2017-02-07

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition: The most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia

From 9 – 12 June 2017, Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event – the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) will return for the 22nd year to the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China. As a continuation of the well-received show theme in 2016, next year’s “THINKLIGHT: The convergent future” focus will appropriately address market shifts and trends.
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2017-02-07

HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) Enhance More Business Opportunities for Industry to Shine

The 9th edition of HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) will be staged from 6 to 9 April 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Around 1,300 exhibitors are expected to join the fair, offering global buyers a one-stop sourcing platform for all finished products, parts and components.
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2017-02-07

MassDOT Is Exploring Private Sector Management for Lighting Project for the Metropolitan Highway System

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced today it has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit responses from industry experts and interested parties on a proposed Metropolitan Highway System (MHS) Lighting Project to see if MassDOT should contract with an outside partner to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the lighting system.
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2017-02-07

Osram Acquires Lighting Services Provider Maneri-Agraz

Osram has strengthened its service business in the U.S. and acquired the business operations of Houston, Texas-based Maneri-Agraz Enterprises, a national provider of energy-efficient lighting solutions in commercial and industrial facilities. The profitable company has annual revenue in the low double-digit millions (based on U.S. dollars). Maneri-Agraz’s client base includes large, well-known food and beverage manufacturing and distribution facilities, as well as technology companies and aerospace facilities, among others. Maneri-Agraz will be part of Osram’s service division Sylvania Lighting Solutions (SLS), which is a segment of Osram’s Lighting Solutions business unit. 
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2017-02-06

German Government Approved Osram’s Lamps Unit Sale to Chinese Buyers

It is reported by Reuters on 30th of Jan that a spokesman of lighting manufacturer Osram announced the company has been approved by the German government to sell its Lamps unit to an association of Chinese bidders for 400 million euros (USD 425 million).
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2015-01-26

TLLIA Projects Taiwan's LED Output Value to Grow at Double-Digit Rates in 2015

Taiwan’s LED gross output value could soar at double digit rates in 2015 as local suppliers seek out various application sectors to boost shipments, said Taiwan’s LED Lighting Industry Association (TLLIA).
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2014-05-22

Large Gender Pay Gap Still Plagues Optic and Photonics Industry

Women on average are earning 40 percent less than their male counterparts in the optic and photonics industry, according to findings published by The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) in its latest 2014 Optics and Photonics Global Salary Report.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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