Group Dekko announces alliance with Toshiba International Corporation to produce LED luminaires for North America

Date Announced: 12 Apr 2012

Garrett, Ind. - Group Dekko announced its alliance with Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) today. Group Dekko leveraged its expertise in the development, planning and production of complex, engineered lighting products to supply TIC as their manufacturing source for Architectural LED Products in North America.

"We are excited about our alliance with TIC, a premier leader in the rapidly growing LED Luminaires industry. Over the next decade LED technology is expected to supplant traditional illumination sources. We are honored to support the outstanding global team at TIC,” said Jon Jensen, CEO at Group Dekko.

“This collaboration is a result of a two year process between TIC and Group Dekko. TIC is a premier LED technology company and Group Dekko excels at delivering outstanding quality and innovative products in this market,” said Jim McDaniel, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Group Dekko.

TIC is launching energy-efficient, long-lasting Down Light LED Luminaires for the North American Architectural lighting market. Production will start immediately at Group Dekko’s Garrett, Ind. facility. Peter DallePezze, Vice President of Marketing and Product Development at Toshiba International Corporation’s LED Lighting Systems Division said, “We are able to deliver a superior line of LED lighting products because of our 120-year lighting heritage in Japan, combined with our extensive knowledge and expertise in the electronics and semiconductor business. Group Dekko brings us a long-term supplier with the production expertise and commitment to quality to help us achieve our goals.”

Group Dekko has committed to support the rapid growth expected with capital investment and jobs. Specific details will be the announced in the future.

Group Dekko has over sixty years’ experience of providing engineered products and solutions from multiple manufacturing locations, excelling at complexity management and unparalleled customer service that delivers what the customer wants, when the customer wants it, enabling them to do what they do best.

Additional information about Group Dekko is available at www.dekko.com.

Toshiba International Corporation’s LED Lighting Systems Division provides the North American market with a variety of high-efficiency LED products. Further information is also available online at www.toshiba.com/lighting.

Contact
Tim McGee 260.357.1075

E-mail:TMcGee@dekko.com

Web Site:www.dekko.com

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