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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
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced its 2014 seminar schedule. Attendees will earn Learning Units from the American Institute of Architects and/or Continuing Education Units.... read more
Stein World announced that it has promoted Adam Firrone to the role of Merchandise Manager. Firrone has been serving as Merchandising Assistant for the past 2 years and has more than 15 years of industry sales, showroom... read more
American Lighting Assn. (ALA) President and CEO Dick Upton has been selected to receive the 2014 Hall of Fame Award at the Annual Conference in Nashville. Upton has more than 55 years of experience as a professional... read more
MaxLite appointed Jay Lee to the newly created position of General Manager, Western Office, and Fred Kim to Warehouse Manager at its MaxLite West facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Lee reports to Todd Kim, General Manager of... read more
Total Lighting Concepts Inc. (TLC) is a new commercial account rep firm for Nora Lighting. TLC will represent products in the Nora Lighting and NSpec Architectural Lighting lines. NSpec is the specifier and architectural... read more

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