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    Keeping Current

    • January 07, 2010

      EATON Vice President & General Manager, Steve Boccadoro, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Amir Messih to the position of Plant Manager, Low Voltage Control Assemblies, Airdrie, Alberta.  Amir will lead both of our Airdrie and Calgary operations based out of our production facility in Airdrie, Alberta.

    • January 06, 2010

      SOLA CANADA LIGHTING & POWER INC. General Manager, Michael Gamble, announces the appointment of a new agency partnership for the Northern Ontario and Ottawa Valley market. Electratek Sales Ltd. is appointed as exclusive sales agents for SOLA Canada.

    • December 22, 2009

      POWER SURVEY INTERNATIONAL announces it has moved it’s headquarter to a new 30,000 square foot plant. Power Survey has been in a growing mode in the last years and had to address the growth by renting 2 more factories located throughout Montréal. Now with all 3 factories under one roof will allow Power Survey to better serve its customer, allow for continuous future growth and increase it manufacturing capabilities. Power Survey will still continue its successful geographical growth throughout North and South Americas, Africa, Middle East and the rest of the world. Power survey is a manufacturer of Low Voltage and Medium Voltage capacitor bank, harmonic filter, customized switchgear, customized MCC and cable simulator.

    • December 22, 2009

      LIND EQUIPMENT LTD., Markham, announces it has partnered with manufacturing representatives W.A. Hawkins in British Columbia. According to John Pannunzio, Electrical Sales Manager, it is important to Lind to have experienced, knowledgeable representatives to support the electrical distributors nationally. The addition of W.A. Hawkins in BC is the final link to having manufacturing representatives across the country representing Lind’s line of static bonding & grounding products, hazardous location lighting, industrial work lighting, and GFCI products.


  • 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.

    Click HERE for more information.

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