BCIT now offers specific training for Industrial Electricians. Industrial electricians are employed throughout BC. They typically work in the pulp and paper industry, lumber mills, utility plants, manufacturing industries, and in the resource extraction and processing sectors. These industries are experiencing rapid growth and, as a result, industrial electricians are in high demand.
Microgrids, disruptive technology and cutting edge research were the topics of conversation as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Ryerson University and India-based Tech Mahindra Ltd. (TechM), a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering.
MANITOBA HYDRO-Electric Board has named Darren Rainkie as interim President and Chief Executive Officer as the Board continues its search for a new permanent President and CEO. Darren, currently Manitoba Hydro's Vice-President of Finance and Regulatory Affairs, and Chief Financial Officer, will add President and CEO to his responsibilities effective Friday, September 4.
Bill Fraser, Chair of the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board, said, "The search for a new President and CEO is proceeding well and we hope to have it completed within the next two months. Effective September 4, 2015, Darren will handle the duties until a permanent replacement is selected following the departure of Scott Thomson.
LSI INDUSTRIES INC. announces the appointment of Jay Matsueda as Senior Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications for the Lighting Solutions division. Jay will report to Shawn Toney, President of LSI Lighting Solutions. In his new role, Jay will lead Lighting Solutions Marketing in support of Sales, Product Management and C-level Executive goals toward company growth.
Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has created a corporate brand slogan to encourage the joint pursuit of activities with its customers that will create value and foster growth. The global rollout of this new slogan, Co-innovating tomorrow, is set for September 1, the 100th anniversary of Yokogawa’s founding.
Hubbell Canada announces its new USB Switch Combination Charger device, which features two-port USB charging along with a 15 amp switch.
This innovative device works in a single-gang opening to allow placement of USB charging capability in locations typically reserved for switches, such as near countertops, desktops, or vanity areas. Installed in place of a traditional switch, the USB Switch Combination Charger device allows users to control lights or receptacles while also providing a convenient place to power electronics via USB.
Universal Lighting Technologies announces its new EVERLINE® Slimline2 High Density and Low Density LED Modules. EVERLINESlimline2 Modules are available for use in Class 2 lighting systems and provide application flexibility with varying length options.
Arlington’s 8x10 steel TV Box™ is the flexible solution to flat screen TV installations in new or retrofit work.
Ideal for theater system installations in a commercial setting, it installs horizontally or vertically for proper positioning of low voltage connections behind the TV and handles multiple connections - sound systems, satellite, cable TV, and more.
Businesses and residents in northern deep-freeze climates know just how difficult and necessary it is to keep your car in constant operating condition. Electrified parking lots are a must to keep block heaters running and vehicle engines warm. Vantera Incorporated manufacturers of the IPLC (Intelligent Parking Lot Control) have added the IP3 Pedestal to the product line.