Cree Inc. is a multinational manufacturer of semiconductor light-emitting diode (LED) materials and devices, with its headquarters in Durham, North Carolina. Most of its products are based on silicon carbide.
Cree was formed in 1987 by researchers from North Carolina State University. Competing companies in LED industry include Bridgelux Inc, Nichia Corporation, Osram Opto Semiconductors, General Electric and Philips Lumileds Lighting Co. Cree has 10% of the North American market. has
OSRAM Licht AG is a multinational lighting manufacturer headquartered in Munich, Germany. It is a world-leading lighting manufacturer.
OSRAM was founded in 1919 by the merger of the lighting businesses of Auergesellschaft, Siemens & Halske and Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG). On 5 July 2013, OSRAM was spun off from Siemens, the listing of the stocks began on 8 July 2013 on Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Sharp Corporation (シャープ株式会社 Shāpu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products. Headquartered in Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan, Sharp employed 50,253 people worldwide as of March 2014.
The company was founded in September 1912 and takes its name from one of its founder's first inventions, the Ever-Sharp mechanical pencil, which was invented by Tokuji Hayakawa (早川 徳次) in 1915. As of 2013, Sharp Corporation is the tenth-largest, by market share, television manufacturer in the world.
Established in 1982, MEAN WELL is a leading standard switching power supply manufacturers in the world. MEAN WELL currently operates under five financially independent but cooperating companies in Taiwan, China, USA and Europe. The five companies include MEAN WELL Enterprises Co., Ltd., MEAN WELL (GuangZhou) Electronics Co., Ltd., SuZhou MEAN WELL Technology Co., Ltd., MEAN WELL USA, Inc. and MEAN WELL Europe B.V..
The product lines include AC/DC switching power supplies, DC/DC converters, DC/AC inverters and battery chargers.
Tridonic GmbH & Co KG has its headquarters in Dornbirn in Austria. It is a subsidiary of the publicly quoted Zumtobel Group and has offices or partners in 73 countries. In the 2012/13 fiscal year more than 1,900 employees generated sales totalling 378 million euros.
The focus of main products is on LED systems comprising light sources and LED Driver. An extensive portfolio of conventional control gear for different lamp types and light management systems rounds off programme.
Eaglerise Electric & Electronic (China) Co., Ltd. was first established in 1990s in Foshan, China. Now it has 4 production bases, 3 R&D centers, 140,000 square meters manufacturing plant, and about 2100 employees.
The main product lines include 4 major categories and over 300 models covering electromagnetic mode product,Electronic mode power supply, Special type transformer, Power transformer.The applications cover lighting, new energy, electricity utility, industrial control, etc. It has sales and marketing branches in Beijing, Shanghai, Japan, USA, Germany and Bangladesh .