Acolyte opens Middle East office

(UAE) – Acolyte and Progen team up to offer support to lighting designers, architects and distributors by opening office in Dubai’s Media City.

Paul Bedard of Acolyte LED will head the new full-time Dubai office. For the past two years, Mr. Bedard has helped to build and manage Acolyte’s Asia manufacturing facility and has overseen sales for Asia and the Middle East. Paul’s new position will allow Acolyte to have full sales and customer service support throughout the Middle East.

“With Progen’s expertise in the Middle East, this partnership will ensure that Acolyte LED delivers first-class, integrated LED lighting solutions to architects and lighting designers in the Middle East,” said Acolyte’s CEO and Founder JR Guerrieri.

Acolyte Industries, a U.S. based LED manufacturer, helps lighting designers, architects and specifiers achieve their lighting needs by supplying a wide range of LED products, including: flexible LEDs, complete linear fixtures, controls, drivers, and mounting accessories.

It serves a worldwide customer base – headquartered in New York City, Acolyte has a</span> manufacturing facility and sales office in China, a manufacturing and assembly facility in New Jersey, distribution channels in India and now a new sales office in Dubai.

Progen General Trading LLC offers a wide variety of products and services from LED lights and fittings, HVAC equipment, generators, bus risers, and building management systems in the Middle East.

Since Dubai Media City’s (DMC) official opening in January 2001, DMC has grown to become a thriving business community hosting both global and regional media and tech companies.