The demand for ships lighting kept on rising and the export market was discovered. When the first European orders came, the United States of America and Canada soon became interested as well. In this period the idea was born to produce ships lanterns for decorative purposes. The idea was a huge success. Again, DHR was “forced” to expand their factory and a new build factory was the only option. This time they found a location at the Wijnhaven in Rotterdam and in 1962 a 3.150 square meter factory was build. By this time the demand for decorative oil lamps was grown to a 50/50 income level as the professional ships lighting.