LIGHTFAIR Special: Acuity Announces 6% Price Increase

May 8

Due to significant inflationary pressure, Acuity Brands is announcing a general price increase on Acuity Brands Lighting Products effective June 11, 2018. Price increases will average 6% on all legacy products and select LED product families and options. Specific category pricing will vary…

EdisonReport’s 2018 Top 10 MUST SEE List

May 7

Your humble team of judges worked very hard to narrow the list and there are some very exciting products being exhibited this year.  New product launches are one of the huge values that LIGHTFAIR brings to our industry, as LIGHTFAIR is the main venue for North America product introductions. I respectfully point out that notRead more

BigChinaLED at The Show

May 7

BigChinaLED at The Show No company epitomizes BigChinaLED more than Acuity’s neighbor, James Trading/James Industries.   We first saw James Trading at Strategies in Light (pictured above) earlier this year, where they had a 40 x 40 booth in the very front of the show. It really wasn’t a booth as much as it was eightRead more

Citizen Reinstated

May 4

Dear DLC Stakeholders, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reinstated recognition of Citizen Electronics Laboratory (Fujiyoshidashi, Japan) for ENERGY STAR testing. The DLC requires labs to be recognized by ENERGY STAR in order for LM-80 data to be acceptable for submissions to the DLC SSL Qualified Products List (QPL). Effective immediately, LM-80 reports from Citizen Electronics LaboratoryRead more

Hubbell Lighting Lands Exclusive Deal for High Intensity Narrow Spectrum (“HINS”) Lighting Technology for Areas of Congregation and the Food & Beverage Industry

May 4

Greenville, SC – May 4, 2018 – Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today it is the exclusive licensee of University of Strathclyde’s High Intensity Narrow Spectrum (“HINS”) lighting technology for Areas of Congregation and the Food & Beverage Industry in North and Central America. The University of Strathclyde, located in Glasgow,Read more

Fluence Bioengineering Acquired By OSRAM

May 3

Since Randy and I founded Fluence Bioengineering in 2013, the company has gone through a series of transformations to achieve our goal of moving the world to a more sustainable form of crop production. In 2013, we launched a custom lighting business to manufacture custom spectrum LED solutions for photobiology and horticulture research institutions. ThenRead more

Please welcome Lighting Facts Back from the Dead!

May 2

EXCLUSIVE MUST CREDIT EDISONREPORT.   Monday, 30 APR, EdisonReport reported the demise of the Lighting Facts program.  We were told that it was not funded in the budget and was dead. Today, we can report that it is stronger than ever and it will be run by  D+R International.   Our audience will know D+R as theyRead more

Acuity Buys IOTA. MAY DAY!!! Stock Drops Another 5%

May 1

Exclusive:  Must Credit EdisonReport. EdisonReport can confirm that Acuity has purchased Iota Engineering. Look for an announcement from Acuity once the markets close today. Also, we expect to have an Iota letter to their reps about the same time. Developing… Acuity Brands stock has dropped another 5% to $113.87 as of this writing.  A yearRead more

General LED Announces the Acquisition of the Acolyte Group

May 1

San Antonio, TX (May 1, 2018) – General LED Holdings, LLC (“General LED”) announced today it completed the acquisition of the Acolyte Group (“Acolyte”), a New York, NY based provider of fully-integrated LED lighting systems. Acolyte offers ribbon lighting and other architectural lighting products for a variety of indoor and outdoor applications. Founded in 2003Read more