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Uttermost announced that Jim Parsons is now a designer for the company. Parsons was the founder of Guildmaster, as well as its former CEO and designer. Parsons has designed products globally for a number of the top licensing... read more
i-lighting™ recently celebrated the grand opening of its new 4,650-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing facility. More than 100 government officials, customers and invited guests participated in the ribbon-cutting... read more
WAC Lighting will deliver three presentations on LED Lighting and organic LED (OLED) lighting technologies at Dominion Electric Supply Co. on Oct. 22 and 23. The presentation is titled “The SSL Revolution” and offers... read more
Four Hands has hired Adam Dunn as a Product Development Manager. In this role, Dunn will act as a liaison between the design floor, the production factories, and the greater design community, ensuring the quality and... read more
Rug and home accessory manufacturer Surya announced that it will debut mirror and lighting collections at the company’s flagship showroom, Showplace 4100, during the Fall 2013 High Point Market. The introduction of the two... read more
While negative effects caused by the government shutdown ripple across the country, its impact on lighting industry is, at this time, minimal. The only tangible disruption so far is with Energy Star®, which is a U.S.... read more
The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) released the overall findings of a Duke University Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC) study on the economic impact of the High Point Market. Results... read more
ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network announced that 19 vendors will be participating in the organization’s ART Card Program during the upcoming October High Point Market.   Those participating companies with... read more
On Sept. 26, GuildMaster officially emerged from Chapter 11 as a private company. Management and a small group of investors have purchased the company and committed more than $1,000,000 of capital that will propel it in a... read more
Hera Lighting announced that it has created a new Operations and Accounting Assistant position, which will be filled by current Inside Sales — Business Development employee Stephanie Pearce. “With the recent growth within... read more
On Sept. 16, Gross Electric, Toledo, OH, hosted a golf outing to benefit the Alzheimer's Association and the Sight Center of Northwest Ohio. More than 70 local electrical contractors and builders gathered at Sylvania Country... read more
Sea Gull Lighting has promoted Pete Gamber to the incremental position of Central Region Sales Manager. His territory will be Alabama, Arkansas, northwest Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan,... read more
At the 2013 Annual Conference, Sept. 22-24, near Austin, TX, American Lighting Assn. (ALA) President Dick Upton announced that he will be retiring. “Tomorrow is more important than yesterday,” Upton said to the ALA... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) elected its 2014 officers and Board of Governors during the recent 2013 Annual Conference, Sept. 22-24 near Austin, TX. The Board of Governors consists of 12 members, four from each industry... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) hosted its 2013 Annual Conference Sept. 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa near Austin, TX.  The event drew 552 attendees and 88 first-timers, as well as... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) honored its 2013 Pillars of the Industry during the annual conference, Sept. 22-24, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa near Austin, TX. Recipients included David R. Turner,... read more
Lutron Electronics Co.’s Vice Chairman John McKiernan was inducted into the American Lighting Assn. (ALA) Hall of Fame during the 2013 Annual Conference, Sept. 22-24, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa near... read more
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) and ART - The Creative Home Furnishings Network recently announced the 25th annual ARTS Awards finalists. The awards will be presented at a gala event on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Hilton... read more
Tech Lighting has hired 13-year lighting industry veteran Kim Kil as Midwest Region Sales Manager. “Kim’s experience in working with showroom managers, architects, engineers, lighting designers and distributors gives her a... read more
Dallas Market Center and ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network announced the manufacturer finalists for the 25th annual ARTS Awards via video presentation. The ARTS Awards is the premier awards program for the home... read more

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