Our History

1976 – Fotolec Technologies established

1980 – Distribution of high pressure mercury lamps for the printing industry

1985 – Broad portfolio of specialised lamps and controls supporting lithographic and semi-conductor industries

1990 – Computerisation of printing industry forces heavy downturn in lamp demand

1995 – Small innovative range of shatterproof fluorescent lamps developed for the food industry

1998 – Full range of GlassGuard® lamps developed with in-house plastic coating processes

2001 – £1M investment in plant automation and move to new 10,000ft² facility

2008 – Development of European distribution and OEM relationships

2014 – Introduced supply of industrial LED luminaires tailored for the food & beverage industries

2017 – Investment in LED technology and custom luminaire design