Industry Leading Standard

The ANSI/PLATO FL 1- 2016 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
 

The ANSI/PLATO FL 1-2016 Standard is currently being updated. On Friday, July 19, ANSI published in its Standards Action a notice that the revision of clause 3.4.2.2 is available for public review and comment.  If you'd like to see the revison and/or comment on it, please email info@plato-usa.org

The comment deadline for the ANSI PR is August 18, 2019.

WHITE PAPER: The critical importance of the ANSI/PLATO FL 1 -2016 Standard 

The ANSI/PLATO FL-1 2016 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.  

Read the White Paper 

 

Member Benefits

Industry Oversight


Members enjoy access to and input into the portable lighting industry's ANSI/PLATO FL 1- 2016 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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