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Gross Electric, Toledo, OH, raised $5,000 for the Alzheimer's Association and the Sight Center of Northwest Ohio through its annual golf outing on Sept. 22, 2014. More than 60 local electrical contractors and builders... read more
The inventors of blue LED — Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura — were awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. Akasaki worked together with Amano at the University of Nagoya in Japan, while Nakamura was employed... read more
Capital Lighting Fixture Co. has added Lisa Dixon to its Marketing team. Dixon joins Capital Lighting from Pace Lighting in Savannah, GA, where she worked for six years. “The addition of Lisa to our staff will allow us to... read more
Dallas Market Center in partnership with CODARUS announced that Bravo’s Jeff Lewis will headline Dallas’ Total Home & Gift Market, January 14-20, 2015. Jeff Lewis is widely regarded as America's most well-known house... read more
Home décor and lighting sourcer, designer and developer River of Goods has been granted the license to produce the first "Downton Abbey" lighting collection. Downton Abbey Lighting by River of Goods will feature an exclusive... read more
ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network will be hosting a popular networking event, ART Fun Night, in High Point on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 PM at the High Point Bowling Center. ART’s networking night during Market has... read more
ELK Group Intl. has acquired Mirror Masters Co. Mirror Masters, founded in 2012, offers high-quality decorative mirrors in unique styling at competitive pricing. While ELK Group offers mirrors in several of its lines, the... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) elected 2015 officers and new Board members during its Annual Conference, Sept. 14-16, 2014, at the Omni hotel in Nashville, TN. 2015 Officers are: Chair Elect, Rep Michael Estrin of Estrin... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) hosted its 2014 Annual Conference at the Omni hotel in Nashville, TN, September 14-16. This year, 568 attendees and 117 first-timers, including representatives from six Canadian provinces,... read more
October 1, 2014, Lazy Susan USA and Dimond Lighting will begin the transition into a single brand, Dimond Home. The new brand will combine the strengths of both companies to become a single source provider of designer... read more
Royal Philips announced on Sept. 23, 2014, that it will split its Lighting Solutions business off into a freestanding company. Raking in nearly $9 billion in sales in 2013, the segment serves a growing market, estimated to... read more
ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network has appointed IMAX Corp.'s Susan Andrulis as the new President and Kellee Hollenback Hammond from Littman Brands & Sonneman – A Way of Light as the new Executive Vice President... read more
Lighting One has announced it will move its annual convention from January Dallas Market to June Dallas Market.  The half-day pre-Market convention format in January sufficed for the last several years, but with the... read more
Civilight North America has hired five industry veterans in sales and marketing positions — Dennis Picklesimer, Sharon Katz, Michael Goldberg, Bennie E. Pierce Jr. and Preston Matthews. “As further testament to Civilight’s... read more
The sixth annual Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting Design Competition has recognized 57 commercial LED indoor lighting products for excellence. The winners were announced on Sept. 17 at the LED Show in... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) 2014 Pillars of the Industry were honored at the 2014 Annual Conference in Nashville, TN. This year’s recipients included Richard Alan, CLMR, owner and President of Richard Alan & Assoc... read more
Winners of the 2014 Lighting For Tomorrow competition were announced during a breakfast at the American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference in Nashville, TN, on September 16, 2014. The awards, which recognize exceptional... read more
Dallas Market Center and ART — the creative home furnishings network announced the 26th annual ARTS Awards finalists. The ARTS Awards, presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, recognize top... read more
Belkin Intl. and Osram Sylvania have entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on residential solutions with the Osram Lightify™ smart connected lighting ecosystem and Belkin’s WeMo® home automation ecosystem.... read more
Leviton acquired BitWise Controls LLC, a leader in design and manufacture of control and monitoring solutions for residential and commercial facilities.  Leviton has been carrying BitWise Controls’ automation... read more

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