LIGHTING & EQUIPMENT PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED
Lighting & Equipment Public company limited was established in April 1,1993 by a group of professionals who has long been in lighting industry. The company started with marketing activity by selling fluorescent luminaries to electrical contractors and has gradually expanded it business by increasing product range as well as expanding marketing network. To strengthen its position, the company has acquired manufacturing facility including product-testing facility in 1999. In addition, the company has offered various services relative to lighting business to provide added benefit to customers. Today the company's business covers from product design to manufacturing and marketing of products to customers in both domestic and abroad. The company has a large group of well-trained professionals who are always happy to offer services and provide better value to customers. To reflect the above-mentioned, the company has positioned itself as
TOTAL LIGHTING SOLUTION PROVIDER.
Significant Steppings of The Company
Started with 25 million Baht initial capital, the company acquired the business of Yong Enterprise Ltd. Parts., a company marketing fluorescent luminaries to electrical contractors and governmental agencies. The company has gradually expanded its business and has later on become agents for many world-class lighting manufacturers.
1994 – 1998
Constantly increased product range and expand marketing network to fully cover project business as well as wholesale business. Started to offer lighting design, product design and other services relative to lighting business to provide even better value to customers
Strengthened the company competitiveness by acquiring the T.S. Trunking Co.,Ltd., a company manufacturing fluorescent luminaries and Cable Trunking products. The acquisition of manufacturing facility enables the company to respond more efficiently to the requirement of customers. The company has opened up the export department in response to the export opportunities resulting from the weak Baht.
2000 – 2001
Expanded the business to cover modern trade market and offered extensive ranges of decorative lighting products for residential application. Open up the "Lighting Application Center" so that customers can see by their own eye how the lighting products can be applied effectively for various applications, The company has also opened up retail business by opening showrooms to display products on the 4th floor of Central Pinklao shopping mall and on the 16th floor of Gypsum Metropolitan tower. To cope with the increasing need of cash resulting from the expansion, the company increased it capital from 25 million Baht to 50 million Baht.
2002 – 2003
Developed and improved the MIS system as well as the logistics system so that the company can provide faster and better service to customers.
Increased capital to 105 million Baht and became a public company on April 8, 2004. The company has increased its capital to 137.5 million Baht and was listed in the Stock Exchange of Thailand on August 24, 2004.
Built the third factory to manufacture other indoor and outdoor luminaires in response to theincreasing market demand. Closed down the cable trunking product operation (non-core and low margins products). Opened up a Representative office in Ho Chi Mint City, Vietnam to expand the export operation.
Received investment privilege from Board of Investment (BOI) for the factory expansion and manufacturing modernization.
Increased registered capital to 305.7 million Baht and paid up capital of 229.2 million Baht. Built the laboratory equipped with full testing equipment for lighting luminaires.
Granted Top Corporate Governance Awards,mai from Stock Exchange of Thailand.
Established Lighting Solution Center, the showroom that completed with diverse range of lighting products for various life-styles, experienced lighting designers to provide recommendation and lighting design to customers including lighting showcases for customers to experience light effect, to expand marketing channel to retail customers.
Granted IEC/ISO 17025 accreditation for lighting luminaries laboratory and ISO 9001:2008 accreditation for lighting luminaries manufacturing. Granted Top Corporate Govenance Awards:mai from Stock Exchange of Thailand
Established L&E Solid State Co. Ltd. to manufacture LED products which is the first Thai factory manufacturing LED lamps for lighting.
Constantly develop LED products and launch them into the market and expand business into AEC market.Create slogan “ L&E more than...light ”
for communication to the market.
Penetrated into the consumer market by advertising it’s LED lamps for the first time in the television media and other media. Increased registered capital to 494.2 million Baht. Reduced the company’s PAR value from 5 Baht to 1 Baht. shift the transaction of the company’s share from mai market to SET market. Opened an additional showroom, Lighting Solution Center on Ratchaprerk road.
Opened new manufacturing factories and warehouses at Ladloomkaew district, Pathumtani province, total space 80,000 SQM. comprised of : Warehouse and distribution center, total space 16,000 SQM. Assembly factory total space 5,800 SQM. LED lamps, LED components and certain LED luminaires manufacturing. factories under the subsidiary : L&E Solid State Co.,Ltd., total space 8,500 SQM. lighting luminaires and lighting poles manufacturing. factories under the subsidiary : L&E Manufacturing Co.,Ltd., total space 7,600 SQM. Established L&E Myanmar Co.,Ltd. a subsidiary in Yangon, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
2016 - present
Established a wholly-own subsidiary, the Lighting & Equipment (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. In Dong Nai, Vietnam with the intention to import lighting product from Head Office for resale in Vietnamese market, and to manufacture lighting products for sale in Vietnamese market as well as for sale to Head Office in Thailand.All the 3 manufacturing factories under the company L&E Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (LEM) at Latlumkaeo Pathumthani and L&E Solid State Co., Ltd. (LES) has been assessed and conformed to the environmental system ISO 14001:2015 (TIS 14001-2559)