2018 has been an amazing year for Team LINIAN with 2019 set to be bigger and better! Our amazing stockists, distributors and customers continue to grow from strength to strength and there has been many highlights. Read all about our 2018 below… LINIAN are now members of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) This year, we became members of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) to help support and promote the passive fire protection market in the UK and, more increasingly, Internationally. LINIAN like to think of our ourselves being at the forefront of Fire Protection and it is clear there is an emerging link between passive fire protection and building services installations. As members of this establishment, we have worked closely with the ASFP to explore and define the links between both disciplines. Read more LINIAN develop partnership with University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School This year, LINIAN are delighted to have worked in partnership with a team of research students from the UofG business school this year collaborating on various International Management Solutions projects. The business school aim to transform organisations and careers, creating inspiring leaders, researchers and professionals whose research and relations with industry have real impact, influencing organisations as they develop and grow globally which is a great partnership for LINIAN to be proud of. Read more LINIAN’s Ian Arbuckle was selected as an entrepreneurial ‘Business Star’ as part of the Unlocking Ambition Challenge. Early this summer, LINIAN Managing Director, Ian Arbuckle, was selected as one of 20 Business Stars for Unlocking Ambition Challenge to find Scotland’s next business success story, backed by a £4m investment set out by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. This has been invaluable for LINIANS growth and development. We look forward to seeing what this will bring next year! Read more Customers can now access LINIAN products online through Farnell element14 This year, LINIAN’s current range of 12 products became available to the global market through an online catalogue on Farnell element14’s website. This means that our products are not only available through a network of approved stockists in the UK and abroad but both LINIAN and Farnell element14 are dedicated to ensuring that the product is accessible where and when you need it most! Read more LINIAN’s range of products are now available anytime, anywhere in the UK with CEF online. In addition to Farnell element14, LINIAN products were announced as being readily available through a network of approved stockists through CEF online. Now, you can order on the go or at home through electrical wholesaling outlet online. This means you can now find their current range of 12 products online no matter where you are in the UK, and also in-store in ROI. Read more LINIAN nominated Professional Electrician’s top product for another year. Another amazing highlight of the year is that LINIAN have been crowned a ‘Top Product’ winner in Professional Electrician & Installer Magazine’s 2018 annual awards for a second year running! Read more In addition to this, this year LINIAN have unveiled the new range of 18th Edition Compliant Cable and Conduit Support products including the SuperClip® and T&E Clip. The LINIAN Fire Clip® and SuperClip® ranges will provide support for all cables and conduits up to an overall diameter of 25mm, with larger sizes to be added from January onwards. If you haven’t been able to catch us at any of the Elexshows this year, we will be attending plenty more in 2019 kicking off with Alexandra Palace in London on 30th/31st January. As of January 1st, the 18th edition changes will come into place and we will be set to be busier than ever with a high demand for our compliant new products and our further expansion into Ireland. This will allow us to provide even better service and standards to our customers and suppliers. We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of our distributors, suppliers and customers who have supported us this year as our success has only been made possible thanks to the support we are given on a daily basis! Merry Christmas and a Happy New year from Team LINIAN!