2021-07-21

New Growth at Domaine Vincent: A Farmer Who Saw the Light

  At first glance, nothing would have suggested Marc Vincent would become a farmer barely 15 years ago. Up to that point, this engineer by trade had been a plant manager for a major industrial company, where electromechanics, automation and state-of-the-art technology were his passion and his bread and butter.   The Start of a Great Adventure   It all began when Marc and his wife, Aude, a horse lover, purchased a farm to board their animals. The orchard on the property in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac in Quebec’s Lower Laurentians had been abandoned....
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2021-04-06

GE Current, a Daintree Company, Announces the Acquisition of Forum Lighting

CLEVELAND, April 5, 2021—GE Current, a Daintree company (Current), today announced the acquisition of Forum Inc. (Forum), a privately held, Pittsburgh-based architectural linear luminaire company with a 50-plus-year record of high-quality exceptional products and proven manufacturing capabilities. Forum has manufactured lighting for numerous landmark projects, including the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York City, Cleveland Clinic and the Roberto Clemente Bridge in Pittsburgh. This transaction expands Current’s architectura...
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2020-11-20

Nichia Corporation Becomes First to License TriGain® Technology from GE Current, a Daintree company

Nichia Corporation can now use industry leading TriGain® technology for superior color rendering and efficiency across its LED chip portfolio for use in general illumination applications Today it was announced that Nichia Corporation will become the first to license TriGain® technology from GE Current, a Daintree company and deploy it into their LED chip portfolio for lighting applications globally. TriGain®, a potassium fluorosilicate (PFS) phosphor, is a breakthrough in phosphor technology that improves the color rendering for LEDs through its unique red emission, without sacrificing efficiency. Other solutions take a significant efficiency penalty to achieve similar color rendering.
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2020-09-23

GE Current Steps into the Disinfecting Application Market with Its New UV LED-equipped Lighting Product

GE Current announced its disinfecting lighting product based on the latest patent pending technology. These solutions represent a first line of defense that fights a broad spectrum of germs including the SARS-CoV-2 virus around the clock. GE Current’s 365DisInFx™ technology leverages a business’ existing lighting infrastructure to deliver germicidal UV light in places where people gather. The technology implement UVA LED and demonstrated a 99.7% disinfecting rate of common pathogens on surfaces over an eight-hour period at 3 W/m2 with in-vitro t...
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2020-07-15

GE Current and Pointr Partner to Reopen Buildings with IoT Smart Lighting

GE Current and Pointr announced their partnership to leverage the edge of smart lighting based on IoT technology for safe reopens of large buildings. Especially at the time when COVID-19 still post threat to the communities. The smart lighting technology of GE Current combined with Pointr’s location-based services developed enhanced space management applications for retailers, warehouses and industrial premises. Through mobile devices, owners of buildings and public areas can understand the precise location of employees and visitors. (Image: GE Current) G...
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2020-07-14

GE Current Introduces New Product Extensions for Easier Sign or Signage Installation

GE Current, a Daintree company, has unveiled two extensions to its Tetra family, as well as a third generation update to the Select TX™ that improves loading by 25%. (Image: GE Current) The Tetra® Snap features a snap design that allows sign makers to snap LED modules into an aluminum extrusion. This design eliminates the need for screws, and allows users the flexibility to customize the product choosing between three different light levels, hitting a maximum 1,000 lumens per foot. Combined with Current’s patented OptiLens X optical design, this ...
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2020-06-05

GE Current to Expand Smart Lighting Solutions in Canada with Omnilumen Technical Products and GS Lighting Group

GE Current, a Daintree company recently named Omnilumen Technical Products and GS Lighting Group as new agents in the Province of Ontario, Canada. Omnilumen Technical products is covering the Greater Toronto Area for luminaires and wired and wireless controls. GS Lighting Group is covering the province of Ontario for the Lamps & Ballast business, on top of continuing to manage the line for the region of Southwest Ontario. These partnerships will bring Current’s expansive portfolio of lighting and digital controls solutions to more businesses throu...
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2020-05-08

GE Current Sets up a New Distribution Center in Atlanta, U.S

GE Current, a Daintree company announced on May 4 that it has opened a new distribution center in the greater Atlanta area in the U.S. With the addition of this location to its distribution network, GE Current will be able to provide same-day and next-day service to its lighting and controls customers regionally. The company aims to meet the growing needs of its customer in the southeastern United State. (Image: GE Current) Georgia State has started to reopen its shops and business amid the coronavirus pandemic since April 24, which could be an advantage for G...
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2020-05-05

Ubicquia Acquires Smart City Platform from GE Current

Connected streetlights and smart city solution supplier Ubicquia announced that it has acquired smart city platform from GE Current, a Daintree Company. Ubicquia bought all CityIQ® assets including technology, related patents and contracts with major customers and cities across the US and Canada. In addition, all CityIQ Development, Sales and Customer Success team members across Montreal and Cleveland will be fully integrated into Ubicquia’s organization. (Image: Ubicquia) The CityIQ platform has been applied in several cities in the U.S. and ...
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2020-03-20

GE Current Provides Tips for Growers when Choosing Horticulture LEDs

GE Current offered some advices for LED horticulture grow lights for how to choose the most suitable LED lightings for controlled environment. A few concepts were proposed by the company regarding the idea of full-spectrum. The first thing GE Current pointed out that it is critical to learn that “full spectrum” actually has no strict definition and is not specific to any industry, standard or code. The term, according to GE Current, is rather a marketing label to describe light sources that emulate natural daylight (“white” light). As such, full ...
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2019-12-12

GE Current Appoints New CEO, Manish Bhandari

GE Current, which was sold to American Industry Partners and changed the name from Current, powered by GE into GE Current, a Daintree company, announced the appointment of Manish Bhandari as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He succeeds Randall Swift, a partner at parent company American Industrial Partners (AIP), who has served as the interim president and CEO. (Image: GE Current) “Current’s extensive, controls-driven lighting portfolio is in an industry led by innovation,” said Bhandari. “It is a great honor to have...
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2016-12-23

Factory Pipe in California Slashes Energy Costs with Efficient Solar and LED Installations from GE Current

Factory Pipe, a manufacturer of high-performance exhaust systems, is collaborating with Current, powered by GE, to make its Ukiah, California headquarters more efficient. The company is offsetting 75% of its energy use through Current’s rooftop solar offering and saving close to 60% in lighting-related energy use with an LED lighting retrofit in its manufacturing warehouse.
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2016-09-09

Qualcomm Partners with Current, Powered by GE on Lighting Infrastructure at its San Diego Smart Campus

The Qualcomm Smart Campus in San Diego is upping its IQ with the addition of smart, digital sensing technology from Current, powered by GE. GE and Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies, today announced that Current’s sensors, microservices and intelligent LED infrastructure will help drive more energy efficiency, operational savings for Qualcomm’s award-winning Smart Campus, all while extending the company’s existing intelligent environments showcase for visiting customers.
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2016-06-20

GE Current CEO Talks about Large Scale Commercial Lighting

Having headed GE Current for eight months, Maryose Sylvester shares some insights about the challenges she faces in an interview with 5 On Your Side.
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2015-12-09

GE Current Hires IBM Executive to Develop Smart Lighting Products

In October, GE launched Current, a startup focusing on bringing to market a holistic energy-as-a-service offering absent from the industry today. Former IBM Watson executive John Gordon just became Current’s first chief digital officer.
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 - Osconiq E 2835 CRI 90 (QD) expands ams OSRAM's portfolio of lighting solutions that provide very high quality in a new mid-power LED. - In-house Quantum Dot technology ensures outstanding efficiency values of over 200 lm/W, even at... READ MORE

San Jose, CA – July 13, 2021 – Lumileds today introduced its new LUXEON 2835 Commercial LEDs engineered and designed to support the growing demand for a high volume, high-efficacy mid-power LED to serve commercial indoor lighting a... READ MORE