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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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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.

Delta Electronics joins the Climate Innovation Forum 2019

Delta Electronics joins the Climate Innovation Forum 2019

The 3rd July saw the Climate Innovation Forum become the first of a series of regional UK events aimed at promoting innovations designed to solve carbon emission challenges from transport, energy and buildings, while striving for the creation of a zero waste world.

18th Edition, six months on

18th Edition, six months on

As we approach six-months since the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations were introduced, Bureau Veritas has revealed that the new framework is helping to raise safety standards in surge protection, electric vehicle infrastructure and energy efficiency.

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Rexel pair ready to tackle Everest for EIC

Rexel pair ready to tackle Everest for EIC

Two Rexel employees will be taking on their biggest challenge ever later this year, as they trek to Everest base camp in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for the Electrical Industry Charity (EIC). The adventure will take place over a two-week period this autumn, starting on the 28 September and ending at the […]

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Scolmore announces launch of new lighting company

Scolmore announces launch of new lighting company

Three ambitious expansion plans are set to come to fruition during 2019 for Scolmore Group – the launch of a new, , independent lighting company; the appointment of industry expert Mike Collins to head up this new enterprise, plus the acquisition of an additional 67,000 sq ft of head office and warehouse space to accommodate […]

ESP appoints new sales team member

ESP appoints new sales team member

Iain Russell has taken up the position of area sales manager for Scotland, as recently announced by ESP.

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Chris Gibson named 91st EDA President

Chris Gibson named 91st EDA President

The Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) has confirmed Chris Gibson, Projects Director at Rexel UK, as its 91st President. Chris takes over the helm from BEMCO’s Simon Barkes and will lead the Association for the next two years.

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