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In the U.S., Philips is headquartered in Andover, Mass. The U.S. Philips companies are affiliates of the Netherlands-based Royal Philips Electronics N.V., a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. The Philips Lighting sector has more than 5,700 employees across 39 sites in the U.S. Philips Lighting partners with cities, schools and building owners to enhance people’s lives with light, while protecting the environment. Philips was the first to develop the most advanced lighting technology in the world- light emitting diodes (LEDs). This technology has revolutionized the lighting industry and how people look at lighting choices. Philips’ Lighting business continues to be at the forefront of revolutionary technologies, working with customers to create solutions with more than 3,000 products that enhance people’s lives with light, including street and outdoor lighting, office and industrial lighting, acute care and assisted living lighting, hospitality lighting and retail lighting, and home lighting. Philips opened its first U.S. office in 1933, and today, the United States is the company’s largest single market in the world, with more than 23,800 employees and operations at 50 major facilities in 22 states, and 2011 sales* of $8.28 billion, 28.8 % of Philips’ global revenue. For more information, go to

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