Stay-Lite
Lighting
History

Timeline

1971
  • Stay-Lite Lighting founded
  • Stay-Lite joined the interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO)
1997
  • Current Management purchased Stay-Lite
  • Stay-Lite established as Authorized Service Center for Dual-Lite Life Safety Solutions
2001
  • Acquired General Lighting and Sign Inc, Little Chute, WI
  • Charter member of Professional Lighting and Sign Maintenance Companies of America (Professional Lighting and Sign Management Companies of America)
2004
  • Relocated from Waukesha facility to Pewaukee
2005-2008
  • Kirk Tuson, President of Stay-Lite, elected President of Professional Lighting and Sign Management Companies of America
2007
  • Stay-Lite employee NALMCO Board President
  • Stay-Lite established as LUTRON Authorized Service Center
2008-2017
  • Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Copper Sustaining Member
2008
  • MMAC Future 50 Award
2009
  • Milwaukee Business Journal Fastest Growing Firm Award
  • Professional Lighting and Sign Companies of America (Professional Lighting and Sign Management Companies of America), Company of the Year
2011
  • Established as Authorized Service Center (ASC) for Philips Lighting
2012
  • Acquired J & J Commercial Lighting, Cleveland, OH
  • Established as Authorized Service Provider- Elite Contractor for LSI Industries
2013
  • Established Branch in Auburn Hills (metro-Detroit), MI
2014
  • Launched mid-Atlantic Service region (PA, MD, VA, WV, DE)
  • Relocated Cleveland Branch to larger facility in Brook Park, OH
  • Relocated Auburn Hills, MI Branch to larger facility
2015
  • MMAC Future 50 Award winner, 2nd year
2016
  • MMAC Future 50 Award winner, 3rd year, Master Mettle
  • Milwaukee Business Journal Fastest Growing Firm award, 2nd time
  • Stay-Lite Lighting celebrates 45 year anniversary
2017
  • Expanded Pewaukee facility by 50%
  • Became Electrical Contractor in MN
  • Expanded self-perform regions to include, MN, NY, NJ, IN
  • Milwaukee Business Journal Fastest Growing Firm award, 3rd time