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Underground Mine Lighting Exhibit Opening

February 22

The Western Museum of Mining & Industry announces the opening of its latest exhibit, “Underground Mine Lighting,” with a lecture by Joe Samek of the Division of Reclamation, Mining & Safety, part of Colorado’s Department of Natural Resources. The exhibit showcases the museum’s large collection of mining lamps and accessories. More than 50 lamps areRead more


A.L.P. Sells Thermoforming Business and Engages in OEM Sales Representation Agreement with RLR Industries, Inc.

February 20

February 20, 2019  (Niles, IL) -A.L.P. Lighting Components, a leading global manufacturer of Lighting components and kits, announced today that it has sold its thermoforming business to Mableton, GA-based RLR Industries, Inc.  In conjunction with RLR’s sales management, the Bill Brown Sales Company (BBS) will represent RLR’s product lines in the Continental United States (excludingRead more


RLR Industries, Inc, Acquires A.L.P.’s Thermoforming Business and Engages in OEM Sales Representation Agreement with Bill Brown Sales Co.

February 20

2/18/2019 (Mableton, GA) -RLR Industries, Inc., the leading fully integrated North American manufacturer of thermoformed lighting components, lenses and diffusers, announced today that it has acquired the thermoforming business of A.L.P Lighting Products.  In addition, in conjunction with RLR’s Sales Management, the Bill Brown Sales Company will represent RLR’s product lines in the Continental UnitedRead more


Phillips/Signify IP Machine Continues to Grow

February 20

February 20, 2019 Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is experiencing an acceleration in the number of companies becoming licensees for its EnabLED licensing program for LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs at the end of December 2018. This follows the addition of 150 more innovations to its portfolio early inRead more


Phoenix Lighting Buys Georgia-Based Bright Lights Systems

February 20

Milwaukee-based Phoenix Lighting has acquired Georgia-based Bright Light Systems Inc. in a deal that will expand the company’s lighting control and monitoring offerings. Phoenix Lighting is a manufacturer of industrial light fixtures for harsh environments that operates from a 68,000-square-foot facility at 8711 W. Port Ave. on Milwaukee’s northwest side. The company was bought from the fourth generation ofRead more


Prescription Lighting Is Closer to Reality Than You May Think

February 20

Although the international lighting community does not yet know enough to prescribe a certain type of electric lighting to meet the specific needs of specific individuals, enough has been learned in the past few years “to make a difference in people’s lives,” according to Mariana G. Figueiro, Ph.D., director of the Lighting Research Center, aRead more


GE Downsizes in Boston

February 18

General Electric is once again downsizing, this time shrinking the scale of its once-ambitious plan for a fancy headquarters along the Boston waterfront.  The struggling light bulb and jet engine maker announced on Thursday it ditched a plan to build a 12-story office building in the Fort Point neighborhood of Boston. Instead, GE (GE) and Massachusetts have agreed to jointly sell theRead more


Marketing Expert David Gordon to Speak at NAILD Innovation 2019

February 18

NAILD Innovation 2019 Conference Educates Industry April 15-18 in Reno PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — Feb. 12, 2019 –Marketing expert David Gordon will offer insights about creating demand for distributors at the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) NAILD Innovation 2019. NAILD Innovation 2019, “The Biggest Little Light Show,” will be held April 15-18, 2019Read more