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Announcement of IES Board of Directors Election Slate

December 10

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


Jademar Sets up Free Trade Zone to Offset 10% Tariffs

December 7

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.


Musco Lighting Assisting at President Bush Funeral Services

December 5

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


LEDVANCE Update: PA Plant to be Realigned; KY Plant to Close

December 4

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


Ray Kasmark Elected Chair of the National Lighting Bureau

December 4

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


A.L.P. Sells Extruded Sheet and Profile Business to Plaskolite

December 3

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