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  • Jun 9, 2016
    News

    Researchers Find Milk Degrades Faster Under LED Light

    Researchers in Cornell University's Department of Food Science have been studying the way milk products change with exposure to LED lighting, an increasingly common light source for refrigerated display cases in grocery and convenience stores. What they've found isn't all that encouraging for further growth of that market....More
  • May 19, 2016
    News

    LEDs make up a quarter of A-line lamp sales

    LED A-line lamp shipments surged 375.9% year-over-year during the first quarter of 2016. The technology is rapidly claiming ground in market share, accounting for more than a quarter of the consumer lamp market for the first time....More
  • May 19, 2016
    blog

    Lighting Science exploring using lighting to fight Zika virus

    What if it's possible to use LED lighting to attract and distract disease-carrying mosquitoes and other bugs? Lighting Science Group intends to find out. Fortune magazine has the story on its website....More
  • May 18, 2016
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    Philips puts price on Lighting IPO

    Royal Philips NV, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is planning to sell 37.5 million shares in its Philips Lighting business unit in a range between €18.50 and €22.50 per share, the company said. The offering will raise as much as €970 million ($1.1 billion) from the 25% stake in the business being put up in the initial public offering on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam. That puts the unit’s value around €3.38 billion ($4.26 billion). The lighting division reported adjusted earnings of €547 million in 2015 on €7.47 billion in sales....More
  • Apr 19, 2016
    blog

    Legrand On a Roll: Acquires Network Equipment Manufacturer Luxul Wireless

    The North American operations of Legrand, based in West Hartford, Conn., has announced its second acquisition in as many weeks, both of which expand its offerings into new markets. After adding an architectural lighting specialist last week, the company now has a definitive agreement to acquire Luxul Wireless, Inc., Draper, Utah, a networking provider for residential and small-to-medium business markets....More
  • Apr 14, 2016
    News

    Legrand to Acquire Pinnacle Architectural Lighting

    Legrand, North America, West Hartford, Conn., is taking a plunge into architectural lighting with a definitive agreement to acquire Pinnacle Architectural Lighting, a Denver-based manufacturer of lighting fixtures and architectural systems for commercial, educational and healthcare applications....More
  • Apr 5, 2016
    blog

    Lighting Systems Index Slips While Linear Fluorescents Plunge

    NEMA’s overall Lighting Systems Shipments Index, a measure of demand for lighting equipment, decreased 2.6% quarter-to-quarter while posting a 0.1 percent increase year-over-year during 2015Q4. Linear fluorescent lamp shipments, meanwhile, continued to fall....More
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