100,000 hours and going strong

100,000 hours and going strong

It’s the classic lifetime figure that LED salespeople like to casually bandy around. But one manufacturer can now make that claim with complete confidence – because the sign on the front of its factory has been lit non-stop for 100,000 hours.

Report: Samsung exiting LED luminaires

Report: Samsung exiting LED luminaires

Another day, another giant industrial company throws in the towel on some aspect of modern lighting: News is breaking that South Korean conglomerate Samsung is exiting the LED luminaire business.