Industry Leading Standard

The ANSI/PLATO FL 1- 2019 Standard, an approved American National Standard, aims to improve portable light quality and packaging transparency. The standard strengthens the portable lights industry by providing more credibility to those portable lights companies correctly using the standard and its icons.

About The Standard

WHITE PAPER: The critical importance of the ANSI/PLATO FL 1 -2019 Standard 

The ANSI/PLATO FL-1 2019 Standard provides clarity for the portable lighting industry but today’s resellers and consumers are sometimes not aware of the standard or, in some cases, are choosing to ignore it. 

This must change.  

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Member Benefits

Industry Oversight

Members enjoy access to and input into the portable lighting industry's ANSI/PLATO FL 1- 2019 Standard. Members also gain a partner regarding false product specifications or performance claims.

Brand Recognition

PLATO members are widely viewed as leaders in the portable lighting industry dedicated to upholding robust product standards and advancing the portable lighting industry. Members in good standing may use the PLATO brand icons on their marketing materials and product packaging to convey this leadership position.

Industry Information

PLATO provides members information on industry-specific market research, subject-matter experts and educational materials.

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