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Hera Lighting recently expanded their Technical Service department by hiring a new Technical Support Engineer, K.J. Morris. “Due to our continuous growth, adding K.J. to our team will help us serve our customers more... read more
NYIGF Show Director Christian Falkenberg
GLM has appointed Christian Falkenberg as the new Show Director for the New York Intl. Gift Fair (NYIGF), the company announced recently. Falkenberg, a GLM vice president and 20-year veteran of the trade show industry,... read more
A group of representatives from the American Lighting Assn. (ALA) will travel to Washington, D.C., on April 18 and 19 to talk with government officials about legislation concerning the lighting industry. ALA President and... read more
GE Lighting and Appliances accepts their Energy Star Award from the EPA.
GE Lighting, Sea Gull Lighting and Good Earth Lighting were all recognized for their work in energy efficiency at the Energy Star® Awards on March 15, in Washington, D.C. at a ceremony that also celebrated Energy Star's 20th... read more
IMC's Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Scott Eckman
International Market Centers (IMC), which owns properties at both the High Point and Las Vegas Markets, has hired Scott Eckman to fill the new position of Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer. “We are very excited to... read more
More than 100 people from a variety of fields attended  “Light + Seniors – A Vision for the Future,” the Illuminating Engineering Society’s (IES) first research symposium on March 6-7, 2012, in Washington, D.C.... read more
New Halco Product Analyst Ashwin Seshadri
Halco Lighting Technologies has hired two new product analysts, Ashwin Seshadri and Jeff Emerson, the company announced recently. Both new hires will help Halco develop product by researching new trends and technologies as... read more
Dorothy Belshaw
Dorothy Belshaw, formerly of GLM, has joined International Market Centers (IMC), wihich owns properties at the High Point and Las Vegas Markets, as the president of IMC’s gift division, IMC announced this week. “I am... read more
Lutron Founder Joel Spira
Joel Spira, founder, owner and Director of Research at Lutron Electronics Inc., has been inducted into the Bicentennial Hall of Fame of Lehigh County in southeastern Pennsylvania. Spira and other inductees including former... read more
New Nicor COO Doug Welter
LED lighting manufacturer Nicor Inc. recently appointed Doug Welter as the new Chief Operating Officer. Welter has over 30 years of experience in electronics and manufacturing, as well as a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic... read more
The second category of the L Prize competition is now open, as the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) continues to challenge lighting manufacturers to develop high performance replacements for traditional light bulbs. The DOE is now... read more
Michael Siminovitch’s work with energy efficient lighting has earned him the title of the first Arthur H. Rosenfeld Chair in Energy Efficiency at the University of California, Davis. Siminovitch, a professor at the school,... read more
As Energy Star® prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary beginning with the annual Energy Star Awards on March 15 in Washington, D.C., the program’s requirements for residential lighting continue to evolve... read more
Bill Blitzer
Bill Blitzer, former president of Philips Lightolier and member of the American Lighting Association’s Lighting Hall of Fame, died Jan. 21. He was 87. After earning degrees in engineering and city planning as well as serving... read more
The Accessories Resource Team will celebrate its 20th annual ART Conference in style May 17-19 at the Ritz Carlton in New Orleans. ART Executive Director Sharon Davis says New Orleans is the perfect place to host this year’s... read more
Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA
Residential Lighting magazine will host its second webinar on new legislation and its effect on lighting design with speaker Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, on March 29. The webinar, titled “Energy Codes and Federal Legislation... read more
Stein World recently announced that Stephen Kosmalski has been named as the company’s new president and CEO. “We are very pleased that we have been able to add a very well-rounded and experienced CEO to lead the Stein World... read more
AmericasMart Atlanta, the parent company of Lightfair Intl. and the Atlanta Intl. Gift and Home and Area Rug markets, has appointed Douglas Broward as Senior Vice President of Branding, a new position created to help... read more
World Market Center Las Vegas
Strong traffic and sales combined to make the Winter 2012 Las Vegas Market the strongest in three years, the market’s parent company International Market Centers (IMC) announced this week. “Given the depth of the recent... read more
Meyda Lighting and Jonas Associates have appointed Barb Petersen as the new Meyda sales representative for the state of Nebraska, the two companies announced recently. Petersen has over two decades of experience in the... read more

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