June 9, 2021
5 Big Questions: Kenall President, Pat Marry
We catch up with Pat Marry, President of Kenall Manufacturing, to discuss the Healthcare lighting market, Legrand lighting strategies and what the future holds for the brand.
Topics we explore:
With increased competitive pressure, what is Kenall’s approach to healthcare lighting? (0:50)
What is the unique story behind Kenall’s Indigo-Clean disinfection technology? (4:20)
How has the newish Legrand ownership affected the way Kenall approaches the market? (9:27)
Is there a big-picture strategy to align multiple Legrand brands Kenall, Finelite, Focal Point, OCL, Pinnacle and Wattstopper with a common lighting agent like we’ve seen in Boston and New York City in recent years? (13:20)
What exciting things are planned for the future of Kenall? (17:50)
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