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    • June 14, 2021

      HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS) announces the appointment of Richard Vollering as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of HPS as of June 14, 2021. Richard will be replacing Chris Huether, who is retiring after a 35-year career at HPS. Chris will remain with the company until the end of 2021 to ensure a smooth and orderly transition.

    • June 11, 2021

      DALTCO ELECTRIC President, Peter Dalton, announces the retirement of John Wylie, VP Operations, effective June 30, 2021.

      Hired by Peter's father, John Dalton, in 1977, John has worked in numerous roles at Daltco Electric – from Inside Sales to Branch Manager and the last 20 years as VP Operations.

      "John has been a significant contributor to the company’s success, particularly in the financial and operational side of our business," said Peter. "John’s insight, experience and counsel will be greatly missed by myself and the team at large. We whole heartily wish John and his wife Angie all the best with the next stage of their life."

    • June 10, 2021

      LITELINE CORPORATION National Sales Manager–Canada, Steve McMullen, announces both a promotion within the sales team and the additon of two new members to the quotations department. Evan Sadofsky has been promoted from Business Development Manager to the newly created role of Regional Sales Manager and the company welcomes Tom Kukec and Marco Saraceno to the Canadian Team as its new Quotation Specialists.

    • June 10, 2021

      PLATINUM TOOLS®, the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination, and testing of wire and cable, announces it has entered into a supply agreement with Haar, Germany-based Softing IT Networks, GmbH.

      Intially, Platinum Tools will sell and distribute Softing’s NetXpert XG2 throughout North America. The NetXpert XG2 provides 10G speed certification over copper and fiber, and complete network testing over copper, fiber, and Wi-Fi systems.

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  • Industry News

    General Fusion is working with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories in a vital project to advance fusion energy technology. Through this collaboration, General Fusion and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories will develop tritium extraction techniques for use in commercial fusion power plants.

    Hydro One announced the completion of critical upgrades to its Hawthorne Transmission Station (TS), first commissioned more than 60 years ago. By replacing aging infrastructure and energizing five new transformers at the station, these upgrades will help drive economic growth by increasing the amount of available power and improving reliability to the region.

  • Keeping Current

    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."

    Owned by the Beaulieu family, with its head office in L’Islet, Quebec, Ouellet Group owns Ouellet Canada in L’Islet, Dettson Industries in Sherbrooke, Hazloc Heaters in Calgary, Nanjing Ouellet – a manufacturing plant located in China – and Britech in Toronto.

    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.

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES (CANADA) CORP. National Sales Manager, Sean Bernard announces a new partnership with Resilient Sales Corporation.

    Effective August 1st, 2021, Resilient Sales Corporation, led by its Principal Sean Atkinson, will serve as IDEAL's agency partner for the Northern Ontario region – servicing distributor partners within the region bordered by Bracebridge to the south, Algonquin Park/Quebec border to the east, Timmins to the North and Lake Huron/Lake Superior to the west.

    E.B. HORSMAN & SON announce that its Terrace branch moved down the street to a new building located on 2915 Molitor Street, Terrace on July 12th, 2021.

    The newly constructed 20,000 square foot building was custom-built to replace the 7,200 square foot location on 5000 Pohle Avenue. The building will also offer three commercial spaces for lease to local businesses.

  • Product Showcase

    Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) has a new addition to their line of power quality products – HPS Centurion P Passive Harmonic Filter.

    It is specifically engineered to mitigate harmonic currents created by non-linear loads. The initial product release has ratings from 5 to 500 horsepower. It improves power quality by simultaneously reducing harmonics and improving true power factor, resulting in an efficient and reliable solution.

    Get an easy, flush receptacle installation in new concrete with Arlington's FLB6230MBLR Cover Kit. It fits most manufacturers' 4-1/2" concrete boxes, including Arlington's FLBC4500 and FLBC4502 boxes. This LISTED kit includes a 6" brass cover with flip lids, gaskets, receptacle AND a leveling ring. Also available nickel-plated.

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