Peter Saunders

Peter Saunders

May 31, 2019 – Wire, cable and electrical product redistributor OmniCable has announced the team behind its first branch outside the U.S., which opened in April in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
May 30, 2019 - A new global survey on facility electrical safety finds most respondents consider arc-flash mitigation a priority in their workplace, but fewer have completed risk assessments to identify hazardous areas, leaving workers exposed to dangerous conditions.
May 28, 2019 - A consortium of Canadian energy companies has been shortlisted to develop the ‘electricity distribution system of the future,’ as part of Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan’s) Power Forward Challenge.
May 28, 2019 – CBS ArcSafe has introduced the RRS-3 LK, a single-application remote racking solution (RRS) to allow technicians to remotely install and remove ABB/BBC/ITE Type LK air circuit breakers from a safe distance of up to 300 ft away, stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.
May 28, 2019 – K. Wayne Crawford, past chair of the Electrical Contractors Association of Ottawa (ECA Ottawa), passed away on May 24.
May 27, 2019 – Specialized Power Solutions, a power distribution and motor control manufacturers’ representative based in Burnaby, B.C., has hired Brian Degen as commercial sales leader.
May 24, 2019 – Daniela De Marco will join Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), beginning on June 3, as marketing communications (marcom) co-ordinator. She will report to Swati Patel, director of research and communications.
May 23, 2019 – Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has designed a Canadian field evaluation program for manufacturers, importers and end-users of ‘one-of-a-kind’ electrical equipment, along with electrical products and equipment produced in only limited quantities.
May 22, 2019 – Soaring higher and further was the overarching trend when the Ontario Electrical League (OEL) recently held its annual conference at the aviation-themed Nav Centre in Cornwall, Ont.
May 22, 2019 - B2B marketing for distributors and suppliers in the electrical industry can take many forms, from digital innovations and social media to merchandising and trade show displays to full multi-pronged campaigns. It can also serve many purposes, however, which are important to consider with relation to brand identity.
May 22, 2019 – Current by GE has introduced the Arize Element TopLight, which it claims is the horticultural industry’s first one-for-one LED replacement for 1,000-W high-pressure sodium (HPS) lamps.
May 15, 2019 – Emerson has added four new models of its Greenlee battery hydraulic crimpers and cutters, including two in-line quad point indenters (example pictured), a die-less underground indenting crimper and an in-line aluminum conductor steel-reinforced cable (ACSR) and guy wire cutter.
May 15, 2019 – Legrand has introduced its Wattstopper wireless digital lighting management (DLM) system, comprising a variety of IPv6 mesh-based wireless control products.
May 15, 2019 – NAI, which manufactures custom cable assemblies, harnesses and electro-mechanical assemblies, has appointed Eric Emley vice-president (VP) of sales, marketing and supply management.
May 15, 2019 – Tomorrow (May 16) will be marked as the second edition of the International Day of Light (IDL), celebrating the central role of light in science and culture, with more than 300 events taking place in 60 countries around the world.
May 15, 2019 – Specialized Power Solutions, a sales agency in Coquitlam, B.C., has been named a manufacturer’s representative for Siemens.
May 10, 2019 – Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) in Guelph, Ont., has developed new low- and medium-voltage distribution and drive-isolation transformers to meet Canada’s newest energy-efficiency regulation.
May 10, 2019 – Compression connector manufacturer Burndy, a Hubbell brand, has released the OEM175 pneumatic crimping press for wire harness shops and panel builders.
May 10, 2019 – Rockwell Automation Canada has named Westburne, part of the Rexel Group, an authorized service provider across Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
May 27, 2019 – Last month’s Mecanex/Climatex/Électricité/Éclairage (MCEE) trade show at Place Bonaventure in Montreal was a success for more than 400 exhibitors and more than 5,000 visitors—but especially for two lucky winners in our prize draw.

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