General LED has successfully acquired Acolyte Group (‘Acolyte’), New York based source of fully-integrated LED lighting systems. Acolyte is known to offer ribbon lighting along with architectural lighting products which are used for a variety of indoor and outdoor applications.
General LED was founded in the year 2003 and headquartered in San Antonio. Also, it is a tier one designer and manufacturer of AgiLight®-branded LED lighting solutions. The patented lighting products of the company have found applications in illuminated signs and architectural lighting.
The company caters to an eclectic range of end markets, managed by some of the most recognizable retail and corporate brands in the world. The company is known to serve top global brands due to a diverse product portfolio, established a reputation for quality, innovative designs and global supply chain capabilities. “We are very excited to join the General LED team,” said JR Guerrieri, founder and CEO of Acolyte. “General LED’s global platform will enable Acolyte to continue its strong growth track by opening exciting new markets and sales channels and to extend its global reach in service, sales and tech support worldwide to better serve our customers.”
“We believe the acquisition of Acolyte is very strategic as it adds a key product line of linear LED and architectural products, where we see a lot of demand from current and prospective customers. Furthermore, the two companies have highly-complementary geographic footprints and supply chains, which will provide additional synergies,” said Steven Moya, CEO and President of General LED.