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Marshall-Tufflex adds two more to its international team

Marshall-Tufflex has announced two key appointments to its international team to further increase business abroad. The British cable management manufacturer exports to more than 55 countries worldwide. The appointments coincide with Marshall-Tufflex CEO Paul Hetherington carrying out a channel partner review, visiting affiliates in worldwide markets to better understand their position and what can be […]

Drayton launches Wiser Plug to give homeowners remote control

Drayton, part of Schneider Electric, has unveiled the new Wiser Plug – allowing homeowners to remotely control any appliance plugged into it.

INTERVIEW: The cjrshop

Chris Reeve’s YouTube channel – The cjrshop – has captured the imagination of his viewers, as he walks them through his days at work with humour and expertise.

Makita launches new multi-purpose drill bit range

Makita has launched its new OmniBohrer multi-purpose drill bit range. The new range of multi-material, multi-purpose drill bits feature tungsten carbide tips and save time and convenience, while providing fast, efficient and accurate drilling in any material. Bits in this collection are suitable for use with a diverse range of materials including concrete, tile, brick, […]

INTERVIEW: YouTubing college tutor Gary Hayers

Since launching his YouTube channel in January 2017, college tutor Gary Hayers has gained almost 7,500 subscribers and an astonishing 850,000 views through uploading electrical demonstrations of testing and installation best practices.

FEIN UK launches new affordable range

FEIN UK has launched its new Best of E-Cut pack – offering its premium quality Starlock range at affordable prices. The company says it has listened to requests from their customers for assortments of accessories and is delighted to launch five value packs which are now available. The Best of E-Cut pack is FEIN UK’s […]

Rexel launches new products in latest catalogue

Electrical wholesaler Rexel has launched its latest Newlec product catalogue – featuring a new look and a whole host of new products for electrical professionals. The Fire & Security product range has been extended, including smoke detectors for homes and a bi-wire smoke detection system, which is compatible with other Newlec systems. Security is a […]

Top tips to protect your home from burglars

ESP is advising installers how to help customers improve home security and deter burglars. Two ex-burglars shared their top tips for homeowners to protect their homes from intruders in a recent national newspaper article. Among the recommendations were using recordings of a dog barking and installing motion-activated lights. They said: “These lights will come on […]

Scruffs new Trade Active Polo helps professionals stay cool

Scruffs’ new Trade Active Polo is designed to help trade professionals stay cool in the hot weather. The polo is designed to be lightweight and quick-drying, and comes in black or graphite. Scruffs is committed to kitting out trade professionals in workwear that works as hard as they do. As the thermometer rises over the […]

INTERVIEW: Dans the Engineer

Dan Jackson is a YouTuber electrician who has vlogged his way through the past year, discussing a wide range of topics affecting his trade.