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Winners of first ever Screwfix Product of the Year awards announced
By October 14, 2019 Read More →

Winners of first ever Screwfix Product of the Year awards announced

Customers have chosen their winners of Screwfix’s first ever Product of the Year awards with two of the seven trophies going to Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Shockwave Impact Screwdriver Bits PZ2 25 Pack received nearly 50% of customer votes to win the best overall Product of the Year.

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West Exe youth team sponsored by Devondale
By October 14, 2019 Read More →

West Exe youth team sponsored by Devondale

Devondale Electrical Wholesalers Marsh Barton branch in Exeter is sponsoring the West Exe under 8s team for the second year running.  West Exe play in the Exeter West League fielding two teams and currently train at Tedburn St Mary.

Signify’s lighting makes Marseille’s Orange Velodrome now largest 100% LED stadium in France
By September 30, 2019 Read More →

Signify’s lighting makes Marseille’s Orange Velodrome now largest 100% LED stadium in France

Signify, a world leader in lighting, has provided  Marseille’s Orange Velodrome with LEDs, making it the largest 100% LED stadium in France.

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EDA celebrates Apprenticeship Service landmark

EDA celebrates Apprenticeship Service landmark

Nineteen-year-old Jonathan McArdle is the 2000th apprentice to join the UK’s electro-technical sector through EDA Apprenticeship Plus, the organisation behind the apprenticeship service for members and affiliates of the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA).

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Signify partners with AppHarvest to boost greenhouse yields

Signify partners with AppHarvest to boost greenhouse yields

Signify, a world leader in lighting, has partnered with AppHarvest to help the company increase efficiency and boost yields using significantly fewer resources in its 25 hectare greenhouse in Morehead, Ky., USA. The greenhouse will be fitted with a hybrid LED lighting system, utilising Signify’s Philips GreenPower LED toplighting compact and Agrolux high pressure sodium […]

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LED demand driven by lower energy bills

LED demand driven by lower energy bills

Managing director of EcolightingUK, Steve Gardner (pictured), talks about led technology and the results they are achieving in warehouses and distribution centres. The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today’s most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies. Quality LED light bulbs last longer, are more durable, and offer comparable or better light quality than other types […]

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CEF unveils new and improved Bishop Auckland store

CEF unveils new and improved Bishop Auckland store

CEF, the UK’s leading electrical wholesaler, is celebrating the move of its Bishop Auckland store to new and improved premises on Abraham Enterprise Business Park with a grand opening on Thursday 15th August. Local electricians and tradespeople are invited to the official opening day, which will be packed with special offers, food and refreshments as […]

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Rexel hits the road for charity

Rexel hits the road for charity

A team of 12 brave cyclists are preparing to take on a 450-mile ride to raise funds for the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) and Macmillan Cancer Support later this year. The mammoth challenge will take place in September with the riders starting their journey in Paris and finishing up at Rexel UK HQ in Birmingham […]

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Intelligent emergency lighting enables building control and better safety

Intelligent emergency lighting enables building control and better safety

By Russ Sharer, Vice President of Global Marketing and Business Development for Fulham Co – manufacturer of innovative and energy-efficient lighting sub-systems and components for lighting manufacturers worldwide.

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Chichester wholesaler scoops industry award

Chichester wholesaler scoops industry award

The Chichester branch of electrical wholesaler Kew Electrical has been named best individual branch in the UK. The award-winning electrical wholesaling company has had a branch in Chichester since 2003 and now employs 18 people in the town.