About Us

Open for business since 1947, the Barbizon Lighting Company (Barbizon) is the world’s leading provider of turnkey entertainment lighting systems and products – specializing in the design, sale, service, and installation/integration of lighting, rigging, and control equipment for television, film, live productions, performing arts, themed environments, houses of worship, and architecture. From Barbizon’s eight locations in North America and a location in Europe, we provide industry-leading solutions for our full range of customers. Known as the industry leader, Barbizon boasts an uncontested range of experience, time-tested relationships with product manufacturers, and a first-class team of Systems Integrators, Project Managers, Field Service Technicians, Specifiers, Sales Associates, General Administrators, and Managers.

We have more than 20,000 products in stocking locations worldwide and represent hundreds of manufacturers. We have a vast inventory of virtually anything you could need for lighting and rigging. No one carries more products or can get them to you faster.


There isn’t anyone else that has the same breadth or depth of experience in integrating lighting and rigging systems or managing projects from the simple to the complex.

We have the largest and best-trained team of lighting professionals in the industry. We have product specialists to connect you with exactly what you need, systems integrators to help you pull it all together, project managers to direct the process and supervise the details, and technical services available 24/7 to meet your emergency needs.


Whatever your stage, Barbizon has products, experience, and expertise for lighting professionals and amateurs in every field:



Television / Studios




Production and A/V

Themed Environments / Retail

Wholesale / Resale Supply


The proof is in the delivery. Any company can promise great personal service, but we take pride in delivering superior personal service. Lamps, tape, and gel are commodities. Expertise, packaging, and personal service are the factors that set our service apart from the rest. We can’t earn your loyalty without them. For every Barbizon employee – from accounting to sales to shipping – there is a single driving philosophy: Connect the customer with what they need, when they need it, at a fair price.


Barbizon Lighting Company’s largest shareholder is our employee group, which currently owns 51% of the company (via an Employee Stock Ownership Program.) We are deeply invested in the well-being of our employees and their families. Barbizon provides competitive compensation, including comprehensive health care to the employee and the employee’s spouse and children at no cost to the employee. Additionally, the company provides a match to each employee’s 401(k) contribution, company-paid life, and disability insurance, paid time off, and participation in both the company’s Profit-Sharing Program and Employee Stock Ownership Program.