AP Haslam – Yesterday & Today
For over 75 years, AP Haslam Limited has supplied high quality, reliable electrical components to the Industrial, Commercial and Hazardous Industry Sectors.
The story begins in Dublin’s Gardiner Street 1945 when Alphonsos P Haslam began
a business during a time when electrification was a relatively new technology
and beginning to play a central role in economic development. In the beginning
the business focused on the sale of Lindner fuses and porcelain fuse caps, and
this expanded into cookers and accessories.
From its earliest days, sourcing quality brands like Lindner and Prestige has been important to the success of AP Haslam, as quality was an important aspect of customer confidence in the 40’s & 50’s . Sourcing quality products from established brands such as Weidmüller, WISKA and Mersen has differentiated AP Haslam’s since its foundation.
Indeed we have celebrated over 50 years as distributors for these and other brands.
Over time the business grew and the city grew also with many established building industry names moving to the new suburbs. AP Haslam expanded with a move to its current location in Crumlin. Paul Haslam became the second generation of the family to manage the business and we began providing bespoke solutions through its workshop including being the first provider of certified Atex solutions.
AP Haslam employs over 20 people, five of whom have been with the company for over
30 years making knowledge and “know how” an important aspect of what makes us
different. Our people are well positioned to help with whatever our customers
The Workshop at AP Haslam continues to provide bespoke solutions to the electrical and construction industry manufacturing earth bars, combination units, terminal junction boxes and trace heating designs, amongst other things.
Our Workshop offers a full range of EX enclosures and accessories for all hazardous areas. As an approved and audited third party assembler for Weidmüller, our Workshop EX service combines application expertise and years of industry know-how offering tailored EX solutions.
The acquisition of AllCables has added a new product line to the AP Haslam range and has expanded our service to professional electrical businesses. Based in the workshop at AP Haslam, AllCables provides a wide range of bespoke manufactured cable solutions – from simple patch leads to comprehensive fibre optic cabling.
In recent years the business has expanded into providing LED lights for industrial and ex environment. This is a complex area where safety and standards are the law, an aspect of the business in which AP Haslam has experience. Whether it’s Zones, UV Emissions, or Lumens, we are the people to talk to.
Our experienced Lighting Designers will work closely with you and your site plans to determine your individual requirements.
Keith Haslam is now the third generation of the family to manage the business and we continue to expand our offering with our Rittal Perforex BC1007 machine to enable drilling, milling, cut outs, threaded and clearance entries to be completed with increased speed and accuracy
So from small beginnings the company is now one of the country’s longest established electrical suppliers. With a range of suppliers – many of whom are in partnership with AP Haslam for decades – and a qualified and experienced workshop capability with Atex expertise.
We are just as focused today on keeping up to speed with new developments in the market and expanding our knowledge base – and to do what we are renowned for doing – providing our customers with a professional, personal service and delivering on what we promise.