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About Legrand

Legrand is a global specialist in products and systems for electrical installations – it designs, manufactures and distributes over 15,000 items under 6 premium brands: Legrand, HPM, BTicino, Cablofil, Netatmo and CP Electronics.

With a presence in more than 90 countries and a workforce of more than 36,000 people Legrand is known in the industry for its quality products and innovative technology. Discontent with making purely functional products, Legrand aims to set the benchmark for both technological innovation and inspirational design of everyday items, boosting the profile of modern electrical systems within both the trade and consumer sectors. To offer the most efficient and comprehensive solutions for an array of building projects, Legrand continues to develop and hone a broad and diversified product range, so electricians can enjoy the convenience of working with one trusted supplier who will support them before, during and after the installation process.

Through this integration of operations, ergonomics and elegance, Legrand continually rises to the challenge of developing product lines that will continue to enrich customers’ lives into future living. From the more traditional switches and sockets, energy distribution, cable management and electrical accessories to emergency lighting, ventilation and Data Comms Legrand is a true and trusted market leader.

Phone operated Eliot smart technology in a bathroom

Homes and Buildings are increasingly becoming more and more connected with technology playing a major role. Legrand’s connected devices programme Eliot helps bring smart, energy-efficient buildings to life. It is constantly innovating to make the connected home simpler to access and use with an ever-increasing choice of solutions. Legrand is proud to be leading the way with its range of home automation, Netatmo security, Door Entry and smart switches and wiring devices like Excel Life Smart and Living Now.

Legrand philosophies

At Legrand, Corporate Social Responsibility lies at the foundation of the business, its development strategy and new challenges faced. For many years Legrand has worked with its customers and partners to ensure profitable, lasting and responsible growth in its operations. This is how they meet the environmental, business and social challenges facing the world today and tomorrow.

Woman in kitchen with Eliot technology installed

Legrand’s aim is to innovate to offer sustainable solutions to their users, to act ethically towards society, and to make a commitment to and with the Group’s employees. All the while limiting the impact on the environment.

Selecting Legrand as a supplier ensures a partner that delivers innovation, offering market leading low carbon solutions in addition to very high standards of corporate social responsibility. Working together Legrand believes the electrical industry can create solutions that deliver less carbon to the environment.

How Legrand can help Master Electricians

As a part of Legrand’s global commitment to corporate social responsibility, it focuses on giving back to the sectors in which they operate. Legrand provides invaluable support to Master Electricians, enabling it to support the industry’s business owners, undertake crucial advocacy work at Government-level, and through Etco, nurture the next generation of New Zealand’s electricians. For 20 years, Legrand has provided significant sponsorship and support that has enabled both Etco, and its apprentices to thrive. Each year, Legrand supplies the products that Etco uses across its training facilities, as well as providing training and information on new product developments to Etco’s Tutors, ensuring they’re fully conversant in the latest innovations and market trends.

Excel smart switches installed

Legrand also sponsors the Master Electrician’s Apprentice Challenge, using in-house technical expertise to design challenges for the apprentices using Legrand’s state-of-the-art technology and latest product ranges.

Training the next generation of electricians is vital to the sustainable growth of New Zealand’s Electrical Industry. Legrand applauds the work that Master Electricians are doing to ensure a bright, successful future, and they are very proud to play a part in making this happen.