We’re Hiring! Administrative / Accounts Specialist – Canadian Office

We’re looking for a full-time Administrative / Accounts Specialist. The main purpose of this job will be to maintain records of financial transactions by establishing accounts and posting transactions in accordance with the Canadian and UK office policies. The role will suit someone who has had previous experience in office administration, billing, finance, or other related fields. Location: Ottawa, Canada (Raytec Canadian office). View full job description here. Contact for more information!



Enter our competition for a chance to win some of North Brewing Co. Modular IPA and a Raytec branded glass! At Raytec we’re always talking about the importance of a ‘modular’ Ex luminaire that’s easy to maintain, so when we saw this Modular IPA by North Brewing Co. we thought it’d be perfect for a Christmas giveaway! RULES OF ENTRY Like and share our LinkedIn post here. Follow the Raytec LinkedIn account here. Competition closes Friday 17th December 2021 at 9am GMT. The winner will be announced on Monday 20th... Read More

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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