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New life for factory site

The redevelopment of GE Lighting’s old factory site in Leicester could create 1,000 jobs.

The site has been empty for three years since the company closed the plant with the loss of 400 jobs. The company has concluded a deal with Solihull-based First Industrial Developments.

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Philips boosts entertainment portfolio

Philips has bought NCW, a Hong Kong designer, manufacturer and distributor of LED, conventional entertainment lighting and lighting controls.

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Ligman appoints senior manager

Andrew Smith is now the lighting solutions manager at Ligman in it’s recently-launced UK operation