June 19, 2013 - EBMag has returned from Milwaukee, Wisc.—home of the Milwaukee Brewers, Pabst Blue Ribbon and of course, Milwaukee Electric Tool. We were pleased to attend the company’s annual New Product Symposium, an exclusive media event to preview and test dozens of new products in the company’s homecity. Our own Alyssa Dalton, EBMag’s associate editor, also demo’d some tools. Can you spot her in our gallery?
June 16, 2013 - Affiliated Distributors (AD) Canada recently concluded its final Independent Electrical Distributors (IED) annual general meeting in Charlevoix (La Malbaie) Quebec (photos below). Yes, that’s Pinball Clemons in the photo! Organizers took the opportunity to bestow the last IED awards, and the winners are (Photos A. Capkun):
June 5, 2013 - Thanks to Ron Oberth and Marina Oeyangen, EBMag had the opportunity to check out OCI’s (Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries) OPG Suppliers Day, where vendors were on hand to offer solutions to the numerous delegates that showed up. OCI is an association of over 170 Canadian suppliers to the nuclear industry. Member companies employ around 30,000 skilled people who manufacture major equipment and components—and provide engineering services and support—for the 20 CANDU nuclear power plants in Canada, as well as CANDU and other nuclear plants offshore. (Photos A. Capkun)
June 3, 2013 - The manufacturing and distribution captains of Canada’s electrical industry showed up in force last week at Electro-Federation Canada’s (EFC’s) Electrical Council’s annual conference in Scottsdale, Az. This gallery contains photos from the Opening Reception, First-Timer’s Reception, Business Sessions, and Awards Dinner Gala. (Photos A. Capkun)
EBMag had a great time catching up with familiar faces at Ontario Electrical League’s (OEL’s) Annual General Meeting earlier this month, hosted by the Kent Country Chapter. The Thursday night Awards Dinner marked an emotional goodbye to Sheila Sage, OEL operations manager, as she nears retirement. See how many board members lined the stage to share a few words!
EBMag was pleased to attend the Ontario Energy Network (OEN)’s annual Spring Networking Event at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ont. What a great way to catch up with old friends and unwind after a long week at the office! (Photos A. Dalton.)
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) held its annual general meeting in Mississauga, Ont., and EBMag was there as EFC presented its 2013 Industry Recognition Award (IRA) to Douglas Baldwin, a veteran of Canada’s electrical market. Also announced were the new board of directors and Kevin Mallory, vice president and general manager of Hubbell Canada LP, as chair for the 2013-2014 term.
What a busy few days it was in Montreal, Que., as EBMag attended another successful MCEE show. It was great to see all the familiar faces and meet some new ones too! Here are scenes from the tradeshow floor and New Product Showcase. (Photos A. Dalton)