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Lighting Manufacturers May Have Most to Gain from New Color Rendition Measures 

  • 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
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    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 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
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    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
  • Mar 31, 2016
    News

    Electrical People: Jones to Lead Acolyte LED North American Division

    Acolyte LED (New York): Lighting Industry veteran Travis Jones has joined the company to serve as president of the North American Division....More
  • Mar 31, 2016
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    Electrical People: Alva names Horvath Ops Manager

    Alva (Berkeley, Calif.): The company, a manufacturer of LED architectural lighting, has added Eric Horvath as operations manager....More
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