Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Metro Lighting


Local Family Business Celebrates 50 Years as Largest Missouri Lighting Distributor

Metro Lighting, a locally-owned family business, celebrates its 50th anniversary with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the award-winning Brentwood location. The ceremony will be performed by the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 15 at 11:30 am with the attendance of Mayor Christopher Thornton and Me’Shel Riedel, president of Brentwood Chamber of Commerce.

“We are delighted to celebrate our 50th anniversary with the Brentwood community,” says Bill Frisella, president of Metro Lighting. “We are thankful for the continued support of all our customers.”

Starting as an electrical supply distributor in 1968, Metro has grown into eight electrical supply houses and six lighting showrooms – in Brentwood, Chesterfield, Ballwin, O’Fallon, Arnold and Cape Girardeau. The full-service lighting company employees more than 150 St. Louisans and is owned and managed by Bill Frisella.

As the family-friendly company that St. Louisans know today, Metro’s seasoned team continues to deliver caring and exceptional one-on-one service to every customer. Metro Lighting maintains a high level of community involvement supporting numerous charities and local schools.

“We vowed from the very beginning to carry on the tradition of ultimate customer service,” continues Frisella. “Our success is about caring for every customer from beginning to end.”The 50th anniversary ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 929 Hanley Industrial Ct in Brentwood. The community is invited to enjoy light snacks and refreshments.

METRO Lighting is a locally-owned family business. In 1967 St. Louis Electric Supply consisted of one delivery truck and a basement and a garage overflowing with circuit breakers, wire, and conduit. For more information on energy savings, Metro’s services and locations or to shop online visit: or


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