About Strand Lighting
Strand Lighting Overview
Strand Lighting offers the world's most comprehensive and competitive range of luminaires, dimming equipment, control systems and software to answer the creative needs of lighting designers working in theatre, television, film, themed environments and sophisticated architectural applications.
The Strand Story
The Strand Electric Company began operating in 1914 to serve London's theater district. In 1926 Century Lighting opened for business in New York to serve Broadway. Today, Strand Lighting, the union of these two companies, continues as the world's leading name in stage, television, motion picture, and architectural lighting and services. In 2008 Strand Lighting became part of Philips. Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified Health and Well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of "sense and simplicity". Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 116,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. Strand Lighting along with Vari-lite and Selecon are part of the Philips Entertainment group.
Current Strand Lighting Operations
Unique in the breadth of its operations, Strand Lighting now serves the world from our main headquarters in Dallas, Texas. We have sales teams based in Europe and throughout the America’s to serve our customers in those regions. The Asia/Pacific region is supported from Strand Lighting's office in Hong Kong. Each of our sales groups work closely with its local network of distributors to ensure the most extensive distribution of products and services in the entertainment lighting industry.