In April 2019, GE announced it had completed the sale of its Current, powered by GE business unit to American Industrial Partners (AIP), a New York-based private equity firm. (The consumer lighting business of GE Lighting was not included as part of the transaction.) Recently, AIP renamed the unit “GE Current, a Daintree Company.”
Leviton recently announced the acquisition of Viscor, Canada’s largest independent lighting manufacturer, which specializes in LED lighting for architectural, commercial, medical, institutional and industrial applications.
Echoflex Solutions recently revamped its YouTube channel, uploading 23 new videos. The videos are a mixture of product overviews and instruction guides, offering more than 150 minutes of video support.
Legrand has partnered with Luxury Products Group (LPG), the nation’s premier buying group of luxury kitchen and bath products, lighting and appliances, to offer its adorne Collection for distribution within the company’s network of kitchen and bath showrooms.
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic Lighting Technologies America (PLTA), recently announced the appointment of Mark Hobart as the Regional Sales Manager in its southeastern United States territory, and Christian DuFour as Regional Sales Manager for the company’s North Central region.
Signify has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Eaton to acquire Cooper Lighting Solutions for $1.4 billion in cash.
PLC Multipoint recently announced the hiring of Bart Manguno to the role of Regional Sales Manager.
Leviton recently launched its new Fixture Dimmer Compatibility Tool, an online resource developed to make it simple for lighting agents, specifying and electrical engineers and architects to select the exact dimmer and lighting controls appropriate for use with specific Leviton lighting products. The tool offers users assurance that they have selected the dimmer designed for use with their selected Leviton fixtures.
LSI Industries Inc. recently announced that it has named a new national accounts sales manager, Erin Nichols. Nichols will work with distributors to expand lighting product sales and manage customer satisfaction.
Lutron recently celebrated the opening of its new Commercial Experience Center in Manhattan. The new center offers architects, designers, contractors, developers, and building owners an immersive vision of Lutron lighting and control capabilities.