Appliance Lighting Solutions, BJB – Technology for Light

BJB is the Global Market Leader in Providing Highly Sophisticated Lighting for Household Appliances

February 12, 2021 0

Many people don’t realize that the technology behind that little light in your refrigerator has a company with over 150 years of experience behind it. A leader in the precise technology necessary to maintain excellence in quality, BJB is the global market leader that supplies well-known brands with the practical solutions to deliver the light within your appliances.

With of 150 years of experience in the production of light sources, BJB specializes in LED technology, innovative solutions, numerous patents, and a vast product portfolio that has been the hidden champion delivering the lighting solutions to your household appliances.


Our experience in delivering these sophisticated lighting solutions allowed us to play a vital role as millions of households around the world had to stay home during the pandemic, utilizing their appliances more so than ever before. This increased demand created massive turnover in product within the sector of household appliances, impacting the way BJB GmbH & Co. KG was able to close out 2020, in what was challenging market conditions for all, with a profit.

COVID-19 cannot stop us, rather the opposite, explained Managing Director Philipp Henrici. BJB positioned itself early on with customers as a reliable development partner for innovative lighting components for household appliance industry. It’s paying off now.

Because the kitchen has become the defacto entertainment center as families depended less on eating out or attending events, it’s no longer a hub just for cooking but the kitchen is more of a living space that has seen much more demand over the past year. Also, cooking zones, ovens, cooker hoods and other large kitchen appliances are showpieces which gain in value when they are presented in a contemporary fashion with modern LED lighting. The household kitchens of today literally has become an essential part of living culture.


Because of this, BJB continues to constantly develop its lighting solutions, conforming to customer-specific requirements, which has become valued by our partners for the customized products that are precisely tailored to the needs of the market. The most important element BJB prides itself on is efficiency. That is our major focus!

The solutions we deliver for appliances provide:

  • Surpass conventional lights in colour rendering and performance
  • Superior quality for unmatched sustainability
  • Deliver sophisticated optical light control

Because of this focus, we bring more light to the hob, into the oven or refrigerator compartment, but also provide an enormous technical but also visual upgrade to the modern kitchen appliances.

This is the reason why BJB has made this motto: putting things in the right light and thus making their daily use of household appliances an enjoyable experience.

As Philipp Henrici confidently says:

Customers and users of the household appliance industry see us as a strong and reliable partner who consistently delivers effective and flawless products, and we plan to continue doing exactly this in 2021. This year, we expect further growth of this branch of our business in the home appliance segment.

The Managing Directors of BJB GmbH & Co. KG, Heiko Piossek (left) and Philipp Henrici (right)

Founded in 1867 by Friedrich Wilhelm Brokelmann, Franz Jager and Gustav Busse, BJB has been associated with lighting technology for more than 150 years. Initially the business began by manufacturing components for oil lamps. Since the beginning of the 20th century, BJB has been providing the electrical connection between the power source and the lamp. Equipped with this knowledge, the company continuously developed user-friendly lampholder systems, terminal blocks and switches up to the present day for markets throughout the world. In other words: BJB provides a “Connection to Light”. The process that these “connections” are installed and the progress which can be achieved in light fitting assembly is the objective of a further area of operation: ADS automation. Here 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. Visit us at BjB.com! We are “Technology for Light”.

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