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Kew Electrical kickstarts branch expansion plan

Kew Electrical kickstarts branch expansion plan

Electrical wholesaler Kew Electrical is aiming to open two new branches a year following strong sales growth and a £16m support package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. The business, which is based in Brighton, is kickstarting an ambitious growth strategy, with plans to grow its 25-strong branch network. It has recently opened stores in Gloucester […]

Signify lights up 10 of the 12 stadiums used for this summer’s soccer tournament in Russia

Signify, a world leader in lighting, has announced that it has lit 10 of the 12 stadiums that will be used as venues for this summer’s soccer tournament in Russia. The stadiums include Luzhniki (Moscow), Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg), Fisht (Sochi), Ekaterinburg Arena (Yekaterinburg), as well as soccer stadiums in Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, […]

Zach beats off competition from more than 650 rivals to become NICEIC & ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year

Zach beats off competition from more than 650 rivals to become NICEIC & ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year

The NICEIC & ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year is Zach Swift, 21, from Hellensburgh, Scotland, who is a second year apprentice with North Star Electrical Ltd. In a tightly fought, day-long final, held at Scolmore Group’s HQ in Tamworth, Zach triumphed over seven other finalists to win £2,000 worth of holiday vouchers. He was […]

Training firm announces new workshops for electrical wholesalers

Training firm announces new workshops for electrical wholesalers

Pinnacle Training Solutions, the specialist personal development training company, has announced new electrical industry specific award winning Open Workshops across the UK. Pinnacle Training Solutions’ new workshops are designed so that wholesalers can send individuals or a number of their teams to help them improve bottom line margins. The first course, ‘Excelling at Customer Service’ […]

The Mackwell LIA certificate course Outstanding Student announced

The Mackwell LIA certificate course Outstanding Student announced

The Lighting Industry Academy’s LIA Certificate is recognised throughout the industry and has gone through many changes over the years, because of new legislation, the introduction of LED Lighting and a greater understanding of how lighting affects people. During 2017, over 250 students completed the LIA Certificate Course. The top five were invited for an […]

Product News

Cutting down on corn to maximise LED light output

Cutting down on corn to maximise LED light output

Light Efficient Design UK Limited offers professionals a serious alternative to just making do with one size fits all corn lamps. The company’s cost-effective high performance light output ratio LED HID retrofits are designed to maximise light output in low bay, floodlight, post top, bollard and high bay fittings. The Light Efficient Design LED 8032 […]

Greenbrook’s LED cabinet lights – the Gemini range

Greenbrook’s LED cabinet lights – the Gemini range

Greenbrook Electrical has launched a new LED cabinet light fitting to expand its range of stylish and flexible low energy lighting targeted for both commercial and residential markets. Adding to contractor and consultants’ specification choices, the new Gemini LED cabinet lights can be recessed or surface mounted and provide 165 lumens per unit for a […]

Aico 3000 Series fire & CO alarms for full circle protection

Aico 3000 Series fire & CO alarms for full circle protection

Aico, a leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection, has launched the 3000 Series, which detects both Fire and CO. And for the first time, it includes a Multi- Sensor Heat & CO Alarm, providing whole property coverage from one Series. Unique to the 3000 Series, the Ei3028 Multi-Sensor Heat & […]

USB charging with Crabtree’s new Metalclad socket

USB charging with Crabtree’s new Metalclad socket

The robust shape and composition of Crabtree’s new Metalclad Dual USB socket-outlet makes it perfect to fit in a variety of applications, bringing a wider choice of USB socket outlets to the market. Meeting all relevant product standards, this latest socket outlet from Crabtree is a 13A two gang switched socket with double pole switching […]

‘Affordable excellence’ – Veriflex control and BUS cables

‘Affordable excellence’ – Veriflex control and BUS cables

Eland Cables has launched Veriflex, its own brand of control and BUS cables for industrial applications. BSI Kitemark approved and with extended warranties across the range, they are available for next day delivery with no price premium. ●Full range of control and BUS cables for industrial automation applications ●Next day delivery as standard, order before […]

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Luceco scores at Al Jazira Club Football Club

Luceco scores at Al Jazira Club Football Club

Luceco has recently relit the public areas of the Al Jazira Club, a football club from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, playing in the UAE Arabian Gulf League. Al Jazira Club was founded in 1974 through a merger between the Al Khalidiya Club with the Al Butain Club. Luceco and energy partner, Gargash […]

A home grown smart solution for Scolmore

A home grown smart solution for Scolmore

Scolmore Group looked close to home when considering the product requirements for the expansion and redesign of its Staffordshire HQ Visitor Centre. Opened in 2009, Scolmore’s Visitor Centre catered for up to 24 people and was designed to showcase and demonstrate products, as well as hosting internal meetings and presentations. As the business developed, the […]

College stays ahead of the curve with PVC-U trunking

College stays ahead of the curve with PVC-U trunking

Marshall-Tufflex’s sleek new Sterling Curve cable management system has been fitted throughout a new £13m building at City College Plymouth, in Devon. The Regional Centre of Excellence for STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) is the biggest investment in skills training in Plymouth for many years and is City College’s direct response to the skills […]