About SYLVANIA

What We Buy at OSRAM SYLVANIA

Global Procurement for the Americas has a strategic focus to bring value and quality to all OSRAM operations. Listed below are our major commodity categories. We want to hear from you if you feel your company could make a good partner with us.

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OSRAM SYLVANIA COMMODITIES
Electrical Components​
 

OSRAM SYLVANIA Americas accounts for a significant part of the global volume of electrical components and LED's for OSRAM. Manufacturing facilities in the USA and Mexico are supported by a global team of Commodity Business Managers, Advanced Procurement Engineering, and Commodity Business Heads. The goal of this global  team is to set up and continuously search for an innovative network of suppliers that can help OSRAM create reliable and cost effective products for the global market.

For key electronic components and LEDs, a global cross functional team of engineers and procurement professionals enable a solid foundation for component selection and benchmarking. Through this robust selection process, the  product development team is able to create platform solutions that take into account commonality of usage, reliability, and sourcing locations.

 

​ASICs

Drivers

Diodes

Film CapsFilm Caps

Resistors

Housings

Printed Circuit Boards

Terminals

Mosfets

Connectors

Wires

Potting Materials

Optics

Heat Sinks

Terminal Interface Material

Metal Core PCBs

Bipolar Junction Transistor​

Merchandise and Contract Manufacturing
 

The Finished Products team is responsible for the procurement of all finished products which includes lamps, light engines, luminaires, and electro-mechanical assemblies. These products are utilized across the entire corporation and are sold to major customers all over the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Latin America. They are vital to our success in the marketplace. By partnering with best in class suppliers, OSRAM SYLVANIA is able to provide cost containment, quality, and reliability in materials and services.

 

LED Retrofit Lamps

Compact Fluorescent Lamps

LED Tubes

Light Engines

Luminaires [Indoor/Outdoor Lighting]

Automotive Lighting​

​Support Services
 

The Indirect Materials and Services team is responsible for the procurement of indirect materials [non raw materials and fnished products] and services for OSRAM SYLVANIA. These commodity groups are utilized across the entire corporate landscape - manufacturing, service centers, and corporate headquarter locations. They are vital to our success in the marketplace. By partnering with best in class suppliers, OSRAM SYLVANIA is able to provide cost containment, quality, and reliability in materials and services.

 

Advertising/Marketing

Engineering

Facility Management

Human Resources

Pack-on-Demand

Travel

Production Support/Maintenance

Rental Equipment

Temporary Labor

Waste Management/Recycling​

Electrical Contractors
 

The SLS Purchasing team is responsible for the procurement of materials and services for Sylvania Lighting Services. These commodity groups are utilized across the entire corporate landscape, and are vital to our success in the marketplace. By partnering with best in class suppliers, Sylvania Lighting Services is able to provide cost containment, quality, and reliability in materials and services.

 

Electrical Construction

Repair/Replace Lighting Materials

Emergency Electrical Repair

Signage/Exterior Lighting

Project Relamp

Project Retrofit

Install New Electrical/Lighting Materials

Safety Policies/Procedures per OSHA​

Direct Materials
 

The MC/AA team is responsible for the producrement of direct and raw materials, and lamp components for OSRAM SYLVANIA. These commodity groups are very diverse and are utilized to support the direct manufacturing of finished lamps withing the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

By partnering with  best in class suppliers, OSRAM SYLVANIA has the ability to maintain a high level of quality,  reliability in service, and cost containment throughout the entire Supply Chain in the direct manufacturing of our finished lamps to your customers.

 

​Glass  [Reflector/Coat/MRs/Photo/PAR16]

Hard Glass - Bulbs

Hard Glass - Tubes

Flat Glass

Soft Glass/Lead Glass

Quartz Glass

Ceramic Parts

Solder Materials

Bases for Lamps

Punched/Drawn Parts

Lead Wires for Lamps

Metalstrip [Brass/Copper/Aluminum]

Special Metal Alloys

Phosphors - Rare Earth

Plastic Parts for Lamps

Metal Heat Sinks - LED

Optical Plastic Lens - LED

Tungsten Products

Industrial Gases [Oxygen/Nitrogen/Argon]

Chemicals [Acids/Solvents/Resins]

Inner Packaging [Carton/Shrink Wrap/Labels]

Outer Packaging [Stretch Film/Strapping]

PAR Glass Reflector and Lens

Glass Raw Material Components

Molybdenum Semifinished Products/Parts

Ceramic Heat Sinks/LED Ceramic

Metal Housings/Frames - SSL

Cable Assembly and Wire Harnesses - SSL​

Plastic Raw Materials - Resins

Connector and Insulator Materials - SSL

Technology
 

The Indirect Materials and Services team is responsible for the procurement of indirect materials [non raw materials and fnished products] and services for OSRAM SYLVANIA. These commodity groups are utilized across the entire corporate landscape - manufacturing, service centers, and corporate headquarter locations. They are vital to our success in the marketplace. By partnering with best in class suppliers, OSRAM SYLVANIA is able to provide cost containment, quality, and reliability in materials and services.

 

​Communication [Data/Voice/Wireless]

Hardware

Software

Support Services​

​Factory Supplies and MRO
 

The Indirect Materials and Services team is responsible for the procurement of indirect materials [non raw materials and fnished products] and services for OSRAM SYLVANIA. These commodity groups are utilized across the entire corporate landscape - manufacturing, service centers, and corporate headquarter locations. They are vital to our success in the marketplace. By partnering with best in class suppliers, OSRAM SYLVANIA is able to provide cost containment, quality, and reliability in materials and services.

 

​Abrasives

Adhesives [Sealants]

Electrical Supplies

Fasteners

Filters

Hand Tools

Lubricants

Machine Parts

Motors

Office Supplies

Pipes/Values/Fittings

Power Transmissions

Pumps

Safety Supplies​