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Twenty-six commercial LED outdoor lighting products were recognized for excellence by the Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition on Feb. 26, 2014. Several award-winning products with... read more
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced its 2014 seminar schedule. Attendees will earn Learning Units from the American Institute of Architects and/or Continuing Education Units.... read more
Stein World announced that it has promoted Adam Firrone to the role of Merchandise Manager. Firrone has been serving as Merchandising Assistant for the past 2 years and has more than 15 years of industry sales, showroom... read more
American Lighting Assn. (ALA) President and CEO Dick Upton has been selected to receive the 2014 Hall of Fame Award at the Annual Conference in Nashville. Upton has more than 55 years of experience as a professional... read more
MaxLite appointed Jay Lee to the newly created position of General Manager, Western Office, and Fred Kim to Warehouse Manager at its MaxLite West facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Lee reports to Todd Kim, General Manager of... read more
Total Lighting Concepts Inc. (TLC) is a new commercial account rep firm for Nora Lighting. TLC will represent products in the Nora Lighting and NSpec Architectural Lighting lines. NSpec is the specifier and architectural... read more
Toshiba Intl. Corp. (TIC) has announced a reorganization affecting its LED Lighting Systems division. Toshiba Lighting and Technology Corp. (TLT), headquartered in Yokosuka, Japan, is responsible for Toshiba’s global... read more
The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) has appointed five new members to its board of directors. The new members of the board, who begin their three-year term this year, are: Gat Caperton, President and CEO of Caperton... read more
MaxLite announced the appointment of Rich Matthews to Regional Vice President of Sales, North Central Region and Canada. Matthews reports directly to Executive Vice President Thomas Rhee. “Richard comes aboard with more than... read more
Generation Brands, the parent company of Feiss, Monte Carlo, LBL Lighting, Tech Lighting and Sea Gull Lighting, has promoted Michael Wolf to Vice President of Customer Service and Stephanie Wilcox to Director of E-Commerce... read more
The National Kitchen and Bath Assn. (NKBA) has released the findings from its 2014 Design Trends Survey. Four hundred and twenty kitchen and bathroom professionals participated this year, and major takeaways indicate that... read more
To meet the increased demand for specification projects and new products from distributors and other industry professionals, MaxLite has created a Lighting Application and Certification department at its MaxLite West... read more
ART Conference 2014, produced by the home accents industry association ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network, will be held May 1-4, 2014, at Paradise Point in San Diego. In its 22nd program year, the conference... read more
Stein World announced that it has partnered with lifestyle leader Panama Jack® to create a new collection that includes occasional tables, accents, mirrors and lighting. The 30+ introductions debuting at April High Point... read more
Orbit Industries has hired Marcus Bannerman to oversee eastern regional sales and Jerry Kehoe to handle western regional sales. “We are very fortunate to bring both Marcus and Jerry on board the Orbit team," said President... read more
Feiss-Monte Carlo announced that The Dover Agency is its 2013 Sales Representative of the Year. The award was part of the sister brands’ Annual Sales Representative Award ceremony, which honored nine Feiss-Monte Carlo sales... read more
The 26th annual Lightfair Intl., the world’s largest architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, will take place in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center May 3-7, 2015. The 2015 location... read more
Harry Gilham, Jr., founder of Georgia Lighting, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at age 84. Born Jan. 25, 1930, Gilham graduated from Emory University with highest honors before serving his country as a Naval Officer on the USS... read more
Gross Electric was selected as one of The Toledo Blade Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined by an employee survey, which is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics LLP, a research firm on organizational health and... read more
Generation Brands, the parent company for Feiss-Monte Carlo, LBL Lighting, Tech Lighting and Sea Gull Lighting, has promoted 14-year company veteran Matt Vollmer to President of Feiss-Monte Carlo in addition to his current... read more

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