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In the U.S., Philips is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts and is an affiliate of the Netherlands-based Royal Philips N.V., a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovations.

Philips Lighting, which has been at the core of Philips throughout the company’s 120 year-history, has approximately 5,500 employees across North America. 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 a commercially viable LED replacement for the 60 watt incandescent bulb and continues to revolutionize the lighting industry and how people look at lighting choices. With 370 new ENERGY STAR-qualified products, Philips continues to earn praise for our work protecting the environment through manufacturing of energy-efficient products and Philips was named ENERGY STAR partner of the year in 2014. Philips Lighting continually looks at how LED technology can be connected as part of broader solutions and delivered through new business models that provide meaningful innovation to our customers. From the Empire State Building to the Bay Bridge to the home and even to indoor farming, Philips is the world leader in lighting.

Philips long history in North America began in 1933, and today, it is the company’s largest single market in the world, with approximately 22,000 employees and operations at 55 major facilities in 25 states and across 3 Canadian provinces. Sales for the region in 2013 was more than $9.5 billion*, which accounts for more than 30% of Philips’ global revenue. For more information, visit

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