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    Hazardous Location Products & Equipment

  • Dec 20, 2017

    Emerson launched an innovative new line of power supply redundancy modules delivering more operational reliability than competitors' modules, and ensuring additional protection against critical power failures in hazardous locations and harsh industrial environments.

    Nov 13, 2017

    Emerson announced a major upgrade of its Appleton™ Mercmaster™ LED series, the most trusted LED luminaries for harsh industrial and hazardous environments. Building upon legacy features and setting an even higher bar for lighting versatility, the new Mercmaster Generation 3 LED offers four light distribution patterns, seven lumen output levels, expanded color temperature options, and a wide choice of replaceable globes and mounts.

    Dec 07, 2016

    Weidmuller expands their Klippon® TB (Terminal Box) range of hazardous area steel enclosures with the introduction of three new versions¬– the MH (Multi-Hinge), QL (Quarter-Lock) and FS (Fixed-Screw).

    Jul 17, 2016

    Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has developed a single non-incendive barrier module for virtually any type of signal, enabling engineers to eliminate the explosion-proof enclosures and conduit in Class 1, Division 2 environments.

    Mar 17, 2016

    Legrand, a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, today announced another addition to its IEC 309 industrial product line with its new non-fusible safety switch.

    Mar 15, 2016

    Heavyweights in durability, yet sleek in design, MaxLite’s new series of LED Hazardous Location fixtures is designed to meet the challenges of lighting environments where safety and efficiency matter most.

    Feb 17, 2016

    Hazardous Location Enclosure Coolers from Vortec protect electrical and electronic enclosures, keeping them cool and clean in the dirtiest, hottest environments. With their sleek, modern design, Vortec’s coolers are a low cost alternative to expensive, high maintenance air conditioners. HazLoc Vortex A/C Coolers are designed specifically for purged electrical enclosures in Class I Div 2, Class II Div 2, Groups F&G and Class III locations while the ATEX Vortex A/C Coolers are designed for purged electrical enclosures in ATEX Zones 2 and 22 and Temperature Class T4 areas.

    Feb 17, 2016

    Appleton Group, a business unit of Emerson has recently launched an all-new online parts catalog for their line of Appleton® hazardous and industrial location LED illumination products. The catalog enables users to configure their specific Appleton product and download in the CAD or document format they prefer.

    Sep 14, 2015

    APEM, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of human-machine interface products, brings you the newest option to the Q Series Indicator range: the 16mm Secret-Until-Lit LED indicator.

    Jun 01, 2015

    Power management company Eaton recently introduced its new 316 stainless junction box from its Crouse-Hinds business.


  • Industry News

    Toyota Canada today took an important step towards the future of sustainable mobility in Canada, announcing that the Toyota Mirai – powered by hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrain technology – is coming to

    With its sustainable development strategy and diverse natural resources, Canada is today the 4th leading country in the world for clean energy adoption with two thirds of its electricity generated by renewable resources[1]. To help meet Canadian federal regulations requiring a 50% reduction in coal emissions by 2030 and Nova Scotia regulations requiring 40% renewable energy by 2020, Nexans has installed North America’s longest submarine electricity cables as part of the Maritime Link Project conducted by NSP Maritime Link Inc. (NSPML), an indirect subsidiary of Emera Inc.

  • Keeping Current

    BJ TAKE Vice President of Sales, Doug Wilson, announces that they have partnered with A.M. Agency in Alberta and Next Inc., headquartered in the maritime provinces, to bring its LED lighting products to the Canadian market.

    Doug explains “the significance of these partnerships is that prospective customers in Alberta and the maritime provinces can enjoy the energy-efficient lighting solutions offered by BJ Take while experiencing some of the best customer service in the industry”. He continued, “Canadian manufactured LED lighting products are important to both our environment and our economy. By buying a Canadian made product you are bolstering our economy while having access to local manufacturing that is both flexible and offers short lead times”.

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    STANDARD PRODUCTS announces the addition of two new Account Managers to its Montreal Sales Team.

    Stella Cammalleri joins STANDARD with more than 12 years experience in customer service, and a year in the lighting industry. "The addition of Stella will be a great addition to the Montreal Sales Team and will help the company maintain a high level of customer satisfaction," said STANDARD.

    STANDARD also welcomes Céleste Tremblay to its Montréal Sales Team. With more than 15 years of experience in customer service, Céleste will be a great help in building and maintaining relationships with existing and future customers.

    BJ TAKE recently announced that Upper Canada Industries will be taking over the Toronto territory. Vice President of Sales, Doug Wilson explained “the Toronto market represents a major portion of the Ontario marketplace and as such needed to have local customer service that specializes in distributor and specifier relations”. In addition to Central Ontario, Upper Canada Industries will focus on capturing a larger marketshare of the energy-efficient lighting industry in Toronto.

  • Product Showcase

    BlockMaster Electronics, Inc., a leading supplier of terminal blocks for electrical and electronic distribution, announces a new extension to its existing line of High Output Power modular feed-through terminal blocks, designed specifically for DIN Rail or panel mounting. The new 3-pole high-power block is rated at 90 Amps and 600 Volts for electrical applications in power panel distribution.

    Emerson launched an innovative new line of power supply redundancy modules delivering more operational reliability than competitors' modules, and ensuring additional protection against critical power failures in hazardous locations and harsh industrial environments.

    Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, is expanding its continuum of LED retrofit solutions with its EVERLINE® LED Professional Retrofit Kit (PRK). The pan-style fixture retrofit kit is designed to replace existing fluorescent solutions including prismatic troffers, direct/indirect luminaires, volumetric luminaires and parabolic luminaires.

    CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its remote switch actuator (RSA) for the Square D Type QMB Safelex 2000 A panelboard switch (PBS). The lightweight, portable CBS ArcSafe RSA-134H allows technicians to remotely close or trip a Square D PBS from a safe distance of up to 300 feet, well outside the arc-flash boundary.

  • Product Safety Alert