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Smart Cities: A New Industry Being Created from Light Poles

Smart Cities: A New Industry Being Created from Light Poles

    Who Will Own/Use the Data? Will Lighting-Quality Suffer? SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV – The incandescent light bulb is no longer the symbol of ideas. Surprisingly, perhaps, the new symbol may be – of all things – a street-/highway-lighting pole, which just so happens to be the fundamental element of a new concept called “smart cities.” […]

January 16, 2018
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Fulham VP to Address Problems of Lighting Controls and the Need for Interoperable Standards at IoT Evolution

Fulham VP to Address Problems of Lighting Controls and the Need for Interoperable Standards at IoT Evolution

  ORLANDO, FL – For industrial lighting controls to become part of any Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure the lighting industry is going to have to overcome two primary hurdles: 1) lack of intelligence in lighting devices and 2) a lack of common control standards. That’s the primary focus of “How Smart Lighting Headaches are […]

January 12, 2018
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Watch America’s Elite Electricians Compete for $500k In Cash, Prizes During Ideal National Championship TV Special Airing in January

Watch America’s Elite Electricians Compete for $500k In Cash, Prizes During Ideal National Championship TV Special Airing in January

    SYCAMORE, IL – IDEAL® Electrical announced the viewing schedule for the first-ever televised special of the company’s second annual IDEAL National Championship competition. Throughout January, NBC Sports Network, AT&T SportsNet and select Sinclair Broadcast Group stations across the country will offer viewers a chance to see what it takes to be crowned a […]

January 12, 2018
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Hardware Resources Acquires Task Lighting

Hardware Resources Acquires Task Lighting

  BOSSIER CITY, LA – Hardware Resources, a designer, engineer, and manufacturer of kitchen cabinet, bath, and closet products, has acquired Task Lighting. Based in Kearney, Nebraska, Task Lighting manufactures under-cabinet and interior-cabinet LED Lighting, and also manufactures Angle Power Strips, which provide power access beneath cabinets as an alternative to unsightly power outlets. Task […]

January 11, 2018
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Focus Industries Inc. Welcomes Gianni Vidal as Product Manager

Focus Industries Inc. Welcomes Gianni Vidal as Product Manager

  LAKE FOREST, CA – Focus Industries Inc. has welcomed Gianni Vidal as its new Product Manager. Effective December 18, Gianni assumed responsibility of all product line development with the support of Focus Industries CEO/Sales Director, Stan Shibata. With many years of experience in the lighting industry, Gianni brings an extensive expertise to Focus Industries […]

January 11, 2018
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Turtle & Hughes Names Luis Valls President

Turtle & Hughes Names Luis Valls President

    Linden, NJ — Turtle & Hughes, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has selected Luis Valls, a 16-year veteran of the company, as President, effective immediately. Rick Reffler, who has been President since 2013, will transition to a Senior Advisory Sales role. On making the announcement, Jayne Millard, Chairman and CEO said, […]

January 10, 2018
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Jack Bellissimo Appointed as RACO Brand Manager

Jack Bellissimo Appointed as RACO Brand Manager

SOUTH BEND, IN – RACO has announced the appointment of Jack Bellissimo as the RACO Brand Manager. RACO, part of Hubbell Commercial Construction (HCC), provides innovative electrical products to commercial, industrial and residential markets. In his new role, Mr. Bellissimo develops and executes overall brand strategy as a “Brand Ambassador.” He has responsibility for all […]

January 10, 2018
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