2012-05-28

LEDinside:European LED commercial lighting market value to increase by 7 times in four years, hit US$1.9 billion by 2015

According to TrendForce’s “2011-2015 European LED Lighting Market Report” by the LED research division LEDinside, European LED lighting market’s rapid growth is attributed to the energy-saving awareness and high electricity prices in Europe, especially the latter. For example, if a 7W LED light bulb (a replacement for 40W incandescent light bulb) is used for eight hours a day for a month (31 days), it can save 8 kWh compared to using an 40W incandescent light bulb. With the electricity prices of EU-27, US$2 can be saved every month by...
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2012-05-10

Light+Building 2012 Report V: Decorative Lighting

Hall 6 at Light+Building 2012 was for decorative lighting exhibitions, where the major European lighting companies showcased their latest endeavors. The exhibiting products consisted of assorted decorative lighting products, including indoors chandelier, table lamp and lighting decorations.   Unlike the excessive lighting at other halls, Hall 6’s lighting gave out a magnificent vibe. The participating companies used a great amount of warm white lights to create a warm atmosphere.   Different types of crystal chandeliers have become a part of dec...
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2012-05-10

LEDinside: European LED Lighting Sees Rapid Growth, Architectural Lighting Triggers Strong Growth Surge

According to LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, European LED lighting market’s compound annual growth rate will hit 38% in the next five years, becoming another mature LED market besides Japan. In particular, the architectural lighting and commercial lighting markets are less price-sensitive, so they have higher acceptance of LED lighting, and therefore, LED’s penetration rate sees faster growth in both markets. According to LEDinside’s “2011-2015 European LED Lighting Market Report (2012 Version),” the global...
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2010-11-30

Panasonic is opening a facility in Serbia to make electronic ballasts and drivers

Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd. has decided to build a new company in Serbia to develop energy-efficient electronic devices (ballasts) for lighting fixtures. The new company will start in January 2011, which named Panasonic Electric Works Vossloh-Schwabe Serbia d.o.o. Volume production.
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2010-03-02

Dominant seeks European distributors

DOMINANT Semiconductors Sdn. Bhd. is a dynamic Malaysian company belonging to the world leading SMT LED manufacturers. It has an excellence driven organization and offers a comprehensive product range for all kind of lighting applications needed in the automotive, consumer, communications and industrial market segments.
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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