LED company scoops award
A US LED light manufacturer has beaten off competition to scoop a top business award.
Smart Candle competed against other companies vying to win the 2008 Small Business Success Story presented by Twin Cities Business magazine.
Competitors were drawn from Minnesota and compared on a range of criteria including marketing and managerial skills.
Smart Candle was presented with the top accolade for its business acumen and range of products which include LED candles, tea-lights and votives.
Josh Kutzler, chief executive of Smart Candle, explained that the company plans to continue selling its products globally.
"Our vision is to partner with companies across the globe to design, develop and distribute new intelligent LED-based lighting products that fill every possible marketplace niche," he said.
"Every Smart Candle product creates a stress-free way to experience and enjoy a safe and inviting flicker without the flame."
Approximately Â£80 million Smart Candles have been sold worldwide.