2016-12-14

Honda Manufacturing Facilities Slashes Energy Consumption with New LED Lights

In Honda’s latest environmental vision, Honda Motor President and CEO Takahiro Hachigo announced that the world’s largest engine manufacturer intends to cut its total company CO2 emissions by 50% by the year 2050.
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2016-12-09

Nanoco Acquires Quantum Dot Patents from Kodak

Nanoco Group, a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, announces that it has acquired a group of patents from the Eastman Kodak Company ("Kodak") in connection with the use of quantum dots in electroluminescent displays, a future display technology.
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2016-12-09

Westin Excelsior Hotel in Rome Illuminations Celebrates Osram’s 110-year Brand Anniversary

Lighting manufacturer Osram, which celebrates its 110-year brand anniversary this year, is joined by another famous institution: the Westin Excelsior Hotel in Rome was opened in 1906 and is therefore celebrating its 110 years anniversary. To mark the occasion, Claypaky – a company of the Osram group – illuminated the venerable hotel, whose past guests have already included celebrities like Pablo Picasso, Elizabeth Taylor and the Rolling Stones, in a particularly spectacular fashion from November 5 to 20. Following the video projection shown at the Patent Office in Berlin during the Festival of Light in October, this was the second lighting installation being presented by Osram for its brand anniversary. 
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2016-12-08

Flickering LED Light Treatment can Pave Way to Alzhemer Cure

Using LED lights flickering at a specific frequency, MIT researchers have shown that they can substantially reduce the beta amyloid plaques seen in Alzheimer’s disease, in the visual cortex of mice.
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2016-12-08

LED Engin Launches Comprehensive Range of Grow Lights

LED Engin, a manufacturer of high flux density LED products, announces the market’s most comprehensive range of high-power color and white LED emitters for horticultural lighting. Alongside the typical colors used in horticultural applications (Blue 450nm, Deep Red 660nm and Far Red 740nm), the company is adding custom solutions that include 3 new direct colors (Violet 415nm, Royal Blue 436nm and Cyan 500nm), a phosphor-converted green and full white CCT options (2200K-6500K). Together with the already vast selection of standard LED emitters spanning from UV 365nm to Infrared 940nm and unrivaled packaging technology, this means all types of purpose-built lighting solutions can be easily created to deliver optimized spectra for improved crop productivity.
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2016-11-15

Verbatim Launches Glare-Free AR111 LED Lamps at Lux Live

Verbatim is using Lux Live – a major lighting trade show running from Nov. 23-24, 2016 in London – to announce its next generation of anti-glare AR111 retrofit LED bulbs, which serve as true performance upgrades for replacing halogen lamps, and to demonstrate a new range of linear LED products.
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2016-11-10

Compton Verney Park Lighting Show “IN LIGHT” Spectacularly Lit with LEDs

Plessey, a leading expert in the manufacture of lighting and sensing products and components, is pleased to announce that its LEDs will be lighting up the Compton Verney Park, Warwickshire, UK in a lighting spectacular entitled “IN LIGHT” to commemorate the 300th anniversary of renowned British Landscape Architect; “Capability” Brown, who shaped the vision of the picture-perfect English countryside. The Plessey LEDs are being used in the Consol Solar Jars™ which are manufactured by Suntoy, a South African based company. Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park are using 1000 Consol Solar Jars™ as one of its key set pieces. Plessey’s GaN on Silicon LEDs are being used as they offer manufacturers unique flexibility when designing custom light fittings due to their compact, eco-friendly and sustainable nature. 
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2016-10-28

Cultural Heritage in Romania Spectacularly Lit with LEDs

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting today announced the illumination of the Palace of Culture in Iasi, Romania with Philips’ architectural lighting. 
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2016-10-27

USAI Launches Block Shaped LED Ceiling Lights

A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK… BeveLED BLOCK from USAI Lighting provides an elegant solution for those that love the industrial exposed ceiling style, but hate the exposed electrical connections. The innovative, unique design of BeveLED BLOCK completely encloses surface mounted junction boxes in concrete ceilings, creating beautiful modern spaces with high performance LED lighting.
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2016-10-18

GREEN CREATIVE Releases ENERGY STAR Certified Downlights

GREEN CREATIVE, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer, proudly announces the release of its THINFIT Series 6’’ and 4’’ new construction downlights.
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2016-09-29

NET LED Appointed as LG Sole Distributor of LED Low/High Bay Lights in UK

NET LED Lighting is delighted to announce it is the sole distributor of the LG LED Essentials Low/High Bay range to UK electrical wholesalers. These products expand the range of High Bays available through NET LED and promise to make energy savings simple for businesses with a simple plug-and-play control sensor.
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2016-09-20

Moodify Night and Roadshows Illuminated in Indonesia

Osram unveiled its superior lighting products to over 150 influential lighting partners at the two roadshows and Moodify Night in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 3, 25 & 26 respectively. The meticulous lighting solutions, LEDTouch Downlight, Pursos Super High Power LED Flood Light and Media Tube HO RGBW were displayed during the events and demonstrated how the Osram Business Unit Lighting Solutions strives to bring pioneering and futuristic lighting technology to customers.
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2016-09-19

Hubbell Lighting’s Architectural Area Lighting's Brand Expands with Full Suite of Pedestrian Lighting Solutions

Hubbell Lighting, a global leader in lighting innovation, announced today that Architectural Area Lighting ("AAL") has expanded the award-winning KicK family of luminaries with mini sizes of the K4 and K5, a wall mount, bollard and new integrated control options. The patented design and patent pending fully shielded optical system make KicK the first angled luminaire capable of IES distributions without any uplight.
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2016-09-19

Ledvance Offers Osram's Glass LED Lamps

Ledvance will be offering the largest LED retrofit portfolio from the Osram brand from October – many models have bulbs and casings made of real glass and are made in Germany
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2016-09-02

G20 Summit Illuminated with Powerful Lighting Solutions

Osram is putting the G20 Summit in China, which will take place on September 4 and 5 in Hangzhou, in the right light. High-quality lighting solutions from the Munich-based lighting specialist will be in use in the Congress Hall where representatives of the twenty most important industrial and emerging nations will be meeting. They will also be used to illuminate various outdoor areas. Osram has supplied the hosts with several hundred spotlights and spotlight lamps. High, mid and low-power LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors are integrated in luminaires from the Chinese manufacturer Roleds. 
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2016-09-02

Soraa LED Lighting Perfects Sydney’s Spice Room

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at the iconic Spice Room restaurant in Sydney, Australia. Located in the Circular Quay area of Sydney, the Spice Room restaurant’s design is inspired by a rail trackside Indian street scene.
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2016-08-26

Venture Creates Lighting Solution for COSTCO in Birmingham Underground Car Park

Venture Lighting Europe has supplied a purpose-made retrofit gear tray to help a Costco store in Birmingham, UK reduce its energy consumption and improve the lighting of its underground car park.
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2016-08-26

Quik Mart Franchise in Arizona Slashes Energy Costs with LED Lights

The SCS Lighting Division recently replaced existing fluorescent and HID interior/exterior lighting with solid state LED lighting at 25 locations for the popular AZ convenience store/gas station chain.  SCS Lighting also developed a solution to costly beverage and freezer cooler lighting, as well as enhancing existing merchandise displays.
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2016-08-26

Osram Launches Ammonia-Resistant LED Luminaires for Livestock Lighting

Modern stable lighting in livestock production has special demands: high humidity and frequently high levels of dust and ammonia provide challenging conditions for lighting. Furthermore, stables for cattle, sheep, goats, swine and horses should have optimum quality of light that provides a pleasant color temperature for animals1. The lighting specialist Osram has now developed a solution that meets the complete range of requirements for modern stable lighting in the form of the Monsun 2 LED luminaire with a cover made from the thermoplastic resin polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA). The ammonia-resistant damp-proof luminaire with special PMMA cover is not only an innovative solution for the special ambient conditions existing in livestock stables, but is also an economic decision for managers aiming at maximum energy efficiency. 
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2016-08-23

Pop Meets Classic Concert Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Spectacular Lighting

Philips Lighting, a Royal Philips company and a global leader in lighting, announces the Braunschweig Symphony Orchestra has celebrated the 10th edition of its ‘Pop Meets Classic’ concert with Philips Showline SL BEAM 300fx LED luminaires playing a crucial role in the dazzling spectacle.
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2016-08-12

ELB Electronics Introduces Ballast Compatible LED Replacement T8/T12 Lamp

ELB Electronics, a global manufacturer of LED lighting products, has introduced an LED 4’ direct replacement lamp, which is guaranteed 100% compatible with ALL fluorescent ballast brands and models.  That’s right….
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2016-08-10

MaxLite Introduces DLC Premium Certified Canopy and Parking Fixtures

MaxLite introduces the CP Series of LED Garage and Canopy Fixtures as high performance lighting with DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Premium qualification for fuel stations, parking areas, entranceways and other locations where safety and security are paramount.
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2016-08-08

Green Creative Releases LED Lamps with New 13-18W Replacement Options

Green Creative, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer proudly announces the launch of its next generation of PL DIRect and BYPass lamps for horizontal and vertical installations.
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2016-08-03

Soraa LEDs Illuminate Cinematic Couture Exhibition at Heritage Museums and Gardens

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps illuminate some of the most recognized cinematic clothing on display at the Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, Massachusetts, U.S.
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2016-08-03

Molex Launches Highly Efficient LED Lights for Hazardous Environments

Molex has introduced the Woodhead® Haztex® High-Output LED Haz-Duty Light. With integrated LEDs, this hazardous-duty fixture provides greatly enhanced durability and lamp life. The light can be used in a host of hazardous applications where uptime and safety are crucial, such as maintenance operations at petrochemical sites.
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2016-08-01

Mixed Responses Towards Osram and MLS Newly Founded Partnership

Osram announced after one year of carefully selecting bidders that it would sell its general LED lighting business LEDVANCE to MLS for EUR 40 million (US $44.7 million), about three days ago. Chinese press have compared the deal to a marriage between couples, where MLS paid a hefty dowry to win over the German lighting giant’s general lighting division.
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2016-07-29

Uniroyal Global Engineered Products LED Lights Cut North American Manufacturing Plant Energy Consumption

Uniroyal Global Engineered Products (or the “Company”) upgraded the lighting infrastructure to more energy efficient LED lighting in its North American manufacturing plant located in Stoughton, Wisconsin. The Stoughton plant manufactures Uniroyal Global’s Naugahyde®, automotive and custom/specialty vinyl-coated fabric products. Utilizing an incentive from Focus on Energy, Wisconsin’s statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, the company implemented 575 LED light fixtures within the manufacturing plant’s production floor and warehouse. 
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2016-07-28

California LightWorks Launches New Generation Smart LED Grow Lights

California LightWorks, announced SolarSystem, a new cost effective line of smart spectrum grow lights. By leveraging the latest advances in solid state LED lighting and control technology, SolarSystem delivers an optimized light spectrum based on the type of plant and phase of growth. This results in lower energy costs, better yields and faster returns on investment.
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2016-07-22

Transcend Lighting Launches Linear LED Grow Lights

Transcend Lighting, announced the release of the Infinity Linear LED light. The 4-foot long LED grow light is ideal for new installations where fluorescent or metal halide lights were formerly used. It incorporates Transcend’s patent-pending phosphor technology that provides customers with energy efficiency and an emission spectra optimized for plant growth and production yield.
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2016-07-20

Berkley Lab: Solar-LED Lights Could Create 2M Jobs in Developing World

Many households in impoverished regions around the world are starting to shift away from inefficient and polluting fuel-based lighting—such as candles, firewood, and kerosene lanterns—to solar-LED systems. While this trend has tremendous environmental benefits, a new study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has found that it spurs economic development as well, to the tune of 2 million potential new jobs.
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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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