At the 2018 IES Annual Conference the Nominating Committee convened to perform the process of identifying the slate of Board of Director candidates that will appear on the ballot at the next Annual Membership Meeting. The Nominating Committee, which is comprised of four members selected by the Regions and three at-large members approved by theRead more
FTZs, which have been around for about 80 years, are special sites that allow companies to import, store, manufacture, assemble, repackage and re-export products duty free. They exist to encourage international trade. After federal trade rules changed in 2012, it became easier for companies to set them up at sites like bonded warehouses.
When news broke recently that Philips Photonics will double the size of its vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) plant in Germany, it was a reminder that Royal Philips is still in the lighting business, despite having famously shed its LED, bulb, and luminaire operations to concentrate on medical and health gear.
Therefore, we will not be proceeding with our announced January increase at this time. All other previously announced and implemented increases are in full effect and will be followed accordingly.
OSKALOOSA – Iowa-based Musco Lighting is providing crucial assistance at the funeral services for President George H.W. Bush this week, casting light on the east side of the United States Capitol for the thousands of visitors expected there to pay tribute. After national media reached out to Musco on Saturday morning with the request, theRead more
Internal LEDVANCE Statement: In the past two years, LEDVANCE has been evolving its manufacturing footprint and transforming from a manufacturer predominantly of traditional lamps to a dynamic and globally active lighting company with one of the most comprehensive LED portfolios for general lighting, including fixtures. LEDVANCE LLC is announcing changes to its manufacturing structure thatRead more
Connexion, Chicago, IL, an electrical and lighting distributor serving the Chicago market since 2007, has agreed to purchase the Chicago location of Van Meter Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Shepherdstown, WV December 3, 2018: Raymond E. “Ray” Kasmark, Jr. has been elected chair of the National Lighting Bureau (NLB), the independent, not-for-profit, lighting-education foundation sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities, and agencies of the U.S. government. Mr. Kasmark represents the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ (IBEW) on the NLB board of directors. He is the IBEW’sRead more
December 3, 2018 (Niles, IL) -A.L.P. Lighting Components, a leading global manufacturer of LED components and kits, announces today that it has sold its plastic extrusion business to longtime supplier/partner, Columbus, OH-based Plaskolite. In this transaction, Plaskolite acquires A.L.P.’s extruded smooth and patterned lighting sheet and extruded profile lens product lines, as well as selectRead more
Cree has seen its stock price rise by about 25% over the last month, significantly outperforming the technology sector and semiconductor stocks, which appear to have entered a bear market.