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Universal Lighting Recognized as Sapphire Awards 2020 Finalist

Universal Lighting Recognized as Sapphire Awards 2020 Finalist

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a member of the Panasonic Group (headquartered in Nashville, Tenn.) was recently recognized as a Sapphire Awards 2020 finalist for excellence of design and innovation in the LED drivers product category. The 2020 Sapphire Awards winners will be announced during a reception aboard the USS Midway on Feb. 12, 2020 – during the week of Strategies in Light in San Diego.

Entries were judged based on product quality and their role in pushing the industry to new heights by seeking top levels of engineering and design ingenuity. The award acknowledges products that push the boundaries by providing illumination that serves and delivers improved quality for users.

“It is truly an honor to be included among an impressive list of our esteemed colleagues and industry innovators,” said Chris Holstein, Vice President of Product Management. “At Universal, we are focused on a relentless commitment to supporting our loyal partners and their bottom line, and we are thrilled to be included in this prestigious recognition of industry leaders for our LED driver solutions.”

As customization and controllability become standard within the industry, Universal aimed to create a driver designed to allow custom configuration of lumen levels and dimming curves to meet the needs of OEM customers through wireless programmable features including output current, dimming level, dimming cures and dimming control voltage.

Universal’s PWX Series drivers can be programmed to quickly and easily control the device using EVERset™ RFID programming. Designed with maximum energy savings in mind, the drivers feature a < 0.5W of stand-by power when set to the dim-to-off state. As one of the most efficient families of drivers in the lighting industry, the EVERLINE® PWX drivers are a perfect fit for indoor lighting applications.

For a full list of the Sapphire Awards 2020 finalists across 17 technology and application categories, visit

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