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Lee B Thomas Executive Summary

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In 1948, Lee B. Thomas, along with a group of investors bought a residential lighting fixture company from the Moe family of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. The company had sales of about four million dollars annually. The name was changed from Moe Brothers to Moe Light Inc. in 1949. In 1952, production grew with the purchase of the Star Lighting Fixture Company in Los Angeles and the opening of a lighting factory in Princeton, Kentucky. The company really started to grow in 1953, because of the merger with the Electric Sprayit Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The Electric Sprayit Company specialized in portable paint spraying equipment, reciprocating blade power saws, and bathroom cabinets. By the year 1955, sales grew to a volume of over 18,500,000. Thomas stock was first…show more content…
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