Company Profile

The Story of EGLO

EGLO is a family-owned company with Tyrolean roots that feels at home everywhere in the world. Founded in 1969 we have gained a foothold in more than 50 countries on all continents. The exciting mixture of Austrian tradition and the diverse cultural influences of our sales branches creates our varied, innovative product range. Please learn more about our company on the following pages. - 240 employees at EGLO headquarters in Austria - 1,500 people on payroll in more than 50 countries (excl. production) - A further 1,600 are employed on production sites worldwide. - turnover of € 435 million in the year 2015 - Approx. 90% of the products are developed In- house. - showrooms in Europa, America and Asia with more than 20,000m² - 77 subsidiaries on 5 continents certified in major International standards (e.g. TÜV Süd, ENEC 60598, RoHS, Inmetro, ETL, CCC, SAA)


EGLO was founded by Ludwig Obwieser


Construction of the first company-owned building in Pill / Austria with 1,600m² area and start of own production


Erection of production facility and later conversion to central warehousing facility in Pásztó / Hungary


Erection of the central warehouse in Pill / Austria


Start of production in China


Erection of the central warehouse in Oosterhout / Netherlands


40-year-anniversary and opening of the new showroom at the head office in Pill / Austria Erection of the sales offices in Tlajomulco de Zuniga / Mexico


Purchase of the new sales offices in Atlanta / USA


Erection of the new sales offices and warehouse in Québec / Canada


Redesign of the showroom at the head office in Pill with the EGLO collections


Launch of the new product segments “Vintage” and “Stars of Light”


Start of production in India


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