On the eve of May 5th, 2016, SACO was the proud winner in the Lighting Design Awards 2016 category Architectural Luminaire – Exterior for its Shockwave ALFA fixture.
Projects spanning 17 countries across the world – including Poland, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Canada, the US, Italy, Germany, the UAE, Iran, Australia, China, Spain, Poland, and Turkey – were celebrated and rewarded at the 40th Lighting Design Awards in the UK. In attendance were over 700 designers, architects, and suppliers.
The line-up of judges described SACO’s fixture as “an exceptional piece of engineering that stood out miles from the rest.”
“It’s a great moment for us. We’re proud to be amongst such talent and those who share a passion for advancements in lighting. SACO has always been a pioneer and strives to nurture a culture that allows for innovation; receiving this award gives credit to our extraordinary team’s achievements.’’ said Fred Jalbout, Chairman & CEO of SACO Technologies Inc.
Some examples of projects using the Shockwave ALFA fixtures include the renowned Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in the UAE, digital carwash experience locations in Canada, and the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in the USA to name a few.
“It’s an amazing honour to receive this award and we are grateful to the design community for recognizing the ALFA in such a manner. The Video Lighting Shockwave family of products is the result of years of technological know-how. Technology should be there to enhance a project, so SACO designed this product line with architects and designers in mind, making it easier to integrate within the architecture.” said Jon Labbee, EVP and CMO of SACO Technologies Inc.
With corporate offices in North America, Europe, and the Middle East, SACO’s team boasts over 30 years of experience. SACO is continually improving the durability, quality and reliability of its products while maintaining a state-of-the-art design adaptable to today’s dynamic environment. And as such has become the technological leader and preferred brand name in both indoor and outdoor LED solid-state lighting and media solutions.