2018-12-03

VividGro Relocates Its LED Fixtures Production Back to the U.S. to Diminish Impacts from the Trade War

VividGro, the horticultural LED division of Lighting Science, announced that it has built partnerships with U.S. suppliers to domestically produce LED fixtures with cost-effective solutions and has moved back its manufacturing lines back to the U.S. since the beginning of 2018. VividGro has relocated its production and assembly of all of its product lines in Rockledge, Florida, since the first quarter of 2018. Through strategic partnerships with domestic suppliers, the company has minimized its overseas sourcing and managed to create local job opportunities with its pro...
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2018-11-30

NEC to Sell Lighting Subsidiary in April 2019

NEC announced that it will remove the lighting business from its group and sell its lighting subsidiary, NEC Lighting, to a new company founded by Japan Mirai Capital on April 1st, 2019. According to the announcement of NEC, the intense price competition in the LED lighting market has led to deficit of its lighting business in the recent ten years. Therefore, NEC decided to withdraw the lighting business which the company has been running for more than six decades. (Image: pixabay) NEC began to produce fluorescent light since 1952 and established NEC Li...
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2018-11-30

London’s Illuminated River Project Powered by Signify

Signify has been announced as the connected lighting partner to illuminate up to 15 of London’s iconic bridges by 2022. In July, the City of London Corporation has passed a project, named “Illuminated River,” to incorporate the 15 bridges on the River Thames for setting up lighting installation. Signify won the contract to supply its Interact Landmark system and Philips Color Kinetics LED luminaires to light up the bridges with dynamic, artistic lighting effects via its centrally managed software. In addition, Signify will provide lifecycle services...
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2018-11-30

【TILS 2019】MEAN WELL Launches XLG-25/50 Series 25/50W Constant Power Mode LED Driver

For LED luminaires application, MEAN WELL officially releases the new generation waterproof LED driver series—XLG series. The whole XLG series, which has been highly expected by the market, covers from 25W to 250W. It can be used for LED Bay light/Street light/Horticulture lighting and flood light applications. XLG series applies the constant current and constant power design, which remarkably enhances the convenience of integrating model selection. The design of XLG Series makes the model selection easier and reduces the pressure of stock. (I...
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2018-11-29

Edison Opto’s Profit Grows following Its Shift to Automotive LED Lighting Modules

Taiwanese LED packager Edison Opto has shifted its business focus from LED lighting to LED automotive lighting modules due to the decreasing profit of its conventional lighting business. The portfolio adjustment has come into effect with the company reporting the highest profit margin in the past five year despite its lukewarm revenue performance. (Image: Edison Opto) Edison Opto posted a revenue of NT$ 639 million (US$ 20.71 million) for 3Q18 with on quarter decrease of 14% and on year decrease of 7.4%. However, the quarterly profit margin came to the highest p...
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2018-11-29

Cree Releases New Lighting System FLEX Series LED Troffer

Cree introduced a new lighting system which enables limitless lighting design for architects and lighting specialists. According to Cree, its FLEX Series LED Troffer offers an opportunity to LED replacement as recessed fluorescent troffers comprise 50 percent of all luminaires used in the U.S. commercial market, according to the Department of Energy. The FLEX Series LED Specification troffer, featured with its slim luminaire style, offers design flexibility to fits different ceiling type. With five customizable inner-optic choices, architects and designers ...
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2018-11-26

Lighting Products News: Thorn Releases Mounted Light and Zumtobel Upgrades Architectural Lighting System

Thorn Lighting and Zumtobel have launched new lighting products to improve their portfolio. Thorn debuted new wall light Katona which has 50,000 hour lifetime and is ideal for indoor and outdoor applications such as corridors, stairwells, entrance halls, and storage rooms. The mounted light is designed to withstand difficult environment conditions like humidity, dust or even accidental damage. According to Thorn, the new luminaire product also minimizes the accumulation of dirt and dust, ensuring easy cleaning and maintenance. Katona offers lumen outputs ranging from 1000 lm t...
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2018-11-22

Modern and Historic Landmarks of Shanghai Shines with Lighting from Signify

Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, has implemented its largest architectural lighting project in Shanghai. The project created a dynamic lighting for Shanghai’s waterfront, three bridges and over 40 buildings in the city. As part of the regeneration of the financial and tourist districts of Shanghai, Signify has installed more than 50,000 Philips luminaires. These illuminate buildings along the waterfront as well as the Yangpu, Nanpu and Xupu bridges. Signify’s Interact Landmark system is being used to control and manage lighting on building rooftops...
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2018-11-21

Lava Tunnel in Iceland Lit up with Anolis’ LED Fixtures

Czech-based Anolis Lighting has illustrated a fascinating lighting project in Lava Tunnel, Iceland. The creative lighting installation in the lava cave tunnel was designed by Agust Gunnlaugsson, a lighting designer at EFLA Engineers, using Anolis’ LED fixtures. “Lava Tunnel” is a spectacular lava tube tunnel - one of the longest in Iceland at 1360 metres, and around 30 metres wide in places, with up to 10 metres of headroom. Its majestic and intricate interior collage of colors and textures is the result of massive volcanic eruptions 5000 years ago....
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2018-11-20

MaxLite Implements Temporary Order Surcharge Implement due to Increased Import Costs

U.S.-based LED lighting products producer MaxLite has announced that it would begin applying a temporary order surcharge after November 19th due to the significant escalation in international shipping rates and materials. The company will add six percent surcharge on top of the base price to all orders, purchase orders and quotes. According to MaxLite, it will adjust or cancel the surcharge when vessel supply and import costs stabilize. Meanwhile, MaxLite underlined that the product pricing will remain valid until the end of 2018. ...
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2018-11-20

Heliospectra to Provide Horticulture Lighting Solutions to European Growers

Heliospectra, the Swedish horticulture LED lighting solution provider, has reported new orders from John Innes Center, a British research center, and F&M 2017 DOO, a Macedonian medicinal cannabis provider. UK-based John Innes Centre focuses on researches on plant science and uses speed breading to accelerate research on wheat and other crops. The institute has installed Heliospectra’s LED grow light for its research project and successfully speeded up the growing cycle of wheat. John Innes Centre has ordered new ELIXIA and EOS lights from H...
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2018-11-16

Osram Adds New LED for General Lighting

Osram Opto Semiconductor has announced a new LED, Osconiq S3030. The LED is featured with long lifetime and robustness to fulfill the demands of general lighting products. Osconiq S3030 targets mid-power market for outdoor and industrial lighting applications, providing high quality and durability in various operating conditions. The individual components provide flexibility in forward voltage and luminous flux with an exceptional lifetime of 75.000 hours even at high temperatures. Together with an optimized phosphor, lead frame and chip design, the development of the Osc...
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2018-11-15

Orion Announces Financial Results for Q2 Fiscal 2019

Orion Energy Systems reported results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2019 ended September 30, 2018. The company posted a revenue of US$ 13.2 million for 2Q19, down14.3% YoY and 4% QoQ due to lower sales through the distribution channel and delays of certain projects. Gross margin declined to 19.3% in 2Q19, compared to 23.5% in 2Q18. According to Orion, the business in the U.S. is progressing significantly with its automotive, retail and public sector customers. With its capability to provide tailored LED lighting solutions, the growth momentum of Orion com...
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2018-11-15

Lawrence Lin Appointed CEO of LEDVANCE

The LEDVANCE Supervisory Board has appointed Lawrence Lin as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director of LEDVANCE. Lin, who most recently served as Chairman of the LEDVANCE Supervisory Board, will continue to drive the transition of LEDVANCE to become one of the global leaders in LED-based general lighting. Lin brings a successful track record and vast international management experience into his new position at LEDVANCE. In his latest role since 2015, as Executive General Manager at MLS, he was instrumental in...
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2018-11-13

Devoted in the European Lighting Market, WOFI Develops Diversified Channels for the New Era of LED Lighting

In recent years, with the development of LED industry becoming more and more mature, general lighting market has gradually become saturated, and major lighting brands have launched fierce competition in order to seize market share. Channel layout has become a key part of the competition for lighting companies. It is also an important way for lighting enterprises to improve product coverage, market share and market competitiveness. EVERLIGHT, as the benchmark for Taiwan’s LED packaging companies, knows the importance of channel distribution for lighting companies. ...
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2018-11-06

Rose Grower Uses LED horticulture Lighting from Signify for Dedicated Rose Spectrum

Porta Nova, a rose grower based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, is expanding its Philips GreenPower LED toplighting to trail a dedicated rose spectrum which will increase light levels year-round without increasing heat. The company decided to expand its invest of the lighting coverage to 5,000 square meters.
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2018-11-05

Signify Lights up World Flora Expo and Builds Smart Streetlight System in Taichung, Taiwan

The 2018 World Flora Exposition opened on November 3rd in Taichung, Taiwan. Signify has provided its lighting service to the pavilion of the Netherlands and helped to build the main installation art of the exposition. The company has also worked with the city of Taichung to set up LED streetlights with smart systems. 
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2018-11-05

Research Institute and AgTech Company Select Heliospectra’s LED Lighting Solutions

Heliospectra announced that a Spain-based medicinal plant research center and an AgTech company have ordered its LED lighting solutions. The production shipment of their orders is scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to Heliospectra.
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2018-11-02

DMF Lighting Says No Price Increases Due to Tariffs

DMF Lighting, a U.S. based LED lighting company has released a press release to emphasize that the company would not raise the prices of its products due to tariffs. The company addressed that it is committed to delivering the same products with value that customers have come to expect. According to DMF Lighting, the majority of its manufacturing facilities are located outside of China, making most of its products unaffected by the tariffs. Its supply chain is also not interrupted. “Our intention is to keep our prices at the same levels despite the Section 30...
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2018-11-02

Lighting Project at St. Peter’s Basilica by Osram to be Completed

Osram has kicked off a lighting project at St. Peter’s Basilica in October 2017. After a year of work, the project is going to be completed soon with the initial tests finished, according to the report of Lux.
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2018-10-31

Panther Vision Provides Lighting Solutions for Extreme Condition and Donates Products to NPO

Panther Vision, a manufacturer and distributor of lighted headwear, eyewear and safety gear, has provided its lighting solutions to assist in disaster relief efforts. The company has partnered with Team Rubicon, a nonprofit which provide immediate response to emergency situation caused by disasters.
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2018-10-30

Three Keys to Help Global Importers Win in the LED Market – LED Bulb Expert WELLMAX Provides Unrivalled Purchasing Experience

The Hong Kong International Lighting Fair is Asia’s largest and most influential professional lighting exhibition with the huge number of buyers and large trade volume. Every year at the Autumn Fair, the LED Bulb Expert- WELLMAX garners big success by offering customers excellent lighting experiences.
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2018-10-29

Heliospectra Reports Interim Management Statement for January – September 2018

Heliospectra AB, a Swedish lighting specialist for controlled environments horticulture, has presented its Interim Management Statement for January to September 2018.
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2018-10-29

Tesla LED Light Sources Supplier to Develop Mini/Micro LED Automotive Displays

Automotive LED light supplier Excellence Optoelectronics Inc (EOI) has reported its continuous yearly growth in the past three quarters of 2018 and announced that it plans to develop Mini LED and Micro LED displays for automotive applications and larger size displays. (Image: EOI) EOI has supplied its Flexible Uniflex rear lamp module and LED light sources for the center high-mounted stop lamp (CHMSL) for Tesla Model 3. Currently it ships 5000-6000 units per week for Tesla Model 3 and the company is looking forward to increasing the shipment. Si...
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2018-10-25

Signify Lights up China World Trade Center Tower

Signify announced that it has installed its architectural lighting into the façade of the China World Trade Center's (CWTC) Tower B, which is one of Beijing's tallest buildings.
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2018-10-24

LEDVANCE, MaxiLite and EarthTronics Release New LED Lighting Products

New lighting products have been released for various applications. LEDVANCE introduced a flexible LED strip lighting system for industrial use while MaxLite launched the Indirect Troffer for architectural interior lighting. Meanwhile, EarthTronics presented its Canopy LED series for commercial and industrial security illumination. LEDVANCE revealed its new TruSys LED luminaires which offer energy efficient lighting solutions that meet the demanding requirements of factories, workshops and warehouses. With the new flexible trunking system, TruSys prov...
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2018-10-22

Zumtobel Group Provides Lighting Solutions for FC Bayern München at Allianz Arena

Zumbotel has become the light partner of FC Bayern München and the lighting company will install its new lighting solution for the Allianz Arena in Munich. The implementation of the lighting has begun at the season 2018/2019.
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2018-10-19

Osram’s LED Engin Reveals World’s First 50W Seven-Die LED Emitter

LED Engin, an Osram business, has unveiled the LZ7 Plus, the world’s first 50W seven-die LED emitter. The new LED emitter is designed to meet the trends of stage lighting fixtures.
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2018-10-19

Panasonic to End Production of Mercury Lamp and Strengthen Its LED Lighting Products

Japan-based electronics company Panasonic has announced that the company will quit production of mercury lamps by the end of June 2020 and promote LED lighting replacement in response to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
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2018-10-16

Luminis Illuminates Entrance and Lobby at Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada

Canadian lighting design company Luminis has lit up the entrance and lobby of Teck Acute Care Center in the BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver Canada. 
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The LM301B EVO enables luminaires to meet latest DLC V5.1 Premium and EU’s ErP Ecodesign requirements to accommodate evolving needs of the lighting industry (Photo: Samsung Electronics) Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advance... READ MORE

San Jose, CA – May 04, 2021 – Lumileds today introduced two new colors – PC Amber and Lime – for its very small and very powerful LUXEON Rubix LED portfolio. The 1.4 square millimeter footprint is almost pixel like and ... READ MORE