Lighting solutions for sports and industrial facilities

Essen, 2013-11-18

Musco Lighting expands in continental Europe through joint venture with Ferrostaal

One of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for sports grounds and large areas, Musco Lighting (Oskaloosa, Iowa, United States), and the international industrial services provider, Ferrostaal Industrial Projects (Essen, Germany) have founded a joint venture company, Musco Ferrostaal GmbH. The objective of the joint venture is to design, supply and install lighting systems for industrial plants and sports grounds in continental Europe. The new company is based in Bottrop, Germany.

Innovative partners to enhance service portfolio
Musco Lighting equips building complexes, industrial plants, logistics facilities and the most famous sporting venues in the world with energy-efficient lighting solutions. These include the White House in Washington, D.C., Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, 2012 London Summer Games, Yankee Stadium in New York, Centre Court in Wimbledon, London and O2 World in Berlin.

"Musco has nearly 40 years of leading the market with cutting-edge products and services. We provide complete lighting solutions, custom-designed to provide the best lifetime cost for the owner and to meet the needs for participants, spectators and television broadcasts," says Jeff Rogers, President of Musco World. "We have worked on several projects in Europe over the past 20 years and our partnership with Ferrostaal allows us to build upon and strengthen that foundation."

"The new joint venture combines the expertise and extensive product portfolio of Musco Lighting with the established distribution network of the Ferrostaal Group. This will enable us to generate joint projects in Europe, and also South America and Asia", explains Dr. Klaus Lesker, Managing Director of Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GmbH.

Flagship product reduces operating costs by up to 50 percent
Musco’s flagship product, Light-Structure Green™ is a custom-designed, energy-saving floodlight system that comes in 5 Easy Pieces™ - complete from foundation to poletop - for fast and straightforward installation. The reflectors are adapted to the respective application, resulting in a higher light yield on the target surface. Compared to conventional floodlighting, Light-Structure Green™ is able to illuminate an area of the same size and light level while using substantially less energy. Thanks to the 10-year warranty period, the customer saves maintenance costs in the long run. Whether on the local football pitch, in a UEFA stadium or lighting industrial plants, taken together with the energy savings, Light-Structure Green™ can reduce operating costs by up to half.

Customers interested in learning more should contact Musco Ferrostaal GmbH at +49-201-818-5103 or Pictures of reference projects can be downloaded via:


About Musco Lighting . . . We Make It Happen®
Musco Lighting has specialised in the design, manufacture and installation of lighting systems for sports and large areas for nearly 40 years. Musco is a pioneer in the field of energy efficiency and cost-effective glare and spill light control. Thanks to energy and operating cost savings of up to 50 percent and Musco-provided maintenance for the first 10 years of operation, Light Structure Green™ has revolutionised sports ground and large area lighting systems.
Musco provides single-source accountability for ensuring satisfaction of our customers needs. From the base to the floodlight, Light Structure Green™ system is a solution tailored to the costumer’s particular application. Musco provides permanent solutions for everything from training ground to UEFA stadium, or temporary solutions for illuminating your event for TV. As winners of both the Oscar and the Emmy Awards, Musco is also the preferred lighting partner of numerous film studios and TV stations.
Headquartered in Oskaloosa, Iowa, United States Musco has realised projects in over 100 countries and has offices in Australia, Canada, China, Cyprus, Ireland, Qatar, Rwanda, South Africa, South Korea, U.A.E., and United Kingdom. Musco Ferrostaal GmbH is the contact in Germany and Europe.
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About Ferrostaal

Ferrostaal is a technology-independent, multi-vendor and supplier-independent provider of industrial services with operations worldwide. As a project developer, the company is active in the areas of petrochemicals, wind power, lighting solutions, air technology, oil & gas as well as select industies. As a service and sales partner to international manufacturers, the company deals in machinery and equipment for recycling, packaging, rail transport, laboratory technology and printing, as well as with pipes and piping accessories. In the automotive field, Ferrostaal develops tailor-made processes and operates entire module assemblies for international automobile manufacturers and suppliers. Some 3,600 employees combine decades of industrial expertise with financing competence on behalf of the customers. Ferrostaal has own companies in around 40 countries.


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