The Portable Lights American Trade Organization (PLATO) is being formed by companies involved in the manufacture and sale of portable lighting tools to promote the interests of the industry and the common business interests of the companies that comprise this industry. It is the first trade association of its kind in the portable lighting industry.
PLATO will help move the industry forward by performing a variety of functions, including:
• Help to enforce the accurate and transparent use of industry standards, such as the ANSI/NEMA FL-1 standard
• Assist in developing other industry product and safety standards
• Help guard against false advertising and similar unfair trade practices in the industry
• Provide an educational forum for members and supply educational materials
• Represent the industry to the public and to the government
NITECORE (a subbrand of Sysmax) is the 15th member of this organization and also the only Chinese company which is admitted to this organization. Its presence makes Chinese company finally have a role to play in the international market. NITECORE will avail itself of this opportunity to boost the development of the China’s portable illumination industry standardization with its best efforts.