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Mackwell is one of the leading providers of technology solutions for the global lighting industry, with ties to many major international companies in over 40 markets and export business.


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With a background firmly grounded in electronics, Mackwell has developed a wealth of experience in lighting throughout the World and an enviable reputation for the design and manufacture of reliable, innovative electronic components. This enables the company to provide customers with innovative solutions that give them a competitive edge in their target markets.

Mackwell embraced LED technology and DALI early in their inception which has allowed the company to continually evolve with the latest developments and bring state-of-the-art solutions to market. Mackwell has also kept abreast of the reduction in size of luminaires as LED’s become more popular, supplying products to meet the need for fitting into more compact proportions. Operating from our purpose designed R&D and manufacturing facility in the heart of England, Mackwell's philosophy of never leaving safety to chance has led to the design of a portfolio of high quality, durable emergency products for a wide range of applications.


Mackwell's emergency lighting products offer the best in quality and performance on the market today, offering an unsurpassed breadth of products such as high performance luminaires, super-discrete integrated emergency products and architectural exit signs. Emergency lighting is a legal obligation that should never be compromised – safety by choice, not by chance

British technology lighting the way for a Global industry.

Mission & Vision

In essence, Mackwell's want to make the world a safer place!

Our Mission is to make Mackwell a global quality emergency lighting, systems and solution provider that ensures compliance and safety at all stages.

Safety and compliance is our passion and we wont accept anything less.

Safety by choice, not by chance!

Our Directors

Nick Brangwin
Managing Director

Nick joined Mackwell in 1991, having previously worked...

Nick joined Mackwell in 1991, having previously worked within the Electrical Wholsale sector. His initial years were spent developing the UK business, moving to Export Sales Manager in 1998 to set up and develop the companies international business. He was appointed as Sales Director of Mackwell in 2004 and in December 2011 he became the owner and Managing Director of Mackwell.  

René Joppi
Commercial Director

René joined the Mackwell team in January...

René joined the Mackwell team in January 2015. Responsible for the Middle East region for the first 18 months with Mackwell, René led the region to significant growth over this period. Having been in the lighting industry since 2008 René has a wealth of knowledge especially around lighting controls and emergency lighting. Initially from an engineering background, Rene’s first roles was around software engineering and project commissioning before he moved into product management and sales management. René has worked for major global lighting brands in different areas around the world including Austria, Switzerland, Dubai and the UK.

Gary Smith
Finance Director

Gary joined the Mackwell team in April 2016, and...

Gary joined the Mackwell team in April 2016, and he brings a wealth of experience as he has worked in Finance for more than 25 years.  He qualified as an Accountant in 1994.  Starting working life in SME’s environments, his first roles were within plastic engineering and manufacturing, before he moved into large corporates, holding Senior Finance positions in a wide variety of sectors, for companies such as EMI, McDonalds, Marston’s and Veolia, before returning back to his SME roots.  Gary has operated at Finance Director level since 2002.

Neal Sweeney
Operations Director

Neal joined Mackwell in April 2015 as IT Manager and was...

Neal joined Mackwell in April 2015 as IT Manager and was central in the transition to Mackwell’s new ERP system. He quickly took responsibility for Inventory and in Aug 2017 became Supply Chain Manager working closely with the previous Operations Director, Neil Eardley. He has as mathematics background and during 20 years working in Manufacturing SMEs in the midlands he’s used a data driven approach to the challenges within Operations.

Richard Beesley
Mackwell FZE Director

Richard joined Mackwell in 2001 and is...

Richard joined Mackwell in 2001 and is responsible for our technical and systems development division. Richard is an expert in DALI and lighting control systems and represents Mackwell on many industry technical working groups.   

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