LEDTronics and Balboa Capital

Balboa Capital Offers Financing Programs for LEDtronics Customers

Balboa Capital, an independent provider of small business loans and lighting equipment vendor financing based in Irvine, Calif., has become a preferred financing resource for LEDtronics Inc., a supplier of LED lighting, LED lamps, clusters, and arrays. Through this relationship, Balboa Capital will develop financing programs for LEDtronics end-users across the country. “LEDtronics is a […]

Xicato Wins Best Industrial Partner Award

Xicato Wins “Best Industrial Partner” Award

Xicato Wins “Best Industrial Partner” Award: San Jose, Calif.-based Xicato, a developer of LED modules, has been honored as the “Best Industrial Partner” 2013 at the Professional Lighting Design Conference. “For us, this affirms our mission to focus first and foremost on delivering beautiful light and to use technology and innovation as a tool, not the […]

NEMA Announces 2014 Board of Governors

NEMA Announces 2014 Board of Governors

The Rosslyn, Va.-based National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) elected Christopher B. Curtis, President & CEO/North America of Schneider Electric, as Chairman of the 2014 Board of Governors at its recent annual meeting in Palm Beach, Florida. Other officers are First Vice Chairman Thomas Gross, Vice Chairman & COO/Electrical Sector for Eaton; Second Vice Chairwoman Maryrose […]

Smoky Muontain Gift Show 2013

Smoky Mountain Gift Show Attracts Premier Retailers

Smoky Mountain Gift Show Attracts Premier Retailers: Drawn by its renewed reputation as a premier product and service destination in the Smokies, top Eastern region and national retail buyers from theme parks, museums, zoos, aquariums, premier tourist destinations, as well as national, state, and local parks flocked to the November 5-8 edition of the Smoky Mountain […]


Momentum Builds For Winter 2014 NY NOW Debut

Robust attendee registration and an influx of new exhibitor confirmations reflect increasing momentum for the winter 2014 debut of NY NOW™, the Market for Home + Lifestyle (formely NYIGF®), set for February 1-6 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94. “We are experiencing huge registration gains this […]


IMAX To Match Donations To Typhoon Haiyan Relief

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, Tulsa, Ok.-based IMAX Worldwide Home is supporting disaster relief efforts by UNICEF and the Red Cross by matching 100% of donations to those two organizations for that purpose.  The company’s Web site (www.imaxcorp.com) has more details, including links to each charity’s relief effort plus a button for adding a […]

Excelitas Technologies Acquires Lumen Dynamics

Excelitas Technologies Acquires Lumen Dynamics

Lumen Dynamics Acquired by Excelitas Technologies: Waltham, Mass.-based Excelitas Technologies has acquired Lumen Dynamics, a leader in LED-based UV curing and fluorescence illumination systems headquartered in Ontario, Canada. The acquisition is designed to complement and expand upon Excelitas’ existing line of lighting products which include, among others, CurX™ and CERMAX®. It is also the fourth acquisition […]

Bunker Hill Capital aquires Hubbardton Forge

Hubbardton Forge Under New Ownership

Executives at Castleton, Vermont-based lighting manufacturer Hubbardton Forge and its private equity owner Lineage Capital, LLC, have successfully negotiated with Boston-based private equity investor Bunker Hill Capital to take ownership of the domestic lighting company effective immediately. “The management team and work force at Hubbardton Forge are second to none. We were impressed with the […]

Bunker Hill Capital aquires Hubbardton Forge

Hubbardton Forge Wins Pinnacle Award for Lighting

Castleton, Vt.-based lighting manufacturer Hubbardton Forge’s Cavaletti Collection received the 2013 ASFD Pinnacle Award for design in the Lighting category. This recent win marks the ninth time the company has won the Pinnacle award. “The design team would like to thank the judges for selecting Hubbardton Forge and to our extended family of dealers and […]

ELK Group International Acquires Lazy Susan USA

ELK Group International Acquires Lazy Susan USA

ELK Group International Acquires Lazy Susan USA: Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has acquired Lazy Susan USA, Inc. through ELK’s sister company, Mount Summit Lighting Inc., on November 1. John Haste, ELK Group’s VP/Sales & Marketing, states, “Lazy Susan is a well-respected company with leading edge designs which, coupled with our current infrastructure, builds upon our […]