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June 25, 2015 - The new lineup of Sine Wave filters from Schaffner eliminate premature motor damage caused by high dv/dt, overvoltages, cable ringing, motor overheating and eddy current losses caused by Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), says Schaffner.  
June 22, 2015  - Fluke Corp. has introduced the 805 FC vibration meter, a portable multifunction vibration screening tool that provides quantifiable information on the bearing and overall health of motors and other rotating equipment. It also shares that data in real time via Fluke Connect.
June 18, 2015 - Carlo Gavazzi has launched a new range of miniature circuit breakers for up to 480Y/277VAC systems: GMB series UL489 MCBs for branch circuit protection, and GSB series UL1077 MCBs for supplementary circuit protection.
April 17, 2015 - Hammond Power Solutions’ (HPS) Centurion R reactor now features an enclosed option, providing customers with a “complete reactor solution.”
March 9, 2015 – ABB recently launched its Symphony Plus SD Series of flexible control and input/output (I/O) products, which offer “total plant automation across application types.”
November 23, 2014 - Siemens says it has developed industry-specific motors for steel plants, which are based on the Simotics 1LE1 platform.
July 30, 2015 - Hubbell Building Automation has launched an intelligent lighting control that it says simplifies installation with auto-configuration. The NX room controller “provides energy-code compliance right out of the box”, Hubbell says.
July 29, 2015 - MaxLite has added to its portfolio of architectural-grade linear fixtures with the L-Form, a slender LED luminaire for narrow suspended or surface mounted interior applications.
July 24, 2015 - Global Tech LED has launched new Solstice mini LEDs, AC screw-in, 50W, PAR38 recessed ceiling-retrofit lamps.  
July 23, 2015 - ConTech Lighting has released its new 2-in. adjustable LED recessed downlight, known as the R2A series.
July 22, 2015 - MaxLite has added to its portfolio of LED vapour-tight and utility wrap fixtures with models that operate at 347 volts AC .
July 21, 2015 - LEDtronics Inc. has announced its latest series of UL-Listed, dimmable, chip-on-board (COB) LED recessed ceiling downlight retrofit kits. They directly replace 100 to 250-watt old-technology CFL, halogen and metal-halide downlights while using only 21, 25, 41 or 42 watts—a reduction of energy consumption of up to 75%, LEDtronics claims.
July 1, 2015 - A new centre for start-ups in Paris, France, called Le Village (an initiative of the French bank Crédit Agricole), is sporting an installation of carpeting that can display logos and internet content.
May 14, 2015 - The D2x series of compact alarm horns and combination signals from E2S Warning Signals is new for 2015.
April 28, 2015 - The E2x series of non-sparking alarm horn sounders, Xenon strobe beacons and combined devices from E2S have gained approval for Zone 2, 22 applications to the latest IECEx and ATEX standards for gas and dust applications, says E2S. These approvals complement its existing Class I & II Division 2 UL and cULs approvals.
November 14, 2014 - Desigo Mass Notification from Siemens Industry Inc. (Building Technologies Division) is a new, fully integrated multi-modal communication system that can be used in a single building or across a large campus for communicating a series of emergency and non-emergency messages.
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.
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.
July 23, 2015 - The latest addition to Burndy’s Patriot family of battery powered installation tools is the PATCUT4CUAL-Li, an 11-ton 18V lithium-ion battery powered cable cutter.
July 23, 2015 - Milwaukee Tool has redesigned and expanded its pliers line with 14 new products. With slimmer grips and application-specific designs, the expanded line up of fastening and cutting pliers are up to 30% lighter than their predecessors, Milwaukee says.
July 14, 2015 - Ideal Electrical just announced the launch of WireMan linesman’s pliers that, according to the company, is the first of many tools to be introduced under the new hand tool program as Ideal begins merging its WireMan and Laser Edge lines into one.
July 10, 2015 - Milwaukee Tool says its new jobsite organizer has “up to 20% more capacity than the competition.”    
July 8, 2015 - The Bosch BAT622 18V FatPack battery is “the power tool industry’s first 6.0 Ah battery, with up to 45% more runtime over standard 4.0 Ah packs", says Bosch.
July 6, 2015 - Ridgid says it has a new line of 12 professional-grade wet/dry vacs built specifically for commercial and industrial users.
July 10, 2015 - Infrared inspections often involve analyzing temperature variations on something extremely small or too far away to see the needed detail with standard lenses, says Fluke. Two new lenses for Fluke infrared cameras “bring those worlds into sharper focus”, the company says.
June 29, 2015 - With a 180-degree articulating lens and 5.7 in. touchscreen, the new Fluke TiX560 and TiX520 infrared cameras allow thermographers to navigate over, under, and around objects to preview and capture images, according to Fluke. The cameras are ideal for predictive maintenance, R&D, oil and gas, and utility applications where flexibility and higher resolution are essential, the company says.
June 22, 2015 - Shermco Industries is offering a free insulating oil sampling kit.
June 18, 2015 - Fluke says its Connect Assets, a cloud-based wireless system of software and test tools, changes the way equipment maintenance is documented, reported, and managed.
June 9, 2015 - Ideal Networks, the networking solutions and testing subsidiary of Ideal Industries, is now offering a data cable transmission tester, verifying copper cabling has been installed correctly. It is also capable of supporting Gigabit Ethernet applications to the international standard IEEE802.3ab.
May 26, 2015 - The handheld ClearTest transformer tester from HD Electric Company provides tests of de-energized power distribution system transformers.
June 30, 2015 - Legrand has introduced the Q-Series cabinet, a UL 2416 listed, 19-in. EIA solution. The company says Q-Series cabinets are ideal for a wide range of applications, from single racks to small computer rooms to data centers of all sizes.
June 12, 2015 - Greenlee says its new AirScout “goes beyond simple test and measurement by validating a home for Wi-Fi readiness and identifying solutions to solve potential problems”. AirScout is designed to characterize the Wi-Fi environment, optimize the wireless network setup, and produce an on-screen report, the company added.
February 4, 2015 - AFL has introduced the Fujikura 21S, a mid-range fusion splicer that uses “active cladding alignment” to provide low loss splice results, the company said.
January 29, 2015 - WOW Insites LLC has announced its WOWClowd product will soon integrate with certification level testers; fully supporting the import of 3rd party certified test results.
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.
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.
June 25, 2015 - Legrand has introduced Intuity, a new home automation platform that gives production homebuilders and installers serving the mainstream housing market a “modular, and repeatable solution for controlling entertainment, security, and comfort within a home.”
June 15, 2014 - At the 5th edition of Futur en Seine, Legrand presented a family of conceptual products that create “a new relationship between home controls and end users, and offers a simple and intuitive experience through gentle gestures”.
February 5, 2014 - Leviton says it has combined line voltage occupancy sensor, power pack and photocell technology into a self-contained energy management solution.
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.
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 gives building management systems access to 40 predefined BACnet objects, which allows the meter to integrate into the automation system. In addition to BACnet, the meter’s web interface allows users to track energy usage remotely with a standard browser, and the Modbus TCP interface permits interoperability with HMI software such as Multilin EnerVista Viewpoint Monitoring. The EPM 6010 provides true RMS multifunction measurements, including voltage, current, power, frequency and 0.2% energy accuracy in compliance with modern IEC and ANSI accuracy standards.
April 10, 2012 - GE has added the Whole-Home Sensor to its suite of Brillion home energy solutions which, according to the company, provides continuous energy consumption data without needing a smart meter. The sensor sends consumption data from large 240-volt applications, such as a panel box or pool pump, to the home’s Nucleus energy manager, which then communicates that data to a consumer’s existing smartphones or personal computers. The company has also added smart-plug controls, which enable consumers to track electrical usage by the outlet for most 120-volt appliances and devices, and Brillion-enabled thermostats.GE APPLIANCES
July 29, 2015 - WattStopper has introduced its Wireless Receptacle Controls (WRC) series. Extending occupancy-based lighting control to plug loads, the WRC line of products helps lighting control professionals meet new ASHRAE 90.1 requirements to switch off selected receptacles. According to WattStopper, the solution also minimizes costs for retrofits and new construction as it utilizes RF technology and works with existing line voltage wiring.
July 29, 2015 - Intermatic Inc. has introduced its ET Basic+ Series of electronic controls. The ET Basic+ offers automated control of interior and exterior lighting, bell ringing, water features, signage and other load consuming equipment, and was designed to meet the needs of schools, small hotels, retail stores, restaurants and small offices.
July 29, 2015 - Eaton recently introduced its Bush-Lok combination fitting from its Crouse-Hinds business.
July 23, 2015 - As part of the Evolution series of floor, wall and ceiling boxes, Legrand has introduced the Wiremold hinged wall box to provide access to power, data and A/V connections. It is available in 4-gang and 8-gang configurations and is suited for both remodel and new construction projects.
July 23, 2015 - According to Appleton, a business unit of Emerson Industrial Automation, electricians can connect armored cable, metal-clad cable or flexible metallic conduit to steel boxes and enclosures “twice as fast and at less cost than traditional connectors” with the new Speedlock double snap connectors.
July 23, 2015 - Eaton has released its B-Line series TrayCAD software, the latest version of AutoCAD compatible cable tray design software. The software package incorporates Eaton’s B-Line series cable management products and assists design and build contractors and engineers in developing cable tray designs.
July 28, 2015 - Bronto Skylift says it will be showing and demonstrating model SI-197 HDT insulated aerial and the new S-173 XDT with Bronto Skylift +4 operating system at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) on Sept. 29 through to Oct. 1, 2015 in Louisville, Ky.
June 30, 2015 - Peterbilt Motors Company says it hosted dozens of medium-duty fleet owners and managers at the PACCAR manufacturing facility in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec earlier this month, giving tours of the plant, educational seminars and test drives of the company’s Class 6-7 lineup in various configurations.
June 9, 2015 - Buyers Products has a new line of heavy-duty underbody aluminum tool boxes.
May 21, 2015 - Sortimo by Knapheide has new van interior vocational packages and accessories.
May 19, 2015 - Buyers Products has added to its line of LED truck and trailer lighting options. New products include strobe lights, marker/strobe lights and a strip light.
May 15, 2015 - New commercial truck caps from Knapheide Manufacturing Company have hit the market. The “KnapKap” line features fiberglass, aluminum, and steel models suited for jobs in telecommunications, utilities, pest control, construction, and more.