Litetronics International, Inc. began operating in 1970. It was then that Litetronics developed the Super Service incandescent light bulb, the first 20,000-hour incandescent lamp with a two-year warranty. Over the past 40 years, Litetronics has evolved into an award-winning lighting technology innovator, producing numerous long-lasting, highly efficient lighting products.
A few of our most notable milestones:
Litetronics International, Inc. is founded
Litetronics introduces the Super Service 20,000-hour incandescent lamp
Litepar halogen lamps are added to the Litetronics product mix
The first and only 5,000-hour, 120-volt halogen lamp, Xtra-Life, is engineered
Litetronics adds Super Arc high intensity discharge lamps into its product mix
Litetronics introduces the first spiral-shaped compact fluorescent lamp to the U.S.
Litetronics introduces its first Energy Star qualified CFLs
Micro-Brite cold cathode fluorescent lamps roll off Litetronics manufacturing lines
The company acquires Harmony Lighting, Inc.
The Spiral-Lite 30-watt CFL is the first CFL Energy Star qualified with a 15,000-hour life
Neolite, the world’s first CFL with only one milligram of mercury, is introduced
The Earthmate consumer brand of products is established to bring to market the most environmentally friendly lighting solutions in the world
Litetronics develops the first Energy Star qualified 50/100/150-watt 3-Way CFL replacement with the shortest size in the industry
Litetronics engineers the 15-watt dimmable Micro-Brite cold cathode lamp, the highest wattage dimmable cold cathode lamp to date
Earthmate partners with Waste Management to create the CFL Recycling Kit, allowing consumers to safely and easily store and recycle used CFLs in the convenience of their home