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    • August 21, 2017

      ZEKELMAN INDUSTRIES announces that American Tube Manufacturing has been officially renamed Atlas Tube – Birmingham. The change reflects the ownership position from the acquisition of American Tube Manufacturing in February 2017 and integration of the Birmingham plant into the Atlas Tube operating system.

    • August 18, 2017

      HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS) announced Rick Fassbinder as the new HPS West Regional Sales Manager as of August 14, 2017. Rick resides in Salt Lake City, Utah and has been in the electrical industry for a number of years, most recently as the West Regional Manager for Meltric. In his career, Rick has worked for electrical equipment manufacturers, an electrical rep, and an electrical distributor. Rick is also a licensed electrical contractor.

      "This is an exciting time as we continue to build the HPS team and position ourselves for long term growth. Rick will be a great addition to HPS and we would like to welcome him to the team," said Hammond Power Solutions.

    • August 18, 2017

      HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS), a North American leader for the design and manufacture of dry-type standard and custom electrical engineered magnetics, electrical dry-type and cast resin transformers, announced the appointment of Jay Tucker as Business Development Manager, as of Monday July 31st.

      Jay has a Degree in Electrical Engineering and he will transition from his current role with HPS as the Western Regional Sales Manager. Jay has several years of experience working for electrical manufacturers and a deep knowledge of building demand for HPS products. His previous skills will be an asset to the HPS Marketing team.

      www.hammondpowersolutions.com

    • August 08, 2017

      DREXAN ENERGY SYSTEMS INC. announces the appointment of Electrical Wholesalers Edmonton, Ltd. (EWEL) as the exclusive, authorized, stocking Master Distributor for all Drexan products throughout the Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. The  combination of Drexan’s unique, high-quality, innovative products and EWEL’s reputation for customer care and solid service as well as technical and market expertise is a powerful addition in addressing the demands of Western Canada’s industrial and commercial construction industries.

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    ACCEO Solutions Inc. (ACCEO) and Sonepar Canada, are partnering to better serve electricians and builders across Canada. The integration of Sonepar Canada member company products into the ACCEO Estimation software (formerly Expert Estimator) comprises significant benefits for these contractors.

    Connecting Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario's power grid will provide clean energy while making an important contribution to the health and safety of community members and boosting the First Nation's economic development opportunities.

  • Keeping Current

    ZEKELMAN INDUSTRIES announces that American Tube Manufacturing has been officially renamed Atlas Tube – Birmingham. The change reflects the ownership position from the acquisition of American Tube Manufacturing in February 2017 and integration of the Birmingham plant into the Atlas Tube operating system.

    Atlas Tube – Birmingham now stocks an expanded size range of HSS products ready for next-day delivery in the southeastern United States — from .5x.5 up through 8x8. Operations will continue out of its current location led by Tom Muth, president of HSS and piling at Zekelman Industries. "With a larger variety of HSS sizes available for faster delivery in the Southeast, and improved customer service, Atlas Tube – Birmingham complements our long-term strategy of continued growth in the HSS market," said Muth.

    HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS) announced Rick Fassbinder as the new HPS West Regional Sales Manager as of August 14, 2017. Rick resides in Salt Lake City, Utah and has been in the electrical industry for a number of years, most recently as the West Regional Manager for Meltric. In his career, Rick has worked for electrical equipment manufacturers, an electrical rep, and an electrical distributor. Rick is also a licensed electrical contractor.

    "This is an exciting time as we continue to build the HPS team and position ourselves for long term growth. Rick will be a great addition to HPS and we would like to welcome him to the team," said Hammond Power Solutions.

    www.hammondpowersolutions.com

    HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS), a North American leader for the design and manufacture of dry-type standard and custom electrical engineered magnetics, electrical dry-type and cast resin transformers, announced the appointment of Jay Tucker as Business Development Manager, as of Monday July 31st.

    Jay has a Degree in Electrical Engineering and he will transition from his current role with HPS as the Western Regional Sales Manager. Jay has several years of experience working for electrical manufacturers and a deep knowledge of building demand for HPS products. His previous skills will be an asset to the HPS Marketing team.

    www.hammondpowersolutions.com

  • Product Showcase

    Brady, a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, announced today the launch of the new Ultra Compact Lock Box. This new lock box is ideal for group lockout situations with multiple isolation points and employees performing maintenance activities on industrial equipment.

    Etech Instruments, a world leader in test and measurement tools, announced today the launch of the Extech MG320, a robust CAT IV 20GΩ/1000V insulation tester with integrated True RMS multimeter. The new MG320 is ideal for industrial predictive maintenance programs that include routine insulation testing of electrical and electronic equipment and cables.

    Greenlee Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company announces the addition of ITU-T Y.1564, multi-stream BERT and advanced loopback capability to its award-winning DataScout 10G line. The new advanced Ethernet test option enables certifying up to 16 unique Ethernet services per the ITU-T Y.1564 standard or in express multi-stream BERT mode. The new release also supports up to eight stacked VLAN and MPLS tags for each service plus an advanced loopback feature which can detect and control up to six remote devices simultaneously.
     

    Nora Lighting expands its low profile, surface-mounted Opal LED Series with the new AC Opal. The AC Opal does not require a driver and mounts easily over a standard J-Box, even pancake-type fixture boxes in retrofits or new construction.

    AC Opal measures just 7/8” deep by 7 ¼” wide. The low profile is ideal for bathrooms, laundries, utility areas, pantries, closets, showers and more. The fixture is dimmable and produces even illumination with 1050 lumen (15W) at 90+CRI.  A white polymer lens diffuser eliminates LED diode images.

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