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Eaton Pauses Price Increase

February 28

The United Sates government announced intent to delay implementation of the 25% tariff effective March 1, 2019 on Chinese-manufactured components and finished goods. In response, Eaton Lighting will suspend the planned March 1, 2019 price increase until further information is made available.


Strategies in Light Sold…Again

February 26

Last Spring, EdisonReport reported that Pennwell, the owner of Strategies in Light and several other properties, had been sold to Clarion Events.  Clarion is owned by funds managed by Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment firms and Blackstone is also the money behind IMC, which acquired AMC, the previous owner of LIGHTFAIR.  EdisonReport broke thisRead more


DLC’s Axel Pearson to Discuss New QLP for SSL, Horticultural Lighting, Networked Controls

February 26

NAILD Innovation 2019 Conference Educates Industry April 15-18 in Reno PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — Feb. 25, 2019 – Axel Pearson, LC, technical manager at the DesignLights Consortium (DLC), will present at NAILD Innovation 2019 to help lighting industry professionals understand the DLC’s 2019 Qualified Products List (QPL), the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD)Read more


LEDucation Launches Mobile App

February 25

Make Your LEDucation Experience Easy with the LEDucation Mobile App by Download Attendify from iTunes Download Attendify from Google Play Be informed about any changes at the event instantly with Push notifications. Get easy access to presentation schedules, speakers, exhibitors, and floor map. Go Paper Free. Set Reminders. Build Relationships and Connect with Other AttendeesRead more


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