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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
At a company event on July 12, the owners of Pace Lighting, CEO Frank Bartlett and Vice President Larry Howell, announced that Showroom Manager Lisa Dixon and Administrative Manager Tabitha Thomas are now partial owners.... read more
The Connected Lighting Alliance announced its endorsement of ZigBee Light Link as the preferred common open standard for residential connected lighting applications, simplifying choices for both lighting companies and... read more
Lite Source Inc. is hosting a grand reception to celebrate its 30th anniversary in its Las Vegas showroom on the opening afternoon and evening of the summer Las Vegas Market on Monday, July 29th. All buyers attending market... read more
As a testament to MaxLite’s commitment to developing new and innovative LED and energy-efficient lighting fixtures from the ground up, the company has expanded its engineering department by setting up a team in its West... read more
Robert B. Currey, founder of Storehouse and Currey & Co., was presented with the ICON Honor for Individual Career Achievement at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis on July 11. The award was presented by Jeff Portman, President... read more

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