Thorne & Derrick Appointed Approved Stockist for UK Leading Cable Pulling Equipment Manufacturer

Published 03 Jun 2020

Cable Pulling Cable Laying Equipment

uploaded by Chris Dodds | Sales & Marketing Manager at Thorne & Derrick

Press Release | 1st July 2021

LV to 400kV


Thorne & Derrick International, based in the UK, are delighted to announce they have entered into an Approved Stockist Agreement with SEB International, the market-leading Cable Laying Equipment manufacturer.

Thorne & Derrick have partnered with SEB to service the Power Transmission & Distribution industry in the onshore and offshore wind, solar, rail, oil/gas, data centre, battery storage and utility sectors.

From today, Thorne & Derrick will provide competitive prices and technical support for the SEB range of exceptional quality, British manufactured Cable Pulling & Laying Equipment – this includes rollers, socks, jacks, winches and trailers to enable cables, umbilicals or pipes to be installed into ducts, trenches and tunnels.

We can provide expert technical advice and pulling system specifications to maximise cable and circuit safety requirements to UK DNO policy standards. Since 1971, SEB International have manufactured both standard range and complex customised cable pulling equipment from the largest product selection found throughout the world.

“Traditionally, our core business has been the supply of High Voltage Jointing & Termination products from stock up to 66kV – as a Specialist Distributor we now have an enhanced commercial strength and added-value service to support projects at the cable laying stage. Whether pulling underground or subsea power cables into trench or duct we can provide reliable and competitive solutions .

Thorne & Derrick and SEB can innovatively overcome the technical and logistical challenges of laying and deploying cables across all sectors – from offshore windfarm to hyper-scale data centre projects, we can help. We have a scheduled sales and marketing campaign to launch and look forward to introducing SEB to existing and new clients,” comments Chris Dodds Sales & Marketing Manager at Thorne & Derrick.

Andrew Hetherington (Commercial Director at SEB International Ltd) adds, “both of our family-owned companies pride themselves on a super-efficient level of customer service, which is unrivalled throughout this industry. Allied to this is the combined technical knowledge and experience that both our businesses possess – this is at the heart of our business success story and we expect this new working partnership to further support the industry and our business goals.”

You can contact Thorne & Derrick to discuss both standard and customised cable handling equipment for the safe installation of underground or subsea power cables: LV, HV and EHV up to 400kV.

Cable Pulling Cable Laying

Following a post-COVID f2f supply chain meeting at SEB International Ltd – the world leading UK manufacturer of Cable Pulling Equipment – Thorne & Derrick have agreed an Approved Stockist relationship with SEB. Pictured | Andrew Hetherington (MD SEB), Debbie Commins (Sales & Marketing SEB), Chris Dodds (Sales & Marketing Manager T&D) and Jonny Hewitt (Key Account Manager T&D).


Cable Pulling & Laying Equipment

Suppliers & Distributors

Thorne & Derrick distribute the most extensive range of Low & High Voltage Cable Installation & Electrical Distribution Equipment to the Power Transmission & Distribution industry in the onshore and offshore wind, solar, rail, oil/gas, data centre, battery storage and utility sectors – this includes the most extensive range of Cable Pulling & Cable Laying Equipment to enable the installation of low, medium and high voltage power cables into underground trench or duct.

We service UK and international clients working on underground cables, overhead lines, substations and electrical construction at LV, 11kV/33kV and up to EHV transmission and distribution voltages.

Key Products: MV-HV Cable Joints & Terminations, Cable Cleats, Duct Seals, Cable Transits, Underground Cable Protection, Copper Earth Tapes, Cable Jointing Tools, Feeder Pillars, Cable Ducting, Earthing & Lightning Protection, Electrical Safety, Cable Glands, Arc Flash Protection & Fusegear.

Distributors for: 3M Electrical, ABB, Alroc, Band-It, Cembre, Centriforce, CMP, Elastimold, Ellis Patents, Emtelle, Furse, Lucy Zodion, Nexans Euromold, Pfisterer, Polypipe, ProGARM, Prysmian, and Roxtec.

  • Scope –single-source supply of extensive range of products
  • Stock – a multi-million pound stock holding provides complete global supply solutions
  • Staff – technical support from a trained, proactive and friendly team
  • Delivery – UK stock turnaround with express logistics to all international destinations

Cable Pulling Cable Laying

Thorne & Derrick International distribute the most extensive range of Cable Pulling & Cable Laying Equipment to enable the installation of low, medium and high voltage power cables into underground trench or duct