Gareth Jones, Lori O'Hare, and Barry Thomson have formed a dynamic new lighting agency, the Medgar Lighting Group Inc., to serve the Oakville through Hamilton, Niagara Peninsula, Guelph/Cambridge/ Kitchener, and SW Ontario territory.

The new company encompasses the former Medgar Sales (Canada's oldest lighting agency, founded in 1968) with the addition of Barry Thomson, who brings 28 years of lighting industry experience from his recent position as general manager of Thomas Lighting Canada, and assumes the role of president/partner. Gareth Jones remains the principal shareholder and will focus his efforts on specification lighting sales and business development. Lori O'Hare becomes a shareholder of the company while retaining the functions of quotations manager and office manager.

The Medgar Lighting Group will continue to represent its core package of Thomas/Daybrite/Capri/Omega/Lite Energy, Lumec, Ledalite, and Gardco, along with its other key lines such as Beghelli/Luxnet, Leviton, USI Decorative Concrete Poles, Se'lux, Rebelle Architectural Lighting, Alkco, Guth, Lam, Vista, Eureka, Oval, Prima, B-K Lighting, McFadden/Trend, Sistemalux, and Color Kinetics.

The Medgar Lighting Group has its office at 1062 Cooke Blvd, Burlington, Ontario, Canada L7T 4A8, phone: 905-312-1213, fax: 905-681-1959, web: