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Introducing Portfolio LDA3B LED

Portfolio is pleased to announce the IRiS P3LED and PN3LED successor, LDA3.

New and improved, offered with the same accessories and element reflectors, this new recessed adjustable/slope now includes all Portfolio CCTs, CRI, Vividtune, connected and various driver options. Additions include lumen output from 250 to 2300 with field interchangeable optics in 5° increments from 10°-70° offering ultimate flexibility for designing any space. The adjustable design allows the luminaire to be installed in sloped ceilings in addition to traditional flat ceilings. Offering 365° rotation and lockable tool-less 45° tilt with center beam optics providing full output without flash back.

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Cree LED Sold for (up to) $300M Total; Only $50M Cash

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its LED Products business unit (“Cree LED”) to SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGH) for up to $300 million, including fixed upfront and deferred payments and contingent consideration.

Under the terms of the agreement, which has been approved by the Company’s board of directors, Cree expects to receive an initial cash payment of $50 million upon closing and $125 million to be paid upon maturity of a seller note issued by SMART to Cree due August 2023. Cree also has the potential to receive an earn-out payment of up to $125 million based on the revenue and gross profit performance of Cree LED in the first full four quarters post-transaction close, also payable in the form of a three-year seller note.

Lumetta is Pleased to Introduce Task into Its Product Portfolio

Lumetta announces the addition of its new line of lighting, “Task”.  The contemporary solution to lighting fixtures offers strong ambient lighting properties and even lighting distribution, making for a more pleasant environment.

McGraw-Edison Introduces the CTN Celesteon DuraQ Driver

McGraw-Edison is proud to introduce the new DuraQ high performance driver in the Celesteon. The DuraQ high performance driver is the first of its kind in the lighting industry! Providing a robust design with superior operating life versus today's LED electronic drivers, the DuraQ driver is the go-to solution for long-life lighting needs. 

How to Keep Skies Dark at Night

Light pollution persists worldwide, but recent industry initiatives coupled with mindful architectural and lighting designers are aiming to reduce sky glow.