The light by Fonroche Lighting
Fonroche Lighting, a global leader in off-grid solar lighting
Headquartered near Agen in southwest France, Fonroche Lighting has carved out a position as a leading solar lighting manufacturer in just six years. The company now has a global presence, delivering its technology to customers across five continents. Recently, it was awarded the contract for the world’s largest-ever public lighting project, involving the installation of 50,000 off grid solar streetlights in Senegal.
Fonroche Lighting has also provided off-grid solar lighting for Colombia's third largest viaduct, for all of Charente-Maritime's carpool carparks in western France, and for the technology cluster in our neighbouring town of Agen.
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Workforce expansion in 2019
Fonroche Lighting currently employs 60 people at its manufacturing facility in Roquefort, Lot-et-Garonne (SW France), 80% of whom are local. The company has announced it will be hiring 20 more people in 2019, including sales staff, technicians and R&D engineers, further strengthening its contribution to the local economy. What's more, plans to open subsidiaries in Africa and South America will lead to more new jobs in the future.Our latest news