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California-based lighting and home accessory manufacturer Pacific Coast Lighting will unveil a brand new High Point showroom at the upcoming April Market. The new showroom, located at IHFC Hamilton Wing 203, is in a more... read more
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The social media landscape is littered with cautionary tales about mishaps occurring due to unclear guidelines. We tapped Leslie Carothers, CEO of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and its new business division, #SLOWDOWNSOCIAL:... read more
In a release published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, recent shipment data show that sales of most specialty light bulb types, like three-way bulbs and appliance bulbs, have declined even though these bulbs... read more
To commemorate its 90th year of business, Yale Appliance + Lighting, Boston, is hosting a Pinterest treasure hunt for the month of April. CEO Steve Sheinkopf says he decided on this alternative way to celebrate because... read more
Clique Here Inc., brand manager for Donny Osmond Home, has signed a licensing agreement with Lamp Works for lighting. The design process is underway and products will be introduced at the Fall 2013 High Point Market.... read more
UK-based Elstead Lighting will introduce 74 top-selling Feiss products (equating to 19 collections) to the Euroluce lighting trade show in Milan, April 9 through 14, at the Milan Fairgrounds in Rho. This is another move to... read more
Landscape lighting professionals and irrigation contractors can elevate their skills, knowledge, credentials and marketability by attending one of Kichler’s Certified Landscape Lighting Training Seminars. By attending one of... read more
House of Lamps and Shades, Jacksonville, FL, founder Gerald “Jerry” Saunders Robertson, 81, passed away peacefully from complications of a stroke on Tues., March 19. In 1969, Robertson opened the House of Lamps and Shades... read more
Sea Gull Lighting has promoted longtime lighting professional Tom Nash to its newly created role of Director, Ambiance® Lighting Systems, and has hired building materials industry expert Stephanie D. Wilcox as its new e-... read more
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It’s a precarious time for ceiling fan manufacturers. On March 22,2013, American Lighting Assn. (ALA) President Dick Upton and several ALA members attended the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Public Meeting on Energy... read more
American Lighting Assoc. (ALA) President Dick Upton, eight ALA members and two staff members traveled to Washington, D.C., March 19-22, 2013, to work on four industry issues: internet retailer sales tax, S corporation... read more
LEDucation 7 hosted its largest event to date with a record-breaking crowd of more than 3,000 attendees and a sold-out expo of 150-plus exhibitors. Attendees from across North America and Europe gathered at New York’s Hotel... read more
Independence LED Lighting LLC announced it has hired Benjamin Stammen as Director of International Business Development as part of a new push to reach international markets for its energy-saving LED tubes. Stammen has more... read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized 118 awardees, including four residential lighting companies, for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the... read more
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SWITCH® Lighting, makers of the only liquid-cooled LED replacement A-Lamps in true 40W, 60W, and 75W equivalents, announced the appointment of EC Sykes as its CEO. Sykes is a seasoned technology executive with decades of... read more
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
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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

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