Lighting

WAC Lighting Receives AIA Accreditation for LED/OLED Training Sessions

WAC Lighting Receives AIA Accreditation for LED/OLED Training Sessions

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.–WAC Lighting has received accreditation from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for its LED/Organic LED training sessions, which already are accredited by the American Lighting Association. “The AIA’s accreditation for our LED/Organic LED training sessions will encourage architects to learn more about the important role of LED and OLED lighting in today’sMore »

Paragon to Acquire Kinder-Harris

Paragon to Acquire Kinder-Harris

ALBERTVILLE, Ala.–Wall decor manufacturer Paragon has acquired Kinder-Harris, a high-end wall art, lamp and accessory manufacturer based in Stuttgart, Ark. Kinder-Harris’ product line will be relaunched at the High Point Market next month in Paragon’s IHFC C203 showroom, along with other introductions.  “During this period of market consolidation, we have been approached by several companiesMore »

Palecek Acquires PierceMartin

Palecek Acquires PierceMartin

RICHMOND, Calif.–Palecek, a designer and manufacturer of hand-crafted furniture, accessories and lighting, has acquired PierceMartin, a designer resource for woven furniture and accessories. With the purchase, Palecek will launch a new corporate division and a product line exclusively serving the design trade community. The first product launch of PierceMartin by Palecek is scheduled for theMore »

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Sterling Industries

E.L.K. Lighting Acquires Sterling Industries

NESQUEHONING, Penn.–E.L.K. Lighting has acquired Sterling Industries, the manufacturer of decorative accessories, portable lighting and accent furniture, and it will now become a division under the E.L.K. umbrella. John Scott, Sterling’s chief executive officer and founder, will take on a consulting role, offering John Scott Designs as part of future Sterling offerings. “The combination ofMore »

Westinghouse Lighting Appoints National Utility Program Manager

Westinghouse Lighting Appoints National Utility Program Manager

PHILADELPHIA–John Broughton has been named national utility program manager at Westinghouse Lighting. He will be responsible for administering and promoting utility incentive programs with Westinghouse Lighting’s customer base in retail, commercial and industrial channels. His previous work experience includes positions with D&R International, the Department of Energy and MaxLight.

Westinghouse Lighting Plans to Move Corporate Headquarters

Westinghouse Lighting Plans to Move Corporate Headquarters

PHILADELPHIA–As part of its multi-phase corporate reorganization, Westinghouse Lighting is searching for a new corporate headquarters here. Having been in Philadelphia in several locations over its 64-year history, the company has been at its current 230,000-square-foot location for the last 22 years, but now wants a facility that will operate more efficiently, the company said.

Scutaro to Assume New Responsibilities at Murray Feiss

Scutaro to Assume New Responsibilities at Murray Feiss

BRONX, N.Y.—Maria Scutaro has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president, sales and marketing for Murray Feiss Lighting. Scutaro will retain her product development and merchandising duties and all associates currently reporting to her will continue to do so. In addition, all sales department executives, Gary Biarsky, Steve Joffre, Christy Mutino andMore »