Philips in Massachusetts: The place we call home

Massachusetts is an international center of higher education and medicine that has earned a reputation as the intellectual capital of America. It's also home to some of the most innovative and successful companies in the world, including several divisions of Royal Philips Electronics.

While Philips Lighting, Consumer Lifestyle, and Healthcare solutions impact the lives and wellbeing of people all over the world, our influence is magnified in Massachusetts, where we employ nearly 5,000 people in five locations, generating $237 million in payroll annually.

Hometown favorites

Andover. As the global headquarters for Philips Healthcare and U.S. headquarters Philips Electronics North America, our Andover location employs approximately 2,600 people. Most are involved in creating, engineering, marketing, and manufacturing imaging and information solutions designed to improve the health and wellbeing of people around the world.

Wilmington. A skilled manufacturing force of 250 people build, assemble and ship Lightolier products at this facility.

Framingham. Philips Lifeline is the #1 medical alert service trusted by hospitals and healthcare professionals. It gives more than 600,000 vulnerable seniors instant access to 900 professionals at our two call centers, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Fall River. Lightolier's 950 employees are committed to creating "Lighting that Makes a Difference". The company continues to lead the way in creating breakthrough lighting solutions.

Burlington. More than 100 employees develop, market, and support our solid-state lighting solutions at Color Kinetics or conduct research and development at Philips Innovation Center.

Keeping Massachusetts healthy

Philips Healthcare's imaging and informatics solutions are known and respected by healthcare institutions and professionals around the world, including here in Massachusetts. In the last 3 years alone:

Investing in our local economy

Philips investment in Massachusetts over the last eight years has totaled more than $2.3 billion with the acquisition of Lifeline® Medical Alert systems in Framingham, Color Kinetics lighting solutions in Burlington and Genlyte, maker of Lightolier solid state lighting, in Fall River.


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