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Let us introduce our company and product line. We are Electra USA, Inc. – the only direct representative of Forend Electrical Materials & Foreign Trade Co. in USA. “Forend” is the manufacturer of Active Lightning Protection & Earthing Equipment products from Europe holding all the relevant and necessary quality certifications.



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Why specialists choose “Forend” over traditional lightning rods?


  1. Coverage area of our active lightning conductors is 8 times greater than area protected by traditional rods. (See Picture below)
  2. We guarantee the protection from lightning strikes at 98% of the time. Manufacturers of traditional or “inactive” strike protection rods do not offer this guarantee. Actually, nobody else in the industry does.
  3. Our systems are proven to be reliable. We are compliant and certified with applicable European standard – NFC 17.102.


We hold all the relevant quality certifications.


We can provide you with the same quality products as from USA, EUROPE or AUSTRALIA BUT at much more competitive prices. All of our products are NFC 17.102 certified from a European institution and are fully guaranteed. Our E.S.E. (Early Streamer Emission) products have certain characteristics such as IP 65 and operation in – 40 Co … +120 Co.


We can fulfil your order and deliver the shipments to any airport of your choice at very appealing freight rates within few days.


Therefore, kindly browse our website to collect more information about our company and our products.


First of all we would like to suggest the Early Streamer Emission Lightning Protection System, used to protect private, administrative, and industrial buildings from direct thunderstorm strikes. It has a range of considerable advantages in comparison with passive ones.

House Toy Lightning Protection REGULAR     House Toy Lightning Protection ACTIVE

  • guarantied Active protection 98% of the time
  •  diameter of protected area is up to 518 feet
  •  protected area – up to 486,700 sq. feet
  • strike discharge counter
  •  5 years of guarantee
  •  operational period – 25 years
  •  installation in 1-2 days
  • 2 times less expensive than passive
  • The cost of complete ESE Lightning Protection SYSTEM is $2500-2700 depending on building configuration and installation scheme. Other FOREND’s products: E.S.E. CONDUCTORS, E.S.E. CONDUCTORS TESTERS, LIGHTNING STRIKE COUNTERS, BUILDINGS LIGHTNING PROTECTION MATERIALS, EARTHING EQUIPMENT, EXOTHERMIC WELDING SYSTEM PRODUCTS, WARNING LAMPS, GROUNDING MATERIALS & COUPLING, PLASTIC TESTING PITS, OVERVOLTAGE ARRESTERS CABLE LUGS. Electra USA headquarters is located in Wheeling, Illinois. Quality and competitive prices are guaranteed. We are also currently looking for business partners in Northern Illinois and Indiana, Southern Wisconsin and other states where we can establish business relations which will lead us assigning you as our distributor. “Forend” production is exported to more than 35 countries around the world. We remain in hope for cooperation. Best Regards, 

poletaevpodIlya Poletaev, President and CEO




Trusted brand for lightning protection products.


“Electra USA” is an exclusive distributor of “Forend” products in the U.S. Our headquarters is located in Wheeling, Illinois.


Forend is a global provider of industry-leading lightning safety equipment, services and solutions for its customers’ diverse needs in thunderstorm strike defense, earthing equipment, general electrical management, and surge protection.


The complementary nature of Forend equipment and applications, combined with European based global infrastructure creates a broader and stronger offering for customers in the commercial and industrial sectors. Furthermore, the addition of Forend branded items to the U.S. market through dedicated distributor provides new and existing customers with an expanded stable of quality commodity to choose from across a wide variety of applications. As everybody knows, thunder strikes could be dangerous and could cause critical problems for businesses and individuals, including property and equipment damages. Electra USA has three main systems, you could choose from. We offer a reliable ESE lightning rods – shield from strikes for people and facilities.


Also, we are official distributors of highly electrically conductive grease “Supercont”.

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Delivery is from US only.

We will deliver to a home or work address in our delivery areas, whichever is more convenient for you. How much does it cost and how long does it take?

  • $3.99 Next day home delivery – NEW now order up until 10pm
  • $3.50 Standard home delivery – get your order within 13 working days. FREE when you spend $50 or more
  • Free nominated day delivery on orders over $100

International Delivery

We deliver to over 20 countries including Europe, South America & USA. Please note that not everything we sell online is available for international delivery. For more detail on delivery charges and timescales by country, please contact us at info@polyhardware.com

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Chicago Main Office
600 Northgate Pkwy Suite H, Wheeling, IL 60090

ph: 1-847-808-9000

fax: 1-847-808-9011

e-mail: info@polyhardware.com

web: www.electrausa.wpengine.com

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Phone: +(847)808-9000 Fax : +1(847) 808-9011 Email: info@polyhardware.com

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