Phoenix Lighting Strengthens Maritime Distribution for Inland Waterways

May 11, 2022

May 10, 2022 – Milwaukee, WI – In response to increasing demand for it’s durable, marine rated LED lighting products, Phoenix Lighting is pleased to announce a series of additions to it’s U.S. distribution network.

The inland market moves upwards of 630 million tons of cargo annually and is investing heavily in vessel upgrades and new construction of energy efficient and alternate fuel vessels. In order to ensure operators have local inventory and next day availability of proven, marine rated LED lighting, Phoenix is pleased to announce new distribution partnerships with Hannan Supply Co. and Humco Marine Products, Inc.

Hannan Supply was established in 1968 and is strategically located in Paducah, KY. Similarly, Humco Marine Products has operated in St. Louis since 1966 and is a leader in maritime products. Both Hannan Supply and Humco Marine now maintain local inventory of Phoenix floodlights and navigation lights for the inland towboat and pushboat markets.

“Hannan Supply prides itself on offering superior products backed with local inventory in order to support inland operators,” said Todd Swinford, Purchasing Director of Hannan Supply. “We embraced the opportunity to partner with Phoenix and already can see the value we are able to provide to vessels operating throughout the region.”

Humco Marine Products has delivered quality workboat equipment since 1966 and it’s centralized location in St. Louis means fast delivery and support throughout the inland waterways and western rivers. “As more operators specify new construction to be equipped with complete Phoenix Lighting packages Humco Marine will be positioned to provide the necessary spares and replacements as those boats transit the inland waterways” said Glenn LaMarche, Sales Manager of Humco Marine.

In addition to these companies, Phoenix maintains a broad network of stocking distributors throughout the inland waterways. For more information on Phoenix Lighting or our distribution network, please contact Caitlin Dunckel, Maritime Sales Director, at cdunckel@phoenixlighting.com.

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As proud members of the American Waterways Operators, Phoenix designs and manufactures superior lighting fixtures for the harsh marine environments. With headquarters and operations based in the USA, the company has been serving the maritime industry since the 1970s. Phoenix utilizes unrivaled expertise and the highest levels of technology available to deliver lights that reduce costly maintenance and energy consumptions and will survive marine conditions. For more information on Phoenix, please visit: www.phoenixlighting.com/marine