Cypress, California (January 2016) — Ushio America, Inc., continues its commitment to customer-based lighting solutions with a strategic investment in American Green Technology™ (AGT), an advanced technology lighting fixture and air purification system manufacturer for the industrial and healthcare markets. This partnership brings together two industry innovators with similar visions for future technology in the fields of lighting and healthcare.
American Green Technology was founded in 2009 with headquarters in South Bend, Indiana. They will continue to operate under the American Green Technology name and manufacture their products in the USA in Clarksdale, Mississippi. According to Keith SanGiacomo, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ushio America, Inc., “The investment in American Green Technology brings the solid financial and technological expertise of Ushio together with the innovation, extensive market knowledge and intellectual property of American Green Technology. Their Health Risk Management System (HRMS) represents a unique technological advancement in the healthcare and general illumination markets. We’re very excited about the new offerings and future developments as well as the value they bring to our customers.”
American Green Technology is an innovative technology pioneer, strategically positioned with patented technologies in the air purification and industrial markets worldwide. Their purification and industrial products have been used very successfully in extreme conditions, yielding significant advantages over traditional products in these critical market segments.
Ushio America is one of the world’s largest specialty lighting companies and is a leader in several markets such as digital cinema, video projection, scientific and medical, and UV curing. Ushio America is focused on meeting the comprehensive needs of customers through market-directed product engineering, manufacturing process control and breadth of product offering.
“We are humbled and excited for the investment by Ushio America,” said Danny Bogar, CEO of American Green Technology. “Ushio is a world-class company with a world-class management team that we are very fortunate to be a part of. The strategic investment into AGT adds unique products like the HRMS and energy efficient induction high-bays to Ushio’s already impressive lineup.”
About Ushio America, Inc.
Ushio America, Inc. is a vertically integrated solutions company for lighting systems and components utilizing xenon short arc, lasers, ultra-high-pressure UV, excimer, metal halide, LEDs (specialty sensing and architectural lighting), halogen, fluorescent, and miniature incandescent lamps serving semiconductor, printed circuit, video projection, cinema, medical, life sciences, UV curing, germicidal, horticulture, landscaping, graphic arts, flashlight, scientific, medical, infra-red heating, lamp and laser drivers, systems and services, and numerous other applications. Established in 1967 as a subsidiary of Ushio Inc., in Tokyo, Japan, Ushio America offers a full spectrum of over 2,500 products and services to its customers.
About American Green Technology™
American Green Technology™ (AGT) manufactures safe lighting products for the heavy industry and healthcare sectors. Our world class board of directors, shareholders and management leverage global relationships to produce proprietary best in class solutions. By replacing less than optimal alternatives, AGT offers our customers fast paybacks and high returns on investment while creating safer environments for their workers and patients. www.americangreentechnology.com