Smart Vision Lights promotes Steve VanderZwaag to Vice President of Engineering

Norton Shores, Mich., February 10, 2023  Smart Vision Lights (SVL), a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative LED illumination solutions for machine vision and other applications, is proud to announce the promotion of Steve VanderZwaag to Vice President of Engineering.

Steve joined Smart Vision Lights in 2020 to lead the development and launch of the new electronic assembly department. “Steve’s experience allowed us to quickly scale up this new division which now produces over 80% of our printed circuit board assemblies”, said Dave Spaulding, President, and CEO of Smart Vision Lights. Once fully launched Steve took over the responsibilities of managing the engineering department. “Steve has demonstrated his ability to not only launch and manage large projects but also to direct the efforts of our engineering team.”

VanderZwaag brings over 25 years of diverse business experience, including leadership roles in engineering and quality departments at Gentex Corporation, a global electronics manufacturer with core competencies in microelectronics, vision systems, software design and more. While at Gentex, Steve built and led teams that contributed to significant company growth and helped achieved top quality awards from the world’s largest automotive companies. He holds a degree in Electronic Engineering Technology and is passionate about developing technical professionals to help support company strategy.

About Smart Vision Lights
Smart Vision Lights (Norton Shores, MI) is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, including machine vision. Smart Vision Lights products come with universal internal current-control drivers, offering constant or strobed operation, reduced wiring requirements, and easy installation. Smart Vision Lights products are also the safest on the market thanks to the company’s in-house IEC 62741 light-testing laboratory, guaranteeing conformity and compliance for your lighting systems, regardless of where they are installed around the globe. Learn more at or by calling 231-722-1199 in the U.S.