Latest electrical company news
Tratos Ltd., the UK distribution subsidiary of Electrical Cable Manufacturer Tratos Cavi SPA. of Italy, has completed its acquisition of North West Cables Ltd. and its subsidiary Modular Wiring Systems Ltd.
The deal grows the group to £20 million with 75 employees in the UK and €150 million with 350 employees worldwide. It has also resulted in all UK manufacturing being transferred to the bespoke Knowsley facility to allow for seamless manufacturing. Further staff have been employed at Know... [more]
Kingston College and Carshalton College have recognised the growing demand for Gas and Electrical training and have formed a partnership to meet it.
This joint venture, the Power Assessment & Training Centre, based at Carshalton College, is a dedicated state-of-the-art assessment and training facility that is tailored to adult learners and has the capacity to offer a wide range and volume of courses at times to suit industry professionals.
The courses run at The Power Assessment & Training... [more]
Takbro has launched a range of added value services for termination products. These include custom packing and labelling, kitting and the supply of matched tooling.
Takbro's standard crimp terminals cover a wide range of termination styles including, for example, ring, spade and push-on types. They are available in insulated versions for use with cables from 0.5 mm2 to 6 mm2, as well as in uninsulated versions for cables from 0.5 mm2 to 500 mm2. The company offers high-performance matched too... [more]
MWA Technology has added new meters to its CPT Quantometer range, and introduced updated models in the TBX turbine gas meter range for the UK market.
The new CPT DN65 low-pressure drop turbine gas meter includes two versions, a 2.5 inch (65mm) rated G65 and G100 for gas and natural gas applications. An 8-inch (DN200mm) is also added to the range, which is now available in five DN sizes from 2 inches to 8 inches.
CPT Quantometers are turbine meters based on the rotation of an impellor, with... [more]
Many people do not realise that the switches they touch can also transmit disease. Bacteria present on our hands are transferred to a light switch when we touch it, this accumulates and propagates on the switch. The bacteria are then transmitted to the next person who touches the switch. The use of Polygiene helps break the transmission path of disease.
The New Year is a popular time for homeowners to do some DIY and refresh their homes. One simple, yet effective, facelift is to update the sw... [more]
The research and development into new technologies will help British manufacturers to stay ahead of international competition – and contribute to the UK’s climate change goals. The development of more energy efficient lighting, lasers and displays is to be accelerated following the announcement of government funding for twelve innovative research projects.
The projects will see businesses working collaboratively with other businesses and academic institutions to develop and deploy technologie... [more]