The Cap Martinique Transatlantic race is on! Roger Pradier ®, manufacturers of quality outdoor lighting, and Sécurlite, are sponsoring the #56 sailing boat – WITTE SPIRIT 2

    April 2022

    Roger Pradier ®, which manufactures high quality outdoor lighting and contributes to the development of industries in our regions, has decided to sponsor a sailing boat bearing the colours of France’s Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant fine crafts association, reflecting the fact that environmental and social concerns lie more than ever at the heart of our concerns.

    Backing Entreprises du Patrimoine Vivant means:

    - backing the spread of unique know-how and high-quality manufacturing, rather than settling for low-quality, rapidly obsolescent goods

    - backing sustainable, long-term employment in our regions

    - backing a low-carbon footprint economy by limiting transportation

     

    Our entire workforce will be cheering the skippers as they face up to this tremendous new challenge!

    Tristan De Witte is the founder of Groupe Rivalen, an industrial holding company comprising a number of industrial and crafts enterprises with outstanding manufacturing skills and know-how.

    Marcel Dutreux is the founder of Eole Performance, which specialises in repairing and adapting sailing boats and organising nautical events.

     

    Follow the adventure of boat #56 - WITTE SPIRIT 2 - JPK 10.10 at La Cap Martinique

    See you on May 1! To follow the race : https://cap-martinique.com/cartographie

    Roger Pradier ® x Bureau du Design, de la Mode et des Métiers d’Art.

    April 2022

    For the third year running, Roger Pradier ® is sponsoring the Fonds pour les Ateliers de Paris and the Bureau du Design, de la Mode et des Métiers d’Art, which is tasked with implementing the policy of the Municipality of Paris towards the creative trades. Each year, the Bureau du Design, de la Mode et des Métiers d’Art rewards and mentors more than 500 creatives at every stage in their careers in the fields of Design, Fashion and the Arts. The organisation offers them in-residence programmes, advice and assistance to develop and promote their talent, know-how, creative projects and business enterprises.

     

    As part of its brief, the Bureau du Design, de la Mode et des Métiers d’Art organises the Grands Prix de la Création de la Ville de Paris 2022 competition to reward outstanding creative types – both beginners and professionals – in the fields of:

    • Design
    • Fashion
    • the Arts

    The selection criteria are:

    • creativity
    • skill and attention to quality
    • technique
    • uniqueness and daring
    • the prospects and development strategy of the business
    • a commitment to promoting creativity or innovation

     

    A call for projects was issued in early April and candidates have until May 15th 2022 to apply https://www.bdmma.paris/

     

    Key dates to bear in mind

    From May 20 th to June 1st, the members of the adjudicating panel will assess and shortlist the projects submitted by the candidates in each category.

    On June 28 th and 29 th, the finalists will defend their projects before a panel of experts (philanthropists, winners of the 2021 competition, publishers, art galleries, institutional investors, journalists, etc.).

    On September 13 th, 7 winners will be designated: 3 winners of Grands Prix de la Création [creativity prize], 3 winners of Prix Talents Émergents [emerging talents prize] and 1 winner of the Accessoires [accessories prize] in the fields of Design, Fashion and the Arts.

     

    As a sponsor, Tristan De Witte, CEO of Roger Pradier ® will be a member of the panel for the Design category.

    Coming events

    April 2022

    Roger Pradier ® is delighted to welcome you to its stand at trade fairs in France or abroad.

    Come and join us for a chat and information about our range of outdoor lighting made in France, which will not fail to impress you with innovative designs, quality materials and sturdy builds. Our collections are ideal for landscaped urban environments and are created with biodiversity and the environment in mind. Take a look at our 2022 diary.

     

    May ->             11-12 / 05 / 2022 Architect @ Work Lyon

    June ->             20-24 / 06 / 2022 Rexel Paris Expo

    September ->    12-13 / 09 / 2022 Materials & Light Paris

    22-23 / 09 / 2022 Architect @ Work Paris

    October ->        02-06 / 10 / 2022 Light & Building Frankfurt

    06-10 / 11 / 2022 Equip’Hotel Paris

    November ->    24-25 / 11 / 2022 Architect @ Work Nantes

    30 / 11 / 2022 > 01 / 12 / 2022 Architect @ Work Madrid

    December ->     07-08 / 12 / 2022 Architect @ Work Frankfurt

    Discover the new HECTOR collection

    March 2022

    The new Hector range shines out thanks to its distinguished rectangular design. Available in either monochrome or bi-colour versions, this sturdy outdoor lamp consists of a head made out of 3 sheets of aluminium and a high-quality LED module. Available either wall-mounted or as a lamp-post, Hector integrates seamlessly into buildings, lighting up their immediate surroundings.

    Demanding environmentally-friendly facilities, public infrastructures, paths and sports facilities will all benefit from the clear and bright lighting projected by Hector, with minimal light pollution. Available in symmetrical or asymmetric versions, Hector is fully dimmable; the lamp’s output is thus fully controllable.

    Thanks to a multitude of colour combinations, Hector is a unique lamp that can adapt to all environments.

    Hector is available in 3 wall-mounted and lamp-post models.

    Technical specifications

    - Hector can be retrofitted to your facilities to provide an economic, elegant and innovative lighting solution that will project sustainable lighting fit for an ever-changing urban environment.

    - Sturdy and long-lasting thanks to a structure made out of 3 sheets of aluminium, its screen-printed clear glass diffuser. - Available as a head only with remote driver for installation on Ø60 poles

    - IP65 / Class 1

    - Aluminium body

    - ULR < 1% / IRC >80

    - Lifespan of the LED modules: L80 / 60000 hours

    New 2022-2023 Catalogue

    February 2022

    The new Roger Pradier ® 2022-2023 catalogue is a precious tool for all your outdoor lighting projects!
    Roger Pradier ® offers you a range of innovative lamps made in France using locally sourced materials.

    All our collections are available in a wide range of finishes and all aluminium models are covered by a 25 year anti-corrosion guarantee. 

    Enjoy your read!

    Jean-Michel Vergain is appointed as Managing Director

    January 2022

    Jean-Michel Vergain’s appointment as Managing Director on January 1st 2022  comes at a time of significant growth for Roger Pradier ®, which is more than ever determined to provide a sustainable response to today’s social and environmental challenges.

    Jean-Michel Vergain has joined the Rivalen Group, chaired by Tristan De Witte, as Managing Director of Roger Pradier ®, a manufacturer of outdoor lighting for more than a century that has been awarded France’s coveted Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant label. He will replace Tristan De Witte, who plans to focus entirely on developing the Rivalen Group but will continue to serve as CEO of the company, a position that he has held since 2017.

    Jean-Michel Vergain brings extensive experience of management and the execution of strategic activities at select brands, having spent 22 years working for multinational companies in the luxury goods sector, as well as managing a number of start-up companies. He will work with the team at Roger Pradier ® to further strengthen our relationship with our regular clients and partners worldwide, and will lead all the transformations linked to the strategic plan of our company and of the Rivalen Group. We are honoured to welcome him onboard to pursue our journey together.

    “I am delighted to have been appointed as Managing Director of this centennial company with its extraordinary know-how that forms part of such a dynamic group with which tremendous synergies can be implemented. The success of a project depends above all on a committed workforce with complementary skills and experiences. We will go far together, building a bright future for Roger Pradier ® and contributing to the development of the Rivalen Group!” said Jean-Michel Vergain, Managing Director of Roger Pradier ®.