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    EFC Day of Giving Raises $200,000 for Habitat for Humanity

  • Nov 18, 2021

    The generosity of EFC's members was felt during this year's Day of Giving campaign. On October 4th, World Habitat Day, the EFC Day of Giving initiative, was launched for member companies to help raise $100,000 in October of much-needed cash to help cover the costs associated with building homes for those in need.

    EFC participating members raised $200,000 in cash for Habitat for Humanity Canada and $600,000 in electrical product donations for the builds sites and Restores. Watch the video announcement with Russ Morgan, IPEX Group of Companies, John Jefkins, EFC and Julia Deans, Habitat Canada.

    Congratulations and thank you to all EFC members their support and generosity.

    Acuity Brands
    Ascot Capital Group
    CSC LED
    Daltco Electric
    E.C.S. Electric Cable Supply  
    Electrozad
    Graybar Canada
    Guillevin International
    Hammond Power Solutions
    Hubbell Canada
    Ideal Supply Inc.
    IPEX Group of Companies
    LEDVANCE
    Leviton Canada
    NAPCO Royal Royal
    Nexans Canada
    Ouellet Canada Inc.
    Rexel Canada Electrical Inc.
    Schneider Electric
    Shawcor
    Service Wire Company
    WESCO Distribution

    Learn more about how your company can get involved with EFC's Habitat for Humanity Canada program – https://www.electrofed.com/about/habitat/

  • Industry News

    TransAlta Renewables Inc. announced todathat its 206.4 MW Windrise wind facility (Windrise Facility) achieved commercial operation on November 10, 2021. The Company also announced that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Windrise Wind LP (the "Issuer"), has priced a secured green bond offering by way of private placement for approximately $173 million (the "Offering").

    Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is announcing it will work together with GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy to deploy a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) at the Darlington new nuclear site, the only site in Canada currently licensed for a new nuclear build. Leveraging a strong Ontario-based supply chain, this clean energy project will create jobs across the province and cement Durham Region's position as the clean energy capital of Ontario.

  • Keeping Current

    IDEA, The Industry Data Exchange Association, announces that Grace Technologies is syndicating its digital product content through IDEA Connector, providing trading partners with the most accurate and timely product data and marketing content.

    Grace Technologies is dedicated to making business easier for their customers. By syndicating through IDEA Connector, the manufacturer will have the ability to provide the most accurate, timely product data and marketing content to their trading partners. This minimizes order errors and returns.

    Authorized distributors will have real-time access to the product information they need to market and sell to their customers, and they can be confident that information is accurate and validated against industry standards.

    DELTA TRANSFORMERS announces the appointment of Mario Mongrain as National Sales Manager.

    With nearly 15 years of experience at Delta Transformer, Mario has held various positions and has risen through the ranks brilliantly. With his determination and his methodical and rational mind, Mario will undoubtedly be able to meet the new challenges that await him.

    Mario can be reached on his cell at 514.923.1878 or e-mail mario.mongrain@delta.xfo.com.

    TECHSPAN INDUSTRIES INC. President, Sean Dunnigan, announces the promotion of Anthony Zellermeyer to the position of Vice President Marketing – Electrical Division, effective immediately. Anthony had previously worked as Techspan’s National Marketing Manager.

    Anthony has been with Techspan since 2018. Altogether he has more than 18 years of experience as a marketing professional in the electrical industry.

    Anthony can be reached at Anthony.Zellermeyer@techspan.ca.

    www.techspan.ca

    MITSUBISHI POWER has appointed William A. “Bill” Newsom, Jr. President and Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. effective December 1, 2021.

    A 28-year power sector veteran, William has served in leadership roles at Mitsubishi Power for almost 18 years, most recently as Executive Vice President of New Generation Systems, which includes new turbomachinery and the company’s development of the hydrogen value chain. As President and CEO, William will focus on the company’s continued market leadership in new sales and servicing of power generation and energy storage solutions.

  • Product Showcase

    Rittal, a global manufacturer of industrial and IT enclosures, introduces the new Perforex MT 2201 automated milling terminal that enables accelerated throughput for enclosure modifications.
     

    Greenlee, part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, introduces the Pull Assist, a new industry-first puller accessory that increases the ease of completing pulls and helps by giving trade professionals the option to make their pull hands-free and consistent. This allows users to stay out of the danger zone while increasing productivity and decreasing strain and fatigue.

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