History

1950

  • Started the test production of fluorescent lamps at the Radio Operations
    Division of NEC Corporation.

1952

  • Began mass production of fluorescent lamps(10,15,20,40W)

1953

  • Established Shin Nihon Electronics Ltd. (predecessor of NEC Home
    Electronics Ltd.)

1955

  • Commenced mass production of our first lighting fixtures for residential
    use(20W 1 lamp fixture).

1963

  • Installed the first Runway Threshold Identification Lights(RTIL) used by
    xenon flashing units at Tokyo Haneda International Airport.

1968

  • Launched operation of Minakuchi Plant(currently Shiga Plant).

1972

  • Established joint company NEC Sylvania Ltd. with Sylvania Inc. US

1983

  • Divided into NEC Home Electronics Ltd. and Kansai NEC Ltd. from
    Shin Nihon Electronics Ltd.

1999

  • Separated Lighting Business Division of NEC Home Electronics Ltd. as NEC Lighting Ltd.

2004

  • Established NEC Lighting(Shanghai)Co.,Ltd.and NEC Lighting(Taiwan)
    Co.,Ltd.

2005

  • Established Ina Plant.

2007

  • Established Shiga Second Plant.

2008

  • Launched LIFELED'S Series with LED as light sources.

2017

  • Approved LED Approach Flash Lighting System (AFLS) in service by Japan Civil Aviation Bureau.
  • Launched LIFEEL Cuel luminaire used OLED lighting source for Japan
    Market.

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