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Ellis Patents manufactures new senior appointment

Ellis Patents manufactures new senior appointment

Cable cleat manufacturer and exporter, Ellis Patents has appointed a new operations manager to look after all aspects of its daily manufacturing activity. Rick Butterfield has joined the Rillington-based business from Dale Power Solutions, and has taken direct responsibility for everything from production planning and project costing to building and plant maintenance and repairs; continuous improvement […]

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EW July issue out now!

EW July issue out now!

The July issue of Electrical Wholesaler has arrived! This month, we reveal the winners of the EW Awards 2020. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we had to make the difficult decision to cancel the live event in order to ensure the health and safety of guests. However, with the judging complete, we were still able to announce the winners and highly […]

Electrical Industry Apprenticeship an alternative to socially distanced University learning

Electrical Industry Apprenticeship an alternative to socially distanced University learning

University restructuring, including online lectures mean that many may now be looking at a different type of learning and one that they will be paid for as well. For many young people, the University experience is so much more than just learning about a chosen subject, Freshers Week, the student bar and nightclubs as well […]

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ILP provides information on the lighting industry to House of Lords debate

Institution of Lighting Professionals provides information on the lighting industry to House of Lords debate on Coronavirus and the Economy.  On Thursday 4 June, the House of Lords will be debating the economic lessons learned from the Covid 19 pandemic and the measures necessary to repair the UK economy. The Institution of Lighting Professionals has written […]

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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 […]

North East Lincolnshire business secures funding from Barclays CBIL Scheme

North East Lincolnshire business secures funding from Barclays CBIL Scheme

Grimsby-based business G-Tech Electrical Contractors today announced it has received support from Barclays through the Government backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) in order to maintain the ability to trade through the COVID-19 crisis. Established in 2002, G-Tech provide the design, installation and commissioning of industrial, commercial and domestic electrical installations throughout the UK, […]

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New research shows 80% of companies plan to invest in warehouse tech

New research shows 80% of companies plan to invest in warehouse tech

A recent global study found that 80% of companies were intending to invest in new warehouse technology as part of their strategy to become more competitive, with 60% of those reporting challenges due to inadequate labour efficiency and productivity. E-commerce is growing rapidly across the world and is changing the way people shop – as […]

OVIA – new emergency lighting range added
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OVIA – new emergency lighting range added

It is just three months since Ovia Ltd was officially launched as an independent lighting company and its first phase of lighting products – more than 400 individual lines – hit the marketplace. Now the company is ready to take the wraps of an additional new range of products with the launch of the Ovia […]

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The Right Hon. John Bercow hosts EDA Annual Education & Training Award stars

The Right Hon. John Bercow hosts EDA Annual Education & Training Award stars

Former House of Commons speaker, The Right Honourable John Bercow, hosted the Electrical Distributors’ Association’s (EDA) annual Education & Training 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 manufacturers received Investor in Training trophies. Bringing his unique brand […]

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Voting for the Electrical Wholesaler Awards is open! 

Voting for the Electrical Wholesaler Awards is open! 

Having received a flood of entries from wholesalers, manufacturers and supporting industry figures from across the trade, it is now time for individuals operating within the electrical sector to help decide who deserves to win an accolade from the glittering Electrical Wholesaler Awards ceremony, taking place at The Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London on Thursday 21 May.    Voting is open  This […]