Pro Lite Technology

About Pro-Lite

Pro-Lite is a supplier of specialist equipment and services with a technical focus in the following areas of photonics: instruments for measuring light and the optical properties of materials; photometry; lasers and related equipment; opto-mechanics and positioning equipment; optics and optical materials; and spectroscopy and spectral imaging. Pro-Lite Technology was formed in 2002 and is located on the Technology Park of Cranfield University, near Milton Keynes, UK. Pro-Lite Technology Ltd is owned and managed by Ian Stansfield and Robert Yeo, and is the parent company of SphereOptics, Pro-Lite Technology France and Pro-Lite Technology Iberia. Click here to jump to the Pro-Lite Group landing page.


Pro-Lite acquired German company SphereOptics GmbH (Herrsching, Munich) in 2011. Formed in 2003, SphereOptics manufactures and calibrates optical materials and standards for diffuse transmission and reflection. SphereOptics also distributes test & measurement instruments for measuring the colour and brightness of light sources and displays as well as portable field spectroradiometers, industrial infrared cameras, hyperspectral cameras for remote sensing applications and handheld FTIR sensors for the spectral range 2 to 15µm. Sphereoptics is ISO 9001 certified. All calibrations of reflection and transmission are traceable to PTB and NIST. SphereOptics' General Manager is Dr Rainer Boehm.

Photometric & Optical Testing Services (POTS)

In September 2011, Photometric & Optical Testing Services LLP was formed as an independent provider of measurement services to the lighting, automotive and photonics markets. Photometric Testing provides a diverse range of services, from standard photometric data for luminaires to photobiological safety testing, from training courses in light measurement to developmental testing of new products. In September 2013, Photometric Testing relocated from its original facility in Upper Rissington to a purpose-built 140 sq. meter laboratory in Cheltenham. Photometric Testing's Technical Manager is David Chambers.

Pro-Lite Technology France

In March 2014, Pro-Lite opened for business in France, with the formation of Pro-Lite Technology France. Based in Bordeaux, Pro-Lite France mirrors the market focus of the rest of the Pro-Lite / SphereOptics group by delivering advanced light measurement and photonics solutions to the French market. Pro-Lite France's Sales manager is Jérôme Castay.

Pro-Lite Technology Iberia

Pro-Lite Technology Iberia was formed in July 2016 to serve customers in Spain and Portugal. Based in Barcelona, Pro-Lite Spain's General Manager is Luz Ruiz.

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