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Tools and Equipment

Milwaukee: new M18 tools have over 50% longer run-time

January 28, 2015 - Milwaukee Tool has launched three new M18 compact brushless products that they claim deliver over 50% longer run-time.

Brady offers label printer trade up promotion

January 27, 2015 - Brady Corporation is offering a portable printer trade up promotion in Canada and the United States.

Panasonic updates Toughbook 31 for February 2015

January 27, 2015 - Panasonic has revealed new updates to its rugged laptop, the Toughbook 31.

Motors & Motion

Weg unveils W40 line of open induction motors

November 14, 2014 - Weg Electric released its newest line of open 3-phase induction motors, available with standard frame sizes from NEMA 254T to L6808/09.

Siemens introduces tiastar MCC with 18-pulse AC drive

October 31, 2014 - Siemens has introduced its tiastar motor control centre (MCC), featuring integrated 18-pulse adjustable frequency AC drive technology that claims to allow pumps and blower motors to operate with improved efficiency while keeping harmonic distortion at a minimum.

GE debuts Multilin 869 motor protection system

October 23, 2014 - GE has announced the Multilin 869 motor protection system designed for the protection, control and management of medium and large induction and synchronous motors.

Lighting & HVAC

Delta presents Pro200, other ventilation fan technologies

January 30, 2015 - Delta Electronics revealed a line up of products with the company’s latest technologies recently at a Chicago expo.

Columbia Lighting reveals LXEP, parking garage LED

January 30, 2015 - Columbia Lighting has introduced an LED lighting solution called the LXEP that is specifically for parking garages, announced Hubbell Lighting.

Nuheat offers blizzard home prep; launches new thermostat

January 28, 2015 - From a new thermostat to plug-in kits, Nuheat says it’s has winter and blizzards covered.

Wiring - Cabling - Devices

Eaton introduces 310+ moulded case circuit breaker series

January 30, 2015 - Power management company Eaton announced a new moulded case circuit breaker series earlier this month, called the 310+ series.

Eaton rolls out portable, wireless 'anyplace' switch for homes

January 27, 2015 - A portable, battery-operated wireless switch is the latest introduced by Eaton’s electrical business for residential lighting.

Mersen launches global line of new switches

January 26, 2015 - Mersen Electrical Power recently announced the availability of a new line of low-voltage disconnect switches.

Fire & Signalling

Expanded Cooper Wheelock Exceder LED series boasts energy savings

October 22, 2014 - Eaton’s Cooper Notification business has expanded its Wheelock Exceder LED series to include ceiling models for horns, horn strobes, strobes, speakers and speaker strobes, describing it as the industry’s first line of notification appliances to use high-efficiency LEDs.

Siemens unveils fire alarm and voice communication system

July 3, 2014 - Siemens has debuted intelligent voice communication panels boasting full-featured protection for everyday and emergency life safety and communication needs in small and medium-size facilities.

Cooper’s Exceder LED sounder line meets NFPA 72, 720 for sleeping areas

June 19, 2014 - Eaton’s Cooper Notification business has announced the Wheelock Exceder LED low frequency sounder line, designed to meet both the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) fire alarm and carbon monoxide 520 Hz code requirements for sleeping areas.

Voice Data Video etc

Greenlee offers Mini fiberTOOLS with its Communications line

December 16, 2014 - Greenlee says the newest additions to its Communications line (which includes fiber optic installation and maintenance tools) are small and light, and designed to be used in demanding environments.

Hammond Mfg HLP Series low-profile wallmount cabinet

November 28, 2014 - Hammond Manufacturing says its datacom division has been busy developing a number of video overviews for “feature-rich” products, like the HLP Series low-profile network/security wallmount cabinet.

AFL APM-101/102 automatic systems for field and specialty splicing

October 9, 2014 - AFL says its APM-101/102 automatic preparation machines allow technicians to quickly and efficiently strip, clean and cleave fibers in 18-21 seconds.

Buildings Controls

Leviton releases ODC occupancy sensors

February 5, 2014 - Leviton says it has combined line voltage occupancy sensor, power pack and photocell technology into a self-contained energy management solution.

Acuity Brands’ LSXR fixture-mount sensor with interchangeable lenses

November 19, 2013 – Acuity Brands has launched its LSXR fixture-mount sensor from Sensor Switch, offering up to four interchangeable lenses and an integrated, adjustable mounting bracket suitable for both high-mount and low-mount lighting control applications.

GE Multilin EPM 6010 communicates using BACnet IP and Modbus TCP

July 18, 2012 - GE released the Multilin EPM 6010, a power meter that can communicate using both BACnet/IP and Modbus TCP protocols. GE says the EPM 6010 provides accurate and timely energy use data, allowing a building automation system (BAS) to better respond to changes in demand. The meter…

Test & Measurement

Greenlee DataScout 10G tablet replaces up to 8 hand-held devices

January 9, 2015 - Greenlee Communications says its new DataScout 10G touchscreen tablet was developed for service provider, utility, smart grid, mobility and enterprise network testing technicians looking for “increased productivity and efficiency” in a network analyzer.

HD Electric 3ID 3-phase cable identifier

December 1, 2014 - HD Electric’s 3ID 3-phase cable identifier identifies the correct phases on long lengths (up to 7 miles) of de-energized and discharged overhead and underground cables.

HD Electric TAG-5000 wireless phaser

November 26, 2014 - HD Electric says its TAG-5000 wireless phaser is designed to perform many of the existing functions of conventional voltmeter/phaser devices while eliminating the cord and lightening the device.


New options for Freightliner medium-duty trucks, Class 6/7 M2 106

January 28, 2015 - New option packages are available to order for Freightliner Trucks’ Class 6/7 M2 106, the company announced recently.

Altec launches online sales page for new and used equipment

January 14, 2015 - Altec has launched an online sales page featuring new and used inventory, where you can view a complete listing of equipment for sale in the utility, tree care, telecom, lights and signs, and construction industries.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV supplies power to domestic appliances

January 6, 2015 - Calling it a world first for a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. announced its Outlander PHEV is now also able to supply electrical power to the home using a V2H (vehicle-to-home) system in addition to being able to be charged from a domestic outlet.