Thorne & Derrick & Raytec | Together Safely Lighting Hazardous Areas

Published 04 Jul 2019

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Press Release Date: 04.07.2019 uploaded by Chris Dodds (T&D Sales + Marketing Manager)

Category: Stockist Distributor Agreement Announcement

Thorne & Derrick International announce that they have signed a Preferred Distributor Agreement with Raytec, the world leading manufacturer of LED lighting products for hazardous areas and explosive atmosphere locations.

Thorne & Derrick’s Business Development Manager Terry McDonald comments, “our expertise and knowledge of ATEX Specialistthe market will prove invaluable in developing sales of Raytec hazardous area LED lights. We are currently supporting several clients undergoing workplace lighting upgrades – we are specifying, designing and supplying their switch out of conventional fluorescent into modern technology LED.”

Why Raytec?

“Partnering with Raytec as our key supplier for hazardous area LED lighting was an easy decision to make. Their hazardous area lighting products offer a safe and reliable solution to lighting requirements in explosive atmospheres. In truth there are also many other brand options in the market place but what makes Raytec stand out from the crowd is their modular design concept which has been done with end user maintenance in mind.”

“Clients are always impressed with the concept and even more so by the cost savings achievable in operational expenditure. Taking innovative solutions to clients is a key part of our strategy and I am sure the partnership with Raytec will be a long and prosperous one.”

“Our Technical Sales Team are product trained, CompEx certificated and looking forward to introducing the complete Raytec lighting range to new and existing customers,” Terry adds.

Why Thorne & Derrick?

“We’re delighted to partner with Thorne & Derrick for the distribution of our hazardous area LED lighting products. They hold years of experience in the market and have developed a strong client base which will be important in helping to open up new opportunities for us,” comments Barry Director of Hazardous Area Division.

We’re looking forward to working closely with Thorne & Derrick and are confident this will be the start of a long and successful journey together,” Barry concludes.


About Thorne & DerrickThorne & Derrick ATEX Lighting

Thorne & Derrick International, based in the UK, are Approved Vendors to most Oil & Gas exploration and production companies and international EPC contractors including Bechtel, Petrofac, Saipem and Lamprell – our key sectors are the process, pharmaceutical, chemical, utility, food/beverage, renewable and oil/gas industries.

We are the Explosive Atmosphere Experts to COMAH-site operators adding regional and national supply chain value: providing innovative and often customised Ex solutions engineered to improve site safety and reliability.

Lighting Hazardous Areas

Lighting Hazardous Areas

 💡 SPARTAN LED Lighting Is Highly Energy Efficient –  Less Heat, More Light, Lower Cost

Stocking SPARTAN

SPARTAN is the complete range of LED Lighting, designed and manufactured in the UK by Raytec, approved for all ATEX and IEC Ex Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous area locations.

SPARTAN Floodlight, Bulkhead, High Bay and Linear Light Fittings with emergency and industrial versions are available. To combine excellent customer service with the ability to deliver from stock overnight, T&D are stocking Raytec SPARTAN bulkhead, floodlight and both standard and emergency light fittings.

Innovation In Illumination

At the HazardEx 2019 awards Raytec were awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the Technical Innovation category – their Intelligent Emergency Luminaire with automatic self-test function significantly improves the safety and reliability of emergency lighting installations in hazardous areas.

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Service & Expertise

Since 1985, Thorne & Derrick have established a solid reputation for the reliable supply of leading brands across our core product groups – we have a multi-million pound stock capacity and can supply many products next day.

Hazardous Area Lighting

Thorne & Derrick at Raytec HQ UK | The Home of Hazardous Area Lighting

Pictured Left to Right: Callum Ryder (Marketing Manager – Raytec), Natalie Lundie (Social Media & SEO Marketing – T&D), Chris Dodds (Sales & Marketing Manager – T&D), Richard Derrick (MD – T&D), Terry McDonald (Business Development Manager – T&D) and Barry Thompson (Raytec – Director of Hazardous Area Division).

Further Reading

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