2017-03-01

Dow Corning Expands Design Freedoms for LED Packaging With Five New High-Performance Optical Silicone Encapsulants

Dow Corning, a major manufacturer in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation and wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company, further expanded the design flexibilities for LED packaging manufacturers today with the addition of five new optical encapsulants (OEs) to its fast-growing portfolio of advanced LED solutions. 
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2017-03-01

Phoseon Technology Exhibits LED Curing Solutions at Converters Expo 2017

Phoseon will showcase the latest UV LED curing solutions for printing applications at the upcoming Converters Expo 2017 event in Green Bay, WI. 
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2017-02-23

Dow Corning to Discuss During SIL 2017 How the Latest Advances in Optical Silicones Are Benefiting LED Designers

Clinton Whiteley, a development scientist for Dow Corning, will present a paper at Strategies in Light (SIL) 2017 that highlights recent advances in optical silicones targeting LED lamp and luminaire applications.
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2017-02-23

Opulent Americas Announces Acquisition of New Energy

Opulent Americas, Inc. has acquired New Energy, LLC, an independent LED solutions provider, furthering the company’s position as a globally integrated LED manufacturer. 
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2017-02-22

Lumileds Launches Chinese Website with Sleeker Design and Richer Content

Lumileds today unveiled its newly upgraded website for Chinese customers, www.lumileds.cn.com. Like the company’s global website, www.lumileds.com, the Chinese version features a refreshed visual design, rich content, simple navigation and optimization for today’s mobile devices. 
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2017-02-21

Think New! with Wings Engine Raw 8K at Paris Motor Show 2016

Think New!  - that was the theme behind Volkswagen AG Group’s gigantic Media and show presence at the Paris Motor Show 2016 held at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles from 1 – 16 October 2016.
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2017-02-21

Delight in Light Winner Is….

The winner of Delight in Light was announced on the 31st January 2017. The accolade of Lighting Designer 2015/2016 and prize money of £1,000 went to Jimin Jeon from Northumbria University for her task light entitled L0.
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2017-02-21

Eaton Announces 2017 Continuing Education-Accredited Classes Available at the SOURCE for Professionals and Students

Power management company Eaton announced its 2017 calendar of classes available at its SOURCE Lighting Education Center, the industry’s leading lighting educational facility offering workshops, symposiums and interactive, hands-on learning experiences. 
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2017-02-16

LpS 2017: Co-Located with “Trends in Lighting”

The 7th annual LED professional Symposium +Expo will be taking place from September 26th to 28th. 
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2017-02-16

MaxLite Announces 10-Year Warranty on LED Lighting Fixtures

MaxLite today announced the introduction of a 10-year warranty on MaxLite LED indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures that includes coverage for parts and labor.
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2017-02-15

Monocrystal Announces Full Year Results For 2016

Monocrystal, a major manufacturer in synthetic sapphire growing and processing, today announced its results for the full year ended December 31, 2016.
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2017-02-14

Saving 75% On Energy Costs With SLG Lighting

A new LED lighting installation service from UK lighting supplier SLG Lighting is helping businesses across the UK to slash their energy and lighting maintenance costs – and become eco-friendly at the same time.
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2017-02-14

The FLINGO project: an international team of experts improving the properties of LEDs

Given the growing demands placed on the electrical, optical and thermal functionality of LEDs, engineers are paying more and more attention to the advancement of new material properties. To this end, the FLINGO project (Functional Inorganic Layers for Next Generation Optical Devices) was established to develop new materials (layers, in particular) and processes to improve the efficiency and durability of LEDs. As the project coordinator, Osram Opto Semiconductors is working with renowned universities, research institutes and companies to maintain and improve market leadership in innovative LED products. The German Federal Ministry for Education and Research is sponsoring the FLINGO project – set to run through January 2020 – as part of the M-ERA.NET EU initiative, an EU-financed network set up to support the coordination of European research projects.
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2017-02-14

The Next Three Professional Championship Football Games are Scheduled to be Played Under Eaton’s Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System

Power management company Eaton today announced that its advanced Ephesus sports lighting light-emitting diode (LED) and controls system will illuminate the next three professional football championship games, scheduled for 2018 in Minneapolis, 2019 in Atlanta and 2020 in Miami. Featuring its patented system technology, including industry-leading dynamic control functions, the LED system enhances the viewing experience for spectators in the stadium and at home, offering greater control and capabilities for the elaborate half-time shows - all while reducing energy use by as much as 75 percent.
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2017-02-14

BIOS Lighting VP to speak at Strategies in Light in Anaheim on March 1

BIOS Lighting, a manufacturer and innovator of human centric and agricultural LED lighting solutions, today announced that BIOS VP Human Biological Research and Technologies Robert Soler will speak at Strategies in Light in Anaheim on March 1, 2017 at 11 a.m.
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2017-02-14

Future Proofing the Food Supply: Acuity Brands signs research project with the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications at Rensselaer

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has signed a sponsored research agreement with Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., the leading North American supplier of LED-based lighting solutions.  As part of this project, the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) will develop light protocols for specialized LED lighting with integrated feedback for efficient plant growth.
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2017-02-14

Adam Hall Group Expands Event Tech Solutions Portfolio with Riggatec Brand

As of February 15th, the Adam Hall Group will be adding a new name to its family of brands within its event technology solutions portfolio – Riggatec. The range expansion with Riggatec will allow the Adam Hall Group to offer non-exclusively worldwide a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality rigging products at a competitive price point for the stage and event sector. 
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2017-02-14

Leti Presents 1st-Ever Results in LED Pixelization & Record High-Resolution for Micro-Displays

Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, today announced it has developed a μLED fabrication process to create high-resolution arrays at 10-micron pitch. 
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2017-02-14

Acolyte’s Sales Management Team Expands with Appointment in the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand Regions

Acolyte LED has increased its global sales footprint with the addition of two new team members to cover the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand regions
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2017-02-14

Lighting Standards Introduce Lamp Base and Holder for Tubular LEDs

Today, ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C81 revised two standards for the lighting industry: ANSI C81.61-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lamp Bases—Specifications for Bases (Caps) for Electric Lamps and ANSI C81.62-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lampholders, as announced by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). These standards present specifications for lamp bases and holders, and now include G6.6 designations.
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2017-02-13

Acuity Brands Signs Research Project with the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications at Rensselaer

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has signed a sponsored research agreement with Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., a North American supplier of LED-based lighting solutions. As part of this project, the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) will develop light protocols for specialized LED lighting with integrated feedback for efficient plant growth.
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2017-02-09

Osram Starts New Fiscal Year With Accelerated Growth

- First-quarter revenue rises almost 8 percent on a comparable basis  - Adjusted EBITDA margin at 18.0 percent  - Osram confirms outlook for fiscal 2017
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2017-02-09

MechaTronix Launches 2x2MX LED Cooler Platform

While standardizations have been mainly focusing on retail and indoor lighting application, also the field of industrial lighting is undergoing a same move. Availability of standard building bricks lead to a shorter time to market, crucial in the hectic lighting world of today.
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2017-02-09

Phoseon Technology Exhibits LED Curing Solutions at Advanced Tech Korea

Phoseon will showcase the latest UV LED curing solutions for adhesive, coating and ink applications at the upcoming Advanced Tech Korea event in Seoul, South Korea. Visit the Phoseon exhibit, booth number C-11, to learn how Phoseon LED technology is a perfect fit for your application. Phoseon's products are compact, easy to integrate, and achieve high intensity output through optimized LED thermal management. Users of Phoseon LED curing systems can process a variety of materials (including thin and heat-sensitive substrates) at maximum production speeds with low-input power.
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2017-02-07

Nichia Demands That Everlight Complies With the Judgement of Düsseldorf Court of Appeal in Germany

As reported in a prior press release, in its judgement of December 22, 2016 (docket number I-15 U 31/14), the Düsseldorf Court of Appeal in Germany has confirmed the infringement as already found at court in first instance of YAG Patent EP 0 936 682 (DE 697 02 929) of Nichia Corporation ("Nichia") by Taiwanese LED manufacturer Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. and its German subsidiary Everlight Electronics Europe GmbH (both "Everlight") concerning six accused white LED products. The further appeal of the Everlight affecting judgement was not allowed by the Düsseldorf Court of Appeal. Everlight has filed in the meantime against this decision a request with the Federal Court of Justice (docket number X ZR 5/17) to allow such further appeal.
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2017-02-07

Düsseldorf Court Orders Fine Against Mouser for Contempt of Preliminary Injunction Regarding a Product of Everlight Based on Nichia's YAG Patent

As reported in a prior press release, on September 29, 2016, the Düsseldorf District Court in Germany had granted a preliminary injunction against Mouser Electronics Inc. ("Mouser") based on a request of Nichia Corporation ("Nichia"). The court admitted Nichia's arguments that the white LED product "334-15/X1C5-1QSA" manufactured by Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. and distributed by Mouser in Germany infringes Nichia's YAG patent EP 936 682 (DE 697 02 929).
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2017-02-07

Calibre Reports Rapid International Growth

Image processing manufacturer, Calibre reports 31% increase in sales revenue in 2016 over 2015.
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2017-02-07

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition: The most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia

From 9 – 12 June 2017, Asia’s most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event – the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) will return for the 22nd year to the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China. As a continuation of the well-received show theme in 2016, next year’s “THINKLIGHT: The convergent future” focus will appropriately address market shifts and trends.
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2017-02-07

HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) Enhance More Business Opportunities for Industry to Shine

The 9th edition of HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) will be staged from 6 to 9 April 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Around 1,300 exhibitors are expected to join the fair, offering global buyers a one-stop sourcing platform for all finished products, parts and components.
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2017-02-07

MassDOT Is Exploring Private Sector Management for Lighting Project for the Metropolitan Highway System

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced today it has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit responses from industry experts and interested parties on a proposed Metropolitan Highway System (MHS) Lighting Project to see if MassDOT should contract with an outside partner to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the lighting system.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W ef... READ MORE

The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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