June 2017

Guest Blogs


How Many Engineers Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?

Kelly Blount, Marketing Associate
Mintek Corp.


The question is silly yes, but it could help determine if your facility is spending too many man hours on an asset that doesn’t need to be attended to as often as it could be in turn saving your facility on labor costs year over year.


Lighting plays a crucial rule in any organization, in fact, lighting can consume 38 percent of a building’s total electricity draw — approximately the same as space heating, cooling, ventilation, office equipment, and computers combined.


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  Sponsored Announcement

The Advancements in Thermal Management Conference has announced its final program. The event will feature sessions from industry leaders such as: Intel, DuPont, Colorado State University, Microchip Technology Corp., University of Denver, Outlast Technologies, TA Instruments, Schoeller Electronics Systems GmbH, AT&S Austria and others.


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  New Products

Cambridge Nanotherm Launches Nanotherm DMS for UV LED Applications

Cambridge Nanotherm has launched Nanotherm DMS, a unique direct-metallized single-sided thermal management solution that addresses the challenges created by UV LED modules. <read more>


IR-TEC Introduces OS-NET

IR-TEC has introduced OS-NET, a simpler and smarter wireless lighting control solution to the global lighting industry.  For decades, bringing smart controls to the lighting environment typically meant extra sets of control wire networking, time-consuming wiring of connections between devices and central controls, complicated system commissioning and configuration through proprietary management software. <read more>


Keystone AlumaGroove LED Upgrade Installs 50 Percent Faster

Keystone Technologies has released a LED module that installs 50 percent faster than a standard LED module. AlumaGroove is a patented technology combining a rigid aluminum chassis with a pre-mounted linear LED module. <read more>


Dow Corning Optical Silicone Binder Extends Thermal and Optical Performance for Chip-Scale LED Package Designs

Dow Corning has introduced Dow Corning CL-1000 Optical Silicone Binder, a more thermally stable, high refractive index (RI) material available only in China that is formulated to expand design options for high-power chip-scale LED packaging (CSP). <read more>


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  Industry News

LED Lamp Market Worth over $13.5 billion by 2024

LED Lamp Marketsize is set to reach USD 13.5 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The global LED consumption in 2016 was over 2 billion units. <read more>


Machine Learning Smart City Software from TCS Slashes Payback Period for LED Streetlights

Tata Consultancy Services has unveiled intelligent software that allows cities to derive greater value from costly LED lighting by reducing the typical four to five year payback period almost in half – to just two to three years. <read more>


OSRAM to Acquire California-based LED Supplier LED Engin, Inc.

OSRAM has agreed to acquire LED Engin, Inc. in San Jose, California. The company has approximately 30 employees and annual sales of around USD 10 million. LED Engin specializes in ultra-bright, ultra-compact solid state lighting solutions for variety of specialty markets including entertainment lighting, ultraviolet, horticulture, tunable white and medical lighting applications. <read more>


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Event Listings

LED and Semiconductor Expo - China’s Most Comprehensive LED Exhibition

LED and Semiconductor Expo is the acclaimed professional industry event that attracts the world’s top LED manufacturers. The event attracts about 400 LED manufacturers presenting the most complete LED manufacturing chain including LED semiconductor lighting, displays, manufacturing & testing equipment, chips, components & materials, packaging & modules, and power control. Its reputation and influence, together with the event’s ideal location make LED and Semiconductor Expo a must-attend show in the industry. It is organized by UBM Herong, China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE) and will be held on September 6-9, 2017, at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center.


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