IDEAL continues to recognize the essential work electricians are doing during this global crisis. While the annual IDEAL® National Championship has been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak, the ‘Stay Wired to Win’ program aims to keep the electrical community engaged during this time with a series of monthly at-home challenges designed to keep electricians' competitive spark going until the 2021 IDEAL National Championship.
Boralex Inc. announces that it has completed the approximately $805 million refinancing over 16 years for its 230 MW Niagara Region Wind Farm (NRWF) in the Niagara Peninsula, Ontario. NRWF was commissioned on November 2, 2016 and is held in partnership with the Six Nations of the Grand River Indigenous community. Boralex operates the site and has a 50% stake in the farm.
SOUTHWIRE COMPANY announces the acquisition of Madison Electric Products LLC, a manufacturer of high-quality and innovative electrical components and accessories.
Madison Electric, headquartered in Solon, Ohio, has been operating privately for 90 years. They have developed a diverse portfolio of over 2,400 standard and proprietary products used in the installation of residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems. Adding the Madison products to the Southwire portfolio will better serve its customers by offering an even greater choice of products combined with the company's existing wire, tools, equipment, components, lighting, and temporary power solutions.
MUNDEN ENTERPRISES welcomes Mitch Deware to the Munden Enterprises team. Mitch will be working out of the company's Bedford NS office in the role of Sales.
A recent graduate from Acadia University, having earned a bachelor’s degree in Community Development, Mitch brings with him the skills necessary to become an experienced planner and moderator.
"Mitch is a very personable individual with a natural ability to create lasting relationships," said Tony Munden, President. "We are very pleased to have Mitch as part our team. He will be a big asset to our customers and manufacturer partners alike."
Mitch can be reached on his cell at 902.405.8545 or e-mail email@example.com.
HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS), the leading and largest manufacturer of dry-type transformers in North America, announces the addition of Matt Kovara to the newly created position of Power Quality Sales Manager.
Matt comes to HPS from Power Quality Components where he served as National Sales Manager. He will be working to drive sales specifically in HPS power quality products and his experience, knowledge, and skills will be a valuable addition to the HPS Sales Team.
LEVITON LIGHTING CANADA Central Region Sales Manager, Lori Bagazzoli, announces the appointment of Lightspec Canada to represent ConTech Lighting in the Toronto Market.
From their new Toronto office, Lightspec Canada, a sister company of Lightspec LLC in upstate New York, will now represent Leviton’s ConTech Lighting brand and create demand for ConTech’s full line of architectural track lighting, downlight, tapelight and pendant solutions in the Toronto Region.
Lightspec’s past experience, market leading presence and large team of lighting experts will now service the Toronto lighting market," said Lori. "We look forward to working closely with Lightspec Canada to drive growth and brand awareness for Leviton’s ConTech Lighting brand."
FLIR Systems, Inc. announced the TG165-X MSX® Thermal Camera for electrical contractors, machine technicians, facilities maintenance engineers, home inspectors, and HVAC professionals. Engineered for tough work environments, this upgrade to the popular TG165 provides an all-in-one diagnostics tool with a spot temperature gun and thermal imager, enhanced by FLIR’s patented Multi-spectral Dynamic Imaging (MSX).
Megger now offers a digital low resistance ohmmeter that can deliver reliable results when using long test leads. The DLRO2, a 2 Amp handheld tester, is ideal for use in production line testing and industrial applications. This robust and intuitive handheld instrument offers a ‘difference meter’ that allows for quick data comparisons.
Electrical workers searching for versatility with a multi-functional tool to cut wire, crimp connectors and punch electrical panels now have a practical option with the new Greenlee GRE-6 Interchangeable Head 6-in-1 Cable Termination Tool, powered by a Makita® battery. The GRE-6 is a 6-ton hydraulic tool with six interchangeable tool head options and is backed by the Greenlee Gator® seven-year warranty.
Schneider Electric Solar announced the launch of Insight, its new powerful yet simple energy management platform for residential and commercial users. It is available through their local, cloud, and mobile interfaces.
Digital technologies have been transforming energy management. Digitalization utilizes communications technology and data to generate in-depth analysis, help better decision-making, and automate or control operations intelligently at a site level.