Sylvania to be sold to the Chinese

Sylvania to be sold to the Chinese

Havells India is to sell an 80% stake in Sylvania to Shanghai Feilo Acoustics Co Limited, a listed company on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. State-owned Inesa is one of Feilo’s key shareholders. 

Tridonic sets sights on IoT solutions

Tridonic sets sights on IoT solutions

Lux speaks to Rajeev Radhakrishnan, managing director at Tridonic Middle East about the Internet of Things and the future of lighting management systems, what’s in store for LuxLive and issues facing specifiers in the region.

Top names sign up for LuxLive Middle East

Top names sign up for LuxLive Middle East

iGuzzini, Fagerhult, Erco and Tridonic are the latest industry big hitters to commit to LuxLive Middle East. The spectacular two-day lighting event will bring together the world’s leading lighting brands and key decision makers and specifiers from across the Middle East at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 13-14 April 2016.

What’s lighting up the workplace right now?

What’s lighting up the workplace right now?

Are you ready for the workspace of the future? Lux and Osram assembled a panel of leading lighting professionals to discuss emerging trends in workplace lighting, across offices, healthcare and the education sector. 

Riegens sold to SG Armaturen from Norway

Riegens sold to SG Armaturen from Norway

Norwegian company SG Armaturen has bought Danish lighting firm Riegens from owners Erhvervsinvest. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

Li-Fi race speeds up

Li-Fi race speeds up

Tech start-up company Velmenni has used Li-Fi-enabled lamps to transmit data at speeds of 1Gbps. Laboratory tests have shown theoretical speeds of up to 224Gbps. 

Abu Dhabi celebrates National Day in lights

Abu Dhabi celebrates National Day in lights

More than 25,000 UAE flags and decorative lighting designs have been placed by Abu Dhabi Municipality around the capital as part of the festivities for the UAE’s 44th National Day.

Megaman restructures in Australasia

Megaman restructures in Australasia

Neonlite Electronic and Lighting (HK), brand owner of low energy lighting manufacturer Megaman, has today announced plans to restructure its distribution in Australasia to unlock further growth.

Jafza to become largest energy retrofit project in the Middle East

Jafza to become largest energy retrofit project in the Middle East

Economic Zones World has struck a deal with DEWA’s Etihad ESCO to retrofit its existing buildings and facilities at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) to make them more energy efficient. LED lighting will play a part in generating a net saving of 30%, worth some AED 132 million over six years.