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August 30, 2017 - BC Safety Authority is introducing “a number of enhancements” to the electrical field safety representative (FSR) program, including the introduction of a 3-year renewal cycle for all certificate classes.
August 29, 2017 - Rittal Systems Ltd.—a manufacturer of enclosures for a variety of applications—says it has “stepped up” the capabilities of its Mississauga Modifications Centre with the integration of its Perforex machine, part of the Rittal Automation System Plan.
August 22, 2017 - Erie Thames Powerlines Corp. reports that its eight municipal shareholders unanimously agreed to pursue a merger with West Coast Huron Energy Inc. (a.k.a. Goderich Hydro).
August 22, 2017 - Sonepar Canada member company products are now integrated into ACCEO Estimation software (formerly Expert Estimator).
August 15, 2017 - Power Survey & Equipment Ltd.—a Montreal-based manufacturer of power quality systems—says it has received $24 million US in funding, which “will be used to support company growth, including the PSL [Power Standards Lab] acquisition, as well as geographic expansion and new product development”.
August 10, 2017 - North American contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group AD reports sales for all of its members—across 10 divisions and three countries—grew by 10% during the first six months of 2017 to $17.8 billion.
August 10, 2017 - Danatec Educational Services Inc.—a wholly owned subsidiary of Yardstick Testing & Training—has acquired ESPS Electrical Safety Program Solutions Inc., a player in electrical safety consulting, products, and arc flash & shock training solutions.
August 10, 2017 - Electrical Wholesalers Edmonton Ltd. (EWEL) has been appointed the exclusive, authorized stocking Master Distributor for all Drexan Energy Systems Inc. products throughout the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
July 19, 2017 - Hydro One Ltd. and Avista Corp. announced a definitive merger agreement under which Hydro One will acquire the latter in a $6.7-billion all-cash transaction, thereby creating a North American regulated electricity and natural gas business with over $32.2 billion in combined assets.
July 19, 2017 - Legislative amendments and regulations that aim to better protect subcontractors and suppliers in Nova Scotia’s building trades came into effect June 30, 2017.
June 19, 2017* - Now entering its 4th year, EFC’s Marketing Awards Program aims to recognize Electro-Federation Canada member organizations demonstrating marketing excellence, and EBMag proudly returns as Sponsor of the Customer Event/Tradeshow Category.
July 5, 2017 - “Inventory seems to be the curse of the LED lighting world [...] But we see inventory as the solution, not the problem,” said Nick Wagner, president of Core Products Canada Ltd., which just opened a new 11,000-sf warehouse facility in Calgary.
June 29, 2017 - Earlier this month, 100 human resources decision-makers and “rising stars” attended the AD HR Leaders’ Summit, representing all 7 Affiliated Distributors divisions from Canada, Mexico and the U.S.
June 29, 2017 - Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) announced Jebco Agencies Inc. will cover the sale of its standard and custom dry-type transformers and reactors in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and the Ontario Lakehead region, effective July 4, 2017.
June 21, 2017 - A vital part of Werner Electric Supply’s goal to double sales to $500 million by 2020 is its 200,000-sf, state-of-the-art distribution centre in Appleton, Wisconsin. Not long ago, the distributor of electrical, lighting, datacom, pneumatic, safety and automation solutions had a 100,000-sf facility and was leasing additional warehouse space.

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