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RECAP – Schneider Electric Canada Customer Day & Grand Opening (Oct 2011) Mississauga, Ont.


October 23, 2011
By Alyssa Dalton

October 22, 2011 – Last week EBMag attended Schneider Electric Canada’s state-of-the-art demonstration centre at its new corporate facility in Mississauga, Ont., which consolidates five operations under one roof. Editor Anthony Capkun and associate editor Alyssa Dalton were on hand with their cameras and smartphones to capture the day’s events. Below, we’ve consolidated their Tweets in for your reading pleasure (in reverse chronological order):

(CLICK HERE to see photos from the day.)


Here’s the Harmony XB5R, which @SchneiderNA is describing as the market’s first wireless and batteryless pushbutton. pic.twitter.com/lj6xuDgb

Mayer Hazel McCallion hangs around for more @SchneiderNA info. pic.twitter.com/DRvZ82hi

David Helps @SchneiderNA shows off the Data Centre which is all web-enabled & features a UPS with unity power factor. pic.twitter.com/jKu4zuXr

The low-voltage switchboard is just one of the 15 @SchneiderNA products that are designed & assembled here. pic.twitter.com/2oI6Ivyh

Ivan Filipic of @SchneiderNA points out that the Services Manufacturing Operations has worked more than 5 years accident free.

Fars is now explaining the mechanics of the Xantrex GT500 MVX. pic.twitter.com/izD3YsPK

Time for the tour. We start at the plant area where Dennis Fars shows us the assembly and test area for inverters. @SchneiderNA

Hurricane Hazel “seriously” considering an electric vehicle as her next set of wheels @SchneiderNA

Mayor “Hurricane” Hazel McCallion of Mississauga thanks Schneider for consolidating several offices here. pic.twitter.com/Hi4wdb8v

Northwood explains @SchneiderNA that Earth Rangers building is among most energy advanced in the world

Mark Northwood of Earth Rangers thanks @SchneiderNA for all its environmental support pic.twitter.com/XZOLl5D0

Curtis @SchneiderNA explains this is a great business for the future, as people want more energy with fewer resources

Chris Curtis joined @SchneiderNA in 1993. Today, company well over 130 000 employees around the world

EBMag @SchneiderNA in Mississauga. Chris Curtis very proud of the team here in Canada pic.twitter.com/5GkgJi8N

EBMag is at @SchneiderNA Corporate office in Mississauga for Open House. Gary Abrams greets guests. pic.twitter.com/jQEtawDF