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Buy American Act Compliant Certified

May 2017

To Whom It May Concern:

Re: Adapt Technologies T-8 LED Tube Series

Adapt Technologies is pleased to introduce its latest innovation in LED T-8 technology with a Ballast Compatible Series. The T8-BC-48-14W-XK-80D-BI-S meet the requirements and qualify under the Buy American Act, as explained below.

The Ballast Compatible Tubes: Made in the USA with global components:

Adapt Technologies manufactures the Tube at Adapt-Tech’s state-of-the-art facility in West Conshohocken, PA. The Federal Trade Commission’s guidance on qualifying with its Made in USA Standard, and the proper application and use of the term “Made in the USA” found as follows, ( The LED tubes meet the standard due to significant transformation done in the United States by using some global components.


The Ballast Compatible TubesCompliant with the Buy American Act of 1933 (BAA):

The LED Tubes are Made in the USA with global components meeting the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR 12.103- Commercially Available Off-the-Shelf {COTS} Items) definition of a COTS item. The tubes meet the requirements of commercial items that are sold in substantial quantities in the commercial marketplace, are offered to the Government without modification, in the same form that is sold or offered for sale to the public. The LED Tubes qualify as a domestic end product and are compliant with the Buy American Act (BAA).

Joe Wolf
Adapt Technologies