October 23, 2018 - Rittal, a power distribution and backup system supplier based in Mississauga, Ont., has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the sixth consecutive year.
October 22, 2018 – Eaton has appointed Rahul Duggal its low-voltage distribution assembly (LVDA) product line manager.
October 19, 2018 – Generac Power Systems’ newly cUL-approved, service-rated automatic transfer switch is now available to serve as the ‘nerve centre’ for residential standby generators in the Canadian marketplace.
October 19, 2018 – Flextherm, a Canadian manufacturer of cables and mats for floor heating systems, has promoted Roxanne Tremblay to sales director for Quebec.
October 17, 2018 – Universal Electric’s Starline Plug-In Raceway for Fitness (PIRFIT) is now available for health clubs looking for a two-in-one power and networking system that can eliminate thousands of feet of wiring and reduce the associated need for labour.
October 16, 2018 – Canadian lighting manufacturer Standard Products has hired Shawna Sechrist as a lighting specialist. She joins the company’s sales team in Alberta.
October 11, 2018 – Wago has expanded its Topjobs line of DIN rail-mount terminal blocks to add push-button actuation for positive operating feedback.
October 11, 2018 – Ottawa-based Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC)—a partnership between business, labour, education and government, formerly known as the Electricity Sector Council—has launched funding for a new National Occupational Standards (NOS) and Career Portal project, which will research changing and emerging occupations in the electricity sector.
October 10, 2018 – Rittal Automation Systems (RAS) in Mississauga, Ont., has introduced several machines for processing support rails, cable ducts and busbars, as a complement to semi-automated production in switchgear manufacturing.
October 10, 2018 – To help mark this year’s Fire Prevention Week (FPW), which runs from October 7 to 13, Technical Safety BC is highlighting several common hazards in people’s homes that can cause electrical fires.
October 9, 2018 - Standard Products’ portable, battery-powered floodlights are designed for easy carrying from one location to another, whether for larger commercial electrical projects or smaller residential jobs.
October 9, 2018 – Electrical component manufacturer Wago has hired Edward (‘Ed’) Naczek as product manager for its DIN rail-mount terminal blocks.
October 9, 2018 – Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Systems, which produces thermal imaging devices for electrical contractors and other professionals, has hired Tony Buffum as senior vice-president (SVP) and chief human resources officer (CHRO). He succeeds Paul Sale, who recently announced his resignation.
October 9, 2018 – Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) recently succeeded in an appeal to recover fines from a former licensed electrical contractor, in the wake of a fatal incident four years ago.
October 5, 2018 - Atkore International Group, which manufactures electrical products for non-residential construction and renovation markets, has appointed Jay Lahman senior vice-president of electrical raceway sales. He will report directly to president and CEO Bill Waltz.
October 5, 2018 - Winnipeg-headquartered control panel manufacturer Celco Automation has hired several business development executives and a senior electric engineer.
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