order from the Abu Dhabi Company for Petroleum Oil Operations (ADCO). The order, for Ellis’ Emperor cable cleats and Flexi-Strap intermediate straps, was secured due to the North Yorkshire company’s ability to deliver products that complied with ADCO’s exact specifications for its Al Dabbiya Surface Facilities project. Tony Conroy, Ellis’ Global Sales

Director, said: “As a manufacturer, we pride ourselves on our ability to be able to deliver cable cleats to meet any project specification –

Export experts Ellis secure Abu Dhabi cleats deal C

able cleat manufacturer, Ellis has secured a major

even those that require us to go back to the drawing board to design bespoke solutions to secure the order. “As an exporter, our aim is to

ensure potential customers in our target markets are aware of who we are, what we do, and what makes us stand out from the competition. Combine them and you have a recipe for the kind of on-going export success we have enjoyed in the Middle East over a number of years.” In addition to the ADCO order,

Ellis’ recent export successes in the region include the King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah, and the Shamiya

Ellis’ Emperor cable cleats have been used for ADCO’s Al Dabbiya surface facility project in Abu Dhabi.

Haram expansion in Mecca. The company is also the sole supplier of cable cleats to the Dubai Cable Company (Pvt) Ltd (Ducab). This latest order, which was

secured through Ellis’s UAE distributor, Everest Metal Industries,

has seen its cleats and intermediate straps used to secure cables running throughout the third phase of ADCO’s Al Dabbiya surface facility – a project that is aimed at doubling the production capacity of this major oil and gas facility.

back to 1963 and the famous Kellerman’s resort where Baby’s life changed forever. Guests at this year’s event will undoubtedly be able to say ‘I’ve had the time of my life’ as they celebrate Dirty Dancing with a show choreographed by the world famous Nikki Trow exclusively for powerBall. Nobody will be left in the corner as a team of talented singers and dancers take to the stage to recreate that eventful summer when

Have the Time of Your Life at powerBall 2018 T

ickets for powerBall 2018 are now on sale and this year it will transport you

Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman fell in love for the first time with the enigmatic dance instructor, Johnny Castle. As you would expect from powerBall the dancing won’t stop and just as Baby had her moment in the spotlight, guests will also be able to dance the night away to some of the best entertainment from Madhen and DJ Laura. Managing Director, Tessa Ogle says: “Each

year powerBall brings hundreds of industry individuals under one roof for an unforgettable night and this year’s event will be no different

with world-class entertainment, excellent food and plenty of opportunities for networking at the beautiful Grosvenor House Hotel.” The biggest event in the industry’s calendar,

powerBall 2018, is taking place on Friday, November 9th at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. To book your tickets or for further information, visit or email Liva Ivanova at

UL have announced a new agreement that will simplify the testing and certification services for UK lighting manufacturers wishing to achieve third party testing and approval. Cooperation between the LIA and the North America-based safety science organisation will empower the LIA to test and certify lighting products for the North American market. This means that, in addition to the CBTL test reports, the LIA can now issue UL certifications along with the ‘UL mark’. The agreement will streamline the processes that UK lighting manufacturers currently have to navigate in order to test and certify their products for global markets. Global Commercial Leader for UL’s Lighting division, Roberto Inclinati,

LIA and UL combine capabilities to simplify testing U

K lighting industry trade body, the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and the global safety science organisation

said: “The agreement with the LIA supports our effort to reinforce UL’s presence in the UK. It offers additional guidance to the UK lighting manufacturers and all those professionals who demand safe and good quality lighting products. “UL believes that this new cooperation will enable UK manufacturers to

reach their goals more quickly and easily, and enable them to stand out from the competition.”

Left to right: Luca Tibaldini, UL Engineering Manager, Steve Davies LIA Chief Executive Officer, Anton Borovy, LIA Laboratories Technical Lead, Tariq Malik, LIA Laboratories Operations Manager, Roberto Inclinati, UL Lighting Global Commercial Leader and Steven Wong, UL, Lighting Sales Manager – Europe & Africa

Steve Davies, CEO of the LIA, added: “The strategic cooperation

between the LIA and UL will reinforce the global recognition of the LIA, and what’s more, help its members to grow and achieve excellence in product design, specification and performance, protecting the interests of both the public and the manufacturers.”

April 2018 electrical wholesaler | 7

Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68  |  Page 69  |  Page 70  |  Page 71  |  Page 72