Price Increases


RAB Announces 10% Price Increase

August 12

The U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Trade representative (USTR) have implemented additional tariff increases on many goods including lamps and ballasts. In response to these additional tariffs affecting LED Lamps [H.S. Code 8539.50.00; Light-emitting diode (LED) lamps] RAB is announcing a 10% price increase on lamps effective September 7, 2019.


Acuity Brands Announces 10% Increase on Control Products

July 8

Given continuous upward cost pressure on electronic components, a price increase will be applied to select Acuity Controls™ products. This price increase is not tariff-driven: it is an adjustment that is needed based on challenging electronics component market conditions. A price increase of up to 10% on specific Acuity Controls products will be effective Monday,Read 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


Acuity Pauses Price Increase

February 28

Date: February 27, 2019 To: U.S. C&I & Showroom Agency Principals & Associates Subject: Tariff Update Notification Letter   In early February, we announced a price increase to be effective March 4, 2019, as a result of increases in our product input costs, including the direct and indirect impact from higher tariffs, the implementation ofRead more


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.


QSSI 2019 Price Increase

February 6

February 6, 2019 To our valued customers: As indicated in our previous correspondence, we find it necessary to implement a price increase of 15% on all products. This is due to the implementation of tariffs on imported goods into the United States effective on March 1, 2019. We are working on revisions to our priceRead more


Crestron: No Price Increase Due to Tariffs

December 5

September 1, 2018 To: Crestron commercial lighting agents RE: Crestron will not be imposing price increases on commercial lighting products due to tariffs As we are sure you are all aware over the past several months the implementation of tariffs on imported goods has caused many manufactures to increase the cost of their products notRead more