Philips

ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs over 122,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. The company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications. Additionally, they offer leading lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare.

LIGHTING

Philips Lighting is the leading provider of lighting solutions and applications both for professional and consumer markets, transforming how lighting is used to enhance the human experience in the places where people live and work. Whether at home, on the road, in the city, shopping, at work or at school, we are creating lighting solutions that transform environments, create experiences, and help shape identities. We serve our customers through a market segment approach which encompasses home, office and outdoor, industry, retail, hospitality, entertainment, healthcare and automotive. For these segments we provide a wide range of offerings from across the entire lighting value chain – from light sources, luminaires and lighting controls to lighting solutions and services. Philips Lighting employs approximately 53,000 people worldwide.

SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability is at the center of Philips’ strategy. Philips is committed to reducing its environmental footprint in all aspects of its business: in its products, manufacturing, and procurement, as well as in the communities where the company acts and in the working practices of its employees.

All Philips products go through an EcoDesign process, identifying environmental impact in terms of energy efficiency, hazardous substances, take-back and recycling, weight and lifetime reliability. Philips’ processes on Green Product sales are verified annually by an independent third party and published in the Annual Report.

Philips aims to combat global healthcare challenges by focusing on delivering better quality healthcare at lower costs, also in the emerging markets, such as China and India.

Philips also takes a leading position in educational programs, showing its stakeholders that energy efficient solutions are simple, easy and actionable and make economic sense for national and local governments, businesses, schools and individuals.

SUB-COMPANIES

Genlyte Group is committed to providing the best possible service to our GSA customers through identifying cost saving measures, assisting in product selection, creating custom lighting layouts, turnkey solutions and much more.

Lightolier is a company with a rich history of growth and innovation with a reputation for design leadership in decorative lighting. Lightolier has earned recognition for its sophisticated and sensitive designs and since the 1960’s the company became an important player in the fast growing store lighting market. Also in the 1960’s the company began asserting its expertise in downlighting reflector technology. In the 1970’s, Lightolier pioneered high-performance fluorescent lighting and lighting systems for stores and office work spaces. In 1986, Lightolier created the first digital dimmer and entered the lighting controls market; energy controls followed in 1991. Throughout the 1990’s, Lightolier has concentrated on Energy Smart lighting.

For more information, visit www.lighting.philips.com.