November 22, 2016 - “I’m sure the electrical contractors have been following the Internet of Things and wondering when and how that will affect them,” said John Selldorff, CEO of Legrand North America at the company’s launch of its latest global IoT solution for the built environment: Eliot.
March 26, 2013* - While attending the 2013 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW), EBMag heard from a variety of delegates who explained why they attend this unique event, and who emphasized its importance to people who are passionate about electrical safety.
July 20, 2016 - Grade 11 students at the high school in Port Perry, Ont. were handed a dose of real-life scenarios from the world of electricians and powerline technicians earlier this year, thanks to a new Electrical Network program launched in February 2016.
April 4, 2016 - Congrats to Ranger Design who took home the Work Truck Show 2016 Innovation Award for its new Max View safety partition. Built from thermoformed ABS and polycarbonate, this product is “engineered to resist maximum impact,” said sales manager Steve Milizia. Compared to its other models, Ranger Design says this one is tighter fitting for improved climate control and rattle free.
March 21, 2016 - EBMag caught up with Mark Greer of Altec Industries at the Work Truck Show 2016 in Indianapolis, Ind. recently. He chatted with us about the new JEMS (Jobsite Energy Management System) 4 Series for utility work trucks, which “enhances engine life and reduces engine maintenance by automatically eliminated unneeded idle time”.
March 16, 2016 - Sortimo by Knapheide has announced new products and options to its Exxpand program, as showcased at the Work Truck Show 2016 in Indianapolis, Ind. earlier this month, where EBMag was on the show floor. These include Protexx partitions, Shelf Staxx, Flexx Rack and Maxx drawers.
March 10, 2016 - EBMag was on the show floor at the Work Truck Show 2016 in Indiana recently to see Mitsubishi Fuso’s new all-electric, battery-powered Canter FE-Series medium-duty cabover work truck. Also known as the E-Cell truck, Fuso reps say this product is still coming along in development but is slated to be released to the Japanese market by 2017, followed by North America.
August 28, 2015* - “Is she still gonna love me? I’m not the same guy she married,” thought powerline worker Paul Hebert of his newlywed, Lorraine, as he finally returned home from the hospital after suffering the explosive wrath of 14,400 volts on a cold winter day. But that was just the start of his terrible journey...
June 19, 2015 - EBMag recently returned from the grand opening celebration of Acklands-Grainger’s new distribution centre in Caledon, Ont where we toured the 35,000 sf facility and learned more about the centre’s role for the company.
... and it needs mechatronics-masters. May 21, 2015 - Tony Varga, president of Rittal Systems Ltd. in Canada, recently took the time to give us his thoughts on the promise of Industry 4.0, and the people who are needed to make it work.
A phony designer purse is one thing, but a non-authentic circuit breaker on a hospital life support system is quite another. For the Spring 2015 issue of Distribution & Supply, our cover feature explores the phenomenon of counterfeit electrical products in Canada.
April 16, 2015 - “I dropped out of university after one year—I was bored stiff—and started in the warehouse and ended up running a $2-billion business,” said Harald Henze, the recently retired vice-president and general manager of Wesco Distribution Canada LP while accepting Electro-Federation Canada’s 2015 Industry Recognition Award.
April 1, 2015 - While at Siemens Canada’s “Tough is Coming to Town” March 2015 debut of solutions for industrial applications—the Digital Factory—EBMag learned of the so-called fourth Industrial Revolution a.k.a. Industry 4.0. Interestingly, we learned how Industry 4.0, Siemens and—of all things—the Mars rover Curiosity are interconnected.
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