Stewart Hamel joins LED Roadway Lighting Ltd

Date Announced: 14 Oct 2011

Darren Zwicker, Executive Vice-President of LED Roadway Lighting Ltd (LRL), is pleased to announce the appointment of Stewart Hamel as Director of Business Development – Eastern US.

Stew has over twenty-five years of lighting industry experience in product design, manufacturing, marketing and sales. As co-founder of Alumitron Corporation, he designed and marketed an extensive line of architectural extruded aluminum linear fluorescent luminaires. After selling the company to Juno Lighting, he assumed the position of VP of Sales for Juno’s linear subsidiary.

Alumination Products, Inc. (API) was his second lighting start up, specializing in custom lighting for retail national accounts. Kramer Lighting purchased API and Stew came aboard as Sales Manager. For the past five years, he has been involved in the LED business as sales manager for Renaissance Lighting, an LED architectural lighting company, now part of Acuity Brands, and as an independent consultant for Gallium Lighting, Axo Light and others. Cultivating relationships with sales reps, specifiers, end users and distributors to grow sales in the Commercial and Industrial segments of the industry has been key to his success. His mission at LRL will be to promote its industry leading technology through a network of independent manufacturers reps to specifiers, municipalities, utilities, ESCOs and end users alike. He can be reached at or (781) 927-8640.

About LED Roadway Lighting Ltd

LED Roadway Lighting Limited (LRL) is a leading designer and manufacturer of LED (light-emitting diode) based street and area lighting fixtures. LRL is located in Nova Scotia, Canada, with research and design facilities in Halifax and a 55,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Amherst. LRL offers a complete range of LED based street and area lighting fixtures that meet or exceed IES (Illuminating Engineering Society), CIE (Commission Internationale de L’Eclairage) and IDA (International Dark Sky Association) requirements. LRL’s products are RoHS compliant (free of lead and mercury), provide energy savings of up to 80% and substantially reduced maintenance costs. LRL currently has more than 300 municipal, utility, and commercial clients in 24 countries. For further information please visit our website

Contact: Darren Zwicker Executive Vice-President Telephone: (902) 450-2222 Email: Website:


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