Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify, (LIGHT.NX), the world leader in lighting, today announced the successful pricing of its inaugural EUR 1.275 billion Eurobond Offering comprising of EUR 675 million fixed rate notes due 2024 with a coupon of 2.000% and EUR 600 million fixed rate notes due 2027 with a coupon of 2.375%. The netRead more
In response to the postponement of the in-person 2020 Research Symposium, the IES is pleased to announce that we are hosting a Virtual Research Symposium and registration is now open. During this time, we will leverage our technology to disseminate valuable, relevant and timely content. We hope that you find this virtual symposium insightful, beneficial, andRead more
Updates to SSL V5 Requirements in Response to COVID-19 The deadline to update V4.4 products to V5.0 and V5.1 has been extended by 1 month. The deadline to submit V5.0 new product applications has been extended by 3 months. Dimming requirements for V5.0 Standardproducts have been postponed to V5.1.
Fluxwerx Illumination, Vancouver, BC Shenzhen OKT Lighting Co., Ltd, China April 28, 2020 Fluxwerx Illumination, and Shenzhen OKT Lighting Co., Ltd., have amicably resolved a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Fluxwerx asserting infringement of United States Patent D747,539, in the District Court for the Southern District of Texas (Houston Division). As part of the settlement, OKT will discontinue sales of itsRead more
(CNN) – Donald Milton tests people for colds and flu in his lab at the University of Maryland. Among other experiments, his students use a “sneeze machine” to measure how far viruses fly out of the nose and mouth when people sneeze, cough, talk or just breathe. It means a parade of students infected withRead more
NORDEON GROUP is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Stockton as CEO of Nordeon Group BV global operations effective immediately. In his position, Stockton will oversee leadership of internationally known brands Griven, Hess, Lamp Lighting, Nordeon, Schmitz-Wila, Vulkan, and Wila (UK). He succeeds Ralf Knorrenschild, who will assume a leadership role as Managing DirectorRead more
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has released a Request for Information (RFI) on direct current (DC) lighting and building microgrid technologies. The combination of these technologies can improve resiliency of buildings and the electric grid while facilitating achievement of Zero Energy Buildings. In a DC building microgrid, the DC outputs of on-site power sources suchRead more
First quarter 20201 Signify’s installed base of connected light points increased from 56 million in Q4 19 to 60 million in Q1 20 CSG growing profit engines -14.5%; CSG total Signify -15.3% Adj. indirect costs down EUR 56 million, or -11.1%, excl. currency effects and changes in scope Adj. EBITA margin improved by 10 bpsRead more
The COVID-19 pandemic has many people thinking about ways to disrupt its spread. Since the late 1800s we have known that ultraviolet (UV) light can provide effective sanitization. Recently, we have seen a growing trend where ultraviolet germicidal devices on offer do not include effective means for containment or limitation of UV-C exposure.
Due to the continuing impacts surrounding COVID-19, the Designers Lighting Forum of New York and the LEDucation committee have made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel LEDucation 2020. We are disappointed that we are unable to hold LEDucation 2020 for the lighting community. However, the health and welfare of our exhibitors and attendees isRead more