One of the world’s leading lighting manufacturers, Osram is headquartered in Munich, Germany and founded in 1919. Their name is derived from the Osmium and the German word for Tungsten, Wolfram. Both elements were originally used as light bulb filaments, giving rise to the name. Osram is a multinational corporation with subsidiaries that develop semiconductors, light bulbs, and lighting controls.
The Osram company manufactures several different types of lighting, focusing on comfort, efficiency, and beauty in lighting. Their list of products includes fluorescent tubes, compact fluorescents, plugin CFLs, halogen MR16s, and stage and studio lighting.