Lutron Electronics Company, Inc. is a privately held corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells
lighting control systems and a variety of other related products. Its world-wide operations are headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valleyregion of the state.
Its founder and owner Joel Spira was the inventor of the world's first solid state dimmer in
1959, which served as the basis of Lutron's early business. Since that time, Lutron has expanded its offerings to over 10,000 products. Today it is one of the world's leading lighting control companies for both residential and commercial applications. Lutron is particularly noted for its innovation, high quality control standards, significant investment in research and development, and large portfolio of intellectual property.
Lutron has many campuses around the world, and each campus typically deals with one part of either the design proces, or distribution in that part of the world. Lutron's largest campus is located in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, and include servers for internal and external use, as well as extensive design and testing facilities.
Lutron hosts a variety of events each year for employees and family. One of the biggest events is the Lutron Clambake, held annually, and involves a company picnic with employees and family. One dozen clams are guaranteed for each person who purchases a ticket. This event is only open to employees and their respective families.
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