Truck-Lite is a leading producer of forward and safety lighting, wiring harnesses, turn signals and safety accessories for the medium- and heavy-duty truck, trailer, off-road and commercial vehicle industries.
Company / Brand Profile
Truck-Lite is established by George Baldwin.
Company introduced first independent grounded wiring system.
First company in the transportation industry to use polycarbonate material for light housing and lenses.
Introduced the first sealed wiring harness system.
Introduced the Super 40, the industry’s first sealed and shock-mounted stop/turn/tail lamp.
Introduced the first full-system lighting and harness written warranty.
Introduced world’s first LED S/T/T lamp.
Offered First Lifetime Harness Warranty.
Introduced the first white LED license, dome, and back-up lights.
Introduced LED lighting to military market.
Acquired Raydyot (Birmingham, UK), entering the mirror market.
Truck-Lite acquired the assets of Signal-Stat Lighting Products, gaining manufacturing processes for sealed and bulb-replaceable lighting, turn signals, emergency lighting and vehicle accessories.
Acquired FER (Eisenach, Germany), establishing European lighting manufacturing.
Acquired Rubbolite (Harlow, UK), increasing European OEM and aftermarket lighting.
Introduced first LED Headlamp System.
Acquired Davco (Saline, MI), entering fuel processor business.
Introduced world’s first DOT-compliant 7” round LED headlight.
Introduced the first LED mini marker clearance light.
Introduced world’s first custom-designed LED headlight for Class 8 trucks.
Acquired Rigid Industries (Phoenix, AZ), expanding LED lighting presence.
Introduced the ROADMAX™ custom LED headlight system for the medium-duty market.
Introduced Road Ready®, the industry’s first true “smart” trailer monitoring system.
Company announces relocation of headquarters to Knowledge Park at Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pennsylvania.