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MaxLite Donates to New Jersey Food Rescue Program

West Caldwell, N.J.-based MaxLite has donated $1,500 to Table to Table through the organization’s “Bag a Lunch, Help a Bunch” program. Table to Table is a community-based food rescue program that collects fresh and perishable food that would otherwise be wasted and delivers it to nearly 70 recipient agencies that serve four counties in the […]

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Surya Unveils Hospitality Lighting Collection

Surya Unveils Hospitality Lighting Collection at Boutique Design NY Calhoun, Ga.-based rug company Surya introduced a new line of hospitality lighting along with a collection of eco-friendly rugs at the trade show Boutique Design New York (BDNY) last month.   The new lighting line includes a selection of contemporary guest room lamps available in a range […]


Gross Electric Raises $5,000 for Local Charities

Gross Electric Raises $5,000 for Local Charities Family-owned lighting distributor Gross Electric – which has stores in Michigan and Ohio – recently raised $5,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association and the Sight Center of Northwest Ohio through its annual golf outing.  More than 60 local electrical contractors and builders gathered at Sylvania Country Club near Toledo, […]

Bellacor Undergoes Rebranding

Bellacor Undergoes Rebranding

Brenda Boehler, CEO of – which has offered lighting products online since 2000 –  sat down with enLIGHTenment Magazine to discuss the company’s rebranding effort and why she wants consumers to realize that “perfect is boring.” EnLIGHTenment Magazine: Bellacor has its roots at bricks-and-mortar store Creative Lighting in Minnesota. When they started Bellacor nearly […]

American Made Show 2015

The American Made Show: New Date & New Location

The American Made Show (formerly known as the Buyers Market of American Craft) will take place January 16-19 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.  The show offers thousands of product lines in 100+ product divisions designed and handmade by American and Canadian artists and designers. American Made Show representatives hand-select each […]

2014 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

Hong Kong Int’l Lighting Fair Exhibitors Point to Strong 2015

The 16th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), finished strong, with participants expressing optimism about the year ahead.     During the fair, the HKTDC commissioned an independent survey which interviewed 613 buyers and exhibitors about their views on market prospects for the year […]

American Lighting Association 2014 Confrence

ALA Conference Is a Resounding Success

 The year 2014 has been positive for manufacturers, retailers, and reps in the residential lighting industry if attendance numbers and feedback during the recent American Lighting Association (ALA) gathering in Nashville are any indication. The organization added 110 new members this year and continues to make great strides in working with the government on legislative […]

Intematix Appoints Jerry Turin CFO

Intematix Appoints Jerry Turin Chief Financial Officer

Fremont, Calif.-based Intematix Corp., a manufacturer of phosphor solutions for LED lighting, has hired Jerry Turin as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Turin served as Chief Financial Officer of Oclaro, Inc., which scaled to a peak of $600 million revenue run-rate from $250 million during his tenure. In his new post, he will direct the […]

MaxLite Opens New Facility in Anaheim California

MaxLite Opens New Facility in Anaheim, Calif.

MaxLite, a manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, expanded its U.S. operations with the unveiling of a new LEED-certified facility in California on October 20. The 48,864-sq.-ft. building increases MaxLite’s product assembly and testing capabilities and features the company’s first full showroom on the West Coast. Located in the Anaheim Concourse development at Ocean Circle, the […]

Michael Aram Debuts Lighting Collection

Michael Aram Debuts Lighting Collection

The American artist known for unique, nature-inspired home décor and tabletop accessories has launched a lighting collection comprised of 15 table and floor lamps. This new category marks the first time in 25 years that Michael Aram has released a complete line of lighting options for his customers. The designer has created tabletop and floor […]