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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

Brexit: Rapid statement

Despite recent political developments, the UK is still expected to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019, although the circumstances of how we exit remain unclear. It would be irresponsible for ...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

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