Koehler Brightstar

Koehler Brightstar designs and manufactures Intrinsically Safe high lumen industrial lighting for dark, hazardous job sites.

Koehler-Bright Star has a long, accomplished tradition in the design and development of batteries and lamps for mine safety. Founded in 1912, Koehler manufactured the first naptha-burning safety light ever approved by the U.S. Bureau of Mines for explosive coal mining atmospheres. In 1918 Koehler developed the first electric, rechargeable cap lamp. Koehler went on the develop the world’s first Lithium Ion powered cap lamp which continued to provide the most reliable light in the marketplace.