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03/09/20 - G&G Hires Chris Carpenter and Konner Kappelman as Regional Sales Managers

G&G Industrial Lighting is proud to announce that Chris Carpenter and Konner Kappelman have joined the team as Regional Sales Managers. The RSMs are responsible for training and traveling with independent representative agencies, servicing lighting and electrical architects, engineers, contractors and distributors. With this expansion of the sales force, G&G will be able to effectively penetrate key markets such as car wash, food processing, transit, automotive services and industrial applications with their highly engineered LED lighting products while providing hands on support for all representatives.

Chris Carpenter most recently served as a Regional Sales Manager for Dialight, with a focus on providing LED lighting to heavy industrial and hazardous locations customers. Konner Kappelman comes to G&G with a background as a Lighting Controls Specialist for The Foley Group, a lighting-focused manufacturers’ representative agency. Their knowledge base and history servicing customers similar to G&G’s target market will be beneficial in propelling the G&G brand forward.

“What excites me is the opportunity to collaborate with our channel partners to provide specialized solutions for superior light performance, product durability, and environmental sustainability,” says Carpenter. “G&G is a company with a sound growth plan, possesses an outstanding organizational culture, and is committed to product and service excellence with our reps, distributors and end users. “

“I was first drawn to G&G by its product, which is truly in a class of its own in the lighting industry,” states Kappelman. “However, it was ultimately the core values of the company that really caught my attention as it is apparent that this company is truly a family and I am excited to officially be a part of what this family is going to accomplish. The sky is the limit with G&G.”

“We’re thrilled to add Chris and Konner to our team.,” says Ben Jamison, Director of Business Development at G&G. “Their experience and energy will allow G&G to continue to deliver our commitment to excellence in customer service and will keep G&G’s products at the forefront of our partner’s and customer’s minds when they consider their future lighting needs and requirements.”

Chris Carpenter can be reached at (615) 625-4607 or ccarpenter@ggled.net. Konner Kappelman can be reached at (913) 708-2245 or kkappelman@ggled.net.

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01/10/20 - G&G Announces ISO 9001:2015 Certification

G&G is proud to announce that we have achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for quality management as of December 20, 2019.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 sets a global baseline in which specific quality requirements must be met. ISO provides guiding principles that hold companies accountable to defined internal processes in which maximize efficiency, productivity and quality management.

“ISO is one of the most renowned symbols of quality management worldwide and this tells our customers that we are dedicated to the highest level of product and processes to ensure their satisfaction,” says Brandon Smith, Director of Manufacturing. “The entire team at G&G recognizes the value of being ISO certified and has invested significant hours of training, auditing and implementation to help us secure this important milestone.”

Brandon Smith lead the ISO 9001:2015 initiative for G&G under the guidance of PEN Associates, LLC and by obtaining this certification, G&G pledges itself to continuous improvement with a focus on quality through self-evaluation to grow into the future.

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11/4/19 - G&G Hires Ben Jamison as Director of Business Development

G&G is proud to announce that Ben Jamison has joined the team as Director of Business Development. Jamison will take the reins as the company’s head sales strategist, leading the sales team while defining and implementing methods to further penetrate key markets such as car wash, food processing, transit, automotive services and industrial applications with G&G’s highly engineered LED lighting products.

 

Ben Jamison can be reached at (800) 285-6780 xt. 704 or bjamison@ggled.net.

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10/2/19 - G&G Expands FPX Product Line

G&G has implemented several product line extensions to our FPX Food Processing Linear LED Task Light.

New 2′ length (now available in lengths of 2′, 4′ or 8′)

New Mini-Change receptacle option for quick disconnect and simple retrofit

New FPX red and blue color options

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8/16/19 - G&G Increases WPX & HLX Efficiency to 160 LPW, Adds Super High Output (SHO) Option

G&G Industrial Lighting has developed a new LED board for the WPX harsh environment and HLX hazardous location series fixtures that has increased efficiency, now boasting up to 160 lumens per watt. This improvement coincides with a new offering of a Super High Output (SHO) variation of WPX and HLX, producing up to 16,000 lumens in G&G’s patented 1” low-profile, waterproof and corrosion-resistant housing.

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8/13/19 - G&G Named to Inc. 5000 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies In America

For the fourth consecutive year, G&G was awarded recognition by the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in America. Topping out at #713 in 2016, G&G has experienced 174% growth over the past three years and business continues to accelerate. We look forward to continued success for many years to come.

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7/22/19 - G&G Launches TFX Turtle Friendly LED Linear

G&G Industrial Lighting announces the launch of the new TFX Dual Amber/White LED Vaportight for use in coastal areas where the protection of sea turtles is imperative. The dual switching amber/white design allows convenient switching between turtle safe amber light and standard white lighting for off season use. The seamless polymeric outer shell provides IP68 ingress protection and is specialized for superior resistance to moisture, chemicals and salt spray. An additional protective coating is available which integrates a UV inhibitor and UV blocker for outdoor applications.

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6/4/19 - G&G Launches VPX Vaporsealed LED Linear

G&G Industrial Lighting announces the release of the new VPX Industrial Vaporsealed LED Linear, a low-profile, waterproof solution for harsh environments. The VPX is driverless, seamless and IP68 rated. It’s compact 1” round housing is permanently sealed and requires no assembly. This premium vaportight reduces the risk of failure by more than 80% in comparison to traditional models.

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4/15/19 - G&G Launches FPX Food Processing LED Linear

G&G Industrial Lighting announces the release of the new FPX Linear Wash Down LED Luminaire, designed for task lighting in food processing. The FPX is an IP69K rated, corrosion-resistant LED fixture capable of withstanding high-temperature, high-pressure wash down during daily sanitization processes. The low-profile 2.5” housing is NSF rated and meets all USDA lighting requirements for food processing, packing a punch at up to 20,000 lumens.

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2/22/19 - G&G Joins NAED and NEMRA

G&G Industrial Lighting is proud to announce new acceptance into the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) and National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) for 2019.

Historically speaking, much of G&G’s success has been attributed to providing specialized LED lighting to the car wash industry and that has segued into industries such as food processing, transit, hazardous location and other harsh environment industrial applications. This transition has derived the need for a presence within the electrical channel and in turn, establishing relationships with agencies and distributors to support them. Being acknowledged as an approved manufacturer member of both NAED and NEMRA allows G&G to leverage the network of reps and distributors as a viable support system.

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2/22/19 - G&G Industrial Lighting Expands Clifton Park NY Facility

Less than a year after relocating from Albany to Clifton Park, G&G Industrial Lighting has
already outgrown the newly purchased 12,000 square foot space and has just finalized an
expansion to the production facility. This renovation provides additional square footage for
manufacturing and warehousing operations.

G&G prides themselves on their coined ‘Fully Integrated Guarantee’. This term refers to
their ability to engineer, test, manufacture, assemble and ship every product all from one
facility. All of G&G’s LED lighting products are Made in the USA at their New York location.