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 […]

Mirror Masters acquired by ELK Group

ELK Group Acquires Luxury Mirror Supplier Mirror Masters

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has added Mirror Masters Company to its roster of companies which span the lighting and home furnishing categories through such brand names as ELK Lighting, Dimond, Lazy Susan, Sterling, Bailey Street, Cornerstone, and ELK Hospitality. Mirror Masters, founded in 2012, offers high-quality decorative mirrors in unique styling at competitive pricing. […]

Lighting-One expands membership

Lighting One Expands Membership & Convention Format

Earth City, Mo.-based Lighting One has added 60 members and grown to 207 member locations throughout North America over the past few years. “One change that is has become apparent is that we need more quality time as a group – not only for members, but for our suppliers as well,” explains Gregg Garofalo, Senior […]

Surya Launches Think Pink Promotion

Surya Launches “Think Pink” Promotion To Benefit Nat’l Breast Cancer Foundation

For the second year, Calhoun, Ga.-based Surya has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to help increase awareness of breast cancer and the need for early detection and treatment.           From now through the end of October – as part of its Think Pink campaign – the rug and […]

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Winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow 2014 Awards Announced at ALA Conference

Lighting for Tomorrow 2014 Winners Announced! On September 16, at one of the most highly attended conferences of the American Lighting Association (ALA) – held this year in Nashville – the names of the winning companies and their respective energy-saving products were revealed during a special ceremony. The annual Lighting for Tomorrow design competition challenges […]

Hubbardton Forge Unveils Designer Portables

Special Edition Series From Hubbardton Forge Unveiled at ALA

In honor of Castleton, Vt.-based Hubbardton Forge’s 40th anniversary, the company will be showcasing its three “Designer Edition” portable lamps at the ALA Conference to celebrate the firm’s four decades of design. The new lamps are available for shipment in September. Each designer – David Kitts, David Martin, and Zach Pyle – was tasked to […]

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Nashville Star – Hermitage Lighting Gallery

A weekly game of Pinochle, the advent of the hot plate, and the growing availability of other household appliances all played a role in Hermitage Lighting Gallery’s 70-year history.  There are several unique things that can only be found in Nashville – the Grand Ole Opry, the Parthenon, and Hermitage Lighting Gallery – and each […]

Alico joins ELK Group

ALICO Joins ELK Group, Brings LED Focus

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has purchased certain assets of Toronto-based Alico Lighting. The acquisition, accomplished through ELK’s sister corporation LED Lighting North America Inc., was finalized on August 28, 2014. Alico’s exclusive Zee-Led™ of LED lighting systems will be a core focus for the combined entity. Alico – renowned for its proprietary LED technology […]