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Leotek Responds to Detroit Quality Complaint

May 16

Leotek Statement on Detroit’s EC LED Street Lights San Jose, CA.- Leotek launched its first LED street light over 10 years ago, and its customers worldwide have benefited with improved quality of light, and substantially lower energy costs. Leotek prides itself on innovating, and facing the challenges associated with technology leadership. The recent report inRead more


IES Launches New Member Benefit | MY IES

May 16

Welcome to your new MY IES! MY IES has been designed and implemented to improve your member experience. Our goal is to improve the user experience of our website by creating an online atmosphere that is easy to navigate and becomes a one-stop-shop for all your IES involvement and engagement. For those of you whoRead more


SIL Call for Abstracts Due 5 JUN

May 15

February 11 – 13, 2020 San Diego Convention Center | San Diego, CA Call for Abstracts Deadline: June 5, 2019 We’re looking for the best and brightest in the industry to share creative ideas, insights and expertise on the latest developments impacting the future of light. Known for providing the highest level of excellence inRead more


Cree Lighting Sale is Complete

May 14

On 10 MAY 2019, EdisonReport exclusively reported that the Cree-Ideal deal was likely to be completed on Monday, 13 MAY, and today we can confirm that the sale did occur.    See the announcement below. DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 13, 2019–Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announced today that it has completed the sale of its Lighting ProductsRead more


RAB Price Increase

May 14

Dear Distributor and Agent Partners, The U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Trade representative (USTR) have implemented additional tariff increases on many goods including lighting fixtures, controls and lighting components. These increased tariffs were implemented by the USTR with unprecedented speed and impact the cost landscape for our products in ways we cannot completelyRead more


Osram and FSG Announce Collaborative Partnership for Smart Building IoT Solutions

May 13

WILMINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Osram, a global high-tech lighting company, and Facility Solutions Group (FSG), a leader in building technology system design, integration, installation and managed services, are joining forces to offer turnkey smart building IoT solutions to the commercial, industrial and retail industries. As part of the collaborative partnership, FSG will offer the Encelium® Light Management SystemRead more


No Need to Visit Simkar While at LIGHTFAIR

May 10

Several sources have told EdisonReport that Philadelphia-based Simkar closed their doors at noon today.  EdisonReport first published that Simkar filed for bankruptcy protection on 8 MARCH. We are told  by a former employee that David Bellenzeni and David Coyne called a staff meeting at 9 am and read a termination letter from Sandeep Gupta, theRead more


Chinese Company Sues MaxLite for IP Infringement

May 10

EXCLUSIVE:  MUST CREDIT EDISONREPORT.  EdisonReport has exclusively learned that Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd together with its affiliate Obert, Inc. has a patent infringement lawsuit against MaxLite for LED tube products. In a statement to the EdisonReport, Simon Liu, Obert’s IP Counsel stated, “Super Lighting actively monitors the market and opposes the distribution ofRead more


Cree Ideal Deal Likely to Close Monday

May 10

EdisonReport has learned that the Cree Lighting sale is likely  to go through Monday, 13 MAY.   The company will be called Cree Lighting, an Ideal Company.  Ideal and Cree hosted a strategic meeting in  Chicago last week with several key Cree reps.  The two reps we spoke with are very bullish on the deal. EdisonReportRead more