News

October 29, 2019

Executive Announcement

Williams is pleased to announce the promotion Bryan Patrick to Customer Service Manager. Bryan’s past experience as a Customer Service Representative for Williams and his most recent experience as our Product Configuration & Electronic Tools Analyst will be value-add to his new role as we continue to grow our business.

September 18, 2019

Williams Welcomes Bob DeVos to the Team

H.E. Williams, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Bob DeVos as Distributor and Contractor Sales.

With nearly thirty years in the lighting and electrical industry, Bob's background as a journeyman electrician has set the foundation for his career in lighting. He transitioned into lighting sales in 2005, and most recently ran the lighting department for a national account distributor.

Responsible for growing market share through brand awareness and increased sales revenue, Bob will manage our preferred distributor partners, target new prospects and strengthen current relations among contractors and distributors in the local market.

September 5, 2019

New! Continuous Linear Design

The Williams extensive suite of continuous lighting solutions is designed to provide uninterrupted, low-glare illumination while enhancing the architecture of any space.

  • Maximize energy savings with DLC Qualified products
  • Simplify layout design and quickly order with the Linear Product Builder
  • Choose from ambient, perimeter and cove styles
  • Enable smart building integration with PoE connectivity
  • Create rich environments with Tunable White and Tunable Color

August 1, 2019

Jim Fisher joins the Williams Team

H.E. Williams, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Fisher as Regional Sales Manager, Southwest.

Jim has been in the electrical industry for 20 years. Graduating from Oklahoma State University in 2000 with a degree in Electrical Construction, Jim’s broad experience has ranged from working as a commercial electrician to electrical engineer and lighting design, to sales. Jim spent four years with Bell & McCoy Lighting and Controls of Oklahoma as Outside Sales for specification, contractor and distribution sales. Most recently, Jim has been working as Outside Sales for Graybar in Tulsa, OK.

Jim will manage our agency network while supporting the engineering and specification community. In addition, he will focus on driving sales growth through the distribution channel, electrical contractors and key end-users in the territory.

May 7, 2019

H.E. Williams, Inc. Acquires Platformatics, Inc.

H.E. Williams, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Platformatics, Inc., a provider of network-based systems for the smart building Internet of Things (IoT) industry.

The Platformatics solutions improve end-user comfort, productivity and safety through Power over Ethernet (PoE) connectivity. PoE provides a standardized infrastructure for LED lighting, HVAC, security and other building systems.

This acquisition further supports Williams’s leadership in the growing low-voltage PoE lighting market and positions Platformatics to drive innovation for intelligent buildings.

Platformatics, Inc. will continue to operate as an independent division of H.E. Williams, Inc.