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Lumasense selected by 3M Design Lighting as their exclusive Middle East distributor

Sharjah, UAE (May 9, 2014)

Lumasense, a leading provider of lighting solutions and services in the Middle East, today announced completion of an agreement with 3M Design Lighting to become their exclusive Middle East distributor.

3M Design Lighting has rapidly established themselves as an architectural lighting innovator releasing 5 unique families of products in the last 24 months. Leveraging 3M intellectual property and technologies, their portfolio of solutions utilize 3M films, optics and reflectors that create tremendous lighting results.

George Nehme, Lumasense's Director of Sales stated, "The combination of uniquely designed lighting with both general and focused illumination value, creates a product offering that does not have an equal or alternate. This designer specified lighting will no doubt become a focal point of some of the iconic projects in the Middle East."

3M Architectural Markets product offering already includes a significant materials product family for the specifier market including DI-NOC Architectural Finishes, Glass Finishes and Dichroic Glass Finishes. The 3M Lighting addition to this solution offering further deepens their commitment to delivering transformative spaces through surfaces, glass and lighting.

George T. Levendusky, Global Business Manager for Design Lighting - 3M Architectural Markets stated, "When we approached the lighting market a couple of years ago, we knew we needed to deliver products that are truly high design in order to enter the established lighting market. Utilizing 3M's technology, I believe we have been able to deliver on this goal and we look forward to working with Lumasense to complete marquee lighting projects in the Middle East."

About 3M Architectural Markets

Based on 3M's tradition of innovation, technological know-how and information resources, 3M Architectural Markets offers flexible, creative and technologically advanced surface finishing and lighting solutions for architecture and interior design. With a wide range of architectural finishes and decorative window glass finishes as well as natural and artificial lighting solutions, 3M Architectural Markets helps designers create a complete mood or atmosphere, defining the specific character of any environment. The division's technologies are engineered to create design excellence, enhance human comfort and respect environmental sustainability, globally. For more information, visit or follow @3M_Architecture on Twitter.

About 3M

3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $31 billion in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

About Lumasense

Lumasense is a Middle East-based based master lighting distributor and value-added reseller with operations in both North America and in strategic countries throughout the Middle East. Lumasense focuses on specification-grade architectural lighting projects which require the co-ordination of fixtures, controls, and services. The company has completed hundreds of projects in diverse segment areas such as hospitality, retail, healthcare, commercial offices, museums, iconic structures, arenas and building facades. Lumasense have been involved with the commissioning at some of the world's most high-profile projects including: Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall, The Palm Jumeirah, Hamad International Airport, The Qatar Ministry of Interior and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology.

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