About Dr. Bulb

This lighting blog covers a wide range of lighting topics including current events, the lighting industry, and product related blogs. I, Dr. Edison Bulb have 30+ years of lighting experience. My specialties include LED, commercial lighting and sports lighting. I am continuing my learning by keeping up with current lighting events and keeping track of them in this lighting blog.

Lighting Manufacturers

  • MaxLite

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    Inheriting global manufacturing and marketing expertise that dates back to 1955, MaxLite was one of the first movers into LED technology in the industry. Committed to energy efficiency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, MaxLite established the MaxLED® brand, an extensive line of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures featuring innovative LED luminaires and lamps using the latest state-of-the-art LED technology.

  • Toshiba

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    Toshiba Corporation, a world leader in technology, is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning information and communications equipment/systems, internet-based solutions and services, electronic components and materials, power systems, industrial and social infrastructure systems, and household appliances.

  • Cree

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    Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LEDlighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications.

  • Access Fixtures


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    Access Fixtures builds premium grade light fixtures offered at factory direct pricing. Most light fixtures come in a choice lamp type and wattage, as well as in standard and custom colors.

  • OSRAM Opto Semiconductors

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    Osram Opto Semiconductors is one of the guiding lights both in technological development and in the manufacture of high-quality products. For nearly four decades, the high-tech company has been investing in research and developing new products on the technological cutting edge – enabling Osram Opto Semiconductors to set international standards in the fields of illumination, visualization and sensor technology.

  • Philips Lumileds Lighting Company

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    Philips Lumileds Lighting Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-power LEDs and a pioneer in the use of solid-state lighting solutions for everyday purposes including automotive lighting, computer displays, LCD televisions, signage and signaling and general lighting. The company’s patented LUXEON® Power Light Sources are the first to combine the brightness of conventional lighting with the small footprint, long life and other advantages of LEDs. The company also supplies core LED material and LED packaging, manufacturing billions of LEDs annually, and ranks as the producer of the world’s brightest red, amber, blue, green and white LEDs.

  • General Electric

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    GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing.

  • Sylvania

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    We’re proud of our long­standing reputation of providing solutions in homes, businesses and institutions, automobiles and a broad range of specialty applications. Over the years, we’ve changed to reflect the markets we serve and the customers we reach. But one thing has remained constant – a belief that our ideas can make a difference in every person’s life and that our products reflect a commitment to making our world more comfortable, more productive and more imaginative.

  • LG

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    LG Electronics continues to pursue its 21st century vision of becoming a worldwide leader in digital—ensuring customer satisfaction through innovative products and superior service while aiming to rank among the world’s top three electronics, information, and telecommunications firms by 2010.

    On our way, we hold tight to a philosophy of “Great Company, Great People,” underscoring our belief that only great people can create a great company.

    LG strives for greatness in what we’ve identified as our three core capabilities: Product Leadership, Market Leadership, and People Leadership—each strength a key part of realizing our growth strategies for “fast innovation” and “fast growth”.

  • IPP Electric

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    IPP is a company that is devoted to servicing the lighting industry.  A company determined to provide the highest service to its customers­: anywhere, anytime.  A dedicated team of engineers and salespersons ready to answer any question you might have.  IPP has a complete line of high-intensity discharge (H.I.D) ballasts and lamps.  Applications for IPP products are wide-ranging from underground parking lots to high-rise buildings and from freeways to your own driveway.

  • IP Lighting

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    At IP Lighting, we design and manufacture a wide variety of well-made lighting fixtures that are easy to install and maintain. To help you conserve energy costs, our design team created products using the latest illumination technologies to be energy efficient.

  • Acuity Brands

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    Acuity Brands is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated lighting, controls and daylighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications.

  • Brownlee Lighting

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    We are committed to leading our industry in the design, engineering and manufacturing of environmentally friendly, energy-efficient lighting products that enhance the user’s quality of life and are produced in the most cost-effective manner.

  • Bridgelux

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    Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies and solutions. Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a pioneer in solid state lighting, expanding the market for LED technologies by driving down the cost of LED lighting systems.

  • Bulbrite

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    Bulbrite is a leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative, energy-efficient light source solutions. Celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, BULBRITE is a family owned business renowned for its commitment to innovation, education and outstanding service.

  • Con-Tech Lighting

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    Since 1980, Con-Tech Lighting has been committed to providing innovative, high-quality products. We continually search for ways to make our products easier to work with, perform better and last longer. With cutting-edge fixture designs and superior product engineering, we are constantly introducing new products that feature the latest in lamp, ballast and transformer technology.

  • Cooper Lighting & Controls

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    The mission of Cooper Lighting is to be the leading provider of innovative, high-quality lighting fixtures and related products to worldwide commercial, industrial, residential and utility markets. Cooper Lighting has a total commitment to a Customer First attitude and to being consistently superior to competitors in fulfilling customer needs. Cooper Lighting is also committed to growing profitably and to the opportunity for all employees to contribute, grow, have fun and take pride in their work.

  • Eclipse Lighting

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    Eclipse Lighting Inc.™ designs and manufactures award-winning indoor/outdoor architectural sconces, decorative and vandal-resistant fixtures using the latest technology in Fluorescent, HID, Induction, and LED lamps. We carry a variety of sizes and styles adaptable to the customer’s specific needs. Many of our fixtures exceed guidelines in light distribution (dark sky) and safety standards (ADA).

  • EYE Lighting International

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    Located east of Cleveland, Ohio, EYE Lighting International is the U.S. division of Iwasaki Electric of Japan. Locally, “EYE Lighting” designs and manufactures high performance lamps, luminaries and lighting-related products, and has earned a reputation for developing superior lighting technology and custom solutions for its customer base. The company serves the major commercial/retail, industrial, utility and specialty application lighting markets in North and South America.

  • Halco Lighting Technologies

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    Halco Lighting Technologies is a leading manufacturer of industrial/commercial, residential and specialty lamps and ballasts. Established in 1974, Halco’s strategically located distribution centers provide same day shipping when orders are placed by 2:00PM local warehouse time. Halco’s NVLAP– accredited testing facility ensures continuous quality control and outstanding product performance.

  • Havells USA INC.

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    Havells is a billion-dollar-plus organization that has become one of the largest & fastest growing electrical and power equipment manufacturers. Havells, which is recognized for its innovative designs and superior quality, manufactures products ranging from switch gears, household appliances, motors, lamps, luminaires, and much more.

  • Hubbell Lighting

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    Hubbell Lighting, a pioneer and innovator in lighting technology for over a century. Hubbell Lighting supplies a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor lighting products to industrial, commercial and institutional applications and is the largest manufacturer of residential lighting fixtures in North America.

  • Juno Lighting

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    Juno Lighting Group is a leading manufacturer of high quality and innovative commercial and residential lighting solutions.

  • Luxim

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    Luxim, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, is a leader in clean lighting solutions powered by Light Emitting Plasma (LEP). LEP technology helps manufacturers, governments, retailers, and distributors significantly reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs. With over 10 years experience and over 40 patents, Luxim delivers more light for less energy in high lumen applications.

  • LEDnovation

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    Offering a full spectrum of LED replacement products, LEDnovation is leading innovation in the field of solid state lighting. By combining strengths in driver design, thermal analysis and optic design, LEDnovation developed many of the highest efficacy LED lamps available. The company is headquartered in Tampa, Florida and designs and manufactures its products in North America.

  • MHT Lighting

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    MHT Lighting is the leading manufacturer of energy efficient Induction lighting. Our high quality products use components from leading companies that have a history of experience, reliability, quality and integrity.

  • Nichia

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    Having “Ever Researching for a Brighter World” as our motto, Nichia has grown in the field of manufacturing and sales of fine chemicals, particularly inorganic luminescent materials (phosphors). Nichia places a high value on environmental responsibility. Under this unified corporate philosophy, all Nichia group members are striving towards ” Monotukuri” (Creation and development of fine and elaborate products) for superior performance, extended life and ever increasing reliability.

  • Nora Lighting

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    Nora Lighting is among the industry’s leading designers and suppliers of energy-efficient lighting systems for commercial, architectural, retail, hospitality, healthcare, educational and residential applications. Nora products have become benchmarks for innovation, quality and new energy-efficiency standards and include an exceptional line of recessed, track, Nora Rail, Nora Mini Rail and multiple lighting systems, sconces, pendants, under cabinet, linear and accent lighting, emergency and exit lighting.

  • Satco Products

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    Founded in 1966, Satco is well known as a premier supplier of a variety of lighting products. The SATCO brand of light bulbs, electrical accessories, lighting hardware and glassware are primarily sold through its 8,000 retail lighting showrooms and electrical distributors.

  • Shat-R-Shield

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    Shat-R-Shield is the original manufacturer of the most reliable safety coated lamps & lighting products including shatterproof fluorescents, incandescents, HIDs, CFLs, UV/germicidals, glass globes, waterproof LEDs and more. Protect-R-Shield Precision Conformal Coating Service is a business unit of Shat-R-Shield, providing maximum protection against moisture & corrosion for LEDand PCB boards.

  • TCP

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    TCP is the home of lighting innovation. Driving new ideas for commercial, industrial and residential applications is a way of life here. As the world leader in energy-efficient lighting, no one makes more compact fluorescent lamps than we do.

  • Ushio

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    USHIO America, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Specialty and General Illumination lighting solutions based in Cypress, California. Established in 1967 as a subsidiary of USHIO Inc, in Tokyo, Japan, USHIO now carries over 3,500 General Lighting and Specialty products.

  • WattStopper

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    Founded in 1984 by brothers Jerry and Steve Mix in Santa Clara, California, WattStopper reflects their convictions about the importance of providing energy-efficient, convenient, and accessible controls for the built environment.

  • Xicato

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    Xicato is passionate about light. Light has an emotional effect on people and a direct impact on business profitability. Xicato is a recognized leader in creating LED modules that provide superior aesthetics, economics and durability. Xicato aspires to be the trusted partner of the global lighting design community and luminaire manufacturers.

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