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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 16, 2018 - Leviton Manufacturing, which produces electrical wiring equipment, has signed on Roney Marketing to represent its commercial and industrial product portfolio in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Oct. 4, 2018 - Graybar Canada, a Halifax-headquartered, employee-owned wholesale distributor of electrical products, will open its largest branch to date in Vaughan, Ont., this fall.
October 2, 2018 - E.B. Horsman & Son (EBH), an electrical supplier with offices across Western Canada, has acquired Calgary-headquartered Measurement & Controls, including its brand, assets and contracts.
October 1, 2018 – Effective today, Thomas & Betts (T&B), which designs and manufactures electrical connectors and components, has been rebranded as ABB Installation Products.
September 26, 2018 – Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, has achieved carbon neutrality for its operations in Canada and the U.S. The lighting manufacturer aims to become carbon-neutral on a global basis by 2020.
September 26, 2018 - Sensata Technologies, an international supplier of sensors, electrical protection, control and power management products, has reached an agreement to acquire Gigavac, a growing developer of high-voltage (HV) contactors.
September 14, 2018 — Mitsubishi Electric Power Products shipped its 50th high-voltage transformer manufactured exclusively in its North American transformer manufacturing facility in Memphis, Ten.
September 12, 2018 - Eaton has produced its 100,000th Xiria panel, marking a major milestone in the development of SF6-free medium-voltage (MV) switchgear for controlling and protecting electrical equipment.
September 6, 2018 - Klein Tools, a manufacturer of hand tools for electricians and other tradespeople, has acquired Ergodyne, which develops gear for workers on job sites, including hand, knee, head, eye and foot protection.
September 6, 2018 - Two lighting agencies, Éclairage Hi-Tech and Agence Pasquarelli, are now representing Beghelli's product lines in Southern Quebec.
September 6, 2018 - Ficodis Group, which distributes tool, safety, cutting and power product lines through 13 points of sale in Quebec and Ontario, is acquring Transbearco, which sells power transmission and motion control products in Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough and Mississauga, Ont.
September 4, 2018 - Manufacturer and distributor Sommers Generator Systems is relocating its regional headquarters (HQ) for Atlantic Canada to larger premises within Dieppe, N.B.
September 4, 2018 - Wiring and cabling producer Southwire has acquired ProBuilt Professional Lighting, which manufactures illumination products for industrial and commercial applications, including construction job-site lighting (example pictured).
September 4, 2018 - Branches of FuturPlus in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Que., and Rolan in Elmira, Ont., have joined the ranks of IMARK Canada, a member-owned and -governed marketing group for independent electrical and lighting distributors.

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