Our Mission:

PLATO promotes the common interests of companies manufacture portable lighting products, including the development and maintenance of product performance standards, industry education, market research and issue advocacy.

Progress Is Key

And we're making plenty!

January 2007

ANSI Flashlight Standards Committee Formed

August 2009

ANSI/NEMA FL-1 Standard Published

May 2010

First meeting to discuss forming a Trade Organization

September 10, 2010

PLATO is officially registered in the State of Del as a 503 c6 non profit

December 2, 2010

First official PLATO Board meeting

January 2011 to Present Day

Grown to 30 members!

May 2015

PLATO becomes ANSI Standards Development Organization

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