December 20, 2016

Guest Blogs


LEDs Come Clean

Dr. Giles Humpston, Applications Manager
Cambridge Nanotherm

In recent years, LEDs have transmogrified from simple indicator lights on electronic devices to the light source of choice in many consumer, horticultural and industrial applications. This growth then poses the question “what’s next for LEDs”?


Predictions by several well-respected forecasting companies suggest that the next ‘big thing’ for LEDs will be sterilization and disinfection – industry analysts Yole Développement expect it to be a $610 million market by 2021.


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  Sponsored Announcement

Mean Well Teams-up with LEDSupply

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  New Products

LUMAWISE LED Holder Type Z35 Enables Quick and Easy Assembly with Solderless Connections

TE Connectivity has introduced the LUMAWISE LED holder type Z35 to provide a higher level of integration via a solderless connection to chip-on-board (COB) LEDs, using standard pan-head and countersunk screws. <read more>


Inventronics Expands EBS Product Line with DALI compatibility

Inventronics has announced the release of the new EBS BTE Series of 40W, constant-current programmable IP20 LED drivers. They operate from 176-305Vac input and are designed for operation in both Class I and Class II environments. <read more>


Cree Announces the Next Generation of Extreme High Power LEDs

Cree, Inc. introduces the XLamp XHP50.2 LED, which delivers up to seven percent more lumens and 10 percent higher lumens-per-watt (LPW) than the first generation XHP50 LED in the same 5.0 mm x 5.0 mm package. <read more>


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  Industry News

Osram LEDs an Integral Part of Controlled Horticulture Environment

Based in the metro Denver area, Infinite Harvest, an indoor hydroponic vertical farm, provides fresh and nutritious produce year-round, consistent in flavor and superior quality, for celebrity chefs, upscale eateries and prominent restaurant groups. Through their unique growing system equipped with LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors, Infinite Harvest produce is grown with little environmental impact. <read more>


Cree LED Lighting Delivers Better Light Quality and Energy Savings to Food Bank

The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (FBCENC) has selected LED lighting from Cree, Inc. to light its new Raleigh, N.C. distribution and community center. The 85,000 square-foot facility is illuminated by Cree CXB series High-Bay LED luminaires, ZR24 troffers and KR6 downlights. <read more>


Allied Group Sales to Represent Universal Lighting Technologies

niversal Lighting Technologies, (ULT) has recently announced a partnership with Allied Group Sales (AGS) to represent Universal’s complete product line in two key Western U.S. territories. <read more>


Lumenpulse Alphaled Ltd. become LIA Quality Assurance Accredited for Commercial Luminaires

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) are proud to announce that their member Lumenpulse Alphaled Ltd are LIA Quality Assurance (LIAQA) Accredited for Commercial Luminaires. Based in Manchester, UK, Alphaled Ltd was established over 25 years ago and acquired in July 2014 by Lumenpulse. <read more>


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Event Listings

InterLumi Panama

InterLumi Panama, the global lighting trade show organized by America Expo Group, will be held at ATLAPA Convention Center in Panama from 29 June to 1 July, 2017. Serving the Latin American & the Caribbean countries, InterLumi Panama is positioned to be an effective tool to stimulate the development of the region’s lighting industry as well as provide a gateway for exhibitors to tap into this emerging market.

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