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Freddie Collins succeeds Andy Burnett as Managing Director at Kidde

Freddie Collins succeeds Andy Burnett as Managing Director at Kidde

Kidde Safety Europe – the smoke, heat and carbon monoxide alarms manufacturer – has announced the retirement of Managing Director Andy Burnett. Previous UK Sales Director Freddie Collins, pictured, succeeds him as Managing Director. Kidde is a member of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC), alongside iconic brands such as Chubb fire and security systems, Carrier […]

Niglon invests £4million in new headquarters

Niglon invests £4million in new headquarters

Electrical components and accessories supplier, Niglon, has invested £4 million in a purpose-built headquarters, laying the foundations for an ambitious growth plan that aims to double the company’s turnover within the next five years. The West Midlands-based company has been based on an adjacent site to its new premises since 1993 when it purchased an […]

LIA welcomes Lutron’s Dave Ribbons as President

LIA welcomes Lutron’s Dave Ribbons as President

At the LIA’s Annual Luncheon, Peter Scott from Fern-Howard handed over his tenure as President of the LIA Council of Management to Dave Ribbons of Lutron EA Ltd. Dave (pictured) thanked Peter for his contribution in overseeing the completion of the Lighting Industry Academy, for his contimued efforts to improve the association and for mentoring […]

Big-hearted LEW Electrical to place defibrillators in all branches

Big-hearted LEW Electrical to place defibrillators in all branches

Gainsborough-based electrical wholesaler LEW Electrical Distributors have pledged their commitment to helping the wider community with an investment into placing a defibrillator in every one of their branch locations across the country. The commitment sees the first defibrillator placed within LEW’s founding Gainsborough branch with additional defibrillator units to be placed in every other LEW […]

Lighting company fined £2.7 million for restricting online prices

Lighting company fined £2.7 million for restricting online prices

A lighting supplier has been fined for requiring retailers to use a minimum price when selling their products online. The National Lighting Company (NLC) supplies light fittings to a range of retailers who then sell them on. After a detailed investigation, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found it imposed a minimum price on online sellers, […]

Product News

Answer the door from anywhere with ESP’s new Wi-Fi Door Station

Answer the door from anywhere with ESP’s new Wi-Fi Door Station

Security products manufacturer, ESP, has expanded its Aperta range of access control solutions with a new Wi-Fi Door Station. Aimed at the domestic market, it allows you to view and talk to visitors at your home whether you are on the premises or on the other side of the world. From a smart phone or […]

Scolmore’s Click Smart range just got smarter

Scolmore’s Click Smart range just got smarter

Scolmore is further enhancing its home automation offer with the Click Smart Box, which allows the control of lighting and appliances from a smart phone or tablet, via the newly developed, accompanying Click Smart App. The Click Smart Box and App can be easily integrated into a new or existing Click Smart installation and just […]

Pre-punched holes add to Mini Trunking appeal

Pre-punched holes add to Mini Trunking appeal

Cable management specialist Marshall-Tufflex has made its popular Mini Trunking even quicker and easier to install with the addition of pre-punched holes within its 25x16mm (MMT2) and 38x25mm (MMT4) systems. The punched holes are spaced 200mm apart to aid installation, with additional holes for compatibility with Firefly fire safety clips, which hold cables firmly in […]

New low-smoke zero halogen self-regulating heating cable range from Pentair

New low-smoke zero halogen self-regulating heating cable range from Pentair

Thanks to its unique combination of selfregulating and LSZH properties, the new Raychem self-regulating heating cable range provides safe, simple and efficient pipe-freeze protection, which offers users superior performance and durability as well as improved energy efficiency. XL-Trace is easy-to-use and install and gives unparalleled building safety with compliance to IEC61034-2 and resistant to IEC62395. […]

Martindale Electric has safety all locked up with new kits

Martindale Electric has safety all locked up with new kits

Martindale Electric – a UK market leader in safe isolation – is pleased to announce the arrival of its latest range of comprehensive lock out kits, which have been designed to suit the needs of installers and maintenance teams working in a range of environments. The new kits starting with the LOKKITBASE and extending to […]

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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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Next generation technology comes to Carl Kammerling International

Next generation technology comes to Carl Kammerling International

Carl Kammerling International has launched its C.K MightyRod PRO cable rods range, featuring advanced technology for the ultimate in performance. Featuring SplinterSHIELD – a European first – the durable, 100% splinterproof coating encases the inner fibreglass rod to prevent splintering. Available in a 7mm rigid rod for overhead use, a 6mm flexible rod for most […]

Vent-Axia celebrates Noise Action Week with QUIET MARK award

Vent-Axia celebrates Noise Action Week with QUIET MARK award

Vent-Axia celebrated Noise Action Week in May with news that its Lo-Carbon Svara bathroom fan has been awarded the Quiet Mark by the Noise Abatement Society (NAS). This is the fifth year that Vent-Axia has supported Noise Action Week which is co-ordinated by Environmental Protection UK to tackle noise problems in our neighbourhoods. Vent-Axia’s Bluetooth-enabled […]

Consort Claudgen launches Landlord Control Heating System

Consort Claudgen launches Landlord Control Heating System

Consort Claudgen’s RXLC Landlord Control Heating System is an ideal heating system for student accommodation, hotels, or anywhere where a central control unit is required to control the temperature of all heaters in a building or rooms. It comprises an MRXLC controller and one or more CRXLC controllers connected to Consort’s RX heaters. The MRXLC […]