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    CommTech East

  • Apr 18, 2021
    Date: 
    November 02, 2021 to November 03, 2021
    Location: 
    VIRTUAL EVENT

    CommTech 2021 will be held Virtually November 2-3, and is celebrating its 16th season across Canada.

    Touted as the premium ICT show in Canada, COMMTECH offers trade shows with more than 80 vendors, distributors, manufacturers and industry associations from the ICT industry. Presentation opportunities for 20+ topics is available over the two day show.

    Who Exhibits

    Indoor and outdoor suppliers and industry associations from across North America and Europe showcase their products and services over two days. Industry professionals are easily accessible throughout the show to troubleshoot, provide ideas and recommendations to assist our attending companies to grow their businesses and efficiencies.

    Who Attends

    200-250 attending companies visit COMMTECH annually, partaking in more than 20 seminars, workshops, and live demonstrations. Attendees come from all sectors of the ICT industry, including internet, telephone, cable wireline, and wireless service providers, sub-contractors, engineers, as well as IT professionals from government, regulatory, municipal, utility, and various related industries.

    Giving Back

    We welcome Education Professionals who train today’s youth for tomorrow’s communications needs by providing complimentary entrance to industry-related Students.

    CommTech has also donated to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), DAMS (Downtown Auxiliary Mobile Services) a project of the  Inner City Women’s Initiative Society’s (Vancouver) primary program as well as to Cops For Kids in British Columbia and bursaries for the Kelowna Institute of Technology. Additional donations support the SCTE Ontario Chapter, Crohn’s & Colitis Canada, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, the Arthritis Society and Niagara Hospital Activity Book for Children who partner with Make a Wish Canada. CommTech also donated to the Red Cross towards the Fort McMurray Fire fund and the Humboldt Strong Community Foundation.

    Click HERE for more information or to register.

  • Industry News

    Hydro Ottawa announced that it will soon receive support to help distribute funding to eligible applicants for EV charging stations within the city of Ottawa boundaries.

    This funding initiative will provide up to 50 per cent of project costs for the purchase and installation of EV charging stations for:

    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) have entered into a teaming agreement to cooperate on engineering and procurement to support the design, manufacturing and commercialization of the BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR).

  • Keeping Current

    ETIM NORTH AMERICA announced that MERSEN, a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, joined the product classification standards organization.
     
    MERSEN, a leading player in the electrical power industry, with innovative solutions designed to optimize manufacturing processes in sectors such as energy, transportation electronics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and process industries, is joining other industry leaders including ABB, Eaton, Legrand, Appleton Group, Schneider, and Siemens as they build out the ETIM classification model to meet the terminology and product specific needs of the North American electrical industry.
     

    HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS), a North American based leader in the design and manufacture of standard and custom electrical dry-type and cast resin transformers and reactors, announced the appointment of Dan Davis as Power Quality Sales Manager, effective September 27th 2021.

    Dan comes to HPS after 20 years of Sales Management experience in his previous roles of Regional Sales Manager and Account Manager.

    For more information, contact Fred Rampone, U.S. Distribution Sales Manager, at frampone@hammondpowersolutions.com.

    www.hammondpowersolutions.com

    WESTBURNE Ontario announces that Richard Do will assume the newly-created position of Divisional Vendor Relations & Sales Operations Manager effective October 12th, 2021.

    In his Sales Operations capacity, Richard will continue to drive the evolution of Westburne's current sales processes and digital platforms through its sales leaders and account managers. Richard will also focus on continuing the development of a culture of transparency and execution within the sales function.

    As Westburne Ontario’s Vendor Relations Manager, Richard will focus on the development and disciplined execution of growth initiatives with Westburne's Advantage Program Partners.

    BARTLE & GIBSON CO. LTD., a Western Canada-based premier plumbing, heating and electrical distributor, announced Friday, October 1, 2021, a new regional partnership with Appleton, electrical solutions for industrial and hazardous environments, across its 31 branches in Western Canada.

    The Appleton brand has long been the hallmark for the protection of people and equipment while delivering reliable power. With Appleton’s products you can count on certified protection for any environment, from ordinary commercial settings to harsh industrial conditions, in any region of the world. Their fittings, lighting, and power distribution solutions are designed to operate without incident: because failure is not an option.

  • Product Showcase

    Cummins Inc. announces the new SD 20 diesel generator set for commercial mobile applications. The SD 20 is well suited for a variety of trailer and vehicle applications such as disaster relief, mobile medical, mobile command centers, ambulances, food trucks, utility boom trucks and many others.

    With a trim, modern appearance, Nora Lighting’s MAY LED track heads feature AC LEDs that do not require a driver, facilitating installation. The contemporary fixture is designed to illuminate display cabinets, shelves, art niches or dining areas in residential and commercial sites.

  • Product Safety Alert