Industry News

EDA leads first-time UK delegation to Frankfurt’s global lighting fair, Light + Building

EDA leads first-time UK delegation to Frankfurt’s global lighting fair, Light + Building

Next month (March), the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) will lead a 30-strong delegation to Frankfurt’s Light + Building 2018, the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building services technology. Representing billions of pounds in purchasing power, the EDA visiting delegation includes senior executives from around 20 wholesaling companies, plus representatives from the Presidential teams at the ECA and SELECT, Scotland’s […]

By January 10, 2018 Read More →
Demo van visits showcase power tool accessories

Demo van visits showcase power tool accessories

Power tool accessories and hand tool manufacturer, Starrett, is taking its product demonstration van on another tour of distributors, wholesalers and apprenticeship providers across the UK and throughout Europe. The demo van has been visiting the facilities of trade distributors, wholesalers and colleges across the country since 2004, exhibiting its power tool accessories to staff, […]

“Tremendous” powerBall 2017 raises thousands of pounds for industry charity

“Tremendous” powerBall 2017 raises thousands of pounds for industry charity

The Electrical Industries Trading Company, in support of the Charity, is delighted to announce that the phenomenal dance extravaganza – powerBall 2017 – raised over £140,000. And on the night, 51 people pledged to raise £1,000 each for the Charity in the next 12 months through individual fundraising. Since the very first inaugural Festival Dinner […]

Last call for entries for the EW Awards 2018!

Last call for entries for the EW Awards 2018!

Entries for the EW Awards 2018 close this month, so it’s time to get cracking! The popular awards, now in their fifth year, celebrate the great products, service and achievements of electrical wholesalers, manufacturers and suppliers. And it’s now even easier to enter, with the user-friendly, online entry forms at www.electricalwholesalerawards.co.uk Could you be a […]

By wholesalers, for wholesalers: New apprenticeship set to attract new recruits to the sector

By wholesalers, for wholesalers: New apprenticeship set to attract new recruits to the sector

Attracting talented newcomers keen to launch careers in wholesale and merchant businesses was at the heart of a recent event to announce a brand new apprenticeship standard for the sector – Trade Supplier Level 2. Hosted by the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) and the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), more than 50 employers and training providers […]

Product News

Consort Claudgen announces new SL single-zone controllers

Consort Claudgen announces new SL single-zone controllers

Consort Claudgen have introduced three new wireless controllers which can be connected to one or multiple SL heaters to form an SL heating system. All controllers have comfort and setback temperature settings. The SLPB and SLVT controllers have a control button with status indicators and a 4-stage run-back timer where a heating period remains active […]

By January 17, 2018 Read More →
Aico expands Mobile Training & Demonstration Unit fleet

Aico expands Mobile Training & Demonstration Unit fleet

Aico Ltd, the UK residential Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms specialist, has launched a third Mobile Training & Demonstration Unit and has introduced online tracking for customers to locate their nearest unit. The training units enable Aico to deliver detailed Smoke and CO Alarm product and technology information, plus its CPD accredited Expert Installer […]

By January 17, 2018 Read More →
For where light must be white and silence is golden

For where light must be white and silence is golden

Light Efficient Design UK Limited announces the immediate availability of its unique LED-8083 retrofit solution for discrete downlight installations. With its small diameter elliptical design, the fully dimmable 30 Watt LED 8083 is an ideal replacement for 70 Watt SON lamps. The absence of a fan combined with a high light output makes it especially […]

By January 17, 2018 Read More →
Enter a new phase with Redring’s latest shower

Enter a new phase with Redring’s latest shower

The latest of three new generation showers unveiled to the market, Redring’s Glow is the manufacturer’s premium electric shower, boasting an innovative phased shutdown feature. Glow has been designed, specified and marketed as a direct result of focus groups with installers, stockists and end users, as Redring is dedicated to delivering what matters most to […]

By January 17, 2018 Read More →
Manrose launches new IPX5 Quiet Fan

Manrose launches new IPX5 Quiet Fan

Ventilation manufacturer, Manrose, has launched the IPX5 Quiet Fan. This bathroom fan combines a high extraction rate with an incredibly quiet running volume, with the additional flexibility of being IPX5 compliant. It also offers simple and flexible installation. With an impressive extraction rate of 75m³/hr the IPX5 Quiet Fan has a quiet running volume of […]

By January 17, 2018 Read More →

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Smart thinking with Kidde

Smart thinking with Kidde

With growing demand for carbon monoxide alarms alongside smoke and heat alarms in housing, Kidde’s unique Smart Interconnect facility offers better audibility and whole home protection, increasing the appeal of its hard-wired ranges. And it’s not just products where Kidde is adding value, with new customer service initiatives as well. BS 5839 Part 6: 2013, […]

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Thorn Lighting keeps Wincanton plc on ‘TRAX’

Thorn Lighting keeps Wincanton plc on ‘TRAX’

Logistics specialists Wincanton plc has used Thorn Lighting’s luminaires for the refurbishment of Wincanton Trax Park 2 in Doncaster, aiming to reduce energy use and maintenance, increase sustainability and provide a well-lit working environment. Thorn supplied a variety of luminaires including Hi Pak Pro LED, Corrosion Force and ForceLED. Wincanton Trax Park 2 is a […]

By January 18, 2018 Read More →
GRP trunking keeps station renovations on the right lines

GRP trunking keeps station renovations on the right lines

  With more than 200 million passenger journeys a year, durability and ease of installation were key considerations for contractors leading a multi-million pound upgrade of a high profile UK rail station. Rail projects have some of the most challenging cable management requirements due to the harsh, and sometimes hazardous, environment of their locations. With […]

By January 18, 2018 Read More →
Scolmore Group makeover for new restaurant and bar

Scolmore Group makeover for new restaurant and bar

Products from Scolmore and ESP are providing the emergency lighting, security, wiring accessories and smart control solutions at a new, 54-seat restaurant and bar which has recently opened its doors in Sittingbourne, Kent. ESP has the security covered with its HDView 1080p CCTV system, which allows the owners to keep a remote eye on their […]

By January 18, 2018 Read More →