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 December 2021. The winner will be... 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. About Us 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... 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 Guide: Comparing Light Types

Check out our latest guide where we discuss the different types of light available for your security and transport applications. We look at the characteristics of White-Light, Infra-Red (850nm & 940nm), Far-Red (730nm) and Hybrid illumination, and address the best uses and limitations of each wavelength. Quality images are a necessity for any security system or transport monitoring application. Not only does the performance of the system rely on the camera and lens, but also on the quantity, quality, and distribution of available light. With lots of different types and... Read More

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Application Focus: Perimeter Protection

Often one of the first lines of defence, protecting the perimeter an important consideration for many high-security sites. Raytec have many years of experience in providing and designing lighting solutions for perimeter protection applications. In this Application Focus, we explore the important role which high quality illumination plays in the effectiveness of these systems, and identify some of the key elements to consider for anyone specifying lighting for perimeter applications. Download our application focus to find out more. English Version Spanish Version

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Looking Back on 2020

What a year it has been! If you had asked us what we thought 2020 would look like this time last year, I don’t think any of us could have predicted it. That being said, Raytec’s family-orientated and hardworking culture has really helped us through a very tough year, and overall, we are ending the year positively. We are proud of the team we have here, and we are looking forward to the New Year – after a well-earned Christmas break of course! Before then, here is a roundup of... Read More


Lockdown Your Security With the New VARIO2 IP PoE

We’re delighted to introduce a host of exciting new features to our VARIO2 IP PoE illuminators. Already delivering world-leading performance and reliability, the latest upgrades provide an even greater level of control and security. In this article, we explore these new features in more detail. Easier Setup and Access The latest VARIO2 IP PoE illuminators allow for easier setup and access. During setup, each individual lamp is now automatically assigned a random IP address. This ensures lamps never become ‘lost’ during setup and increases the ease and speed of commissioning.... Read More

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DiscoMan: New Features and Benefits

DiscoMan is the new discovery and management tool for the easiest set up and configuration of Raytec lamps. DiscoMan replaces the existing discovery tool and is now available to download from the Raytec website. Here we highlight the new features and functionality designed to make your life easier when setting up Raytec lamps. Multi-Lamp Set Up DiscoMan allows large numbers of lamps to be set up and configured at the same time. Whether you are configuring one lamp or several, set up can be done quickly and easily. For sites... Read More


Our Response to COVID-19

As everyone continues to adapt to COVID-19 across the world, we want to let you know that Raytec are still here for your LED lighting requirements. We’re Open for Business – Our factory remains open for business and although we are operating with reduced numbers, we continue to receive, build and ship new orders. Protecting Our People – Following the government guidelines, where possible staff are working from home and careful safety measures are being followed by those still coming in to work. Prioritising Critical Orders – While supporting our... Read More