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    • December 22, 2009

      POWER SURVEY INTERNATIONAL announces it has moved it’s headquarter to a new 30,000 square foot plant. Power Survey has been in a growing mode in the last years and had to address the growth by renting 2 more factories located throughout Montréal. Now with all 3 factories under one roof will allow Power Survey to better serve its customer, allow for continuous future growth and increase it manufacturing capabilities. Power Survey will still continue its successful geographical growth throughout North and South Americas, Africa, Middle East and the rest of the world. Power survey is a manufacturer of Low Voltage and Medium Voltage capacitor bank, harmonic filter, customized switchgear, customized MCC and cable simulator.

    • December 22, 2009

      LIND EQUIPMENT LTD., Markham, announces it has partnered with manufacturing representatives W.A. Hawkins in British Columbia. According to John Pannunzio, Electrical Sales Manager, it is important to Lind to have experienced, knowledgeable representatives to support the electrical distributors nationally. The addition of W.A. Hawkins in BC is the final link to having manufacturing representatives across the country representing Lind’s line of static bonding & grounding products, hazardous location lighting, industrial work lighting, and GFCI products.

    • December 17, 2009

      As part of its commitment to providing "The Right Light" to the American outdoor lighting market, Schréder Lighting USA General Manager John Camp has announced that the opening of the new Manufacturing Facilities is planned for January 4, 2010. Schréder Lighting USA is a member of Schréder Group G.I.E., which is an international group that specializes in upscale, architectural outdoor lighting that is at the forefront of technological and aesthetic innovation.

    • December 11, 2009

      Shat-R-Shield, the leading and largest manufacturer of shatter-resistant lamps, is proud to announce the appointment of Tri-Tech Sales Associates as their new manufacturers rep agency in the eastern U.S. region.

      “With great anticipation, we look forward to working with the experienced staff at Tri-Tech Sales,” said Karen Ponce, Shat-R-Shield president.  “For over 24-years, their service to customers in the electrical industry is second to none.” 


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  • Keeping Current

    WAGO has named John Bukowski as its new Distribution Channel Manager of North America. John has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Technology and Automated Manufacturing from the ITT Technical Institute. Professionally, he brings a wealth of experience to WAGO having worked in technical sales for over 30 years in companies such as Eaton, Pepperl + Fuchs, Inc. and Schneider Electric.

    “I’m looking forward to having the opportunity to work with a team focused on growth with the Automation and Interconnect products and taking the great channel we have established and moving it to the next level,” said John. “Our success will depend on building a best in class channel model that drives demand for our products in the Automation, Electronics, Lighting and Contractor markets globally.”

    WAGO North America has appointed Shaun Nagi as Regional Sales Manager for British Columbia. Shaun brings both technical knowledge and a sales background to WAGO. He holds a Diploma in Industrial Instrumentation and Control and has extensive experience in sales; he worked for 4 years in Industrial Sales for WESCO Distribution, 3 years as an Automation tech for Associated Labels, and 2.5 years in Electrical-Hydraulic sales for PSI Fluid Power.

    “I am excited to work with the WAGO team to bring unique solutions to help solve our customers’ problems,” said Shaun. “My goals are to create strong relationships with my customers as well as our distributors, and to increase sales in my territory year over year.”

    LSI INDUSTRIES has announced the appointment of Ron Newbold as President of its Lighting Solutions division. Ron most recently served as VP of Brand Management at Hubbell Lighting and had been with Hubbell since 1997, with progressive leadership positions spanning strategic planning, marketing, sales, and engineering. He began his lighting career at Lithonia Lighting in 1990, serving in roles of increasing responsibility in manufacturing, procurement, marketing, and product management. Ron received a Masters of Science in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University.

  • Product Showcase

    WAC Landscape Lighting has introduced new Hardscape LED luminaires for a variety of exterior lighting applications. Designed to illuminate the outdoor space and wash away the darkness, the new Hardscape Luminaires feature Dual 2700K and 3000K CCTs and integral brightness control. The luminaires will enhance stone or rock columns and retaining walls, facades, rails, steps and other outdoor living areas.

    HELUKABEL, one of the leading global manufacturers and suppliers of cable, wires and accessories, announced today that their entire TOPSERV and TOPGEBER product portfolio of servomotor power and feedback cables are receiving a heat-resistance upgrade from 80°C to 90°C. The company is the first European manufacturer to obtain this certified UL style.

    CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces its single-application remote racking system (RRS) for General Electric Type EntelliGuard G air circuit breakers. The lightweight, portable CBS ArcSafe RRS-3 EntelliGuard G allows technicians to remotely install and remove the circuit breaker from a safe distance of up to 300 feet while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.

    Nora Lighting’s Multiple Lighting System series now features the new MLS Pull-Down LED Adjustable, which allows greater flexibility when illuminating retail or commercial displays. The trimless, recessed unit is suited for new construction, remodels or retrofits.

    Each MLS LED module can be adjusted in the housing or pulled down for precise aiming. The LED dedicated fixture is available in three configurations: one-light square and two- or three-light linear. Each lamp is independently adjustable and the fixture can be specified with 15° spot or 40° flood beam spreads.

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