About Us Ushio Inc. started out in 1964 as a manufacturer of industrial light sources and has since evolved into a "creator of light" that offers light source units, devices, systems and light solutions. These products have been developed around core technologies for new light sources and optical systems that eventually have expanded to encompass unique application technologies. Ushio's light technology is not only applied in the area of "illumination" but also is proving useful in various industrial segments around the world as well as opening up new realms of use and application as "energy". Expectations of "light" as an effective means for resolving bottlenecks in technological innovation have reached new heights. Ushio is committed to contributing to the development of an affluent society and lifestyle through "innovation in light".