CMS Plc

  • CMS Appoint New General Manager

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    CMS are pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon McKinnon as General Manager.

    Gordon will be based at the CMS Headquarters in Farnborough.

    He brings with him a wealth of experience through his technical/engineering background, as well as a first class track record; having previously worked in sales, marketing and product management roles. For the last 20 years, Gordon has worked for the Pirelli/ Prysmian Cable Group in both the UK and Italy, with responsibilities ranging from the domestic UK, to the Middle East and Far East markets.

    Gordon comments, “I am delighted to be joining one of the country’s leading distributors of IT Infrastructure, Networking and Audio Visual Solutions. I see great potential with CMS and believe my previous experience will help to develop and grow the business. I am very much looking forward to a bright future with CMS.”

     


     

    CMS plc

    CMS plc is a leading UK distributor of IT Infrastructure, Networking, Security and AV solutions. For over 20 years, the company has provided products from leading manufacturers. With its head office and main distribution centre located in Farnborough, Hampshire and fully stocked trade counters in Northampton and Manchester, the company is well positioned to provide excellent customer service on a nationwide basis.

     

    For more information please call + 44 (0)1252-379379 or email us on sales@cmsplc.com

    Alternatively visit our website on www.cmsplc.com

  • Norbain Holdings Acquires Blue Helix

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    Norbain Holdings Acquires Blue Helix, Networking Products Distributor

    Norbain Holdings Ltd is delighted to announce that it has acquired Blue Helix Ltd, a leading distributor of fibre and copper networking products from the world’s foremost manufacturers. The move will further enhance the range and depth of offerings that Norbain Holdings already provides to customers through CMS Plc, Detection Supplies and Norbain SD.

    Colin Ryall, Managing Director of Blue Helix, comments: “We’re delighted to become a part of Norbain Holdings. We share many core values with our new sister businesses, including our commitment to providing customers with a fantastic range of products, coupled with industry-leading service and in-depth technical knowledge. This is an extremely positive move for the company and we’re excited by the opportunities this will offer ourselves, our suppliers and our customers.”

    Nigel Palmer, CEO of Norbain Holdings’ parent company, comments: “Blue Helix is a highly valued addition to the group. It can now offer customers the most comprehensive range of Fire Detection, IT Infrastructure, Security and Networking Products on the market.”

    For more information about Blue Helix, please visit www.bluehelix.co.uk.

  • Norbain Holdings Appoints Managing Director

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    Norbain Holdings, the Fire, Security and IT/IP Connectivity Distribution Company, has announced the appointment of Jeremy Hockham as Managing Director.

    Jeremy joins the company with broad international industry experience, having been President of Bosch Security USA, Managing Director of Bosch Security UK and Managing Director of Honeywell Security, among many other senior management positions in the security industry.

    Nigel Palmer, CEO of parent company Newbury Investments, comments: “We’re delighted to welcome Jeremy to Norbain Holdings at what is an exciting time in the evolution of the company. In the last 18 months, security expert Norbain SD has been joined by Detection Supplies and CMS Plc, leading distributors in Fire and IT Connectivity respectively. Jeremy brings with him a wealth of experience and industry knowledge and we’re looking forward to Norbain Holdings continuing to build on this market presence under Jeremy’s guidance.”

    Jeremy comments: “I was delighted to accept the opportunity to run the Holdings company at such an important phase in its development. Since its acquisition by the Newbury group in 2012 Norbain has seen continuous investment and acquisitions and I am really looking forward to joining the team and building on the strong platform the business has in place across the Fire, Security and Connectivity markets.’

     


     

    CMS plc

    CMS plc is a leading UK distributor of IT Infrastructure, Networking, Security and AV solutions. For over 20 years, the company has provided products from leading manufacturers. With its head office and main distribution centre located in Farnborough, Hampshire and fully stocked trade counters in Northampton and Manchester, the company is well positioned to provide excellent customer service on a nationwide basis.

    For more information please call + 44 (0)1252-379379 or email us on sales@cmsplc.com

    Alternatively visit our website on www.cmsplc.com

    Marketing Contact:

    Anne-Marie Salisbury

    Tel: 01252 551 982

    Email: anne-marie.salisbury@cmsplc.com

  • Introducing Issue 26 of the CMS YellowBook

    The latest catalogue from CMS has arrived.

    Issue 26 of the renowned CMS YellowBook is once again packed full of new products and ranges from industry leading brands such as Corning, Eaton, Fluke, HellermannTyton, Marshall Tufflex and Netgear to name a few. The handy size and clear product categories of the YellowBook ensure it is very convenient for the busy installer. This is a must-have for installers of data networking, IT infrastructure and security products.

    To coincide with the latest catalogue launch, CMS are also offering their customers the chance to win some great prizes. Golden tickets have randomly been placed inside a number of catalogues, and for those lucky enough to find one prizes include, Apple Watches, iPod Shuffles and CMS Gift Vouchers.

    To get your hands on the latest CMS YellowBook, and to be in with a chance of finding a lucky CMS Golden Ticket, request your copy here.Issue 26 Cover with Tickets Blue Fade

     

  • CMS closes the London Trade Counter

     

    For sound commercial reasons the decision has been made to close the London Trade Counter. We will be maintaining an external sales presence in London and your nearest trade counter will be Farnborough.

    Our free next day AM delivery service will continue nationwide and would remind you that you are able to collect goods from any of the 43 TNT’s UK depots from 7am onwards.

    We would ask that with immediate effect, that you direct any sales through to Farnborough to Nina Kumar who will be your contact on 01252 379376.

     

  • CMS at Data Centre World 2015

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    On 11-12th March CMS will be exhibiting at Data Centre World. The two day event is the World’s largest gathering of data centre expertise, and will be a compelling and practical exhibition for everyone involved in building and running data centres to attend.

    This year we will be sharing our stand with three of our leading manufacturers, TE Connectivity, Fluke Networks and Dymo.

    TE Connectivity will be showcasing their copper and fibre solutions, which form the foundation of some of the World’s largest data centres.

    Fluke Networks, the leading provider of network test and monitoring solutions, will be demonstrating some of their test and measurement products.

    Dymo will be showing off their fantastic range of industrial Rhino label printers, which are perfect for all the labelling requirements within a data centre.

    If you would like to visit us at Data Centre World, we can be found on stand G32. To register for free tickets, click here.

     


     

    About CMS

    CMS is a leading UK distributor of IT Infrastructure, Networking, Security and Audio Visual solutions. Since 1993, the company has provided products from leading manufacturers. With its head office and main distribution centre located in Farnborough, Hampshire and fully stocked trade counters in London, Northampton and Manchester, the company is well positioned to provide excellent customer service on a nationwide basis.

    For more information, please call on + 44 (0)1252-379379 or email us on sales@cmsplc.com

    Alternatively visit our website on www.cmsplc.com

  • CMS launches new Multi-Trade Catalogue

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    Introducing the new CMS Multi-Trade Catalogue...

    At CMS, we have the tools and products to suit a wide range of needs. Our new Multi-Trade Catalogue (which sits alongside our current YELLOWbook and AV Catalogue) demonstrates just a small subsection of the products we have to offer, targeted at a variety of industries. The 116 pages are packed full of products from a range of categories such as;

    Trunking Systems

    Cable Management

    Power Products

    Fixings

    Labelling and Signage

    Test Equipment

    Tools and Site Equipment

    You can order a copy of the new Multi-Trade Catalogue by phone on 01252 379379 or online via our catalogue request form here.

  • CMS Plc is acquired by Norbain

    CMS Plc is delighted to announce that it has been acquired by Norbain, one of the UK’s most successful distributors of CCTV, IP, Access Control and Intruder Detection solutions.

    Established for over 20 years, and with a great reputation for service, CMS will continue to operate as a standalone business under the Norbain SD umbrella. All sales enquiries will be handled directly at the CMS head office, based in Farnborough, Hampshire.

    Anne-Marie Salisbury, Marketing Director of CMS, comments:

    “Norbain has a proven track record in the distribution market, and is the perfect home for the business. Our portfolio is a great accompaniment to Norbain’s extensive range of security products and services, and we now look forward to further developing and growing the CMS business."

    CMS now joins Norbain and Fire Detection Supplies to offer customers fire, connectivity and security products for a complete portfolio of solutions.

     


     

    CMS plc

    CMS plc is a leading UK distributor of IT Infrastructure, Networking, Security and AV solutions. For over 20 years, the company has provided products from leading manufacturers. With its head office and main distribution centre located in Farnborough, Hampshire and fully stocked trade counters in London, Northampton and Manchester, the company is well positioned to provide excellent customer service on a nationwide basis.

    For more information please call + 44 (0)1252-379379 or email us on sales@cmsplc.com

    Marketing Contact:

    Anne-Marie Salisbury Tel: 01252 551 982 Email: anne-marie.salisbury@cmsplc.com

  • CMS plc launches new AV catalogue

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    CMS plc announced the launch of its new AV catalogue. This 80 page catalogue is packed with information on the hardware, cabling and accessory products required for AV installations.  Anne-Marie Salisbury, Marketing Director at CMS plc said

    “Increasingly AV systems are being planned as part of a total building system and fully integrated with other networks. Whilst specialist hardware may be required for AV installations there is a significant overlap when it comes to the enclosures, cabling and accessories that are used. This catalogue enables AV installers to quickly locate the products they need for their project, and enjoy all the benefits of the service we offer including professional technical support, multiple delivery or collection options, and our free next day delivery service”.

  • CMS plc at the Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce Business Exhibition

    chambers-commerce-business-exhibition-3 The Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce business exhibition held at The Daventry Court Hotel on 19th September 2014 was the first local B2B event that CMS plc has been involved with. 30 different local businesses attended the day covering a wide range of industries such as recruitment, law, logistics, financial and business coaching.

    Many Chamber members visited the exhibition in conjunction with the seminars that were running throughout the day, which lead to some interesting contacts and the start of building good relationships between local businesses.

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