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    • August 01, 2009

      BRADY CANADA is pleased to announce the promotion of Melanie Toulmin to the position of Branch Development Manager for Central/Southwestern Ontario. Melanie joined the company over 10 years ago, and has held the position of Marketing Communication Manager for the last 7 years.

      In this new position, Melanie will be making visits to all distributors in Central and Southwestern Ontario. She will be responsible for new product launches, developing various promotional programs within the branches and delivering the communication of all Brady Canada business to the distributors.

    • July 20, 2009

      GE CONSUMER & INDUSTRIAL is pleased to announce a new partnership with Carbon Controls Ltd, a Calgary-based distributor of instrumentation and control equipment. As exclusive supplier for GE’s Drive product line in Alberta and Saskatchewan, including the new AF-6 Series AC Drive, Carbon Controls Ltd will also represent other GE Electrical Distribution products including variable frequency drives, motor control centers, harmonic and line/load filters, motors, transformers and switchgear.

    • July 19, 2009

      MAGNA ELECTRIC CORPORATION is pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Toronto, effective May 11, 2009, and headed by Ontario Regional Business Development and Engineering Manager, Bob Weitendorf, P.Eng .

      Bob has 30+ yrs of experience  in power, protection and automation and has worked directly for, and as a consultant to, Siemens, Wardrop Engineering, Gryphon Engineering, Elecsar Engineering, Elsag Bailey Automation, Hydro-One, Westinghouse and ABB.

    • June 10, 2009

      EATON, manufacturer of Cutler-Hammer® electrical distribution and industrial control products announces it will be presenting its PowerChain Management™ Seminar Series and product demonstration tour for Canada.  Select markets will enjoy the benefit of a series of seminars addressing issues critical to the electrical industry such as, power quality, power safety and electrical sustainability solutions. Eaton’s Mobile Solutions Trailer will be on hand at seminar events as well as tour stops at select Eaton facilities for customers to view the latest Cutler-Hammer series of Low and Medium Voltage product technology.

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  • Industry News

    Adam Dixon, a Meter Technician at Alectra Utilities, is headed to Pyeongchang, South Korea as a member of the Canadian sledge hockey team at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

    The non-energy benefits of lighting have long been the focus of the National Lighting Bureau. Established in 1976, the not-for-profit lighting-information service was created to advocate for “High-Benefit Lighting®”; i.e., energy-efficient lighting that is designed to increase worker productivity, reduce visual errors, increase safety, improve security, and attain a variety of related benefits with significant bottom-line values, as documented in an array of case histories available free on the Bureau’s website.

  • Keeping Current

    Zane Yakiwchuk      Greg Chapman

    STANDARD announces the appointment of two new sales managers for Western Canada.

    Zane Yakiwchuk has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager for Western Canada. In addition to leading sales in Alberta and the Midwest, Zane will be responsible for the British Columbia market. Many of STANDARD's customers have Trans-Western operations and we believe we can work in a more aligned fashion to develop and execute strategic initiatives that will drive mutual growth. Zane has a long history with STANDARD, starting in 2004 as a Lighting Specialist in B.C. and then moving to Calgary in 2011 to become the Regional Sales Manager for Alberta. Based on his success in Alberta, Zane’s geographic region has been expanded to include Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Northwestern Ontario.

    VISCOR INC. Ontario Regional Sales Manager, Lori Bagazzoli, announce that Northwinds Corporation will be joining Viscor effective February 1st, as the company's new representative covering Northern and South-Western Ontario.

    Northwinds' sales force leverages over 100 years of combined experience in the province of Ontario and is committed to providing dependable solutions to an always-changing electrical industry. They are dedicated to fulfilling all the supply needs of the electrical distributor and contractor partners with the industry's finest manufacturers.

    Northwinds can be reached at 1-888-364-9121 or visit http://northwinds.ca.

    www.viscor.com

    MERSEN announced the appointment of Ali Julazadeh as Regional Sales Manager for Canada’s Central Region, effective October 23, 2017. Ali joined Mersen in March 2014 in the position of Solutions Engineer, PV Products. Ali recently earned his P.Eng. designation, holds a Bachelors and a Masters of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from Ryerson University in Toronto and is in the process of completing his MBA.

    Ali is based in Mersen’s Mississauga office and can be reached at 416.252.9371.

    www.mersen.com

  • Product Showcase

    Rittal, the leading supplier of reliable power distribution and backup systems, has introduced the new RiLine Compact system for compact power distribution in enclosures and small control cabinets.

    TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a development kit for its new LUMAWISE Drive LED Holder Type Z50, enabling luminaire designers to purchase a single unit for desktop testing, product evaluation and luminaire prototyping. Each kit contains an LED holder, a cable assembly and a thermal interface material.

    The versatile new Hilti task light SL 2-A22 packs a whole lot of illumination into a very small package. Put it on the ground, hang it by its integrated hook, or hold it in a free hand to put the light just where you need it to get the job done.

    The fully-adjustable LED panel rotates to provide 360 degrees to get the light where you need it and pivots so you can put 500 lumens of color-accurate white natural light exactly where you need it, while staying cool to the touch. A 3-position switch lets you select the right amount of light based on your needs.

    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 ABB/Sace Novomax air circuit breaker (ACB). The lightweight, portable CBS ArcSafe RSA-242 allows technicians to remotely close or trip an ABB/Sace Novomax ACB from a safe distance of up to 300 feet, well outside the arc-flash boundary.

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