Navigant Research on Smart Street Lighting: Signify—Leader, Acuity—Challenger

July 19

July 19, 2018 Navigant Research ranks Signify global leader for Smart Street Lighting  Signify ranked as the top scoring leader in new report Navigant Research estimates annual smart street lighting revenue to grow to nearly $8.3 billion globally by 2027 Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Industry analyst firm, Navigant Research, has issued a report entitled, ‘Navigant Research Leaderboard: SmartRead more

Meijers Plans on 100% LED by 2021

July 19

All of Meijer’s stores across its six-state footprint will sport LED interior lighting by 2021, the company has revealed as part of an ongoing effort to grow sustainability initiatives. The Midwestern mass merchandiser plans to reduce its lighting electrical use by up to half annually, using equipment from GE, Cooper and Phillips. The changes will transitionRead more

Mike Lorenz leaves Eaton/Ephesus to Start Own Sports Lighting Sales Firm

July 16

Syracuse, N.Y. — The president of Eaton’s Syracuse-based Ephesus Sports Lighting business has left the company, but only to start his own firm that will serve as Eaton’s sports lighting sales and service provider.  Mike Lorenz launched NGU Sports Lighting LLC, based in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., last week after serving as interim chief operating officerRead more

Please Say Goodbye to SLV North America

July 16

This letter is to inform you that as of this Friday, July 13, 2018, SLV North America Inc. will permanently cease all operations at its Tampa, Florida facility. SLV appreciates your business and our working relationship.  Regrettably, as of the date above, we will no longer be able to fulfill orders. Be assured, every effortRead more

Learn the Science Behind Human Centric Lighting

July 16

The future of the human-centric lighting market is surging forward as scientists continue to research the dramatic impacts of light on the body and mind.  From influencing sleep-wake cycles to speeding up the recovery process, human-centric lighting is taking center stage as one of the fastest growing sectors in the lighting market.

Global Lighting Market Expected to Grow at 7.9% through 2024

July 16

The “Global Industrial Lighting Market – Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecast to 2024” report has been added to’s offering. Global industrial lighting market is expected to grow at CAGR of 7.9% during forecast period 2017-2024. Increasing modernization and infrastructural development, growing penetration of LEDS, due to reducing price across diversified industrial applications, durability of LED lights forRead more

9405.40.60 Makes the Tariff List

July 12

ON 13 APR, EdisonReport first reported about the unintended consequences of the proposed tariffs and how they would penalize U.S. manufacturers while giving companies that import complete fixtures (with no U.S. labor) an even greater advantage. With the next round of Tariffs, LED Luminaires are on the proposed list.  The newly released list shows HarmonizedRead more

Philips Advance Signifies Ballast/Driver Price Increase

July 12

July 3, 2018 Re: Price Increases Dear Philips Advance Customers, Philips Advance is implementing a general price increase on select LED product families, effective with product shipments from August 15, 2018. Specific pricing will vary by category. The last date for invoicing shipments on existing orders at current price levels is August 14, 2018. AllRead more

Halsey Cook to Leave as CEO of Sonepar

July 11

A Charleston-area executive is taking the reins at one of South Carolina’s largest and oldest privately held businesses. Spartanburg-based Milliken & Co. named Halsey M. Cook Jr. as president and CEO on Wednesday. He succeeds J. Harold Chandler at the global chemical and textile giant Sept 1.