About us

Established 1971, Steon are celebrating 50 years of innovation in the lighting industry.

Everything, from initial product design and testing, to development and manufacturing, is undertaken at our premises in Lancashire. This is the main hub of our activities as it also is the main base of operation for our sales team, support technicians, lighting and product design teams.

Steon are at the forefront of the commercial lighting market. We specialise in providing tailored lighting solutions for industrial, residential, educational, retail, architectural, healthcare and sports applications. Our experienced team are also able to offer bespoke product design and retrofit gear tray solutions, should your project require.

Timeline of Events

1971

JJ Lighting Supplies Ltd was incorporated on the 26th May under company registration number 1012454.

1983

Having strategically refocused on lighting, the company underwent a rebrand and continued to trade a Lamps & Lighting Ltd.

1998

Nigel Walton assumed the position of Managing Director following the retirement of his father, John Walton.

2002

In the interest of expanding in-house manufacture, the business moved to larger purpose-built premises in Hapton, Burnley.

2008

Having introduced an innovative range of intelligent controls, Lamps & Lighting Ltd found success in the telecommunications sector.

2010

The Steon® brand was introduced to encompass the technical lighting solutions that were being manufactured in-house.

2016

To better represent the branching product portfolio, a further two brands were introduced, Luxace® and Historix®.

2017

With the increasing adoption of LEDs and the phasing out of conventional lamps, the company underwent a second rebrand to trade as Steon Ltd.

2018

Steon Ltd joined the prestigious Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and received a prize for excellency in their inaugural year.

2018

As ethically conscious manufacturer, Steon are proud of their affiliation with the Made-in-Britain Campaign.

2019

Steon introduced a range of wireless control systems, namely: PRO ECO®, bluCONNECT® and SMARTMESH®.

2021

Steon heavily invest in enhancing their in-house testing capabilities, including the acquisition of a gonio-spectroradiometer.

2021

Steon celebrate their 50th anniversary, marking the occasions with the launch of their new website.

Sectors we specialise in

Industrial

Commercial

Retail

Residential

Healthcare

Sports

Our memberships

The Lighting Industry Association

Steon’s Lighting Industry Association (LIA) membership reassures clients that our processes stand up to the scrutiny of the LIA QA accreditation. We encourage our employees to undertake further professional development and enlist in the training programmes delivered by the LIA. All members of our design and sales teams are LIA certified.

Signify EnabLED

In 2021 Steon became members of the Philips EnabLED licensing programme. We are an official licensee and authorised to use the patent technology of Philips within our products.

Made in Britain

At Steon we pride ourselves on our ‘Made in Britain’ marque. As an environmentally conscious manufacturer, we are passionate about keeping our carbon footprint to a minimum and sourcing our materials and components locally wherever possible. We also ensure our own supply chain members share our philosophy to minimising our environmental impact.

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