Tampa Bay Times reports on LumaStream Manufacturing Plans

Saturday, July 14, 2012

LumaStream lighting company announces plan to bring manufacturing jobs to St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg-based lighting company LumaStream has its products engineered and developed in Canada and manufactured in Taiwan. Now, CEO Eric Higgs wants to bring all those parts together in St. Petersburg, a move he expects will create 1,000 local jobs over the next five years.
Higgs, made the announcement at LumaStream’s innovation showcase, “Enlightenment,” at the Museum of Fine Arts on Thursday evening in front of a crowd that included area politicians and economic development leaders.

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Florida Trend Reports, Who Said That?
“It takes a village to raise a child. It takes a city to raise a company,” Higgs said. “So let’s keep the prosperity right here.”

83 Degrees Reports, 1,000 Jobs Home to Tampa Bay 
The move back home, according to CEO Eri Higgs, could mean as many as 1,000 jobs over the next five years.

EnLIGHTenment Magazine, Tampa Bay Lighting Company – In The News
LumaStream bringing 1000 Jobs to the USA.