May 12, 2016 - Carlo Gavazzi’s new RSWT series is the “self-optimizing, soft starting” solution for water pumps up to 75Hp.
May 4, 2016 - ABB has launched its “next generation” QuickSafe surge protection device (SPD), which combines the company’s patented thermal disconnection technology with its new integrated safety backup system to ensure electrical equipment is protected from damage, otherwise caused by surges in the power supply.
April 29, 2016 - By diverting VFD-induced (variable frequency drive) shaft voltages to ground, Aegis says its pro series rings protect large AC and DC motors from bearing damage, repairs, unplanned downtime and lost revenue. Available for motor shafts to 30-in. in diameter, the rings are designed for high-current applications such as generators, turbines, and medium-voltage motors.
February 2, 2016 - Kollmorgen says its new 32kW drive in the AKD platform is one of the “most power dense” on the market, consuming only 576 cm2 of panel space.
January 27, 2016 - Wago has introduced an alternate 1 to 3 jumper solution for “continuous commoning.” The Topjob 2002 series adjacent and alternate endless jumpers are designed, according to Wago, so that the jumper leg contact of two adjacent jumpers can be inserted into one jumper slot.
January 19, 2016 - GE says the RXi-XR Industrial PC (IPC) from its Automation & Controls solutions will help ensure railway control systems “maintain reliable operation” as it provides transportation systems—such as inner-city, monorail and regional trains—with a rugged computer, capable of functioning in the demanding and harsh environments.
May 13, 2016 - Fulham Co. has partnered with Control Network Solutions (CNS) to deliver a smart lighting solution based on the Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) intelligent lighting communications standard. Fulham’s new line of WorkHorse LED programmable dimming DALI drivers are designed to interoperate with CNS’s elitedali smart lighting control and management system.
May 9, 2016 - Greenlite launched its V2.0 LEDX filament series recently at LightFair 2016 in San Diego, Calif., which features the same physical appearance as standard bulbs but boasts a 15,000-hour life and over 85% energy savings, according to the company.
May 4, 2016 - Legrand recently released new software for its whole house lighting control hub and its first application for the Apple Watch, giving homeowners the scheduling power to control lighting changes using the high-tech timepiece, in addition to the existing phone and tablet apps.
In need of a solid, stylish heater to warm your clients in the lobby or entrance of your business? The ALUX series wall fan heater (WFA)—with its remarkable rush of warm air—is the solution.
April 28, 2016 - Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic Group, introduced its DLC Bluetooth fixture controller and sensor at Lightfair International 2016 this week.
April 26, 2016 - Magnum Energy Solutions, a provider of wireless energy management solutions, has introduced the new Magnum Opus node, a fixture-embedded smart lighting system that will be showcased at 2016 Lightfair.
April 29, 2016 - E2S Warning Signals has added visual signals to the “explosion-proof and corrosion-resistant” GNEx family.
December 14, 2015 - E2S Warning Signals says it has introduced a SIL (Safety Integrity Level) 2 version of its BEx range of explosion-proof alarm horn sounders and Xenon strobe beacons.
November 12, 2015 - The Weiser Kevo smart lock, powered by UniKey technology, and the Ring video doorbell now work together, enabling homeowners to secure and control their entire entryway from their smartphones.
September 3, 2015 - DoorBird, previously only known in the European WiFi doorbell system market, is coming across the pond.
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.
May 9, 2016 - Knowify, a cloud-based software designed to help manage the online functions for executing electrical business, is available in Canada.
April 28, 2016 - Greenlee has added a new four-door compact field office and a new mini compact field office to its line of field office products currently comprised of the 8060-DLX field office and the 7060-CFO compact field office.
April 26, 2016 - Knaack says it has a jobsite storage box that is engineered to keep supplies at “optimal temperatures”. Designed specifically for contractors working in cold environments, the Thermosteel is a heated storage unit.
April 25, 2016 - Rapidsoft Systems Inc. says its Field Force Tracker is “fully mobile enabled” field service management software.
April 6, 2016 - Greenlee Textron’s 628 and 648 carbide cutter sets now come with six cutter sizes ranging from 7/8-in. to 2-1/2-in. The company says the complete product family offers 22 sizes ranging from 5/8-in. to 3-in.
April 1, 2016 - Dewalt says it has launched its first cordless, full-size band saw, the 20V Max XR brushless deep cut band saw (DCS374).
May 16, 2016 - The FLIR DM284, new from FLIR Systems, is an all-in-one digital multimeter with a built-in thermal imager powered by FLIR’s Lepton thermal micro-camera core.
May 10, 2016 - Fluke has announced the 279 FC TRMS thermal multimeter as “the first test tool to integrate a full-featured true RMS (TRMS) digital multimeter (DMM) with a thermal camera in one device”.
May 4, 2016 - Megger says it has enhanced its MIT400/2 series of insulation and continuity testers and they now feature an adjustable insulation test voltage from 10V to 1000V in 1V steps, “giving them a much tighter control of test voltage”.
May 2, 2016 - Bosch says its new pocket-sized laser measure, the Blaze GLM 20, is the first measure to be introduced into the Blaze family and includes a backlit screen, measurement of up to 65 ft and accuracy within 1/8 in.
April 29, 2016 - Dent Instruments has combined their PowerScout 3037 power meter with Emerson’s “smart wireless” technology to provide “a measurement solution that will greatly impact energy efficiency and sustainability”.
February 29, 2016 - Fluke says its Ti450 infrared camera takes focus to a new level of clarity with MultiSharp focus. The company says this technology rapidly takes multiple images and combines them to produce one in-focus image, enabling users to capture an automated, focused image of multiple targets at once.
April 27, 2016 - Ideal Networks, manufacturer of cable and network testers, has introduced a free app that allows field technicians to share test data with colleagues and mobile devices.
April 26, 2016 - DNF Controls has a number of new and enhanced device management products including the IP Control Buddy, USP3, and AIB-3/AIB-4.
April 26, 2016 - Fathom, a new business unit of Rx Networks, says it “redefines the beacon and IoT space with the launch of the Fathom suite of products—a hardware and software system designed to address the challenges of managing large-scale beacon deployments”.
April 21, 2016 - GE's Grid Solutions has launched Lentronics JunglePAX, a packet switched networking solution specifically designed for utility operations. This solution will help enable the convergence of the many utility communications requirements and reduce cyber vulnerabilities, GE says.
March 9, 2016 - Exfo Inc. has introduced the Max-720C Quad as part of its newly launched C-Series OTDR/iOLM (intelligent Optical Link Mapper), which elevates the expected testing performances in fault finding of data center and enterprise networks.
February 29, 2016 - Fiber Optic Centre (FOC) has new fiber splice trays in four sizes. They all come with two mounting holes and a ruggedized, polycarbonate cover.
April 25, 2016 - ABB says it is connecting electrical plants to the Internet of Things with Ekip SmartVision to “transform how industry monitors, manages and optimizes its power loads, and boosting energy savings by up to 30%”.
April 22, 2016 - Legrand has added the Wattstopper 0-10V digital room controllers, the LMRC-110 series, to its suite of Digital Lighting Management (DLM) load controllers. These products simplify code mandated multi-level control requirements and integration into intelligent buildings, the company says.
November 19, 2015 - British Columbia company Lightship has launched its productivity and safety application for worksites, also called Lightship. Lightship provides site management teams with a “bird’s-eye view, in real time, of an entire worksite.”
August 24, 2015 - Leviton recently announced the free integration of Omni security & automation control systems into BitWise BC1, BC2 and BC4 audio/visual control systems. This allows BitWise customers to create custom interfaces for their OmniTouch 7 touchscreens, utilizing new graphical elements such as icons and backgrounds for free.
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”.
May 9, 2016 - Arlington’s new one-piece, screw-in Snap-Tite connectors for flexible metal conduit are designed for use in new or old work (installed) electrical boxes.
April 26, 2016 - Burndy says its new push-on cable end caps are used to seal and insulate wire and splice terminations in order to create waterproof protection against corrosion, abrasion, and moisture.
April 13, 2016 - Legrand has introduced 28 new On-Q A/V cable assembly products, as well as 11 On-Q compression F connector products to its AV accessory product line.
April 12, 2016 - CBS ArcSafe, a manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, has released its PD Alert, the partial discharge sensor option to its Remote Racking System (RRS) line.
March 7, 2016 - Arlington says its non-metallic in/out box for fan and fixture installations comes pre-set for a 1/2-in. ceiling but adjusts for depths up to 1-1/2 in.
March 7, 2016 - Hilti says its new smoke and acoustic sleeve CS-SL SA manages cable penetrations in non fire-rated floors and walls. This device will simplify penetrations in smoke and sound partitions, the company explains, by utilizing a single point of entry for cable moves, adds and changes.
May 5, 2016 - Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division recently unveiled what it’s calling its tallest DC electric scissor: the SJIII 4740. It has a working height of 45.3 ft and is the first Skyjack to enter into this machine class.
April 22, 2016 - Quebec-based AZRA is not just investing $40 million over the next 18 months to install 2000 new electric vehicle charging stations, but also introducing Renault’s first 100% electric vehicle to Canada: Twizy.
April 8, 2016 - In stark contrast to the plethora of white chassis models on display throughout the Work Truck Show 2016 earlier this year, one of Ford’s new 2017 Super Duty options made its debut in Cherry Red.
February 18, 2016 - Ranger Design’s 2016 Buyer’s Guide is now available, featuring over 1000 Ranger products, 16 new trade packages and about 30 new products for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Metris.
February 10, 2016 - We normally focus on Class 3-8 work trucks, but we’ve just learned the Tesla Model X production vehicle will be shown—for the first time at any global auto show—at the Canadian Int’l Auto Show.
February 5, 2016 - We don’t normally feature luxury vehicles here (instead focusing mainly on Class 3-8 work trucks), but in light of it recently establishing a direct presence in Canada, consider checking out Maserati Canada at this year’s Canadian Int’l Auto Show, which runs February 12-21, 2016, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
ECA of Alberta Technical Training Day & AGM 2016Thu May 26, 2016
EFC Ontario Region Golf Day May 2016Thu May 26, 2016
EFC Electro-Federation Canada Annual Conference 2016Tue May 31, 2016
Alberta Safety Codes Council 2016 ConferenceWed Jun 01, 2016
Canadian Commtech West ShowWed Jun 01, 2016
CAF Apprenticeship Conference 2016: Hands on the FutureSun Jun 05, 2016