Sponsor Profiles

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  • Contactum, based in Cricklewood, London, began life in 1936 and is one of only a few remaining UK manufacturers of electrical wiring accessories and circuit protection products.

    Today, based in extended premises at the very same site as we started in, we are proud to be continuing with the British design, engineering and manufacture that have gained Contactum a loyal customer following and a reputation for robust and reliable products. We continue to grow as part of the Alfanar Group, a $2.5 billion Saudi Arabian group of companies operating within global electrical and construction industries.

    Over more than 75 years Contactum have introduced an ever increasing range of products to provide a one-stop-shop of over 6,000 catalogue items. Our product offering now includes over 12 ranges of white moulded, decorative metal plate, weather proof and metal clad wiring accessories.

    The Contactum product portfolio also features comprehensive ranges of single phase and three phase circuit protection, distribution and control products.

    In addition to the extensive ranges of ex-stock products, Contactum offers a Specials service for the design and engineering of customised products. A Factory Built Assemblies (FAB) service is provided to configure and pre-assemble panel boards and switchboards to your requirements – reducing installation time and removing all the challenges of on-site configuration.



    Kerridge Commercial Systems offers advanced, fully integrated ERP systems in trade, wholesale and distribution.

    We provide specialist software, services and support to deliver fully integrated trading and business management solutions to electrical wholesale trade customers, large and small – wherever they are in the world.

    With over 40 years of providing innovative computer software solutions to our customers, our technical experts are thought leaders in trading and management technology, and our innovative and flexible approach ensures our customers partner with us for the long-term.


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  • With its headquarters in Hythe on the South Coast near Southampton, Shayla Electrical Limited provides superior services for the United Kingdom’s electrical industry, serving the domestic, industrial and commercial sectors. Shayla Electrical Limited brings a fresh and innovative approach to the design and manufacturing which includes the DANSON Consumer Unit distribution system. The company’s goal is to exceed the expectations of every customer by offering outstanding customer service, increased flexibility, and greater value, thus optimizing the firm’s products functionality and improving efficiency. The team is distinguished by its worldwide functional and technical expertise combined with its hands-on experience, thereby ensuring that customers receive the most effective and professional service.

  • ML Accessories, distributors of Knightsbridge lighting and wiring accessories are proud sponsors of The Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2015.

    At MLA, Customer Service is not a department, it’s an attitude! We continue to strive towards exceeding all expectations, whether through our unparalleled next-day delivery service anywhere across mainland UK, impressive stock availability or our increasing breadth of product offering, which now exceeds 2000 market leading products. We pride ourselves on being a first choice supplier to the electrical industry throughout the UK and Europe and in taking problems off your hands; so that you can get on with what you do best.


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  • Electrorad U.K. Ltd are one of the U.K.’s leading suppliers of electric heating systems and the sole U.K. manufacturers/suppliers of the electric radiator ranges Digi-Line, Aeroflow and Vanguard. Our guarantees are proof that our products are built to last – and that we have complete faith in what we deliver.



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  • The founding Company S D Sullam Ltd was started in 1939 by Samuel Sullam. When he introduced the ‘LYVIA’ Trade Mark in 1952, Lyvia of London Ltd (now named Lyvia Electrical Ltd) became well known in the trade as an established importer and distributor of quality electrical accessories to the electrical, hardware and DIY trades.

    Lyvia has always kept pace with the ever changing demands of this industry and we are continuing our expansion of different types of LED lamps and USB equipped wiring accessories.

    In our current location in Harlow, Essex we have full packaging facilities, including four automatic bagging machines. This increases our ability to continue to offer our customers quality products in all types of packaging, including pre-pack, blister-pack and clam-pack. We are also able to supply all these types of packaging own branded.


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  • Now entering its 15th year in the electrical industry, One Electrical is, as you would expect, a well recognised & respected brand within the electrical wiring accessories and lighting sector. A testament to this success can be found in the fact we supply and meet the demands of over 1,000 individual wholesale accounts each month, not to mention an international presence across our facilities in the UAE & Africa, as endorsed by the UKTI.

    Our newly released LED catalogue has brought even greater demand to the company and for the fifth year running financials will show over 50% growth in sales to the traditional electrical wholesaler once again.

    We are therefore proud to be associated with the magazine & its awards – we’re sure the 2015 Electrical Wholesaler Awards ceremony will be as great a success as the 2014 event, where we were a shortlisted finalist in a supplier category.

    Available through all good wholesalers.



  • As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications.

    Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company’s 150,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2013, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”


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  • Developing new and innovative products that make electrical installation projects quicker and easier to carry out is what Scolmore prides itself on.

    Now in our 25th year, Scolmore is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of electrical accessories and lighting products. We are proud to be a British-based, family-run business with an excellent track record for listening to what our customers need and coming up with solutions that provide them with the most up-to-date products that are both cost effective and quick and easy to install. There are currently more than 6500 stock lines which fall within our two main product areas – wiring accessories and lighting

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    Click Wiring Accessories remain the number one choice with electricians who value the flexibility and ‘one-stop solution’ that the comprehensive product range allows.   The wiring accessories collection has been developed largely as a modular range based on the large selection of switch modules available in the CLICK Minigrid Module range. The simple, single screw fixing of modules offers the simplest possible means of installing and replacing modules.

    A variety of designs and plate finishes are available including switches, control switches, socket outlets, fused connection units, cavity boxes, TV, telephone and data outlets as well as the Minigrid and New Media plates and modules.


    It is nearly 17 years since Scolmore first started supplying lighting products and over the years we have been building a reputation as one of the lighting industry’s leading manufacturers. Under our OVIA umbrella brand we offer one of the most comprehensive ranges of lighting products available from under one roof. These include the Energetic low-energy lamp collection, award-winning Flameguard downlighters and Click Lighting.

    The latest additions to our lighting ranges include Inceptor – one of the industry’s most sophisticated integrated LED downlight.

    In September 2010 we entered the home automation market with our Click iNELS Radio Frequency Wireless Control System. Simple and flexible installation, significant energy savings and easy programming are the key attributes of the system.



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  • Selectric manufactures a comprehensive range of electrical wiring accessories and lighting products and has over 25 years experience in the UK electrical wholesale marketplace.

    Selectric has recently received ASTA approval on a wide range of their wiring accessories. The ASTA marks and/or type test certificates clearly indicate that the product has been independently tested to comply with the relevant clauses of the applicable standards. ASTA helps to differentiate quality brands to the supply chain, leaving you with complete peace of mind when using ASTA certified Selectric products.



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  • The Electrical Industries Charity (formerly EEIBA) looks after all people from the electrical, electronics and energy industries whenever they or their families need help with life’s challenges, whether big or small, at every stage of their lives. We are at the heart of the industries supporting their own, providing the practical support that people need to get back on their feet. The Electrical Industries Charity is a registered charity in England and Wales (1012131) and Scotland (SC038811).

    Confidential Helpline 0800 651 1618


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  • With over 130,000 visits every month, the Voltimum UK Web Portal is the Electrical Industry’s leading information source – the starting point in the search for knowledge relating to electrical installation. Product specifications, legislation updates, installation guides, news, learning resources, and latest Apps are all to be found at www.voltimum.co.uk

    Visitors can also get answers to their technical questions from Voltimum’s Technical Experts or find in-depth information on important industry topics from our Expert Panels.

    Voltimum’s users are kept up to date with latest development through award-winning e-newsletters, VoltiNEWS and VoltiTECH, or through the growing Voltimum TV network which is to be found in leading wholesale outlets throughout the country.


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  • Electrical Times, the voice of electrical contracting, is published 11 times a year. The working scope of Electrical Times is the UK and it focuses on reporting the latest news and communicating new developments and applications in the electrical trade. The journal addresses both technological and managerial aspects of the industry and profession.

    The Electrical Times website at www.electricaltimes.co.uk has become a trusted and popular resource for news. Business news stories are added daily providing a constantly updated source of information for national consumption.

    Electrical Times also organises and promotes the annual Electrical Industry Awards. Now in its 22nd year, the Electrical Industry Awards recognises innovation, integrity and commitment across product categories and individual attainment in the electrical sector.

    The Electrical Industry Awards are presented at a lavish evening event, attended by around 400 of the top decision makers in the electrical sector and is one of the trade’s largest social events of the year.