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GALLERY: Affiliated Distributors North American Meeting (Oct 2014) Chicago, Ill.

October 22, 2014 - Earlier this month, EBMag was pleased to attend Affiliated Distributors’ (AD) 2014 Electrical Supply Division North American Meeting in Chicago, which was the largest to date, welcoming over 1000 attendees—including 173 first-timers—from over 390 companies in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

GALLERY: IAEI Cdn Section & Ontario Chap Convention (Sept 2014) Niagara, Ont.

September 28, 2014 - The Canadian Section & Ontario Chapter of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) hosted their Fall Convention in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., and EBMag was there to cover the proceedings.

GALLERY: Ontario Energy Network Luncheon (Sept 2014) Toronto, Ont.

September 15, 2014 - The Ontario Energy Network (OEN) kicked off its fall luncheon series last Thursday with David Collie, president and CEO of the province’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA), where he spoke about the progress ESA has made on its five-year plan.

GALLERY: 2nd Annual Electric Elle Golf (Sept 2014) Brampton, Ont.

September 11, 2014 - Thankfully, the deluge held off long enough for golfers to finish most of their holes. Founded just a year ago, the Electric Elle golf tournament continues to grow in numbers, attracting women of all ages who work in all areas of the electrical industry for 9+3…

Business

Niagara-on-the-Lake and Hydro Quebec score 2014 Energy Star Awards

October 29, 2014 - Congratulations to Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro and Hydro-Quebec, which are among the winners of 2014 Energy Star Market Transformation Awards for advancing energy efficiency.

Liteline enlists Munden Enterprises in Atlantic Canada

October 29, 2014 - Liteline Corp. has teamed up with Halifax’s Munden Enterprises for representation in Atlantic Canada.

Mersen plants comply with ITAR and Controlled Goods Program

October 29, 2014 - Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) announced that its Mississauga, Ont. plant is registered with Canada’s Controlled Goods Program, while the Rochester, N.Y., plant is registered with International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

Are you up to relighting Niagara Falls? RFQ issued

October 25, 2014 - The Niagara Falls Illumination Board has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to investigate new lighting technology and capabilities to improve the overall illumination of both the Canadian Horseshoe and American Falls.

Personalities

SNC-Lavalin names Dumas to EVP Hydro, Power group

October 23, 2014 - SNC-Lavalin has named Marie-Claude Dumas executive vice-president, Hydro, for the company’s Power group, effective immediately. Based in Montreal, Que., and reporting to Power president Alexander (Sandy) Taylor, Dumas is responsible for growing the business in Canada and “key” international markets.

José Mozota, BICSI Canadian Region director 2015-17

October 21, 2014 - The 2015-17 BICSI board of directors election is complete, so congratulations to the new Canadian Region director, José Mozota, Ph.D., Legrand Canada’s national sales manager, Data Communications.

Brian Melka named president, Kohler Engines Americas

October 21, 2014 - Following Tom Cromwell’s appointment to group president of Kohler Co.’s Power Group last month, the company has named Brian Melka president of Engines Americas.