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Leviton has acquired Intense Lighting LLC, a solutions-based manufacturer of LED luminaires. Intense Lighting, based in Anaheim, CA, enhances Leviton’s current product offerings with a wide variety of specification-grade LED... read more
Tom Andersen
Nora Lighting has appointed Tom Andersen as its new National Accounts Sales Manager for the United States and Canada. “Tom has an outstanding professional background and will be a real asset to the Nora Lighting team as we... read more
Nora Lighting has appointed two new showroom sales rep agencies for the Rocky Mountain states. 303 Lighting Inc, based in Highlands Ranch, CO, will cover the state under the direction of Adam Barri. MC Sales in north Salt... read more
Residential Lighting’s Industry Leadership Award recognizes one individual each year for his or her service to the lighting industry. This year’s winner will be chosen by our readers in an online vote and announced during... read more
Following a vote at Philips’ Annual General Shareholders Meeting (AGM), the lighting portion of the business will be separated from Royal Philips. Royal Philips will continue the process to set up two independent companies... read more
Surya has made a donation of $20,000 to the American Red Cross in support of the organization’s relief efforts in Nepal in the wake of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the country on April 25. “Our hearts go out to... read more
Xicato Lightfair
Lightfair Intl. (LFI) presented its LFI Innovation Awards during a special ceremony on the first day of the trade show, May 5. These awards highlight the industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced during the... read more
The seventh annual Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) solid-state lighting design competition has recognized 28 commercial LED indoor and outdoor lighting products for excellence. The winners were announced at 2015 Lightfair®... read more
Senior management changes have been made at Westinghouse Lighting to support the growth of the company’s U.S. and international sales activity. Carl Thon moved into the position of Senior Vice President-Corporate Strategy... read more
The Department of Energy announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development and U.S. manufacturing. The projects... read more
Applications are now being accepted for the first international evidence-based certification in architectural lighting design, the Certified Lighting Designer (CLD). The certification process, governed by the Certified... read more
Finalists for the sixth annual Showroom of the Year Awards have been announced. The awards, which honor top lighting retailers, are presented by Residential Lighting magazine and the Dallas Market Center, which hosts the... read more
Phil Alexander, past President of Progress Lighting and top executive at Kichler Lighting, died Sunday, April 26 at the age of 79. Alexander began his lighting career working as a commercial lighting manufacturer's... read more
As voting is underway to determine the Social Media Star winner among our 2015 Showroom of the Year finalists (visit our Facebook page for more info), we took a look at how these leading retailers are using social media... read more
Libby Langdon
Interior designer, author and makeover television personality Libby Langdon is partnering with Bradburn Gallery to introduce her first collection of lamps, accessories and accent furniture set to launch at High Point... read more
Lighting retailer Lamps Plus announced a partnership with production company Fascination Entertainment to serve as the exclusive lighting and furnishings sponsor for the upcoming "Next Home" television series airing on PBS.... read more
Cindy Morris
Dallas Market Center and owners Crow Holdings have announced that Cindy Morris has been named President and CEO of Dallas Market Center (DMC). “I am honored to have been offered this opportunity to lead a strong company with... read more
Gross Electric Inc. is celebrating its 105th anniversary. The third-generation, family-owned and -operated business will hold a product expo for contractors, builders, designers and architects on Tuesday, April 28, from 11 a... read more
Monika Shugan, Hera Lighting
Due to its expanding business in Canada, Hera Lighting has added a second territory and hired Mokina Shugan as the Regional Sales Manager-Ontario. Shugan has worked in the technology and electronics industry for more than 10... read more
Philips has announced its plan to sell a majority of its LED components and auto-lighting business to GO Scale Capital. The company, which is transitioning away from manufacturing into services, will now focus on expanding... read more

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