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The Resource of Lighting Manufacturers

Many customers told me that they don’t know how to find a reliable manufacturer. According to this question, I summarize several aspects of writing this article. First of all, it’s still the same. Please see the outline of my article.
1. what is a lighting manufacturer?
2. On which platforms can I find lighting factories?
3. Who are the top three lighting manufacturers of various categories?
4. What qualifications does the factory have to provide OEM services?

What is a lighting manufacturer?
A lighting manufacturer is a company that specializes in the design, production, and distribution of lighting products. They may also offer a range of different styles and designs to meet the needs and preferences of different customers.
A professional factory will only focus on one category and will not produce multiple categories. For example, a manufacturer of chandeliers will only focus on chandelier light fixtures. and will not make LED commercial lights. This is a favorable criterion for judging factories.

On which platforms can I find lighting factories

1. Online directories:
such as Google Maps (

Alibaba (
Global Sources (
2. Trade shows
3. Industry associations:
Many lighting industry associations have directories of member companies that you can search through. Examples include the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the American Lighting Association (ALA).
4. Online search:
You can also use search engines such as Google to find lighting manufacturers. Try searching for keywords such as “lighting manufacturers” or “LED lighting manufacturers” to get started.
5. Referrals
Finally, you can ask for referrals from friends, colleagues, or industry professionals who have worked with lighting manufacturers before. They may be able to recommend a manufacturer with whom they have had a positive experience.

Who are the top three lighting manufacturers of various categories?
Here are the top three lighting manufacturers in various categories:
Residential lighting:
a. Philips Lighting
b. Osram
c. GE Lighting
Commercial lighting:
a. Cree
b. Acuity Brands
c. Eaton
Industrial lighting:
a. Dialight
b. Holophane
c. Kenall Manufacturing
Smart lighting:
a. Signify
b. Acuity Brands
c. Legrand

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, and there are many other lighting manufacturers that are also worth considering.

What qualifications does the factory have to provide OEM services?
Manufacturing Capability:
This may involve having the necessary equipment, machinery, and technology, as well as a skilled workforce.
Quality Control Systems:
This may involve having a dedicated quality control team, implementing quality control procedures, and using testing and inspection equipment.

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Design and Development Capability:
The factory may need to have the ability to design and develop the products, or at least modify existing designs to meet the specific requirements of the OEM customer.
Supply Chain Management:
The factory should have strong relationships with suppliers and be able to manage the supply chain effectively to ensure a reliable and consistent supply of raw materials and components.

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Certifications and Compliance:
The factory should have the necessary certifications and compliance with relevant regulations, such as ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and FDA regulations if applicable, to ensure that the products are safe, effective, and compliant with applicable standards.

I believe that after reading this article, everyone must have a certain understanding and implementation steps on how to find a reliable lighting factory. In the next article, I will lead you to see what are the exhibitions in China this year.