandini Antonio S.S. located in northern Italy, with the goal to improve plant quality and increase yield. The order is valued at $99,000 (805,000 SEK).
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2017-08-16

MechaTronix - horticulture top lighting made easy

MechaTronix, one of the global market leaders in LED cooling, is broadcasting a clear message towards the horticulture market. “Although there are numerous opinions on the ideal spectrums and mixes of wavelengths, the world of horticulture top lighting is going to change drastically over the coming years, according Koen Vangorp, CEO of MechaTronix.”
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2017-08-15

FAUST LIGHTING Launches the First Open Source Tunable Spectrum Grow Light

FAUST LIGHTING introduces the EQ 3-Band, a Wi-Fi enabled, 2ft linear grow light. The light spectrum and on/off schedule can be customized for specific plant species by programming the 3-band LED module. A durable powder-coated heatsink ensures long lasting performance in demanding environments, while the beautiful walnut trim allows the EQ to blend seamlessly into any home decor. To foster rapid innovation, all hardware and software designs are being made available open source.
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2017-08-08

John Innes Centre Expands Plant Science Research with Heliospectra Intelligent Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra AB, an expert in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, announces a new order from John Innes Centre in Norwich, United Kingdom. An independent, international centre of excellence in plant science, research, genetics and microbiology, the John Innes Centre order is valued at £ 92,248 (1 048 273 SEK).
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2017-08-07

Hort Americas Offers OSRAM Horticultural LED Lights

Hort Americas is now offering OSRAM’s ZELION HL300 series of horticultural LED fixtures including controls and accessories. One of main advantages of the fixtures is they are controllable allowing users to adjust both the light intensity (light quantity) and the spectrum (light quality).
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2017-07-31

LumiGrow Releases LED Growers' Guide for Vice Crops

LumiGrow Inc., a smart horticultural lighting company, released their LED Growers’ Guide for Vine Crops. The guide is intended to instruct vine crop growers how to use LED lighting strategies to maximize profits, boost yields, increase crop quality, and elicit desired plant characteristics. 
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2017-07-26

Bulbs.com Has Launched A New Assortment of Horticulture Grow Bulbs and Kits

Bulbs.com, the web's lightbulb superstore has launched a select assortment of horticulture grow lights in various sizes and types to fit most indoor gardening needs. Bulbs.com now carries an assortment of the following horticulture lights...
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2017-07-19

Atop HortiBar LED Interlighting Grow Light for Horticulture Lighting

Recently Atop Horticulture Lighting released a new series of interlighting LED Grow Light, specially for the Cucumber, Tomato, Pepper and some Canopy plants. The Inter lighting design can let the pant absorb the lighting completely, then increase yield.
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2017-07-13

Transcend Lighting Launches “Next Gen” Chip Technology

Transcend Lighting, Inc., leader in LED horticulture lighting, announced today it will be incorporating its next generation LED chip technology into its grow light fixtures. As a result of the chip upgrade, Transcend’s LED grow lights will compete at the highest energy efficiency levels in the industry.
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2017-07-11

Colorado Grower Optimizes Cannabis Operation for Hot Climate with LumiGrow

The Spot is one of Southern Colorado’s earliest recreational cultivation facilities. Their boutique-style facility houses 430 plants under 20,000 sq ft of roof, and emphasizes utmost importance on quality. VP and Chief Operating Officer, Dave Munn proclaims, “We’ve been doing this since recreational was legal, and were one of the first to have a recreational license in Colorado. Quality is everything for us, so the ability to produce consistently is of the highest importance.”
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2017-07-07

Plessey Provides Lighting to BRE Biophilic Design Project

Plessey today announced that they are a core partner in the world’s first biophilic design project. The ‘Biophilic Office’ is a ground breaking office-refurbishment project being run by BRE, the world’s leading building research organisation.
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2017-07-06

Kind LED Grow Lights - The Best Grow Lights

The conversation about the best grow lights, whether HID or LED lights, continues to be a hot topic. With the quickly emerging hydroponic and vertical farming movement, the conversation now expands further than HID vs LED and begs the question of which LED light is the best grow light.
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2017-06-28

UA Multimedia Inc. Issues Shareholder Update on Recent Developments and Evolving Corporate Strategy

UA Multimedia, Inc., today seeks to update investors on recent events, and management's developing strategy, in light of the Company's changing corporate landscape.
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2017-06-23

Epistar Accelerates R&D of Micro-LED

Epistar on 21st June announced its financial results, reporting a fully utilized capacity of blue LED as well as a sustained production of AlInGaP LED despite subtle growth in both the output of light sources and the orders for LED backlighting and little possibility to raise prices of its products. The company estimated a 15% QoQ rise that could possibly push up 2Q17’s revenue close to the number in 2Q16. Epistar also expected a decent financial performance in 3Q17 supported by the chip production for LED lighting, AlInGaP LED and infrared LED.
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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