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The 8 biggest lamp sockets manufacturers in Europe

In my opinion, the lighting industry is a crucial sector in Europe, and there are several prominent manufacturers of lamp sockets in the region. These companies specialize in the production of a wide range of lighting solutions, including LED lighting systems, luminaires, and lighting controls.

The eight biggest lamp sockets manufacturers in Europe are BJB GmbH & Co. KG, James Lighting, Fagerhult AB, Tridonic GmbH & Co KG, Thorn Lighting Ltd, Glamox ASA, ERCO Leuchten GmbH, and Ledvance GmbH. These companies have a long history of providing high-quality and innovative products to meet the demands of various lighting applications.

BJB GmbH & Co. KG

  • Location: Arnsberg, Germany
  • Company type: Private
  • Year founded: 1867
  • Number of employees: Approximately 1,000
  • Main product: Lamp holders and connectors for a wide range of lighting applications, including LED lighting, street lighting, and automotive lighting
    Other products: LED light engines and modules, luminaire components, and accessories for lighting fixtures.

BJB GmbH & Co. KG

 

James Lighting

  • Location: Fujian, China
  • Company type: Private
  • Year founded: 1991
  • The number of employees: Over 1,500
  • Main product: Lamp holder
  • Other products: lamp holder accessories and services

For the past 30 years, JAMES offers Customization and OEM/ODM Service for lamp holder and light socket accessories to the partners worldwide.
JAMES lighting have been one of the biggest light fitting accessories products export companies in China, James ship a large amount of containers every month worldwide.
Most Products carry full approvals of CE and VDE and SAA or UL approval and all are compliant with RoHS.

 

Fagerhult AB

  • Location: Habo, Sweden
  • Company type: Public
  • Year founded: 1945
  • Number of employees: Approximately 4,500
  • Main product: A broad range of indoor and outdoor lighting solutions, including LED lighting systems, luminaires, and lighting controls.
    Other products: Emergency lighting systems, lighting design services, and lighting software.

 

Tridonic GmbH & Co KG

  • Location: Dornbirn, Austria
  • Company type: Private
  • Year founded: 1951
  • Number of employees: Approximately 1,800
  • Main product: LED drivers and control gear for a wide range of lighting applications, including indoor and outdoor lighting, emergency lighting, and horticultural lighting.
    Other products: Lighting management systems, sensors and control devices, and software for lighting applications.

 

Thorn Lighting Ltd

  • Location: Spennymoor, United Kingdom
  • Company type: Private
  • Year founded: 1928
  • Number of employees: Approximately 2,000
  • Main product: A wide range of lighting products for indoor and outdoor applications, including LED lighting systems, luminaires, and lighting controls.
    Other products: Emergency lighting systems, lighting design services, and lighting software.

 

Glamox ASA

  • Location: Oslo, Norway
  • Company type: Public
  • Year founded: 1947
  • Number of employees: Approximately 2,100
  • Main product: A broad range of indoor and outdoor lighting solutions, including LED lighting systems, luminaires, and lighting controls.
    Other products: Emergency lighting systems, lighting design services, and lighting software.

 

ERCO Leuchten GmbH

  • Location: L├╝denscheid, Germany
  • Company type: Private
  • Year founded: 1934
  • Number of employees: Approximately 1,000
  • Main product: Architectural lighting solutions for indoor and outdoor applications, including LED lighting systems, luminaires, and lighting controls.
    Other products: Lighting design services and software for lighting applications.

 

Ledvance GmbH

  • Location: Garching bei M├╝nchen, Germany
  • Company type: Private
  • Year founded: 2016 (as a spin-off from OSRAM)
  • Number of employees: Approximately 8,000
  • Main product: LED lighting products for a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications, including luminaires, lamps, and lighting controls.
    Other products: Smart lighting solutions, light management systems, and lighting design services.

 

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