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.
August 30, 2018 - Electrical products distributor Sonepar Canada’s Lumen subsidiary has opened its 38th branch in Montreal’s Hochelaga neighbourhood. The 7,400-square-foot facility is located at 3044 rue du Rouen and is managed by Jean La Haye.
August 30, 2018 - Schneider Electric has announced it will relocate its Edmonton operations to a larger, newly constructed facility in March 2019, to accommodate the energy management and automation provider’s anticipated two per cent year-over-year growth in Western Canada.
August 28, 2018 — Focal Point, which manufactures architectural lighting in Chicago, Ill., has updated its website with a new ‘contractor zone,’ offering job-site conveniences to help electrical contractors in Canada and the U.S. save time and money.
August 28, 2018 — Southwire, a wire and cable producer for the North American electrical industry headquartered in Carrolton, Ga., has acquired Garvin Industries, which designs and manufactures electrical, lighting and low-voltage products in Franklin Park, Ill.
August 24, 2018 — AD has completed a planned transition of ownership from the company’s long-time chair and CEO, Bill Weisberg, to its distributor members.
August 15, 2018 — Dals Lighting has partnered with Catalyst Sales and Marketing to represent their products throughout Atlantic Canada.
August 15, 2018 — Hydro One recently announced that it will acquire the business and distribution assets of Peterborough Distribution Inc. (PDI) from the city of Peterborough, Ont.

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