New C-Lite LED Lighting by Cree Offers Easy Choice for Contractors and Distributors

Cree announces C-Lite LED Lighting by Cree (C-Lite), a portfolio of LED lighting products that offers electrical distributors and contractors a broad range of stock and flow items with the energy efficiency and performance they expect.  The new portfolio complements market-leading Cree and Essentia by Cree branded lighting products, making available high performance Cree-backed products across market segments.
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Cao Lighting Files Patent Lawsuit against Light Efficient Design and Its Distributors

CAO Lighting filed a patent infringement suit against Light Efficient Design, LLC and its distributor EWS in Federal Court in Boise, Idaho, for infringement of its U.S. Patent No. 6,465,961 on Oct. 28, 2016.
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MechaTronix Signs Agreement with European Distributor Avnet Abacus

Avnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, has signed a pan-European distribution agreement with Taiwan-based MechaTronix, an important player in the global market for LED cooling solutions.
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OptoDrive Appoints New Distributor in Australia and New Zealand

OptoDrive, with its LED lighting modules, continues to expand its worldwide network by appointing Glasslite Pty Ltd as its Australian and New Zealand distributor. This new appointment is a welcomed new addition to our existing network which currently successfully supplies to Europe, UK, USA and many other parts of the world. Glasslite is currently working in cooperation with another Australian company that specialises in the design and manufacture of medical examination lights –
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Distributor Survey Reveals Opportunities for LED Manufacturers

A survey of electrical and lighting distributors recently conducted shows the importance of the sales channel for LED lighting manufacturers in gaining access to the emerging solid-state lighting market.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition a... READ MORE

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE