Jeff Walters joins EYE Lighting Team to launch new lighting controls initiative

March 3, 2013
Date Announced: 03 Mar 2013 Jeff Walters joins EYE Lighting Team to launch new lighting controls initiativeEYE Lighting Luminaire-focused sales strategiesMentor, Ohio – EYE Lighting International, a leading manufacturer of lamps, luminaires, controls and related lighting products, is pleased to announce that Jeff Walters has joined the team as Director, Controls Technology.Mr. Walters brings decades of experience to his new role and will be responsible for the design of wired and wireless Controls, including hardware, firmware and software, to help lead EYE Lighting into the ever-expanding market of lighting controls. “As EYE Lighting strengthens its position as a premium lighting solutions provider, expanding into lighting and energy-saving controls was a natural progression as our company grows. Having someone of Jeff’s caliber join our team to lead us into the future of controls will be tremendous for our customers and company moving forward,” said Tom Salpietra, president and coo, EYE Lighting.Jeff has an extensive background in photo control design with numerous accomplishments and patents to his credit including the ROAM wireless streetlight monitoring system. Most photo controls in the world use Jeff’s electro/mechanical innovations and designs. He is also a long-time member of the ANSI C136 Roadway Lighting committee.EYE Lighting strives to continuously improve all of its processes while placing the customer at the center-point of its business. To further that core principle, the acquisition and release of Aphos Lighting products has strengthened its position in the fast growing LED luminaire market. A segment in which EYE Lighting kíaroLED has earned a number of awards and accolades as a lighting solution for efficiently controlling backlight, uplight and glare in an extensive range of outdoor environments.###About EYE Lighting InternationalEYE Lighting International, with over 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space located near Cleveland, Ohio, is a leading provider of lamps, luminaires, controls, and related lighting products. For 21 years, the company has pioneered High-Intensity-Discharge lamp technology and introduced innovative luminaires to lighting designers, specifiers, and utility market customers. EYE Lighting high performance products have earned a global reputation for excellent color rendering, long-life, reliability, and superior quality… testimony to its multiple ISO Certifications, including an ISO 17025 accredited lab.

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