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We Make Light Better for Better Living

Over 100 Years of Knowledge and Expertise



SYLVANIA, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2001. Together with our parent company -- LEDVANCE of Munich, Germany and its affiliates we are the one of the largest light companies in the world, serving customers in more than 140 countries.  SYLVANIA is proud of our long­standing reputation of providing solutions in homes, businesses and institutions. 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:

  • LEDVANCE 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 SYLVANIA's history


Our Organization

SYLVANIA is the North American brand of LEDVANCE of Germany. The company manufactures and markets a wide range of lighting products for business, industry and consumers.

LEDVANCE has manufacturing, equipment assembly and research/development, along with a network of sales 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 brand name. LEDVANCE, headquartered in Munich, Germany, has production plants worldwide.

Our Customers

LEDVANCE is committed to developing lamps that ultimately create 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.