EBMag was happy to get the invite to check out Schneider Electric Canada’s state-of-the-art demonstration centre at its new corporate facility in Mississauga, Ont. This building consolidates several other operations under one roof. Schneider VIPs included Gary Abrams and Chris Curtis; we heard from an Earth Rangers delegate and Mississauga mayor, “Hurricane” Hazel McCallion. Check out our Twitter Feed for live tweets from the event. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
Electrical Business is here in Las Vegas, Nev., for Affiliated Distributors’ North American Meeting, Electrical Supply Division. Tonight, Day 1, we spent the evening at the Welcome Reception, hunting down our fellow Canucks. Can you spot them? Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
September 26, 2011 - Here are photos from Day 3 of the 58th annual IEEE IAS PCIC (Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee) Conference, which ran from September 19-22. This September 21 gallery contains photos from the Local Committee luncheon and special guest speaker/motivational coach Chris Scappatura (president of Contagious Enthusiasm Inc.), and hospitality suites from Teco-Westinghouse, Burndy, Hubbell-Killark and Stahl. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
September 23, 2011 - Below are photos from Day 2 of the 58th annual IEEE IAS PCIC (Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee) Conference, which ran from September 19-22. This gallery (from September 20) contains photos from hospitality suites of NETA/SI/MEC, ABB, GE Energy, General Cable, Thomas & Betts, and 3M. Thanks again to everyone for being such good sports and letting EBMag's associate editor, Alyssa Dalton, snap your photo! (Photos A. Dalton) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
September 23, 2011 - This week, Toronto, Ont., hosted the 58th annual IEEE IAS PCIC (Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee) Conference and EBMag was there as first-time attendees! The conference ran from September 19-22 and associate editor, Alyssa Dalton, was there reporting live for the duration, checking out different technical papers, and meeting with some old and new friends. In fact, she managed to gather so many photos from the conference that we had to break them up into three separate galleries! (Photos A. Dalton) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
September 22, 2011 - Do you know how IP networking can help you? Last week, Graybar Canada held a three-day showcase across Ontario intending to answer that exact question. The Evolution of IP tour, which stopped in Ottawa, Kitchener and Vaughan, highlighted: Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
September 22, 2011 - EBMag was there when Fluke Networks stopped in Markham, Ont. on Sept. 16 as part of its Canadian tour of the OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet – a dedicated tablet with automated network and application analysis. Describing it as the world’s first network analysis tablet, Fluke says the OptiView XG raises the bar for analyzing and troubleshooting performance problems with the ease of use network engineers need. The Markham workshop was led by Tony Fortunato, senior network performance specialist at the Technology Firm, and Chuck Dykstra, Fluke Networks Canada, Toronto. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
Electrical Business was invited to attend an Open House on September 15 for Torbram Electric Supply in Calgary (1232 26 Avenue SE, a branch that promises “The Power to Supply!”). Editor Anthony Capkun got to meet some of the great folks there, including Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
GE Energy Industrial Solutions made another Canadian stop—this time in Vancouver—with its Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience Tour, and EBMag was there to chat with: Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
September 9, 2011 - The EBMag team was there today for the official launch of Electrical Safety Foundation International Canada (ESFI-Canada) - a new non-profit Canadian organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
This gallery contains photos from Electro-Federation Canada’s 11th annual Federation Cup Charity Golf Tournament at Rattlesnake Point Golf Club in Milton, Ont., in support of the EFC Foundation Scholarship Program. This event also saw Team Canada (members from EFC) and Team USA (members from NAED, the National Association of Electrical Distributors) face off in a “friendly” game of golf to capture the 1st Annual Waterman Cup! Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
EBMag’s editor, Anthony Capkun, attended a special product preview for the media at Milwaukee Electric Tool’s base in Brookfield, Wisc. Here are some shots from the event, where we got to play with some awesome product. Meantime, check out our consolidated Tweets HERE. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
July 8, 2011 - Earlier this week, the EBMag team attended GE's 14th Annual Ride 'N' Drive event in Mississauga, Toronto, which featured electric cars and trucks from a variety of manufacturers. Here, attendees got the opportunity to hear from GE Capital Fleet Services executives on the company's strategy in EV deployment and of course, test drive some of the hottest electric vehicles to hit the market in the next few years. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
June 29, 2011 - EBMag was there as the City of Kitchener in Ontario hosted a ceremony celebrating the installation of a 262,000-sf solar roof on its Operations Facility. Joining in the celebration was John Raepple, principal of John Raepple Electric Ltd., whose firm executed the electrical portion of this massive install. Check out the VIDEO HERE!CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT THE INSTALLATION JOB. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
EBMag’s editor, Anthony Capkun, and videographer, Jim Stubbington, were fortunate to join a small cadre of journalists for an exclusive 2012 Nissan NV Ride & Drive media event, where we were asked to “Experience Nissan’s most-researched product in the history of North America: The Nissan NV full-size commercial van”. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
June 22, 2011 - EBMag was on hand to capture the action yesterday as Siemens Canada’s Industry Automation division celebrated the launch of the Sinvert solar inverter at its Ontario production facility. Check out our photos of the launch ceremony and the Burlington plant tour. (Photos A. Dalton) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
June 09, 2011 - EBMag was invited down to Bath, N.Y. for an exclusive tour of the HID lamp and halogen burner factory and HID R&D and Manufacturing centre for Philips Lighting North America. Opened in 1952, and purchased by Philips in 1983, the 342,348-sq. ft. HID production facility employs 387 workers. This gallery contains photos from: workshops hosted by HID development engineers, bulb samples of the Energy Advantage CDM AllStart family; and a tour of the R&D lab. (Photos A. Dalton) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
May 30, 2011 - Once again, what is perhaps the most fun event we ever attend—Nedco Electrifest—did not disappoint. The traffic was great, and the deals for contractors even better! Here are a few shots from the event, and we’re already looking forward to 2014 (the same year as EBMag’s 50th Anniversary). Photos J. MacPherson. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
May 9, 2011 - EBMag was in Guelph for the Ontario Electrical League’s annual conference. This gallery contains photos from: a tour of Delft Blue Veal farms, which made a considerable investment in the construction of a biogas suite that produces enough power for the farm and others; the awards evening dinner; and the Product Expo on Contractor Day. (Photos A. Capkun) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
April 26, 2011 - Scenes from MCEE 2011 in Montreal. EBMag was there as an exhibitor, too (Booth 984). With camera in hand, we caught with friends in Quebec and met some new ones. Stay tuned for more info, including a compilation of Tweets from the show. (Photos A. Capkun) Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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