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  • Nov 07, 2017

    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.

    Jun 28, 2016

    Caterpillar Inc. today announced the launch of new Cat® DG Series gas generator sets ranging from 30 to 150 ekW for small commercial and municipal applications in North America.

    Featuring an updated package design, DG Series gas generator sets operate on natural gas or LP vapor, and they are available with optional sound-attenuated enclosures to efficiently dampen on-site noise and withstand exposure to the elements.

    Apr 21, 2016

    A leading global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technologies, Lenze Americas introduced the m550-P three-phase AC motor designed to achieve IE3 efficiency class in accordance with IEC60034-30 during MODEX 2016.

    Mar 13, 2016

    A leading global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technologies, Lenze Americas has launched a series of MCM synchronous servo motors that delivers intermediate-level dynamic performance.

    Nov 24, 2015

    Metallized Carbon Corporation, a global leader in the manufacture of oil-free, self-lubricating, carbon-graphite materials for severe service lubrication applications, announces that it produces Silver Metcar, a silver impregnated, carbon-graphite material useful for electrical applications that require low resistance, low voltage drop, and low electrical noise.

    Mar 10, 2015

    HELUKABEL, one of the world’s leading cable manufacturers, has added two new motor connection cables to its TOPFLEX product family – the TOPFLEX-EMV-UV-3 PLUS 2XSLCYK-J and the TOP

    Oct 28, 2014

    A new electrical power conversion technology for subsea power distribution requirements in the oil & gas industry that replaces hydraulic systems with efficient electric drive motors, actuators, and small cables has been introduced by Diversified Technologies, Inc. of Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.

    Oct 08, 2014

    Meltric Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial connectors including, UL/CSA switch rated plugs and receptacles, introduced today the DSN150 Series, which extends its popular DECONTACTOR™ line of switch-rated plugs and receptacles to 150A/75HP.

    Aug 22, 2014

    Variable-Frequency Drives often affect motor bearings by stray currents, and other issues generated by the drive. Service Wire’s patented VFD cable system, ServiceDrive®, is engineered to extend the life of motors and drives. This is accomplished by preventing and correcting a variety of problems commonly associated with ASD/VFDs.

    Jul 23, 2014

    Hammond Power Solutions is delighted to announce the launch of its new reactor, the HPS Centurion® R. This reactor provides a unique blend of improved performance and reliability while reducing the product footprint.

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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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