Business News | Sep 09, 2008

WieDaMark, LLC Launches WDM Lighting Brand for Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Solutions

WDM Lighting, a company of WieDaMark, LLC, launches this quarter. WDM Lighting will showcase the WDM product line and national distributor program. WDM Lighting specializes in LED and energy-efficient lighting solutions for residential, commercial, and entertainment industries. Read more »

Business News | Aug 27, 2008

Texim Europe Receives austriamicrosystems’ "2007 Distributor of the Year Award"

“To decide between distributors we went through a full analysis on 21 different points to classify the performance of our distributor partners”, says Heribert Hochrinner, WW Distribution Manager. Read more »

Business News | Aug 25, 2008

Lighting Science Group and Office for Visual Interaction - New York City Lights Prototyping Contract

The winning design is entwined with technology, combining hi-flux LED technology with state-of-art lensing optics in a small oval-shaped profile. Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG) (“LSG”), a developer and integrator of intelligent LED lighting solutions, and the Office for Visual Interaction, Inc. (“OVI”), a global architectural lighting design innovator, announced today that the companies have been selected by The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) to engineer, produce and test the winning design of the City Lights Design Competition. Read more »

Business News | Aug 01, 2008

Cree Opens Engineering Center in Shenzhen, China, to Aid High-Quality LED Luminaire Design

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces the opening of the Cree Shenzhen Engineering Center in Shenzhen, China. This technical education center is dedicated to training lighting product designers and manufacturers in best practices for LED lighting product design and construction. Read more »

Business News | Jul 30, 2008

Lighting Science Group Acquires All Assets of Lamina Lighting, Inc

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) ("LSG"), a leading developer and integrator of intelligent and energy-efficient LED lighting solutions, announced today that, through one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, it has acquired all of the assets of Lamina Lighting, Inc. (Lamina), a leader in the development and manufacture of high-power LED light engines and modules. Year-to-date revenues for the first six months of 2008 for Lamina were approximately $2.1 million. Read more »

Business News | Jul 18, 2008

ON Semiconductor to Acquire Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. in an All-Stock Transaction

ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN) and Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CATS) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Catalyst Semiconductor by ON Semiconductor in an all-stock transaction in which Catalyst shareholders will receive 0.706 shares of ON Semiconductor common stock for each share of Catalyst common stock they own. This represents an equity value of approximately $115 million and an enterprise value of approximately $85 million. Read more »

Business News | Jul 16, 2008

Nu Horizons Electronics and OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Expand Distribution Agreement into India

Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. , a leading global distributor of advanced technology semiconductor, displays, illumination, power and system solutions, today announced expansion into India with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, a specialist in semiconductor technology for lighting, sensor and visualization applications. Read more »

Business News | Jul 10, 2008

Marktech Announces Grand Opening of Online Store

Marktech online store design. Marktech LED Lighting Products announces the grand opening of their online store, MarktechLEDlighting.com, and speaks to consumers about the importance of energy conservation. At MarktechLEDlighting.com, consumers will find creative illumination ideas that are designed to leave a minimal footprint on the environment. Read more »

Business News | Jul 10, 2008

Analog Technologies Corp. Announces New LED Lighting Subsidiary Named Lumagine

Analog Technologies Corp., a leading provider of electronic design and manufacturing services announced today the launching of a wholly-owned subsidiary focused on high power LED integration for Solid State Lighting OEM’s. The newly formed operation, Lumagine, LLC will be responsible for design and manufacturing services of high power LED light engines and assemblies. Read more »

Business News | Jul 07, 2008

Element Labs Kelvin TILE wins awards at NAB

The award winning Kelvin TILE Element Labs is proud to announce that its Kelvin TILE – the first broad spectrum variable color LED light designed specifically for the motion picture and television industry - is the recipient of two major awards at NAB 2008: the Vidy Award and the STAR Award (Superior Technology Award Recipient). Read more »

Business News | Jun 28, 2008

Carmanah Updates Strategic Renewal

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as part of the previously announced strategic renewal process designed to return the Company to sustained and profitable growth, solar-technology provider Carmanah Technologies Corporation today announced a restructuring of its operations to focus on its sales activities, while continuing to further reduce expenses and improve efficiency and increase EBITDA (Earnings before Interest, Income Taxes, Depreciation & Amortization) results. Read more »

Business News | Jun 21, 2008

Opto Taiwan 2008: IRTI showcasing new LED technologies and products

Taiwan`s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is showcasing several new LED technologies and products at the Opto Taiwan 2008 optoelectronics trade show. Read more »

Business News | Jun 13, 2008

Nexxus Lighting Becomes Energy Star Partner

Nexxus Lighting, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Markets: NEXS) today announced that it has become an Energy Star Partner. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy that helps consumers save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. Read more »

Business News | Jun 04, 2008

UK Government recruits Expert to drive Public Procurement of Ultra-efficient Lighting

Dr Geoff Archenhold, has been seconded as an Industrial Advisor to the Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) to help drive the use of public procurement of ultra energy efficient lighting and to promote the Government’s sustainability objectives. Read more »

Business News | Jun 03, 2008

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Expands LED Portfolio to Help Lighting Designers and Developers Meet ENERGY STAR Standards

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, in their ongoing efforts to support energy savings initiatives, continues to broaden their product portfolio to offer LEDs that will help lighting designers and manufacturers meet or exceed ENERGY STAR standards for the solid state lighting (SSL) market. Read more »

Business News | Jun 03, 2008

Lamina Opens Product Showroom and Design Center in New York

Lamina Lighting Incorporated (Lamina), the world leader in the development and manufacturer of high-power LED light engines, today announced it has opened The Lamina Design Center, a product showroom and design studio at 336 West 37th Street in Manhattan. The Center is located in The Arts Building (www.theartsbuilding.com), also home to lighting designers, artists and other businesses in the creative field. Read more »

Business News | May 29, 2008

Lumileds Implements Lumiramic Phosphor Technology as Part of its Roadmap - Reduction of Warm White LUXEON Rebel Bins at First

Old and new binning (top/bottom) The general lighting industry can look forward to dramatic improvements in the manufacture and supportability of color-consistent, white power LEDs under a new technology roadmap for Lumiramic phosphor technology. Read more »

Business News | May 23, 2008

Seoul Semiconductor’s Acriche - Now UL Recognized, Another SSL World First

ul_ru_mark_sm-jpg Seoul Semiconductor, one of the world’s leading LED manufacturers announced today that its Acriche A2 and A3 series have been evaluated and found in compliance with the requirements and therefore is approved to bear the UL Component Recognition Mark. Read more »

Business News | May 23, 2008

Cree Announces Volume Shipments of LR4 Recessed LED Down Lights

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces volume shipments in May of the LR4, a four-inch architectural recessed LED down light for new construction and renovation projects. The LR4 has been specified in a number of significant projects, including corporate campuses, full-service hotels, and global restaurant chains. Read more »

Business News | May 21, 2008

Carmanah and Beta Lighting Partner to Deliver BetaLED(tm) Solar-Powered Lighting Solution

Carmanah solar-powered area lights are now better and brighter than ever, thanks to a new partnership between Carmanah Technologies Corporation and Beta Lighting. Read more »

Business News | May 13, 2008

Intematix Adds Integration Capabilities with Solid State Lighting Technology Development Center

Intematix Corp. a leading innovator of advanced materials and merchant provider of patent-backed phosphor solutions for solid state lighting applications, today announced the launch of the Intematix Technology Center (ITC) in Yang Mei, Taiwan. With direct access to critical components, the center will provide LED packagers with the full compliment of materials necessary for rapid prototyping and deployment of any phosphor-based solid state lighting solution. In addition, ITC adds a full service integration and pilot production capability for a range of chip-on-board and integrated light engines/modules to support the needs of solid state lighting system providers. Read more »

Business News | May 05, 2008

Lamina Resource Center Offers Advanced Tools, Unique Expertise For Customer Product Development Needs

Lamina Lighting Incorporated (Lamina), an innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, today announced it has launched the Lamina Resource Center, a unique service that allows customers and potential customers to utilize the company’s specialized expertise and equipment for their own product development purposes. Read more »

Business News | May 05, 2008

Nexxus Lighting Closes Acquisition of Lumificient Corporation

Nexxus Lighting, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: NEXS) today announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of solid-state LED lighting manufacturer, Lumificient Corporation. The newly acquired company will be operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexxus Lighting and will continue to operate out of its manufacturing facility in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Read more »

Business News | Apr 24, 2008

Lighting Science Group Acquires Lighting Partner BV

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) ("LSG"), a leading developer and integrator of intelligent and energy-efficient LED lighting solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Lighting Partner BV ("LPBV"), an innovative manufacturer providing a broad range of LED and High- intensity Discharge ("HID") lighting solutions for residential, commercial, and retail applications based in The Netherlands. Read more »

Business News | Apr 23, 2008

Cree Announces LED University Program to Promote and Deploy LED Lighting Technology

Cree Announces LED University Program with North Carolina State University, Marquette University, University of California at Santa Barbara, University of Arkansas and Tianjin Polytechnic University. Read more »

Business News | Apr 23, 2008

Lamina Announces CO2 Offset Certification for LED Products

Lamina Lighting Incorporated (Lamina), an innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, has announced that the use of their new TitanTurbo TruColor LED product has been certified to avoid more than 3 tons of C02 emissions into the earth’s atmosphere as compared to its incandescent equivalent. Read more »

Business News | Apr 18, 2008

Cree Expands Network of Solution Providers to Accelerate LED Adoption and Reduce Costs

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces seven new value-added solution providers have joined the global Cree Solution Provider network. The program, created in November 2007, now includes 21 leading LED solution providers. Read more »

Business News | Apr 18, 2008

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Opens New Asia Regional Headquarters in Hong Kong

OSRAM, a 100% Siemens subsidiary, today held an opening ceremony for the new Asia regional headquarters of its subsidiary, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, a specialist in semiconductor technology for lighting, sensor and visualization applications. Read more »

Business News | Apr 18, 2008

Zumtobel Group acquires Italian LED company SpaceCannon

The Zumtobel Group has strengthened its position in preparation for the further expansion of its LED operations through the acquisition of the Italian LED company SpaceCannon. SpaceCannon, which was founded in 1988 near Alessandria in Piedmont, specialises in LED-based lighting scenarios for outdoor, façade and event lighting. Read more »

Business News | Apr 10, 2008

Nuventix Designed Synjet Cooler for Breakthrough Energy Saving Philips Fortimo LED System

Figure 1a shows the pulse of air emerging from the nozzle. In Figure 1b the pulse has moved away from the nozzle. Note the large velocity vectors associated with the vortices accompanying the SynJet formation. In Figure 1c the pulse has moved further away, and the entrained air can be seen behind it in the form of the large velocity vectors all pointing in the direction of the pulse. In Figure 1d the tail of the pulse is seen. Finally in Figure 1e the pulse has almost fully left the frame, and the air can be seen recharging the nozzle in preparation for the next pulse. At Light+ Building, Nuventix, Inc., electronics cooling technology innovator and LED industry thermal management specialist, announced its SynJet cooling option for the Philips Fortimo LED Downlight module. The Nuventix product is an active cooling solution utilizing SynJet fanless air cooling technology that offers silent operation, long life, and optimal cooling for the Philips Fortimo Downlight LED Module (DLM) products. Read more »

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