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LightingEurope board appoints new President

LightingEurope board appoints new President

The LightingEurope Executive Board has appointed Peter Hunt as new President for a term of two years. Hunt is COO of the UK Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and CEO of Lumicom, the UK WEEE Compliance Scheme for the lighting industry. “With his background as a lighting entrepreneur and his experience in the LIA, Peter understands […]

Marshall-Tufflex marks 75th birthday with careers help for talented youngsters

Marshall-Tufflex marks 75th birthday with careers help for talented youngsters

Hastings employer Marshall-Tufflex is marking its 75th year in business with a renewed drive to raise awareness of the career opportunities across its manufacturing business. The cable management manufacturer, a UK market leader in its sector, is committed to assisting young local job seekers and has already supported five apprentices through relevant NVQ Level 3 […]

Super Rod and Klein Tools back local racing drivers

Super Rod and Klein Tools back local racing drivers

Super Rod and Klein Tools have sponsored two south Wales-based racing drivers, as they gear up for Mini SE7EN racing success. Drivers Leon Window and Ashley Davies, who race in cars prepared by the Abergavenny race team SMG Motorsport, have previously achieved success in the Mini racing series securing first place in the Novice Championship […]

OBITUARY: Dennis Rose –1921 to 2017

EWF (Electrical Wholesalers’ Federation) Past President (1976) Dennis Rose passed peacefully away at his St John’s Wood home on Sunday, March 26th 2017, aged 96. He had enjoyed a very full, healthy and happy life. Dennis’s grandfather John Altman had founded The Wholesale Fittings Company Ltd in London in 1894. After wartime service in the […]

Aico donates alarms to Scottish veterans charity

Aico donates alarms to Scottish veterans charity

Aico has donated Heat and Multi-Sensor Fire Alarms to the Scottish Veterans’ Garden City Association (SVGCA), a charity that has been housing disabled veterans in Scotland for over a century. Operating as a private not for profit Scottish charitable landlord, SVGCA houses the greatest number of disabled veterans in the UK.  It works closely with […]

Product News

Scolmore launches its most comprehensive wiring accessories range

Scolmore launches its most comprehensive wiring accessories range

Described as its most significant investment in recent years, Scolmore has launched Deco Plus – a premium decorative metal wiring accessories range – giving installers even greater choice and flexibility. Totalling more than 800 products, these accessories build on the success of the classic Deco range, introducing smooth, contemporary curves with wide appeal. Deco Plus […]

Marshall-Tufflex scores first with Wire Basket Cablelay

Marshall-Tufflex scores first with Wire Basket Cablelay

Wire basket Cablelay is the latest product launched by Marshall-Tufflex. Designed for use in the manufacturer’s Fast Coupling Wire Basket, Cablelay delivers a quick, easy solution for those concerned about power and data cable integrity during installation and for the life of the system. Cablelay provides a flat, continuous surface that protects from pressure points, […]

Unique user platform and App for ESP’s improved 1080p HDView CCTV range

Unique user platform and App for ESP’s improved 1080p HDView CCTV range

Security products supplier, ESP has made further developments to its HDView CCTV range, which sees the resolution increased from 720p HD to 1080p Full HD, for enhanced image quality. The improved image/live footage clarity is due to the additional image processing capability of the camera and DVR as a result of increasing from 1 Megapixel […]

Aico exhibits at popular electrical contractor events in 2017

Aico exhibits at popular electrical contractor events in 2017

Aico, the domestic Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) protection products specialist, will be exhibiting at ELEX and NICEIC’s TechTalks across the UK in 2017, supporting electrical contractors in achieving best practice in alarm installation. TechTalks – run by the NICEIC – are half-day seminars which keep electrical industry professionals up to date with techniques and […]

Power modules added to Varilight DataGrid+

Power modules added to Varilight DataGrid+

Mix and match sockets and data outlets Varilight has expanded its decorative “DataGrid” range of modular data, audio visual and telecoms accessories to include power outlet modules. The newly expanded range, “DataGrid+”, includes both 5A round pin socket modules and 13A power socket modules, as well as a 2100mA double USB charging port module. Additionally, […]

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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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First CE/UMSUG approved retrofit LED solutions for SOX lamping applications

First CE/UMSUG approved retrofit LED solutions for SOX lamping applications

Light Efficient Design UK Limited announces the immediate availability of the industry’s first CE/UMSUG certified LED SOX retrofit re-lamping solutions. Replacing SOX with high quality LED lighting in a wide and often hard to replace range of lamping applications, Light Efficient Design’s dimmable LED-8100 20W and LED-8101 35W products enable fast and cost-effective replacement of […]

Digi-Line electric radiators – the smart choice for energy management

Digi-Line electric radiators – the smart choice for energy management

Energy management features on the Digi-Line range of electric radiators from Electrorad cement its position as a number one choice with installers. Features that include unique independent double panel control, in-built energy monitoring (on the TouchE3 option), and virtual open window sensors, make Digi-Line the efficient and easy-tocontrol alternative to traditional central heating. It is […]

Fortis – robust exterior LED luminaries from Luceco

Fortis – robust exterior LED luminaries from Luceco

Luceco launches the Fortis family, an LED exterior range with Wall Pack and Bulkhead luminaire styles. Fortis Wall Pack is stylish yet totally practical, offering an energy efficient alternative to HID fittings with a 45W LED luminaire being the equivalent of a 70W traditional HID fitting, and a High Space to Height ratio providing the […]