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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 […]

Cleveland Cable Company awarded world-first Registered Stockist certification status

Cleveland Cable Company awarded world-first Registered Stockist certification status

Cleveland Cable Company has become the first cable distributor in the world to be awarded Registered Stockist certification status. The new industry certification scheme has been designed by the British Approvals Service for Electric Cables (BASEC) to raise quality standards in the industry throughout the supply chain.

Schneider Electric opens new purpose-built safety academy

Schneider Electric opens new purpose-built safety academy

Leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, has opened a new, purpose-built 660sqm two storey Safety Academy at its UK headquarters in Telford. The facility will enable the company to increase both the number of health and safety training courses it runs, as well as the number of training places available […]

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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Common pre-qual assessment questions welcomed by ECA

Common pre-qual assessment questions welcomed by ECA

ECA – the leading electro-technical and engineering services body – has welcomed the new Common Prequalification Assessment Standard (CAS), which has been created by industry representatives brought together by Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA).

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New interactive recycling calculator launched by Marshall-Tufflex

New interactive recycling calculator launched by Marshall-Tufflex

Leading UK manufacturer – Marshall-Tufflex – has provided a window into cable management via the launch of its Recycled PVC-U Calculator, showing users exactly how much recycled material is included in each of its products and therefore saved from being sent straight to landfill.

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300 delegates and guests welcomed by EUEW at 2019 General Convention in Brussels

300 delegates and guests welcomed by EUEW at 2019 General Convention in Brussels

The European Union of Electrical Wholesalers (EUEW) will welcome nearly 300 delegates and guests from 120+ leading electrical wholesaler and manufacturer companies across 21 European countries.

LEDVANCE Truck takes to the road

LEDVANCE Truck takes to the road

In conjunction with electrical distributor Rexel, the LEDVANCE truck is back on the road for visitors to experience first-hand the comprehensive range of easy to install LED luminaires. To celebrate the tour, Rexel is running a competition to win a two-night break at the five-star Celtic Manor Resort.

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Over 12,500 electricians needed for new technology skills demand

Over 12,500 electricians needed for new technology skills demand

A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth.

Path to becoming a qualified electrician plotted in new animation

Path to becoming a qualified electrician plotted in new animation

An animation which showcases the journey to become a fully qualified electrician has been developed in partnership between SELECT and the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB). The animation covers the electrician starting their career as an apprentice right through to them becoming a company owner. Brought to life by animators at Connect Communications, it is […]