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Our Story

Since 1992, Solarc has

been dedicated to building

affordable, medical grade, 

home phototherapy solutions

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Bruce Elliott, P.Eng

President & Founder

Bruce Elliott is the President and Founder of Solarc Systems. Bruce is a lifelong plaque psoriasis sufferer and UVB phototherapy user since 1979.

After graduating from the University of Waterloo mechanical engineering program in 1985, Bruce went on to being a design engineer in various industries before designing the SolRx line of home UVB phototherapy equipment.

His passion is to make home UVB phototherapy as affordable as possible and to advance it as the ultimate solution for most skin disease sufferers. Bruce also has a keen interest in UVB phototherapy for vitamin-D deficiency. He is the author of the SolRx User’s Manuals and he continues to use UVB-Narrowband phototherapy regularly to control his psoriasis.

Solarc Systems was founded in 1992 and has supplied well over 12,000 SolRx devices to over 100 countries worldwide. Please follow this link to read “My Spotted Past”, the story behind why Bruce started Solarc Systems Inc.

Bruce Elliott in the 1990's
Spencer Elliott. General Manager, Solarc Systems Inc.

Spencer Elliott, BCom Marketing

General Manager

Spencer grew up right along with Solarc as it all began in the home he grew up in and has helped ever since he could walk. He has learned every aspect of the business beginning as an assembly technician for all of our devices to acting as the primary technical sales specialist to now managing all aspects of the day-to-day running of the company as the General Manager.

After graduating from the University of Ottawa and gaining some field experience, Spencer returned to Solarc to follow in his fathers’ footsteps and gradually assumed the responsibility of becoming the General Manager of the company.

He conducts our annual  ISO 13485-2016 audits, oversees all marketing efforts, and ensures operations continue smoothly at our sales and production facility. Since the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, Spencer has made sure that the company has run smoothly to fulfill our customers’ ever-growing demands while maintaining the highest safety protocols for all our employees and customers.

In 2020, Spencer coordinated the launch of our newest product line; the SolRx E740 and E760. He continues to help further develop the company and its product lines while ensuring premium customer service. Spencer also has psoriasis and uses the new SolRx E760M to help manage his symptoms so that he can enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle year-round.

Spencer Elliott in the 1990's
Narciso Peralta, Tecnical Sales Representative, Vitilgo expert.

Narciso Peralta

Technical Sales Specialist

Narciso “Nick” Peralta is Solarc Systems’ Technical Sales Specialist. Narciso is a vitiligo sufferer since 2007 and a UVB phototherapy user since 2009. He is now an expert phototherapy clinician and is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.

After a distinguished 20-year career at Air France, he went on to open the first two private phototherapy clinics, dermacentro.com.do, in the Dominican Republic in 2010. Narciso specializes in UVB-Narrowband treatment of vitiligo using SolRx devices and has achieved the confidence of most of the country’s leading dermatologists.

Narciso relocated to Canada in 2014 and now works passionately at Solarc to help every patient find the best treatment solution for their individual needs. He continues to use UVB-Narrowband phototherapy regularly to control his own vitiligo which gives him the confidence to enjoy a year-round active and outdoor life-style which includes cycling, camping, hiking, and skiing in the winter.

Bruce and NP

What Our Products Can Help You With

psoriasis
vitiligo
vitamin d deficiency

The SolRx Family of Products

Select the right device to suit your budget and needs.

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SolRx E‑Series

SolRx 1000‑Series

SolRx 550

SolRx 500‑Series

100 series

SolRx 100‑Series

Solarc Patient Goggles

UV Eyewear

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UV Bulbs/Lamps

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions