Company profile

OSRAM profile

OSRAM, based in Munich, is a globally leading lighting manufacturer with a history dating back more than 100 years. The portfolio ranges from high-tech applications based on semiconductor technology, such as infrared or laser lighting, to smart and connected lighting solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM had around 33,000 employees worldwide at the end of fiscal 2015 (September 30) and generated revenue of almost €5.6 billion in that fiscal year. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich.

Global leader with future technologies

With LED-based products making up a share of 43 percent of the total turnover, the company is setting significant trends with regard to technological changes in the lighting market. Around 75 percent of research & development expenditures are in the area of LED technologies. OSRAM possesses around 17,500 patents and applications.

Light for every environment

In the home, at work or in public spaces, in leisure, travel or education – today, modern, urban life is all but inconceivable without electrical light The highest sales are achieved by the General Lighting division. OSRAM is the world's number one supplier of automotive lamps and LED for vehicles. OSRAM is also one of the market leaders in the field of electronic control gear (ECG) for lamps. Business with optical semiconductors is growing rapidly and has taken on major strategic importance. The special display-optic lamp sector is also characterised by a high rate of innovation.

Over 100 years of OSRAM

The OSRAM brand name was registered way back in 1906 and is one of the oldest trade names still recognised throughout the world.On July 1, 1919 AEG, Siemens & Halske AG and Deutsche Gasglühlicht AG (Auer Gesellschaft) merged their light bulb production activities. Today, Siemens AG remains minority shareholder in OSRAM. The company was listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich on July 8, 2013. (ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED 400; Trading symbol: OSR)


Represented by Dr. Olaf Berlien and Dr. Klaus Patzak

Marcel-Breuer-Straße 6
80807 Munich

Phone: +49 89 6213-0
Fax:      +49 89 6213-2020

Supervisory Board Chairman: Peter Bauer
Chairman of the Managing Directors: Dr. Olaf Berlien
Head Offices: Munich
Commercial Register, Munich Registration Court: HRB 201526
Tax ID number: DE 811148275

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