BEAVER FALLS, PA, August 24, 2007 — The Pittsburgh Business Times recognized Pegasus Associates Lighting, based in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, as one of the “2007 Pittsburgh 100,” its ranking of our area’s fastest-growing, privately held companies. Rankings on the list were based on the rate of growth from 2004 through 2006. Honored at an awards program at the prestigious Duquesne Club in downtown Pittsburgh on August 23, Pegasus was ranked No. 64 on the list of 100 for revenue growth (62.3%), and tied for No. 3 on the list for employment growth (500%). To qualify, companies must be locally owned, for-profit businesses, with net revenue in 2004 of $500,000 or more.
Founded in 1993 as a lighting rep agency, Pegasus Associates Lighting evolved into an e-commerce business selling unique, hard-to-find lighting products on the internet. Since its web site first went “live” in 1999, the company has continuously increased the variety of products offered and the widely acclaimed informational component of its unique site. From 242,000 annual visitors to the site in 2003, to 737,000 in 2006, the company attracts both individual and commercial shoppers who value a learning experience in lighting, competitive pricing, and an easy-to-use intuitive web site.
“Outstanding customer service that you won’t soon forget,” is a key feature of the shopping experience and an important goal for founder and President Thomas E. Farin. “Our customers value the user-friendly format of our site, well-crafted web pages and a formidable amount of information aimed at helping them determine exactly which products they need. Above all, they appreciate our personalized service and same-day shipping of most products.”
About Pegasus Associates Lighting
Founded in 1993, Pegasus Associates Lighting is a lighting distributor with a strong internet presence selling “unique lighting products for your special needs.” The company, based near Pittsburgh in Beaver Falls, PA, attracts both individual and corporate shoppers who value a learning experience in lighting, competitive pricing and an easy-to-use, intuitive web site. For more information, visit www.PegasusAssociates.com.
Director of Marketing and Technology
ChrisJ [at] PegasusAssociates [dot] com