Lighting

Signify lights up 10 of the 12 stadiums used for this summer’s soccer tournament in Russia

Signify, a world leader in lighting, has announced that it has lit 10 of the 12 stadiums that will be used as venues for this summer’s soccer tournament in Russia. The stadiums include Luzhniki (Moscow), Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg), Fisht (Sochi), Ekaterinburg Arena (Yekaterinburg), as well as soccer stadiums in Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, […]

Tamlite Lighting comments on reports that halogen and CFLs are to be banned in Europe

According to recent media reports, draft updates to Europe’s Ecodesign laws “will see the effective banning of both tungsten halogen and compact fluorescent as light sources by 2020”. A minimum efficiency requirement of 85 lumens per watt and a maximum standby power of 0.5W on all light sources is set to come into force in […]

Name change as Philips Lighting becomes Signify

Philips Lighting – the global lighting manufacturer – has changed its name to Signify, following the amendment of the company’s articles of association. “The choice of our new company name originates from the way light becomes an intelligent language, which connects and conveys meaning,” said Eric Rondolat, CEO of Signify. “It is a clear expression […]

LIGHTING: Why it pays to choose your suppliers wisely

LIGHTING: Why it pays to choose your suppliers wisely

With a raft of new European legislation and standards over the last few years, the lighting industry has undergone significant changes, writes Chris Pearson, Managing Director at Pilot Group Infrastructure – home of Hilclare, the industrial and commercial lighting solutions provider. Thankfully, these changes have not dimmed the growth of our sector. Indeed, today our […]

Philips Lighting announces intention to change company name to Signify while keeping the Philips brand for its products

Philips Lighting has announced its intention to change its name from Philips Lighting to Signify. The choice of new company name originates from the fact that light becomes an intelligent language, which connects and conveys meaning. The company will continue to use the Philips brand, the most trusted lighting brand in the world, under the […]

New CEO to accelerate LEDVANCE transformation as a leading, innovation-driven full LED lighting company

New CEO to accelerate LEDVANCE transformation as a leading, innovation-driven full LED lighting company

The Supervisory Board of LEDVANCE GmbH (LEDVANCE) has appointed Jacob C Tarn PhD, a well-known LED Lighting industry veteran, as the new Chairman of the Management Board and new CEO of LEDVANCE. Taking up the role on February 1, 2018, Dr Tarn will focus on accelerating the company’s transformation from a traditional lamps manufacturer to […]

IET and BSI announce the official changes to BS 7671 for the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations

Buildings to have improved electrical wiring standards for better fire protection, in update to UK regulations Ahead of the publication of BS 7671:2018, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the British Standards Institution (BSI) have now released the official list of changes that will be included in the 18th Edition of the IET […]

Luxonic picks up the Lighting Industry Academy’s Ambassador torch
By February 13, 2018 Read More →

Luxonic picks up the Lighting Industry Academy’s Ambassador torch

For over 30 years, Luxonic’s passion for developing and manufacturing energy efficient equipment has seen them deliver their portfolio of lighting products to some of the world’s most innovative businesses, and becoming the UK’s foremost designer of lighting solutions. By committing to Ambassador Status, Luxonic join over fifteen of the most respected names spanning the […]

How can lighting control benefit the electrical wholesaler?

How can lighting control benefit the electrical wholesaler?

Tony Biggs, Senior Manager, European OEM & UK Electrical Wholesaler Sales, Lutron Electronics, argues that wholesalers can add value and increase the value of their clients’ projects with the latest LEDs and lighting controls technology. The lighting industry is going through rapid change encompassing technology adoption, building and system integration, price erosion and smart enabled […]

Philips Lighting OEM wins at Lux Awards 2017
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Philips Lighting OEM wins at Lux Awards 2017

Philips Lighting has announced one win and one highly commended at the Lux Awards 2017 for their OEM business – Philips Lighting OEM UK. The Lux Awards are a recognised annual event designed to celebrate both creativity and sustainability in lighting. Presented in front of 800 senior lighting professionals at a gala event at the […]