Industry News

LEDVANCE Truck takes to the road

LEDVANCE Truck takes to the road

In conjunction with electrical distributor Rexel, the LEDVANCE truck is back on the road for visitors to experience first-hand the comprehensive range of easy to install LED luminaires. To celebrate the tour, Rexel is running a competition to win a two-night break at the five-star Celtic Manor Resort.

Over 12,500 electricians needed for new technology skills demand

Over 12,500 electricians needed for new technology skills demand

A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth.

Path to becoming a qualified electrician plotted in new animation

Path to becoming a qualified electrician plotted in new animation

An animation which showcases the journey to become a fully qualified electrician has been developed in partnership between SELECT and the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB). The animation covers the electrician starting their career as an apprentice right through to them becoming a company owner. Brought to life by animators at Connect Communications, it is […]

Frank O’Donnell appointed as LED Eco Lights National Sales Manager

Frank O’Donnell appointed as LED Eco Lights National Sales Manager

Leading expert in LED lighting and lighting control solutions, LED Eco Lights, has announced the appointment of Frank O’Donnell as National Sales Manager. Frank brings an excellent track record of success in LED lighting sales to the company and will play an important role in identifying strategic new business opportunities for the company’s Goodlight range.

94% pass rate on new DTL wiring standard courses

94% pass rate on new DTL wiring standard courses

Develop Training Ltd (DTL), is celebrating the success of electricians on its courses, clocking in a 94% pass rate against the latest national wiring standard. Candidates from across the UK from some of the country’s biggest names in utilities and construction have been training with DTL to meet the new 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671:2018).

Product News

Halve the install time with Scolmore’s new Fast Fit Connectors

Halve the install time with Scolmore’s new Fast Fit Connectors

Coming up with products that will help electricians carry out installation projects more quickly and efficiently is what drives Scolmore’s new product development programme, and the latest additions to the Click Flow Connector range are no exception. The new 20A 3 and 4 Pole Fast Fit Flow Connectors feature pushin, low maintenance terminals to offer […]

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ESPadds Self Test Fittings to its range of Emergency Lighting

ESPadds Self Test Fittings to its range of Emergency Lighting

ESP continues to develop its Duceri range of Emergency Lighting, and the latest addition is a new range of Self Test Emergency Light Fittings that offer numerous benefits over standard fittings by reducing the costs and time associated with manual testing and inspection. Emergency lighting installations must have routine tests carried out, and these tests […]

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Safety First – C.K’s Solution for the Best in Cable Routing

Safety First – C.K’s Solution for the Best in Cable Routing

Every tradesman is familiar with cable routing and the risks of splinters with some cable rods. That became a painful reality for Jason Price of Jason Price Electrical Services, whose hand was badly injured last year when a cable rod by another supplier splintered during use. Thanks to C.K, Jason became the proud owner of […]

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Easy Access with C.K tools MightyRods Toolbox Set

Easy Access with C.K tools MightyRods Toolbox Set

Following on from the success of its pioneering range of next generation MightyRods PRO Cable Rods, C.K has launched the new C.K MightyRods PRO Tool box Set 3.3m (T5419). Acompact handy toolbag size, offering efficient cable installation in confined spaces, the new MightyRods PRO Toolbox Set also has the added benefit of 100% splinterproof rods, […]

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3 & 4 Pin Lighting Connectors from GreenBrook

3 & 4 Pin Lighting Connectors from GreenBrook

GreenBrook have introduced two new handy lighting connectors. The Quick Connect 3 and the Quick Connect 4 are great time saving products – useful for all your connecting requirements including downlights, transformers, dimmers and control gear. These easy to use 250 Volt, 20 Amp, plug-in connectors feature a simple lock and release system. The male […]

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Luceco provides the perfect Climate for new Car Parking Facilities at The International Centre, Telford

Luceco provides the perfect Climate for new Car Parking Facilities at The International Centre, Telford

Luceco has recently lit new parking facilities in Telford with Climate Extra, an IP65 rated LED energy efficient luminaire. The International Centre in Telford is one of the UK’s leading international events venues, attracting over a quarter of a million visitors every year. Telford International Centre has built the new six level multi-storey car park […]

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Gewiss now offers next day delivery and improved service for electrical wholesalers

Gewiss now offers next day delivery and improved service for electrical wholesalers

With a commitment to continuously improving its products and service, Italian industrial wiring accessories and lighting manufacturer, Gewiss, has now increased its service level to electrical wholesalers in the UK, with an exciting raft of changes that will make it easier and quicker to obtain their high quality, branded solutions. Fast moving codes will be […]

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Down to earth solution from Unicrimp

Down to earth solution from Unicrimp

Unicrimp’s latest product development activity sees the company enter a brand new product category with the launch of a range of earthing rods and component products. Earth Rods, or Earth Electrodes, are conductive metal poles buried directly into the ground and connected to the Earth circuit of an electrical installation. If there is a fault, […]

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