LED/Lighting Business News

GE Selling Intelligent Environments Business, Current to Private Equity Firm

GE reported a proposed deal to sell its intelligent environments business, Current, powered by GE, to American Industrial Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. Current, powered by GE, a three-year-old startup, recently began introducing industrial LED lighting with the company’s environmental sensing technology embedded. Current’s latest product release, for …

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Navigation Forecasts 7.6% CAGR in the TLED Market from 2018 to 2027

Navigant Research predicts that the global market for tubular LEDs (TLEDs) examines the commercial market for tubular light-emitting diodes (TLEDs), will grow by 7.6% CAGR from 2018 to 2027. The firm cites declining prices for TLEDs, a desire to reduce energy consumption, and building codes and standards that require more …

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Medicinal Plant Research Facility Orders Heliospectra’s ELIXIA LED Grow Light System

Heliospectra AB a producer of LED lighting technology for greenhouses and controlled plant growth environments, reported a new order from a preeminent facility for medicinal plant research in Spain. The privately-owned Spanish company, which was founded in 2008, is active in the field of medicinal plant research. The facility ordered …

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Eaton Fosters Future Lighting Designers with Annual SOURCE Competition

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree, City, Georgia USA, called for entries for the company’s 42nd Annual SOURCE Awards, Eaton’s lighting design competition devoted to fostering the next generation of lighting professionals and developing new industry talent. The company wants to encourage university students studying architecture, design, engineering, or related …

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Zumtobel Wins Award for Short Film Ad about its Soon-to-be-released Emergency Lighting System

Zumtobel of Dornbirn, Austria, has created an award-winning ad for its  RESCLITE PRO. The film that the company produced combines elements of suspense and horror movies with an eerie setting in a dark staircase. The ad focuses on a woman who appears to be wearing an emergency life preserver around …

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A.L.P.’s Recruit™ LED Fixture Kit Recognized in Eneref Report for its Recyclable Polycarbonate Housing

A.L.P. Recruit Wall-Mounted Security Fixture featured in Eneref report

When you decide to throw away your LED lighting after its long lifetime, it will not contain the hazardous material that compact fluorescent bulbs contain, but it will fill space in a landfill. And like most mass produced products, the final product takes a lot of energy and resources to …

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EU Banning Certain Halogen Bulbs

100 W E27 halogen bulb,

The European Union’s ban on producing or importing halogen bulbs will go into effect as of September 1, 2018. Back in 2016, Halogen GU10 spotlights were been banned. The new ban effects E27 Edison screw (ES) or B22 bayonet bulbs (BC), reportedly the most common type of halogen bulbs in …

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Swiss Helicopter Gets Lighting as a Service from ZGS

With 14 locations, Swiss Helicopter AG serves as Switzerland’s leading helicopter company. As well as offering conventional transport and passenger flights, Swiss Helicopter also provides flights for sightseeing, giving customers the opportunity to experience the Swiss alpine landscape from above. Instead of purchasing a lighting solution for its lighting refurbishment, …

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