Entries by Dave Buffett

Choosing LED Lighting for Your Light Duty or Heavy Duty Trucks

Choosing LED Lighting for Your Light Duty or Heavy Duty Trucks  When considering LED lighting for your truck or fleet of trucks, start with the type of truck you are operating. A light duty truck will have completely different lighting requirements than a heavy duty truck in most cases. Start here with our guide on the […]

Strategies for Keeping Your Bus Passengers Safe: Reducing Accidents and Improving Service

In the transportation industry, protecting passengers has to be a high priority. For example, within the bus industry, it is critical to take every step possible to minimize falls and other accidents that increase liability insurance costs and drive passengers away to other services. In an industry that needs to increase passengers, working from a […]

Light Up The Night: Benefits of LED Light Bars

When upgrading your off-road vehicle with lighting stay on the brighter side of the law with compliant and road-legal lights. Here at Hamsar, we want to help you invest in the right lighting. Start with longer-lasting, light-emitting diodes (LED) light bars to improve the safety and visibility of your off-road vehicle after dusk. Discover the […]

5 Ways LEDs are the Best Lights for Off-Roading

A good set of lights is a must when you’re off-roading. Whether you are joyriding over rough terrain or traveling down a long, dark road to a backcountry campsite, good visibility helps you have fun and stay safe. When it comes to lighting for off-roading, LEDs blow the competition away. Here are 5 reasons to […]

Main Features and Benefits of Off-Road LED Lights for Jeeps

Lighting is essential when driving a jeep at night, but it’s especially important when going off-road. These activities include camping, driving over rugged terrain and splashing across muddy trails, all of which require more lighting than a jeep normally has. Halogen and high-intensity discharge (HID) lights have traditionally been the only choices for vehicle lighting, […]

Methode Electronics Acquires Grakon Group

Acquisition Expected to Expand Product Offerings and Accelerate Growth SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2018 – Grakon Group, a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced lighting and electronics systems for premier vehicle Original Equipment manufacturers, announced on Monday it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: […]

Grakon LLC Recognized by PACCAR for 10 PPM Achievement

Grakon, LLC (www.grakon.com) was recently recognized by PACCAR through receipt of their prestigious 10 PPM Supplier Quality Award for 2016. The award is presented to suppliers who meet or exceed the rigorous 10 PPM (parts per million) threshold and demonstrate performance criteria for on-time delivery and support of PACCAR’s operating divisions and their customers. Grakon […]

Grakon LLC Acquires BMAC Limited

October 4, 2016 -Grakon LLC (www.grakon.com), a global leader in the design and manufacture of custom LED interior and exterior lighting solutions, heavy duty work lamps, engineered trim components, and electronic modules, announced the acquisition of BMAC Limited, located in Manchester, England. Grakon, headquartered in Seattle, WA, was acquired by Industrial Growth Partners IV, L.P. (IGP) […]

Grakon LLC Acquires Hamsar Diversco Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Grakon, LLC, Acquires Hamsar Diversco Inc. MAY 10, 2016, SEATTLE, WA: Grakon, LLC, a global leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of custom lighting, electronics and highly-styled engineered components for premier OEM vehicle manufacturers, today announced the strategic acquisition of the business and assets of Hamsar Diversco, Inc.  Hamsar, based […]