Press releases

 

GERMAN DESIGN AWARD 2019

And the winner of the German Design Award is ... LEDVANCE for its luminaire design language “Scale”

30.10.2018

Exploring new paths in the lighting industry with courage, dynamics and flexibility – that’s what defines LEDVANCE as a young lighting company with over one hundred years of history. How this self-perception can be translated into a modern design language and applied to innovative lighting products shows the “SCALE” design language which was presented at this year's Light + Building for the first time. It was now announced as one of the winners of the German Design Award 2019 in the Light category.



 

Panan Speaker

The right light for every room

11.09.2018

The additions to the indoor and outdoor LED luminaire portfolio announced at Light + Building 2018 are available from August in retail outlets.



 

LEDVANCE headquarter

Dr. Jacob C. Tarn has stepped down as CEO of LEDVANCE

10.09.2018

Effective September 6, 2018, Dr. Jacob C. Tarn has resigned as CEO of LEDVANCE for personal reasons.



 

Trend update: new vintage models from LEDVANCE

Trend update: new vintage models from LEDVANCE

06.09.2018

Aesthetic shapes, modern technology and high-quality materials are all combined in the Vintage Edition 1906 from LEDVANCE. With 16 new lamp types and four new luminaire shades added to the portfolio in July, fans of retro chic now have an even greater choice.



 

LED luminaires from LEDVANCE for industrial applications

Available soon at wholesalers: greatly extended portfolio of LED luminaires from LEDVANCE for industrial applications

26.07.2018

The new LED luminaires from LEDVANCE for industrial use announced at Light + Building will be available at electrical wholesalers for the new lighting season. With its high-end products for special user requirements, LEDVANCE offers a wide spectrum of lighting solutions for factories, workshops and warehouses.



 

At wholesalers in time for the new lighting season: the new shop lighting portfolio from LEDVANCE

At wholesalers in time for the new lighting season: the new shop lighting portfolio from LEDVANCE

19.07.2018

The new LEDVANCE product families for shop lighting, which were announced at Light+Building, will become available at wholesalers in time for the new lighting season. The extensive portfolio of state-of-the-art LED luminaires and lamps covers virtually all the lighting requirements of small boutiques right up to large supermarkets – from accent lighting and highlighting for specific products to uniform illumination of aisles and shelving.



 

An industry-first: clever filament lamps with dimmer functionality added to LEDVANCE Smart+ portfolio

An industry-first: clever filament lamps with dimmer functionality added to LEDVANCE Smart+ portfolio

03.07.2018

Following its announcement at Light + Building and in time for the summer season, LEDVANCE, the leading LED lighting company, is launching new Smart+ products for the Apple HomeKit and for Smart Home systems that use ZigBee Lightlink.




Tim Yun Chen named new CFO of LEDVANCE as of July 1, 2018

27.06.2018

Tim Yun Chen (42) has been named new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of LEDVANCE GmbH (LEDVANCE) with effect from July 1, 2018. The LEDVANCE Supervisory Board reached this decision at yesterday’s meeting. Operating out of the global headquarters in Garching, Chen will succeed Oliver Neubrand, who will leave the company at his own request on July 31.



 

UN GLOBAL COMPACT

LEDVANCE joins United Nations Global Compact

13.06.2018

Garching, Germany – LEDVANCE GmbH (LEDVANCE), one of the world's leading general lighting providers for professional users and end consumers, is an-nouncing it has signed on to the United Nations Global Compact as a business participant, joining approximately 9,800 companies in 164 countries that have committed to demonstrating leadership in four areas of corporate responsibility – human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption.



 


Carlsberg benefits from lighting upgrade

07.05.2018

LEDVANCE, one of the global leaders in general lighting for professional users and end consumers, has played an instrumental part in helping Carlsberg’s logistics center reduce energy consumption by light by 50 percent – resulting in savings of 650,000 kWh and 400 tons of CO2 emissions per year.



 

LEDVANCE building

MLS becomes sole owner of LEDVANCE

03.04.2018

Garching, Germany – LEDVANCE GmbH (LEDVANCE), one of the world's leading general lighting providers for professional users and end consumers, is now 100 percent owned by the leading Chinese LED lighting company MLS. MLS has taken over the full ownership of LEDVANCE by means of a share deal with the strategic investor IDG Capital and the financial investor Yiwu. As part of the deal, IDG Capital and Yiwu will become shareholders of MLS via a joint investment.



 

Street lighting

Masters of efficiency from LEDVANCE for street lighting

20.03.2018

LEDVANCE, the LED lighting company, is showcasing the third generation of its state-of-the-art HQL LED lamps at Light + Building – even more compact, weighing even less, more versatile and with new lumen packages and light colors. They are therefore the efficient and modern successors to the traditional mercury vapor lamps (HQL) and sodium vapor lamps (NAV), which have partly been banned from the market by legislators and which are still in widespread use in countless street lights throughout Europe. For street lights that will continue in service for many years to come, the new HQL LED lamps are the instant solution offering optimum light for towns and cities on a tight budget.



 

Just in case: LED emergency lighting from LEDVANCE

Just in case: LED emergency lighting from LEDVANCE

20.03.2018

In cases of emergency, lighting can provide orientation and help save lives. Standards and regulations for safety lighting can therefore be found nationally and internationally especially enshrined in occupational health and safety, accident prevention and building law. At Light + Building, as part of its highly successful LED luminaire portfolio, LED lighting provider LEDVANCE will present extremely versatile emergency luminaires for almost all areas of safety lighting.



 

Edition 1906 lamps

Edition 1906. LEDVANCE’s modern classic

20.03.2018

With the OSRAM Edition 1906, LEDVANCE has demonstrated a feel for trends, combining the look from the early days of electrical light with modern technology and high-quality materials. At Light + Building 2018 the LED lighting company is now greatly extending its portfolio of vintage lighting. Offering 16 new types, the number of available LED lamps alone has been increased fivefold.



 

Sleek design and functional diversity

Sleek design and functional diversity

20.03.2018

Thanks to their elegant design and their functional diversity, LED luminaires from LEDVANCE are more and more conquering also the residential space. At Light + Building 2018, the LED lighting company based in Garching, Germany is presenting an enormous range of new models, which will be available from retailers in the summer. The long-life OSRAM-branded luminaires offer proven quality and functional diversity, both indoors and outdoors.



 

The right light for office work: LEDVANCE hugely expands office lighting portfolio

The right light for office work: LEDVANCE hugely expands office lighting portfolio

19.03.2018

At Light + Building, the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building technology from March 18 to 23 in Frankfurt, LEDVANCE is presenting, among other things, a greatly expanded portfolio of state-of-the-art LED luminaires and innovative product concepts for office applications at its booth B10 in Hall 2.0. Be it for desktop workstations, conference zones, corridors or reception areas – LEDVANCE is a one-stop shop for the right lighting.



 

LEDVANCE präsentiert stark erweitertes Portfolio für Industrieanwendungen

Light + Building 2018: LEDVANCE presents greatly extended portfolio for industrial applications

19.03.2018

At Light + Building, the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building technology from March 18 to 23 in Frankfurt am Main, LEDVANCE is presenting specific LED lighting solutions for industrial use. At booth B10 in Hall 2.0, the lighting company will show a large number of additions to its existing basic range. With its new high-end products for special user requirements, many of which can be controlled, LEDVANCE offers an enormous spectrum of attractive lighting solutions for factories, workshops and warehouses – as a one-stop shop for its wholesale partners.



 

In the right light – LEDVANCE presents its extensive shop lighting portfolio

In the right light – LEDVANCE presents its extensive shop lighting portfolio

19.03.2018

LEDVANCE will be showcasing its new product families for shop lighting at Light + Building, the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building systems, in Frankfurt from March 18 to 23. At booth B10 in Hall 2.0 the company is presenting a broad range of state-of-the-art LED luminaires and lamps covering a wide variety of requirements for lighting in retail outlets – from accent lighting in small boutiques to uniform shelf lighting in large supermarkets.



 

Erol Kirilmaz

LEDVANCE announces new Managing Director Erol Kirilmaz

16.03.2018

Erol Kirilmaz (46) has been appointed new Managing Director of LEDVANCE by the Board, effective immediately. Erol Kirilmaz is responsible for sales and marketing, a department that was not previously represented at management level. With this step, the supervisory board strengthens the customer perspective for the continuous transformation of LEDVANCE on its way to becoming one of the world's leading companies in LED general lighting.



 

Many smart home systems, one light source: Smart+ from LEDVANCE

Many smart home systems, one light source: Smart+ from LEDVANCE

15.03.2018

At Light + Building, the leading LED lighting company will showcase the latest members of its intelligent Smart+ product family. LEDVANCE will introduce both a greatly extended, dedicated ZigBee portfolio – using the Zigbee 3.0 wireless standard – and also innovations specifically for Apple HomeKit. Assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri allow easy control of the products via voice commands – and in the case of Apple and Amazon without the need for additional gateways.



 

LEDVANCE 2016 - 2018: from a lamp manufacturer to an all-round LED lighting company

LEDVANCE 2016 - 2018: from a lamp manufacturer to an all-round LED lighting company

08.03.2018

The global number two in general lighting is presenting its new face at Light + Building in Frankfurt from March 18 to 23, 2018.



 

Light + Building 2018: LEDVANCE presents an extensive portfolio of new LED luminaires, smart home products and LED lamps

Light + Building 2018: LEDVANCE presents an extensive portfolio of new LED luminaires, smart home products and LED lamps

13.02.2018

From March 18 to 23, more than 2,600 companies will be showcasing their latest products and services in Frankfurt at Light + Building, the world's largest trade fair for lighting and building systems. At its booth B10 in Hall 2.0, LEDVANCE, one of the world’s leading lighting providers, will focus on the latest generation of integrated LED luminaires for a broad spectrum of applications for both commercial and residential customers. It will also be featuring its greatly expanded portfolio of smart lighting solutions and modern LED lamps



 

Ledvance successfully delivers 25 million energy-efficient LED lamps to Indian government

Ledvance successfully delivers 25 million energy-efficient LED lamps to Indian government

08.02.2018

Ledvance has successfully delivered 25 million energy-efficient LED lamps to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), the Indian government agency in charge of executing India’s UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) initiative. The deal, which Ledvance won in a public tender in March 2017, is one of the largest government contracts of all-time for the company. The on time conclusion of the project in December 2017 is the result of a close collaboration with MLS Co. Ltd, which is part of the investment consortium that acquired Ledvance from Osram GmbH back in March 2017.



Jacob Tarn Appointed CEO of LEDVANCE

Jacob Tarn Appointed CEO of LEDVANCE

25.01.2018

The Supervisory Board of LEDVANCE GmbH (LEDVANCE) has appointed Jacob C. Tarn, Ph.D., a well-known LED Lighting industry veteran, as the new Chairman of the Management Board and new CEO of LEDVANCE. Assuming his position on February 1, 2018, Dr. Tarn will focus on accelerating the company’s transformation from a traditional lamps manufacturer to an industry-leading, innovation-driven full LED lighting company. Dr. Tarn will manage the company out of its global headquarters in Garching, Germany.



 

Decorative outdoor luminaires for lighting professionals

Decorative outdoor luminaires for lighting professionals

12.12.2017

Ledvance will be adding an attractive and varied portfolio of outdoor luminaires to its range of modern LED luminaires for professional users. These Ledvance branded products will be available via wholesale as of January 2018. The decorative luminaires are well-suited for hotel projects, chic office parks and especially the residential sector – in fact anywhere, where coherent design makes a difference.



 

Productive lighting

Productive lighting

05.12.2017

The new LED luminaire members of the Damp Proof and High Bay families are ideally suited for production halls and warehouses.




LEDVANCE continues its transformation

13.11.2017

LEDVANCE GmbH (LEDVANCE), one of the world's leading general lighting providers for professional users and end consumers, is continuing its transformation and thereby intends to reduce its headcount. The location specific details of the headcount reduction will be developed in the coming months and will be closely coordinated with the employee representatives.



 

Downlight Slim

When the going gets tight – extra flat LED luminaires from Ledvance for recessed or surface mounting

07.11.2017

Ledvance is extending its portfolio for electrical wholesalers with the third wave of ready-to-use LED luminaires for professional users, including extremely flat versions for walls and ceilings.



 

Practical, stylish and energy-efficient: the mirrored LED lamps from Ledvance

Practical, stylish and energy-efficient: the mirrored LED lamps from Ledvance

17.10.2017

The bathroom mirror is a classic place to use the new mirrored LED lamps from Ledvance thanks to the indirect light they produce. With their chic silver domes and eye-catching filaments, the Osram-branded lamps are also the right choice for use outside the bathroom. And they help save energy in the process.



 

Fall moods with colorful LED lamps

Fall moods with colorful LED lamps

10.10.2017

Late summer entices with warm light and stimulates the wish to enjoy the receding days a little longer. On time for the new lighting season begins in fall, Ledvance brings to market the LED STAR Décor Classic A in five available colors.



 

Style meets technology: The new Ledvance LED luminaires

Style meets technology: The new Ledvance LED luminaires

28.09.2017

The new luminaires from Ledvance bring together modern LED technology and functions with attractive designs for different living areas.



 

Luminous everyday helpers for house and courtyard

Luminous everyday helpers for house and courtyard

26.09.2017

New LED mobile and functional luminaires from Ledvance now bring simplicity back to everyday life with their appealing designs and practical functions.



 

Light in smart homes

Made simple: Light in smart homes

14.09.2017

With the name Osram Smart+, Ledvance as of September brings to market lamps, luminaires and other electronic devices for Apple HomeKit and ZigBee Lightlink for a diverse range of applications – key functions can also be called up without a smart home system



 

LED retrofit lamps made of glass

Glass-clear: The new retro-look LED lamps from Ledvance

24.08.2017

With their high quality bulbs of glass, the new versions of the popular LED retrofit lamps provide a special charm in any room.



 

Smart INDOOR FLEX 3P

Smart lights with Siri

29.06.2017

For the start of the new lighting season, Ledvance is launching a Classic A60 LED lamp and a flexible LED light strip under the name Smart+ TM exclusively for Apple HomeKit. Consumers can control the Osram-branded lamp and bendable strip using Siri voice commands or the Apple Home app – and, for the first time, they do not need a separate gateway.



 

LEDVANCE commits to the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Lighting Challenge

LEDVANCE commits to the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Lighting Challenge – company announces to sell 2.5 billion LED lamps by 2023

07.06.2017

LEDVANCE, one of the global leaders in general lighting, has committed to the Clean Energy Ministerial Global Lighting Challenge (GLC). During the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial Summit (CEM8) in Beijing, LEDVANCE announced its commitment to selling 2.5 billion energy efficient LED Lamps by 2023.



 


New members of the successful Ledvance-brand luminaire families

23.03.2017

Simple installation, reliable quality, long lifespans and high lumen levels with simultaneously low power consumption and good price-performance ratios – these are the success factors of the ready-to-connect LED luminaires of the Ledvance brand, available to electrical contractors and lighting professionals. These products have featured some of the highest growth rates for Ledvance in the whole-sale sector during the past twelve months. As a result the portfolio will be successively expanded this year.



 


A way out of the price war: Electrical wholesalers need to raise their corporate profile

15.03.2017

LEDification, Smart Home, digitalization – these megatrends are about to drastically change the international lighting market. The associated challenges influence the demands of professional users and therefore also affect electrical wholesalers. In an international survey, the lighting company Ledvance has analyzed their situation using the example of the lighting sector.



LEDVANCE Headquarter in Garching near Munich

Chinese consortium completes acquisition of LEDVANCE

03.03.2017

The sale of LEDVANCE by OSRAM to the Chinese investment consortium, consisting of the strategic investor IDG Capital, the LED packaging manufacturer MLS CO., LTD. (MLS) and Yiwu State-Owned Assets Operation Center (Yiwu), was successfully completed effective today, March 3rd, 2017 and with economic effect as of March 1st, 2017. This follows the parties obtaining all necessary approvals from the relevant authorities.



SubstiTUBE Sensor

Market launch of an energy-saving champion

01.02.2017

Ledvance, the fully-owned Osram subsidiary, is bringing the flagship of its current Substitube portfolio to market in February that enables energy costs to be reduced by up to 90 percent compared to applications with traditional fluorescent tubes. The LED replacement for T5 tubes is also new to the portfolio, featuring real glass that prevents undesired expansion and sagging of the lamps.



Parathom ADV Classic A60 GlowDim

Double click! – and other extras with LED lamps

15.12.2016

Modern and clever LED lamps that can do more than just create attractive light help to bridge the dark winter days especially well. Thanks to the electronics in LED lamps, the current models offered by Ledvance, feature a variety of useful supplementary functions such as different color temperatures, integrated dimming levels and convenient sensor control.



 

Edition 1906

Edition 1906 – LED filament lamps with a vintage look now dimmable available

13.10.2016

Refined lamps and pendant luminaires from the Osram brand for stylish interior designs



 

Lightify Flex illuminates living room

Ledvance expands its intelligent light portfolio for homes

28.09.2016

Networked garden luminaires, a flexible light strip for outside and one for inside and a motion sensor – these are the four new Lightify products for home use coming to the market for the 2016/17 lighting season.



 

LED retrofits made in Eichstaett

Glass LED lamps from Ledvance

15.09.2016

Ledvance will be offering the largest LED retrofit portfolio from the Osram brand from October – many models have bulbs and casings made of real glass and are made in Germany.



 

LED luminaires

Ledvance: LED luminaire portfolio for professionals

10.08.2016

Ledvance has been a legislatively independent subsidiary of Osram since July 2016, and now offers a portfolio of needs-based LED luminaires for professional use for all common applications. Electrical contractors find the energy-efficient luminaires with the “Ledvance” brand exclusively in the electrical wholesale sector. The products feature very good cost-benefit ratios, especially simple mounting, concise designs and durability.



 

the new timeless luminaire portfolio presented at Light & Building 2016

Timeless luminaire design by Ledvance for end consumers

10.05.2016

The future legally independent company of 'Ledvance' and currently the Lamps business division of Osram will be focusing on even more products for end users. This is underlined among other factors by 60 new luminaires to be offered for the start of the 16/17 lighting season in the retail market volume segment. Customers are offered outstanding price-performance ratios with the wall luminaires, ceiling luminaires, spots, downlights and inspection lamps as well as timelessly modern designs and proven quality.



 

Edition 1906 in dining room

Light + Building 2016: Osram Lamps shows wide product diversity

13.03.2016

The Osram Lamps business unit – to be known as the independent company Ledvance from 1 July – presents both itself and its future portfolio to the public for the first time at Light + Building 2016 – while the company is still being created. In the future as in the past, Ledvance will be primarily producing and selling lamps via the trade and retail sales channels. At the same time, the company portfolio will be successively expanded with LED luminaires for these channels and for the future theme of smart homes.



 

all glass LED retrofit in living room

All-glass: new LED lamps from the Osram brand

13.03.2016

The Osram Lamps business unit, the future company Ledvance, is offering the largest LED lamp portfolio of all times under the Osram brand for the start of the new lighting season. In terms of both design and technical characteristics such as dimming, the retrofit lamps are becoming increasingly similar to their traditional role models: the LED spot portfolio and many other designs are for example now available for the first time in real glass. Around 60 percent of the new products will be made in Germany.



 

LED downlight from LEDVANCE

An optimized LED luminaire portfolio with renowned quality

13.03.2016

For sales via the electrical wholesaler channel, the Osram Lamps business unit – to be known as Ledvance from 1 July – is bringing a portfolio of suitable LED luminaires to market with familiar, renowned quality for standard applications. The approximately 60 energy-efficient luminaires with the brand name of “Ledvance Osram” feature very good cost-benefit ratios, concise designs and especially simple installation.



 


Identifying and utilizing energy saving potential in buildings

13.03.2016

Osram’s Lamps business division, to be known soon as Ledvance, expands its product portfolio with regard to smart home/smart building with a mobile measurement system. The flexible measurement system developed by Osram experts and featuring Wago technology enables the real-time, individual energy consumption measurement and evaluation of buildings – without having to modify the existing installation



 

T8 LED tubes

Intelligent wide-area lighting redesigned

13.03.2016

The sixth generation of the Substitube range from Osram features a complete bundle of new products to replace conventional fluorescent tubes: T5 has now been added to the almost commonplace T8 LED tubes.



 

Application Lightify Plug

More than light

13.03.2016

With the new “Lightify Switch” operating element and the “Lightify Plug” system expansion, the Lightify Home version now offers products for the first time that exceed pure lighting applications.



 

LED Spot

Timelessly attractive Osram-brand luminaires for consumer

13.03.2016

The future company Ledvance, until now Osram’s business unit Lamps, is adopting a strategy increasingly focused on more product sectors for consumer. This is illustrated by the current Osram business unit, with 60 new luminaires for this target group that will be launched to market to the start of the new lighting season.



 

Edition 1906 gold vintage lamps in dining room

Osram Edition 1906 – modern lighting technology with a vintage look

10.03.2016

With Edition 1906, the Osram lamp division – with the future name of Ledvance – presents vintage lighting consisting of premium materials and a modern inner: The gold color-coated LED filament lamps and clear halogen lamps are available in four classic shapes.



 


Osram announces name of lamps business: LEDVANCE

15.01.2016

Osram, one of the world's leading lighting manufacturers, continues to make progress with the carve-out of its general lighting lamps business. After the supervisory board of OSRAM Licht AG approved the carve-out of the unit in June 2015, the name of the new company has now also been decided.



 

PARATHOM ADVANCED GLOWdim

Coziness from dimming LED lamps as well

15.12.2015

In the evenings, and especially when evenings become longer, many people love the snug, warm glow of a burning candle or open fire. Incandescent and halogen lamps create similarly cozy light by simple dimming, but with modern LED lamps this is technically not quite as simple. To create the popular light effect with 2,000 Kelvin here as well, Osram has integrated state-of-the-art LED technology into its new Glow-Dim models.



 

LED Retrofit Classic A

Osram expands its LED lamp portfolio

01.10.2015

Osram is starting with a range of further LED lamp developments for the new lighting season that traditionally begins in October.



 


Managing Board intends to transfer the general lighting lamps business into an independent legal structure

21.04.2015

Based on its discussions held on April 15, 2015, the Managing Board of OSRAM Licht AG intends to transfer the general lighting lamps business into an independent structure.