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  • Apr 03, 2017

    Weidmuller announces that its “u-remote” distributed I/O platform meets the requirements for use in the demanding maritime and offshore sectors. u-remote has received certification from several classification agencies including DNV GL (formerly Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd), BV (Bureau Veritas), LR (Lloyds Register), and RINA (Registro Italiano Navale). This certification applies to most areas on a ship, including the ship’s bridge. Weidmuller’s u-remote offers the ability to improve the reliability and efficiency of ship and offshore automation applications.

    Mar 28, 2017

    EasyHeat, a trusted Emerson brand, is helping field engineers terminate self-regulating heating cables faster, cleaner and more cost-effectively with its new Low-Profile Quick Connections Kits.

    Mar 21, 2017

    SHAWCOR announces the introduction of a new cable accessory product line based on cold shrink technology that offers an effective solution to seal and protect cable ends from moisture ingress and contamination. The DSG-Canusa branded CSEC cold shrink end caps will provide electrical utilities and contractors with a tool free choice in the safe and reliable installation of end caps for utility or industrial type power cables.

    Feb 09, 2017

    Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has expanded its portfolio of revos rectangular connectors with the new revos IT Series split housing data cable feed-through connectors, which enable up to four pre-terminated data cables to be safely routed through a control cabinet or enclosure wall.

    Feb 03, 2017

    Save time and money with Arlington’s liquid-tight, concrete-tight fittings for PVC jacketed MC cable and Teck cable.

    Perfect for parking decks and high rise residential, these new, larger size fittings cover the widest cable range: 14/2 to 6/3.

    They’re the compact, economical solution to installing PVC jacketed MC cable and Teck cable.

    Nov 16, 2016

    The IDEAL LinearX® 3 Compression Hip Kit is a cost-effective, all-in-one solution to connecting F-Type, BNC and RCA compression connectors on coaxial cable. Quality made in the USA, the kit contains the essential tools needed to strip, cut and terminate coaxial cables, and is housed in a durable hip kit that can be worn comfortably on a belt.

    Nov 08, 2016

    Sherman + Reilly, a Textron Inc. company, continues to drive innovation with the release of the new Revolution Series T-1608 Bullwheel Tensioner.

    Nov 08, 2016

    TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announces its INSTALITE ZH-150 sleeving, a lightweight high-temperature, zero-halogen heat-shrinkable Raychem tubing for mechanical and electrical protection.

    Nov 02, 2016

    The VDV II cable verifier series from IDEAL Networks is helping network installers to keep productivity high and operational costs low when it comes to troubleshooting in voice, data and video cable installation. As well as delivering far more than just wiremap test results, VDV II can boost productivity by supporting up to 24 remotes.

    Oct 27, 2016

    Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has expanded the product range of revos MINI rectangular industrial connectors with a series of male and female contact inserts specifically designed to fit the revos MINI plastic and metal connector housings. The connector inserts are available with 5 or 12 poles, plus ground (PE) connection.

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  • Industry News

    The Government of Canada continues to strive to be a global leader in clean technology by positioning Canada at the leading edge of a changing economy and ensuring that Canadians are able to access the jobs of the future.

    Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has begun commercial operation of the 81.4 MW Upper Lillooet River run-of-river hydroelectric facility located in British Columbia. Innergex owns a 66.7% interest in the hydro facility and Ledcor Power Group Ltd. owns the remaining 33.3%.

  • Keeping Current

    ONTARIO ENERGY NETWORK (OEN) Chair, Grant Buchanan, announces that John Loucks will join the Association in the role of the new President of the OEN, effective April 1, 2017. After a period of transition, John will also assume the title of CEO of the Association.

    John has more than 30 years in the energy sector, beginning his career in engineering, conservation and technical service positions, first at the City of Calgary (now ENMAX) and then at Brampton Hydro. Loucks joined Napanee Public Utilities Commission as CEO (General Manager), then assumed the same position with Nanticoke Hydro-Electric Commission. Following that, John joined Brantford Power as Chief Operating Officer.

    HUBBELL CANADA Director of Sales and Marketing, HLI (Hubbell Lighting Inc.), Rick Blasl, announces the appointment of Dave Edgson as National Account and Controls Manager, HLI. With more than 19 years of experience in the Lighting and Controls industry, Dave will be responsible for developing and executing business strategies across Canada to drive sales in the Hubbell Canada – HLI Division. Dave can be reached at 416.570.5121 or e-mail dedgson@hubbell-canada.com.

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    STELPRO announced the appointment of Christopher Balleine as Sales Representative, Maritimes, responsible for the province of Nova Scotia, effective March 20, 2017. Christopher will assume his new role under the immediate supervision of John-Daniel Chabot, Director, Sales – Electrical – ATL./ONT./WEST.

    "Chris has been with Stelpro for 5 years working in the Customer Service Department," said John-Daniel. "He handled multiple tasks within the department allowing him to be involved in many different facets of the business. We are confident that Chris will prove to be a valuable member of our sales force."

    Teaming up with Jeffrey Balleine, a sales representative in the Maritimes, the two will give STELPRO a stronger presence in the market and help the company continue to grow.

  • Product Showcase

    Greenlee Textron Inc., a Textron Inc.(NYSE: TXT) company, introduces a new line of Next Generation tool bags. The innovative Next Generation bags are engineered to reduce strain on the user and withstand wear and tear. In addition, the two back packs allow for customization with a personalized name patch.

    Hilti’s expanded cordless portfolio of solutions and services just got a major upgrade with the introduction of the new Hilti 22 V CPC Li-ion Batteries — the first and only backwards compatible battery technology in the industry. Hilti is also introducing several new 22 V tools that harness the performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency of these new batteries, including the Cordless Hammer Drill/Driver SF 6H-A22 ATC, Cordless Impact Driver SID 4-A22, Cordless Drill/Driver SF 10W-A22 ATC and Radio Charger RC 4/36.

    CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces the SecureConnect™ Remote Operator for Allen-Bradley® CENTERLINE® 2100 Motor Control Centers (MCCs) equipped with SecureConnect, allowing technicians to operate the SecureConnect safety system from up to 300 feet away, well outside the arc-flash boundary.

    Weidmuller announces that its “u-remote” distributed I/O platform meets the requirements for use in the demanding maritime and offshore sectors. u-remote has received certification from several classification agencies including DNV GL (formerly Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd), BV (Bureau Veritas), LR (Lloyds Register), and RINA (Registro Italiano Navale). This certification applies to most areas on a ship, including the ship’s bridge. Weidmuller’s u-remote offers the ability to improve the reliability and efficiency of ship and offshore automation applications.

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