Company Profile




Marcel-Beuer-Strasse 6, 80807 Munich, Germany

Business Overview

-A manufacturer of light bulbs, LEDs, OLEDs and electronic control gears.

-Since July, 2016, the Company's business model has been implemented at operational level using four business units. :
Specialty Lighting (SP) and Opto Semiconductors (OS), Digital Systems (DS), Lighting Solutions (LS).
Former Lamps business is classified as a discontinued operation as the company signed the agreement for the sale of LEDVANCE, which primarily consisted of the Lamps business.

  • SP: In terms of revenue, SP’s largest business is automotive lighting using traditional technologies, as well as LED products and products using innovative OLED and laser technologies..
  • OS: The main sources of demand for OS products are the automotive industry, communications and industrial applications.
  • DS and LS, please refer to Sales Data.

-Osram Sylvania supervises the North American business of the Company.

-Osram Opto Semiconductors is a manufacturer of LEDs and semiconductors for illumination, sensing and visualization.

-The percentage of the Company's total revenue from LED-based products and solutions in the FY ended September 30, 2016 was 61%, compared to 54% in the previous year.



-On July 8, 2013, the Company was spun off from Siemens (Siemens remains a minority shareholder) and listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the Munich Stock Exchange.


Bulbs for gas discharge lamps
Bulbs for halogen headlight lamps
Laser modules for the headlights
Signal lamps
Exterior LEDs
Interior LEDs


1919 Was established through the merger of the incandescent lamp manufacturing activities of three organizations: AEG, Siemens & Halske AG, and Deutsche Gasgluhlicht AG (Auer Gesellschaft)
1993 Acquired Sylvania North America
2013 Spun off from Siemens AG and emerged as independent entity. Listed on both Frankfurt and Munich Stock Exchanges.
Jan. 2014 Sold ownership stake of Valeo Sylvania, to joint venture partner Valeo, for USD 104 million.
Jul. 2016 Announced agreement to sell Lamps business to Chinese consortium

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