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Mar 2019 Cable & Wire | Comments Off on 100 years of MK Electric

100 years of MK Electric

100 years of MK Electric

As MK Electric enters its 100th year of operation. Emma Segelov, EMEA marketing operations manager, reflects on a century of electrical innovation In 1919, Charles Arnold founded the Heavy Current Electric Accessories Company – the business that would eventually become MK Electric – not knowing the incredible legacy that was to follow. Fast forward 100 […]

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Mar 2019 Cable & Wire | Comments Off on Recycling revolution

Recycling revolution

Recycling revolution

Paul Heatherington, CEO of leading cable management manufacturer Marshall-Tufflex, discusses the impact the construction industry has on the environment, and how the company is looking to drive change to ensure that all PVC-U cable management products are manufactured using recycled material in the next 10 years Recent figures indicate that the construction industry uses around […]

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Mar 2019 Cable & Wire, Fire & Security | Comments Off on Cable technology for peace of mind

Cable technology for peace of mind

Cable technology for peace of mind

Those responsible for the specification of products to go into new modern buildings have been asking for safe, approved cabling that plays a critical part in electrical supply systems. Graham Turner of AEI Cables explains the issues and emerging solutions As new buildings become increasingly complex, those making decisions in the supply chain need to […]

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Jun 2018 Busbar & Trunking, Cable & Wire | Comments Off on Make way for the eco warrior

Make way for the eco warrior

Make way for the eco warrior

Marshall-Tufflex trunking products boast an average of more than 80% recycled material and it wants to drive up the eco credentials of cable management solutions throughout the supply chain Ask an electrical contractor to name five facts about cable management manufacturer Mar-shall-Tufflex and it’s likely they’ll come up with: quality, hard-wearing, easy to install, huge […]

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May 2018 Cable & Wire | Comments Off on Cleat expectations

Cleat expectations

Cleat expectations

The vital importance of cable cleats in electrical installations is now well known, but with this greater understanding has come a significant increase in the number of products on the market. Richard Shaw, managing director of Ellis, explains how to sort the wheat from the chaff and ensure the right decision is made when specifying […]

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Mar 2018 Cable & Wire | Comments Off on Take cover

Take cover

Take cover

Even on the most well-organised project it can be a challenge to ensure products are delivered and installed without incurring any damage. With switches and sockets, the vulnerable frontplate is often an issue on a busy site. Emma Segelov, head of marketing at MK Electric, discusses how to improve their installation and protection With so […]

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Jan 2018 Cable & Wire, Electric Vehicles | Comments Off on SCAME: Fully charged

SCAME: Fully charged

SCAME: Fully charged

From wiring accessories to electric vehicle charging, SCAME doesn’t let the grass grow under its feet when it comes to developing products and seeking out new markets for its technological expertise. You know the saying “think global, act local”? SCAME, the Italian manufacturer of electrical components and systems for civil and industrial applications, is taking […]

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Nov 2017 Cable & Wire, Latest News | Comments Off on ACI finds more unsafe cable for sale in the UK

ACI finds more unsafe cable for sale in the UK

Dangerous flexible cord cable that could cause injury or death has been found on sale in the UK, following random market place sampling by the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI). The cables, manufactured by Italian company Triveneta Cavi, failed the British and European Standards flex test, exposing copper conductors. The ACI is warning that the exposed […]

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Nov 2017 Cable & Wire, Lighting | Comments Off on Driving change

Driving change

Driving change

LED lighting is being used to improve traffic flow on many of the country’s most congested motorways, says Scott Jones, technical manager of Northern Connectors The emergence of LED lighting as a valuable alternative to energy-guzzling, traditional lighting methods has had a significant impact on a number of different industries, as both businesses and consumers […]

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Oct 2017 Cable & Wire | Comments Off on The evolution of manufacturing

The evolution of manufacturing

The evolution of manufacturing

Batch Size 1 and Industry 4.0 may seem like the aspirations of cutting-edge high-tech industry, but according to Richard Shaw, managing director of world leading cable cleat company Ellis, they are both very much of the here and now To appreciate where manufacturing currently stands, it’s worth looking back at the way in which it […]

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