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Orbit Industries, a Los Angeles-based manufacturer of electrical products for commercial and residential installations, has announced new affiliations with sales reps in three Western states. Brian McGarry Sales, based in... read more
Hera Lighting announced that it has expanded its technical department and added another Technical Support Engineer, David Cui. “Due to the increase in customized applications, I am excited to add David to our team," says... read more
On Saturday, Aug. 3, 1,300 guests packed Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom for the 13th annual Goombay Bash, a cancer research fundraiser hosted by Hortons Home Lighting, LaGrange, IL, and its organization The H Foundation. To date... read more
According to the study by Mariana G. Figueiro, Ph.D. of the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., typical institutional light levels are not high enough during waking hours or tuned to... read more
The second annual Las Vegas Market CEO Summit has been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, and Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, during the Winter 2014 Las Vegas Market. This executive-level conference for the gift and home furnishings... read more
International Market Center’s (IMC) Chief Executive Officer Robert Maricich has reported an increase in attendance over recent summer Las Vegas Markets. It was also announced at a press dinner that registrations doubled from... read more
Nora Lighting President Fred Farzan has announced the appointments of two new Nora commercial account sales firms in the West.  Deco Lights, based in Las Vegas, will handle commercial sales in southern Nevada with Derek... read more
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has revised the L Prize® PAR38 competition requirements based on feedback from lighting industry experts and data analyzed from the LED Lighting Facts® program. The competition spurs... read more
The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) partnered with the Las Vegas Market to announce the 52 finalists for the 2013 Pinnacle Awards, the design awards that recognize designers of furniture and accessories. "It... read more
Xicato appointed Martin Lynch as Executive Vice President of Operations. Reporting to Xicato CEO Menko de Roos, Lynch will leverage his global operations, engineering and advanced technology experience to ensure Xicato’s... read more
Arteriors signed sales distribution agreements with four European and Russian partners to expand product availability to 18 countries. The new agreements with Latitude 39, Wohnkulter, Kafuji, and Litehouse Agency will bring... read more
Wayne Falk has returned to Kalco as the Vice President of Sales after the past 11 years as the Vice President of Sales for The Littman Brands, which includes Troy Lighting, Corbett Lighting, Hudson Valley Lighting and CSL. "... read more
Eaton announced that it has received a $2.4 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to explore the development of energy-efficient lighting products. Eaton’s research, slated for completion in 2015,... read more
MaxLite has appointed Matthew Kim to the newly created position of National Project Sales Manager. Kim will report to Executive Vice President Thomas Rhee. "Matt brings seven years of industry experience and knowledge to our... read more
The Department of Energy (DOE) has published the “Residential Lighting End-Use Consumption Study: Estimation Framework and Initial Estimates,” which focused on developing new estimates of residential lighting usage and... read more
Mainstream media is now reporting on the potential ceiling fan regulations as the battle heats up in Washington. The Huffington Post published an article on July 24 titled “House Republicans Fight Obama’s ‘War on Ceiling... read more
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently published a new SSL Posting and Fact Sheet entitled "Optical Safety of LEDs," discussing the safety of LED for the human eye. Because LEDs that are used for general illumination... read more
Leviton announced the recent hiring of Patrick Donnelly as a Technical Sales Specialist. In his new role, Donnelly will be responsible for executing and expanding Leviton’s factory trainings offering — previously only held... read more
Jesco Lighting Group announced the appointment of McDonald Associates Inc. as an additional professional, independent sales representative organization for the company. McDonald Associates Inc. is a manufacturers’... read more
The High Point Market Authority is pleased to announce the addition of Mona J. Delia as Vice President of Communications and Candy Baker as Director of Industry Sales and Promotions for High Point Market. “I’m very excited... read more

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