Ireland's Electrical Magazine Issue80



“Within two hours of receiving the final order for the Citywest centre, the products were delivered to site and ready to use”. accommodates standard power, voice and data cabling and is compliant up to Cat 7a. Core Distribution Core Distribution are experts in cable management and power distribution systems for the electrical industry. They represent UK and Europe’s premier manufacturers across Ireland and Northern Ireland, providing all the benefits of expert distribution, proficient technical expertise and excellent customer service. The warehouse facilities in Belfast and Dublin help deliver a complete package, which is tailored to suit the individual needs of a project. Dublin: +353 (0)1 453 7033 Belfast: +44 (0)28 9002 0066

Infection control was, of course, the priority, so every part of the facility had to support this. Urgent response “Due to the urgent need to have these

the same Sterling Compact trunking to another 80-bed strong step-down facility at the University of Limerick. Living just two miles from the centre, Bernard was ideally placed to make site visits with the contractor - again Total Expo. Bernard admits it was a strange time to be working on projects. “The country was in a lockdown, but we were extremely busy on other hospital projects supplying our medical bed head and anti-microbial trunking. We were operating as an essential services supplier but were also getting phone calls from a lot of our wholesaler customers, electrical contactors and consultant engineers from across the country who were upgrading wards to Covid wards and they needed the products urgently.” Marshall-Tufflex’s new sterling compact At just 140mm by 50mm Sterling Compact is the smallest three- compartment trunking option in Core Distribution’s range of cable management systems from Marshall- Tufflex. Manufactured from 84% recycled PVC-U that is self-extinguishing and non-flame propagating, Sterling Compact

facilities set up, speed and product availability were also crucial. Core

Distribution’s large holding stock in Dublin provided the CEF Red Cow Branch, who Total Expo purchased the Sterling Compact through, a speedy and efficient service. Within two hours of receiving the final order for the Citywest centre, the products were delivered to site and ready to use on the Friday afternoon.” So rapid was the turnaround that Core Distribution’s Managing Director, Dan Fisher made the drop-off himself. “When the van delivery driver is the MD you know you need the product in a hurry!” says Bernard. “I believe we are the only company in Ireland who was in a position to move so quickly. As well as having the required amount of trunking we also had the matching accessories such as the end caps, the back boxes and so on. We easily completed the order in one hit.” On the back of the success of that project, Core Distribution was chosen to deliver



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