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    UPS & Backup Power

  • Dec 20, 2017

    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.

    Jun 08, 2017

    Power distribution specialist ide Systems has launched a new generator connection point (GCP) to mitigate downtime caused by mains power failures. The product, which is ideal for office buildings, healthcare facilities and retail blocks, allows backup generators to be quickly and easily connected in the event of an unforeseen electrical failure.

    Apr 12, 2017

    Briggs & Stratton Corporation introduces a new durable and corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure for its standby generator systems, specifically designed to withstand extreme weather conditions, including hurricane-force winds up to 175 mph.

    Feb 14, 2017

    Emerson, a leading supplier of power quality solutions under the SolaHD brand, introduced the SDU AC - A Series of DIN Rail 120VAC and 230VAC UPS, bringing a higher standard of performance to industrial power protection.

    Jan 13, 2017

    Briggs & Stratton Corporation has brought to market the first Bluetooth-enabled portable generator available for purchase. The Briggs & Stratton 8,000 Watt** Elite Series™ Portable Generator with StatStation® Wireless featuring Bluetooth technology is now listed on Amazon.com and HomeDepot.com.

    Jan 03, 2017

    Briggs & Stratton Corporation is expanding its line of standby generators to support the light commercial and large residential markets by offering a line of high-quality, durable and reliable units ranging in power from 80kW1 to 200kW1.

    Oct 20, 2016

    In critical facilities, uptime is essential. When main power becomes interrupted, these applications depend on backup systems to ensure crucial equipment remains up and running. Not all mission-critical facilities are the same, though, and neither are their backup power needs. Adding to its extensive set of offerings, today, GE unveiled a new series of flywheel uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems.

    Jun 20, 2016

    Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today introduced Galaxy VX™, a highly efficient, easy to deploy, compact three-phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with flexible operating modes for large facilities, data centres and business-critical applications.

    May 11, 2016

    Briggs & Stratton Corporation® is phasing out its GE Generator Systems line of standby generators and replacing it with a new premium line of generators called Briggs & Stratton Fortress™ standby generator systems, sold exclusively through Briggs & Stratton’s dealer network. As of June 1, Briggs & Stratton will no longer produce GE branded products, however, dealers can still count on the trusted service and support from Briggs & Stratton on any previously sold GE products.

    Mar 27, 2016

    Adding to its global platform of TLE Series uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), GE’s Critical Power business introduced a new TLE Series CE UPS product line for low- to mid-power applications.

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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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