SELC Awards & Certification
Ever since SELC Ireland Ltd was founded in 1982, by Mr. Seán Noone, the company has succeeded in setting the highest standards for the rest of the lighting industry to follow. Along the way SELC have reached some fantastic milestones which you can read about in the ‘About Us’ section of this website. Numerous factors have contributed to SELC’s success over the past three decades including the high level of innovation in our R & D department, the commitment of our employees and the reliability of our products. Below gives you an outline of some of the awards and certification SELC have achieved over the years thanks to our commitment to the maintaining the highest international standards in quality and innovation.
IS EN-ISO 9001:2008
In 1991 SELC became the first SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) in Ireland to achieve ISO 9001 Approval. This was most recently revised to ISO 9001:2008. This certification means that SELC follow specific quality management requirements whereby the organization:
- Consistently provide product that meets customer, statutory & regulatory requirements.
- Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements
1999 An Taoiseach National Innovation Award
This award was presented to SELC’s President & Founder Seán Noone based upon the development, marketing and distribution of highly innovative systems for controlling public lighting. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Paddy Galvin (Chairman of the panel of judges); Mr. Seán Noone (SELC);Mr. Noel Tracy (Minister for Science, Technology & Commerce); and Mr John Travers (Chief Executive of Forfas).
2009 EU ‘Green Light Award’
Launched in February 2000, GreenLight is an on-going voluntary programme whereby private and public organisations commit towards the European Commission to reducing their lighting energy use, thus reducing polluting emissions. SELC was awarded the prestigious GreenLight award in 2009 for its work on the e-street program in Oslo where a full-scale intelligent street lighting system was installed in Oslo, Norway – the first of its kind in the world.
2012 SELC achieves CB, KTC & UL approval
The IECEE CB Scheme is the world's first truly international system for mutual acceptance of test reports and certificates dealing with the safety of electrical and electronic components, equipment and products. Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent product safety certification organization. UL product certification relate to programs accredited by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). Achieving such certification, despite stringent guidelines every step of the way, is testament to SELC’s determination and commitment to meeting & exceeding the highest industry standards.