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Jim Brodrick of the U.S. Dept. of Energy and Greg Kay of Pure Edge Lighting
Judges recognized over 50 commercial lighting products, including many with residential potential, in the fourth annual Next Generation Luminaires Solid-State Lighting Competition. The winners were announced on May 10 in Las... read more
Scott Kramer
Intl. Market Centers (IMC), which owns buildings at the High Point and Las Vegas Markets, has hired three new people in the Gift Leasing division. New Gift Leasing Directors Scott Kramer, Pam Williams and Dianne Woellner-... read more
Jim Wang, MaxLite's new Product Marketing Manager
MaxLite has appointed Jim Wang as the new Product Marketing Manager, the company announced recently. A longtime member of the lighting industry, Wang has received almost 40 patents and several industry design awards. “Jim... read more
Nora Lighting expanded its presence in Texas recently by adding west Texas to the territory covered by showroom sales agency Mallory, Black and Associates. The agency already represents Nora Lighting in much of Texas,... read more
Uttermost President Mac Cooper
The Accessories Resource Team (ART) and the Dallas Market Center (DMC) will honor the Cooper family from Uttermost with the ARTS Academy of Achievement Award in January, DMC announced recently. The accessories and lighting... read more
Aidan Gray founders Sally and Randal Weeks
Home décor manufacturer Aidan Gray will open its first corporate showroom at the Dallas Market Center in time for this summer’s Dallas Total Home and Gift Market, June 20-26. The manufacturer’s new 3,100-square-foot showroom... read more
Crowds of attendees await the KBIS show floor opening.
Registration at the 2012 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) was up significantly compared to last year, the show’s organizers announced recently. More than 32,000 confirmed registrants visited Chicago’s McCormick Place... read more
Residential Lighting and the Dallas Market Center recently announced the finalists for the 2012 Showroom of the Year Awards. The winners of the third annual competition honoring North America’s top lighting retailers will be... read more
Upscale lighting manufacturer Authenticity Lighting, which was founded by the team that created Murray Feiss Lighting, will close in the coming months, the company announced recently. Leaders of the company, which made its... read more
Livex Lighting moved to a new 150,000-square-foot location in Somerset, NJ, in l
Livex Lighting recently relocated to a new facility in their home state of New Jersey. After nearly two decades in Morristown, NJ, the company’s owners decided to move to larger location about 30 miles south in Somerset, NJ... read more
K.R. (Kaj) den Daas, former Chairman of Philips Lighting North America, has joined Lighting Science Group's Board of Directors, Lighting Science Group announced recently.  "I am extremely proud and excited to join the... read more
John Saunders of Carolina Component Sales Inc. will represent Hera Lighting in S
Hera Lighting expanded its representation in the southeastern United States recently by hiring several new representatives. The company hired John Saunders of Carolina Component Sales Inc. to cover the southeastern territory... read more
Margaret Casey, new President of the Sustainable Furnishings Council
The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) has named Margaret Casey as its new President, the organization announced recently. Casey helped found the SFC and has helped it grow over the past few years. She previously served... read more
Attendees will have the opportunity to attend workshops on a wide range of lighting-related topics during this year’s Lightfair Intl. in Las Vegas. The trade show and conference runs May 9-11 at the Las Vegas Convention... read more
Harry Kallick, founder of Kalco Lighting Inc.
Industry veteran Harry Kallick will be inducted into the American Lighting Assn.'s (ALA) Lighting Hall of Fame, the organization announced recently. The induction ceremony will take place at ALA’s Annual Conference this... read more
Attendees listen to presenter Joe Rey-Barreau at last year's ALA seminar.
Manufacturers rep Alan Colker will host a seminar on new lighting technologies with lighting expert Joe Rey-Barreau on May 21 in Virginia. This will be the 31st American Lighting Assn.-accredited seminar that Colker has... read more
Marketing consultant John Arnold is just one of the technology experts who will
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) will introduce a new technology education opportunity called the Tech-Know Spot at the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market June 21-24, the company announced recently. The Tech-Know Spot will... read more
Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA
Residential Lighting magazine will host the latest in a series of webinars on green lighting with speaker Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, on May 15. The webinar, titled “Energy Efficient Lighting Design for Kitchens and Baths,” is... read more
Douglas Orians, Patio Living Concepts' new Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Outdoor lighting manufacturer Patio Living Concepts has named Douglas Orians the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  A 25-year veteran of the outdoor living industry, Orians will take charge of all global sales... read more
Philips L Prize-winning 60W replacement bulb
The first L Prize-winning bulb made its debut on retailers' shelves nationwide in late April in honor of Earth Day. Philips Lighting North America released its LED lamp, which won the L Prize’s 60W replacement category... read more

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