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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
By March 11, 2020 Read More →

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 […]

Northgate prioritises flexibility and innovation
By January 17, 2020 Read More →

Northgate prioritises flexibility and innovation

Somewhere just on the outskirts of Leeds is a quiet success story . Although their business is lighting, this company has been hidden in the shade – but recent investments and the ambition of their Managing Director, Adrian Lee, means this company is preparing to take centre stage. You might not know, but Northgate Lighting […]

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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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Hamilton receives CEDIA CEU accreditation for its smart control training course
By June 13, 2019 Read More →

Hamilton receives CEDIA CEU accreditation for its smart control training course

Hamilton Litestat has been approved by international home technology trade association CEDIA to become a CEDIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Provider. Hamilton’s training course ‘Essentials in Smart Lighting Control and Audio Systems’, which is run at its facilities in Mere, is now a CEDIA-endorsed training programme, contributing 4CEUs towards this training requirement – CEDIA-certified professionals […]

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Smart meter owners reporting higher bills than savings

Smart meter owners reporting higher bills than savings

According to new survey findings, having a smart meter installed at home does not necessitate lower energy bills.

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Lutron launches RA2 Select lighting and blind control system
By December 3, 2018 Read More →

Lutron launches RA2 Select lighting and blind control system

Lutron Electronics, a lighting control pioneer, has announced the release of RA2 Select, a whole-home lighting and shading control system designed to meet the needs of any residential property. The new system is configured by default and easily personalised.  Recommended lighting and shading scenes are automatically created as each device is added to the system, […]

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Jeff Kerridge joins Marshall-Tufflex as Regional Sales Manager in the North
By January 30, 2018 Read More →

Jeff Kerridge joins Marshall-Tufflex as Regional Sales Manager in the North

  Cable management specialist Jeff Kerridge (pictured) has joined Marshall-Tufflex as its new Regional Manager for the North. Having worked in the industry for 34 years, Jeff joins the Sussex-based manufacturer from Marco. He brings with him focused industry experience, great contacts and a wealth of product knowledge. He will be leading a team of […]