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25% Tariff on Hold

December 3

“President Trump has agreed that on January 1, 2019, he will leave the tariffs on $200 billion worth of product at the 10 percent rate, and not raise it to 25 percent at this time,” the White House said.


GE’s 94th Annual Nela Park Holiday Lighting Ceremony

December 3

The 94th annual Nela Park GE Lighting display, one of Cleveland’s most anticipated holiday spectacles, kicked off Friday at 5 p.m. with the lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m.  The GE Lighting holiday lights display features over half a million LED lights that last ten times longer than traditional Christmas lights and save about 80 percent inRead more


Get-a-Grip Podcast Takes on 10-year Warranties

November 30

Have you ever actually read a warranty for certain LED lights? Maybe you should. tED magazine has teamed up with Greg Ehrich and Michael Colligan of the “Get A Grip On Lighting” podcast to create exclusive content for lightED. Greg Ehrich, LC is the former President of the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) and ownerRead more


Registration is Open for LEDucation 2019 Conference and Trade Show

November 30

NEW YORK, November 30, 2018 — The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) is pleased to announce online registration is open for LEDucation 2019. This annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference is marking its 13th year, and will be held March 12-13, 2019 in New York City at the NY HiltonRead more


Hubbell Lighting Lays Off

November 29

EdisonReport has learned of a layoff occurring at Hubbell Lighting today. We reached out to a company spokesman who told us, “As part of Hubbell’s ongoing efficiency initiatives we are evolving roles in specific functions across the company. We will not comment on specific details of this consolidation other than to say we are committedRead more


WSJ: U.S. China Exploring Deal to Ease Tarriffs

November 29

The U.S. and China, looking to defuse tensions and boost markets, are exploring a trade deal in which Washington would suspend further tariffs through the spring in exchange for new talks looking at big changes in Chinese economic policy, said officials on both sides of the Pacific.


U.S. Army Deploys LiFi

November 28

“They had a hard time setting up their IT network, which isn’t usually an NSRDEC area, but we felt that we could address the need,” said Murphy. “Tactical speed is absolutely essential for command post setup. LiFi is potentially faster, easier to install and doesn’t have the security and exposure issues of other technologies.


Former Osram Building to be Torn Down

November 28

According to Elena Sierra, executive director for the Massachusetts General North Shore Center for Outpatient Care in Danvers, interior demolition of the building has already begun, the site has been fenced off, and the demolition will be staged over the next month.


Seoul Sues Fry’s

November 27

Seoul Semiconductor, a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, has expanded its patent infringement litigation against Fry’s Electronics, Inc., a big-box consumer electronics retailer, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Seoul asserts that top brand televisions being sold in Fry’s stores infringe 19 patents covering backlight lenses,Read more


Protocols for Wired and Wireless Control Systems Discussed at National Lighting Bureau’s 7th Annual Lighting Forum

November 27

The National Lighting Bureau has produced a new video on lighting controls. The panel discussion where wired and wireless controls was discussed is available free of charge to all interested persons. The panel discussion took place at the NLB’s 7th Annual Lighting Forum. Shepherdstown, WV, November 26, 2018 – “Everything you’ve ever wanted to know aboutRead more