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BJB is now a member of the Club of Excellence®

July 23, 2021 0

Award-winning innovation: BJB GmbH & Co. KG from Arnsberg was awarded the TOP 100 seal of 2021 in the TOP 100 competition, which is unique in Germany. This is the 28th time that particularly innovative medium-sized companies are honored with this award.

With great innovative strength, BJB has developed numerous future-oriented products for the new business field “Technology for Light” for everything to do with LEDs in recent years, which is leading the company to solid growth.

The organization of BJB, including research and development, was consistently geared towards innovations for the new electronic technology,” explains Managing Director Philipp Henrici.

This innovation management also convinced the scientists from TOP 100: BJB was accepted into the Club of Excellence® and can therefore call itself one of the most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany in 2021.

150 years of competence in the lighting industry

BJB has existed as a family business for over 150 years. What began with kerosene lamps led over the electrical bridge to light (lamp base and sockets) to today’s product portfolio: “Technology for Light”: From LED connection and fastening systems and LED connection and mounting terminals, to optics and lighting solutions for the household appliance industry ( “Light for Appliances”). With an export share of 80%, BJB is also considered a Hidden Global Champion.

Through new patent and utility model applications in 2020, the fundamental realignment and adaptation of the business model was successfully completed. Philipp Henrici is also positive with regard to significant sales increases in the company.

About the TOP 100 competition

Since 1993, innovation management and above-average innovation successes of medium-sized companies have been evaluated by compamedia’s TOP 100 competition under strictly scientific criteria and awarded the TOP 100 Innovator seal.

The focus is on whether innovations are the result of a planned approach and how the solutions succeed on the market. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke has been in charge of the selection process since 2002, and is one of the leading researchers in his field internationally, with 25 research awards and over 200 publications to his name.On November 26, 2021, all award winners of the current year will come together in Ludwigsburg and be honored by TOP 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar.


Founded in 1867, BJB has been associated with lighting technology for more than 150 years. Since the beginning of the 20th century, BJB has been a specialist in the development and production of lighting solutions. Our product portfolio includes LED connection systems, terminal blocks, connector systems, mounting systems, SMD terminal blocks, optics and solutions for the circular economy in the lighting industry. In other words: BJB provides “Technology for Light”. In a further area of operation – ADS automation – we develop, build and supply customer-specific systems for the automation of light fitting production. A third important element is our lighting solutions for domestic appliances, as a dominant player in the industry.

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