A brand new flag is flying high over the Universal Lighting Technologies manufacturing plant in Matamoros, Mexico. The facility is officially green and clean. The federal government of Mexico certified the plant as a “Clean Industry” under the prestigious Industria Limpia program.
Encelium Technologies, ULC has announced it is expanding its workforce and moving to a larger building to accommodate the company’s 2009 growth forecast. While some companies are streamlining operations, laying off employees and closing their doors, Encelium is growing. Encelium has achieved impressive year on year growth in the North American Lighting controls market with operations spanning the United States, Canada and Europe.
Encelium Technologies announced today that it has won the North American Green Lighting Controls Market 2008 Emerging Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan in recognition of its intensive efforts to propagate a well differentiated energy management solution to the lighting controls industry.
Sensor Switch, Inc. has been chosen as one of Connecticut’s 40 fastest growing technology companies by the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC). Chosen as a winner in the Energy/ Environmental category, Sensor Switch was presented with the Award at the Top 40 Gala on November 6th, 2008 at the Chevrolet Theater in Wallingford.
Delta Controls has received the Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for Product Innovation & Differentiation. Delta won this award “for integrated building automation solution encompassing HVAC, lighting, and access control. Delta has been at the forefront of delivering universal BACnet platforms to its customers with a unified infrastructure that improves building efficiency, maximizes cost savings, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, the award recognizes Delta’s sound business strategies which include superior product development in controls and user interface, dedicated customer service and partnership programs, continued global expansion, and active involvement in major issues pertaining to intelligent and green buildings.”
Lutron Electronics has announced that its HomeWorks® whole-home lighting control system was one of only eight products inducted into the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) Product Hall of Fame.
Advance has announced the launch of an exciting repositioning campaign that will serve to both acknowledge its long-standing position and history as a leader in the ballast industry while firmly reflecting its affiliation to global technology leader and corporate parent Philips. As part of the initiative, Advance will officially become known as Philips Lighting Electronics North America (N.A.) and will adopt Philips Advance as its product brand on all existing electronic and magnetic fluorescent and HID ballasts.
Delta Controls provided a BACnet open protocol Building Automation System (BAS) for the Beijing Olympic Park Underground Commercial Centre (BOPUCC).
Leviton has announced the purchase of a 29.1% minority interest in its stock that has been held by Thomas & Betts Corporation since 1994, for a cash tender of approximately $300 million. Leviton’s purchase of Thomas & Betts’ minority interest in its stock secures its long-term strategic objective of the restoration of total ownership of the company to the Leviton family and continuation of its policy to remain privately held and operated.
Watt Stopper/Legrand announces the launch of RoHS-compliant commercial occupancy sensors as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to the planet. Specifiers, building owners and contractors who select these lighting controls can be assured that they are helping reduce the amount of hazardous waste that will enter the environment, in addition to achieving energy savings.