Fanimation Kicks Off 2014 with a 30th Anniversary Party

Customers gathered in the Fanimation showroom to celebrate the company’s third decade in business. Only Tom Frampton (right) founder of Fanimation would think of decorating the company’s 30th anniversary with a replica of an outhouse (complete with ceiling fan). The unusual cake topper commemorates the very real port-a-john he put outside his house to keep his […]

Fanimation Opposes Ceiling Fan Regulations

Fanimation Initiates Campaign to Oppose Ceiling Fan Regulations

Fanimation Initiates National Campaign to Oppose Ceiling Fan Regulations: The Department of Energy (DOE) recently released a 100- plus page Framework Document asking for feedback from industry members and experts to evaluate the potential additional energy-savings requirements on ceiling fans. Less than two months ago, founder and CEO Tom Frampton and company President Nathan Frampton attended […]

Leaders, Legends & Luminaries: Nathan Frampton

enLIGHTenment Magazine pays tribute to some of the most illustrious members of our industry. Category:  Luminary,  Manufacturer Nathan Frampton, Fanimation   The Early Years: After graduating from college with a degree in accounting, I worked at a CPA firm for a year. I actually liked accounting a lot, but I knew in the long run […]

Fanimation Launches Urbanjet Line

Fanimation Launches Urbanjet Line With Festive Party

Classic car aficionados and vintage-style lovers in the Indianapolis area rejoiced at the opportunity to blend their passions during a launch party for the Urbanjet portable fan line by Zionsville, Ind.-based ceiling fan manufacturer Fanimation.  Held on Saturday, September 29, the event was a huge success that attracted 170+ attendees, who received a preview of […]

Fanimation Museum: 10983 Bennett Parkway Zionville, IN 46077

The Fanimation Museum: Indiana’s One Of A Kind Museum

If you are fascinated by fans of all kinds, book your ticket to Indiana. To the casual eye, what goes on in the parking lot of Fanimation’s headquarters could look like a covert arms deal.  For example, a man recently phoned company founder and CEO Tom Frampton and wouldn’t go into much detail about the […]

Earth Day 2012

Promote Earth Day at Retail With Special Programs

Join the more than one billion people around the globe participating in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize the Earth™. From its inception 42 years ago, Earth Day (April 22) has expanded from the mantra “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” into an active political and social movement to preserve Mother Earth. Locally, many municipalities are encouraging […]

enLightenment Lighting Magazine reports on LED Lighting

LEDs Lead the Way

  Last month at the American Lighting Association Conference in Palm Beach, Zia Eftekhar, CEO of Philips Professional Luminaires, and Rick Leaman, CEO of OSRAM SYLVANIA, discussed the future of LEDs in a special forum. “We believe LED is the technology that is going to move the industry forward,” Eftekhar told the audience. “It has […]