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Generation Brands, the parent company to Feiss, Monte Carlo Fans, LBL Lighting, Sea Gull Lighting and Tech Lighting, announced Joe Higgins will be promoted to Chairman of the Board and Josh Weiss to Chief Executive Officer,... read more
Lamps V1.0 transition milestones set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Energy Star are drawing near. After May 30, 2014, EPA-recognized certification bodies will stop certifying new product submittals to the... read more
Studio A will open its first New York showroom in the New York Design Center (NYDC). The new showroom will debut mid-May with more than 4,000 square feet of space neighboring Global Views on the 6th floor of the NYDC, home... read more
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) first-quarter 2014 Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) data of current and future remodeling business conditions show current condition ratings fell significantly in... read more
Deadlines for the Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Indoor Competition have been extended. Written Intents to Submit are now due online at www.ngldc.org on May 23 and product entries are due on June 30. Judging will now take... read more
American Lighting Brands has added Thumprints to its family of companies. Headquartered in the Chicago area, the umbrella corporation for Arroyo Craftsman, Framburg, House of Troy and G. Scatchard encompasses a range of high... read more
“Lighting Design 101:  An Overview of Past, Present and Future Fundamentals and Trends in Residential and Commercial Lighting” will be presented on May 5th in Glen Allen, VA, with Joe Rey-Barreau as the featured speaker... read more
The 2014 Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Indoor Competition is now open. Written Intents to Submit are due online at www.ngldc.org on April 28, and entries are due on June 2. Judging will take place in early July and the... read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 127 organizations — including the following lighting companies: Panasonic Eco Solutions North America; Good Earth Lighting;... read more
George C. Bosson, a veteran architectural lighting executive, has joined Tech Lighting. In the newly created role of Director of Architectural Lighting, Bosson will be responsible for working with Tech Lighting’s sales team... read more
Theodore Alexander announced two additions to its executive team. Mike Heath joins the company in the new position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Theodore Alexander upholstery. In this role, Heath will... read more
Registration is now open for the Sustainable Furnishings Council’s first-of-kind educational conference, SFC NEXT, a national event that will educate businesses about what’s cutting-edge in the arena of sustainability. SFC... read more
More than 18,000 buyers from 112 countries and regions took part in the sixth Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition). The four-day exhibition (April 6-9, 2014) drew... read more
Finalists for the fifth annual Showroom of the Year Awards have been announced. The awards, which honor the top lighting retailers in North America, are presented by Residential Lighting and Dallas Market Center. “Lighting... read more
Holtkötter Intl. Inc. has filed for protection under Chapter 11 bankruptcy code. The Minnesota-based company is the North American distribution partner for German lighting manufacturer Holtkötter. The filing is an attempt to... read more
On March 25, 2014, Honda marked the opening of Honda Smart Home US at the University of California, Davis, showcasing technologies that enable zero-net-energy living and transportation. The home, located on the West Village... read more
Lamps Plus will unveil new mini pendant lights by Jamie Young Co. at the spring High Point Market, April 7, 2014. Inspired by the materials, textures and colors Young encountered during her travels through India, the hand-... read more
Nuevo has hired Todd Hady as Vice President of Sales. Hady, an industry vet with more than 35 years of executive sales experience, was most recently Vice President of Sales for Kincaid Furniture for 10 years. He also spent... read more
AFX Inc. announced the appointment of Tim Tevyaw as President of AFX. Bill Solomon, current President, will transition to the role of CEO for AFX. Tevyaw, a 15-year veteran of AFX, most recently served as Vice President of... read more
Twenty-six commercial LED outdoor lighting products were recognized for excellence by the Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition on Feb. 26, 2014. Several award-winning products with... read more

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