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Victor Products Ltd, founded in 1929, is based in South Shields in the north east of England.

Victor Products Ltd manufacture an extensive range of explosion protected electrical connectors and lighting primarily for the underground coal mining and tunnelling industry. Increasingly it is being recognised throughout the overall mining/tunnelling industry that the products designed and manufactured by Victor Products Ltd meet the severe conditions found in the underground coal mining and tunnelling industry and prove to be the most reliable in these similarly harsh conditions.

Victor Products Ltd is the global headquarters of the Victor Group of companies with manufacturing facilities in the UK and South Africa. In addition there is a network of agents available throughout the world to supply local solutions.

Research and development is a constant with the portfolio of products expanding and the addition of individual country’s approvals of the existing product range.

One of the most distinguishing features of Victor Products is its quality level which is recognised throughout the world’s mining and tunnelling industry as being second to none. In addition customers regularly comment on the depth of product knowledge the team at Victor Products Ltd can draw upon to provide engineering solutions.

Victor Products is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Federal Signal Corporation of Chicago.

Registered Office: Victor Products Ltd, Unit 3A, Tyne Dock East Side, Port of Tyne, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 5SQ. Reg. in England No. 06531201

Victor History


As Victor Products Ltd has been established since 1929 there is a considerable amount of history behind the company. A selection of highlights are listed below with further information via the links in downloads section below.

  • 1929 - Company established
  • 1936 - Commenced manufacturing flameproof equipment for mining industry
  • 1955 - Victor Products Ltd becomes a plc
  • 1979 - Victor South Africa established
  • 1982 - Victor USA incorporated
  • 1996 - Acquired by the Federal Signal Corporation
  • 1997 - Relocate to a purpose built 6,500m2 facility in New York, Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the North of England.
  • 2005 - Victor Products Ltd focuses on mining industry
  • 2008 - Victor Products Ltd gains MA (Chinese Mining Authorities) approval.
  • 2017 - Victor Products relocates to Tyne Dock Industrial Estate


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A trusted manufacturer of electrical connectors

Victor Products Ltd, is the world's leading manufacturer of electrical connectors for the global mining industry. The solutions provided from Victor Products enables miners to advance safety and increase productivity.

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