Cree to Sell Lighting Business to Ideal Industries, Inc.

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the execution of a definitive agreement to sell its Lighting Products business unit (“Cree Lighting”), which includes the LED lighting fixtures, lamps and corporate lighting solutions business for commercial, industrial and consumer applications, to IDEAL

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Cree Announces Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency with New Red XLamp LEDs

Cree, Inc. announces the next-generation XLamp® XP-E2 Photo Red (660 nm) and Far Red (730 nm) LEDs, delivering breakthrough performance for horticulture applications. The new Red XP-E2 LEDs provide a drop-in upgrade for the previous generation that outperforms competing LEDs

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Cree BR30 Floodlight LED

What you should look for in a good 65-watt replacement floodlight LED: Brightness-wise, your bulb should put out at least 650 lumens Your bulb shouldn’t draw more than 10 watts of energy Your bulb should be able to dim without

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Global Stadium Lighting Growth Trends, 2018 to 2026

The stadium lighting market was valued at US$ 465.7 Mn in 2017 and expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.4% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. Replacement of traditional stadium lights with LED

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Cree Changes Head of Its LED Business Unit

Cree has adjusted its management team. After the new CFO and chairman were appointed and the new members of the board of directors were elected in the six months, the head of the LED division has stepped down, reported Triangle

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Leverage Big Energy Savings with Advances in LED Lighting

A recording is now available for ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR and e-conolight’s joint Nov. 15 webinar on LED lighting. Watch and learn about analyzing the efficacy of LED technology compared to traditional technology, LEDs’ continuous improvements, where LED technology can go and

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Cree Launches FLEX Series LED Specification Troffers

Cree, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina USA, announced the FLEX Series LED Specification Troffer. The company claims that the FLEX Series troffers give architects and lighting specifiers remarkable design freedom. Cree points to U.S. Department of Energy finding that about

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Cree Releases LXB Series Linear High-Bay Luminaires

The company released the new LXB Series fixtures to meet the need resulting from the nearly half of all new construction and fluorescent retrofit high-bay installations that specify linear high-bay LED fixtures. The high bays provide up to 160 lumens

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Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI Chip-on-Board LEDs

Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a breakthrough set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers beautiful 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality at the same efficacy as today’s standard 80 CRI LEDs. Delivering up to 155 lumens per

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LED Lighting Pioneer Accuses Employee of Stealing Secrets Worth More Than $100M

An attempted theft at Durham manufacturer Cree in May could have given “a competitor or foreign entity” copies of 32,000 files that covered virtually all there is to know about something the company’s been working on for 30 years, a

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The Impacts of Trump’s $200 Billion China Tariff List on the LED Industry

On July 10th , the Trump administration announced plans to propose additional tariffs on US$200 Billion worth of Chinese goods and released the tariff list. LEDinside analyzed the list right after the announcement and anticipated that the new tariff list

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Cree’s New LED Is Its Most Basic Bulb Ever

Cree’s newest flagship bulb, a 60-watt replacement LED that sells in a two-pack at Home Depot for about $8, is its most affordable yet. Cree got there by borrowing a page from the bargain bulb playbook and going with a

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Cree, Inc. to Announce Q3 2018 Quarterly Earnings Webcast

April 24, 2018 at 5:00 PM EDT Live over the Internet – Simply log in at http://investor.cree.com/financial-events-presentationsv

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Death of Tungsten: Another Top Museum Goes All-LED

Located inside the Louvre’s Palace, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is the sixth most visited museum in France and one of the most important in the world. Founded in the nineteenth century, it houses thousands of collectors’ objects and artworks,

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Industry’s First Extreme Density LED by CREE

The XLamp® XD16 LEDs are the industry’s first Extreme Density LEDs, delivering over five times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs. The ceramic-based XD16 LED is built on Cree’s groundbreaking NX Technology Platform to address

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Cree Acquires Infineon RF Power Business for 345 Million Euros

(3/6 Reuters) U.S.-based Cree said on Tuesday that it had acquired most of Infineon’s Radio Frequency Power Business for around 345 million euros (307.40 million pounds). The deal, which has already closed, will expand the Cree Wolfspeed business unit, which

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Chinese Firms Prepare Bids for GE Lighting Ops – Sources

(3/5 Reuters) – At least two Chinese companies are preparing bids for industrial conglomerate General Electric’s remaining lighting assets in a potentially $1 billion deal, according to people familiar with the situation. MLS Co and Foshan Electrical and Lighting Co

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26 FEB 2018, 9:00 a.m. E.S.T. Cree to Announce Strategy

Cree, Inc. will host an Investor Day on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. ET in New York City. The event will feature presentations on the Company’s strategy and long-term financial outlook. The event will be webcast live on

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Edison Report:

Amy Huntington Departs Philips Lighting http://www.edisonreport.net/lighting-industry-news/amy-huntington-departs-philips-lighting/ Daniel Castillo and Keith Eagle Out at Cree http://www.edisonreport.net/lighting-industry-news/daniel-castillo-and-keith-eagle-out-cree/

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Cree Introduces Up to 150 LPW, KBL High-Bay

Cree, Inc. of Durham, NC, launched the KBL LED High-Bay Series for industrial, retail, civic and athletic venues. Cree claims that the KBL LED High-Bay features dramatically reduced glare for a more productive work environment. The new high-bay offers up

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