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Nation’s Largest Lighting Manufacturers’ Representative Agency Opens New Maitland Headquarters Amid Continued Growth in 50th Anniversary Year
MAITLAND, Fla.; November 27, 2017 – SESCO Lighting, the nation’s largest lighting manufacturers’ representative agency with nearly $300 million in annual revenue, has opened its new 16,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Maitland, Florida. “We started in the Orlando area 50 years ago and this headquarters relocation is an important milestone for our company and a necessary step to meet SESCO’s requirements as America’s leading lighting manufacturers’ representative agency,” said Todd Langner, CEO, SESCO Lighting. “We’ve also refreshed our branding and our business model is strategically organized to maximum internal efficiency and bolster customer service in the midst of rapid growth.”   Industry Leadership In addition to extensive business in Florida, the company has exclusive rights to sell a multitude of lighting products in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. This expansion of the company has enhanced its services, improved the ability to serve customers and bolstered growth. SESCO also provides lighting for projects in many foreign countries. “Our primary fiscal goal is to achieve $500 million in annual lighting sales by 2020,” said Mike Segal, Founder and Director of Training, SESCO Lighting. “We embrace the responsibility of being industry leaders and 50 years in business is a major accomplishment that is a source of pride for our employees, who are also the owners of the company.”   SESCO has also realized success through its focused business division structure. SESCO Global Lighting supplies projects in South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The Energy Division retrofits existing buildings and new construction with energy-saving technologies, while the Distributor Solutions Group builds the electrical distributor channel to garner greater allocations of distributor stock. SESCO’s National Accounts Division focuses on large, repeat business across major sectors and the company’s Public Sector Division includes DOT-driven projects and opportunities through local/regional governments.   SESCO’s employee ownership of the company is a tremendous morale booster and incentive driving individual and team achievement. It reflects the company’s intrinsic understanding of the value of people in SESCO’s success.   About SESCO Lighting Founded in 1967, SESCO Lighting prides itself on having the most professional, best trained and most knowledgeable sales force in the industry. The company is 100 percent employee-owned with 14 branch offices, eight support divisions and 260 highly-motivated employees. From the initial design phase working with designers, consultants and engineers through final turn-on, SESCO’s team works to produce a perfectly coordinated project for its customers. Learn more about the company at www.sescolighting.com and follow @SESCOLighting on Twitter.   Media Contact: Phillip Bergman Frankel Media Group (845) 728-3984 phillip@frankelmedia.com
December 11, 2017
Nation’s Largest Lighting Manufacturers’ Representative Agency Opens New Maitland Headquarters Amid Continued Growth in 50th Anniversary Year
December 11, 2017

MAITLAND, Fla.; November 27, 2017 – SESCO Lighting, the nation’s largest lighting manufacturers’ representative agency with nearly $300 million in annual revenue, has opened its new 16,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Maitland, Florida.

“We started in the Orlando area 50 years ago and this headquarters relocation is an important milestone for our company and a necessary step to meet SESCO’s requirements as America’s leading lighting manufacturers’ representative agency,” said Todd Langner, CEO, SESCO Lighting. “We’ve also refreshed our branding and our business model is strategically organized to maximum internal efficiency and bolster customer service in the midst of rapid growth.”

 

Industry Leadership

In addition to extensive business in Florida, the company has exclusive rights to sell a multitude of lighting products in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. This expansion of the company has enhanced its services, improved the ability to serve customers and bolstered growth. SESCO also provides lighting for projects in many foreign countries.

“Our primary fiscal goal is to achieve $500 million in annual lighting sales by 2020,” said Mike Segal, Founder and Director of Training, SESCO Lighting. “We embrace the responsibility of being industry leaders and 50 years in business is a major accomplishment that is a source of pride for our employees, who are also the owners of the company.”

 

SESCO has also realized success through its focused business division structure. SESCO Global Lighting supplies projects in South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The Energy Division retrofits existing buildings and new construction with energy-saving technologies, while the Distributor Solutions Group builds the electrical distributor channel to garner greater allocations of distributor stock. SESCO’s National Accounts Division focuses on large, repeat business across major sectors and the company’s Public Sector Division includes DOT-driven projects and opportunities through local/regional governments.

 

SESCO’s employee ownership of the company is a tremendous morale booster and incentive driving individual and team achievement. It reflects the company’s intrinsic understanding of the value of people in SESCO’s success.

 

About SESCO Lighting

Founded in 1967, SESCO Lighting prides itself on having the most professional, best trained and most knowledgeable sales force in the industry. The company is 100 percent employee-owned with 14 branch offices, eight support divisions and 260 highly-motivated employees. From the initial design phase working with designers, consultants and engineers through final turn-on, SESCO’s team works to produce a perfectly coordinated project for its customers. Learn more about the company at www.sescolighting.com and follow @SESCOLighting on Twitter.

 

Media Contact:

Phillip Bergman

Frankel Media Group

(845) 728-3984

phillip@frankelmedia.com

SESCO Lighting welcomes Brian Onody
SESCO Lighting is proud to welcome Brian Onody as Senior Training Consultant. Brian is a lighting industry veteran who brings a wealth of knowledge concerning both manufacturing and lighting specifications. Brian will be working with the Executive and Management teams and Luminary U. Brian will assist in expanding the internal training program SESCO Lighting currently provides for employees. “From a company perspective, SESCO Lighting has invested a great amount of resources in ensuring that we provide industry leading training for both new and existing employees. Brian will bring years of knowledge and a new perspective to our training program that we are mutually excited about.” Over the last 18 years, Brian has held the position of V.P. of Sales for Beta Calco as well as for Luminis Lighting. “I have been fortunate to have partnered with SESCO Lighting for the last 15 years. Now to be able to work more directly with SESCO is, in many ways, a dream come true. The professionalism and systematic approach that this organization brings is something I have studied and admired for some time. I’m excited to have this opportunity!” Luminary U, SESCO’s training facility, is located in Buckhead, in an upscale district of Atlanta. This location serves internal company training and is available for manufacturer training which supports all of SESCO Lighting’s locations. Today, SESCO Lighting is the nation’s largest and most successful lighting manufacturers’ representative company, with more than 250 employees and annual sales approaching $300 million. Founded in 1967 by Mike Segal and this year celebrating 50 years in business, SESCO Lighting, an ESOP, is now 100% employee owned with 14 branch offices and 8 support divisions.
November 1, 2017
SESCO Lighting welcomes Brian Onody
November 1, 2017

SESCO Lighting is proud to welcome Brian Onody as Senior Training Consultant. Brian is a lighting industry veteran who brings a wealth of knowledge concerning both manufacturing and lighting specifications. Brian will be working with the Executive and Management teams and Luminary U. Brian will assist in expanding the internal training program SESCO Lighting currently provides for employees.

“From a company perspective, SESCO Lighting has invested a great amount of resources in ensuring that we provide industry leading training for both new and existing employees. Brian will bring years of knowledge and a new perspective to our training program that we are mutually excited about.”

Over the last 18 years, Brian has held the position of V.P. of Sales for Beta Calco as well as for Luminis Lighting. “I have been fortunate to have partnered with SESCO Lighting for the last 15 years. Now to be able to work more directly with SESCO is, in many ways, a dream come true. The professionalism and systematic approach that this organization brings is something I have studied and admired for some time. I’m excited to have this opportunity!”

Luminary U, SESCO’s training facility, is located in Buckhead, in an upscale district of Atlanta. This location serves internal company training and is available for manufacturer training which supports all of SESCO Lighting’s locations.

Today, SESCO Lighting is the nation’s largest and most successful lighting manufacturers’ representative company, with more than 250 employees and annual sales approaching $300 million. Founded in 1967 by Mike Segal and this year celebrating 50 years in business, SESCO Lighting, an ESOP, is now 100% employee owned with 14 branch offices and 8 support divisions.

SESCO Lighting expands reach in Alabama, acquires G2 Lighting
SESCO Lighting is pleased to announce it is expanding its reach with the acquisition of the G2 Lighting Agency, based in Birmingham, AL. According to Todd Langner, President/CEO of SESCO Lighting, “Today more than ever, this acquisition helps support our growing sales efforts. This opportunity creates a unified specification, contractor and distributor support structure over our entire footprint. From a geographical standpoint, our now contiguous footprint bolsters our presence in both the greater Atlanta and Gulf Coast markets.” It has been a goal of SESCO Lighting to expand into Alabama, and the buzz and excitement over the announced acquisition in the Birmingham market is something that is embraced by the growing SESCO Lighting team. Marshall Graham, SESCO’s Chairman, says, “When looking at this acquisition, it quickly became apparent that Shannon Godwin and the team at G2 Lighting were an extraordinarily good fit for SESCO. The fact that SESCO and G2 Lighting are both specification driven companies made Shannon’s team the obvious choice.” When the contract was finalized, Shannon Godwin, President of G2 Lighting added, “I sincerely appreciate the opportunity the SESCO family has provided G2 Lighting Agency and its employees. I am very thankful to the outstanding manufacturers and staff who supported G2 Lighting Agency over the last several years. I owe a debt of gratitude to the specifiers, distributors and contractors who supported G2 and we all look forward to a new beginning as we join the SESCO family!” The G2 Lighting Agency and its employees will be integrated into SESCO over the next month. Today, SESCO Lighting is the nation’s largest and most successful lighting manufacturers’ representative company, with more than 250 employees and annual sales approaching $300 million. Founded in 1967 by Mike Segal and this year celebrating 50 years in business, SESCO Lighting, an ESOP, is now 100% employee owned with 14 branch offices and 8 support divisions. Our new Birmingham employees joining the team today are as follows: • Shannon Godwin - Branch Manager • Jennifer Langley - Outside Sales • Phillip Godwin - Outside Sales • Wanda Langley - Sr. Inside Sales Support • Ryan Godwin - Quotations Specialist I • Graham Smith - Quotations Specialist I
October 23, 2017
SESCO Lighting expands reach in Alabama, acquires G2 Lighting
October 23, 2017

SESCO Lighting is pleased to announce it is expanding its reach with the acquisition of the G2 Lighting Agency, based in Birmingham, AL. According to Todd Langner, President/CEO of SESCO Lighting, “Today more than ever, this acquisition helps support our growing sales efforts. This opportunity creates a unified specification, contractor and distributor support structure over our entire footprint. From a geographical standpoint, our now contiguous footprint bolsters our presence in both the greater Atlanta and Gulf Coast markets.”

It has been a goal of SESCO Lighting to expand into Alabama, and the buzz and excitement over the announced acquisition in the Birmingham market is something that is embraced by the growing SESCO Lighting team. Marshall Graham, SESCO’s Chairman, says, “When looking at this acquisition, it quickly became apparent that Shannon Godwin and the team at G2 Lighting were an extraordinarily good fit for SESCO. The fact that SESCO and G2 Lighting are both specification driven companies made Shannon’s team the obvious choice.”

When the contract was finalized, Shannon Godwin, President of G2 Lighting added, “I sincerely appreciate the opportunity the SESCO family has provided G2 Lighting Agency and its employees. I am very thankful to the outstanding manufacturers and staff who supported G2 Lighting Agency over the last several years. I owe a debt of gratitude to the specifiers, distributors and contractors who supported G2 and we all look forward to a new beginning as we join the SESCO family!” The G2 Lighting Agency and its employees will be integrated into SESCO over the next month.

Today, SESCO Lighting is the nation’s largest and most successful lighting manufacturers’ representative company, with more than 250 employees and annual sales approaching $300 million. Founded in 1967 by Mike Segal and this year celebrating 50 years in business, SESCO Lighting, an ESOP, is now 100% employee owned with 14 branch offices and 8 support divisions.

Our new Birmingham employees joining the team today are as follows:
• Shannon Godwin – Branch Manager
• Jennifer Langley – Outside Sales
• Phillip Godwin – Outside Sales
• Wanda Langley – Sr. Inside Sales Support
• Ryan Godwin – Quotations Specialist I
• Graham Smith – Quotations Specialist I