PG enlighten and Hubbell Lighting join forces to advance strategic growth plans

Aug. 2, 2016
Customers Will Benefit from Better Education, Technical Proficiency and Progressive Thinking

Greenville, SC and Elk Grove Village, IL – Hubbell Lighting, a leader in lighting innovation, announced that it has appointed PG enlighten as its new representative throughout Northern Illinois, to include Chicago, Rockford, Central Illinois and Northwest Indiana, effective September 1st.

PG enlighten is a full service manufacturer's representative dedicated to providing comprehensive lighting, controls and energy solutions that meet the creative demands of today’s design community. PG enlighten has represented many of its manufacturers since its inception in 1971 when Nick Pilipuf and Duane Grist set out to create an agency with the philosophy of serving the customer first, last and everywhere in between.

"PG enlighten and Hubbell Lighting share a mutual vision for its dedication to unmatched customer support," said Jim Haworth, owner/principal at PG enlighten. "Hubbell is well-known for partnering with some of the industry's most influential experts and professionals and making significant resources in its training and development programs. This philosophy aligns perfectly with our mission."

"Together we will deliver technical expertise and quality products but more importantly we will elevate the paradigm for what qualifies as superior customer service," said Marc Pilipuf, owner/principal at PG enlighten. "It's a new day at PG enlighten, and we're excited about the path forward with Hubbell Lighting as our new partner."

The strategic vision for both companies is credited as the primary reason for the agreement. Joining forces with Hubbell Lighting is a key part of PG enlighten's growth strategy. Hubbell Lighting has one of the most esteemed collections of lighting and controls brands in the industry. Each is unique in its own right, but worthy of bearing the Hubbell name – indicative of quality, performance and durability.

"We've dedicated significant energy and investment to ensure our customers receive a level of engagement and support not seen in the industry," said Kevin Poyck, group president at Hubbell Lighting. "We firmly believe the best value proposition that any company can offer is unmatched customer support, and this sets us apart from our competition. Partnering with a respected institution like PG enlighten immediately elevates our game in Northern Illinois and drives us to be a stronger company overall."

PG enlighten has grown to become a new, empowered, invigorated team that is committed to reinvest into the business, strengthen its manufacturer partnerships and position PG enlighten for the next 25 years of growth.

Those interested in learning more are encouraged to contact Hubbell Lighting at [email protected].

About PG enlighten (Pilipuf-Grist)
For the past 45 years PG enlighten has been providing service, support and expertise to the Chicagoland area, Central IL, Rockford, and NW Indiana markets. We are a manufacturers representative offering comprehensive lighting and control solutions that meet the creative and energy efficient demands of lighting design. Team PG, comprised of dedicated employees, is focused on promoting a collaborative effort with our customers and a partnership with our manufacturers. Our staff prides itself on a personalized approach to serving the customer by attending to their specialized needs and offering valuable products and lighting specification support. Learn more at and engage with the company online at Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

About Hubbell Lighting
Hubbell Lighting is elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets. Learn more at and engage with the company online at LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


Michael McCullough, Director of PR - Hubbell Lighting