Monday, December 6, 2010

Mr Light gets Guinness World Record recognition for the largest torchlight in the world

Dubai, UAE; December 6, 2010: Mr Light, the fastest growing torch and flashlight brand, has received the Guinness World Record recognition for creating the largest working torchlight in the world, bringing an added laurel to the UAE, as it celebrates its 39th National Day.

Created by Moon Way General Trading LLC, a UAE based multifaceted organisation that manufactures and markets products under the brand names Mr. Light & Mr. Plus, Mr. Light is one of the most popular torch and flashlight brand in the UAE and Mr. Plus offers Home Entertainment and Home Appliances. 

The record-breaking torchlight measures 227 cm (7ft 5 inch) long and 55 cm (1 ft 9 in) in diameter and has 500 times the brightness of a standard torchlight.

Mr. Light themed the world’s biggest torchlight creation as ‘Light of Hope’ to complement its mission of lighting up the lives of millions of people around the world who still do not have unlimited access to electricity.

Post the official certification by the Guinness World Records, Indian actor, Padma Shri Mohanlal formally unveiled the world’s biggest torchlight at a pubic ceremony in the presence of 20,000 people and the CEO and Directors of Moon Way General Trading.  Shri Mohanlal said: “I am honoured and privileged to unveil this great feat and feel proud to be a part of this momentous occasion.”

Mr Abdul Gafoor, CEO, Moon Way Trading said: “We are honoured to have received the Guinness World Record recognition for the largest torchlight in the world. At Mr. Light, we focus on quality and efficiency, and our unique creation proves that our German technology is the best for torchlights and flashlights. Our objective in creating the world’s largest torchlight was to put the global spotlight on the UAE, a country that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship and to highlight that fact that millions of people around the world still don’t have access to regular electricity.”

In all, it took one year to create the world’s largest torchlight and has been created from the same material used to produce a standard torch or flashlight. More than 20 of Mr. Light’s best engineers worked on the project, highlighting the team spirit and passion for a project that has now impressed the world.

Mr Light is one of the most popular and fastest growing torchlight brands in the UAE, and also has a significant market in the wider Middle East region and India

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