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    Roughing In Products

  • Feb 05, 2018

    The Top Hat – High Volume Cover is an extension box and cover plate all-in-one, providing an extra 35.8 cubic inches of box fill. Keep your wires sticking straight out instead of maneuvering them into the box and save yourself time and energy.

    The Top Hat has full ULC approvals for the United States and Canada and is plenum rated. The Patent Pending design will work with any standard 4x4 junction box.

    Oct 13, 2017

    Arlington’s non-metallic MULTI PURPOSE BOX is the labor-saving solution to installing a fan, fixture or security camera inside or outside. There’s no need for time-consuming field modifications and it’s completely sealed so wiring stays dry. Supports fan or fixture up to 70 lbs securely in areas with open exposure to wind-driven rain and water spray.

    Use it anywhere you would install a gasketed wet- or damp-rated floodlight or accessory – pool screen enclosures, open porches, lanais, outdoor kitchens, eating areas, pavilions, and more.

    Oct 13, 2017

    Arlington’s recessed IN BOX ™ COVER KITS offer the best way to install a receptacle in their FLBC4500 floor box for new concrete (sold separately) and other manufacturers’ boxes.

    IN BOX is recessed and installs into the can so they look great – and reduce the trip hazard caused by plugs sticking out of the box. You can also have power and low voltage in the same box.

    Available with metal flanges in brass or nickel – And plastic in light almond, gray, caramel, black and brown.

    Oct 13, 2017

    Designed for TIME-SAVINGS and a neat, flush installation, Arlington’s DROP IN™ FLOOR BOX installs in MINUTES with a SINGLE hole saw!

    Brass or nickel-plated METAL COVERS with gasketed lids seat into a low profile, .040" thick PLATED STEEL flange that sits flush with the floor to prevent trip hazard. Oversized carpet rings for hiding cut ends of carpet sold separately.

    cULus Listed

    Oct 13, 2017

    Arlington’s Countertop BOX KITS with round plastic boxes and metal TRAPDOOR covers deliver a parallel installation and multiple options for the device in a countertop: an installed UL Listed tamper resistant decorator-style GFCI... a tamper resistant receptacle... OR a TR receptacle with two USB ports!

    Gasketed, brass or nickel-plated covers cover miscut openings, and close flush with the countertop, preventing damage to devices in the box. Easy, secure installation.

    Sep 25, 2017

    Arlington’s NEW FLBC4502 4.5" non-metallic concrete floor box has SIX conduit hubs and FOUR plugs.

    And the NEW REVERSIBLE FLBC4502LR leveling ring makes installing ANY 6” cover easier than ever on ANY 4.5” CONCRETE BOX. The screw holes on one side have a 3-1/2" hole pattern. On the other side it’s 3-3/8".

    Click HERE for more information.

    Aug 31, 2017

    Designed for TIME-SAVINGS and a neat, flush installation, Arlington’s DROP IN™ FLOOR BOX installs in MINUTES with a SINGLE hole saw!

    Brass or nickel-plated METAL COVERS with gasketed lids seat into a low profile, .040" thick PLATED STEEL flange that sits flush with the floor to prevent trip hazard.

    cULus Listed

    Click HERE for more information.

    Jun 07, 2017

    Arlington’s convenient fan/fixture pan box offers secure, joist-mount installation. It works with 1/2", and single or double 5/8" drywall – on furring strips or hat channel in new construction. For added convenience, the fan bracket installation screws in this 14.4 cu. inch pan box ship captive until ready to use.

    UL/CSA Listed - 2-hour fire rating

    May 05, 2017

    Our UL Listed STEEL FLOOR BOX KITS feature single or two-gang steel boxes with metal covers that deliver easy flush-to-the-floor receptacle installation.

    Gasketed brass or nickel-plated brass covers…
    • Fit our boxes and other manufacturers’ boxes
    • Prevent water intrusion
    • Include flip lids or threaded plugs that protect the box when not in use.

    May 05, 2017

    Easy to install, Arlington’s nail-on, non-conductive Vapor Box has attached gaskets that prevent air infiltration.

    Saves time! Nails ship captive; gasket material is pre-attached.

    Plus, the built-in gasketed flange has ultra-thin alignment tabs so there’s NO DRYWALL BULGE.

    • For single 1/2" or 5/8" drywall
    • UL Listed, UV rated
    • 2-Hour Fire Rating


  • 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

    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.

  • 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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