Ideal Industries mourns passing of Brian Blanchette
By Anthony Capkun
January 28, 2013 – It is with sadness that EBMag reports the passing of Ideal Industries’ Brian Blanchette, who died on January 16, 2013.
“Brian’s gentle and kind demeanour—coupled with his vast knowledge, problem-solving skills and smooth communication—endeared him to everyone that he helped,” said Jim Gregorec, business unit manager of the Ideal Test & Measurement Division. “Over the past 12 years, Brian’s contributions touched so many of us that he will be sorely missed.”
Blanchette served as a field sales engineer for Ideal since 2001, teaching and developing training courses for the measurement of energy, power quality and thermal imaging. A respected expert and speaker on the topic of electrical testing, Blanchette also was the author of a number of technical articles.