NAILD Newcomers Olympia Lighting, Standard Products Take Top Awards for Luminaires, Controls

May 9, 2019 [addtoany]

Keystone Technologies Honored with ‘Best Overall’ Product for Fourth Year

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J.—April 30, 2019 – Keystone Technologies, Olympia Lighting, Standard Products, Signify and Gripple took home top honors at the 2019 Product Sprint Awards, the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) announced today.

NAILD’s coveted Product Sprint awards honor lighting manufacturers with the very best products in five categories. Exhibitors showcased their most innovative products during NAILD Innovation 2019 at the Nugget Casino in Reno, Nevada. NAILD’s distributor members voted the winners of the prestigious awards, which are the pinnacle of design innovation and technical achievement.

“The record-setting number of entries into this year’s NAILD’s Product Sprint were all exceptional; it was a tough choice,” said Cory Schneider, NAILD president. “These truly innovative products, developed by newcomers to NAILD and veteran manufacturers, are chosen by lighting distributors who know exactly how the products perform for the end user and what really will work for the long haul. We love that everyone has an equal chance to be one of the best of the best.”

Two of NAILD’s newest members, Olympia Lighting and Standard Products, took top honors in their respective categories. A solar LED area light from Olympia Lighting was named the best out of 10 competitors in the hotly contested Best Luminaire category and a dual LED from Standard Products was named Best Control.

Keystone’s LED SmartPort earned “Best Lamp” and voters also named it “Best Overall” at the conference, continuing the company’s four-year streak of top honors.

The 2019 Product Sprint winners are:

Best Luminaire: Solar LED Area Light from Olympia Lighting

All-in-one solar LED fixture.

Best Lamp & Best Overall: LED SmartPort from Keystone Technologies

LED SmartPort is the quickest and easiest way to add motion or daylight sensing to HID LED lamps.

Best Control: DUOLED from Standard Products

DUOLED is an innovative compact dimmer switch and LED driver that converts 120VAC into 12/24VDC applications, with outstanding dimming performance.

Best Ballast: Advance Express from Signify

Advance Express is a fast and simple way to configure a LED driver by using the MultiOne Express software and wireless wand.

Best Accessory/Service: Newest Angel Hangar from Gripple

The newest variation of the Angel Hangar is an Adjustable Y-Fit, where the length of the legs can be adjusted for balance.

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About The National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD)

Founded in 1977, the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) is a nonprofit trade association that helps its members grow their businesses with cutting-edge education, conferences, awards and sharing of best practices. Its timely Lighting Specialist educational & certificate programs serve as a pillar in the lighting industry, while its annual conference unites lighting professionals in an evolving industry. For more information, visit