DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – October 15, 2014
– Lumitec, an engineering firm solely focused on the development and manufacture of extreme environment LED lighting, announced today the appointment of Chris Long as VP of Engineering of their R&D/manufacturing headquarters in Delray Beach. Chris brings to the role more than 25 years’ experience leading engineering teams and partners in the design of technology-focused electrical and electromechanical products.
Mr. Long has held senior and executive level positions at various consumer electronics and vehicle component companies, managing all aspects of product development, strategy and sourcing. The majority of Chris’ career has been with Motorola, Inc. in the Paging and Mobile Phone Divisions. There he led global R&D teams in the design and launch of several industry-changing mobile phone products. He has a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University, an MBA from Florida International University (FIU),is a licensed Professional Engineer, and holds 6 US Patents.
“Lumitec is a product development company first and foremost. Chris’ philosophy on innovation and ideas on rapid product development are squarely aligned with the very essence of this company. His breadth as a leader and depth as an engineer will be invaluable as we develop, adopt, and integrate new technologies and refine our product offerings” said John Kujawa, Lumitec’s President.
In his new position, Chris Long will oversee Lumitec’s 12-person engineering team. He will work closely with the President and existing Operations and Engineering staff to continue to drive product innovation and ensure quality as the company pursues its goal “…to deliver exceptional value to customers.”
Headquartered in Delray Beach, Fla., Lumitec started in 2007 and has enjoyed consistent double and triple-digit growth annually. Today, Lumitec employs more than 40 people in engineering, manufacturing, sales, and administrative roles. Lumitec’s South Florida facility encompasses a sophisticated electrical lab, optics lab, state-of-the are prototype lab, design studio and manufacturing floor. Lumitec products are proudly designed and manufactured in the USA. To learn more about Lumitec and their products, please visit Lumitec
or call at 561-272-9840.