Business News | Sep 30, 2008

Future Lighting Solutions Enhances Lighting Resource Centers for LED Lighting Designers

Future Lighting Solutions has enhanced its Lighting Resource Centers (LRCs) for LED lighting designers by investing in state-of-the-art equipment, expanding the workspace, and adding dedicated thermal, optical and electronics engineers. Read more »

Business News | Sep 18, 2008

Cree Selects Premier Farnell and Digi-Key to Expand Its Global LED Distribution Network

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announce the signing of a global distribution agreement to distribute performance-leading Cree LEDs with Premier Farnell plc and Digi-Key Corporation. Read more »

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,, and speaks to consumers about the importance of energy conservation. At, 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 »


Lumileds Maximizes Field Usable Lumens: New LUXEON HL2X LED

Lumileds Maximizes Field Usable Lumens: New LUXEON HL2X LED Lumileds introduces the LUXEON HL2X, the ideal choice for roadway lighting and sports lighting fixtures with the highest flux and efficiency in an industry standard package. "With 318+ lumens at 700 mA and 85°C, LUXEON HL2X delivers more 'field usable lumens' for optical engineers to work with. ... Read more »


Australian Associated Press Recently Wrote: Red Light Could Improve Over-40s' Eyesight

Australian Associated Press Recently Wrote: Red Light Could Improve Over-40s' Eyesight A small LED torch that emits deep red light could help improve declining eyesight, scientists have said: A study by University College London, involving a small sample size of 24 people, has shown that staring at long wavelength light for three minutes every day can "significantly improve vision" ... Read more »


Signify Invests to Broaden Its UV-C Lighting Portfolio for Professional Disinfection

Signify Invests to Broaden Its UV-C Lighting Portfolio for Professional Disinfection Signify, the world leader in lighting, is increasing its UV-C lighting production capacity and expanding its UV-C product portfolio. The company is leveraging more than 35 years of expertise in UV-C lighting to address the growing global need for the disinfection of air, surfaces and objects. Read more »