Contactum, based in Cricklewood, London, began life in 1936 and is one of only a few remaining UK manufacturers of electrical wiring accessories and circuit protection products.
Today, based in extended premises at the very same site as we started in, we are proud to be continuing with the British design, engineering and manufacture that have gained Contactum a loyal customer following and a reputation for robust and reliable products. We continue to grow as part of the alfanar Group, a $2.5 billion Saudi Arabian group of companies operating within global electrical and construction industries.
Over more than 75 years Contactum have introduced an ever increasing range of products to provide a one-stop-shop of over 6,000 catalogue items. Our product offering now includes over 12 ranges of white moulded, decorative metal plate, weather proof and metal clad wiring accessories.
The Contactum product portfolio also features comprehensive ranges of single phase and three phase circuit protection, distribution and control products.
In addition to the extensive ranges of ex-stock products, Contactum offers a Specials service for the design and engineering of customised products. A Factory Built Assemblies (FBA) service is provided to configure and pre-assemble panel boards and switchboards to your requirements - reducing installation time and removing all the challenges of on-site configuration.
Quality and accreditations
ISO 9001 : 2008
Contactum meets the requirements of ISO 9001 demonstrating a commitment to providing products that meet customer requirements and continually improving management systems and processes. Download copies of ISO 9001 certificate below:
Our recent acquisition in 2009, by the $2.5 billion alfanar Group, gives us the financial strength and resources to further expand and improve the business to ensure we are positioned to meet and exceed the future demands of the electrical installation industry.
alfanar Industrial City – alfanar’s 675,000 sq. metre research, development & manufacturing site
The alfanar Group, employing over 15,000 people, operate construction and manufacturing businesses, design & development centres and 7 sales and marketing operations across the world.
Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the key operations within the Group are summarised below:
alfanar Electric is the manufacturing division within the group consisting of companies producing and marketing a variety of low, medium and high voltage electrical products for the construction industry. Products manufactured within this division include:
alfanar Construction is a leading turnkey project contractor for sub-stations, power plants and HV overhead power distribution.
alfanar Steel Company is involved in design, manufacture and installation of; steel structures for power distribution, communications towers and sub-station structures.
alfanar Testing & Commissioning Company provides services for sub-stations up to 380KV including high voltage testing, calibration & maintenance and sub-satation commissioning.
Dar Engineering is a specialist in providing design and engineering consultancy services for Electrical, Civil and Mechanical construction projects.
alfanar Projects Development (APD) is a company offering overall design, engineering and project management of industrial, commercial, land development and infrastructure projects.
Ceramic tiles manufacturing plant, warehouse facility, and admin building
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