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    Solon Manufacturing Company Introduces 2TC Smart Switch Monitoring System

    Solon Manufacturing Company’s Pressure Switch Division announces the release of the new 2TC Smart Switch Monitoring System.

    Flush Mount CW Switches Now with More Options Than Ever Before!

     Flush mount CW switches are the best looking, industrial-strength 22mm switches in the market.

    Prevent Unscheduled Downtime with smartMCC Technology

    Prevent unscheduled downtime with smartMCC technology. Fully-qualified refurbishment bucket assemblies are a good alternative for modernizing your systems – at a fraction of new build costs.

    EnOcean: New Ways to Harness Energy at the Press of a Button

    With the ECO 200, EnOcean is launching the third generation of its mechanical energy converters. Combined with the PTM 330 transmitter module the result is an entire system for batteryless wireless operations.

    Schneider Electric Introduces PowerPact™ with Micrologic™ Circuit Breakers for Facility-Wide Energy Management

    Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, announces the introduction of PowerPact™ with Micrologic™ Moulded Case Circuit Breakers.

    All-In-One PAC RTU Controller Module

    Schneider Electric’s M340 PAC now features a new module with embedded RTU features such as an embedded DNP3 communications protocol and battery-free, extended temperature range operation, making it ideally suited to applicat

    New Opto 22 Energy Monitoring Appliance Helps Customers Track and Reduce Energy Consumption

    Opto 22 has introduced the OptoEMU Sensor™—the first component of Opto 22’s packaged, networkable OptoEMU™ system—which lets small- to medium-sized commercial and industrial customers gather energy cons

    WAGO “ETHERNET 2.0” Programmable Fieldbus Controller

    WAGO Corporation’s high-speed 750-881 “ETHERNET 2.0” Programmable Fieldbus Controller processes 1000 instructions/235 μS.

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    Power management company Eaton has announced tips aimed at helping professionals properly report counterfeit electrical products. The tips will assist professionals throughout the electrical supply chain with tools to recognize and report suspect products to ultimately help brands and law enforcement identify potential counterfeit product supply chains. Eaton developed these tips in response to results from its joint survey with the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC). Survey results...
    In an effort to continue to improve the safety of firefighters and the people they protect, the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) and the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) announced the completion of a new training program for firefighters. The program addresses safety considerations and fire fighting protocols for successfully fighting fires where photovoltaic systems are in place. The CanSIA - OAFC partnership began in April of this year when both organizations...
    UL (Underwriters Laboratories) announces that Canadian stakeholders, with the assistance of UL technical experts, are set to begin work on the development of an electric utility meter standard for Canada. The new standard will cover the electrical safety of electric utility meters, addressing a concern raised by multiple stakeholders across Canada. To facilitate an expedited process, the current Standard for Electric Utility Meters, UL 2735, already being used in both Canada and the United...
    Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, Wai Young, introduced a Private Members Bill that aims to amend the Criminal Code of Canada to better reflect the severity of interference with Critical Infrastructure including the growing problem of copper theft from electricity facilities. “The introduction of this bill is a significant development as we seek to actively deter copper theft,” said Jim Burpee, President and CEO of the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA). “Given the high price of...
    Industry Minister James Moore announced the passage of the Combating Counterfeit Products Act (Bill C-8) into law. Counterfeit and pirated goods are a growing threat to the Canadian and global economy. They undermine innovation, diminish brand integrity and threaten economic growth as well as the health and safety of Canadians. Under this new law, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will be able to take action to prevent illegal counterfeit goods from entering Canada's economy. CBSA will...

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    • January 8, 2015

      The new edition of CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety has been extensively revised and updated, with expanded criteria and guidance material. It has also been aligned with the changes and revisions to the 2015 edition of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I and in parallel with the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E. The 2015 edition of CSA Z462 reflects a major shift towards risk assessment, with new definitions that harmonize with other safety standards such as CSA Z1000 and Z1002. It also adds a considerable amount of resource material geared towards organizations seeking to make electrical safety an in...

    • January 14, 2015

      The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) announced today that it has designated Hydro One Networks Inc. (“Hydro One”) a Sustainable Electricity Company™ for its commitment to sustainable business practices.

      Hydro One, only the fourth electricity company to receive this designation, is the largest electricity transmission and distribution company in Ontario, with $21.6 billion in total assets.

      The Sustainable Electricity Company™ designation, established by CEA for utilities across Canada, acknowledges success against the three foundational pillars of sustainability – environmental, social and economic performance. It requires utilities to establish an Environmental Management System consistent with the ISO 14001 standard and meet the actions and expectations under the I...

    • January 13, 2015

      Independent tests performed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) at the request of two Sensus customers have confirmed that the Sensus Generation 3 iCon A 2S remote disconnect electric meter is in compliance with its latest safety standards. UL is a leading organization for testing, certifying and validating electric meters.

      In a news release by SaskPower issued December 17, the utility wrote that the meters “were subjected to the performance requirements in the newest industry standard, the UL 2735 Standard for Safety for Electric Meters, and the meters were found to comply.”

      The City of Medicine Hat asked UL to perform di...

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    • January 13, 2015

      GREENLEE announces the launch of its new website dedicated to the Greenlee Communications product line at www.greenleecommunications.com. The new site will support its diverse product portfolio as it expands into new technologies. “We felt it necessary to develop one site where our customers could...

    • January 12, 2015

      FUSETEK announces the appointment of Laplante-Ricard & Associés as its sales representatives for the Quebec and Ottawa Valley markets. Laplante-Ricard & Associés bring a great amount of experience and market knowledge to support their efforts in the territory. Fusetek is very excited to have them on board and pleased to have them join the Fusetek family. Join Fusetek in welcoming Marc Laplante, Denis Ricard and the rest of the Laplante-Ricard team. Laplante-Ricard and Associés can be contacted at 450-670-3958 or visit www.laplante-ricard.com.


    • January 12, 2015

      FUSETEK announces the appointment of Jarrod Pridham as Ontario Regional Sales Manager. Jarrod is a graduate of St. Lawrence College as an Engineering System Engineering Technician. He has an extensive background in the electrical industry as a sales representative and has shown significant growth managing two large sales territories. Jarrod will be responsible for all sales and sales representatives in Ontario and will report directly to the National Sales Manager.


    • January 12, 2015

      CALPIPE INDUSTRIES, INC. announces the hiring of Jebco Agencies, Inc. to represent its brands Calbrite, Calbond, and Calconduit in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Western Canada. Jebco is a well-established organization that recently celebrated 25 years of excellent service to a variety of industrial markets and maintains offices in Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Regina to serve its customers throughout the provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Western Ontario. “We are excited to announce this new and expanded partnership with Jebco Agencies, Inc,” Jim Johnson, Calpipe’s VP Sales & Marketing said. “Jebco is one of the finest agencies and we are very grateful for the opportunity to work with...

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    • January 12, 2015

      Greenlee® / A Textron Company continues to drive efficiency and innovation with its new Compact Field Office that allows users to have real time information when they need it. With enough space to install a flat-screen monitor, computer system, and other electronic office equipment into one compact storage unit, contractors can use electronic prints instead of struggling with big, often out-of-date, paper... read more

    • January 12, 2015

      Honeywell expanded its line of HDZ Series PTZ cameras by adding analog technology that gives companies more affordable options to augment their video surveillance systems. The newest analog HDZ PTZ camera offers image quality and features comparable to the line’s IP cameras, including indoor/outdoor zoom and 360-degree capabilities.

      Ideal for mid-range to high-end facilities across a range of industries, the HDZ Series... read more

    • January 11, 2015

      MaxLite releases its second generation of LED Pendant Round HighBay fixtures, engineered with increased efficacy, two distribution options and new dimming capabilities, to meet the challenges of high ceiling lighting applications.

      The new 150-watt Pendant Round HighBay with narrow beam distribution delivers 14,969 lumens and an efficacy of 96.7 lumens per watt (lm/W), a 20 percent increase over previous models. With... read more

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