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    • September 22, 2017

      NSi INDUSTRIES, LLC has recently hired Jorge Roman as Regional Sales Manager for Ontario. Roman comes to NSi Industries with over 20 years of experience in direct selling across the province of Ontario and Eastern Canada in the electrical industry. Jorge has established a track record for leading new business with and through a channel sales model that includes, electrical and industrial distributors, electrical contractors, independent rep agencies, and OEM Integrators.

    • September 20, 2017

      Lind Equipment is proud to announce that its President, Mr. Brian Astl, is the recipient of Canada’s 2018 Clean50 award for his work in driving the success of Lind Equipment’s proprietary LED Jobsite system of LED lights for the construction industry.

      Brian has been the leader of the LED Jobsite system since its founding in 2015. His leadership and vision has created a product that is changing the face of construction site lighting. To date, the LED Jobsite system has empowered contractors across Canada and the US to save over 58M kWh of electricity, 32,000 kg of waste, and 41,000 metric tons of CO2E. Additionally, the LED Jobsite system has saved countless hours of labor and dollars of materials.

    • September 20, 2017

      STANDARD PRODUCTS INC., President & CEO, David Nathaniel, has appointed new leadership through a group of well-known and respected STANDARD members – Kelly Hanson as President, Jason Prevost as Executive Vice-President, and Daniela Di Pietro as Executive Vice-President of Finance. All three have been with STANDARD for many years and will use their extensive knowledge and experience in their new capacities. Jason and Daniela will be partnering with Kelly in managing STANDARD’s operating business, thus allowing David, as CEO, to focus on seeking new strategic opportunities for STANDARD. These changes are effective January 1, 2018.

    • September 18, 2017

      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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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