Universal Douglas Announces Strategic Partnership with 16500

Leading commercial lighting distributor to represent both Universal and Douglas product lines

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 15, 2022)Universal Douglas, leading manufacturer and provider of LED commercial lighting and controls solutions, recently announced a strategic partnership with 16500, a leading commercial lighting distributor based in the San Francisco Bay area.

Located near Northern California’s Silicon Valley, the global center for high technology and innovation, the agency will support Universal Douglas’ distributor network of LED commercial lighting solutions across San Luis Obispo up the Central Coast, all the Bay Area including San Jose, San Francisco and East and West Bay California.

“We are thrilled to now have Universal Douglas as part of our offerings,” said Mike Kemp, Principal at 16500. “Our team works with clients to develop total lighting systems that prioritize energy savings and innovation, a vision that pairs perfectly with Universal Douglas’ All-in-One solution.”

Representing the world’s leading lighting companies since 1998, 16500 and its team of more than 70 professionals bring a wide range of experience and technical knowledge to every project. They’ve built a reputation for innovation, consistency and an extraordinary level of customer service.

Universal Douglas is one of the only manufacturers and providers of both commercial lighting and controls solutions, giving customers all that they need under the same roof. Whether a business needs a simple standalone fixture or a complex multi-building controls system, Universal Douglas can supply, customize, and fully network your lighting system with one of the industry’s widest range of fixtures, retrofit kits and control systems.

For more information about Universal Douglas’ partnership with 16500, please visit the brand-new website that launches this September at universaldouglas.com.

About Universal Douglas

With 125 shared years of industry expertise, Universal Douglas is a trusted name in lighting fixture, retrofit, and integrated controls solutions. Unlike most, we complement our innovative LED portfolio with a line of traditional products for the most comprehensive service possible.