2021-08-02

Signify Foundation, City Hall of São Paulo and the Union of Residents support more than 25,000 people in the Paraisópolis favela through LED lighting

Transforms previously poorly lit spaces so residents can make their daily commute to work, school or leisure Enables extended opening hours, helping small businesses to generate more income, expanding employment opportunities and giving a boost to the local commerce ecosystem Benefits an estimated 25,000 inhabitants, further enabling productivity, safety, cultural and economic growth across the community   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has through the ...
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2021-07-26

Signify Reports Second Quarter Sales Of EUR 1.6 Billion, Operational Profitability Of 10.9% And A Free Cash Flow Of EUR 104 Million

Second quarter 20211 Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 83 million in Q1 21 to 862 million in Q2 21 Sales of EUR 1,609 million; 9.6% nominal sales growth and CSG of 14.1% LED-based sales represented 82% of total sales (Q2 2020: 80%) Adj. EBITA margin improved by 190 bps to 10.9% Net income increased to EUR 82 million (Q2 20: EUR 81 million) Free cash flow of EUR 104 million (Q2 20: EUR 158 million) Net debt/EBITDA ratio of 1.7x (Q2 20: 2.4x)   Eindhoven, the Netherlan...
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2021-07-13

Signify Announces Price Increase

Due to pressures felt throughout the global supply chain, including raw materials, commodities and logistics, Signify will implement price increases for a select portion of our professional lighting products, effective August 9, 2021. The price increases will occur within our Genlyte Solutions collection of luminaire brands and our Lamps and LED Electronics portfolios, namely the Philips and Advance brands. LED Lamps will increase an average of 5% Conventional Lamps will increase an average of 3% LED Electronics will increase an average of 3% Lamp El...
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2021-07-08

How UV-C Is Helping Dutch Theaters To Reopen With Peace Of Mind

Royal Theater Carré in Amsterdam and Theater De Ruchte in Someren are pioneering the use of Philips UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires in theaters The UV-C technology provides an additional layer of protection against infection on top of existing governmental guidelines UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires in test setup inactivated 99.99% of SARS-COV-2 in the air of a room within 10 minutes1   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is helping theater goers in th...
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2021-07-05

Signify Expands Smart City Offerings by Acquiring Telensa

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, announces today that it acquiredTelensa Holdings Ltd, a UK-based expert in wireless monitoring and control systems for smart cities. With Telensa, Signify adds a narrow-band and TALQ-compliant solution to its feature-rich, open and secured systems. This will enable Signify to service a broader group of customers, by making smart city infrastructure affordable to cities utilizing the unlicensed radio space. Telensa will continue to sell its systems under its own brand ...
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2021-06-09

Signify’s UV-C Disinfection Trolley Can Inactivate 99% of COVID-19 Virus and Helps Boost COVID-19 Fight

The Taiwanese government raised its COVID-19 alert to Level 3 amid a spike in domestic cases. To help with epidemic prevention, Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, developed a UV-C disinfection trolley that can break down 99% of SARS-CoV-2 virus in 6 seconds. Moreover, Signify has donated 10 trolleys to Taipei City in an attempt to stand with healthcare workers, police, and firefighters combating the pandemic. Coronavirus can last for a long time on specific surfaces, particularly on stainless steel and plastic surfaces for up to 3 days; expanded sp...
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2021-06-08

Signify Boosts Fan Experience In Major European Football Stadiums

Optimizes fan, broadcasting, and viewer experience ahead of Europe’s biggest international football tournament Enables greater flexibility for bespoke pre- and post-match entertainment Upgrades lighting in six of Europe’s top football stadiums, including Amsterdam, Munich and Rome Eindhoven, Netherlands - Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has upgraded the lighting of six of Europe’s top stadiums, perfectly on time for&nbs...
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2021-06-04

Signify Launches New and Future-Ready Philips Hue App

Improves app performance and enhances the user experience with easier automations, a new Hue scene gallery and more Serves as the foundation for the future of smart lighting Includes familiar user interface elements from the previous Philips Hue app and has been transformed to become sleeker than ever before.   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is further enhancing the user experience of millions of Philips Hue users around the globe as it launches the fourth generation of the Philips H...
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2021-05-04

New Philips TrueForce LED highbay universal offers a quick and easy payback solution at Ipsen production site in Germany

Photo Credit: Signify Provides first universal HID replacement product in the market for easy switch to LED Results in fast and easy installation Offers energy savings of up to 65% Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has introduced its new Philips TrueForce LED highbay universal lamps that are easy to install, save energy with low initial investment and are particularly suitable for industrial use, in warehouses, and retail areas. As such, LEDs can have a meaningful contribution to the E...
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2021-04-12

Signify’s new fish lights increase growth and improve the feed conversation ratio by harnessing the power of the sun

Provide light distribution specifically designed to enhance fish growth of many different fish species, including tilapia Fit any pond size and can Illuminate up to six hours after sunset  Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has launched new Philips solar fish grow lights that help to optimize farming for ponds, while harnessing the power of the sun. It provides spectral light specifically designed to suit many fish species, including tilapia. The grow lights enable fish farmers to increase fish producti...
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2021-02-17

Signify’s LED lighting helps The Kingfish Company to accelerate eco-friendly fish growth

Improves energy efficiency, optimizes feed conversion and reduces costs Allows Kingfish to exceed system design output by as much as 30% Promotes consistent growth of land-grown Yellowtail fish and helps to reduce stress in fish Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, supplied Kingfish Company with Philips Aquaculture photoperiodic LED lighting products to optimize fish growth and feed conversion at the world’s first sustainable land-grown aquaculture facility for Yellowtail fish. The lights prov...
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2021-01-28

Signify Will Halt Production at Its Factory in Tupelo, and Professional Indoor Lighting Products Will Be Affected

According to foreign media, in order to deal with the current status of lighting industry, Signify will halt production at its factory in Tupelo, Mississippi. Before the end of 3Q21, the production of its DayBrite and Chloride professional indoor lighting solutions will be transferred to its factories in San Marcos, Texas and Monterrey, Mexico. This transfer also includes some indoor lighting R&D. Sales, marketing, IT teams and key R&D will continue to run in Tupelo. According to Signify, due to the transformation in the lighting industry, this chan...
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2021-01-06

Signify Works with Honeywell to Promote UV-C, Smart and Human-centric Lightings

Signify has formed a strategic alliance with Honeywell on December 21, 2020 and will work on the comprehensive smart lighting solutions in the field of commercial buildings. According to the agreement, Honeywell’s Building Management Systems and its Forge enterprise performance management platform will be integrated with Signify’s Interact connected lighting system and software and its UV-C disinfection lighting. In addition, Signify will also offer human-centric lighting such as NatureConnect. With Signify’s connected LED lighting system In...
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2020-12-24

Smarter Lighting, Better Driving: Gran Canaria Installs Signify’s Interact City On Main Highway

The combination of Philips DigiStreet luminaires and Interact provides an energy saving of 80% Minimizes light pollution with the 2700K color temperature fully in compliance with local regulations on preserving night sky without compromising road safety and driving experience Zhaga connectors make the highway ready for the future, enabling sensing capabilities for monitoring environmental conditions such as motion, tilt, vibration, and noise   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is transforming G...
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2020-12-23

Signify And Honeywell Team Up To Deploy Integrated Lighting Solutions To Improve Occupant Experience

Honeywell adds Signify’s lighting systems and software to its Healthy Buildings solutions to improve occupant experience, productivity and wellbeing Includes Signify’s UV-C disinfection lighting, connected lighting, human-centric lighting and occupancy, space and environmental monitoring Integrating smart LED lighting solutions with building management systems can help buildings improve energy consumption   Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, and Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a ...
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2020-11-17

Top Dutch Soccer Club to Collaborate with Signify for Installation of UVC Disinfection System

Signify recently announced that it has reached an agreement to partner with top Netherlands-based soccer (association football) club PSV Eindhoven to install under-ceiling UVC air disinfection systems from Philips in the club’s facilities. A total of 15 such systems will be installed for the club, in locations including lockers rooms in the Philips Stadion and indoor spaces in De Herdgang training facility. In particular, three UVC air disinfection systems will be installed in each of the locker rooms for the home and away teams in the Stadion, while Signify...
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2020-10-16

Signify Supplies LED Lighting to Support GoodLeaf Farms’ All Year Food Production

Signify reported that its horticulture LED lighting product was selected by GoodLeaf Community Farms in Canada to enhance food production. GoodLeaf grows and packs fresh greens year-round, operating a 4,000-square-metre indoor vertical farm in Ontario, Canada, which is now fully operational to supply some of the largest Canadian retail chains. The vertical farm is fully automated and equipped with the latest LED lighting technology for growing indoors. By providing a controlled environment, Philips Greenpower LED production modules enable GoodLeaf to shorten prod...
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2020-09-11

Signify Achieves Carbon Neutrality and to Double the Positive Impact

Signify has dedicated to sustainability with several different approaches and now the company proudly announced that it has achieved carbon neutrality for all its operations across the world as well as using 100% renewable electricity. Signify has reduced its operational emissions by more than 70% since 2010, having shifted to more energy-efficient technologies at its sites, to more sustainable modes of transport and optimized logistics planning, and to less travel in a more sustainable way. It also uses 100% renewable electricity, supported through two power purchase agreements, one...
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2020-09-03

Signify Partners ScaleAQ to Support Sustainable Fish Farming

Signify and ScaleAQ join forces in a global strategic partnership for sustainable Aquaculture solutions, to optimize feed conversion in the most efficient way and contribute to the food challenges the world is facing. Together the two companies will improve fish welfare, production and yield for fish farmers by providing an optimal light spectrum, light distribution and control system so farmers can customize the light recipes to their specific needs. Optimal lighting improves fish welfare and results in a better feed conversion ratio and lower maturation rate. It also protects fi...
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2020-08-27

Signify Partners EDZCOM to Accelerate LiFi Adoption in the Manufacturing Industries

Signify and EDZCOM, the Nordic market leader in Edge Connectivity, will join forces to introduce Trulifi by Signify, two-way wireless network connectivity through infrared and visible light, into industrial applications. The partnership will apply to Signify’s LiFi solutions, branded Trulifi, in the manufacturing industries. (Image: EDZCOM/Signify) Trulifi uses infrared and visible light waves to enable a highly reliable, secure two-way wireless communication at speeds far above most conventional wireless technologies. Trulifi offers immunity to interfe...
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2020-08-18

First Hand Football Game Reports Supported by Signify’s Trulif LiFi Connection

Last September, Volkspark stadium in Humburg, Germany, installed Signify’s LiFi system Trulifi. The system has provided fast and reliable internet connectivity for the journalists and photographers reporting the 2019-2020 season. Stadiums usually have difficulties offering stable and reliable connections for the press center during large sport games as wireless signal in these bustling locations was prone to overload. To tackle the issue, the Volksparkstadion in Hamburg installed LiFi system which uses light to transmit data and allows up to a blistering 250Mbps for...
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2020-08-14

Signify to Close Production Facility in Kansas, US and Move to Poland and India

Dutch lighting company Signify is planning to close its production facility in Salina, a city in Kansas, U.S., reported local news “Salina Post.” (Image: Signify) The production facility in Kansas manufactures conventional lighting products. As the demands continues to decline, Signify said it will leverage economies of scale and improve efficiencies by relocating the production of conventional lighting products to its facilities in Poland and India. The company will gradually start the transition and plans to close the facility in Kansas in the second ...
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2020-08-11

LED Horticultural Lighting as Enabler of Sustainable Food Production, Says Signify

Global warming, climate changes and increasing world population are posing threats to the planet we are living on and putting pressure on food security. Leading lighting supplier Signify recently shares its viewpoint of how horticulture lighting based on LED technology can be an enabler for sustainable alternative food production. Signify suggests that using artificial lights in horticulture is one way to increase demand without driving up the resource usage. Grow lights can either supplement natural daylight or replace it entirely. Using them creates a controlled farming envi...
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2020-07-24

Signify Maintains Profitable in 2Q20 and Increases UVC Light Capacity

Signify announced the company’s 2020 second quarter results with sales of EUR 1.469 billion (US$ 1.7 billion). Comparable sales decreased by 22.5% due to the COVID-19 impact. However, the company still managed to maintain a profitable adjusted EBITA margin of 9%. (Image: Signify) The company also reported a net income of EUR 81 million (US$ 94.03 million) which increased by 61.5% YoY as a result of lower restructuring costs and one-time non-cash tax benefits from changes in the organizational structure. LED-based sales accounted for 80% of total ...
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2020-06-22

Signify to Connect Half Million Smart Streetlights in New York

Signify announced its partnership with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to support the Smart Street Lighting NY project of the state. The Smart Street Lighting NY program was launched in 2018 with the aim to replace streetlights in New York State. Signify is going to provide its Interact City IoT lighting system to connect LED luminaires and further help cities of the state to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint. To date, more than 50,000 LED streetlights have been installed or are currently being installed under the program. (Im...
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2020-06-17

Signify’s UVC Lights Validated by Boston University to Effectively Inactivate COVID-19 Virus

Signify collaborated with the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) at Boston University in the US on a research that validates the effectiveness of Signify’s UVC light sources on the inactivation of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Since the start of the SARS CoV-2 pandemic, Dr. Anthony Griffiths, Associate Professor of Microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine and his team have been working on developing tools to support scientific advancement in this field. During their research they have t...
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2020-06-10

Aquaculture LED Lighting to Optimize Growth Results and Reduce Sea Lice Treatment

LED lighting not only supports and optimize the growth of plants, it can also help fish farming. Signify announced its latest innovation in aquaculture LED lighting with related product that improve land- and marine-based cultivation of salmon, seabass and seabream. The unique light distribution also lead to less exposure to sea lice, reducing treatment up to 50%. According to Signify, light is a powerful tool for enhancing fish production and welfare. With an optimized contrast ratio, Philips aquaculture LED lighting supports a lower food conversion ratio and the right lig...
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2020-06-08

Signify Sets Another Sustainable Goal to Cut Plastic Package for Consumer Product by 2021

Signify has committed to its sustainable goals including reducing carbon emission and achieving circular economy. Last week, the Dutch Company further announced another target to eliminate plastic usage in packaging. Signify announced that it will now start phasing out all plastics from packaging for consumer-related products with the aim to be plastic-free in 2021. By phasing out plastic used for consumer product packaging, Signify will avoid the use of over 2,500 tonnes of plastics per year. This is equal to 125 million PET bottles which, placed in a row, would stretch more t...
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2020-05-26

Signify to Appoint New CFO Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa

Signify announced the appointment of Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), succeeding René van Schooten, who currently holds the position on an interim basis. The appointment will become effective on June 15, 2020. Javier most recently held the position of CFO for Grupo Telepizza, a food operator, ultimately leading the process to take the company private in 2019. Signify will propose the appointment of Javier van Engelen to the Board of Management at an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM), to be h...
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2020-05-25

Signify to Meet New EU Ecodesign and Energy Labeling Regulations with Its Lighting Products

Signify announced that its lighting portfolio will meet the new EU Ecodesign and Energy labeling regulations, which will affect all lighting products in the EU Member States from September 2021 onwards. The new regulations are representative of the enormous transition that has taken place in the lighting industry. (Image: Signify) The new Ecodesign regulation combines the current three EU regulations on lighting into one. It introduces stricter energy efficiency requirements. Together with the new regulation on Energy Labeling it means that the energy labels for al...
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