Electrical Contracting News (ECN) ECN-Nov2017

Unbeatable trade prices Nationwide Trade Counters 30-Minute Click&Collect Express Next Day Delivery (Order before 4pm) VOLUME 37 NO. 11 • NOVEMBER 2017 SPECIAL FEATURE: CABLING 51 WWW.ELECTRICALCONTRACTINGNEWS.CO.UK 32 COMPETITION SPECIAL FEATURE: ENERGY MANAGEMENT Win an Apple Watch Series 2, courtesy of Unitrunk 59 MARCO’S ONE-STOP SOLUTION UK cable management manufacturer Marco is meeting the needs of the industry with its extensive product range. M arco’s core ranges of steel wire cable tray and uPVC trunking, alongside poles and bench and the new underfl oor range, have been developed to cater for the diverse needs of the various sectors in which the business operates – namely healthcare, education, industrial and commercial. Steel wire cable tray is available in a range of fi nishes to suit any environment whilst the quick fi t accessories support a simple installation, providing a safe fi x within seconds. Enhancing the user experience, simplifying the process and ultimately reducing time on-site have been key factors in the development process for the Quik-Clik range and contractors are embracing these new and innovative tools on site. uPVC trunking is available in a number of specifi cations to support a range of containment needs. Marco’s fl agship trunking, Elite, made from the highest quality uPVC compound, is able to accommodate CAT6, CAT6A and CAT7 structured cabling. Marco offers a one- stop-shop solution “Marco has driven its product range ever forward until we have ultimately met our one-stop-shop aspiration,” comments John Heaton, sales director EMEA Unistrut – Marco. “We now offer a comprehensive set of products through our two core ranges, supported by bench and poles and our new underfl oor range, marking the fi nal piece in the jigsaw. By being able to deliver a complete package, and to have these complemented by our wide range of the Unistrut International Raceway portfolio, we are presented with new opportunities that will ultimately help take our business to the next level.” Turn to page 16 for full story. The Smart Building & Home Automation Trade Show 9th-10th May 2018 Sandown Park, Surrey Learn more at www.essentialinstalllive.com