The group posted a profit before tax of £11.3 million, up from £5.3 million in 2009. Revenue jumped 28 per cent to £99.2m. LED signalling – such as traffic lights – is a major market for the company, but in recent years it has become stronger in the mainstream lighting market.
LED specialist Dialight doubled its profits in 2010 and saw sales rise by 28 per cent.
All the street lights in Lyme Regis are to be replaced with new slimline lamps providing white light.
ICEL, the emergency lighting arm of the Lighting Industry Federation, has warned that standard luminaires converted to emergency use should be tested for compliance with the relevant regulations and standards.