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Knipex Point of Sale support for merchants

Knipex, the pliers specialist, is supporting its 2020 new product launch with eye catching point of sale and marketing materials. The Knipex display solutions are designed to help boost sales with glass display cases, illuminated boxes and accessories such as shelf stoppers, perforated panel hooks, secondary stands and displays. “Our POS materials can be adapted […]

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ECA Members provide NHS with extensive support

The building of NHS Nightingale Hospitals in England during the pandemic has been supported by a range of ECA Members, including Interserve, Kier, NG Bailey and Power Electrics. Other ECA Members were involved in supporting hospital construction in Scotland and Wales, including Balfour Beatty, Highadmit Projects, JM Walden, RDM Electrical & Mechanical, Alpine Works and […]

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ESP launches free design service for CCTV and Fire systems

Already providing contractors with free security and fire training programmes, ESP is further enhancing its commitment to helping the sector with a newly launched, dedicated design service which will allow contractors access to a free of charge design facility that will cover CCTV Systems and Fire Systems.  Available to any size of business, from local […]

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A message from the Electrical Wholesaler Awards team

A message from the Electrical Wholesaler Awards team

We at the Electrical Wholesaler Awards wanted to reach out to you all on this day, when we would have been together at London’s Chelsea Harbour Hotel to celebrate excellence from across the sector.   Since 2014, we are delighted to have been able to provide a platform to celebrate the very best that the […]

Schneider Electric launches ‘Training Hub’ to upskill workers

Schneider Electric launches ‘Training Hub’ to upskill workers

Schneider Electric has announced the launch of a learning series aimed at training and upskilling workers. With restrictions in place, electrical contractors, wholesalers and distributors face an extended period of downtime. Schneider Electric are looking invest in these professions, providing an opportunity to learn about the key new elements within the industry. The Schneider Electric […]

LED Eco Lights strengthens UK sales team

LED Eco Lights, a leading expert in LED lighting and control solutions, has announced the appointment of Gerald Passalacqua, who joins the expanding sales team.  With over 20 years’ experience in the lighting and electronics industries, Gerald will play an important role in identifying new business opportunities for the company’s Goodlight range, focussing especially on the […]

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CICV Forum sends out posters to help protect employees carrying out essential work

CICV Forum sends out posters to help protect employees carrying out essential work

In an initiative to support the construction sector in Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has started distributing protective signage for key workers carrying out emergency and essential projects. The posters, designed to be displayed on sites or on vans, carry the legend – Key Worker: Carrying out Essential Work. […]

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Apprenticeship Group celebrate the best of education with EDA

Apprenticeship Group celebrate the best of education with EDA

Cirencester’s Apprenticeship Management Group joined The Right Honourable John Bercow in celebrating the Electrical Distributors Association’s Education and Training Awards. The former House of Commons speaker hosted the EDA’s annual awards in front of over 500 guests at the Association’s Annual Dinner on Thursday 5 March 2020. Nine high performing leaders from EDA wholesalers and […]

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Industry leader Gary Worrall becomes ECA President

Industry leader Gary Worrall becomes ECA President

Senior business manager and engineer Gary Worrall has become the new President of ECA, the UK’s leading engineering services trade association. Over 30 years ago, Gary became an engineer for Lorne Stewart Engineering, a prominent M&E business and longstanding ECA Member. Gary progressed through the business to become CEO of Lorne Stewart PLC’s engineering division, […]

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EW May issue out now!

EW May issue out now!

The May issue of Electrical Wholesaler has arrived! As we go to press, Downing Street is hinting that the strict isolation measures we have been upholding so far may be lightened. At the same time, however, experts have warned that tougher isolation and quarantining measures may yet be needed. Uncertainty is still the only certainty we can be […]

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