About Solite

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Solite Europe Ltd is a leading manufacturer and supplier of clean room lighting equipment and luminaires for laboratories, pharmaceutical areas, semi-conductor manufacturing areas, hospitals, kitchens and food preparation applications. Customers include many blue chip companies worldwide.

Quality & Environmental Control

Solite luminaires and systems are designed and engineered for reliability and governed by rigorous quality assurance processes at every stage in the development cycle. All materials, components, subassemblies and finished products are subject to stringent quality control, as demonstrated by the company’s BS EN ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Systems) certification.

Being certified to ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems) assures customers that Solite measures and reduces its environmental impacts and complies with environmental legislation. Solite uses the most efficient materials and components, reducing the environmental impact through the life of each luminaire. The manufacturing process is constantly monitored to improve resource efficiency and reduce waste. Any waste generated, including end-of-life components, is subject to ethical disposal or recycling. The company’s UK operation is carbon offset via an independently endorsed, government approved, company-controlled scheme.

Solite is committed to the continual improvement of its Occupational Health and Safety Management System and is certified to ISO 45001:2018. The company employs an internal audit programme, effective accident investigation, robust nonconformity and corrective action processes. Solite has set health and safety as a key priority for all directors, managers, employees, contractors and visitors and is committed to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all parties.

BS EN ISO 9001:2015 certificate

ISO 9001
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ISO 14001 certificate

ISO 14001
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ISO 45001 certificate

ISO 45001
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UKCA Declaration of Conformity certificate

UKCA Declaration of Conformity 2023
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CE Declaration of Conformity certificate

CE Declaration of Conformity 2021
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The FW Thorpe Group of companies* has been officially recognised as being carbon neutral, with systems of reduction, measurement and certified offsetting in place, since 2012. This decade-long status has been independently assessed by a third party in accordance with ISO 14064-1, an international standard for the quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals. Meeting this standard provides independent assurance of the Group’s long-standing commitment to sustainability across all of its operations worldwide.

*Group companies acquired since 2012 have been assessed only since their date of acquisition.

Steps in Sustainability

Steps in Sustainability PDF
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