Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

The Asian invasion of the European lighting market went up a gear today as Japanese electronics giant Sharp announced its entry with a plethora of fixtures aimed at the retail and industrial sectors.

Walmart launches range of cheap LEDs

Walmart launches range of cheap LEDs

Walmart has launched a low cost line of LED lightbulbs – with some priced at under US$10 (€7.39). The ‘Great Value’ line is available in all Walmart stores across the US as well as online.

More jobs go at Osram

More jobs go at Osram

Over 200 employees at an Osram factory in Bavaria, Germany are set to lose their jobs, as the company continues its plan to save cash and change direction. 

Lux Awards 2013: the shortlist

Lux Awards 2013: the shortlist

After a long series of judging sessions, including numerous site visits and product demonstrations, our panel of judges has whittled down this year's Lux Awards entries to the very best projects and most exciting product innovations.

 

900 jobs go at Osram

900 jobs go at Osram

Osram is closing down some of its maintenance sites in the United States and Canada. The restructuring of Osram Sylvania’s Sylvania Lighting Services will result in 900 job losses.  

Human-centric lighting set to take off in Europe

Lighting designed to promote health and wellbeing could soon be a multibillion-euro business, according to a study by Lighting Europe, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association and consultancy AT Kearney.