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    • January 28, 2010

      Designed for a broad range of lighting applications, Bulbrite has introduced three new Specialty LEDs—the Wedge, JC Bi-Pin and Festoon, the latest additions to its full lines of Specialty lamps and light sources.  BULBRITE is a leading supplier of innovative, energy-efficient light source solutions and the premier educational resource for lamping technology.

    • January 25, 2010

      A  new series of slim-line GU24 compact fluorescent track fixtures that eliminate bulky ballast housings are now available from Nora Lighting.

      The fixtures utilize energy- efficient GU24 lamps, which are self-ballasted and offered in a range of wattages from 13W to 26W. This flexibility allows the user to select the desired wattage during or after installation.

    • January 21, 2010

      Operation Technology, Inc. (OTI), developer of the ETAP enterprise solution for electrical power systems, has announced that its newest release, ETAP 7.1, is now available as a downloadable demo on The new demo can be downloaded more quickly than previous versions due to a 50% reduction in file size. The fully-operating demo does not sacrifice any of the capabilities when it comes to exploring ETAP and its ability to improve the design, analysis, simulation, prediction, optimization, automation and control of power systems.

    • January 19, 2010

      Reel-O-Matic, Inc., a leading manufacturer of reeling and coiling machinery as well as linear measuring devices for wire, cable, wire rope, nylon rope and other flexible materials, is happy to announce their latest new product offering which is designed to give you peace of mind and to keep your customers happy with a quick and easy way to make sure that your measuring equipment is working accurately; Reel-O-Matic Calibrated and Certified Linear Measurement Testing Cables.


  • Industry News

    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.

  • Keeping Current

    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”.

    Stella Cammalleri         Céleste Tremblay

    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.

    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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