About Us

About Us

Canto USA was started with the specific goal of supplying the lighting community with good quality, nice looking, affordable products; together with a passion for professional and friendly service to our customers. This passion has been the main guidelines of our company, which has allowed Canto USA to establish itself as a major supplier of stylish luminaries with a full range of theatrical accessories in North America. Canto USA products are on display all over the United States.


Our mission statement is: “Our customers come first. We encourage and listen to their feedback in order to continue to develop the most innovative lighting products on the market. In order to do this, we continuously train our team on the latest trends and needs of the industry, while at the same time becoming a trendsetter in the development of new products and technology that no other company has available.” 


Relevant literature on the full range of products, available both in printed and electronic version, can be downloaded by this website or requested at our office.


John Luhrs

General Manager

888-252-5912, Ext 100

John, being one of the most sought after and respected lighting specialists in the industry has become during his 25+ years in the industry the “go to” expert for successfully executing his clients’ visions by providing them the best lighting solutions and fulfilling all their needs in this area.

Wandra Luhrs



Wandra works behind the scenes to make sure that the operations, accounting and HR functions of the office are running smoothly. She is available at any time to assist with customer needs and make sure that all employees live up to the strict standard of customer care that the company was built on.

Brian Moon

VP of Product Development


Brian has worked with engineers, designers and architects alike for many years in laying out lighting controls systems and systems integration. He understands the importance of smooth quality dimming while trying to achieve an easy to install, maintenance free retrofit light unit and is extremely busy designing new, innovative products to expand our full range of offerings to customers.

Shawn Harmon

Eastern Sales Manager

888-252-5912, Ext 107

Shawn has many years of experience in the theater and performance arts industry, specifically lighting. His experience and enthusiasm were a good fit for the Eastern Regional Sales Manager position where he contributes on a daily basis to our standard of customer care.

Mike Claypool

VP of Production

888-252-5912, Ext 105

Mike came to Canto USA in 2014 to learn a new industry. In his time with the company, he worked his way up from technician to warehouse manager to VP of Production. He is a valued and integral part of the management team as he strives daily to improve the production process for all the product lines.