Industry News

SECTT highlights importance of apprentices; elects new officials

SECTT highlights importance of apprentices; elects new officials

The Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) marked its recent AGM (May 2021) with a new team at the top and a ringing affirmation of the vital importance of apprenticeships to the future of the electrical contracting industry in Scotland. The annual meeting of the proactive training provider elected Scott Foley, Regional Officer at Unite […]

Digital transformation momentum to continue, say majority of UK businesses

A new survey of 750 UK business leaders has revealed how the pandemic has affected long-term digital transformation plans. It found: 56% of firms have successfully adopted one or more new technologies since March 2020 54% say the pandemic has inspired long-term digital transformation projects 45% plan to hire new tech staff in the coming […]

Niglon launches charity partnerhship

Niglon launches charity partnerhship

A charity set up to support the electrical industry is set to benefit from a new partnership with Niglon. As part of the link-up, 10% of the profit plus VAT from every single sale of every product in Niglon’s Median wiring accessories range will be donated to the Electrical Industries Charity, as of June 1st […]

EW Awards winners revealed!

EW Awards winners revealed!

The winners weren’t able to collect their trophies in person this year, but that didn’t stop us from celebrating! The electrical industry tuned into the first ever virtual EW Awards, hosted by Ian Moore, to find out who’d won a coveted EW trophy. Read on to find out which wholesalers and manufacturers were victorious in […]

Grant & Stone acquires Devondale Electrical Distributors

Grant & Stone acquires Devondale Electrical Distributors

Grant & Stone Group, the largest independent builders’ merchant in Southern England, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Devondale Electrical Distributors (Devondale), expanding its network of specialist electrical wholesalers and complementing the recent acquisitions of builders’ and plumbers’ merchants in the South West of England. Established in 1981, Devondale is the largest independent […]

Product News

Megaman launches Milenalite

Megaman launches Milenalite

Megaman has launched Milenalite, a new Integrated LED Downlight. A cost effective and easy replacement for traditional PL commercial downlights, its compact and slim profile also makes it an ideal option for ceilings with limited depth. With a height of just 30mm, the exceptionally compact Milenalite Integrated LED Downlights are the ideal choice for shallow […]

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Ansell Lighting extends warranties on Lithium Emergency products

Ansell Lighting extends warranties on Lithium Emergency products

Ansell Lighting has announced upgrades to its product and battery warranties on its market-leading Lithium Eco and Lithium Pro emergency ranges. Lithium powered emergency lighting, used widely across public venues and commercial settings, uses pulse charging instead of the standard trickle charging, which puts less strain on components and therefore electronics last longer. Ansell has […]

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New multi-function dimmable LED driver for AluPanel range

New multi-function dimmable LED driver for AluPanel range

Ovia continues to enhance its commercial LED downlight offering with the addition of a new multi-function dimmable driver that will provide its AluPanel range with the flexibility of three dimming options in one driver – Dali, Switch and 1–10V Dimmable. The multi-function drivers are available in 12.7-33.7W and 24- 48W variants to maximise their potential […]

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New grey options for ESP’s IP camera range

New grey options for ESP’s IP camera range

ESP continues to develop and expand its comprehensive CCTV range and the latest launch sees the addition of a new anthracite grey finish for some of its IP camera housings. Already providing a wide range of contemporary camera housings in white, the new grey additions will help meet the increasing demand in the market for […]

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Anti-viral testing for Scolmore’s switches and sockets

Anti-viral testing for Scolmore’s switches and sockets

Scolmore’s Mode, Mode Part M and Polar plates have been independently tested and have shown to have anti-viral properties against enveloped and non-enveloped viruses. After a contact period of 4 hours, all tested plates were shown to have a 99.9% kill off rate against enveloped viruses and a 92% kill off rate against non-enveloped viruses. […]

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ESP invests in warehouse and operations to meet demand

ESP invests in warehouse and operations to meet demand

Leading security, fire protection and heating controls supplier, ESP has been experiencing strong sales growth across all of its product ranges – CCTV, access control, fire protection, emergency lighting and the Sangamo heating and timer controls.  As the company continues to grow, this has led to the investment in the operational aspects of the business […]

Aico selected as a Net Zero Carbon Business Champion

Aico selected as a Net Zero Carbon Business Champion

Aico, the European leader in home life safety, has been selected as a Net Zero Carbon Business Champion by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC). As one of the first 14 companies across the UK’s construction supply chain to join the initiative, Aico has committed to supporting the sector’s industry change programme, CO2nstruct Zero, to address […]

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Vent-Axia welcomes BMJ editorial on ventilation reducing Covid-transmission

Vent-Axia welcomes BMJ editorial on ventilation reducing Covid-transmission

With pubs, restaurants, gyms, offices and other businesses beginning to reopen, businesses should ensure they are checking and improving their ventilation. The vital importance of good ventilation in helping reduce transmission of Covid-19 has been highlighted once again in new advice published in an editorial in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) ‘Covid-19 has redefined airborne […]

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