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Plessey expands distribution network in UK and Ireland

21 August 2014

Plessey has entered into a distribution agreement with Solid State Supplies to expand its European network with coverage in the UK and Ireland market

DFx receives £1.2 million of funding

DFx wins £1.2m venture capital boost

21 August 2014

Commercial lighting firm impresses investors with 25 per cent growth. Cash will be used to fund development of manufacturing base and R&D

BVB FanWord, Borussia Dortmund

Zumtobel Group agrees partnership with Borussia Dortmund

19 August 2014

The Zumtobel Group and German football team Borussia Dortmund have signed a partnership agreement

Copenhagen street lighting

Copenhagen trials smart street lighting

19 August 2014

Copenhagen is hosting an experiment to determine the efficacy of smart street lighting

Hoare Lea Light App

Hoare Lea launches lighting app

18 August 2014

Lighting tool demonstrates how lighting treatments affect a building and is designed to promote architectural lighting


Boardroom tussle at NVC halts factory production

15 August 2014

Ousted chief executive refuses to accept board’s decision to dismiss him. Supporters still control factory

Wind Energy

Scientists unveil wind-powered lighting

14 August 2014

The elastic-mechanoluminescent device produces warm, neutral or cool white light over a range of colour temperatures


CIBSE calls on lighting industry to define BIM product data templates

13 August 2014

Initiative calls on luminaire manufacturers to help fast-track the flow of general product information into BIM models

Brad Zinc 3M

How 3M is moving into the lighting industry

1 July 2014

3M is the technology company behind a whole range of products from the Post-it notes on your desk to the optical filter on your mobile phone. Now the dawn of the LED has encouraged it to make its first forays into the lighting market. Ben Cronin speaks to the company’s global lighting business manager Brad Zinke

Emilio Hernandez, PNLD

PNLD announces senior lighting designer appointment

21 August 2014

Paul Nulty Lighting Design (PNLD) has appointed Emilio Hernandez, who joins the company as a senior lighting designer

Nick Gibbs, Xicato

Xicato expands sales team with US and UK appointments

6 August 2014

Xicato has announced the appointment of LED lighting specialists Charles Scheibler and Nick Gibbs to its sales team

Donate to GOSH and win a Flos String Light

2 July 2014

Your chance to win a beautiful Flos String Light and help Great Ormond Street Hospital

spectra by Ryoji Ikeda

Installation commemorates WWI as lights go out across Britain

8 August 2014

Victoria Gardens installation shines into the night sky as country switches off lights to commemorate WW1

Break some lights

30 June 2014

Lighting designer Graham Rollins destroys LED piñata donkey at Mike Stoane Lighting’s #makesomelights competition

Abu Dhabi Investment Council HQ (c) Arup

Opportunities for lighting manufacturers in the Middle East

Steeped in traditional ideals contrasting with stark development, the MIddle East is a region of contrasts. Pennie Varvarides looks at the array of changes taking place and how they are affecting the lighting industry

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