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Company:  Hess

Invested in:  August 2013 

Status:  active, under management

The Nordeon group, which belongs to Varova, takes over all assets necessary for the continuation of business operations from Hess AG at the site in Villingen-Schwenningen by way of an asset deal effective 1st October, 2013. The sales company of Hess located in Scandinavia and the production site and sales company of Hess in the USA are also acquired. The working conditions of about 180 Hess employees in total are being continued.

Hess offers a wide range of design-oriented luminaires and meets all requirements for lighting design in the public space as well as for the indoor and outdoor illumination of objects. The product portfolio is completed by premium street and site furnishings. Hess offers hereby a perfect combination of luminaires and street and site furnishings for holistic concepts of urban and landscape design.
Hess invests a great deal in the development of energy-efficient lighting products. When it comes to redesign and renovation of lighting, Hess is the right contact partner for cities and municipalities. Hess accompanies architects, planners, cities and builders from the design to the installation of luminaires and develops customised special solutions. Due to the special and distinctive design language and the already mentioned special solutions, Hess is considered in the market as a manufacture for high-quality and decorative outdoor lighting.
About 180 people are employed at the production sites in Villingen-Schwenningen and Gaffney (USA).