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Events | QEPrize | 2021 | Dec 20, 2021
LED Lighting Development Wins 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize)
LED Lighting Development Wins 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) The 2021 QEPrize is awarded for the creation and development of LED lighting, which forms the basis of all solid state lighting technology. Isamu Akasaki, Shuji Nakamura, Nick Holonyak Jr, M. George Craford and Russell Dupuis are recognised not only for the global impact of LED and solid state lighting but also for the tremendous contribution the technology has made, and will continue to make, to reducing energy consumption and addressing climate change. Read more »
Schneider Electric | GreeNext | Business | Dec 15, 2021
GREENext Provides Sustainable and Resilient Energy-as-a-Service
GREENext Provides Sustainable and Resilient Energy-as-a-Service Schneider Electric recognized as the World’s most sustainable corporation in 2021 by Corporate Knights, and Temasek announced the launch of GREENext, a joint venture that will provide sustainable and resilient energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers through solar and battery hybrid microgrid technology. Read more »
Automotive | Faraday Future | Business | Dec 07, 2021
Faraday Future Announces HSL as Exterior Lighting Supplier
Faraday Future Announces HSL as Exterior Lighting Supplier Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc., a California-based global shared intelligent electric mobility ecosystem company, today announced HSL as the lead exterior lighting supplier for its flagship, ultimate intelligent techluxury FF 91 EV. Read more »
Business | SchahlLED | LED Technics | Acquisition | Nov 24, 2021
SchahlLED Lighting Acquires LED Technics Germany
SchahlLED Lighting Acquires LED Technics Germany SchahlLED Lighting GmbH acquires LED Technics Germany GmbH (LTG). SchahlLED is a leading provider of intelligent digital lighting solutions for industry and logistics based in Unterschleißheim. LED Technics Germany manufactures highly efficient, user-friendly LED lighting for medium-sized businesses. The LTG brand will continue to exist alongside SchahlLED, optimally augmenting SchahlLED’s product portfolio. Going forward, customers will have access to controlled and uncontrolled solutions from both brands, and can choose to optimize LTG Systems with SchahlLED controlling solutions. Read more »
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 »
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 | 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 »
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