January 5, 2017 - Rockwell Automation has introduced a suite of drive solutions, Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755T drives, that it says will help users reduce energy costs and increase machine uptime for assets running in high-demand applications.
December 15, 2016 - Pentair has introduced a new line of Hoffman-branded, modular enclosures for the industrial automation and process control markets: the Proline G2.
December 5, 2016 - ElfaPlus, a miniature circuit breaker (MCB) designed and manufactured by GE, recently achieved a UL-rating, making it a global MCB platform.
November 29, 2016 - Wieland Electric Inc. says it has updated the housing design of its revos "Basic" series rectangular connectors with enhanced corrosion resistance.
November 17, 2016 - Galil Motion Control has introduced the DMC-52xx0 EtherCAT master, Galil’s first 32-axis motion controller. This addition is a “pure” EtherCAT controller with the ability to control up to 32 drives and 2 I/O modules, the company claims.
October 31, 2016 - GE has unveiled Efficor, a global range of contactors up to 105A designed to perform in oil and gas environments, marine and mining applications and more.
February 23, 2017 - Building on the Lighting for Tomorrow Award-winning Landscape LED Accent, WAC Landscape Lighting has unveiled the Landscape Mini Accent.
February 14, 2017 - Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, has introduced a complete, stand-alone wireless system to control lights in a variety of commercial applications using Bluetooth wireless technology.
February 2, 2017 - Dialight has developed a new integration connecting its smart LED lighting system to Tridium’s Niagara Framework.
January 25, 2017 - “The way we light spaces, particularly offices and commercial spaces, hasn’t changed for about 30 years,” noted Jake Dyson when we spoke with him back in the fall (2016).
October 1, 2016* - By reworking the technology, refining airflow paths and reducing turbulence, Dyson engineers say the latest-generation of Airblade hand dryer runs 30% quieter and costs 28% less to run than its predecessor.
January 9, 2017 - MaxLite has announced the expansion of the WallMax product family with the “Precision”, an architectural-grade LED wall pack with a modular housing and external battery backup option across all wattages.
July 29, 2016 - According to Carlo Gavazzi, Dupline Safe, a safety bus, can transmit signals up to 5 km without repeater, making it possible to implement plant-wide solutions.
June 30, 2016 - Dialight has launched its A0/A1 Red Controller system. The company claims this A0/A1 system has the lowest DC power consumption in the industry, making it ideal for operating its Vigilant low (L-810) and medium (L-864) intensity red obstruction lights typically for met towers for the wind industry or cellular communication towers where solar and battery or generators are used as the power source.
April 29, 2016 - E2S Warning Signals has added visual signals to the “explosion-proof and corrosion-resistant” GNEx family.
December 14, 2015 - E2S Warning Signals says it has introduced a SIL (Safety Integrity Level) 2 version of its BEx range of explosion-proof alarm horn sounders and Xenon strobe beacons.
November 12, 2015 - The Weiser Kevo smart lock, powered by UniKey technology, and the Ring video doorbell now work together, enabling homeowners to secure and control their entire entryway from their smartphones.
September 3, 2015 - DoorBird, previously only known in the European WiFi doorbell system market, is coming across the pond.
February 3, 2017 - Milwaukee Tool’s knife lineup now features the Lockback pocket knife.
January 27, 2017 - Bosch Tool Corporation has rolled out a lineup of small-angle corded and cordless grinders that feature a re-engineering of paddle-grip switches and more.
December 21, 2016 - Klein Tools says it has combined all of the major functions of side-cutting pliers into one tool—the 9-in. Journeyman high-leverage side-cutting pliers with wire stripper/crimper.
December 13, 2016 - Panasonic has upgraded its Toughpad FZ-G1 rugged 10.1-in. tablet, now featuring a 6th generation IntelCore i5-6300U vPro processor along with the latest Microsoft Windows 10 Pro platform.
December 1, 2016 - Southwire says its new Qwikjax reel stand helps “increase efficiency and safety in transportation as well as setup and payoff of wire reels”.
November 29, 2016 - The new “Allrounder” pocket-stripping tool by Jokari fits into a pocket—it has no protruding edges or blades, the company says—and is used for stripping and dismantling round and flat cables, single conductor or multi-conductor, solid or stranded.
February 14, 2017 - Megger has enhanced its series of insulation and continuity testers, minimizing the risk of accidental damage to equipment under test. Designed specifically for the telecommunications and cable testing markets, the MIT480/2 series features a three-wire connection for A, B and E (tip, ring and ground), eliminating the need to connect and disconnect leads to carry out the full range of testing on a cable pair, according to Megger.
December 9, 2016 - Megger now offers an insulation and continuity tester that is rated at 2.5 kV. The MIT2500 offers accurate measurements up to 200 GΩ, the company notes.
November 29, 2016 - Do you have trouble clamping your wires in hard-to-reach areas? Suited for electrical work in HVAC applications, the Testo 770 hook-clamp digital multimeter’s hook-off retractable post releases the wires when testing is complete.
November 29, 2016 - The Reed R2050 thermal imaging camera displays thermal and visual images on a 2.8-in. LCD display and photos are saved on the included micro SD card.
November 29, 2016 - Ideal Networks has launched the new Optical Certifier I (OC I) for multi-mode and single mode fiber cabling, delivering automated loss, length and polarity certification of fibre links.
November 24, 2016 - Megger now offers duplex connector test leads for its DLRO10 series of digital low resistance ohmmeters. This new four-terminal, 10A test lead system provides users with all of the test lead terminations and lead lengths required for use in a variety of low resistance testing applications.
August 12, 2016 - Greenlee Textron Inc. is offering a new Android application for remote control of the DataScout multi-service network analyzer (DS10G) under the Greenlee Communications brand.
August 4, 2016 - PDUWhips, a division of Iron Box Power Distribution, has added zLock power cords by Zonit Solutions to their existing catalogue of power cords, PDU cables, plug adapters and custom power solutions.
April 27, 2016 - Ideal Networks, manufacturer of cable and network testers, has introduced a free app that allows field technicians to share test data with colleagues and mobile devices.
April 26, 2016 - DNF Controls has a number of new and enhanced device management products including the IP Control Buddy, USP3, and AIB-3/AIB-4.
April 26, 2016 - Fathom, a new business unit of Rx Networks, says it “redefines the beacon and IoT space with the launch of the Fathom suite of products—a hardware and software system designed to address the challenges of managing large-scale beacon deployments”.
April 21, 2016 - GE's Grid Solutions has launched Lentronics JunglePAX, a packet switched networking solution specifically designed for utility operations. This solution will help enable the convergence of the many utility communications requirements and reduce cyber vulnerabilities, GE says.
April 25, 2016 - ABB says it is connecting electrical plants to the Internet of Things with Ekip SmartVision to “transform how industry monitors, manages and optimizes its power loads, and boosting energy savings by up to 30%”.
April 22, 2016 - Legrand has added the Wattstopper 0-10V digital room controllers, the LMRC-110 series, to its suite of Digital Lighting Management (DLM) load controllers. These products simplify code mandated multi-level control requirements and integration into intelligent buildings, the company says.
November 19, 2015 - British Columbia company Lightship has launched its productivity and safety application for worksites, also called Lightship. Lightship provides site management teams with a “bird’s-eye view, in real time, of an entire worksite.”
August 24, 2015 - Leviton recently announced the free integration of Omni security & automation control systems into BitWise BC1, BC2 and BC4 audio/visual control systems. This allows BitWise customers to create custom interfaces for their OmniTouch 7 touchscreens, utilizing new graphical elements such as icons and backgrounds for free.
June 25, 2015 - Legrand has introduced Intuity, a new home automation platform that gives production homebuilders and installers serving the mainstream housing market a “modular, and repeatable solution for controlling entertainment, security, and comfort within a home.”
June 15, 2014 - At the 5th edition of Futur en Seine, Legrand presented a family of conceptual products that create “a new relationship between home controls and end users, and offers a simple and intuitive experience through gentle gestures”.
February 21, 2017 - Burndy’s new additions to their grounding product line include aluminum lay-in lugs, suitable for solar panel applications.
February 14, 2017 - Eaton has launched its new SPC series surge protective device, which provides “flexible, configurable surge protection for commercial and light industrial applications”.
February 7, 2017 - Arlington says its box extender/levelling ring is the solution for adding depth to an installed round concrete box.
January 30, 2017 - Rockwell Automation says industrial automation customers can improve their short-circuit protection with a new line of current-limiting, moulded-case circuit breakers.
January 6, 2017 - Arlington says its UL-listed “DropIn” floor box kits (FLB4360) are a fast way to install a box nearly flush in an existing floor, as it installs with a “single hole saw cut”.
December 19, 2016 - Eaton’s plug-n-play online configurator provides a tool for enclosed control product selection, “simplifying the process required to design enclosed control solutions”, the company says.
February 24, 2017 - Western Star Trucks, which were first made in Canada, kicked off its year-long 50th-anniversary celebration at its annual dealer meeting recently.
February 9, 2017 - Derek Monk, general manager, ABB in Canada, says the company’s collaboration with Nova Bus (the North American division of Volvo Buses) “represents a major step in the advancement of electric buses in public transit in North America, and it will be the first ABB electric bus Opportunity charging station in the Americas”.
January 31, 2017 - A.R.E. Accessories is now offering owners of 2017 Ford Super Duty pickups a lineup of fiberglass truck caps and tonneau covers. Made to fit all rugged F-250, F-350, F-450 and dually models with all bed and cab configurations, the company says both products provide truck bed storage that will help contractors keep gear secure.
January 24, 2017 - The FLO electric vehicle charging network (operated by AddÉnergie) has partnered with Nissan Canada to “encourage and ease EV adoption throughout the country”.
January 11, 2017 - Altec has released the DT65H, a hydraulically-actuated, continuous rotation, heavy-duty transmission digger derrick designed with steel load-bearing structures. The unit features a fiberglass third stage boom and has a 21,051 lb lifting capacity at 10 ft.
December 7, 2016 - With financial support from NRCan, AddÉnergie—a Canadian player in electric vehicle charging solutions—is expanding its FLO charging network with the deployment of 25 EV fast-charging stations at Canadian Tire Gas+ locations across Ontario.
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