20th January 2020   |   Lighting Division   |   Manufacturer Spotlight

Manufacturer Spotlight Signify

The Meaning of Light!

About Signify

"The choice of our new company name originates from the way light becomes an intelligent language, which connects and conveys meaning. It is a clear expression of our strategic vision and purpose to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world." - Eric rondolat CEO of Signify

In May 2018 Philips Lighting changed their name to Signify, while still keeping the name Philips as a product brand name. The name was changed in all locations as of the beginnging of 2019.

Signify is the world leader in lighting for professionals, consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. Their energy efficient lighting products, systems and services enable their customers to enjoy a superior quality of light, and make people’s lives safer and more comfortable, and businesses more productive and cities more livable.

Signify continues to innovate in LED lighting and is leading the industry’s expansion to lighting systems in both the professional and consumer markets. For more than 125 years they have pioneered breakthroughs in lighting and have been the driving force for many innovations. Thier track record in innovation is strong and they invest heavily in R&D to stay at the forefront of technological developments.

Why Signify?

1. Innovation

Signify has pioneered many of the breakthroughs in the lighting industry. They developed the first 60W replacement LED light bulb as well as the world’s most energy efficient light bulb. They have also created innovations from ‘light recipes’ that increase the quality and yield of different vegetables, to lights that give you fast internet connectivity via Li-Fi. Their policy of ‘Open Innovation’ sees them partner with some of the world’s top universities, institutes and start-ups.

2. Sustainability

In 2019 Siginify was named as Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 3rd year in a row! By the end of 2019 Signify has become carbon neutral in 15 out of the 19 markets they opperate in. In 2019 they also used renewable electricity for 89% of all its electricity requirements and generated 79% of revenues from energy-efficient products, systems and services.

3. Understanding long-term challenges for customers and consumers

Part of Signify’s strategy is predicting market opportunities and creating value by delivering products matching customers’ and consumers’ needs. They makes energy-efficient lighting products that cut your costs and increase your productivity in the long term. Signify helps you overcome your challenges before you encounter them.

Signify is a Trusted Partner of E.B. Horsman

At E.B. Horsman, we choose the best suppliers for the best products. Therefore, it is no surprise that Signify has been one of our largest lighting suppliers for decades. We carry a wide range of Signify products and our customers are always happy with the products we recommend for them. Our EBH Lighting division provides you with expert advice on the Signify products that best fit your needs.

If you are looking for the latest in lighting technologies, ask us about Signify Ledalite for vision-friendly solutions and the best daylight sensors.

Visit our Lighting Solutions page to choose your Signify products or talk to one of our lighting experts for your next big project.

To learn more about Signify, visit their website:

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