- Our Journey
With a rich legacy that precedes its name, Wipro Lighting today is synonymous with reliable innovations that continue to light up thousands of lives across India. Here's a look at our journey and milestones through the years.
Wipro was founded in 1945 by MH Premji in Amalner, a small town in Maharashtra, riding the wave of an imminent Indian Independence. It started as a manufacturer of vegetable and refined oils under the trade name of Sunflower.
Wipro continued to expand in the consumer products domain under the division – Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting. "Santoor" soap was launched in 1986 and it went on to become one of the top selling soaps in the country and catapulted Wipro as a leading FMCG in personal care.
The emergence of Wipro Limited
With over 40 years of experience, Wipro Products Limited entered the world of IT domain in the year 1981, and there by changing its name to Wipro Limited. With the break of the internet in the 1990's, Wipro placed itself as one of the top IT companies. It also emerged as a company known for its extensive range of products and services, commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship.
By gaining the much deserved recognition, Wipro Limited gained momentum and continued to expand in the consumer products domain under the division – Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting. In the year 1986, Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting launched "Santoor" Soap which became one of the top selling soaps in the country and catapulted Wipro as a leading FMCG in personal care.
THE BIRTH OF LIGHTING
In 1992, we extended our wing into the retail and institutional segment with Wipro Lighting. Our aim was to offer the latest and innovative LED lighting solutions designed to enhance every home and office space. We were the first to launch a comprehensive LED Lighting range for consumer and institutional segment in India.
Today, with over 20 years of experience in commercial and institutional lighting, Wipro Lighting provides its customers unique lighting solutions that are derived from their needs and surpass their expectations at each level. Currently, Wipro offers a range of lighting solutions that consists of LEDs, Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs), consumer luminaries, fluorescent lamps, and general lighting lamps.
THE GROWTH STORY
We built 3 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at Mysore, Waluj and Baddi, dedicated to providing consumers only the best in class and environment friendly lighting solutions.
To stay on our path & promise of delivering quality & trusted products, making us a trusted & leading provider of lighting solutions in the Indian market, today.
We cater to 80000 electrical outlets and 500,000 grocers making us one of the best distributed lighting companies in India. With a CAGR of 20% in the past 3 years, we are one of the fastest growing lighting companies.