Specialty Lighting Solutions for OEMs of All Sizes

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Whether you’re considered to be a small, medium or large sized business, you have a mission, goals and a production schedule to meet.  Partnering with a supplier who supports your vision with a high level of expertise, flexibility and quick turn-around time is key to growing your business.  When you need customized, specialty lamps to make your vision a reality, you need a lamp supplier with these qualities and more.

LightSources assists OEMs worldwide with small to large volume requirements, custom designed prototypes and proprietary lamp products. 

LightSources Offers Specialty Lighting Solutions

LightSources makes your lighting vision a reality with custom designed, specialty lighting solutions.  We partner with OEMs of all sizes to design, engineer and provide specialty lamps for nearly any lighting application.  LightSources in the U.S. and China, combined with LightTech in Europe and several valuable partner companies make up the LightSources Group.

Together, we provide innovative lighting solutions including proprietary products for increased brand awareness and market share.  The LightSources Group offers quick turn-around time, custom lamp bases and components to match specific requirements including logos and colors.  We provide lamps for:

  • Commercial signs
  • Neon signs
  • Backlighting solutions:
    • Aviation controls
    • Optical
    • Mechanical
    • Computer backlighting
  • Phototherapy lamps
  • Tanning lamps
    • Low pressure tanning lamps
    • High pressure facial lamps
    • Patented tanning lamp products
  • Aquariums
  • Ballast water treatment systems 
  • Horticulture 
  • Cinematography 
  • UV curing
  • Germicidal UVC lamps for use in:
  • Lamp bases and components

LightSources offers these many lighting solutions and more, as well as custom designed lamps and components. We offer a vast product line of germicidal UVC quartz and soft glass lamps, LPUVC amalgam lamps, HID lamps, specialty fluorescent and more. Our skilled engineers understand UV radiation and develop custom phosphor blends to meet any wavelength requirement.  

We do this with a commitment to high quality and quick turn-around time, providing significant value to any supply chain. 

The Benefits of The LightSources Group

With our vast resources and expertise, partnering with The LightSources Group offers many benefits.  Our clients experience many advantages including:

  • Vast product line
  • Custom designed solutions
  • Prototype and proprietary lamp products
  • Flexible run sizes
  • Quick turn-around time
  • Internal engineering resources

The LightSources Group provides added value with lamp engineering expertise, design and development.  We provide specialty lamp solutions for your application to meet your specific requirements with the most effective and cost efficient lamp products. 

LightSources partners with clients to provide high quality lamps and strong, strategic partnerships. We add value to any supply chain with reliable, high-tech lamp solutions, tested and proven for maximum performance.  Contact us to speak with an engineer about your specialty lamp requirements. 


Ultraviolet Technology for Purified Sterile Air

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Ultraviolet technology is used worldwide in many types of UV air purification systems to deliver purified and sterile air. UV air purification improves the quality of air we breathe for improved health and wellness. UV technology for cleaner air is used in many residential, commercial and industrial settings.

UV air sterilization is proven to effectively remove harmful contaminants such as bacteria, viruses and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the air for a healthier environment. UV air purifiers are common in many commercial settings such as:

  • Schools
  • Daycares
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Medical offices
  • Business offices
  • Manufacturing facilities

UV air purification systems improve the quality of air in these environments and many others.  There are many benefits to ultraviolet germicidal technology, which include instant sterilization, proven effectiveness and little to no maintenance. UV air purifiers utilized in HVAC systems conveniently sterilize the air with effective and compact UV germicidal lamp solutions. 


Proven UVC Germicidal Lamp Solutions

UVC germicidal lamps are designed to emit UV radiation at precisely the right wavelength for antibacterial properties.  Ultraviolet radiation emitted at 254 nm is proven effective to instantly kill bacteria, viruses, dust, mold, mildew and airborne contaminants within seconds of exposure. UV lamps designed to emit UV radiation at 185 nm effectively create ozone which is a natural oxidizer and deodorizer. Ozone disinfection lamps dominate foul odors from the air as well as eliminating harmful toxins.  

Consult with a UV lighting expert to determine the best type of UVC germicidal lamps for your sterilization system. A reputable UVC germicidal lamp supplier will know exactly the right type of wavelength and specifications of lamps required to meet your germicidal application requirements. 


LightSources Is a UVC Germicidal Lamp Specialist

LightSources in the United States and LightTech in Europe, along with several valued partner companies, represent the LightSources Group which is recognized as a leading global supplier of high-tech lamps. The LightSources Group designs, engineers and manufacturers high-tech lamps for a variety of applications including UVC germicidal solutions. We offer low-pressure and medium pressure lamps designed with proprietary technology which outperform comparable lamps.

Our skilled and experienced lighting engineers provide custom designed lamp solutions to meet specific requirements. We offer several patented lamp technologies as well as the ability to mix custom phosphor blends to meet specific wavelength and germicidal requirements.

The LightSources Group offers one of the widest selections of high-tech lamps available germicidal solutions to fit any application. We provide quick turnaround with a vast product inventory and custom designed solutions to meet specific requirements. Contact us to learn more about our high tech germicidal solutions with proven UVC germicidal lamp technology.

High-Tech Miniature Specialty Fluorescent Lamps

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Miniature fluorescent lighting is found in many specialty applications and requires long-lasting, reliable performance. Miniature lamps can be found in many industries such as:

  • Computer backlighting
  • Copy, fax and scanning machines
  • Automotive components
  • Avionic displays
  • Military and civilian aircraft
  • Aerospace and space shuttle components
  • Fluorescent signs
  • Fluorescent lighting applications
  • Industrial curing
  • Quality vision systems
  • Medical and phototherapy applications

It is important to work with an experienced miniature lamp supplier to obtain consistently high-quality lamps for precision applications.


LCD Lighting Supplies High-Tech Miniature Fluorescent Lamps

LCD Lighting, LCDL, is a valued partner company to the LightSources Group and is recognized for high quality, high-tech specialty fluorescent and custom designed lighting solutions.  LCDL is an experienced specialty lamp manufacturer and leading global supplier of T2, T4, T5, T8 and T12 fluorescent lamps.  Miniature lamp products include:


  • CCFL Sub-Mini Lamps


Cold cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFL) are found in many fluorescent signs, especially products where bendable lighting is required.  CCFL lamps are also used in avionic and automotive displays, computer backlighting, military and aerospace applications.  


  • HCFL Lamps


Hot Cathode Fluorescent Lamps are found in many lighting applications such as computers, aerospace, automotive, signs, medical devices and graphic arts.  LCDL designs and manufactures HCFL lamps in sizes ranging from T2 to T12. 


  • Aperture and Reflectors


Aperture and reflector lamps control the light output with custom fixture design, typically along the linear path of a T12 lamp.  LCDL offers this technology in custom designed lamps, bent lamps and small diameter lamps at 3.0 mm. 


  • Compact Fluorescent Lamps


Compact fluorescent lamps provide high light output with extra long life and up to 75% energy cost savings over comparable incandescent lamps. Special colors and custom phosphor blends are available to meet exact specifications. 

LCDL is committed to delivering high performance fluorescent lamps developed with proprietary technology.  LCDL is a market leader with innovative fluorescent technologies which include:

  • Ultra-Bright™ – double the output in lumens/watts with maximum, long lasting uniformity. 
  • Robo-bend – allows manufacturing of hot-cathode lamps with a bending process.
  • Long-Life – Cathode construction which delivers extended operating life of up to 60,000 hours on T8 lamps and up to 50,000 on T12.
  • High CRI – proprietary color rendering index (CRI) with more rare earth tri-phosphors which creates true color with a natural look.

LCDL is part of The LightSources Group, a group of the most innovative and forward thinking lamp manufacturers in the world.  LCDL offers high performance, precision miniature lamps to a wide range of demanding applications. 


The LightSources Group is a leading provider of specialty fluorescent lighting solutions, meeting the demands of OEMs and manufacturers worldwide. We provide high quality, high performance and low-cost lighting solutions. Contact us today to learn more about our high-tech lamp solutions.

UV Phototherapy Lamps Provide Relief to Eczema Patients

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Eczema is a very irritating skin condition which affects people with patches of itchy, dry skin with different degrees of severity.  While there is no known cure for eczema, patience obtain relief with topical treatments such as corticosteroids, creams and ointments and also UV lamp phototherapy. Phototherapy is treatment with specially designed UV phototherapy lamps and must be prescribed by a doctor to obtain the right type of UV exposure.

Phototherapy for eczema and other dermatitis conditions may be performed in a doctor’s office or with phototherapy lamps in a patient’s home, under a doctor’s direction. UV phototherapy treatment is proven to improve the symptoms of many dermatitis conditions such as eczema, acne, vitiligo and other skin disorders.


How Do Light Therapy Lamps Work? 

UV phototherapy lamps are also called light therapy lamps and are effective by emitting the right wavelength of UV emissions in either UVA, UVB or UVC light.  UVB wavelengths in the narrow band specifically at 310 nm is proven to relieve eczema symptoms. UVA wavelengths may also be used combined with a medication called Psoralen, with a treatment referred to as PUVA.  

It is important to use the right type of UV lamps as regular tanning beds or other types of lamps will not have the right UV emission and could cause more harm than good.


LightSources Is a Leading Provider of UV Phototherapy Lamps

The lighting engineers at the LightSources Group are recognized as an authority on UV radiation, offering custom solutions to meet specific wavelength requirements. Our UVC germicidal lamps are found worldwide in phototherapy as well as germicidal applications. UVC germicidal lamps are effective at eliminating bacteria and viruses in water, on sufaces and in UV air treatment systems. UV lamps from LightSources are designed to improve health and wellness with germicidal and medical therapy benefits.

LightSources is recognized as the leading authority on UV lamp technology, with skilled engineers offering custom designed solutions.  We provide UV phototherapy lamps, UVC germicidal lamps and tanning solutions to OEMs worldwide. Contact us today to speak with an engineer about our proven UV phototherapy solutions.

Learn More about UV and Fluorescent Lamp Technology


The LightSources Group consists of the world’s leading manufacturers of specialty fluorescent and ultraviolet (UV) lamps, providing lighting solutions to a multitude of applications. LightSources in the United States and China combined with LightTech in Europe, which is home to a modern, state-of-the-art glass factory, as well as several partner companies provide first to market, patented lamp solutions which outperform comparable lamps. Our partner companies include Voltarc, LCD Lighting and Cerlux which mirror our commitment to quality, education and customer service.

Voltarc leads the industry in architectural and signage lighting solutions, LCDL offers specialty fluorescent lamps for many applications including avionic display and backlighting found in aircraft and military defense including the NASA space shuttle while Cerlux offers custom ceramic lamp components and sockets. Together, we offer lamps and lighting solutions for any application and a wealth of knowledge that we share in our educational resources available online.

Educational Resources for All Lighting Technology Applications

Our educational resources section includes FAQs and downloads in an easy to understand glossary of terms for all types of lamps including:

We offer detailed information available for download such as material safety data sheets, how to handle various lamps and broken lamps, education on UVC technology, lamp drawings and custom designed request forms. Additional resources  include Accredited Lab information on testing and regulations related to tanning lamps, as well as troubleshooting tips and a Resources and Partner section. 

The LightSources Group is committed to delivering the most effective and efficient lamps available as well as providing the most knowledgeable customer service for all lamp industry applications. We partner with OEMs large and small to help you understand industry-specific organizations, regulations and how to achieve maximum performance with cost effective, customized lighting solutions.

LightSources, LightTech and our affiliated partner companies represent the leading high-tech lamp designers and manufacturers available in the industry today. We offer the widest selection of lamps and lighting products found worldwide as well as an in-depth understanding of lighting technology to deliver the finest customer service. Contact us for all your lamp and lighting solutions and with any questions on lighting technology.

UV Sterilization Lamps Help Many Industries


Ultraviolet (UV) sterilization lamps have long been used in many germicidal applications and are becoming more and more popular in many commercial and residential uses as well. UVC germicidal lamps are specially designed to emit a powerful wavelength typically at 254 nm, which is proven to instantly eradicate harmful bacteria and viruses. Some UV lamps utilize ozone which develops at 185 nm and is a proven natural deodorizer and sterilizer.

UVC germicidal lamps are used in many surface sterilization applications such as:

  • Grocery stores
  • Dinner buffets
  • Restaurants in kitchens
  • Food and beverage industry
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals

UV lamps kill harmful pathogens, mold, mildew and viruses, providing safety to workers and consumers in these industries and many others.

UV lamps are also used in water sterilization applications such as:

  • Pool and spa
  • Fish hatcheries
  • Water reclamation
  • Water treatment systems for cities and municipalities
  • Ballast water treatment systems
  • Water life and sciences

UVC germicidal lamps eliminate harmful marine organisms, bacteria, viruses and toxins in water and kill some harmful bacteria that chlorine can’t.

UV lamps are very effective at sterilizing and purifying the air in UV air purification systems which are utilized in many environments such as:

  • Schools
  • Nursing homes
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Public buildings
  • Commercial property
  • Residential homes

UVC germicidal lamps provide clean and sterile air to promote health and wellness among all residents, visitors and employees in these environments and many others.  UV purification systems are utilized in HVAC equipment for highly effective sterilization of the air with very little maintenance required. Specially designed UV air purification lamps eliminates bacteria, viruses, dust, mold and mildew and even foul odors from the air. 

LightSources offers UVC germicidal lamps proven in these surface, with water and air purification systems with long-lasting effectiveness. We offer a wide selection of low pressure, medium pressure, medium and high output and patented Amalgam lamp technology to meet specific germicidal requirements.  We offer custom designed UV lamps, manufactured with high-quality components and custom designed phosphor blends.

The LightSources Group is committed to providing first to market, highly effective and energy efficient UV lamps and lighting solutions. We offer patented products developed with proprietary technology from skilled engineers with in-depth UV radiation knowledge and experience. Contact us to learn how to improve your UVC germicidal application with long-lasting, energy efficient UV lamp solutions.

Successfully Treat Psoriasis with UV Phototherapy Lamps

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Ultraviolet light is used in phototherapy lamps to successfully treat psoriasis and many other skin conditions.  Phototherapy, also called light therapy, is proven to provide successful treatment for many health conditions such as:

  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Vitiligo
  • Jaundice
  • Depression
  • Seasonal affective disorder

Using the right type of UV light therapy lamp is critical to achieving successful treatment. In fact, using the wrong type of lamp could make symptoms worse or not provide any benefit at all. It is important to follow your doctor’s orders and use a UV phototherapy lamp designed specifically for your condition.

The National Psoriasis Foundation endorses the use of phototherapy lamps for effective treatment of psoriasis under the care of a physician. Tanning beds to not provide the right wavelength of ultraviolet light and may damage the skin or make conditions worse.

LightSources Manufacturers High-Quality Phototherapy Lamps

Working with a reputable UV light therapy lamp supplier with in-depth knowledge of UV radiation will ensure that you receive the right type of lamp with the proper wavelength output.  UV radiation is emitted in either UVA, UVB or UVC wavelengths, with UVB wavelengths proven to successfully slow down the production of new skin cells.  This allows the skin to heal and improves symptoms of psoriasis.

UVB wavelengths in a narrow band and UVA emissions combined with a medication called Psoralen also provides relief to some patients suffering with psoriasis and may be referred to as PUVA treatment.  Patients using phototherapy for psoriasis may see an improvement in their symptoms as quickly as a few weeks or up to a few months depending on the severity of their condition.

LightSources is recognized as an authority on UV technology with in-depth knowledge of UV radiation and all applicable uses. We offer vast resources including a state-of-the-art glass factory in Europe, exceptional customer service, custom designed solutions and full support for OEMs large and small.  LightSources is committed to continual improvement through research and development and offers several patented lighting solutions which outperform comparable lamps.

LightSources is a leading global supplier of high quality UV lamps and lighting solutions to a wide range of industries and applications. We offer the widest selection of UV lamps as well as custom designed solutions and phosphor blends to meet your specifications. Contact us to learn more about our UV germicidal solutions and phototherapy lamps.



UV Technology Provides Water Sterilization Solutions


Ultraviolet (UV) technology is proven to provide powerful disinfection and sterilization properties to surfaces, air and water.  Ultraviolet radiation immediately kills viruses, bacteria, germs and harmful microorganisms within seconds upon contact. UV water sterilization systems are utilized worldwide in many applications such as:

  • Wastewater treatment
  • Drinking water for municipalities
  • Aquaculture
  • Ballast water treatment in ships
  • Many other water treatment applications

Wastewater Treatment

UV water sterilization systems are used in water reclamation and wastewater treatment applications worldwide to deliver safe water to cities, towns, villages, rural areas and farms. UV water treatment systems are safe and effective and leave no harmful chemical byproducts.

Drinking Water for Municipalities

UV water sterilization systems treat drinking water for municipalities to remove harmful bacteria and parasites known to cause illnesses. Ultraviolet radiation kills some germs that chlorine doesn’t and leaves no harmful chemical residue.

Ballast Water Treatment in Ships

The Ballast Water Management Convention was recently ratified by enough countries and passed for global enforcement, requiring all ships that sail in international waters to have an onboard ballast water treatment system.  Contaminated ballast water is one of the greatest threats to the sustainability of the planet’s oceans. UV technology is effectively used in onboard ballast water treatment systems and meets all regulations including US Coast Guard approval.

Aquaculture Treatment with UV Systems

UV systems are used in many aquaculture applications to clean and sterilize water for marine life. UV treatment systems are used in many aquaculture applications such as in fish hatcheries and reserves to promote healthy marine life.

UV water treatment systems are an important part of these water applications and many others to effectively kill germs and harmful contaminants in water. UVC radiation is proven to be highly effective, completely safe and cost-efficient with quality lamps providing long-lasting effectiveness which require minimal maintenance.

LightSources is a leading manufacturer of high-tech lamps and lighting solutions including UVC germicidal lamps. We design, engineer and manufacture patented products developed with proprietary technology proven to outperform comparable lamps. Contact us to speak with an engineer about our UVC germicidal solutions for surface, air and water treatment systems.

Innovative Tanning Lamps Provide Unsurpassed Performance


High-performance tanning lamps make all the difference for successful tanning salons.  Tanning customers are happier with tanning beds that deliver a deeper, darker tan that lasts longer.  The LightSources Group has been a valuable supplier to successful tanning salons worldwide with innovative tanning lamps developed with proprietary technology.

LightSources in the United States, and LightTech in Europe are known for delivering innovative lamp solutions and cutting edge UV technology.  We were among the first to deliver tanning lamps with varying strengths ranging from 2.6 UVB to 9.5 UVB to satisfy different skin tones.  LightSources offers tanning salon professionals opportunity to increase brand awareness and improve market share with customized lamps featuring their logo and custom color ceramic bases.

Our tanning lamps are found in salons worldwide and include lamps featuring patented tanning lamp technology such as:

Peak2 Technology® – this proprietary, cutting-edge tanning lamp technology delivers an even and natural tan all over. Specially designed to balance UVA and UVB emissions into one phosphor blend, Peak2Technolgy provides maximum tanning effects with dual spectral peaks.

A-Power™ – this low pressure, innovative tanning lamp technology provides a darker tanning effects usually achieved with a high-pressure lamp. A-Power™ brings UVA and UVB rays together with just the right combination to deliver a deeper, darker tan.

SolGlass® –  this cutting-edge tanning lamp technology delivers a unique phosphor blend which combines shortwave UVB with narrow band UVA emissions for maximum pigmentation.

Multitone™ – these innovative tanning lamps are known to deliver an even and natural tan without the harshness of some high-pressure facial units.

LightSources Offers Custom Tanning Lamp Solutions

The LightSources Group is known for providing high performance, first to market UV lamp solutions. We design, engineer and manufacture high-tech lamps which support OEMs worldwide. We offer the widest selection of UV lamps, UVC germicidal lamps and fluorescent lighting solutions available.

LightSources in the United States and LightTech in Europe support OEMs worldwide with cutting-edge, innovative lamp solutions. We offer a wide selection of standard lamps with custom designed lamps and components available. Contact us to learn more about our proprietary tanning lamp technology and how to improve your market share with the best tanning lamps available.

UV Phototherapy Lamps for Effective Psoriasis Treatment

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Phototherapy, commonly referred to as light therapy, refers to the use of light to produce medically beneficial treatment to a number of health conditions.  Ultraviolet (UV) light is proven to help patients with many ailments affecting the skin such as psoriasis, eczema, acne, jaundice and vitiligo as well as mood disorders such as depression and seasonal affective disorder. It is important to use the right type of UV phototherapy lamp for your condition as the wrong type of lamp could either not work at all or make symptoms worse.

Be sure to follow physician’s instructions and obtain UV phototherapy lamps from a reputable phototherapy lamp supplier with knowledge of UV radiation.

UV Phototherapy Proven to Improve Many Skin Conditions

UV phototherapy lamps are endorsed by the National Psoriasis Foundation to effectively treat psoriasis under a physician’s care. It is important to use the right type of lamp designed with the proper wavelength emission. Tanning beds do not deliver the same wavelength of UV light and could cause further damage to skin.

UV light in the UVB range is proven to improve symptoms of psoriasis by slowing down new skin cell production and allowing skin cells to heal. Patients can use special UV phototherapy lamps at home which deliver the right emission of UVB rays as prescribed by their physician. Narrow band UVB and UVA light therapy lamps may be used in combination with medication to provide relief to patients who may experience improvement in a few weeks to a few months.  

LightSources Custom Designed and Engineers Phototherapy Lamps

LightSources is recognized as a leading global supplier of lamps and lighting solutions with highly skilled design engineers possessing in-depth knowledge of UV radiation. We design, engineer and manufacture specialty UV phototherapy and UVC germicidal lamps to meet your specifications. Our vast global resources combined with a skilled design and engineering team allow us to deliver innovative, first to market UV lamp solutions which deliver long-lasting performance with energy efficiency.

The LightSources group provides OEM oriented solutions with prototypes and patented lamp products designed to improve your market share and brand awareness.

The LightSources group is a recognized leader in UV and fluorescent lamp solutions, offering patented products designed with cutting edge technology. We design, engineer and manufacture UV phototherapy lamps for effective medical treatment. Contact us to speak with an engineer and learn more about our vast product line and custom designed solutions.