BriteLyt Inc. has
a significant experience-base of nearly fifteen
years in the design, invention and manufacture of lanterns and stoves,( heating, cooking and lighting).
We have over 48 Years
of Technical Experience with
BriteLyt and Petromax- type products!
God, Chief Adviser
He is the Alpha & the Omega (the beginning & the end). Without Him, how
lost we would be.
E. Draper, Jr.
E. Draper, Jr., New Port Richey, Florida has
been instrumental in the design & development
of the BriteLyt-Petromax lanterns, due to
his expertise & creative innovations of
this unique lantern system.Born in Tampa,
Florida, and avid fisherman, George has used
these products, since childhood.
As a former
employee of Lockheed-Martin, Pinellas, Dept.
of Energy, (formerly known as General Electric
Aerospace-GENDD), George was in the position to
fulfill his life-long goal of creating the
first distributorship of the Fourth generation
of Petromax products.
Due to his expertise
in this field, and his efforts to manufacture
the lantern, to its original capacity, BriteLyt,
Inc. was rewarded & honored, by the German
distributor, and, thereby, declared the "Fifth
Generation" of the Petromax products.
D. Nugent Draper
"Diana" Draper, New Port Richey,
Florida was the founder of BriteLyt, Inc.,
and maintains extensive experience in many
areas of business management, and manufacturing
Born in Pollock, Louisiana (Bob
Community), she has strived, and successfully
fulfilled her life-long dream, of establishing
a company that is based on high quality and
excellent customer service.
As a mother of
two (2), she is adamant in respect to teaching
proper safety measures, in the use of fuels.
She has been successful in regards to assisting
in creating a more-effective product, as well
as devices, which allow handicapped persons
easier operation of the lanterns.
values, faith, and assistance from her childhood
mentors, has allowed her the unique opportunity
of meeting and forming long-term alliances
with people, of all nations, around the world.
Stokes / Harry Stokes
The Stokes Consulting Group:
Charles (Andy) Stokes, Naples, Florida holds
a Doctorate in chemical engineering from MIT
and has been an assistant and adjunct professor
at both MIT and the University of Pittsburgh. Andy which specializes in scaling up technology from laboratory to the plant.
He is also interested in environmental controls, especially air pollution and energy conversion.
After receiving his B.S. from Florida he went to M.I.T. and earned a doctor of science degree. He taught at M.I.T. from 1940 to 1945, then went to Cabot Corp. as Director or Research.
Ten years later Andy became Vice President and Technical Director for Texas Butadiene and Chemical Corp., and in 1960 he went to Cities Service as VP for Technology and Planning.
In 1969 he stepped out on his own with his consulting group in Naples, Florida. He has won many awards including the Engineer of the Year award in 1977 from the Central Jersey Engineering Council and in 1984-85 from the Calusa Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society, and Outstanding Alumnus of the Year for 1990 from the UF Chemical Engineering Department.
He served as Director of AIChE from 1955-58 and was elected a Fellow in 1973.
He has been Chief Technology Officer at various
large corporations and has acted as a consultant
to many, including Bayer, Methanex, FluorDaniel,
Dupont, and Cabot. More on Andy Also visit this page The World Bioenergy Award to North America and Africa
Harry Stokes, Executive Director of Project Gaia Inc. has led the clean liquid stove movement in the household energy field for over ten years. He received his M.A. in Forestry and Environmental Management from Duke University. Harry is a founder and director of Project Gaia, Inc. and principal of Stokes Consulting Group.
For over two decades Harry has provided support to industry, governments, financial institutions and development organizations on resource management issues, particularly around biofuels. In 2010, Harry was recognized by the World Bioenergy Association for his efforts to pioneer alcohol fuels for cooking. Harry holds a Masters in Forestry from Duke University, and served for over two decades in county and state government. He was chair of the National Association of Counties Energy Sub-committee and vice chair in the Land Use, Environment and Energy Committee.
Survival and High Altitude Product Testing
Kegg is an avid outdoorsman, hunter, ex logger,
back country survivalist and cross country
hiker. He has hiked and survived all forms
of weather conditions in the South Fork Mountains,
Southern Cascades and The Sierra Nevada’s.
John is a certified paralegal who's interest in
the lanterns and stoves and their safe use
in outdoors conditions and in cabins and homes.
John's expertise in the safe use and repair
of all types of lanterns and camp stoves has
been beneficial in providing proper lighting
and safety instructions for those who live
in extreme conditions (altitude/temperature).
Inc. has been honored with John’s wisdom
and expertise in survival methods, his pushing
our products to find out their limitations
and performance in the field under camping
to extreme conditions, this coupled to his
unbridled passion for safe in home use of
these products in emergency situations has
made his input beneficial to BriteLyt.
knowledge has been crucial in proving that
survival is possible without harming our environment
and he has a strong commitment to the preservation
of the rural way of life and the intelligent
and safe use of our forests and wilderness
is the key, as we offer generations
of knowledge in the proper use and care of
these fine products (500CP Lantern output
in BTU's approx: 9,500 to 11,000 per hour) The "generations"
are: Petromax, Aida, Hipolito, Geniol, and
BriteLyt-Petromax This is in sequence of progression
of models All these lanterns are not of the
same build, and quality, BriteLyt is build
to a higher safety tested quality.
BriteLyt Consulting Group: E Mail us for info call 727-856-9245 or go to Our Contact page
Let us help you manufacturer Methanol/Ethanol all Alcohol products for your company , Jet engines, Electric Power plant generators, Home ranges, Autos (Cars Trucks ext.), Barbeque Grill's and more. Heat -Light- and Cook.
be fooled by cheap imitations!! The BriteLyt-Petromax
lantern is the fifth (5th) generation of the
"Original", Petromax products. Backed
by FOUR (4) U.S. Patents!!
PATENTED Lantern System (Patent 6,439,223),
is designed as originally intended, for MULTI-FUEL
use, and with your safety in mind Owned and
operated by the founder of the original distributor
of Petromax lanterns, to such companies as
Cabela's and Lehman's Most lanterns sold by
such companies, are for "kerosene use"