Lighting Design & Specification

Royal PhilipsRoyal Philips NV has announced plans to separate its lighting unit so that the company can focus on more profitable health care equipment and consumer goods. Philips is the world’s largest lighting company.

Media reports indicate that its lighting operations will become a standalone company with 7 billion euros in revenue, as Philips considers ownership options, including an initial public offering. Siemens AG made a similar move a year ago. "Giving independence to our lighting solutions business will better enable it to expand its global leadership position and venture into adjacent market opportunities," said Philips CEO Frans Van Houten in a telephone news conference. The company employs about 112,000 people worldwide.

These shifts are attributed to stiff competition, an industry move towards LEDs, which are more energy efficient than traditional bulbs, and growing demand for more complex lighting systems and services. 

 

 

 

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Messe FrankfurtSince 2002, the Luminale festival in the German cities of Frankfurt and Offenbach has accompanied Light + Building, the world's leading trade fair for light and building services technology, which takes place every two years in Frankfurt am Main. Initiated by Messe Frankfurt as a "bridge from the exhibition grounds to the city", the public event has since developed into an internationally recognised light and culture festival with over 250,000 visitors.


Messe Frankfurt as the organiser holds all trademarks and funds the project office, the promotion of Luminale and a beacon project. Due to Messe Frankfurt's economic situation, this is not viable for 2022. Therefore, the will not take place in 2022. 

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