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GALLERY: Nedco Electrifest X (April 2014) Mississauga, Ont.

April 17, 2014 - Earlier this week, Nedco Ontario hosted its Mardi Gras-themed Electrifest (10th edition), which is among the industry’s largest single-day selling shows. The EBMag team always has a blast at this event: besides the food and entertainment, it’s always great meeting with top-notch vendors, friendly Nedco staff…

GALLERY: IEEE “Mega Projects” ESTMP Workshop (March 2014) Calgary

March 12, 2014 - Were you following our Tweets from last week’s IEEE IAS Electrical Safety, Technical & Mega Projects (ESTMP) Workshop in Calgary? We hope so, as there was a ton of good information coming from great speakers, on subjects ranging from:

GALLERY: Work Truck Show (March 2014) Indianapolis, Ind.

March 7, 2014 - EBMag has just returned from the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA’s) annual Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind., and what a show it was! We visited dozens of industry heavyweights who showed off new trucks, the latest in truck accessories, chassis updates, new vehicle storage solutions…

GALLERY: IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (Feb 2014) San Diego

February 6, 2014 - Where else can you bump into so many professionals with a shared passion for electrical safety? IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop delegates come from all over the world (like Trinidad, China, Nigeria and, of course, Canada and the States) and from all manner of organizations—from forward-thinking…

Business

Westinghouse and OPG partner to service global nuclear markets

April 17, 2014 - Through its subsidiary Canadian Nuclear Partners (CNP), Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) and Westinghouse Electric Co. (a group company of Toshiba Corp.) have agreed to work together on a range of nuclear projects globally, including refurbishment, maintenance and outage services, decommissioning and remediation of existing nuclear…

CenturyVallen undergoes rebranding; meet Vallen!

April 17, 2014 - CenturyVallen (part of the Sonepar Canada family) says it is ready to take the next step in its evolution and enhance its brand; moving forward, CenturyVallen will be known as Vallen.

FLIR and ING robotic aviation to offer advanced IR inspections

April 17, 2014 - Ottawa-based ING Robotic Aviation has selected FLIR (a global player in thermal imaging systems) to develop aircraft for aerial industrial IR inspections and visual gas leak detection.

Personalities

Flir Systems hires Samsung exec as chief marketing officer

April 7, 2014 - Travis Merrill has joined Flir Systems Inc. in the newly created position of senior vice-president and chief marketing officer. Reporting to president and CEO Andy Teich, Merrill most recently served as vice-president of marketing for Samsung Electronics America, where he led the Galaxy Tab marketing initiatives…

Liteline promotes Jarrod Stewart, and hires A.M. Agencies

April 3, 2014 - Liteline Corp. has appointed of Jarrod Stewart to regional sales manager for Ontario, and hired A.M. Agencies as its sales agent in Alberta. Liteline manufactures commercial- and residential-grade lighting, including recessed options, LED products, undercabinet lighting and track offerings.

SunRise engineering team welcomes Imtiyaz Pirmohamed

April 2, 2014 - Imtiyaz Pirmohamed has joined SunRise Power’s eningeering team in Canada, bringing with him 7+ years of experience in construction management and electrical engineering.