Lighting Industry Association Announces New President

At the LIA Annual Lunch held 23 May, Alasdair McRury, Managing Director of Holophane Europe was welcomed as President of the LIA for the coming year. He takes over from Rune Marki, CEO of OSRAM UK, who said “I have been proud to be the first President of the newly formed LIA and believe that much has been achieved in the last 18 months in creating a stronger representation body for the lighting industry”     Alasdair McRury thanked Rune Marki, on behalf of all members for his contribution, as President, to the success...
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Lighting Industry Association Welcome New CEO

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Steven Davies as the new Chief Executive Officer. Steven will take up his appointment on 3 June 2013, and will continue to build upon the successful merger of the LA and LIF. Steven joins the LIA from the National Skills Academy for Power leading a public and private sector backed initiative to attract and retain the skills needed to secure the UK’s power requirements into the future, where he was Chief Executive Officer. His career has included; Vice Presiden...
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Lighting Industry Association Becomes a UKTI Trade Challenge Partner

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) has become aUKTrade & Investment (UKTI)Trade Challenge Partner. The LIA will work in partnership with the UKTI to get more SMEs exporting. Ninety nine, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Trade Challenge Partners were selected from Trade Associations and other membership organisations that had extensive knowledge of their industry and were focused on overseas trade. The collective membership of these Partners is around 70,000, and on average they estimate that 40% of their Members are already doing b...
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“Travelling Light” :Lighting Industry Association Announces 2013 Regional Seminar Programme

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) announces the schedule for its 2013 regional seminar programme.  The seminars are being hosted in conjunction with sponsors Recolight and Lumicom, the lighting industry producer compliance schemes. Taking place from 29 April to 2 May, the “Travelling Light” seminars will be held in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh. The programme will deliver CPD approved presentations on the latest lighting technology combined with updates on impending legislation and standardisation changes that will affect bus...
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Lighting Industry Association’s Bernard Pratley Receives Prestigious IEC 1906 Award

Bernard Pratley, Senior Technical Manager at the Lighting Industry Association received the prestigious IEC 1906 Award for his longstanding expert contribution in helping develop standards for luminaires; for secretarial support to committees SC34 D/WG LUMEX and for his leadership role on the LUMEX emergency lighting panel. His recently demonstrated competence in leading the successful updating of IEC62034 was especially appreciated. Created in 2004 by the IEC Executive Committee (ExCo), the 1906 Award commemorates the IEC's year of foundatio...
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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