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Honesty is the best policy
By September 7, 2020 Read More →

Honesty is the best policy

It has come to Scolmore’s attention that a competitor is making claims that their products are made in the same factory as Scolmore’s, which is untrue. As a result, the company issued a press release highlighting the need for transparency and honesty and hopefully detering any future activity of this nature. “They say imitation is […]

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Manufacturers urged to digitise product data to reduce risk
By September 7, 2020 Read More →

Manufacturers urged to digitise product data to reduce risk

A new initiative aims to get manufacturers in the construction industry to take ownership of their product information. A series of articles are being produced and manufacturers are encouraged to join a discussion group to share their views. The project is producing a Plain Language Guide for manufacturers setting out why digital product data is […]

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JTL launches free digital courses to support the changing needs of electricians
By September 4, 2020 Read More →

JTL launches free digital courses to support the changing needs of electricians

Leading training provider and charity, JTL is supporting the changing needs of electricians with the launch of two new free, bite-size digital courses, which focus on smart technologies as part of its ongoing Power Up offering – JTL’s new initiative to further support the building services engineering sector by offering free advice and educational resources. […]

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Lighting and the Circular Economy webinar – moving towards a sustainable industry
By September 4, 2020 Read More →

Lighting and the Circular Economy webinar – moving towards a sustainable industry

The third Recolight webinar in the Lighting & the Circular Economy series is scheduled for 15 September at 11:00. It will look at the next steps the lighting industry needs to take to move towards a Circular Economy. This will follow on from the presentations and discussions during the first two webinars. In the first […]

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EW September issue out now!
By September 3, 2020 Read More →

EW September issue out now!

The September issue of Electrical Wholesaler has arrived! This issue is Electrical Wholesaler’s annual Lighting Special Edition. Automation and smart controls have proved key trends in our conversations with leading lighting manufacturers, brands and associations this month, with energy-efficiency and cost-saving remaining a top priority across the industry. On page 28, ECA technical manager Shahid […]

Donald W Orr becomes new SELECT President
By September 3, 2020 Read More →

Donald W Orr becomes new SELECT President

Donald W Orr has been elected as the new president of SELECT, the trade association for the electrotechnical industry in Scotland. As managing director of Unitech Services in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Donald has been a long-standing SELECT member and serves on a number of committees as well as representing the association externally. He said: “It is […]

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By September 3, 2020 Read More →

Short on safety?

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s plan to regulate short -term lets, Wayne Mackay, public affairs Manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland, for leading consumer protection charity, Electrical Safety First, said: “We warmly welcome the Scottish Government’s commitment, given in its Programme for Government, to legislate for short-term lets (STLs), such as those listed on Airbnb […]

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Marshall-Tufflex appoints Paul Mitchell as new MD
By September 2, 2020 Read More →

Marshall-Tufflex appoints Paul Mitchell as new MD

British cable management manufacturer, Marshall-Tufflex has announced the appointment of Paul Mitchell as its Managing Director. Paul brings with him an in-depth knowledge of the industry, having spent 30 years at the company and will continue to champion the use of recycled materials in manufacturing PVC-U cable management. Since joining Marshall-Tufflex in 1990, Paul has […]

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By September 1, 2020 Read More →

Safety measures put in place as 18th Edition training returns to SELECT HQ

Scottish trade association, SELECT, has introduced a range of comprehensive COVID-19 safety measures as it prepares to restart partial training sessions at its headquarters outside Edinburgh. Staggered start times, reduced class sizes, clear signage and a range of hygiene measures are all now in place as The Walled Garden prepares to receive delegates once again. […]

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Schneider Electric and RS Components launch initiative to drive industrial digital transformation

Schneider Electric, the leader of digital transformation in energy management and automation, has launched a joint initiative with RS Components (RS), the global industrial and electronic products and solutions provider. The partnership extension sees the introduction of the latest Schneider Electric automation and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) innovations and technical knowledge to RS, including […]

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