SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is appointing Christophe de Maistre as Executive Vice President, Head of the Partner Projects Division within the Building Business. The Partner Projects Division is the historical core of Schneider Electric with a focus on Low Voltage electrical power distribution products, equipment and solutions.
Christophe brings 25 years of experience and has held various senior management positions in China, Germany and France. As part of his career, he managed several Automation and Drives Business in China became Vice President for Siemens Building Technology in North-East Asia in 2008, and Senior Vice President for the Converteam Asia-Pacific Zone before his last assignment as the CEO and President for Siemens France since 2011.
SONEPAR CANADA announces that Mike Spahr joined Sonepar Canada on September 5th, as its new Vice-President of Vendor Relations. Mike joins Sonepar Canada from Anixter, where he served as the Vice-President of Procurement and Supply Chain Solutions. Prior to his previous role, he held the position of National Logistic Program Manager at Anixter.
Pierre Pinsonnault, who held the position in the interim, will be returning to his retirement. Due to his industry expertise, Sonepar Canada may assign Pierre with future short-term and non-permanent mandates.
Mike will be based out of Sonepar Canada's Brampton office and will be reporting directly to Francois Anquetil. Mike can be reached at 905.789.2369 or e-mail email@example.com.
CORE PRODUCTS CANADA LTD., a Toronto-based manufacturer of tier one commercial, industrial, and multi-residential LED lighting products announced that it is changing its corporate name to PREMISE LED INC. The name change reflects the company’s commitment to serve broader markets.
“For the past eight years, our growth has been fuelled by the tremendous support of our customers and now this success is drawing us into markets that we’ve never dreamed of,” said Nick Wagner, President and Co-founder of Premise LED Inc. “But in a lot of these new markets, the name CORE is already in use; so we decided to put what made us successful directly in our name: our premise of sticking to the main principles of how we do business so that we’d never forget how we got here.”
Weidmuller expands its u-remote Remote I/O product portfolio with two new IO-Link Master modules – IP20 and IP67. These new IO-Link Master modules use the IO-Link open standard (IEC 61131-9) serial communication protocol to connect and communicate data to and from sensors and actuators. This increased transparency down to the sensor-actuator level helps improve diagnostics and efficiency, increase machine availability, and reduce downtime.
Announcing the all-new PowerScout™ HD Series Multi-Circuit Power Meters. Designed to monitor multiple independent loads from a single meter, the PowerScout HD Series makes it easy to add many revenue-grade metering points without having to purchase, mount, wire and commission individual energy meters, resulting in lower overall installation and commissioning costs. The PowerScout HD solution provides revenue-grade accuracy in a wide variety of large building environments including data centres, hospitals, office buildings, campuses, retail centres, and industrial complexes.