Foundation of the company A.L.S. in Langenargen at Lake Constance by the still today managing director and owner Dieter Layer-Reiss with 2 employees and 300m² office and storage space.
1996 Relocation to Tettnang
Due to the rapid development and the associated requirement of more employees and more space A.L.S. moved to a new premises (1000m²) in 1996
2002 Relocation within Tettnang
Further growth and the resulting lack of space made it necessary to move to Mastorter Str. 29 in Tettnang in 2002.
2004 Opening up international markets
Due to the development of further markets and the cooperation with other luminaire companies Comparlux GmbH was founded. Through Comparlux GmbH international sales markets and OEM channels were opened up.
2008 Own LED production
Competitiveness is maintained and promoted through high investments in machinery, computer software (PCB
design, CAD, lighting design) and employee knowledge. Since 2008, the company has been manufacturing its
own LED modules with an SMD placement machine and associated peripherals. The philosophy of the management is to implement current industry developments into user-friendly and cost-effective solutions. The focus is
on the design of energy-efficient lighting solutions for complete projects.
2012 New building for production, R&D etc. was finished
Comparlux GmbH moved into a new additional production facility with approx. 1000 m² office space and 3000m² of production and storage space in order to be able to meet the constantly growing LED market and the interests of our customers.
2015 From Comparlux GmbH to light direct GmbH
As an adaptation to the market, Comparlux GmbH is renamed to light direct GmbH. Also a webshop has been founded www.light.de.
2019 Merger into A.L.S. GmbH
Merger of A.L.S. GmbH & Co. KG and light direct GmbH into A.L.S. GmbH and relocation to the current company headquarters at Mastorter Str. 31 in Tettnang.
2021 A.L.S today
A.L.S. GmbH produces and trades of luminaires as well as luminaire components and is thereby a supplier of
luminaires and lighting systems for indoor and outdoor as well as a designer of lighting concepts and lighting
solutions. A.L.S. currently employs 32 people with an office and warehouse area of 5400 m². We invest inten-
sively in the knowledge of our employees and are always up to date with current industry-related topics and
- Extensive program range
- Large storage capacity
- Good quality to reasonable prices
- Flexible due to own production
- Attractive prices for driver and lamps
- Personal support for your needs
- Customized solutions (e.g. project related LED solutions)