March 19, 2018 - Electrimat has opened a fourth branch, located in Boisbriand, on Montreal’s North Shore.
March 18, 2018 - Philips Lighting announced it is changing its name from Philips Lighting to Signify, saying the new name “originates from the fact that light becomes an intelligent language, which connects and conveys meaning”.
March 14, 2018 - A group of construction trade organizations in British Columbia—including the Electrical Contractors Association of BC—have united under the banner “Prompt Payment B.C.” to convince government to find a solution to payment delays in the construction sector.
March 21, 2018* - Earlier this month, we told you ABB harmonized the Baldor Electric Company name as part of its “Next Level” strategy. The rebranding continues, now with Baldor Electric Canada henceforth being known as ABB Motor and Mechanical (Canada) Inc.
February 23, 2018 — Across Canada, investment in new housing construction totalled $57.3 billion in 2017, up 8.9% or $4.7 billion compared with 2016, reports Statistics Canada.  
February 23, 2018 — The Ethisphere Institute has named 135 companies across 23 countries and 57 industries as the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Congratulations!
February 22, 2018 - Lighting player Standard Products says that its transformation from a lamp/ballast business to a fixture business has challenged it “to manage our production and inventories”, which is why the company is making some changes to its warehousing and distribution centres.
February 20, 2018 - “As our organization grows in size and complexity, we must continuously re-evaluate our operations...” said Southwire executive VP Kurt Hennelly on the news the company is closing its customer service centre (CSC) in Pleasant Prairie, Wisc.
February 21, 2018 - Hilti Group has entered into a strategic partnership with mobile field management platform Fieldwire, making an undisclosed investment into the latter and joining its board.
February 16, 2018 — Homebuilder Mattamy Homes and home automation company ecobee have partnered to “create smart homes of the future,” the companies say.
February 16, 2018 — Arlington Industries Inc. recently announced the recipients of their rep sales awards for 2017.
February 5, 2018 — NSi Industries LLC today announced it will be offering and stocking the Raychem medium voltage cable accessories product lines from TE Connectivity Ltd.
January 31, 2018 — AD reported record-breaking sales in 2017, across twelve AD Divisions, of $37.3 billion. Total company sales grew by 10%. Purchases from AD suppliers grew by 17% and distributions to members were up 14%.
January 15, 2018 — BJ Take recently announced that they have partnered with A.M. Agency in Alberta and Next Inc., headquartered in the maritime provinces.
January 12, 2018 — TE Connectivity (TE) has entered into exclusive negotiations with ABB to acquire ABB’s entrelec terminal block business.

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