Fall River, MA (PRWEB) November 6, 2006
Lightolier, Inc. is proud to announce that once again it has been awarded top manufacturer as well as "Most Specified" company in the 2006 ACE (Architects' Choice for Excellence) Awards, as voted by readers of Architectural Lighting (A|L) and Architect (formerly Architecture) magazines. Now in its fifth year, the ACE Awards have enabled the architectural community to vote for the products and services that exemplify excellence in durability, customer service, value, and design.
Nearly 88,000 of the industry's most qualified architectural professionals and 25,000 of the industry's most qualified architectural lighting professionals were asked to make their selections for the best manufacturers. Lightolier was awarded first place, making it the #1 preferred lighting products manufacturer in Architect. Lightolier was also voted number one overall as well as "Most Specified" by readers of A|L.
"Winning the ACE Award for the fifth time is a significant honor for Lightolier," said William Schoettler, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. "We've worked hard to build our reputation in the architectural industry through product innovation and close contact with our customer base. It's gratifying to receive this kind of recognition for our continued efforts."
The ACE and ACE.al winners sections featuring Lightolier, as well as a complete list of winners in all categories, will appear in the November/December 2006 issues of Architectural Lighting and Architect. Winners will also be recognized on both magazines' Web sites for 2007.
Headquartered in Fall River, Massachusetts, Lightolier, for over 100 years, has provided creative lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, and residential lighting needs. Lightolier is on the World Wide Web at http://www.lightolier.com. Lightolier is a Division of The Genlyte Group Incorporated, (NASDAQ: GLYT). The Genlyte Group Incorporated is the largest lighting company in North America dedicated exclusively to the design, manufacture and marketing of lighting fixtures and controls. The Genlyte Group Incorporated brands include Bronzelite, Capri, Canlyte, Chloride Systems, Crescent, Day-Brite, Entertainment Technology, ExceLine, Forecast, Gardco, Hadco, Ledalite, Lightolier, Lightolier Controls, Lumec, Lumec-Schreder, Omega, Shakespeare Composite Structures, Stonco, Thomas Lighting, Translite Sonoma, USS Manufacturing, Vari-Lite and Wide-Lite.
About Architectural Lighting
Architectural Lighting magazine is the leader in providing relevant information as well as thoughtful analysis to the architectural lighting community. Serving 25,000 qualified lighting professionals, the largest circulation in the industry, Architectural Lighting covers the latest trends, techniques, products and technology in lighting design.
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