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Schneider Electric Launches New Range of Wiring Devices

Date : Mar 24, 2017

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced the launch of Unica, a comprehensive, international wiring device range that comes in a variety of designs and finishes.


The versatile range offers a wide range of flush-mounting boxes, terminals, multi-standard sockets, outlets and more, featuring more than 150 electrical and electronic functions, and a range of colours and materials, said the company in a statement.


The Unica launch takes place at a strategic time, given that the region’s hospitality, infrastructure and general real estate markets are expected to witness further year-on-year growth, it stated.


YouGov’s Real Estate Barometer also indicates an optimistic outlook for an overall real estate market growth in the region. This combined with the upcoming mega-events in the pipeline across the region, as well as the governments’ commitment to enhancing tourism and other industries, further enhance the relevance of the product, it added.


Speaking at the Unica launch event at Conrad Hotel in Dubai, UAE, Sridhar Sharma, the retail channel vice president, Schneider Electric said: "The high-end Unica modular range combines aesthetics with functionality and enhances the quality of living spaces and commercial units, enabling our clients to be as creative as they are with the decoration and design of their offices, hotels and homes."


Unica comes in a range of three trendy cover frames:

•Unica Class: A minimalist design based on authentic natural materials, Unica Class infuses nature directly into your home. Featuring a number of distinctive possibilities, Unica Class is available in an aluminium and graphite colour scheme, with four different finishes for the outer panels in glass, wood, metal, and slate.

•Unica Top: The high-end of the Unica modular range, Unica Top features a broad range of functions and is available in an aluminium or graphite finish and is complemented by metal cover frames in six different colours.

•Unica Plus: This versatile range for high-end buildings features cover frames available in nine different colours, that come in a choice of metal and plastic.


"The innovative Unica also functions as a wireless system and offers KNX technology, making it the ultimate in comprehensive home wiring devices," noted Sharma.


The wiring device range is now available across the GCC through Schneider Electric’s network of channel partners and distributors, he added.