Concord Partners With Schmitz Decorative Lighting
- Published: Friday, 19 September 2014 11:40
Concord is delighted to announce that it has entered a partnership with Schmitz, Germany to provide high-end decorative lighting to the UK market.
This exciting new partnership allows Concord to deliver a complete architectural lighting portfolio. The Schmitz decorative luminaires sit perfectly with the Concord product range and will provide a signature lighting style to an overall design scheme.
Schmitz is a family owned and managed manufacturer based in Arnsberg, Germany with onsite production, R&D, laboratory and showroom facilities. Founded in 1932, the company is a specialist producer of high quality decorative lighting fixtures and systems, combining functional design and pure aesthetic lines with the latest technology to give a position at the high end of the architectural lighting market. Schmitz also provides design orientated lighting for residential applications via its Helestra brand. Recent industry accolades include iF product design awards, reddot awards and German Design Council interior innovation awards 2013.
“At Concord we are very pleased to be the UK partner for Schmitz,” comments Adam Jolliffe, Sales Director at Concord. “By bringing together the Concord and Schmitz brands, we can provide the ideal combination of architectural and decorative luminaires for projects specified across Retail / Display, Office / Education, Hospitality and Commercial market applications.”
Christoph Schmitz, Managing Director of Schmitz-Leuchten adds “we are delighted to have Concord as our new partner in the UK and look forward to working with the large architectural community in the UK. Our feeling is that the combination of Concord as a UK based company with its experience in customer service in the UK and large product range is the perfect partner for Schmitz as a design driven lighting company.”
Picture (L-R) – Christoph Schmitz, Managing Director, Schmitz and Adam Jolliffe Specification Sales Director, Concord