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The 18th Edition RCD dream team

From January this year, when the 18th edition wiring regulations came into force, there was a particular relevance for contractors working with installing and maintaining EV charging points. Under t...read the full story

Brexit: Rapid statement

As you are no doubt aware, the European Union has extended the period in which the UK can deliver Brexit to 31 October 2019, although if the UK Parliament agrees to a withdrawal deal the UK may leave ...read the full story

Colchester primary school students to represent UK at VEX IQ World Championships

A team of young roboteers at a Colchester primary school can look forward to the experience of a lifetime later this month when they travel to the VEX IQ World Championships in the US. The 10 and 11...read the full story

The Best in the West: VEX VRC and VEX IQ UK Championships

After last year's event was affected by the 'Beast from the East', it was all very different at this year's VEX IQ Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition UK National Championships. In fact, with nearl...read the full story

A Genius EV solution for York hostel

A tourist hostel in York can now add EV charging to the facilities it can offer its guests, with the installation of two new EO eoGENIUS 7.2kW sockets. The two charging stations in the car parking are...read the full story

Visit us at Southern Manufacturing

We are delighted to be exhibiting on stand H85 at Southern Manufacturing and Electronics next month. You will be able to put faces to names in the Rapid team, learn more about our ranges of components...read the full story

Opening questions: Jim Rugg, EV Technical & Specifications Manager

We have welcomed a new member to Rapid's EV team in 2019. Jim Rugg has joined us as our EV Technical and Specifications Manager. Here is a quick Q&A to find out a little more about Jim and what he wil...read the full story

Schneider chargers fitted at Southampton Business Park

Rapid have recently supplied EV charging stations as part of an installation project at Optima 125, a new commercial unit at Hounsdown Business Park, Southampton. In total six Schneider Electric 7.4kW...read the full story

Bringing STEM to life at Bett 2019

Rapid Education will be bringing STEM to life for all school ages at Bett 2019, the UK's leading educational technology event, at ExCel London from January 23-26. We will be demonstrating our wide ...read the full story

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