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We Are Raytec – The LED Lighting Experts

We are Raytec – the LED lighting experts. We’re excited to release our brand new video filmed from our headquarters in Ashington. Today, Raytec manufactures specialist LED lighting products across four main divisions – Hazardous, Industrial, Transport and Security. Our products are designed to increase safety and security for any application in which they’re installed across the globe. Watch now as our Managing Director, David Lambert, explores what makes Raytec the industry leader.

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We’re Hiring, Come Join The Raytec Team!

We’re excited to announce that we’re hiring for a number of new roles. We’re looking for positive, proactive and professional individuals to join our dedicated, family orientated team. Raytec are the global technology leader for Hazardous Area LED Lighting and world leaders in LED lighting for safety and security. Raytec have two offices located in Northumberland, UK (HQ) and Ottawa, Canada, and all Raytec products are UK designed and manufactured in-house. Founded in 2005, Raytec have an unparalleled background as the world leader in LED lighting for security and safety,... Read More

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Derek Scott: Business Development Manager Scotland

We are pleased to welcome Derek Scott as Business Development Manager Scotland. Derek has many years’ experience helping customers to specify hazardous area electrical products and has previously held similar positions at Atexor. Derek will be based in Aberdeen and will spend lots of time visiting customers, providing dedicated specification and product training, as well as technical support to help new and existing customers achieve the most from their lighting applications. Barry Thompson, Director, commented: “We are very happy to have Derek join the Hazardous Area Team here at Raytec.... Read More

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Raytec Obtain JOSCAR Certification

Raytec are pleased to confirm that they have been awarded JOSCAR certification, showcasing their credentials as a trusted supplier to the aerospace, defence and security industries. JOSCAR (the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register) is a collaborative tool used by the aerospace, defence, and security industry to act as a single repository for pre-qualification and compliance information. Using JOSCAR can determine if a supplier is “fit for business”. Barry Thompson, Director, commented, “We’re delighted to become a JOSCAR accredited supplier. Our inclusion to the JOSCAR register will open up new opportunities... Read More

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New Product: Linear Generation II

We are delighted to introduce a host of exciting new features to our SPARTAN Linear luminaires. The new, SPARTAN Linear Generation II range provides more performance, even better levels of durability, and a range a new beam angles. In this article, we explore these new features in more detail. SPARTAN Generation II Linear offers outstanding performance with a lumen output of up to 7,000lm on standard variants. Linear is also now more efficient than ever before, offering up to 142 lumens per watts. SPARTAN products have always had a focus... Read More

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Linear Has Evolved!

What? SPARTAN Linear is evolving! We are delighted to announce the release of the much anticipated second generation of SPARTAN Linear luminaires. The new luminaire is a natural evolution of the existing Linear, providing more performance, even greater levels of durability, and a host of new features and variants which ensures there is a Linear suitable for any application. Explore the range here:… To learn more about SPARTAN Generation II Linear, call us on +44 (0) 1670 520 055, or email Raytec Global at

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Hands-on With Linear Generation II

We are delighted to introduce the second generation of SPARTAN Linear. The new Linear is a natural evolution of the existing Linear, providing more performance, even greater levels of durability, and a host of new features and variants which ensures there is a Linear suitable for any application. Why develop a second generation of Linear products? We spoke to some of the people at forefront of the design process to understand some of the objectives behind the project, and took a hands-on tour of the new luminaire and all it’s... Read More


Ex Lighting Guides

Over the years, Raytec have been involved in many interesting hazardous area applications, spanning a wide range of different industries. Using our vast project experience we’ve created a number of ‘application focus’ guides, which cover some of what we’ve learnt and identify some of the key factors to consider when specifying luminaires for certain environments. The guides can be downloaded individually using the links below, and if you’d like to see a guide for an industry we haven’t covered yet, you can submit a request using the button at the... Read More

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CPD Webinar: Is GRP Suitable for Hazardous Areas?

In our latest CPD webinar where we compare the different hazardous area LED Linear solutions available on the market today. GRP enclosures are commonplace with traditional fluorescent fittings, but how well suited are they to more modern LED alternatives? We cover this, as well as other design differences, and consider how they impact an end user in relation to cost and day to day operation. • Differences in housing design and how it impacts performance• Using a smart specification to overcome application specific risks• Identifying whether a Linear luminaire is... Read More

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UKCA: Your Questions Answered

UKCA is a new product marking which affects anyone buying or selling goods in the UK. In this article, we answer some of the common questions we’ve received about UKCA over recent months and put them in the context of the hazardous area industry. What is UKCA? UKCA stands for the ‘United Kingdom Conformity Assessment’ and was introduced following the UK’s exit from the EU. The UKCA mark is used to declare a product confirms to the applicable UK legislation. In most cases the UKCA mark must be placed on... Read More