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  • Nov 22, 2017

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES (CANADA) CORP. announces the introduction of Combination Drill Taps to our tool lineup. Combining the tasks of drilling, tapping and deburring into one, IDEAL® Drill Taps feature a tri-flute design, and Split Point Smoothstart™ Tip, similar to the popular IDEAL TKO™ Carbide Tipped Hole Cutters.

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    Nov 21, 2017

    The new Epson LABELWORKS PX LW-PX350 is a portable wire-marking, barcode and general-identification printer for creating custom and compliant labels up to 3/4" (18 mm) wide.

    Identify wires and equipment, organize tool cribs and storage bins, make safety labels, tag assets and more. With special-function hot keys and an automatic cutter, this easy-to-use label maker offers extraordinary flexibility and power at an extremely affordable price.

    The LW-PX350 allows users to quickly sequence numbers and letters commonly used for wire and cable identification.

    Nov 21, 2017

    The new Epson LABELWORKS PX LW-PX750 is a portable and PC-connectible label and barcode printer with exclusive time- and cost-saving features for creating custom and compliant labels up to 1" (24 mm) wide. The LW-PX750 comes with LABELWORKS PX’s unbeatable lifetime warranty.

    Organize tool cribs, identify storage bins, make safety labels, tag assets and do more with the LW-PX750. With application-specific hot keys for barcoding, asset management, mixed-length and half-cut labels, the LW-PX750 offers extraordinary flexibility.

    Nov 13, 2017

    Brady, a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, announced the launch of the Wraptor A6500 Printer Applicator. This new printer applicator features the same reliable performance as the previous Wraptor printer applicator with improved firmware and a new color touchscreen.

    Oct 20, 2017

    Digitize the entire measuring process with the new Hilti laser range meter PD-CS. Using an integrated laser module to capture and save measurements data directly onto photographs taken by its internal digital camera, the Hilti laser range meter PD-CS will help make contractors and site supervisors more productive, and eliminate the need for multiple devices — including paper and pencils.

    Oct 17, 2017

    Brady, a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, announced today the launch of the BradyPrinter i7100 Industrial Label Printer. This new industrial printer is optimized for printing on a variety of materials, including difficult-to-print-on materials, while maintaining high-precision print quality.

    Oct 10, 2017

    The new WAGO smartCUTTER automates cutting of marking material on the WAGO smartPRINTER. WAGO’s thermal transfer printer, already the fastest terminal block labeling system in the industry, is now even faster with automatic cutting.

    The compact smartPRINTER (Version 1.1) prints and cuts a wide range of marking materials for terminal blocks, cables or conductors and devices. Download the smartDATA brochure for information, and for more on the latest from WAGO, visit www.wago.us/news.

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    Sep 25, 2017

    Troubleshooting electrical systems can be time-consuming and potentially dangerous because it requires access to metallic contact points. The new Fluke® T6 Electrical Testers with FieldSense Technology make troubleshooting safer and more efficient by allowing electricians to take simultaneous voltage and current measurements — not just detection — without test leads.

    Aug 23, 2017

    Greenlee Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, launches the Workhorse, a versatile all-in-one bending and threading workstation, which allows the operator to eliminate wasted time spent moving between work areas. With quick and easy mobility, the Workhorse Bending and Threading Station can be transported with a bender and threader mounted from one location to another, eliminating need for set up.

    Aug 09, 2017

    Etech Instruments, a world leader in test and measurement tools, announced today the launch of the Extech MG320, a robust CAT IV 20GΩ/1000V insulation tester with integrated True RMS multimeter. The new MG320 is ideal for industrial predictive maintenance programs that include routine insulation testing of electrical and electronic equipment and cables.

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  • 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”.

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    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.

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    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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