GE Current, a Daintree Company, Enters Licensing Agreement with Principal Lighting Group to Offer LED Layout Software

  • Official licensing agreement establishes Current and PLG as the sole suppliers of the newly launched LED Wizard 8.
  • Global industry standard software platform upgraded to enable dramatic productivity improvements.


BOSTON, MA – OCTOBER 10, 2019 – GE Current, a Daintree company, today announced a new agreement with Principal Lighting Group (PLG) aligned with the North American launch of PLG’s LED Wizard 8. LED Wizard is the global industry standard software for creating LED layouts. PLG and Current will be the exclusive vendors in the United States and Canada with access to this software update.


PLG and Current are the leading companies providing LED lighting solutions for the commercial sign industry. PLG co-founder J. Bryan Vincent, Ph.D., noted that, “The collaboration with Current will strengthen the platform and extend the scope of products available the leading brands in North America.” With LED Wizard 8, customers will have free access to the complete breadth of LED lighting products from both companies to create layouts and generate bids.


“We’re thrilled to be one of two North American brands with the capability to provide vendors with access to Wizard 8,” said Michel Doss, General Manager for Specialty Products at Current. “The impressive update will provide critical benefits, including streamlined workflows and an increase in the quality, accuracy and variety of layout design.” As industries across verticals are growing more competitive, the need for speed and flexibility is becoming important than ever. Features of this upgrade include:


  • The ability to scale existing layouts to new sizes
  • The combination of multiple design steps for ease-of-use
  • The addition of a “save for later” feature that will allow for easy revision and opportunities to take design risks.


Wizard 8 is a major platform upgrade focused on automation and simplification. These new and improved tools are destined to help sign makers create LED layouts with precision and agility, leading to improved productivity across applications.



Principal Lighting Group is an innovator and market leader in the commercial sign industry and offers a full range of first-in-class quality and performance signage products under its Principal LED. Ventex Technology, and Aries Graphics International brands. PLG’s products include a complete range of new and retrofit LED solutions for channel letters, sign cabinets, architectural and linear lighting, as well as power solutions supported by superior quality, performance and world class customer service and support. Ventex products continue to serve the neon lighting industry with industry-leading transformers, sign switches, enclosure boxes, and other components. Aries’ products service the international commercial sign industry with their LED Wizard software, providing companies with the ability to develop LED layouts for channel letters and sign cabinets. For more information about PLG, its offerings, and its patents, please visit



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