Doug Chandler

Executive Editor, Penton Media

Doug Chandler began writing about the electrical industry in 1992, and still finds there's never a shortage of stories to be told. So he spends his days finding them and telling them. Educationally, he's a Jayhawk with an English degree. Outside of work, he can often be found banging drums or harvesting tomatoes.

Posts by Doug Chandler

Apr 21, 2015

Osram to Split Off Lamps in Separate Business

This week, Osram signaled that its management believes the future lies outside its legacy lighting business. The group announced that its managing....More
Apr 16, 2015

Acuity Brands Acquisition of ByteLight Adds Indoor Location

ByteLight pioneered the use of VLC and Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technologies in combination with smart-phone apps and cloud services to transform....More
Apr 09, 2015

Siemens opens Houston oil & gas headquarters

Lisa Davis, a member of the Siemens Managing Board, said the company will serve the region’s oil and gas sector from what it calls the “energy....More
Apr 09, 2015

Sonepar announces plans to buy British VDV specialist

Mayflex is, according the Sonepar release, one of the leading UK specialists of data communications products related to converged IP solutions. The....More
Apr 08, 2015

WireMasters acquires Wyre Tek

The addition of Wyre Tek to the WireMasters family will provide advanced products and value-added services throughout the aerospace and defense....More
Mar 31, 2015

Lumileds and Auto Lighting Valued at $3.3 Billion in Philips Sale

Following the transaction, the new company will continue under the name Lumileds, led by CEO Pierre-Yves Lesaicherre. Philips said its Lighting....More
Mar 25, 2015

The Networked Lighting Standards Bottleneck

In a recent article in LEDs Magazine, Tanuj Mohan, founder and chief technology officer of Enlighted, Sunnyvale, Calif., a manufacturer of smart....More