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.
The redevelopment of GE Lighting’s old factory site in Leicester could create 1,000 jobs.
Philips has bought NCW, a Hong Kong designer, manufacturer and distributor of LED, conventional entertainment lighting and lighting controls.
Andrew Smith is now the lighting solutions manager at Ligman in it’s recently-launced UK operation