LightCorp starts with one customer, Westinghouse (which later becomes Knoll), and 5 associates in Grand Haven, Michigan.
To keep up with growth and the need for more space, LightCorp builds a 100,000 sq. ft. home of their own.
LightCorp earns its first ISO-9001 Certified Quality Management System registration.
LightCorp makes the first of many moves to build capabilities and vertically integrate with the purchase of a 9-ton punch press.
LightCorp is awarded the National Small Business of the Year Award from the United States Small Business Administration and wins the Healthy Workplace Award from the Michigan Fitness Foundation – Governor’s Council.
LightCorp receives its first ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certification. Additionally, a robust Maintenance Department is created to fully service the needs of our growing vertical integration efforts.
The acquisition of Tennessee office furniture competitor, Garcy, adds shear, turret, press brakes and spot-welding machinery capabilities to our factory.
The acquisition of a local power cord and wire harness supplier, ECI, adds cord production capability to the offering.
The acquisition of desk light competitor, Jolt, adds products and customers to LightCorp’s base.
An environmentally friendly Zirconium-based powder coat paint line is installed at LightCorp’s factory, creating the ability to customize product by color in large or small runs with only an :87 second changeover.
LightCorp presented innovation award for Revo and Voyage task lights.
The Michigan DEQ recognizes LightCorp with the Neighborhood Environmental Partner Award for their efforts to improve the environment in their local community.
LightCorp receives the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) Gold Award for its outstanding safety program.
LightCorp acquires San Francisco-based accessories design company, Most Modest, adding multiple designs in the new category of accessories to the offering.
LightCorp leverages its experience in workplace energy to launch its first product in the Power Distribution category, Nik.
Building on capabilities established in the 2004 ECI acquisition, LightCorp purchases new injection over-molding equipment to upgrade cord production capabilities and increase capacity.