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2. What is Fireworks By Western? Definition

Definition: A cogent and precise description of a thing and all its properties; an explanation of significance.

General Definitions:

1.     Western is best defined by its Mission Statement, for we are a full service pyrotechnic company dedicated to directing all employee efforts and talents on the critical elements of Safety, Service, Success, and Style. Our Mission Statement defines company philosophy and motivation.

2.     Western is defined by its performance line of aerial and low-level effects designed and manufactured in-house by Skyworks, LTD. These production superstars make choreography and visual (tableau) interpretation of music possible.

  • Skyworks Mines: Size 2" through 5": (1) all primary colors; (2) brocade, brocade to color: red, green, blue, purple, variegated; (3) Effects: crackling, variegated, glittering silver and gold. (4) color-changing: two, three, and five colors.

  • Skyworks Plumes: Size 2" through 5": (1) all primary colors; (2) brocade, brocade to color: red, green, blue, purple, variegated; (3) color-changing: two, three, and five colors.

  • Skyworks Aerials: Size 2" through 12": (1) Chrysanthemums and Willows: all primary colors, color-changing, chrysanthemums with strobe pistil; (2) Brocade Chrysanthemums: brocade, brocade to red, brocade to green, brocade to purple, brocade to blue, brocade to flash, and brocade to variegated; (3) Coconut Palm Trees: All primary colors, color-changing: silver to red, silver to blue, blue to green, green to blue, etc.; red crackling, green crackling, blue crackling, yellow crackling; glittering silver and glittering gold; (4) Meteors: all primary colors, color changing: red to white to blue, five-color change, etc.; glittering gold to silver; (5) Special Effects: thousand thunders, tourbillions, whistles, serpents, all crackle, strobes; (6) Comets: (2" - 3") red, white, blue, green, gold, silver, purple.

  • Skyworks Daylight Aerials: Size 3" through 8": (1) Daylight Meteors Chrysanthemums, and Willows: special manufacture of all primary colors; (2) Effects: special manufacture of novelty shells (whistles, thunders, tourbillions, etc.), and comets; (3) Plumes, Mines, Smokes: special manufacture of all primary colors. SKYWORKS, LTD

3.     Western is defined by its imported performance line of aerial and low-level effects specifically designed and manufactured according to Western's specifications for safety, beauty, and reliability. Photo Gallery.

  • Japan Fireworks Artist's Association (JFAA): Pattern Shells, Daylight Shells, Color-Changing Chrysanthemum and Peony, Special Effect and Novelty Shells, Star Mines, Water Shells ... simply the finest designer deluxe product available in the world.

  • We compliment our designer line with imported specialty effects and shells such as: Exhibition Candles, Low-Level Scenic Tableaus, Crossettes, Pattern Shells, Twilight Glitter Effects, Palm Trees, and Multiple Break Shells.

4.     Western is defined by its performance line of Close Proximity Special Effects designed and manufactured in-house by Skyworks, LTD. These production superstars make choreography and visual (tableau) interpretation of music possible.

  • Skyworks Close Proximity Indoor, Outdoor, and Theatrical: (1) Size: 1", 22 MM, 30 MM, 40 MM, 1.5", 2", 2-A, 3-A, and 4-A. (2) Effects: comets, gerbs (1 second through 30 second), indoor and outdoor Niagara Falls, flame projectors, mines, aerials, candles, bombette effects, special effect aerial and low-level. (3) Props: Vertical, Fan, Fan Left, Fan Right, Horizontal and Vertical Angled, 1-Shot, 3-Shot, 5-Shot. (4) Colors: All primary colors, plus ruby, lime, purple, orange, glittering silver and gold, color-changing, two color-change, crackling silver, and strobe comet (primary colors).

  • We have a full line of close proximity timed plates featuring: Bombette, Crossette, Mines, Comets, and Combination Effects. These plates are presented in all primary colors, plus gold flitter, white flitter, silver flitter, and gold spider. These items are fired individually or used as scenic tableaus producing color washes of beauty. Individual plates have a duration of 10, 15, 20, and 30 seconds.

5.     Western is also defined by its employees: they are significant, worthy and viable examples of Integrity, Excellence, and Distinction.

  • James V. Burnett: President, CEO

  • Sarah Burnett-Pecha: Vice President

  • Gary P. Caimano: Marketing Director and Choreographer

  • Steve Linn: Music Director, Technical Director

  • Patti Watkins: Office Manager

  • Mark Freeland: Operations Manager

  • Jose Ponce and Leonel Lara: Skyworks Technicians

  • Gilberto Lara: Head of Shipping and Show Programming

  • Bob Shoemaker: Area Manager, Texas

  • Vernon Muzny: Area Manager, Oklahoma

  • Mike Carlisle: Area Manager, Colorado

  • Mike Greene: Area Manager, Kansas

  • Mike Sena: Area Manager, New Mexico

    And ... Our host of hundreds of dedicated and professional pyrotechnic operators who carry the mission of Western Enterprises to countless spectators annually.


  • 6.   And finally, Western Enterprises is defined by it family of clients, those who have asked us to perform, serve, and represent their production intentions, their unique and aspiring goals. We feel that our Testimonials permit prospective clients an opportunity to see how Western is perceived, how we delivered, and how we define our work as a team. Our testimonials were not solicited, and yet, these letters are by definition, an explanation of significance, an explanation that defines Western Enterprises and those we promised to serve. The spirit and the voice of these letters is truly the description of Fireworks by Western, and all its properties.

    The Definition of Western Enterprises

    Skyworks Meteor - Coconut

    5 Change Comet - Pepsi Center - Denver

    Skyworks Color Changing Mum

    Close Proximity Mines: Roof - Phoenix Center

    Close Proximity: City Hall - Ponca City, OK

    Skyworks - Plume Assent

    Aerial Bees

     Denver Millennium - D&F Tower

     Skyworks Famed Rainbow Shell

    Grand Opening: The Pepsi Center - Denver

     D&F Tower - Denver Millennium

    Definition: A cogent and precise description of a thing and all its properties; an explanation of significance.