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    Thorsman is now Schneider Electric

    About Thorsman

    Thorsman, now Schneider Electric, is a brand synonymous with quality which offers a comprehensive range of installation materials including fixings, hand tools, power tool accessories, cable fixings, foams, adhesives, site lighting and power products.

    Products are manufactured under the most stringent control systems in full accordance with the latest requirements and are used in some of the most extreme conditions and applications. With our solutions capable of withstanding rigorous demands, you can be reassured that you are specifying components that will last for years to come.

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    The history of Thorsman

    Since Oswald Thorsman first invented the colour-coded plastic wallplug in 1964, the Thorsman product range has seen continuous development, steadfastly adhering to the stringent standards laid down by its founder.

    From wallplugs to screws; anchors to tools; power tool accessories to power tools, forty years has seen the Thorsman product range grow from a handful of products to the 2,500 lines featured in the latest edition of the Technical Catalogue. Thorsman pride themselves on being a single source for the wholesaler, merchant or distributor.

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