Iain Ballingall has joined Concordia Technologies as director to drive business development.
Ballinghall has over 35 years experience in the cabling and connector industry. Having started his career as a design and development engineer Iain has been actively involved in all aspects of business management from sales and marketing through operations, business development ultimately holding a number of senior corporate positions. Throughout his career he has been involved in building successful businesses that have become market leaders in such diverse markets as military aerospace, the railway industry, telecommunications and datacommunications.
Yuasa Battery Sales (UK) marked its 30th anniversary of business in the UK with the official opening of its new sales and distribution facility near Swindon.
The new sales, warehousing and distribution facilities in South Marston just outside Swindon were officially opened by the mayor of Swindon, Cllr Ray Ballman and Mr Koichi Shiina, snior managing director of GS Yuasa Corporation on 21 July with an open day and luncheon for customers, suppliers and employees.
NICEIC (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting) and the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) have worked together to produce 2021 Vision: The Future of the Electrical Contracting Industry.
A new campaign designed to educate and inspire UK homeowners to adopt solar technology has launched today. The Our Solar Britain initiative has unveiled a new website, oursolarbritain.co.uk, which will provide a range of resources, as well as social media profiles designed to provide accessible advice and respond to questions directly. The campaign is supported by four of the biggest solar brands in the UK: Wagner Solar, Sanyo, ET Solar and SMA Solar Technology.
Recolight chief executive Nigel Harvey will take to the airwaves for the day on 1 September to mark the phase out of 60W incandescent lamps and encourage consumers to recycle their old CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps).
Recolight is marking the latest stage of the government's phase out of traditional incandescent lamps with a radio day reaching out to hundreds of thousands of people across the country to spread the recycling message.
A new European standard (EN12464-1 Lighting of Indoor Work Places) for the lighting of indoor spaces came into force in July.