Press Releases

Cree Lighting’s Stylus™ Linear Series: Clean Lines. Design Simplicity. Better Light.

DURHAM, N.C., August 8, 2019 – Specifiers, architects and lighting designers looking for a sleek, versatile and simple to design-in product need look no further. Cree Lighting, A company of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, today announces the availability of its new Stylus™ Linear Series – its first complete specification-grade portfolio. The Stylus™ Linear Series combines sleek, seamless lines, brilliant color quality and ultra-smooth dimming down to one percent for a modern linear specification offering designed to enhance both form and function. Created to complement high-end minimalist concepts and open-plan layouts in corporate offices, hospitals and schools, the Stylus™ Series is a versatile and fresh option in...
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Salex Representing Cree Lighting Canada!

Salex, the largest lighting agency in Southern Ontario, has been an integral player in Canada’s architectural lighting community for more than 45 years. As a distributor and facilitator of commercial lighting installations and control systems, architects, engineers and designers turn to Salex for effective, efficient and sustainable lighting solutions. Salex will be servicing Eastern Ontario to Bellville, GTA, Tri-Cities, Golden Horseshoe, South Western Ontario and Orillia for Cree Lighting Canada.  Cree Lighting is a LED lighting pioneer known for being first – first to bring LED lighting to the masses, deliver warm white light without compromise, break the 300 LPW...
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Cree Sets the Mood for Architects, Lighting Designers with Stylish FLEX Series LED Specification Troffer

Energy-efficient recessed lighting system improves the illumination of any design space. DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) announces the FLEX Series LED Troffer, a new lighting system that gives architects and lighting specifiers remarkable design freedom, to address the $1.2 billion specification tier of the industry. This represents an enormous opportunity for a switch to energy-efficient LEDs, as recessed fluorescent troffers comprise 50 percent of all luminaires used in the U.S. commercial market, according to the Department of Energy. The FLEX Series LED Specification troffer combines aesthetic appeal, design flexibility and premium performance into a slim luminaire design that fits...
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Cree Expands Industrial Lighting Portfolio with New Linear High-Bay Luminaires

LXB Series Extends Reach with Superior Lifetime, Performance and Efficiency DURHAM, N.C. — Linear fixtures are now being specified on approximately half of new construction and fluorescent retrofit high-bay installations. To meet this need, Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) is expanding its industrial lighting portfolio with the new LXB Series Linear High-Bay luminaires. The LXB Series features best-in-class performance including enhanced efficacy, reliability and an extended lifetime, which makes it an ideal solution for high ceilings, high ambient temperatures and high-profile spaces. “The LXB Series significantly extends Cree’s reach into the industrial new construction and retrofit market,” said Craig Atwater, Cree senior vice president...
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Cree Expands SmartCast Intelligence Platform

MAY 3, 2018 New Offerings Unlock the Power of IoT for Outdoor & Smart Building Solutions DURHAM, N.C. — As buildings become increasingly more connected through the Internet of Things (IoT), owners and operators require an intuitive platform for their building intelligence solutions. To meet this need, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) is expanding its SmartCast Intelligence Platform™ to include connected wireless capabilities that enable smart building solutions, such as building automation and control network (BACnet) connectivity, advanced lighting control, and building analytics. In addition, Cree is announcing a new collaboration with Synapse Wireless, Inc. (“Synapse”) to deliver intuitive, intelligent lighting control designed...
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Cree Launches Market-Leading KBL LED High-Bay Series

New portfolio engineered for superior performance and maximum savings in applications from retail to industrial manufacturing DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the KBL LED High-Bay Series, the perfect solution for industrial, retail, civic and athletic venues with dramatically reduced glare for a safer, more productive work environment. The new high-bay is a standout performer in both efficacy and quality, engineered to deliver maximum savings and industrial-strength performance with up to 150 lumens per watt (LPW) and a payback as fast as 1.5 years. “Cree’s new KBL LED High-Bay Series is the ideal solution for the high-bay market...
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Cree Introduces Innovative New ZR-RK LED Troffer Retrofit Kit

Transition Outdated Fluorescent to Outstanding LED Technology in Four Minutes DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announced today it has expanded its award-winning ZR Series LED troffer family by adding the new ZR-RK Retrofit Kit. Designed to deliver maximum improvement with minimum effort, the four-part design can be installed in only four minutes, upgrading outdated fluorescent lighting to premium Cree® LED performance in record time. For those lighting applications in which opening the ceiling plenum or removing old troffers is not an option, the ZR-RK Series provides unmatched ease of installation and an award-winning lighting experience quickly. “Cree is...
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Cree Brings New High Lumen Output to Outdoor Area and Flood OSQ Series, Expanding Application Range

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) extends its industry-leading OSQ Series of area and flood LED luminaires, delivering better performance, expanding applications and offering dramatic savings with the new Cree® OSQ High Output (HO) portfolio. The new luminaire more than doubles the top lumen output of the original OSQ Series with up to 65,000 lumens and can replace multiple metal halide (MH) 1000W fixtures. The result is more than 80 percent energy savings using one OSQ-HO luminaire. The new product extends the application range for open area and flood luminaires to projects with high mounting heights, including high mast...
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Cree Introduces Next Generation of Groundbreaking RSW LED Street Light Portfolio

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the next generation of its groundbreaking Cree® RSW LED Street Light portfolio with the introduction of 2700K, 5000K and 70 Color Rendering Index (CRI) configurations, giving cities and municipalities the ability to meet the full range of lighting preferences for their communities without sacrificing energy savings. The enhanced series includes RSW™ Small and Medium models that offer warm, inviting light for residential streets and clean, white illumination for roadways. Both deliver improved performance for superior efficacy with uniform and dark-sky friendly LED lighting. “Cree’s RSW Series enables municipalities to save time, energy...
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Cree Expands Award-Winning ZR Series LED Troffer Family

Enhanced Offering Addresses Broad Range of Application Needs DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announced today it has expanded its award-winning ZR Series LED troffer family to include the new ZR-C Commercial troffer in addition to the industry-leading ZR-FD High Efficiency and updated ZR-T TrueWhite® products. The series will feature Cree SmartCast® Technology to provide advanced controls. With the expanded offering, Cree is making it easier for customers to select the right solution for every application need by providing multiple options for affordability, efficiency, color quality and controls. “Cree is committed to giving our customers the right solutions,” said...
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