From our begining in 1916, light was treated as energy for the first time.

1916

From our begining in 1916, light was treated as energy for the first time.

Light is not only for brightness or darkness, it is also wavelengths.
That is how we think about light.

The planning office

1973

Industrial halogen lamps for commercial

The planning office was established inside Ushio Inc.
with Harumi Fujimoto who is lighting designer as planner.
The basis of Lighting fixture brand “ModuleX” for professional lighting was consolidated

Stage lighting technique is at our core.

1974

Stage lighting technique is at our core.

ModuleX looks for light to inspire human emotions by using the effects of lighting.

USHIOSPAX Inc.

1975

USHIOSPAX Inc. is established in October, independent from Lighting Division of USHIO Inc.

Head office is located in Aoyama, Tokyo
USHIOSPAX is launched as a functional lighting fixture maker with
the combination of stage lighting technique and optical technology

Categorization of lighting functions

1976

Categorization of lighting functions

USHIOSPAX, with the background of stage lighting,
categorizes lighting functions depending on usage and defines
what functional lighting should be

Framework of functional lighting

Framework of functional lighting

First downlight and wallwasher with halogen lamp of high color
rendering are launched
Product framework based on category of lighting function is est ablished

Lighting Modulation Room

1977

Lighting Modulation Room is established to provide lighting design
Head office moves to Akasaka
Modulation Room is established to enable customers to feel
Lighting effects

Osaka office is established

1978

Osaka office is established

BLACK CONE

1980

BLACK CONE “Various Lights from One Single Form”

Fixtures should not be stood out, and light effect should be focused on.
A variety of light function from one single shape of fixture is realized

Downlights

1981

Downlights “Light as You Want and Freely Depending on T.P.O of Space”

Quantity of light, quality of light, and light function are expanded.
Depending on purpose and usage, a variety of light effects
is provided even by the same diameter of fixture

Innovation investment 1st generationInnovation investment 1st generation

First large-scale investment of core development in ModuleX's’ history
12 kinds of integrated reflectors are designed and developed,
based on functional category of light variation,
Diverse hardware system is launched
Fixture body design whose material is aluminum die-casting is realized

SX-100

1981

SX-100 “That's One-Body Magician”

Lighting system which can change varieties of light
even after the installation is embodied

SLICK

1982

SLICK “Why Nobody Noticed Before?”

Lighting fixture meets architectural request

Light Painting

1983

Light Painting “Uniting Stage with Commercial Field”

Combination of stage and commercial space
Not only effects of light but safety and reliability is sought for

NUMBER CATALOGUE is released.

NUMBER CATALOGUE is released.

Declaration of strict self-criticism for the present system.
It is the beginning of self-complaint as ModuleX corporate activity to review the products which ModuleX has launched.

POWER LIGHTING

1985

POWER LIGHTING “This is Aesthetic of Power”

Realization of unexperienced lighting with halogen lamp 300W
and HID lamp 400W

CHIBI・LA

1986

CHIBI・LA “Lighting Fixture Becomes So Small”

Size of lighting fixture becomes 1/8 smaller than traditional one,
keeping same function and quality as traditional one

ModuleX Everlasting Lighting Fixture to Keep Developing

1994

ModuleX “Everlasting Lighting Fixture to Keep Developing ”

Changeability and possibility of lighting system are estalished as
module design Lighting Modulation, USHIOSPAX’sphilosophy since
foundation, is embodied

Innovation investment 2nd generationInnovation investment 2nd generation

“Acceleration for Module Structure” ModuleX's second investment
of core development
Challenge to brand-new structure beyond traditional concept of
lighting fixture; Module structure made from aluminum die-casting,
standardization of size, and changeability of installing and re moving freely

THE STAGE

1994

THE STAGE

Expansion of lighting effect from stage to town which only professionals
of stage lighting could realize

CHIVICCO

1995

CHIVICCO Series of ultimate miniature lighting fixture is launched

ModuleX Factory is established

1999

ModuleX Factory is established

ModuleX Factory has original system of unit manufacture based
on module design philosophy

Innovation investment 3rd generationInnovation investment 3rd generation

“Change of Light Source” ModuleX's third investment
of core development
Mainstream of light source changes to metal-halide lamp
with high luminous efficacy

ModuleX_catalog

2002

ModuleX product for Outdoor is launched

Technologies from different industry such as building material field
and automotive one are applied

ModuleX HIZUKI

HIZUKI Combination of core lighting technology

with modern industrial art Winning of GOOD DESIGN AWARD
Selection of Japanese design top 100 by JETRO

>ModuleX 80 CHIBI・LA Ver.2

2004

ModuleX80 “New Legend in 18th Anniversary”

Acceleration of module design, following basic concept
Metal Halide Lamp is installed to fixture whose size is MR16

ModuleX INDEX

ModuleX INDEX is released

For the dictionary of lighting,
the scheme of functional lighting fixtures is edited

THE DOWNLIGHT

2007

THE DOWNLIGHT “To Keep Principle of Downlight”

Standard of Down Light which has developed in parallel with history
of modern architecture is embodied by modern optical technologies

ModuleX 130 ONE Thity

2009

ModuleX 130 | ONE Thity

“To Make Fixtures Much More Smaller, To Provide
Much More Brighter Lighting, Limit Cannot be Seen Yet”
Pursuit of optics continues without changing principle
since foundation (35 years ago)

Innovation investment 4th generationInnovation investment 4th generation

“Pursuit of Optical Technology” ModuleX's fourth investment
of core development
Downsizing of par scale from φ 150, the traditional mainstream, to φ 130

ModuleX Global catalogue is released

2010

ModuleX Global catalogue is released

Promotion of ModuleX to overseas is launched
Realization of providing lighting solution globally which includes application
of light source, power supply, etc. in each country from the beginning

ModuleX 130 ONE-Thirty

ModuleX 130 | ONE-Thirty

Expansion of Product Lineup
Light source for next generation is mounted
Pursuit of optical technology and realization of radiate technology innovation

ModuleX 60 CHIVICCO

2011

ModuleX 60 | CHIVICCO

Lighting fixture for professional requirement whose size is only φ 60

ModuleX_catalog

2012

ModuleX Green Technologies

Proposal of the integrated lighting solution which can also decrease environmental burden
without cost of effect and comfort

ModuleX LIGHTING SOLUTIONS (SINGAPORE)Pte.Ltd.

ModuleX LIGHTING SOLUTIONS (SINGAPORE)Pte.Ltd.

ModuleX LIGHTING SOLUTIONS(SINGAPORE)Pte. Ltd. is established.
The Singapore office is established as the first subsidiary for global
sales promotion, overseas business is expanded.

Innovation investment 5th generationInnovation investment 5th generation

Beyond the stereotype of LED lighting fixture and jump to innovative
lighting with much more comprehensive solution required in next era

ModuleX SLICK Platform

2013

ModuleX SLEEK Platform

Expansion of application performance “Development of ModuleX platform”
Realization of innovative multiple OPTICS and appropriate illuminance from fixture whose height is low

ModuleX GRID Platform

ModuleX GRID Platform

Expansion of application performance “Development of ModuleX platform”
Fundamental development “New innovation of linear and plane form”

ModuleX Night 2013 in Singapore

ModuleX Night 2013 in Singapore

Chinatown,Shingapore ModuleX Night 2013 party is held in Sinagpore.
Over 400 guests such as creators and designers join the party from 14 countries
and recognition of unsurpassed lighting effects is expanded

ModuleX Product guide book vol.1 is released.

ModuleX Product guide book vol.1 is released.

The product lineup based on fundamental innovation 5th generation and specific application of integrated lighting solution are shown.

ModuleX LIGHTING SOLUTIONS (AMERICAS)

ModuleX LIGHTING SOLUTIONS (AMERICAS)

The new base is established in New York.
Entry to North American, and Central and South American market.

Company name changes to “ModuleX Inc.”

40th anniversary “ModuleX Inc.” On September 1, 2013

Company name changes to “ModuleX Inc.”
at the timing of memorable 40th anniversary of the foundation.

MODS, spotlight for outdoor, is launched.

MODS, spotlight for outdoor, is launched.

The delicate lighting effect for the interior is also provided to the exterior.
The fundamental design of ModuleX lighting fixtures for outdoor is established.

Expansion of product lineup of SLEEK platform

2014

Expansion of product lineup of SLEEK platform

High utility and performance are realized.
Spotlight, wall washer downlight, and downlight with IP 45 are added in SLEEK product lineup.

Renewal of ModuleX 100 Kiddie series

Renewal of ModuleX 100 Kiddie series

ModuleX technology for evolution of optical source

Moving aggressively into architecture light industry

Moving aggressively into architecture light industry

Started kicking in activities to architecture light industry such as galleries or museums

The University of Electro-Communications

Start of Collaboration between industry and academia

ModuleX launches cooperation business with The University of Electro-Communications.
Academic viewpoint is added to creative and innovative ideas, creating the new business value to explore the global market.

The new base is established in London. New entry to European market.

The new base is established in London. New entry to European market.

QModuleX GRID Quadrates

2015

ModuleX GRID Quadrates is launched.

GRID Quadrates can change the light distribution and spectrum freely.

ICBEST 2015 Singapore

ICBEST 2015 Singapore

The paper on the lighting effect of ModuleX GRID Quadrates is presented to IEEE society in collaboration with The University of Electro-Communications.

Innovation investment 6th generationInnovation investment 6th generation

“Acceleration of modularity and original optical technology”
“ModuleX MUSEUM Platform”, flagship model in ModuleX product lineup, is lauched.
The concept of relation between scale and power is innovated, realizing overwhelming originality.

Just-released ModuleX Product guide Vol.7

Just-released ModuleX Product guide Vol.7

Challenging forward fusion with natural light and artificial light,
Realizing spectrum design,
And creating a new possibility of Modulation

Starting business with medical welfare industory, educational institution, and public institution.

Starting business with medical welfare industory, educational institution, and public institution.

Utilizing comprehensive light solutions
Increasing the demands on lights stimulating feelings, not just a lighting fixture

Relocation of Osaka branch

2016

Relocation of Osaka branch

The new base to embody integrated lighting solution is realized in Osaka.

Renewal of headquaters

Renewal of Tokyo headquaters in progress as a second-established anniversary project
Providing a new place you can experience comprehensive light solutions