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GLA | Guidelines | Business | Emerging Economies | Oct 27, 2021

Global Lighting Association Releases Regulatory Guidelines for an Effective Transition to Energy Efficient Lighting in Emerging Economies

Global Lighting Association Releases Regulatory Guidelines for an Effective Transition to Energy Efficient Lighting in Emerging Economies The Global Lighting Association (GLA) has published a document containing a recommended set of regulatory guidelines for general service and linear LED lamps. Based on international standards, the guidelines are intended for use by regulatory authorities in developing and emerging economies considering national legislation and associated regulations to accelerate the transition to energy efficient lighting. Read more »

Luminii | Acquisition | Precision Lighting | Remote Controlled Lighting | Business | Oct 22, 2021

Luminii Acquires Precision Lighting and Remote Controlled Lighting

Luminii Acquires Precision Lighting and Remote Controlled Lighting Precision Lighting and Remote Controlled Lighting, two British lighting manufacturers, are pleased to announce that Luminii, a Chicago-based manufacturer of industry leading specification-grade architectural LED lighting systems, has acquired the companies. Read more »

Digital Lumens | Acquisition | Business | Oct 12, 2021

Skyview Capital Acquires Digital Lumens and Encelium Lighting Solutions Business

Skyview Capital Acquires Digital Lumens and Encelium Lighting Solutions Business Skyview Capital, a global private investment firm, announced that it has acquired the Digital Lumens and Encelium businesses from Osram Licht AG. Terms were not disclosed. Digital Lumens and Encelium’s advanced Lighting Controls solutions provide leading-edge software and hardware to improve and automate the lighting of commercial and industrial facilities. Skyview Capital has formalized the new company, Digital Lumens, Inc., and will invest in this entity to accelerate the growth, innovation, adoption, and support of these solutions. Read more »

Acquisition | Business | Sep 03, 2021

EGLO Took Over the Majority of Bartenbach

EGLO Took Over the Majority of Bartenbach On August 24, 2021 the company EGLO acquired the majority of the Bartenbach Holding. EGLO is a family owned business with more than 50 years of history and is credited as being the largest residential lighting supplier in Europe. Read more »

Acquisition | wtec | Trilux | Business | Jul 21, 2021

TRILUX is Investing 25.1% in the IT Expert wtec

TRILUX is Investing 25.1% in the IT Expert wtec Future-proof properties have a powerful building management system that brings together, monitors and controls all trades. In order to simplify the integration of lighting into the hardware and software infrastructure of digitalised buildings, TRILUX is investing in the IT expert wtec. The company specialises in building automation and IT infrastructure. One innovative solution in the portfolio is smartengine technology, with which the complete lighting network can be implemented via the data cabling and seamlessly integrated into the building management system. This makes complex building infrastructures obsolete and lays the foundation for individual Human Centric Smart Lighting that combines maximum efficiency with user orientation. Read more »

Business | LightingEurope | Renovation Call | Jul 15, 2021

Renovate Lighting for More Energy Savings

Renovate Lighting for More Energy Savings LightingEurope welcomes the publication of the EU ‘Fit for 55’ package today, which transforms the EU’s ambition to deliver 36-39% of energy efficiency savings for final and primary energy consumption by 2030 into binding legislation. Read more »

Business | Signify | Telensa | Jul 07, 2021

Signify Expands Offering for Smart Cities by Acquiring Telensa

Signify Expands Offering for Smart Cities by Acquiring Telensa Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, announces today that it acquired Telensa Holdings Ltd, a UK-based expert in wireless monitoring and control systems for smart cities. With Telensa, Signify adds a narrow-band and TALQ-compliant solution to its feature-rich, open and secured systems. This will enable Signify to service a broader group of customers, by making smart city infrastructure affordable to cities utilizing the unlicensed radio space. Telensa will continue to sell its systems under its own brand name. Read more »

Business | LightingEurope | Jun 23, 2021

LightingEurope Advocates for All Building Renovations to Include an Upgrade of Lighting Installations

LightingEurope Advocates for All Building Renovations to Include an Upgrade of Lighting Installations With its Renovation Wave Initiative (RWI), the European Union (EU) intends to at least double the rate of building renovations in Europe over the next 10 years. In doing so, the European Commission hopes to reignite Europe’s economy for a post-pandemic world and ensure that the EU meets its Green Deal climate objectives of reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 % by 2030 and becoming climate neutral by 2050. Read more »

AcuityBrands | Acquisition | Osram | Business | Jun 09, 2021

Acuity Brands Acquires the ams OSRAM Digital Systems Business in North America

Acuity Brands Acquires the ams OSRAM Digital Systems Business in North America Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (“Acuity”) a leading industrial technology company announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase ams OSRAM’s North American Digital Systems (DS) business. Acuity’s ownership of ams OSRAM’s North American DS business will bring a strategic fit and perspective to customers and associates, and a growth strategy for the business. Acuity expects the transaction to close during the summer of 2021. Read more »

L-Prize | DOE | Business | Jun 01, 2021

DOE Announces New L-Prize for Next Generation LED Lighting

DOE Announces New L-Prize for Next Generation LED Lighting The Lighting Prize (L-Prize) is designed to advance the U.S. clean energy economy for next-generation LED lighting, encouraging innovators and researchers to engage in advanced lighting system development that leads to transformative designs, products, and impact. The L-Prize will reward innovations that move rapidly to improve lighting performance, resulting in energy, carbon, and cost savings for American businesses and consumers. Read more »

Lumileds | Sustainability | Business | May 20, 2021

Lumileds 2020 Sustainability Report

Lumileds 2020 Sustainability Report Lumileds, a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, has released its 2020 Sustainability Report that details the company’s progress in supporting the transition to a low-carbon and sustainable economy. In the report, Lumileds highlights how its lighting solutions contribute to positive changes in energy usage, safety, and health and well-being, supporting the company’s commitment to making the world safer, more sustainable, and beautiful with light. Read more »

Business | Acquisition | Dialog Semiconductor | Renesas | May 17, 2021

Renesas and Dialog Semiconductor to Join Forces to Advance Global Leadership in Embedded Solutions

Renesas and Dialog Semiconductor to Join Forces to Advance Global Leadership in Embedded Solutions Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”, TSE: 6723), a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Dialog Semiconductor Plc (“Dialog”, XETRA:DLG), a provider of power management, charging, AC/DC power conversion, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) technology, announced they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended all-cash acquisition by Renesas of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Dialog (the “Acquisition”) for EUR 67.50 per share, representing a total equity value of approximately EUR 4.9 billion (approximately 615.7 billion yen). Read more »

Luminell | Business | Apr 21, 2021

Glamox Acquires Luminell

Glamox Acquires Luminell Glamox AS has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Norwegian company Luminell Group AS. Read more »

Business | Fagerhult | Apr 20, 2021

Fagerhult Group Acquires Seneco

Fagerhult Group Acquires Seneco To strengthen our connectivity offering for outdoor environments, the Fagerhult Group has acquired the remaining 80% shares in Seneco A/S. Read more »

Business | LEDCity | Fundings | Apr 12, 2021

Funding: LEDCity Secured CHF 2 Million

Funding: LEDCity Secured CHF 2 Million LEDCity, a Zurich, Switzerland-based producer of autonomous lighting systems, announced completing a CHF 2M ($2.1M) capital funding round. The money was raised from local investors from Switzerland, including angel investors via SICTIC. Read more »

LightingEurope | Renovation Call | Business | Apr 07, 2021

LightingEurope Reiterates its Call to Accelerate Renovation of Lighting

LightingEurope Reiterates its Call to Accelerate Renovation of Lighting LightingEurope reiterates its call on national governments across Europe and on EU institutions to redouble their efforts and further accelerate renovation across Europe. Read more »

Business | Seoul Viosys | Earnings | Apr 06, 2021

Seoul Viosys Records Historical High First Quarter Earnings

Seoul Viosys Records Historical High First Quarter Earnings Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 092190), a leading global compound semiconductor provider, today announced that despite low seasonality, it achieved the highest first quarter sales of all time (preliminary sales announcement). Read more »

Business | Mar 18, 2021

Atar Capital Acquires Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from Panasonic Corporation

Atar Capital Acquires Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from Panasonic Corporation Atar Capital, a Los Angeles-based global private investment firm, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls from parent company, Panasonic Corporation. Both North American companies are market leaders in the industry, recognized for their award-winning commitment to quality and innovation in digital lighting design that provides end-to-end vertical lighting ecosystems. Read more »

Business | Featured | Events | Mar 11, 2021

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life | May 11th, 3 PM CEST

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life | May 11th, 3 PM CEST The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “Good Light – Good Life” lectures. The webinar explains how good light indoors contributes to health and well-being. Read more »

Business | Digi-Key | On-Semiconductor | Mar 10, 2021

Digi-Key Electronics Named ON Semiconductor Global High Service Distributor of the Year

Digi-Key Electronics Named ON Semiconductor Global High Service Distributor of the Year       Digi-Key Electronics, the leading global electronic components distributor, was named ON Semiconductor’s Global High Service Distributor for 2020. This is the second year Digi-Key has been recognized with the Global High Service Distribution Partner Award, which honors the distributor that led channel sales, grew market share, captured increased sales of products and scored highly on overall process excellence in the evolving semiconductor market. Read more »

Business | Featured | Cree LED | Mar 04, 2021

New Name. New breakthroughs. All LED.

New Name. New breakthroughs. All LED. SMART Global Holdings, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cree, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CREE) Cree LED Products business unit (“Cree LED”). Read more »

Business | Glamox | Mar 03, 2021

Glamox has Acquired UK-based Wireless Lighting Controls Company

Glamox has Acquired UK-based Wireless Lighting Controls Company Global lighting specialist Glamox has acquired 100 percent of the shares in UK-based company LiteIP Limited. LiteIP is located in Southampton and designs, manufactures and supplies wireless lighting control systems. Read more »

Business | Company News | Feb 23, 2021

Wästberg Announces Investment by XAL

Wästberg Announces Investment by XAL Wästberg, the Swedish lighting company founded by Magnus Wästberg in 2008, has announced a new partnership with XAL, the Austrian lighting specialists. The move sees Magnus Wästberg and XAL buy-out the founding shareholders and XAL becoming the sole minority partner in the business. Read more »

Business | Company News | Smart Lighting | Feb 22, 2021

World Forum The Hague World’s First Congress Center to Install Trulifi

World Forum The Hague World’s First Congress Center to Install Trulifi Signify, the world leader in lighting, and World Forum The Hague, leader in hosting high-profile conferences, announced the world-first installation of Signify's Trulifi in a congress center, ensuring that future conference guests can enjoy the benefits of safe, secure, reliable and high-speed connectivity via light rather than radio waves. World Forum in The Hague, the Netherlands, is known for hosting some of the most high-profile conferences in the world such as the Global Conference on Cyber Security, World Press Freedom Conference and Climate Adaptation Summit 2021. The first installation concerns one meeting room with the potential for more. Read more »

Business | Feb 20, 2021

Osram Invests in UV LED Specialist Bolb

Osram Invests in UV LED Specialist Bolb With its investment in the California-based UV-C LED specialist Bolb Inc., Osram is further expanding its technological know-how of disinfection applications with UV-C light. The future cooperation between the two companies in the field of research will accelerate the industrialization of highly efficient and high-performance UV-C LEDs. Unlike previous solutions, LED-based disinfection systems require very little space and can be installed directly at the point of use - such as in water taps, washing machines or ventilation systems. Space-saving disinfection solutions make an important contribution to combating the coronavirus. According to Allied Market Research, the market for UV disinfection solutions is currently worth around one billion euros. This figure is expected to quadruple by 2027. Market researchers also expect the share of UV-C LED solutions to grow steadily. Read more »

Business News | Company News | Partnerships | Jan 27, 2021

Uncompromising LED Light Quality - LED Specialists Lumitronix and LEDIM Agree on Multi-Level Partnership

Uncompromising LED Light Quality - LED Specialists Lumitronix and LEDIM Agree on Multi-Level Partnership A comprehensive partnership has been established between the German LED specialist Lumitronix and LEDIM, manufacturer of high-quality LED components. From now on, Lumitronix will distribute LEDIM's flicker-free dimmers and Dim2Warm LED engines in its far-reaching online shop www.leds.de as well as through B2B direct sales. In addition, LEDIM products will be produced at the ISO certified Lumitronix factory in Hechingen. Read more »

Business News | Organization News | Panel Discussion | Webinar | LightingEurope | Jan 27, 2021

The Digital Services Act: How to Address Product Compliance Online?

The Digital Services Act: How to Address Product Compliance Online? The proposed Digital Services Act published by the European Commission on 15 December is a unique opportunity to upgrade our European rules and make them fit for today's market reality. LightingEurope hosts an online panel discussion, one of the first opportunities for a public exchange of views on the proposed text and whether it closes the gaps in today's legislation. Read more »

Business | Company News | Merger | Jan 25, 2021

USHIO and BLV Licht- und Vakuumtechnik GmbH Merge to USHIO Germany GmbH

USHIO and BLV Licht- und Vakuumtechnik GmbH Merge to USHIO Germany GmbH Ushio Deutschland GmbH, a major European production and distribution base of Ushio Inc., has announced that it will merge with its sister company, BLV Licht- und Vakuumtechnik GmbH, to form a new company called Ushio Germany GmbH, on 1 February 2021. Read more »

Business News | Standardization | Smart Lighting + IoT | Organization News | Webinar | Connectivity | DiiA | Zhaga | Jan 22, 2021

How to get Zhaga-D4i Certification for Luminaires, Sensors and Communication Nodes

How to get Zhaga-D4i Certification for Luminaires, Sensors and Communication Nodes The DALI Alliance and the Zhaga Consortium will jointly host a webinar to provide details on how to achieve Zhaga-D4i certification of lighting components and luminaires. The webinar will take place on Thursday February 18th at 13:00 CET, and all interested parties are invited to attend. Speakers will include experts from the DALI Alliance, Zhaga and Dekra. Read more »

Business News | Organization News | Standardization | Connectors | Smart Lighting + IoT | Zhaga | DiiA | Dec 18, 2020

Zhaga and the DALI Alliance Add Sensors and Controllers to Zhaga-D4i Certification

Zhaga and the DALI Alliance Add Sensors and Controllers to Zhaga-D4i Certification The joint Zhaga-D4i certification program from the DALI Alliance and the Zhaga Consortium has already qualified a number of Zhaga-D4i Book 18 outdoor luminaires with Zhaga receptacles and D4i components. Now, certified D4i control devices with Zhaga connectors can also be submitted for Zhaga-D4i certification. Eligible devices include light-level or occupancy sensors, as well as control nodes that can communicate wirelessly with external networks. Read more »

FEATURED

NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München

NICHIA LED Technology Presented at LICHTWOCHE München LED manufacturer NICHIA, a specialist in highly efficient lighting, Human Centric Lighting and the imitation of natural light, will participate in the Munich Lichtwoche 2021 from 5 to 12 November with a light installation, two presentations and a discussion on the topic of UV-C. The light ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime, November 3, 2021

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime,  November 3, 2021 The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “Good Light – Good Life” lectures. The webinar ... Read more »

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