News

  • Industry awaits impact of Chinese RoHS

    Oct 09, 2012

    The industry is bracing itself to see what impact the China RoHS legislation will have on Europe, which differs significantly from the EU directive in terms of scope. While it is similar in terms of the 6 hazardous substances - lead, mercury, hexavalent c

  • 'WEEE still don't understand!'

    Oct 09, 2012

    Many UK companies are still facing confusion over the upcoming WEEE directive, which has been branded vague and lacking in scope. Firms involved in manufacturing or selling OEM parts are most likely to be affected by the new legislation, but where do you

  • RiserFlex and RiserShield

    Oct 09, 2012

    The new RiserFlex and RiserShield range of cables have been developed primarily to run alongside power cables due to their 0.6/1kV power rating. The dual screened version uses an overall foil and tinned copper wire braid to reduce both radiated and induce

  • LF319 - The LSHF Alternative to PVC YY

    Jan 30, 2019

    The demand for Low Smoke Halogen Free flexible control cables is increasing. Where previously PVC YY Control cables were being used in vast quantities, more and more users are starting to see the benefit of specifying LSHF in their place.

  • Investors In People

    Jun 19, 2017

    We are delighted to announce that FS Cables has been officially recognised as an Investor in People. It took around a year to achieve this prestigious accolade and involved the efforts of all members of the company. The net results so far have been very p

  • Wired - Editorial With Jon Herbert

    Oct 09, 2012

    In the past few months I’ve amassed a carbon footprint the size of a small island travelling to meet suppliers and look around their factories. Sadly, I haven’t been able to spend as much time as I’d like talking to customers. For me the great value of

  • Wired - Editorial With Jon Herbert

    Oct 09, 2012

    The big news for this issue is our move to larger premises. After 7 years in London Colney we are moving a few miles up the road to a bigger single unit in St. Albans. In true corporate speak ‘we’re all really excited about it’.

  • Wired - Editorial With Jon Herbert

    Oct 09, 2012

    The economic forecasts for UK are grim and I await the next few months with a mixture of fear and optimism. We are now entering uncharted territory. The recessions of the seventies and eighties were slow to start in comparison to the situation we find our

  • Issue 9 of 'The Little Red Book'

    Oct 05, 2012

    Get your free copy for a chance to win an LED flashlight Issue 9 of ‘The Little Red Book’ is now available. Expanded to 128 pages, a whole host of new products are included this time in response to your feedback.

  • Little Red Book Issue 10 - Digital Edition Out Now

    Oct 05, 2012

    FS Cables cabling guide 'The Little Red Book’ is now available online. The digital version has been optimised for viewing on both your desktop or mobile device.

  • New faces at FS Cables

    Jun 19, 2017

    We are pleased to welcome six new faces to the FSC family. Andrew Mallard joins us as sales manager and is in charge of the contractor and OEM sales teams – both of which also benefit from a new recruit, Katy Johnson and Stuart Beagle respectively.

  • Nickel Price

    Oct 01, 2012

    Since we last went to print there have been massive fluctuations in the price of nickel. The spring edition reported a rise of over £8,000 / tonne to £25,238. Since then it has dropped by 48% to around £13,000 / tonne.