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LED Lighting Inc. Appoints Mary Argyrides to Senior Role

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based LED Lighting Inc., an innovator in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of LED lighting solutions and systems, has hired industry veteran Mary Karagiannis-Argyrides as Director/OEM and National Accounts. Argyrides brings more than 30 years of experience in the lighting industry, starting her career at her family’s long-time lighting business, Home Lighting Canada….

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Casambi Partners With Component Distributors in North America

With the goal of establishing a stronger foothold in the North American market, Finland-based smart lighting control company Casambi has announced a strategic distribution alliance with Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI), the Denver-based company serving and distributing products to customers throughout the U.S. and Canada.  This alliance – which positions CDI as a stocking distributor and…

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Applied UV, Inc. Doubles in Size With Lighting Mergers

Mount Vernon, N.Y.-based Applied UV, Inc., a leader in applying narrow-range ultraviolet light (UVC) for surface areas and catalytic bioconversion technology for air purification to destroy pathogens safely, thoroughly, and automatically has completed its mergers with PURO Lighting, LLC  and LED Supply Co. The merger is expected to generate combined annualized sales of approximately $45-$50…

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Casambi Returns to Pre-pandemic Lead Times

Like all companies in the electronics industry, Casambi had been experiencing pandemic-related component shortages across the global supply chain. All of its operations and supply chain teams, in partnership with Casambi’s suppliers and subcontractors, have worked diligently in 2022 to identify and close these gaps. In doing so, the company has also assisted its ecosystem…

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Feds Offer States $1.2 Billion to Adopt More Stringent Energy Codes

The Biden Administration launched several federal initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the energy efficiency of buildings, with two specifically designed to encourage state and local governments to update their building energy codes. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), embedded in two recent pieces of massive legislation was some $1.2…

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Axis Lighting Selects New Atlanta and Central/South Georgia Representation

Canadian manufacturer Axis Lighting has selected Next Generation Lighting to represent the company’s full portfolio including the newly launched BalancedCare healthcare luminaires in North Georgia, including Atlanta. ALESCO/NGL South will represent Axis Lighting and BalancedCare in Central and South Georgia, including Augusta, Macon, Columbus, and Savannah. Next Generation Lighting and ALESCO/NGL South specialize in architectural…

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Liteline Appoints New Representation in Pacific Northwest

Canadian manufacturer Liteline Corporation has appointed SeaTac Lighting & Controls, along with Ambient Lighting & Controls, to represent Liteline in Washington, Alaska, and Northern Idaho as of January 16. Both SeaTac Lighting and Ambient Lighting will call on all market segments, including distributors, contractors, specifiers, end-users, and municipalities. The primary initiative for both organizations is…


Sales Management Changes at Espen Technology

California-based Espen Technology, a leading manufacturer of indoor, LED lighting solutions, and EV chargers, has made two changes to its sales management team. John Clancy, most recently VP/National Accounts, has retired. Previously, he was Senior VP/Sales & Marketing. Over the decade he was with the company, Clancy led Espen Technology to significant sales growth. Prior…