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Cree Launches New LED Bulb with Improved Performance

Cree of Durham, North Carolina USA has launched what it claims to be a better LED bulb. The company notes that price wars in LED bulbs have led some companies to cut corners and compromise on LED bulb quality to make LED bulbs with a lower price. Cree contends that …

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Ashland Foundry Installs Intelligent LED Lighting System from Digital Lumens at Manufacturing Facility

Digital Lumens of Boston, Massachusetts USA, announced that Ashland Foundry & Machine Works, Inc. in Ashland, Pennsylvania has upgraded the lighting in its 215,000-square-foot manufacturing facility to the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System. In addition to the LED lighting, the retrofit project uses Digital Lumens specialized controls to further …

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India to Replace All Streetlights with LEDs Within 24 Months

The government of India plans to replace all of its streetlights with LED-based bulbs within the next 24 months, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said in a statement, according to an article that appeared in the Economic Times section of IndiaTimes.com. Goyai said that Karnataka should join hands with the central government in …

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Zumtobel Opens Office in Santiago, Chile

Zumtobel Lighting of Austria announced that it has opened a new office in Santiago, Chile to better serve the company’s growing number of Latin American customers. The new office will reportedly allow Zumtobel to service the region with both European and North American product, service and support. According to Zumtobel, …

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Feit Electric Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Cree

In the ongoing patent disputes of Cree versus Feit Electric, Fiet Electric has chosen to file its own patent infringement lawsuit against Cree. Feit Electric Company Inc based in Pico Rivera, California, USA has filed a patent infringement complaint in the United States District Court for the Middle District of …

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New LED-based Lighting System to Illuminate Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty will be getting a lighting upgrade thanks to a generous donation from Musco Lighting.  Beginning the evening of July 7 at about 8:45pm a new LED-based lighting system will begin illuminating the iconic landmark. Musco Lighting of Oskaloosa, Iowa USA, donated the lighting equipment for the …

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