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Mark Fowler, Sr., a longtime sales rep who covered Florida for Murray Feiss, died Dec. 2 after a brief serious illness. He was 60 years old. Mark joined Murray Feiss in 1979, and was a member of the first Murray Feiss Sales... read more
International Market Centers (IMC), the new company behind High Point and Las Vegas Markets, recently announced four new vice presidents as the two markets continue to merge into one. This reorganization also resulted in... read more
China recently joined the growing list of countries that are moving toward more efficient lighting technology. According to the Associated Press, China announced in early November that it will phase out incandescent light... read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently named Light Bulb Finder (shown) from Milwaukee-based EcoHatchery the overall winner of the Apps for the Environment Challenge. Judges chose Light Bulb Finder, which... read more
Well-known battery and flashlight manufacturer Energizer recently introduced its first household lighting collection consisting of LED task, accent and path lights. David Spartano, Energizer’s Director of Business... read more
World Market Center Las Vegas recently announced a new series of educational webinars to help its tenants make the most out of their Las Vegas Market experience. “The webinar series was created to provide tools to assist our... read more
Lightfair Intl. will return to Philadelphia for its 2013 trade show, the show’s manager, AMC Inc., announced on Nov. 14. The architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference will take place April 23-25, 2013,... read more
Registration at the fall 2011 High Point Market was up across the board compared to the last two markets, reports the High Point Market Authority (HPMA). The Fall 2011 Market, which took place Oct. 22-27, had over 75,... read more
Dallas Market Center (DMC) will host its first-ever Digital Day of e-marketing seminars on Friday, Jan. 20, during the Dallas Market. DMC Vice President of Communications Cole Daugherty says the purpose of the classes is to... read more
Artcraft Lighting recently underwent a complete renovation of its Montreal showroom and office space. The process culminated in a grand opening celebration on Sept. 18 with over 150 attendees. Scott Cohen, Director of... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) recently hosted a press event at a Virginia home in an effort to clear up misinformation about the new bulb efficiency regulations set to take effect Jan. 1, 2012, as part of the Energy... read more
Employees from Capitol Lighting’s four Florida showrooms came together recently to build a home for an area family to kick off the company’s “Making Lives Brighter” event, where Capitol will collect lighting fixture... read more
A record 50 people attended Alan Colker’s 30th educational seminar in Richmond, VA, on Oct. 17. In honor of it being his 30th event, the seminar’s theme was “30 Important Questions Every Professional Lighting Showroom... read more
Greenbrier Lighting of Chesapeake, VA, hosted an invitation-only reception to introduce the area design community to the designers and products of the new Authenticity Lighting line on Oct. 20. The event was hosted by... read more
As High Point prepares for the start of its fall market, there are several new faces and programs ready to greet attendees. According to the High Point Market Authority (HPMA), pre-market registration is tracking at a very... read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working on new Energy Star® product specifications for lamps and luminaires. The new luminaires specification will take effect in early 2012, while the lamps specification is... read more
The Accessories Resource Team (ART) and the Dallas Market Center (DMC) have given more people a say in who wins the next ARTS Awards and given more manufacturers a chance to win the new Green Manufacturer award, thanks to... read more
Generation Brands has named Maria Scutaro (pictured) the new president of Murray Feiss. Effective Jan. 31, Scutaro will take the place of Greg Vandia, who has been with the company for 21 years. Scutaro started at Murray... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) offered its members a wave of timely information on technology and retailing during its 2011 Annual Conference Sept. 11-13. The conference made the most of its beachside location at The... read more
Cree has developed a new LED luminaire testing service meant to identify design flaws and accelerate time to market, the company announced on Sept. 28. The TEMPO service, which stands for Thermal, Electrical, Mechanical,... read more

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