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 […]

ELK Group Acquires GuildMaster Days Before High Point Market

ELK Group Acquires GuildMaster Days Before High Point Market

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has purchased Springfield, Mo.-based accent furniture and accessory manufacturer GuildMaster. The strategic acquisition further enriches ELK’s product assortment in the accent furniture category. Nominated for at least one dozen ARTS Awards over the years, GuildMaster is known for its handcrafted home furnishings featuring hand carving, custom finishes, and the utilization […]

HubbForge Unveils Special Editions

Hubbardton Forge Unveils Special Editions

In honor of Castleton, Vt.-based Hubbardton Forge’s 40th anniversary, the company asked each of its designers – David Kitts, David Martin, and Zach Pyle – to create a unique lamp that exemplifies their individual sense of design while still staying within the Hubbardton Forge aesthetic. These new table lamps will all sport the domestic manufacturer’s new Maker’s […]

Bradshaw Orrel Line Chelsea House

Bradshaw Orrell Line Debuts at Chelsea House

During the Fall High Point Market, Chelsea House will be hosting a party in its showroom on Sunday (October 19) for buyers to meet designer Bradshaw Orrell and peruse his new collection of furniture, lighting, artwork, and decorative accessories. The showroom is located at 200 North Hamilton.  The collection features materials such as metal with […]

Classic-Lamp-Parts

Classic Lamp Parts Relocates & Adds Staff

One year after three lighting industry veterans left American-De Rosa (now named Luminance) in 2011, Michael Jackson, Donna Domingo, and Armando Perales started up their own business with the goal of “becoming a great partner to the lighting industry, running the business in a way that reflects the needs of our customers,” Michael Jackson states. […]

Niermann Weeks Partners with Visual Comfort

Visual Comfort & Co. Partners With Niermann Weeks

Houston-based Visual Comfort & Co. has inked a licensing partnership with renowned Millersville, Md.-based designer and manufacturer Niermann Weeks. The new lighting collection will debut at Visual Comfort’s High Point Market showroom in the C&D Building, Suites 2G and 2J. Visual Comfort’s Niermann Weeks collection will feature 25+ signature designs comprised of ceiling fixtures, wall […]

FC Lighting

Robert Fleisher Joins FC Lighting

Bruce Bukas, President & Founder of FC and SSL Lighting recently announced the appointment of Robert Fleisher as Strategic Markets Director. For the past 32 years, FC Lighting has been custom manufacturing commercial indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures in its Illinois factory for office buildings, hospitals, hospitality venues, and retail stores. SSL Solid State Luminaires, […]

American Lighting Association: Dick Upton

Thank a Lighting Superhero

With some exceptions, September is traditionally the time when students go back to school and expand their education with a step up to another (grade) level of learning. The same is true for lighting professionals who attend the annual American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference each September. We all gather in one location for several days to […]