2014-05-26

Amerlux Appoints Christopher McQuillan VP of Global Operations

Continuing to drive exponential growth while focusing on customers' lighting needs, Amerlux CEO/President Chuck Campagna has announced the appointment of Christopher McQuillan to Vice President of Global Operations, in-charge of overseeing factories in New Jersey, Texas and China. Mr. McQuillan, who previously held the position of VP of Sales, will report directly to Mr. Campagna.
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2014-05-26

Osram Launches Online LED Information Base for Customer Service

Osram puts an end to checking and copying down values from LED data sheets. In future, customers can download technical characteristics directly. The LED Information Base (LIB) online portal includes the complete portfolio of LEDs in the visible wavelength range. 
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2014-05-26

ADATA to Showcase LED Products at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Leading LED manufacturer ADATA to showcase comprehensive lighting solutions including indoor and outdoor solutions at the 2014 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, the world's largest lighting and LED exhibition, from June 9 to 12. This is part of ADATA's push to integrate the brand resources of the ADATA group and target the Greater China region's enormous Lightning demands
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2014-05-22

Zumtobel Group Award 2014: International Jury Nominates 15 Projects in Three Categories

From 356 submissions for the fourth Zumtobel Group Award an international expert jury has nominated a total of 15 projects. For the first time, the public call for submissions for this award for innovations for sustainability and humanity in the built environment, issued in the second half of 2013, offered three categories instead of the previous two. The existing categories, BUILDINGS and URBAN DEVELOPMENTS & INITIATIVES, were joined by a new category: APPLIED INNOVATIONS.
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2014-05-21

LED Waves Lowers PR15 UltraThin Recessed Light Prices

LED lighting supplier and manufacturer LED Waves has announced a drastic price reduction on one of their most popular products. Previously US$ 69.95, the PR15 UltraThin LED Recessed Light is now US$ 49.95 per unit.
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2014-05-20

Florida Greenwood Police Department Upgrades to LED Lights

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that through its authorized LED dealer Jim Oxley, the Company will be helping the Greenwood Indiana Police Department improve its energy efficiency by replacing its interior lighting with guaranteed for life, energy-efficient Forever LED Lights™.
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2014-05-16

UL Introduces Streamlined Certification Process for LED Surface-Mounted Tube Lamps

UL introduced a streamlined process for manufacturers to obtain a UL listing for LED surface-mounted tube lamps. With significant growth projected in the LED market, manufacturers are looking for ways to incorporate LED technology into existing luminaire designs. After examining the needs of manufacturers, UL designed an approach that helps them move products to market quickly while preserving safety levels.
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2014-05-16

Jade Sky Technologies and UC Davis Collaborate to Light the Way for Flick-Free Replacement

Jade Sky Technologies (“JST”), announces the recently completed demonstration of the technical and economic feasibility of meeting the flicker and dimming requirements set by the Voluntary California Quality LED Lamp Specification.
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2014-05-14

Dialight's LED Flood Light Family Receives DesignLights(R) Consortium Qualification

Dialight announced the listing of their DuroSite and SafeSite LED Flood Light family on the DesignLights Consortium's Solid State Lighting Fixtures Qualified Products List. Posting on the DLC list identifies the fixture as eligible for valuable utility rebate programs at the discretion of participating DLC utility partners and validates the High Bay's exceptional energy efficiency and lighting efficacy.
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2014-05-14

Global LEAP Awards Names Winning Off-Grid Color Televisions and LED Lighting Appliances

Winners have been named for the inaugural Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards competition, a Clean Energy Ministerial initiative to identify and promote the world's best, most energy-efficient off-grid color televisions and LED room lighting appliances.
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2014-05-14

NYC Honeywell Bridge Shines with New LED Street Lights

The Honeywell Bridge, built in 1910, stretches across Sunnyside Yards with midtown Manhattan as its backdrop.  It is located in Long Island City, New York, connected Skillman Avenue and 35th Street with Northern Boulevard and 32nd Street.
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2014-05-09

SORAA Snap System™ Wins Red Dot Design Award

SORAA, the world leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology, announced today that its SNAP System™ has received the coveted Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014. The 40-person jury featured renowned specialists tasked with selecting products that excel in design innovation, functionality and ecological compatibility.
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2014-05-09

More Than 12,000 Eaton LED Products Enter 2014 DLC Qualified Products List

Power management company Eaton announced that more than 12,000 of the LED luminaires from its Cooper Lighting Division have been listed on the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) Qualified Product List (QPL). The QPL is a leading resource that distinguishes quality, high-performing LED products for commercial and industrial projects from more than 500 manufacturers. Eaton’s LED products represent the broadest portfolio available, with greater than 3.5 times more models listed than any other manufacturer.
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2014-05-07

Lunera Lighting Announces Financing Program for LED Lighting

Lunera Lighting, Inc. introduced Lunera Financing Solutions recently. The program turns BallastLED lamp retrofits into cash-flow positive investments, making it a valuable component of the re-lamping solution.
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2014-05-01

Soraa’s LED MR16 Lamps Receive Energy Star Label

Soraa announced that eight of their most popular MR16 products have been recognized with the ENERGY STAR qualification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the first full-visible-spectrum LEDs to attain this qualification. The ENERGY STAR label certifies that Soraa’s MR16 products have met the stringent energy efficiency standards and performance criteria established by the EPA.
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2014-04-30

Brazil Football Stadiums Install Philips lighting ahead of Summer Tournament

Royal Philips announced that it is lighting 9 of 12 stadiums that will be used as venues for this summer’s soccer tournament in Brazil. Philips’ will add spectacle and excitement through its advanced lighting solutions. The façades of five stadiums will be lit high lighting the architecture of these great landmarks, while the pitch lighting at five out of 12 stadiums will ensure that TV watchers can see every moment, emotion and detail of the beautiful game. 
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2014-04-30

Mouser Electronics Receives Top Sales Award from Philips Lumileds

Mouser Electronics, Inc., an engineering resource and global authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, announced that it has been named Top Catalog Distributor for 2013 by Philips Lumileds, an industry leader in LED lighting, with a comprehensive portfolio of high-power, mid-power, array, and color LEDs.
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2014-04-29

ForceField Energy Completes Acquisition of American Lighting & Distribution

ForceField Energy Inc., a designer, seller and distributor of energy products and solutions, today announced that it completed the acquisition of American Lighting & Distribution ("American Lighting" or "ALD"). Based in San Diego, California, American Lighting is a leading energy-efficient, commercial lighting specialist with over 20,000 installed customers and standing relationships with many major California utilities, including Pacific Gas and Electric Company ("PG&E"), Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric. ALD reported unaudited revenues of approximately $7.0 million in 2013, with adjusted EBITDA in excess of $900,000, or a 13% EBITDA margin.
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2014-04-29

LumiThera Receives Notice of LSDF Grant Award

LumiThera Inc., a medical device company focused on the development of non-invasive light emitting diode (LED) treatment for ocular disorders and disease, today announced it is a recipient of a Washington State Life Sciences Discovery Award (LSDF) grant. LumiThera was 1 of 5 recipients of the LSDF grants each worth $250,000 to provide for proof of concept studies.
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2014-04-28

Showa Denko’s New Plant Cultivation Method Adopted in Okinawa

Showa Denko announces that its proprietary LED lighting equipment and high-speed plant growth technology (Shigyo MethodTM) have been adopted by Gushiken Co., Ltd., a major bread maker in Okinawa.  The company, led by President Hisao Gushiken, is headquartered in Uruma City, Okinawa Prefecture.
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2014-04-28

Steel Manufacturing Giant Replaces Various LED Lines with Induction Lighting

Earlier this year, the Gerdau facility located in Knoxville, Tennessee began searching for a lighting solution that could replace their current metal halide fixtures and withstand the heat of its facilities, while maintaining enough lumens to create visibility in its dimly lit locations. Gerdau is a leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world.
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2014-04-28

Xeleum LED Lighting Selected by Lee Farm Corporate Park

Lee Farm announced that installation of Xeleum LED lighting in its public spaces and hallways has been completed at its corporate park location in Danbury Connecticut. Overall management of the project, which included installation of 107 Xeleum Cobalt 2 x 2 LED 24 Watt fixtures, was performed by USALED.
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2014-04-25

Philips LED Luminaires and Retrofit Bulbs Licensing Program Reaches 400th Licensee Milestone

 Royal Philips announced the signing of its 400th licensee - Dotlux GmbH - to its LED Luminaires and Retrofit Bulbs Licensing Program, a growth of 100 licensees since May last year. Philips is committed to fostering LED industry growth and creating a level playing field by giving companies access to its wide portfolio of patented LED system technologies and solutions. By making available more than 210 inventions (comprising over 1200 granted patents), Philips aims to open up new business opportunities and possibilities for companies globally.
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2014-04-23

TSLC Launches Headlamp Products at Auto China 2014

After long time testing and verification, TSLC has released its new LED headlamp products. The products fulfill customer’s performance, quality, and price requirements in cooperation with automotive companies. The headlamp products are especially suitable for automotive and motorcycle headlight application due to its excellent high thermal stability, and high luminance characteristics.  
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2014-04-23

Novagant Releases LED Innovation to Boost Cannabis Cultivation Yield

Novagant, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired full proprietary and intellectual property rights to a newly invented light device that can provide programmable and adjustable lighting intended for the indoor growth and cultivation of plants but with a specialization for cannabis plants. This invention will have one of the best pound per watt yield in the industry.
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2014-04-21

NVC LIGHTING – A COMPANY TO LOOK OUT FOR

NVC Lighting is getting a lot of international exposure at present.  It is the main sponsors of the Diving World Series, an international diving competition that tours the globe in 6 stages from Beijing to Mexico.  From March 20th to 22nd it was the turn of Dubai to host this, and it was wildly popular.  NVC Lighting has also been running a series of informative seminars through the Middle East.  Starting in Muscat on 20th March, then Dubai (24th), Doha (26th) and Riyadh (1st April), these have been designed to inform lighting professionals ab...
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2014-04-18

Taiwan MOE Attends EXPOLUX Brazil to Deepen Presence in Southern Hemisphere Market

The Green Trade Project Office under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has continued to deepen its presence in the emerging Southern Hemisphere market, leading a delegation of Taiwanese LED lighting manufacturers to participate in the biennial EXPOLUX trade show scheduled to be held on April 22-26 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in an effort to help Taiwanese companies expand business opportunities.
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2014-04-17

Osram and Flex-N-Gate Cooperate to Launch World’s First Pickup with Full LED Front Lighting

One of America's legendary pickup trucks, and the biggest seller in the USA, is now blazing the pioneer trail in lighting thanks to Osram. The 2015 model of the Ford F-150 will be the world's first pickup on the market with a complete LED forward lighting solution from Osram. 
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2014-04-15

Electro-Matic and Kingsun Form Joint Venture to Grow US LED Lighting Business

Detroit area electronics technology firm Electro-Matic Products, Inc. recently completed a joint venture partnership agreement with Kingsun Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., a global leader in commercial and industrial LED lighting solutions. The agreement will primarily benefit the Electro-Matic Visual Products Group, which builds and markets finished LED lighting fixtures for a variety of outdoor and indoor commercial lighting and display applications.
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2014-04-15

AUO to Launch UHD 4K Curved LCD TV Displays with Wide Color Gamut

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") announced  that it will set “Experience the Ultimate with Curved Ultra High Definition” as the theme and participate in China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014 in Shenzhen from April 10 to 12. AUO will demonstrate its full series of 42 to 65-inch UHD 4K curved LCD TV displays with wide color gamut that are mass produced ahead of the industry, curved monitor displays, and ultra high resolution smartphone displays. The Company aims to satisfy consumers' diverse needs for visual enjoyment with its ultra high resolution and complete product lines. 
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE