LRC Establishes Industry Consortium to Explore Additive Manufacturing for Lighting

April 18

Building upon the progress made during a recent workshop, the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has formally established the Additive Manufacturing for Lighting Consortium. The consortium will help bridge the knowledge gap between the lighting and 3D printing industries and build a collaboration for successful adoption of additive manufacturing for high-quality, value-addedRead more

LSI Sells NY Facility for $12M

April 18

A Greater Cincinnati manufacturer has found a buyer for its New York facility after transferring the work done there back to the Tri-State. Blue Ash-based LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: LYTS) will sell its manufacturing facility in Windsor, N.Y. in a deal expected to close on or before June 30. The company expects to receive $12Read more

NAILD Wins in Reno

April 18

This week your humble editor attended the National Association for Innovative Lighting Distributors Conference in Reno, NV.  NAILD is a growing organization and they do a lot right. In the past 12 months they have added nine new distributors and eight new manufacturers including big names such as Deco, H.E Williams, Hubbell Lighting, Saylite andRead more

Lighting Research Center to Develop New Plant Lighting Education Program

April 17

Numerous studies have found that humans don’t eat enough healthy foods including whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables. However, a recent study published in the journal PLOS One found that if everyone around the globe began to eat a healthy, plant-based diet, there would simply not be enough fruits and vegetables to feed the world. In other words,Read more

Another Signify Layoff

April 16

Our phone was blowing up yesterday with news of a Signify layoff in the U.S.  We received the following statement from the company:  “As the industry continues to transition, we are investing in high growth areas while aligning our organization to best serve our customers across the US – an important hub of economic growthRead more

EXCLUSIVE: Lumenpulse Files IP Suit Against Insight Lighting

April 11

Montreal, Quebec, April 9, 2019 – Lumenpulse, a leading manufacturer of high-performance, specification-grade LED lighting solutions, has filed a multi-patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, against Insight Lighting, Inc on April 8, 2019. Lumenpulse asserts infringement of United States Patents 9,291,334 and 9,638,381 by Insight’s “MedleyRead more