Profile: Lighting Science Group Corp (LSCG.PK)
9 Dec 2013
Lighting Science Group Corporation (Lighting Science Group), incorporated in 1988, is a light emitting diode (LED) lighting company and LED bulb manufacturer. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets general illumination products that use LEDs as their light source. Its product portfolio includes LED-based retrofit lamps (replacement bulbs) that can be used in existing light fixtures and sockets, as well as purpose-built LED-based luminaires (light fixtures). Lighting Science Group’s lamps and luminaires are used for many common indoor and outdoor residential, commercial, industrial and public infrastructure lighting applications. Its manufacturing operations are based in its Satellite Beach, Florida headquarters and its Monterrey, Mexico site. The Company also has a contract manufacturing agreement with Jabil Circuit, Inc. (Jabil) for manufacturing in Chihuahua, Mexico. The Company has also partnered with Google to develop lighting products that will be controllable through the AndroidHome platform.
The Home Depot’s preferred provider and product development partner for LED retrofit lamps and luminaires, which are sold under its EcoSmart, Commercial Electric, and Defiant lines on a co-branded basis. During the year ended December 31, 2011, the Company sold approximately 4.5 million LED retrofit lamps. Its two principal subsidiaries are Lighting Science Group S. de R.L. de C.V. (LSG Mexico) and Lighting Science Group B.V. (LSGBV). Lighting Science Group has product portfolio in three product families: lamps, infrastructure luminaires, and commercial, architectural and residential luminaires, and also provide custom lighting solutions.
The Company offers a range of LED retrofit lamps that are designed to fit into existing light fixtures and sockets. Its range of dimmable LED retrofit lamps exhibit color and deliver light distribution and brightness in commercial and residential lighting settings. Lighting Science Group’s line of retrofit lamps includes DEFINITY branded retrofit lamps that it sells directly to its customers and through distributors under the Lighting Science Group name, as well as co-branded (for The Home Depot) and private label (for Osram Sylvania and Standard Products) retrofits lamps.
Lighting Science Group offers LED luminaires. The Company’s infrastructure luminaire product range includes the PROLIFIC Series Roadway Luminaires; the C2D LowBay, BayLight, Flat LowBay and BayLume luminaires for use in parking garages, and the ShoeBox and WallPack luminaires for use in area and pathway and security lighting, respectively.
Commercial, architectural and residential luminaires
The Company offers LED luminaires for the commercial, architectural and residential markets. Its SYMETRIE line of LED luminaires is designed for retail display applications and is available in various profiles and lengths and in color temperatures ranging from cool to warm. Lighting Science Group also offers LED-based spot, accent, recessed, pendant and track lighting. The Company’s architectural lighting products help architects, lighting designers and builders enhance building structures with light, color, movement and video in both interior and exterior applications.
Custom lighting solutions
In addition to the Company’s three product families, the Company also offers custom LED lighting solutions that combine project management, system integration, and advanced control systems and software to create desired lighting effects. The Company’s custom projects have included the New York City Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball, and energy efficient lighting for the International Space Station.
The Company competes with Acuity Brands, Cooper Industries, General Electric Company, Osram Sylvania, Panasonic Corporation, Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Philips), Cree, Inc and Zumtobel Lighting GmbH.
Lighting Science Group Corp
Bldg. 2A, 1227 South Patrick Dri
SATELLITE BEACH FL 32937