Electrium is one of the UK’s leading electrical groups; it evolved under the ownership of Hanson plc, was the subject of a Management Buy-Out in April 1997 and, since January 2006, has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Holdings plc.
Bringing together three of the electrical industry’s most impressive and established brands, Crabtree, Wylex and Volex, Electrium offers a complete range of Low Voltage installation products from a simple light switch to the main switchgear in an industrial installation. The company employs around 700 people in manufacturing operations in the UK and throughout the world, with its UK commercial centre in Cannock, Staffordshire at the heart of the UK’s motorway network.
Electrium aims to capitalise on its strong market position, focusing on key strategies to increase market share with opportunities for growth multiplied through access to Siemens’ resources for research and development, logistics, and global sales and marketing.
Crabtree, Wylex and Volex are renowned for their outstanding quality and excellent value for money. Specified worldwide, products are designed to satisfy the needs of specifiers, wholesalers, contractors and end-users in domestic, commercial and industrial markets alike, and are installed in many of the world’s most prestigious buildings.