In 2013 Ventilux UK expands offices due to continued growth in the lighting market. Ventilux Ireland and Export markets are going from strength to strength. Turnover now above €225m in previous two decades. Major projects include Cork General Hospital, Pay Pal Dundalk, Apple Headquaters Cork, 36 Doha Schools and Manchester Town Hall. Ventilux proudly gain BSI Certification for Emergency Lighting Products and Emergency Conversion Kits.
Ventilux are proud to achieve a Green Certificate for recycling 94% of all waste used in manufacturing Emergency Lighting. This includes batteries, lamps, cardboard, paper, plastic, copper wire, steal, aluminium, magnetic ballasts, PCB's. There is very little we don't recycle! This puts Ventilux in the top 12% of all Irish companies.
Recession hits worldwide, but Ventilux are delighted to keep 100% staff employed. Ventilux win award for Netcom5 Emergency Lighting Addressable System at Electrical Industry Awards.
Ventilux continues to grow within export markets due to an expansion of agencies. Ventilux use training workshops within Ventilux to increase local market knowledge in regards to Emergency Lighting. The Ventilux Group now employs 125 people and boasts agencies in over 20 countries. Ventilux UK moves offices to Liverpool employing 9 people.
Ventilux supply Athens Concert Hall Greece in time for the Olympic Games with there market leading Emergency Lighting Testing System-Netcom5XP. Netcom5XP was the second generation testing system based on Netcom5. The testing system can now manage up to 22,500 lights and is designed and released to market.
In the year 2000 Ventilux had reached a landmark and supplied over €100million in Emergency Lighting Systems. This was achieved through 16 Agents, over five continents. The Ventilux Group had over 15 OEM clients and over 115 employees through 3 International offices. Ventilux expands and renovates Dublin offices including warehouse facilities to enable future growth.
The Ventilux UK office due to continued local success moves to Banbury, and secures 5 Liverpool underground train stations supplying the first fully addressable Emergency Lighting Testing System-Netcom5. Ventilux also opens a new office in Prague to service this expanding market. The office employs 5 people and now the Ventilux Group employment exceeds 60 people in total.
Ventilux Achieve ISO:9001, the company is now supplying to over 10 OEM clients. This requires an increase in production to satisfy demand for existing markets. Ventilux initiate a 'night shift' employing over 25 people. Blanchardstown Shopping Centre project is secured and Ventilux supply 5 Static Inverters and over 2,000 converted mains lights to the €60 million project.
Ventilux opens UK office in Crewe to service an expanding market for the company, the company secures contract for one of the UK's largest Electrical Wholesalers. Employing 8 people the Crewe office is the UK 'hub' for design and distribution of products. Ventilux Awarded ISO Status for its quality procedures.
Now employing 30 members of staff, Ventilux begin exporting Emergency Lights to The Emirates and Saudi Arabia. The company secures The Sheraton Hotel in Dubai and 5 Saudi Prince's Palace's. Ventilux agencies grow to 4 in the EMEA area.
Ventilux now employ 23 members of staff and move to a new premises in Dun Laoghaire via temporary offices in Pearse St. Dublin.
Brendan Walsh initiates buyout of IIEM and Ventilux is born, initially supplying Central Battery Systems and Bespoke Emergency Lighting to the market place.