Growth strategies

Truck-Lite acquires CV, marine lighting provider

Truck-LiteTruck-Lite has announced the acquisition of Lumitec.

“Lumitec’s reputation speaks for itself as one of the most trusted lighting suppliers among both boat OEMs and end users,” says Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO.

“Combining Lumitec and Truck-Lite allows us to take advantage of each other’s distribution networks and share technology, helping Truck-Lite to expand into different markets while staying true to our core business,” Kupchella says.

Founded in 2007, Lumitec supplies deck, underwater, interior, navigation and specialty lighting to more than 250 boat builders worldwide. In addition to its marine lighting, Lumitec offers a line of LED lighting for commercial vehicles. John Kujawa, Lumitec founder and president, will continue to lead the business.

“We see in Truck-Lite a partner with a strong philosophical alignment combined with deep technical resources and a massive market presence,” says Kujawa. “Our relationship with Truck-Lite expands our sales reach, broadens our access to suppliers and technologies and strengthens our ability to achieve our overarching goal of delivering exceptional value to our customers.”

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