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The fifth annual Next Generation LuminairesTM (NGL) Solid-State Lighting Design Competition has recognized 28 commercial LED indoor lighting products for excellence. The winners were announced on March 20, 2013, at the... read more
ELK Group Intl. has named Brad Cook to the newly created position of National Sales Manager, reporting to John Haste, Vice President of Sales & Marketing.Before joining ELK Group Intl., Cook spent the last eight years in... read more
lighting science group bulb
On March 19, Lighting Science Group recalled about 554,000 LED light bulbs due to overheating that is a potential fire hazard. The 120V LED bulbs, sold as 6W, 8W and 9W bulbs (equivalent to 40 or 50 watts), were marketed... read more
Leviton employees donated more than five tons — or 10,700 pounds — of non-perishable food items to local food banks as part of the company’s national East vs. West Food Drive. In addition to the food donations, Leviton is... read more
Dolan Designs®, a Portland-based manufacturer of fine lighting, and Recesso Lighting™, the award-winning decorative recessed lighting solution, now has an exclusive new licensing agreement in which Dolan Designs will become... read more
Amer Maleh has been appointed Global Accounts Manager for Feelux Lighting, the 37-year-old manufacturer of seamless linear T5 and LED energy-conserving architectural and commercial indoor lighting systems. Peter Augusta,... read more
houzz elume distinctive lighting
It’s affectionately referred to as a haven for “house eye candy,” but it’s actually more than it appears. Houzz, an online platform and app for home remodeling and design, connects a spectrum of users from homeowners to... read more
jesco
Jesco Lighting Group announced a major impending expansion of the company before the end of 2013. The new building, which Jesco has purchased, is 3 1/2 miles off of the Long Island Expressway, Route 495, northeast from the... read more
Acuity Brands Inc. announced it has acquired eldoLAB Holding B.V., (eldoLED), a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, intelligent drivers for LED-based lighting systems. Founded in 2003, eldoLED is a... read more
nkba bathroom award
The National Kitchen & Bath Assn. (NKBA) will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a "Birthday Bash” on Sat., April 20, during the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in New Orleans. From 8-11 p.m., a disc jockey will... read more
Arteriors is expanding internationally by signing a distribution agreement with Australia-based supplier Boyd Blue. Arteriors will offer a full spectrum of designs through Boyd Blue showrooms in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney... read more
The Temptations
Stars Under the Stars, the legendary series of events at the High Point Market, is offering two unique nights of entertainment at the spring event, April 20-25. On Sat., April 20, Market will kick off with Carolina Stars,... read more
Nora Lighting has added six new staff members to the Customer Service/Quotes and Technical Service departments to better serve the company’s national sales agencies and growing regional markets. “We are pleased to welcome... read more
Dallas Market Center (DMC) announced that Meredith Hite has been named Vice President of Corporate Communications. In her position, Hite is responsible for leading DMC's internal and external communications including public... read more
In collaboration with brand partners Bassett Furniture, ELK Lighting, P/K Lifestyles, Shaw Floors and Sherwin-Williams, HGTV HOME announced its HGTV HOME Make It Mine campaign that runs Mon., March 4, to Fri., April 12. The... read more
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will hold a four-day, hands-on seminar May 14-17, 2013, to teach industry professionals how to incorporate LEDs and organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs... read more
MaxLite donated $1,500 to Table to Table through the organization’s “Bag a Lunch, Help a Bunch” program. Table to Table is a community-based food rescue program that collects fresh and perishable food that would otherwise be... read more
Maria Williams
Midwest-CBK has hired Maria Williams as Senior Director of sales. With more than 30 years of experience in the holiday and gift industry, Williams is returning to Midwest-CBK in a newly created role where she spent three... read more
Crystorama has launched "Showroom Stars," a merchandising contest hosted on its Facebook page. The goal of the contest is to support Crystorama retailers by featuring showroom displays and drive sales at retail. Customers... read more
Lighting Facts label
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that instead of continuing to require that all LED Lighting Facts®-listed products be tested to IES LM-79 to qualify, it will allow manufacturers to group related LED lighting... read more

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