Industry roundup – 2007-09-13 – 2007-09-13

News from Sea Gull Lighting and Phoenix Contact.

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff September 13, 2007

Sea Gull Lighting , Riverside, N.J., received the Grand Prize Award in the Lighting for Tomorrow competition held by the American Lighting Assn., U.S. Dept. of Energy and Consortium for Energy Efficiency. The award honored the company’s Acadia collection, which meets ENERGY STAR program guidelines and features contemporary designs.

Phoenix Contact USA
, Middletown, Pa., promoted Greg Jerrehian and Louis L. Grice , to serve as vice president of sales and vice president of marketing, respectively. A 19-year Phoenix Contact veteran, Jerrehian is credited with growing and evolving a sales structure of more than 100 sales professionals. Grice began his career with Phoenix Contact in 1990 as a district application engineer in San Francisco. He held several regional and national sales positions before becoming director of marketing and communications in 2005.