Digital Lumens chosen for France's Mutual Logistics facilities

Date Announced: 13 Sep 2012

Boston, Mass. – Digital Lumens today announced that Mutual Logistics, a French logistics and transportation firm, has selected the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System for its facilities in Le Mans and Bourg-en-Bresse. The lighting upgrade is expected to reduce the company’s lighting energy use by 91%. (A link to the French language version of the release is here.)

A key part of the Mutual Logistics commitment to sustainable business practices across all of its facilities, the project is expected to generate both energy and maintenance savings, and have a rapid payback. Mutual Logistics has partnered with JC Lampes, representative of the L&O Group in France, on the lighting retrofit.
“With a goal of reducing our energy demand, we considered a variety of options before selecting the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System,” said Vincent Denis, President of Mutual Logistics. “The systems-based approach to LED lighting in our facilities gives us unmatched energy savings and maximum control over our environment, as well as additional visibility into our daily operations.”

“We are honored that Mutual Logistics is deploying our Intelligent Lighting System in their state-of-the-art facilities,” said Tom Pincince, President and CEO of Digital Lumens. “Their commitment to sustainability and environmentally sound business practices is commendable, and is a solid investment for the long-term. As we expand our global footprint, we are very glad that our solutions are delivering real value to customers in a variety of industries and countries worldwide.”

JC Lampes will replace 400W high-intensity discharge (HID) fixtures in the Mutual Logistics facilities with a mix of the Digital Lumens 13,000-lumen and 18,000-lumen fixtures. Mutual Logistics will also have the LightRules lighting management system in both facilities for easy management and fine tuning of lighting settings, and for reporting on the lighting system’s daily operations.

About Mutual Logistics

Mutual Logistics was launched by Denis Vincent with the innovative concept of integrated supply chain operations and pooled resources to serve customers’ needs. The company has 230 employees and more than 650,000 cubic feet of warehouse distribution centers in Le Mans and Bourg-en-Bresse, and prides itself on reducing costs and improving services for its customers.

About Digital Lumens

Digital Lumens develops Intelligent LED Lighting Systems that are proven to reduce industrial customers’ lighting-related electricity expenses by up to 90%. With this System — smart lights, wirelessly networked together and centrally managed — the company is defining a new class of LED lighting that maximizes both delivered light and energy efficiency. For more information, please visit www.digitallumens.com. Follow Digital Lumens on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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