Nordeon GmbH in Springe expands management skills

- Ulrich Kaltenborn assumes important role as Chief Operating Officer (COO)

- Absolute professional with long experience and high business expertise


Ulrich Kaltenborn, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Nordeon GmbH in Springe

Springe, July 9th 2015

With effect from July 1st, 2015 Ulrich Kaltenborn was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Nordeon GmbH in Springe. Nordeon, a young European lighting manufacturer for innovative lighting solutions, is expanding its management skills. By the appointment of Kaltenborn, Nordeon empowers its strategic direction and mission – the task to work on the most efficient and most innovative processes to offer products and lighting solutions with a payback period of 2 years.
With Ulrich Kaltenborn Nordeon was able to win a very experienced man in the lighting industry. For more than 35 years Kaltenborn worked in setting up and managing manufacturing facilities. Recently he served as Managing Director of Zumtobel Lighting GmbH and head of the factory in Lemgo. At Nordeon he is responsible for the areas of purchasing, planning, production and logistics.

Frank Weiss, Managing Director of Nordeon in Springe is very satisfied: "We are glad to have won Ulrich Kaltenborn for us, an absolute expert with many years of experience and high expertise. Together with him, we are going to advance Nordeon’s development towards one of the leading companies in the lighting industry."

Ulrich Kaltenborn looks forward to his new job: "I am very pleased to be able to bring to bear my experience and expertise in this young, dynamically developing company – a company with great potential and prospects. Together, there will be much that we can achieve in the future market "light".

About Nordeon:

Nordeon is a young, innovative European manufacturer of LED luminaires and lamps with over 60 years of experience. Nordeon was founded in October 2012 with the acquisition of the Philips development and manufacturing facility in Springe, Germany and expanded in December 2012 and November 2013 by the acquisition of the Philips production sites in Chalon sur Saône and Dijon, France. We combine the experience of professional engineering of LED luminaires with the speed and flexibility of a newcomer. We have one of the largest LED manufacturing facilities in Europe, with latest industrial equipment and lean production processes. We strive to achieve high energy savings for our customers by rethinking the way lighting products are developed, produced, and sold. Our mission is two years payback time, with products “made in Western Europe” to ensure high flexibility, quality and customer proximity.

Nordeon combines the determination and ambition of a newcomer with over 60 years of experience in the lighting industry. On a daily basis, more than 450 highly qualified and ambitious employees work carefully to realize customer requests in the highest quality.

Nordeon. A member of the Nordeon Group

Nordeon GmbH
Darius Pallus
Head of Marketing Communications
Rathenaustrasse 2-6,
31832 Springe, Germany
+49 (0) 5041/ 75-503