RCA Commercial Electronics Adds to Growing Division

Posted: Updated:
Sutton also previously worked for Franklin Energy Services. Sutton also previously worked for Franklin Energy Services.
INDIANAPOLIS -

Indianapolis-based RCA Commercial Electronics has named Jeff Sutton national sales manager for its lighting division. He previously served in multiple sales positions with GE Lighting.

The various products, brands and divisions of the RCA company, which for decades had a massive footprint in the state in cities such as Marion, Indianapolis and Bloomington, were sold off or licensed several years ago to other companies by Technicolor, formerly Thompson.

Spokesman Dave Arland says RCA Commercial Electronics, which includes lighting and commercial television divisions, currently employs around two dozen workers in Indianapolis.

The company is seeing a big opportunity in LED lighting for commercial and industrial clients. RCA Commercial Electronics Chief Executive Officer Jeff Sutton says "we've grown rapidly with customers throughout the country, helping universities, hospitals, commercial retail locations, and healthcare facilities update their lighting fixtures to save energy. Now it's time to bring on board a seasoned expert in commercial lighting, and we're delighted to welcome Jeff Sutton as national sales manager. The revolution driving LED lighting is just beginning, and we're excited to have a key technology advantage and someone with Jeff Sutton's experience to help strengthen our reach into new markets."

Sutton says the company has recently worked on projects at locations including Belhaven University in Mississippi, Yukon Hospital Network in Alaska and several individual retail stores.

The company says RCA Lighting have evolved from RCA Commercial Electronics's TV business.

  • Perspectives

    • How to Build an Effective Team

      Many leaders who are looking to increase overall productivity at their company are implementing collaborative team environments. This growing trend is backed up by a recent study that states collaborative work environments lead to an increase in overall profitability. However, teams are only effective if built correctly. Don’t expect a group of employees to work well together if you throw them in a room without cultivating any sort of trust or team building.

    More

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Eleven Fifty to Move Headquarters

      Eleven Fifty Academy has announced plans to relocate. The nonprofit coding academy says it will invest $5 million to move its national headquarters to a 25,000-square-foot space in downtown Indianapolis near the Indiana Statehouse. Eleven Fifty says it will maintain its existing space in Fishers and has additional plans to add more locations statewide in the future. The organization says it aims to bring its staff to more than 150 over the next six years. Founder Scott Jones...

    • (photo courtesy The Times of Northwest Indiana)

      Hammond Pulls 135 Jobs from Illinois

      A Hammond factory recently vacated by Michigan-based Lear Corp. didn’t sit empty for very long. Midland Metal Products has taken over the former seat factory, having relocated from Chicago after 95 years. 

    • ‘Transformation’ Continues in Westfield

      Indiana’s fastest growing city is showing no signs of slowing down.  Mayor Andy Cook says now that Westfield has established itself as a destination for family sports with the Grand Park Sports Campus, the $35 million Grand Junction Plaza will transform the city’s downtown into a destination, a place “where people want to be.”   Cook says the project, more than a decade in the making, is an example of a place making strategy necessary for Midwest...
    • Gateway Park will lead into the downtown district.

      Plans For New Muncie Facility Halted

      Plans for a $75 million project at the former BorgWarner site in Muncie have come to a halt.  Nigel Morrison, director of Waelz Sustainable Products LLP says “a campaign of misinformation tainted the process and ultimately made it impossible for the city council to continue supporting the project.” The project was first announced in January and was slated to create up to 90 new jobs. The announcement follows the opposition of Muncie residents who...

    • Kevin Jowitt

      Noblesville Police Chief Stepping Down

      Noblesville Police Chief Kevin Jowitt as announced that he will retire in January. He has served 43 years in law enforcement, the past 10 as chief. The city is one of only nine Indiana agencies that have national and state accreditation and is the only department in the region to have police officers in every school building.