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 »

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 »


Nichia UV LED Technology Supports Evolving Markets

Nichia UV LED Technology Supports Evolving Markets Nichia, a leading global specialist in LED technology, is now aiming to extend its dominance to the UV market following its impressive showcase at the recent RadTech 2020 conference and exhibition in Orlando, Florida, USA. The company's latest solutions remain ideal for curing applications, but an ... Read more »


TLCI + CRI 90-95 LEDs for Broadcast Illumination

TLCI + CRI 90-95 LEDs for Broadcast Illumination Optimize sports lighting for broadcast videography with the best possible illumination for eyes and cameras. Cree XLamp XP-L2 and XHP50.2 LEDs provide a natural "daylight" experience to indoor & night events while reducing the lighting intensity and manual color correction needed for excellent ... Read more »


Ecosense Enters Replacement LED Lamp Business by Buying Soraa Shares

Ecosense Enters Replacement LED Lamp Business by Buying Soraa Shares Ecosense®, a leading LED technology company, announced today that it has acquired assets from Soraa, a designer and manufacturer of full-spectrum LED lamps based in Fremont, California. Under the terms of the deal, Ecosense acquires the Soraa name, intellectual property and lamps, including the ... Read more »


WEBINAR (May 14th): How to Achieve Better Products to the Eye Through Virtual Prototyping?

WEBINAR (May 14th): How to Achieve Better Products to the Eye Through Virtual Prototyping? In the CADFEM webinar on May, 14, 2020 you will learn, how physics-based simulations - virtual prototyping - contribute to develop better lighting products. The live presentation pictures the whole process - from editing the geometric model to the definition of light sources and sensors to the use ... Read more »