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CamCirc connectors take on the elements

CamCirc is the interconnect solution from CamdenBoss that can take on the elements and withstand the worst of nature. ‘WEATHER’ your application be military, industrial, Autosport, medical or mari...read the full story

Achieve stability with a long term stock agreement

Early 2019 looks like being an uncertain time for the electronics industry. Factors such as Brexit, the Chinese New Year and the continued shortages in the global component market are adding extra cha...read the full story

Airgineers 2019 event details released

After a successful inaugural year for the Airgineers STEM Challenge, details have now been released for the first events of the 2019 competition. To register for an event listed below, use the form o...read the full story

Prizes for Robotics undergraduates

Rapid was delighted to recognise the achievement of Robotics students at the University of Kent's recent prize-giving and graduation ceremony. The company sponsors a number of prizes for Kent undergra...read the full story

Rapid helps give students a 'Flying Start'

If there's one thing a student fresh to university needs - other than a good hangover cure - it is a little help with their learning expenses. This is even more essential in technical subjects where s...read the full story

On the road again

This month Rapid has been out and about at two major industry exhibitions. We had a fantastic few days at the Energy Show at UK Construction Week at the NEC Birmingham, where we shared the stand wit...read the full story

Rapid helps Walsall College fit out new £2m engineering & construction centre

Rapid was delighted to help supply equipment for Walsall College's new £2m Digital Engineering Skills Centre, recently opened for the start of the new academic year. The building has been specially de...read the full story

Regular training sessions for EV charging installers

Rapid held its inaugural EV charging training day in September. Held in partnership with Schneider Electric, the course was attended by EV installers & electrical contractors from across the UK, inclu...read the full story

EO EV charging training day - Tuesday 2nd October 2018

On Tuesday October 2nd Rapid is delighted to be hosting EO’s advanced EV installer training day at its headquarters in Colchester, Essex. The training course is designed to equip installers and el...read the full story

EV-erything you need to know about our EV charging day

On Wednesday September 19th Rapid and Schneider’s EV Academy training day takes place at Rapid’s headquarters in Colchester, Essex. The postcode for your satnav is CO4 5JS. Q. What is the timetabl...read the full story

Boost your skills at Rapid and Schneider Electric's EV Academy training day on September 19th

On 19 September 2018, Rapid is holding an EV Academy training day for electrical installers, including registered and prospective members of its EV charging installation network. The training will...read the full story

How Rapid is fuelling the charging rEVolution

The carbon-free countdown has begun. A year ago, as part of its much-anticipated clean air plan, the Government pledged to ban the sale of all new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040. Other prop...read the full story

Visit Rapid at two Shows in October

Rapid Electronics is delighted to be exhibiting at two industry events in the autumn. First up is Energy 2018, the trade event for renewables, innovation and power solutions, part of UK Constructi...read the full story

UK team take Excellence award at VEX IQ World Championships

A London school's performance has been hailed as 'incredible' after its robotics team won a VEX IQ Challenge Excellence award at the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship in the US. It is the best ...read the full story

Introducing 'Turning Point', the 2018/19 VEX Robotics Competition game

"The biggest shake-up in the VEX Robotics Competition for some years." That is how our Education Manager and VEX expert Chris Calver describes the 2018/19 season, of which we have received our first ...read the full story

Industrial sensors that are Telemagnifique!

Rapid has recently become an official distributor of Telemecanique industrial sensors. As one of the world's leading names in sensor technology, Telemecanique deliver high performance sensing soluti...read the full story

Prizes for electronics engineering students

Electronics engineering students from Queen Mary University of London recently demonstrated their skills in an engineering challenge sponsored by Rapid. The second year students were taking part in a...read the full story

Pepper in the groove at UTC Leeds

Pepper the robot was in the groove recently at an event for students to demonstrate their programming skills. As part of UTC Leeds' Robot Week, students took part in a “Robot come dancing” competitio...read the full story

Schools beat snow to take VEX IQ and VEX Robotics UK prizes

As if the 'Ringmaster' and 'In the Zone' competition games were not challenging enough, teams due to take part in the VEX IQ Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition UK National Championships were hande...read the full story

See Rapid Education on Sky News!

The Rapid Education stand at Bett 2018 was a hive of activity once again, and this year we even caught the attention of the Sky cameras! We featured in a report by Swipe, the Sky News technology show...read the full story

Rapid extend range of CamBlock Plus terminal blocks

Rapid is delighted to have extended the CamdenBoss range of CamBlock Plus - CamdenBoss's popular UL and VDE-approved range of competitively priced terminal blocks. The 200 new stocked lines include...read the full story