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Fifth Generation

The History of Star Headlight & Lantern

Generation 5 (2009-Present)

Christopher D. Jacobs

Christopher D. Jacobs
Fifth President

2009: Introduction of cyclone 100 watt speaker
2010: Introduced Halo® line of LED to warning lights In-house SMT machinery
2011: Updated Signal Vehicle name to StarSignal
2012: Introduction of Star 2012™ Lantern - all LED Expanded our markets (Europe, Australia, Middle East) Introduction of “patented” reverse back-up alarms EMC chamber to test lights for radio electromagnetic interference
2013: Introduction of Star Omega™ mini-bar Introduction of Star Lineum™ lightbar Purchased high speed CNC to help facilitate mold builds
2014: Introduction of Star Lineum™ Phantom Undercover lightbars

Christopher, Brad and David Jacobs

Christopher D. Jacobs (left), 5th Generation with
Father and 4th President, David Jacobs (right).
Center is Bradford Jacobs, age 5 months, Son of Chris

2014 Star Headlight & Lantern

2014 Star Headlight & Lantern
(125th Anniversary)