Steve Barlow Joins Lumileds as SVP of Illumination

Lumileds announced the appointment of Steve Barlow as Senior Vice President (SVP) of its Illumination Business, effective May 22. Barlow rejoins Lumileds from Cree, Inc., where he served as SVP of sales and business development, responsible for the lighting division products, channels and revenue growth. 
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Global Lighting Companies’ Market Strategies in the Post LED Lighting Era

From 2011 to 2015, the global LED general lighting market undoubtedly underwent the most dramatic changes. LED lighting technologies witnessed unprecedented advancements during these 5 years, contributing to expanded range of applications: from indicator lights to lighting fixtures; from lighting fixtures to outdoor landscape lighting; and from display backlighting to general lighting. LEDs have been invincible and grabbed the market shares of incandescent lamps, fluorescent lamps, and HID lamps.
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Cutting-Edge Lighting Solutions Market Indicating Steady Growth as Industry Opportunities Expand

The global custom and state-of-the-art lighting market is seeing a uptick in activity in the market as a result of latest advancements in lighting technology and applications. The market is witnessing rapid advancements as well as uses for lighting technologies, while the LED lighting technologies dominated the market in terms of revenue contribution in 2016. Lighting solutions and advancements in the market of note this week include: AV1 Group, Inc., Cree Inc., Koninklijke Philips N.V, Amazon.com, Inc., General Electric.
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BizVibe Expands Their B2B Networking Platform to the Electricals and Lighting Industry

BizVibe announced that their B2B networking platform has expanded to the electricals and lighting industry. This is the fourth focus industry of the networking platform in addition to textiles, food and beverage, and healthcare and fitness.
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The Lighting Industry today, tomorrow and beyond, an interview with LIA President, Peter Scott

What would be your prediction for lighting in 10 years’ time? What effect do you think Brexit will have on the UK lighting industry? Who will be the movers and shakers in our industry looking forward 5 and 10 years? During an interview, Peter Scott, the President and CEO of the LIA, would like to share with us his insights concerning the future of the lighting industry. 
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Elemental LED’s Chief Strategy Officer Joins List of Esteemed Leaders in the Lighting Industry

Elemental LED announced today that Matt John, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of Business & Product Development, has been recognized by the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) with the Forces Under 40 award. The program is aimed at rewarding the achievements of young and dynamic leaders in the lighting industry.  Those recognized will be publicly honored at the 2017 NAILD Conference on February 19-22, 2017 in Orlando, Florida, as well as featured in Today’s Lighting Distributor magazine.
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ERP Launches LED Driver for Lighting Industry

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and efficient LED drivers for the lighting industry, today announced the next generation of drivers for outdoor LED lighting fixtures will be demonstrated October 27-30, 2016 at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair. The ERP next generation LED driver design is one-fifth smaller than similar capacity drivers in the industry; programmable for flexible deployment in a broad range of constant current or constant voltage applications; intelligent with wired and wireless controls; and high efficiency to reduce electricity consumption. 
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LED Lighting Spurs Global Lighting Industry Growth in 2014

The global lighting market value approximated US $11.16 billion in 2013, and is estimated to grow 4 percent to US $11.62 billion this year, according to statistics compiled by Taiwan’s Photonics Industry and Technology Association (PIDA). Although, the lighting market still mainly consists of fluorescent lamps, incandescent bulbs, and other types of light sources such as halogen lamps; LED lights have become a major market growth driver.
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The National Lighting Bureau’s Board of Directors Share Insight on a Variety of Lighting Industry Topics

The National Lighting Bureau’s Board of Directors give an interview on topics including the role of market channels, the role of education, photopic/scotopic effect, perception of brightness and more.
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Cree and Zumtobel team up to supply LED Downlights in Europe

Recently, Cree Inc., a market leader in LED lighting, announces a long-term strategic agreement with the Austrian Zumtobel Group, a global market leader in the professional lighting industry and listed on the Vienna stock exchange, to supply LED downlights to the European market.
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Asahi Kasei Corporation, a leader in developing high-performance UVC LEDs, today announced the Klaran™ Reactor series, the only third-party tested and validated out-of-the-box water purification technology for original equipment manufact... READ MORE

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces an expansion of the XLamp® High Current LED Array family with new CMT LEDs that extend Cree’s latest metal-based chip-on-board (COB) LED technology to the most prevalent COB form ... READ MORE