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Legrand is #SwitchedOn: 100% committed to solidarity in response to COVID19

Legrand, global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, announces the launch of its social wall dedicated to the COVID19 crisis.   Entitled “Legrand is #SwitchedOn”, this social wall compiles the various initiatives taken by Legrand across the world to deal with the pandemic, which have been published on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram. It provides a real-time illustration of the intense commitment to solidarity shown by the Group and its subsidiaries in the face of an unprecedented economic and sanitary crisis.   The main purpose of these many and varied…
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Legrand's complete carephone system for medical support for the elderly and those in self-isolation

LEGRAND OFFERS 24/7 HEALTHCARE SUPPORT TO THE ELDERLY AND THOSE IN SELF-ISOLATION Legrand’s integrated healthcare solutions - which provide 24-hour support for the elderly and those in self-isolation - encompass a range of alarm and call systems, designed for safe and reliable use in private homes, retirement villages and nursing homes, as well as healthcare and assisted living facilities. Through joint venture agreements with Neat, global leaders in telecare technology and Call4Care, providers of emergency response services - Legrand offers advanced telecare solutions that are easily accessible.…
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Legrand launches new USB charging units and monoblocs

Legrand’s new USB chargers, which meet the latest electrical standards in South Africa, have been developed for quick installation, enhanced safety, user convenience and modern design. Legrand’s new 16 A RSA monoblocs feature both the old and new RSA 2P and E sockets, as well as USB A-type and C-type connectivity for high-speed charging of all mobile devices.  A monobloc is a single mould of multiple wiring devices arranged together and factory-wired in a fixed form. According to Legrand specialists, the advantage is that multiple components can be powered-up with one termination connection.…
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Legrand SA appoints EDS UPS as an official Legrand UPS systems partner

Legrand – specialists in electrical and digital building infrastructures – has appointed Engineering Data Systems SA (EDS UPS) as official Legrand uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems partners. (Effective December 2019) EDS UPS, with strong technical capabilities in servicing and supporting UPS systems locally and throughout Southern Africa, is now authorised to supply, install and commission single phase and three phase Legrand UPS systems. According to Legrand, dependable tier level 1 UPS support - such as downtime responses, critical alarm remediation and the back-up of reliable spares…
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Legrand's UPS systems ensure continuity of service in power outages 2019

Legrand’s advanced uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems ensure maximum continuity of service of essential electrical equipment, by providing reliable performance in terms of power and back up time, particularly during electrical network disturbances like load-shedding. Legrand’s environmentally responsible approach to constantly changing global markets, encompasses ongoing technological developments of its product portfolio, in terms of energy efficiency, quality power supply, optimum safety and enhanced aesthetics. According to Legrand, innovative design, advanced electronic components…
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Legrand Launches a New Range of Plugs

Legrand has introduced a new range of plugs to the local market, that not only meets the latest electrical standards, but also has advanced features, enhanced aesthetics, user convenience and offers simple installation. Legrand’s newly-designed plugs - available in two standards (old and new South African) with white or magnesium finishes - have a modern, sleek look and are suitable for all electrical appliances.     Legrand has introduced a new range of plugs to the local market, that not only meets the latest electrical standards, but also has advanced features, enhanced aesthetics, user…
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Legrand acquires Netatmo - a leading smart home automation company

Legrand – global specialists in electrical and digital building infrastructures – has recently acquired home automation specialists, Netatmo. According to Legrand, this acquisition forms part of the Group’s external growth strategy and strengthens Legrand’s position in the Internet of Thing (IoT). This agreement also provides new opportunities to speed up the development of Legrand’s Eliot programme, that works with Arteor, for connected home solutions. Legrand will benefit from Netatmo’s expertise in artificial intelligence and integration of software into products. The company plans…
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Legrand's new LCS3 structured cabling system increases data transfer speeds

Legrand’s electrical and digital solutions for building infrastructures – which encompass control and connection interfaces, cable management, energy distribution and data distribution networks – are designed to efficiently manage lighting, energy, networks and building access.  The Legrand Group has made a substantial investment in the development of high-performance structured cabling systems that meet the demands of rising data volumes exchanged in buildings, the escalation of networks and the need for higher data speeds, as well as guaranteed continuity of service. New to the range…
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Legrand's Practbox flush-mounting distribution cabinets

Legrand’s comprehensive range of modular electrical equipment and wiring accessories encompasses flush-mounting distribution cabinets, which ensure optimum efficiency, enhanced aesthetics and absolute safety in living areas and in workplaces. These stylish Practibox flush-mounting distribution cabinets have a modern white finish and clear windows. These distribution cabinets conform with IEC 439-3 standards and are IK 07 and Class II rated. These units have an IP 40 index protection rating, with the door fitted as a guard against solid bodies larger than 1 mm. The Practibox range includes terminal…
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Legrand's Plexo3 IP65 weatherproof cabinets for optimum cable runs and efficient cable organisation

Legrand’s Plexo³ weatherproof cabinets – available in 11 sizes - have optimised dimensions from 2 to 4x18 modules, for distribution up to 125 A. These durable enclosures, with a fully reversible door and cabinet, ensure optimised cable runs and efficient cable organisation in commercial and industrial installations, as well as in public and high-rise buildings. Plexo³ modular cabinets, which are designed for quick and safe installation, have a removable faceplate for easy maintenance on individual rows. Other features for efficient installation include rails that can be individually removed…
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