Fall River, MA – February 27th, 2020 – Spectrum Lighting, a domestic manufacturer of architectural lighting products, has announced the arrival of Bob Wedekind as Vice President of Product Development, reporting directly to COO and Principal Jeff Fein. Previously serving as the Strategic Business Unit Manager at Lightolier, Bob established and implemented their project selection process and directed their R&D efforts. He created and led the Design and Engineering Trainee Program yielding 13 new Industrial Design and Mechanical Engineers. Wedekind is also a member of the Advisory Board of UMass Dartmouth’s College of Mechanical Engineering. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Industrial Design from RISD.
“We are excited to have Bob join our team given his proven track record of success in strategic lighting design and quality product development. Bob will be responsible for successfully creating our products and our road map for the markets we serve. He has a reputation for excellence in mentoring and engaging staff to bring concepts through to fruition while having a strong working relationship with the various key departments internally.” said Chris Roemlein, President of Spectrum
“Spectrum Lighting’s success has been built on strong internal and external relationships. It is my privilege to join this highly engaged, passionate and talented team.” stated Bob Wedekind, Vice President of Product Development at Spectrum.
Spectrum Lighting is a domestic manufacturer of architectural lighting products. Spectrum Lighting has been in business for 28 years and has a 220,000 square foot factory with 300 employees.
The factory prides itself in being vertically integrated with the ability to design and produce all components such as heatsinks, reflectors, housings and frames in house.
Spectrum Lighting specializes in recessed downlights, linear recessed and pendants, hi/low bays, track, decorative RLM and contemporary fixtures, retrofits, architectural cylinders and has the ability to produce customs and specials with our dedicated and talented team.