June 17, 2019 - In recent years, LEDs have increasingly been adopted as the industry standard for many commercial-grade lighting applications, from outdoor signage to hotel lobbies to towering office buildings. While it may be less obvious to most people, they have also gained ground with industrial-grade models for hazardous locations.
June 17, 2019 – Littelfuse has launched the SPD2 series of Type 2 surge protection devices (SPDs) to safeguard sensitive equipment in industrial facilities by limiting the fault current to a load or to the unit being protected.
June 14, 2019 – Mark Mercer, Ideal Industries Canada’s area sales manager for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Eastern Ontario, has announced his retirement.
June 13, 2019 - Toronto-based lighting manufacturer Viscor, known for its Visioneering, Certolux and TBR brands, has hired Gurpreet Nijjar as manager of its customer service and inside sales department and Ron Stevens as marketing and communications (marcom) manager.
June 13, 2019 – Earlier this year, U.S.-based Chatsworth Products Inc. (CPI), a provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure products and industrial enclosures, acquired R.F. Mote, which manufactures and assembles data centre racks, cabinets and enclosures in Richmond Hill, Ont. Details of the deal were not disclosed.
June 13, 2019 – Master distributor ITC Electrical Components is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
June 12, 2019 – Arlington says its GC50 zinc (pictured) and GC75 aluminum grounding connectors are designed to deliver flexibility, convenience and cost savings.
June 11, 2019 – Electricity producer Ontario Power Generation (OPG) plans to establish new corporate headquarters (HQ) in a campus setting in Clarington, Ont., part of Durham Region.
June 10, 2019 – Hubbell, which manufactures electrical products for construction, industrial and utility applications, has appointed Gerben Bakker president and chief operating officer (COO).
June 7, 2019 – Apple, Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have jointly recalled three-prong AC wall plug adapters—included in Apple’s ‘world travel adapter kit’—that can break, posing a risk of electric shock if exposed metal parts are touched.
June 6, 2019 – To commemorate June as National Electricity Month, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has launched an electrical safety campaign, which promotes the use of arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) breakers and receptacles to prevent electrical fires.