SARASOTA, Fla., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mel Interiano CEO of Evolucia Inc. (OTCBB & OTCQB: ILED) announces today the appointment of Scott Nickerson as the company's Global Director of Quality. Nickerson brings 39 years of experience in the electronics industry. Throughout his career, he has implemented quality systems and has helped organizations achieve important manufacturing certifications for a number of high tech manufacturing environments. At Evolucia, he will be responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining Evolucia's world class quality systems, certifications and document control. Nickerson will also be instrumental in the development of an LED (light emitting diode) solution manufacturing environment with best-in-class equipment, tools, best practices and process control. He will report directly to Mel Interiano, CEO of Evolucia Inc.
"With nearly 40 years of experience in the electronics and high tech industries, Scott comes with the background and discipline needed to shape Evolucia's global manufacturing and quality control strategies—helping us build towards LEAN manufacturing and Six Sigma certification," said Mel Interiano, CEO of Evolucia Inc. "Our rapidly expanding product portfolio and our growing global manufacturing network demand that we have the systems and controls in place to exceed our customers' expectations."
Before joining Evolucia, Nickerson was most recently Director of Quality and Operations at Sparton Electronics/Creonix, LLC in Bradenton, FL where he implemented and maintained AS9100 and ISO1385 registrations and quality management systems. He held various Quality Management and Quality Assurance positions at Sensata Tech., Power Controls GBU; Mnemonics Inc.; Analog Modules, Inc.; Applied Manufacturing Concepts, World Access Inc. and Prime Computer Inc. Nickerson also spent several years as an independent quality and sales consultant helping a number of firms complete supplier management projects.
"Evolucia is a rapidly growing pure-play LED lighting company that is taking the right steps in product development, marketing and manufacturing. The company's commitment to quality control and efficient processes is impressive. I am happy to be part of the Evolucia team," said Scott Nickerson.
Nickerson attended the University of Massachusetts and Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
About Evolucia Inc.
Evolucia Inc. is an industry pioneer in the design, engineering, manufacture and marketing of high performance LED lighting systems to the global lighting markets. Evolucia received the United States Department of Energy's highest award for lighting within the LED category, and has installed thousands of its fixtures at military bases, universities, municipalities, and large commercial entities. Evolucia's LED lighting products are sold under the brand, Evolucia Lighting (www.evolucialighting.com).
All Evolucia products offer highly energy efficient, durable, commercial-grade LED lighting for both indoor and outdoor applications. The company's award winning cobra head and shoe box fixtures employ Evolucia's proprietary Aimed Optics™ technology, which increases light levels and visibility by strategically directing light to the target area. Evolucia fixtures require 50%-80% less energy than traditional lighting, and last for approximately 12 years without maintenance.
Some of the statements made by Evolucia in this press release are forward-looking in nature. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements. Evolucia believes that its primary risk factors include, but are not limited to: development and maintenance of strategic acquisitions; domestic and international acceptance of our product lines; defending our intellectual property and proprietary rights; development of new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; successfully completing commercial testing of new technologies and systems to support new products and services; and attracting and retaining qualified management and other personnel. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Evolucia's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors.
SOURCE Evolucia Inc.