Phillips was established in the Netherlands in 1891 by Anton & Gerard Philips. The company began manufacturing carbon-filament lamps and by the turn of the century had become one of the largest producers in Europe.
Philips’ research laboratory started introducing its first innovations in x-ray and radio technology and over the years, the list of innovations & inventions has grown. The 1990s was a decade of significant change for Philips. By 1995, Philips had sold 300 million Philishave electric shavers. Building on the success of its Compact Disc technology, in 1997 Philips cooperated with Sony to introduce another innovation that became the fastest growing home electronics product in history: the DVD and in 2008 Philips sold its one-millionth Whole Fruit Juicer.
Philips specialise in three key areas: healthcare, lighting and consumer lifestyle products.
Hughes stock a wide range of Philips products, all of which can be viewed by clicking on the links below: