OSRAM SYLVANIA celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2001. Together with our parent company -- OSRAM GmbH of Munich, Germany and its affiliates we are the second largest light and materials company in the world, serving customers in more than 140 countries. OSRAM SYLVANIA is proud of our longstanding reputation of providing solutions in homes, businesses and institutions, automobiles and a broad range of specialty applications. In fact, we've been doing just that since 1901. Over the years, we've changed to reflect the markets we serve and the customers we reach. Through this time of change and discovery, one thing has remained constant - a belief that our ideas can make a difference in every person's life and that our products reflect a commitment to making our world more comfortable, more productive and more imaginative.