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    • July 26, 2021

      NATIONAL ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (NEMA) announced that Debra Phillips will be the next President and CEO of NEMA.

      Debra joins NEMA from the American Petroleum Institute, where she led the Standard-setting, revenue-generating businesses and global operations division as Senior Vice President of Global Industry Services. Debra previously served as Vice President of Sustainability at the American Chemistry Council and earlier in her career held director and engineering positions in private-sector chemical and manufacturing companies.

    • July 22, 2021

      CATALYST SALES & MARKETING announces the recent additions of two new employees to their team.

      Andrew Smardon joins Catalyst as the company's new Renewable Energy Specialist. Andrew will be responsible for designing residential and commercial solar systems, managing projects from conception through to the delivery cycles, as well as being our resident expert in electric vehicle charging and infrastructure.

    • July 16, 2021

      OUELLET GROUP INC. announces the acquisition of Innovair Corporation, a major supplier of air conditioning and heat pump equipment in Latin America and the United States.

      "This new acquisition allows us to grow further and develop new markets," said Martin Beaulieu, President "It also helps us to consolidate our position as a major player in the North American market while continuing to offer high-quality service and innovative products."

    • July 15, 2021

      SERVICE WIRE announces that Kerith Richards has been selected as one of tED Magazine’s prestigious “30 Under 35” winners. Kerith represents some of the best and brightest in the electrical industry today.

      A natural born leader, Kerith is an early trailblazer for young women in the electrical industry. She is successfully making a name for herself in this competitive space. She has a very unique dual role at Service Wire as a full-time sales rep in the U.S. Northeast and the regional sales manager for all ten Canadian provinces.

      Kerith has mastered the intricacies of working with international customers—understanding different product nomenclature, codes, and listings to ensure the right product is delivered on time.

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  • 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.

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    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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