OSRAM celebrated its 107th birthday in 2013. For more than 100 years,
OSRAM has been "passionate about intelligent light". As a globally
operating company, we also explicitly encourage socially and environmentally
responsible policies around the world. 86.924: This was the register number in the
Trademark Directory, the start of an exciting story in the history of German
industry. It is one of the most traditional brand names in the world,
synonymous with light around the globe and first saw the light of day itself
more than one hundred years ago. On April 17, 1906 the brand name of OSRAM was
entered in the Trademark Directory of the Imperial Patent Office in Berlin.
The brand name of OSRAM was "born" in 1906 and registered by
the Deutsche Gasglühlicht-Anstalt (also known as Auer-Gesellschaft). The world
famous name from 1906 was created from the names of the two materials that were
needed at the time to produce filaments - initiallyOsmium and later Wolfram(or tungsten as it is now more commonly known).
13 years later (on July 1, 1919) it became part of a company name: OSRAM Werke