DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Metalworks (HMW) and Scofield Lighting are pleased to announce a strategic merger to expand both organizations' offerings and capabilities. For a combined 50 years, Heritage Metalworks and Scofield Lighting have been recognized for being the best in their respective classes.
The two family owned and operated companies have forged a partnership to capitalize on each other's strengths and create the HMW family of brands. The collaboration marries HMW's artistry, technical expertise and broad metalworking capabilities with Scofield's old world craftsmanship, melding time-honored techniques and the ultimate in authentic materials.
Combining their respective resources of incomparable quality and expanded technical capabilities will allow HMW and Scofield to provide the following to clients and interior designers:
- Fine original designs in custom and reproduction lighting, hardware and decorative metalworks exclusive to the trade only.
- Unlimited design potential, adding new meaning to customization.
- Heirloom quality hand-made and hand-forged lighting, all made in the United States.
- Versatile metal choices with consistency of quality across all product lines: Brass, bronze, wrought iron, forged steel, tin and copper.
- Sophisticated design software enabling the newest techniques available in metal.
- Enhanced production to meet clients' timetables and delivery demands.
Doreen Joslow, Principal at Scofield Lighting, said of the partnership, "Scofield Lighting is pleased to merge with HMW, a company with the same values for excellence we believe in. This new partnership supports Scofield's increasing client demand by consolidating production, finishing and administration under one roof. Our new forge and foundry capabilities give our national clients a truly blank canvas on which to project their lighting and metalwork vision."
"HMW is very proud to be stewards of such a respected brand as Scofield Lighting," said Jon White, Chief Operating Officer of Heritage Metalworks. "Hopefully, founder Richard D. Scofield would be proud that his vision of top-quality lighting, hand-made by American craftsmen, continues to withstand the test of time."
HMW and Scofield Lighting will maintain vertically integrated processes for producing first-rate custom lighting and metalwork, working with trade professionals at every step of design and fabrication. No matter the size or depth of the project, each piece will continue to be made traditionally and individually.
Heritage Metalworks and Scofield Lighting will continue their heritage of excellence as they optimize operations and synergy between their organizations to provide greater value for clients. For more information about HMW and Scofield's expanded offerings, call 610-518-3999 or visit the HMW showroom and workroom in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.
About Heritage Metalworks, Ltd.
Heritage Metalworks (HMW) designs, creates and reproduces high-quality custom and elite lighting, hardware, gates and railings using old world techniques. Their clients are architects, interior designers, builders and discriminating homeowners located both domestically & internationally. Founded in 2001, HMW has partnered with notable establishments such as the Capitol Building, Chrysler Museum, Mallett, Inc., Winterthur and Valley Forge National Park. Their work also decorates the homes and gardens of discerning homeowners nationwide.
About Scofield Lighting
Scofield Lighting designs and markets handcrafted, authentic reproductions of period lighting fixtures dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. Founded in 1976 by Richard D. Scofield, a master craftsman and scholar in the field of historic lighting, the company originated as a small workshop located in Chester, Conn. Today Scofield Lighting continues to be known for the beautiful, versatile & timeless lighting designs, premium materials, time-honored techniques, and incomparable American craftsmanship.
SOURCE Heritage Metalworks, Ltd.