Updated 28-III-2021

Company Histories

Presented here is a selection of literature published by lamp manufacturers relating to their own corporate histories and operations. Please click on the relevant link to download the document of interest. Adobe Acrobat reader is required to view all documents as PDF files.
The General Electric Company U.S.A., Edison, Thomson-Houston & National
National in WW1
1920 - USA
Banner 20th Anniversary
1921 - USA
The Spirit of National
1926 - USA

Associated Electrical Industries (AEI), British Thomson-Houston (BTH), Metropolitan-Vickers (MV)
BTH & MV History
2005 - UK

Thorn Electrical & Musical Industries (Atlas, Thorn EMI, Thorn Lighting, GE-Thorn)
Electric Lamps Centenary
1979 - UK
Electric Lamps History
1986 - UK
Thorn 60th Anniversary
1988 - UK

The General Electric Company of England (Osram-GEC)
Company Structure
1670-1999 - UK
Company Profile
1979 - UK
Review of Activities
1981 - UK
Review of Activities
1982 - UK
Review of Operations
1983 - UK
Review of Operations
1984 - UK
History of GEC Part 1
1999 - UK
History of GEC Part 2
1999 - UK

Osram
Osram 100 Years
2006 - Germany
Radium 100 Years
2004 - Germany

Sylvania, Hygrade, Zenith, ITT, Claude, Visseaux, Paz-et-Silva, Havells, Ya-Ming / Feilo / Inesa>
Sylvania During 50 Years
1951 - USA
GTE Sylvania US Profile
1960s - USA
GTE Sylvania EU Profile
1970s - Belgium
The Masters of Light
1970s - USA
SLI Brand Licensing
2004 - Europe
Sylvania Thai Profile
2004 - Thailand
Claude Company Profile
198x - France

Tungsram
Tungsram 50 Years
1946 - Hungary
Tungsram 100 Years
1996 - Hungary
Tungsram France
194x - FR
Tungsram Employees
2015 - Hungary

Westinghouse
Westinghouse Plants
1951 - USA