FRM Lighting & Controls is the result of combining the knowledge and experience of talented individuals with the brand awareness and reliability of FRM. Coming together to represent industry-leading product lines for the lighting and control markets in the southeast. We represent more than 100 manufacturer partners, and our primary mission is to offer leading manufacturers a professional, aggressive sales and marketing representative while delivering an elite level experience in terms of service, specification, and technical support to the market. Contact us today and let our experienced team assist with your next lighting and controls project.


Premier Lighting & Controls in South Carolina is now FRM Lighting & Controls. The established market experience, lighting knowledge and strong customer relationships that the Premier Lighting & Controls team has is a great addition to the FRM Lighting & Controls team. Premier Lighting & Controls was founded in 1992 by Ben Porter, who will assist in this transition. “Ben Porter, Keith Porter and Trae Melton have built a formidable agency over the past 40 years.  We look forward to building on that legacy and providing our manufacturers a top tier path to the South Carolina market” says Rob Duncan, Executive Vice-President of FRM Lighting & Controls.

Keith Porter has been named General Manager and will be joined by team members Trae Melton, Hunter Woodruff, Hilda Wynn, Debbie Edwards and Sarah Rucker.  “We are excited to become a part of the FRM team. Being a part of FRM provides us with additional resources and support to provide our customers, we look forward to growing the South Carolina market.” Says Keith Porter.

FRM Announces Exciting Expansion with Launch of FRM Lighting & Controls

FRM, a leading manufacturer’s representative in the southeast, is thrilled to announce the establishment of its new division, FRM Lighting & Controls. This expansion marks a significant step forward for the company to enhance their electrical product and support offering to customers.

FRM Lighting & Controls will bring what you have come to know FRM for – experience and reliability – to the lighting and controls market. This strategic move reflects FRM’s commitment to delivering solutions for their customers and the end user market by offering support throughout every aspect of the electrical, lighting, and controls needs of a project.

“We are excited to unveil FRM Lighting & Controls as a pivotal addition to our company’s portfolio. This expansion is a testament to our dedication to provide our clients with comprehensive solutions that align with the evolving needs of the electrical industry.” Said Mark Fink, FRM’s Managing Partner.  “FRM Lighting & Controls will continue to build the FRM brand throughout the Southeast and allow us to fully support both our customers and manufacturers.”

FRM Lighting & Controls Announces Acquisition of Affiliated Lighting

Atlanta, GA, February 1, 2024 – FRM, a leading manufacturer’s representative in the southeast, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Affiliated Lighting and Controls of Florida and Affiliated Lighting and Controls in North and South Carolina. The strategic move is aligned with the creation of FRM Lighting & Controls to ensure an extensive product offering for customers across the southeast.

The depth of industry relationships and strength of the Affiliated Lighting and Controls team and the manufacturers they represent enhance the FRM Lighting & Controls offering across Florida, North and South Carolina. FRM will utilize the strengths of talent and experience from Affiliated Lighting alongside the brand strength and market knowledge of FRM to continue to drive sales and growth for the manufacturers they represent. 

Mark Fink, Managing Partner at FRM, commented on the acquisition “we are thrilled to welcome Affiliated Lighting & Controls into the FRM family. This strategic move aligns with our vision for the future and reinforces our commitment to delivering excellence to our customers. We will unite our combined strengths to drive innovation, provide enhanced value, and help our customers and manufacturers alike achieve sustainable growth.”
“We are excited to be teaming up with a strong name like FRM to take our business to the next level” said Barry Enegess, president at Affiliated Lighting and Controls. “FRM allows the Affiliated team to continue to drive growth by providing the absolute best service in the industry.”
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