Panasonic Lighting Americas, Inc. (PLTA) is the parent company of Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. and Douglas Lighting Controls, Inc. Our approach to quality lighting systems ensure you have a comprehensive end-to-end vertical commercial-grade LED lighting solution. From initial design, engineer testing, to North American manufacturing, local installation, and support -- we are your LED go-to source. We make it easy to upgrade to LED technology and enable your future.
Who We Are
Known for Quality and Reliability
We engineer, manufacture and market innovative solutions for commercial lighting across North America, including LED drivers, LED modules, LED Tubes, LED Luminaires, LED Retrofit Kits, fluorescent, HID and connected devices using wired and wireless technology. We are one of the largest LED lighting companies in North America and trusted for our reliability. Finely tuned over decades of advanced production in North America, our lighting systems are known for quality and reliability. Backed by the world-class research and development that comes with being a member of the Panasonic family, we are driving industry innovation forward with solutions today that can help enable your future.
Learn More About Our Company
Universal Lighting Technologies is a member of the Panasonic Group, a subsidiary of Panasonic, which operates 582 companies around the world with 271,869 employees. In 2007 the Panasonic Group acquired Universal Lighting Technologies to be Panasonic’s North American flagship for commercial lighting. Bringing unparalleled research and development, manufacturing and a global network, Panasonic’s expertise has strengthened Universal’s long-standing manufacturing reputation in the North American lighting market.
End-to-End Lighting Solutions
Universal is your premium lighting partner from end-to-end. As part of the Panasonic family, we offer global leadership, supply chain security, cost-effective reliability and innovative lighting. Our partnership offers over 70 years of experience in reliable analytics, energy efficiency, and sustainability. Our solutions enable you with LED upgrades, connected lighting controls, and IoT digital services integration.
Universal Lighting Difference
We provide supply chain security and the ability to leverage global capabilities and resources in R&D. We offer end to end North American manufacturing -- from custom design and engineering to manufacturing and commercialization.
Your satisfaction is important to us. From start to finish, we have the support you need for your LED projects. We make it easy to find the product you need and the part number for your quote or to check stock. With strong service capabilities and local availability, our stock is available and on time with accurate lead times. Our experts are at your service. How can we help?
Vertically integrated solutions (Drivers, Boards, Controls). Designed to work seamlessly and with the most common lighting solutions. From standard to complex control options.
We’ve been in business for 70+ years. We’re not going anywhere. Reassurance you need with an Industry leading warranty -.We are honored to have earned your trust over seven decades with our established expertise and reliable products.
We push the industry towards increasingly higher standards of energy efficiency for LED systems and controls with rebate qualifying DLC QPL listings, longer hour lifetime, industry leading delivered lumens, and fast installation.
Custom engineered options integrated into your solution. Our flexible linear retrofit solutions give you the ability to meet most common fixture sizes. Contact us to discuss how our standard products can be tailored for your fixture needs.
Enabling the future with embedded control solutions like adjustable tuning light levels and LED driver replacement options.Let us tell you more about our Bluetooth enabled Intelligent Fixtures, so you upgrade to LED today, and enable the IoT future.
Our products reduce carbon footprint / greenhouse gas emissions, improve safety with no mercury (adhere to Panasonic Environmental Vision of 2050)
Panasonic Global Lighting Devices
Panasonic was founded in 1918 by Konosuke Matsushita. Panasonic has continued to grow in not just lighting but as a full supplier of consumer and commercial products.
Douglas Lighting Controls
Douglas Lighting Controls has manufactured and supplied lighting control equipment since 1962. Over the past nearly 50 years , Douglas has developed many lighting control firsts. Today, Douglas Lighting Controls Inc. continues to engineer, manufacture and distribute, lighting control products for the North American and International markets. We manufacture a full line of lighting control products from basic components to pre-assembled systems.
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