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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rapid shortlisted for two awards at Elektra 2017

Rapid is delighted to have been shortlisted for two awards at the Elektra 2017 awards, the most prestigious awards ceremony in the electronics industry. The company features in two categories: Distri...read the full story

Pickering reed relays now available from Rapid

Pickering is a relay manufacturer that takes a hugely innovative approach to its products. It has developed SoftCenter ® technology, which dispenses with the more usual coil supporting bobbin relay co...read the full story

Loctite - the quality engineered adhesive

The tunnel boring machines (TBMs) made by the German company Herrenknecht are a wonder of modern engineering. Towering over their workers, these monumental drills are more like giant mobile factories ...read the full story

Visit Rapid at the Electronics Design Show

Rapid Electronics is delighted to be exhibiting at the Electronics Design Show at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry in October. Come and visit us on stand H70, where we will be showcasing some of our latest p...read the full story

A fine Forum for learning about the Raspberry Pi

Rapid took to the road again last weekend with a day at the second Norwich Raspberry Jam. It was another busy day for Gavin and Richard manning the stand at the Forum, with plenty of interest in our t...read the full story