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    • May 14, 2021

      LEVITON announces that Dino Cosentino will retire on Friday, May 28th after 40 years of service with the company.

      Dino began his career with Leviton in September 1980, holding several key sales positions, including his current role as Sales Director, Eastern Canada. During these
      many years, no matter what position he held, Dino has always demonstrated a high level of professionalism and dedication towards his employees, colleagues and customers. Leviton wishes Dino a well-deserved retirement and thanks him for his contribution to Leviton's success!

    • May 12, 2021

      LITTELFUSE, INC., an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, announces the launch of a mining microsite focused on safe and reliable distribution of electrical power in mining operations.

      “This new mining-focused microsite centralizes resources to make it more convenient and efficient for mining professionals,” said Debra Jayson, Senior Marketing Manager, Littelfuse Industrial Business. “In the mining industry, hazardous conditions and safety are major focus areas. This microsite offers educational material, application information and solutions to help customers safely control and distribute electrical power in mining.”

    • May 12, 2021

      IPEX President & COO, Travis Lutes, announces the grand opening of two Distribution Centres in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

      These new Distribution Centres are modern, larger buildings, replacing two smaller locations in both regions. The Winnipeg Distribution Centre is a new build and significantly increases both warehousing and on-site yard space. The Dartmouth Distribution Centre has almost doubled in size and now also provides yard space for even more storage.

      These strategic openings enable the company to improve service by bringing more products closer to customers and end-users.

    • May 10, 2021

      INTELLIMETER announces a new partnership with RVE - Recharge Véhicule Électrique of Laval. This partnership will serve the growing need for EV Charging in buildings across Québec.
      “RVE is the benchmark across Canada and the United States for the development and implementation of effective and sustainable solutions facilitating the installation of charging stations for electric vehicles in homes and buildings.” says Alberto Quiroz, President at Intellimeter. “The addition of Intellimeter’s EVCMC to RVE’s portfolio positions RVE as the leader in energy management of EV Charging in Quebec.


  • 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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