About Empco-Lite

At Empco-Lite, we are proud to be soley focused on manufacturing and supplying airport, marine, railroad, and highway lighting products. When you turn to Empco-Lite for your lighting needs, you’ll discover we are the ideal size. We are large enough to handle your work, but small enough that you wont get lost in the shuffle. Excellent customer service is only part of our deal. The real magic happens when excellent customer service meets high-quality products, which is exactly why our products are trusted by the biggest names in the industry, like the National Highway Safety Administration, American Traffic Safety Services Association, Flasher Barricade Association, and the Transportation Safety Equipment Institute.

Mission Statement

The mission of Elgin Molded Plastics, Empco-Lite, and AKT Corporation is to fully satisfy the expectations of our customers by producing the highest quality products on time, each and every time, through the use of effective teamwork, employee involvement, and a dedication to excellence in everything we do with a view of continuous improvement.

See how it all comes together

Our Divisions

Elgin Molded

Where it all began (Custom Injection Molding)


Airport, Marine, and Railroad Lighting

AKT Corporation

Delineators, Barrier Wall Markers, and Traffic Signal Lenses

Core Values


Family-owned, 70+ years in business, all products are American-made

about Empco-Lite

Pride in our Work

We are committed to producting high-quality products

Our Process


Our dedicated reps focus on clear and concise customer communication

Meet the team

Our Process

Empco-lite products are made at our own local facility, Elgin Molded

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