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Philips Lighting University recently released its first Learn LED app aimed at serving as an on-the-go LED education tool. According to Philips Lighting, this is just the first in a series of mobile learning apps geared... read more
Alvin Cain, founder of Chelsea House
Alvin Cain, who founded Chelsea House and ran the company for over 30 years, died on May 30, 2012. He was 82. Pam Cain (no relation), President of Cain Creative Group, worked with Alvin for a number of years, says he started... read more
Lightfair Intl. had a record-breaking show in more ways than one during its May 2012 edition in Las Vegas, the show’s parent company, AMC Inc., reported recently. According to AMC, this year’s show had the highest ever... read more
The winners of the third annual Showroom of the Year Awards were announced on June 21 at a cocktail reception on the opening night of the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market. The awards were sponsored by Residential Lighting and... read more
2011 Showroom of the Year Winners
The momentum of January’s Dallas Intl. Lighting Market may carry over to the summer show, June 21-24, if travel numbers are any indication. The Dallas Market Center (DMC) announced recently that hotel bookings for the... read more
MaxLite Lighting and Technology University conducts a custom training session.
Lighting manufacturer MaxLite recently introduced a new program to educate employees and the industry on new developments in lighting technology. Blake Adams, who works in the company’s Training and Graphic Design Department... read more
The new logo of AFX Lighting, formerly American Fluorescent.
American Fluorescent recently debuted a new name and look to fit with the evolving nature of the lighting manufacturer's work. Company President Bill Solomon says he has known for some time that the company would need a new... read more
Hinkley Lighting's 2011 Platinum Club members in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Hinkley Lighting recently rewarded their top sales reps with an all-inclusive vacation to Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The Platinum Club trip recognized sales agencies that exceeded their sales goals in 2011. Hinkley President... read more
John Kelly, Sales Director of NYIGF's General Gift Division
John Kelly has been promoted to Sales Manager of the New York Intl. Gift Fair’s (NYIGF) General Gift Division, the show’s parent company, GLM, announced recently. For the last eight years, Kelly has worked in sales and... read more
Deanna Arnott, Modern Supply's newest hire
Modern Supply has hired Deanna Arnott as an outside sales representative covering Knoxville and the surrounding area. Modern Supply, a Tennessee kitchen, bath and lighting distributor, has showrooms in... read more
Sergio Orozco, David Director, Robert Newell and Ye Chung
Residential Lighting recently announced the nominees for this year's Industry Leadership Award, an annual award the magazine gives to recognize an individual for their service to the lighting industry.  This year's... read more
Juno Lighting Group's WarmDim downlights LFI Innovation Awards
Lightfair Intl. honored the top innovative lighting technologies and products at the 2012 LFI Innovation Awards earlier this month in Las Vegas. Two residential products took home two of the top awards. Juno Lighting Group’s... read more
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

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