Headquarters: Atlanta, GA, United States
Revenue: USD 3.29 billion (FY 2016)
Acuity Brands is one of the leading LED lighting manufacturers in the world, specializing in lighting, controls and daylighting systems in the world. It offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor lighting solutions suitable for every application and environment. The company’s diverse portfolio of lighting products caters to several industries including education, commercial offices, healthcare, hospitality, government, industrial, retail, residential, transportation, roadway, bridges, tunnels, sewer and dams. The company is focusing on developing new technologically advanced products such as solid-state LED lighting integrated with digital controls, organic LED lighting (OLED) and variety of LED-based lamps. The digital lighting systems manufactured by this company comes equipped with eldoLED driver technology which provides superior system performance, innovative features and a wide range of power levels.
Major Products brand: Aculux, Juno, Holophane, Indy, Hydrel and Peerless
Headquarters: North Carolina, United States
Revenue: USD 1.47 billion (FY 2017)
Cree is one of the largest LED lighting companies producing lighting class LEDs and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. Cree LED chips combine InGaN materials with its proprietary SiC substrates to deliver superior performance and high endurance for semiconductor devices and high intensity LEDs, which operate at high temperatures and voltages. Cree Inc LEDs are used in various applications such as indoor and outdoor general illumination, intelligent lighting, EV/HEVs and electronic signs. Cree smart lighting uses SmartCast Intelligence Platform, a lighting control system that combines intelligent luminaries with Internet of Things (IoT) and innovative apps and provides businesses with sensor rich lighting networks and data driven insights.
Key Products: C-Lite series, KR Series and ESA Series
Headquarters: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Eaton lighting division delivers a broad range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting and control solutions. These lighting systems finds use in several applications including commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, utility and residential applications. The company is leveraging the latest technologies to help businesses and communities improve efficiency, reduce costs as well as protect the environment. The company offers a diverse line of connected systems such as ConnectWorks Connected Lighting System, DALI Lighting Control, Halo Home, ILumin Plus, LumaWatt Pro Wireless Connected Lighting System and WaveLinx Wireless Connected Lighting System.
Key Products: All-Pro Outdoor, Ametrix, Corelite, Halo Commercial, Invue and Neo-Ray
Headquarters: East Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Revenue: USD 1.99 billion (FY 2017)
As one of the world’s largest LED lighting manufacturers, GE Lighting is the lighting division of General Electric and specializes in creating optimal lighting solutions for homes. GE LED light bulbs are known for their high energy savings and durability. C by GE is a line of smart lighting products, having the functions, features and voice control of Amazon Alexa. These range of smart lamps have features such as visual timers and sleep/wake cycle support and can be controlled by voice. In 2015, GE launched TriGain technology which gives unmatchable colors to LED displays. In the same year, the company announced Current, which is an internal startup aimed at combining lighting, digital, solar and energy management technologies.
Key Products: GE LED, GE reveal HD+, GE relax HD, GE refresh HD, C-Sleep by GE and C Sol by GE
Headquarters: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Revenue: USD 8.1 billion (FY 2017)
Philips has long been one of the world’s most recognized LED lighting manufacturers. Philips Lighting has been officially known as Signify since May 2018. However, they can use the brand name “Philips” for their products until 2030. When Philips was founded in 1891, its plan was to provide cost-effective and reliable electric incandescent light bulbs for everyone. For over 120 years, Philips Lighting have been innovating to make people’s lives more comfortable and productive by offering high quality lighting solutions for public places, professional spaces and homes. By using a combination of patented technologies, Philips lighting systems can connect seamlessly with other digital devices, thereby benefitting the customer and the environment. Philips Hue is a wireless lighting system by which one can control the lights and create the right ambience for any moment. This line of connected lighting system works with a range of different smart devices and can connect with Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple Homekit.
Key Products: Philips Hue, Philips LED Bulbs, Philips LED Tubes and Philips LED Spots
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Headquarters: Munich, Germany
Revenue: USD 4.9 billion (FY 2017)
Osram Opto Semiconductors is a subsidiary of Osram and specializes in the design and manufacturing of opto-semiconductor products including light emitting diodes (LEDs). The company use their extensive technological know-how to produce high quality products in the field of LED lighting, visualization and sensor technology. Osram LED general lighting is used in variety of applications including indoor, outdoor, horticulture and human centric lighting. Osram’s human centric lighting products helps in creating lighting that replicates natural daylight, thereby enhancing a person’s performance, comfort, health and wellbeing. The company also offers digital lighting systems that helps customers deliver smart building and IoT projects.
Key Products: Osconiq, Duris, Soleriq, Firefly, Synios and Topled
Headquarters: Anan, Japan
Revenue: USD 2.42 billion (FY 2016)
Nichia is one of the world’s top LED lighting manufacturers in terms of revenue generated from the sales of LED packages. It designs and manufactures LEDs for displays, LCD backlighting, automotive and general lighting purposes. The world’s first white LED was developed by this company by combining yellow phosphor and blue LED. The company also produces UV-LED which is used in applications that require rigorous quality checks such as high precision curing, ink curing, bill checking, counterfeit detection and lithography. Nichia LED packages are characterized by high efficiency, flexible cluster configurations, and high luminous flux density. Nichia standard LED which has uniform spatial distribution, excellent temperature stability and lighting reproducibility, is developed in collaboration with Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).
Key Products: 585 Series, 757G-V3 Series, High Power series, COB Series, 3 in 1 Series and Optisolis.
Headquarters: Ansan, South Korea
Revenue: USD 1.04 billion (FY 2017)
Seoul Semiconductor has more than 12000 patents related to LED lightings in its name, including EPI, packaging, optics and modules. The company has invested in research and development for the last two decades to develop package free LED technology, “WICOP” and AC driven LED technology, “Acrich”. The company’s SunLike LED technology replicates sunlight by replacing blue LED light source with a purple light LED chip. The company strives to provide its customers with safe and environment friendly products by strictly inspecting and managing all parts and raw materials used in their products.
Key Products: WICOP Series, 4040 Series, Acrich Modules, SunLike, Filament COB and DC Modules
Headquarters: Dornbirn, Austria
Revenue: USD 1.51 billion (FY 2017)
Zumtobel Group manufactures professional indoor and outdoor lighting products, lighting management systems and lighting components for various applications including offices and communication, education and science, presentation and retail, hotel and wellness, art and culture, industry and engineering, and outdoor and architecture. Zumtobel’s AMPHIBIA line of lighting products is suitable for industrial applications where dust, moisture, chemicals and mechanical stress pose a constant threat to the lighting quality. The OPTOS range of LEDs combine recessed light source and carefully engineered lens optics to provide discreet and high-quality aesthetic architectural illumination.
Key Products: Arcos, Diamo, Intro, Panos, Amphibia and Optos
Headquarters: New Taipei City, Taiwan
Known as one of the world’s largest LED lighting manufacturers, Everlight offers a wide range of product portfolio including high power LEDs, SMD LEDs, lamps, lighting components, LED lighting modules, digital displays, opto-couplers and infrared components for various applications. The street lighting products produced by this company have high brightness and over 80 CRI, thereby creating a comfortable environment. Everlight LED bulbs, tubes and candles act as omni-directional lighting source and are mostly used in indoor applications. The company’s horticulture LEDs can replicate sunlight and can be fine-tuned according to the specific needs of the customer.
Key Products: COB Series, Horticulture LED, UVA Series, Flash LED and LED Lamps