• WPG Americas Explores the Next-Generation of Ultraviolet Sterilization with LG Innotek UV LEDs
    01.15.19

    WPG Americas Explores the Next-Generation of Ultraviolet Sterilization with LG Innotek UV LEDs

    WPG Americas announces the release of a new white paper that explores the advantages of UV LED systems. The white paper was developed to help OEM's and design engineers identify and deliver the optimum UV LED sterilization system for their applications.

  • The Difference Between UV LED Sterilization and Visible Light Disinfection
    01.15.19

    The Difference Between UV LED Sterilization and Visible Light Disinfection

    While UV light, specifically UV-C, is known for its ability to destroy microorganisms, light in the visible spectrum between 400-405nm ranges also shows some germ-killing properties, but what's the difference between these two types of light source?

  • Destroying Germs with the Power of Light
    01.08.19

    Destroying Germs with the Power of Light

    The disinfecting properties of sunlight lie specifically in the UV spectrum, which makes up nearly 10% of total solar light output. UV disinfection is a chemical- and toxin-free alternative that works just as well, or even better than chemical treatments.

  • Is UV LED the Future of Disinfection Technology?
    01.03.19

    Is UV LED the Future of Disinfection Technology?

    The use of ultraviolet (UV) sterilization is quickly growing as a safe, non-toxic, and cost-effective alternative to chemical disinfection. Learn more about why UV LED is the future of disinfection technology.

  • Smart Farming and LED Lighting
    12.11.18

    Smart Farming and LED Lighting

    Smart agriculture or smart farming refers to tech-driven crop production and involves the use of sensors, Internet of Things devices, drones, robotics, big data, Artificial Intelligence, and more. How does LED lighting factor in?

  • Building Tomorrow’s Farms with LED Horticulture Lighting
    11.26.18

    Building Tomorrow’s Farms with LED Horticulture Lighting

    In the developed world, where the demand for locally-grown food is rising steadily, cultivation in soil-less and controlled environments — such as greenhouses and indoor farms — are allowing farmers to provide fresh, seasonal, and safe produce year round.

  • How LED is Lighting Up Trends in Indoor and Vertical Farming
    11.13.18

    How LED is Lighting Up Trends in Indoor and Vertical Farming

    'Indoor farming’ is often used interchangeably with 'vertical farming', but it’s actually an umbrella term that covers everything from greenhouses to horizontal flood trays and vertical towers. Are LEDs worth the long-term investment for indoor farmers?

  • LED Lighting in Greenhouse Farming
    10.29.18

    LED Lighting in Greenhouse Farming

    Greenhouses are the most popular and widely practiced method of alternative cultivation in the world. Learn more about the benefits of LEDs in greenhouses, and download our Farming in the New Light eBook to see leading LEDs for horticulture applications.

  • WPG Americas Releases Updated Specialized Lighting Solutions Line Card
    10.19.18

    WPG Americas Releases Updated Specialized Lighting Solutions Line Card

    WPG Americas' broad lighting product portfolio is backed by our experienced and knowledgeable team of specialists, ready to deliver the solutions for your product design. Download the Updated Specialized Line Card today!

  • LG Innotek's '100mW' UV-C LED: The First of Its Kind
    07.09.18

    LG Innotek's '100mW' UV-C LED: The First of Its Kind

    Last November, electronic materials and component manufacturer LG Innotek, a subsidiary of South-Korean multinational electronics company, LG Group, announced the industry's first 100mW UV-C LED.