J.W. Speaker is not a speaker company. Instead, they specialize in LED & other emerging lighting technologies and proudly design, manufacture & assemble their products in Germantown, Wisconsin USA.
J.W. Speaker is focused on developing innovative and high quality vehicle lighting solutions that are second to none. They constantly explore new and emerging technologies with the goal of providing better performance for OEM and aftermarket customers.
» 1935 – J.W. Speaker Corporation’s early products included tire repair equipment and kits, radiator fronts, car and truck mirrors, and automotive lighting.
» 1940 – In the early 1940’s, J.W. Speaker Corporation developed the Heatab® miniature portable stove and the P-38 GI can opener – both of which were widely used during World War II and for several decades thereafter by the U.S. military.
Heatab miniature portable stove & P-38 GI can opener
» 1960 – Under the leadership of John’s son Jack the corporation shifted its focus to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vehicular lighting – initially for lawn & garden and golf & turf tractors. Since then, J.W. Speaker has developed and specialized in manufacturing a wide variety of lighting products for other OEMs in agriculture, construction, on road commercial, material handling, mining, motorcycle, recreation, and aviation markets.
» Today – J.W. Speaker Corporation is still a family-run business and is led by John’s grandsons, Tim and Jamie Speaker.