Fluxwerx President Tim Berman Receives EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Pacific 2016 Award in the Emerging Technology Category
Annual awards gala celebrates outstanding local entrepreneurs
MONTREAL, QC, October 6, 2016 – Tim Berman, president of Fluxwerx Illumination Inc., has won the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Pacific 2016 award in the Emerging Technology category at the Vancouver gala held on September 30, 2016.
“On behalf of everyone at Fluxwerx, I am deeply honoured to receive this prestigious award from EY,” said Tim Berman. “While continuously striving to push the boundaries of LED innovation, it is great to be acknowledged for our efforts. Our success is a testament to the hard work, unwavering dedication, creativity and innovation of our team”.
Fluxwerx was founded in 2011 by Tim Berman, Lance Howitt and Scott Santoro to offer mainstream LED lighting products that would deliver the right balance of optical performance, energy efficiency and great design for interior commercial and institutional applications. Fluxwerx products are specified by many leading architectural and design teams; their luminaires have been installed in facilities of numerous notable global corporations and institutions.
With the rapid growth of emerging technologies and the ongoing expansion of LED lighting, Fluxwerx chose to join the Lumenpulse Group (TSX: LMP) in March 2016 to seize future growth opportunities. “I am proud and excited that the Fluxwerx team has been recognized. This award is indicative of the potential of combining our strengths to make the Lumenpulse Group the world leader in the architectural specification-grade lighting market,” said François-Xavier Souvay, President and CEO of the Lumenpulse Group.
Visit 2016 Pacific Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists for more program details and a complete list of category finalists.
Fluxwerx is a manufacturer of innovative, high-performance, LED luminaires for the general lighting of commercial and institutional spaces, such as office, education and healthcare. Founded in 2011, Fluxwerx has quickly established itself at the forefront of LED lighting technology, with a distinctive product offering and breakthrough proprietary anidolic optics technology that offers substantial energy savings, lighting quality, and remarkable lifetime. In 2016, Fluxwerx was awarded the prestigious Red Dot Product Design Award 2016 for its Profile LED luminaire by a 41-member jury, beating out 5,214 products from 57 nations. The company was acquired by Lumenpulse in 2016. For more information, please visit Fluxwerx.com.
About Lumenpulse Group
Founded in 2006, the Lumenpulse Group designs, develops, manufactures and sells a wide range of high performance and sustainable specification-grade LED lighting solutions for commercial, institutional and urban environments. The Lumenpulse Group is a leading pure-play specification-grade LED lighting solutions provider and has earned many awards and recognitions, including several Product Innovation Awards (PIA), three Next Generation Luminaires Design Awards, two Red Dot Product Design Awards and a Lightfair Innovation Award. The Lumenpulse Group now has 605 employees worldwide, with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Canada, and offices in Vancouver, Québec City, Boston, Paris, Florence, London and Manchester. Lumenpulse Inc., which is the parent company within the Lumenpulse Group, is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol LMP.
For more information, visit Lumenpulse’s new home at www.lumenpulsegroup.com.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in 60 countries.