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February 24, 2014

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton announced the establishment of its first base of operations in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new South African facility, which will operate as Leviton Africa (Pty), will provide commercial lighting solutions to customers in one of the world’s most rapidly expanding markets. 

With the opening, Leviton also furthers its global expansion efforts to now include a footprint on all seven continents. 

September 30, 2013

Leviton has released the OmniTouch 7 Touchscreen, a glass-front control panel for maintaining security, energy and entertainment smart home features.

"The user-friendly OmniTouch 7 allows for simple setup and intuitive customization for integrators," said Leviton president Jay McLellan. "The new always-there, always-on Touchscreen is plug-and-play, but affords users a variety of options, including showing only necessary icons, the ability to name the building and rooms, separate devices by area and quickly adjust settings like brightness and volume levels."

July 26, 2013

As Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton expands its factory trainings offering, the company hired Patrick Donnelly as a technical sales specialist. 

Donnelly will take the lead in creating trainings targetedfor installers and potential Five Star dealers who wish to become part of Leviton's Security & Automation integrator Program for Commercial Initiatives. 

"Patrick Donnelly brings a wealth of experience, talent and industry knowledge to this role," said William Marshall, Leviton's senior VP of sales and marketing."

August 8, 2012

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton introduced a full line of residential occupancy and vacancy sensors that combine state-of-the-art technology with a sleek new design to provide optimal management of lighting and motor loads.

Available in either Automatic-ON (Occupancy) or Manual-ON (Vacancy) switching, these energy-saving sensors are available in models engineered to control current LED, CFL, fluorescent, incandescent, halogen or motor loads. 

August 3, 2012

Leviton has announced the purchase of Home Automation Inc. (HAI), a privately held company that provides controls for residential and light commercial applications. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. HAI will enhance Leviton’s current home automation offerings by offering homeowners solutions that combine security, energy management and entertainment controls in user-friendly applications.

August 3, 2012

Leviton has announced the purchase of Home Automation Inc. (HAI), a privately held company that provides controls for residential and light commercial applications. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. HAI will enhance Leviton’s current home automation offerings by offering homeowners solutions that combine security, energy management and entertainment controls in user-friendly applications.

May 9, 2012

Leviton Manufacturing Co. has prevailed in a dispute over intellectual property rights involving Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs). On April 27, the International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a general exclusion order “prohibiting the unlicensed importation of infringing ground fault circuit interrupters and products containing same.” In addition, the ITC issued several cease and desist orders prohibiting the sale of GFCIs already in the United States that unlawfully infringe on a Leviton U.S. patent.

April 20, 2012

Leviton, a global manufacturer of electrical devices, unveiled the latest entry to its Evr-Green line of residential, commercial and public electric vehicle charging systems – the Evr-Green 320 Level 2 Home Charging Station. 

April 5, 2012

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton, manufacturer of electrical devices, promoted Marvin Hagemeier to the position of director of commercial and industrial sales for the Western Region.

Hagemeier joined Leviton in 1985 as an electrical distribution sales representative in East and Central Texas, and was promoted to Electrical Distribution Sales Manager for the Dallas District in 1992. In 2010 he assumed the role of South Central Regional Sales Manager.

Hagemeier will succeed Izzy Oleinik, who after a career of 23 years with Leviton, retired on January 1, 2012.

 

April 5, 2012

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton, manufacturer of electrical devices, promoted Marvin Hagemeier to the position of director of commercial and industrial sales for the Western Region.

Hagemeier joined Leviton in 1985 as an electrical distribution sales representative in East and Central Texas, and was promoted to Electrical Distribution Sales Manager for the Dallas District in 1992. In 2010 he assumed the role of South Central Regional Sales Manager.

Hagemeier will succeed Izzy Oleinik, who after a career of 23 years with Leviton, retired on January 1, 2012.

 

March 30, 2012

Regardless of federal or state subsidies, the home product marketplace continues to generate product innovation that increases efficiency and value for the energy-conscious consumer.

March 1, 2012

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton, a manufacturer of electrical devices, data center connectivity solutions and lighting energy management systems, launched its newly redesigned website.

The new leviton.com offers step-by-step installation videos, tips and interactive discussion forums, including installation procedures and best uses for various Leviton products.

March 1, 2012

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton, a manufacturer of electrical devices, data center connectivity solutions and lighting energy management systems, launched its newly redesigned website.

The new leviton.com offers step-by-step installation videos, tips and interactive discussion forums, including installation procedures and best uses for various Leviton products.

February 29, 2012

Electrical device manufacturer Leviton has promoted John LaMontagne to the position of VP sales for the company's Lighting Energy Solutions business unit. In his new role, LaMontagne will be responsible for the sales and specification of Leviton’s broad portfolio of lighting systems, metering and energy management products.

October 3, 2011

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton Manufacturing has acquired Obvius, a provider of solutions to collect energy information.

According to Leviton, the Obvius acquisition allows the company to offer the most complete line of lighting and energy management solutions. A complementary strategic addition to Leviton’s current line, Leviton now offers solutions to meet all measurement and verification-based opportunities, such as smart metering, energy data information, load management and LEED rating achievement.

June 3, 2011

Peter Kleinman has been promoted to the position of director of marketing for Leviton’s distribution channel.  

In his new post, he will be reporting to William W. Marshall, Leviton’s senior VP sales and marketing. Kleinman will lead the marketing, branding and advertising for the company’s full line of products across the distribution sales channel.

June 3, 2011

Peter Kleinman has been promoted to the position of director of marketing for Leviton’s distribution channel.  

In his new post, he will be reporting to William W. Marshall, Leviton’s senior VP sales and marketing. Kleinman will lead the marketing, branding and advertising for the company’s full line of products across the distribution sales channel.

May 12, 2011

While most people think of water, food and shelter when it comes to emergency relief efforts, Leviton provided areas of Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee with another essential product in the aftermath of recent storms and tornados: watertight locking plugs and connectors, 50 amp generator plus, and a wide assortment of other temporary power supplies.

April 18, 2011

Leviton has launched a campaign to encourage homeowners and businesses to evaluate their lighting control needs in order to make the kinds of decision that could make a difference in energy consumption. 

The "Make the Switch" campaign in support of Earth Day 2011 includes the educational campaign "10 Smart Tips for a Greener Home.' Among the tips:

• Dimming lights 25% cuts energy usage by 20% and extends a bulbs life four times longer;

April 5, 2011

Two lighting and electrical manufacturers have announced that they are ready to roll out residential charging stations for electric cars. Leviton, based in Melville, N.Y., is producing the Evr-Green 160 Level 2 Home Charging Station, which has received the Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) Listing for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) in the United States and Canada.

Two lighting and electrical manufacturers have announced that they are ready to roll out residential charging stations for electric cars. Leviton, based in Melville, N.Y., is producing the Evr-Green 160 Level 2 Home Charging Station, which has received the Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) Listing for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) in the United States and Canada.

March 11, 2011

Lighting manufacturer Leviton has announced the appointment of Steve Nikrant to the position of VP supply chain. Nikrant will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing and recommending policy and procedures for the distribution, transportation, order fulfillment, procurement/sourcing and customer service functions.  He will also be accountable for ensuring customer satisfaction and controlling costs.

February 9, 2011

Leviton has announced its membership in Zhaga, an industry co-op of lighting manufacturers aimed at the development of standards and specifications for the interfaces of LED light engines. Zhaga standards enable interchangeability between products made by diverse manufacturers. The consortium was established for the benefit of consumers and professional buyers of light engines and luminaires.

January 20, 2011

Levitons's new line of Renu decorative switches, outlets and wall plates is designed to give new control to DIYers when matching these products to the colors of their rooms.

Levitons's new line of Renu decorative switches, outlets and wall plates is designed to give new control to DIYers when matching these products to the colors of their rooms.

The Renu line comes in 20 different colors including basics such as "white on white" and more colorful hues such as "red delicious" and "toasted coconut." The faceplates are easily interchangeable, snapping in and out as needed without touching the electrical parts behind the wall, according to Leviton.

January 14, 2011

HCN TV's 90 Seconds Series: Leviton sees opportunity in emerging technologies in the lighting arena.

HCN TV's 90 Seconds Series interviews Jay Sherman, director of marketing for Leviton during the 2011 International Builders' Show.

October 3, 2010

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