Philips Lighting Company is the world's largest lighting producer, manufacturer and marketer of products for industrial, commercial and consumer markets. With U.S. headquarters in Somerset, NJ, Philips Lighting markets more than 2,500 lighting products to the retail, industrial/commercial, consumer and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) markets. Philips Lighting innovations include ALTO low-mercury lamp technology, the compact fluorescent lamp, QL Induction Lighting and the halogen automotive headlamp. Philips Halogen Brilliant Crystal bulb is The Official Light Bulb of the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball. Philips Lighting employs almost 10,000 people in manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities throughout North America, and the division had annual global sales of over $5.1 billion for the year 2003.