We Make Light Better for Better Living

Over 100 Years of Knowledge and Expertise

OSRAM SYLVANIA, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2001. Together with our parent company -- OSRAM AG of Munich, Germany and its affiliates we are the second largest light and materials company in the world, serving customers in more than 140 countries. OSRAM SYLVANIA is proud of our long­standing reputation of providing solutions for businesses and institutions, automobiles and a broad range of specialty applications. In fact, we've been doing just that since 1901. Over the years, we've changed to reflect the markets we serve and the customers we reach. Through this time of change and discovery, 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.


As we strive for continued growth and profitability, we are guided by a core set of values. These values include:

  • OSRAM SYLVANIA is its people 

  • We are customer focused 

  • We respect and care for the environment 

  • We are open to, and drive, positive change 

  • We set clear and ambitious goals to stay ahead of the pack 

  • We are profitable and strong

Read about OSRAM SYLVANIA's history and how we began.

Our Organization

OSRAM SYLVANIA is the North American business of OSRAM AG of Germany, one of the world's largest manufacturers. The company manufactures and markets a wide range of lighting products for business and industry, consumers, for the automotive industry, and for the computer, aerospace and other major industries worldwide.

OSRAM SYLVANIA has 22 manufacturing plants, one equipment assembly operation and twelve research and development laboratories, along with a network of sales offices and distribution centers serving all of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Most of the company's products are marketed in North and South America under the SYLVANIA or OSRAM brand name. OSRAM, headquartered in Munich, Germany, has over 35,000 employees and 53 production plants in 18 countries around the world. Over the last 10 years, this leading products company has gradually expanded its international presence while tripling sales and doubling its world market share.

Our Customers

OSRAM SYLVANIA is committed to developing creative and innovative products that exceed customer expectations. Our products are designed to deliver the assurance of quality to our customers that comes from focused, innovative engineering and manufacturing.

Our unique solutions appeal to a variety of customers, including the following types of companies and industries:

  • Commercial

  • Retail

  • Display/Optic

  • Industrial

  • Original Equipment Manufacturers

  • Automotive

  • Machine Tool

  • Mining

  • Aerospace

Tomorrow Begins in the Lab Today

Inside OSRAM SYLVANIA's worldwide research center in Beverly, MA, the ideas of some of the world's most distinguished scientists come together to bring about the discovery of breakthrough technologies in physics, electrical engineering, optics, plasma physics, thermodynamics, chemistry, chemical engineering, metallurgy, ceramics and materials science.

From neurosurgical lamps to systems that illuminate the tallest buildings in the world to the light in your home, the researchers at OSRAM SYLVANIA are working to shape today's materials into the solutions of tomorrow.