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    • April 23, 2021

      OMNI CABLE, LLC (OmniCable), located in Brampton, ON, is proud to announce it received IMARK’s 2020 Order of the Golden Maple Leaf Award in its first year eligible for the award.

      The Order of the Golden Maple Leaf Award is an annual award that is presented to all IMARK suppliers who meet the set requirements, including supporting members and participating in IMARK Canada’s marketing programs.

      "OmniCable would like to thank its partners. We could not have achieved this goal without the support of the IMARK members,” said Ian Rand, OmniCable’s Canadian Regional Manager. “We look forward to growing our relationships with IMARK members and achieving mutual success."

    • April 21, 2021

      ALECTRA congratulates Caroline Karvonen, Manager of Sustainability, for being recognized among Canada's Clean50.

      The Clean50 awards celebrate sustainability leaders from every sector across Canada who endeavor to facilitate understanding, collaboration, and innovation in the fight against climate change.

    • April 13, 2021

      OMRON AUTOMATION AMERICAS announces the promotion of Peter Brouwer to Vice President of Sales US/CAN. In his new role, Peter will be responsible for driving strategic growth initiatives and partner relationships to support the Omron mission and overall business objective - to provide comprehensive solutions and advanced technologies exceeding customer needs.

    • April 09, 2021

      SALES OUTSOURCE SOLUTIONS (S0S), a national Canadian-based manufacturers rep group, announces that Dave Klarer is joining Sales Outsource Solutions as Vice President of SOS’ Electrical-Datacom Division.

      Dave has been in the electrical and communications industry his entire career since graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1985 from McMaster University. Having held leadership roles in both distribution and manufacturing organizations, he understands channel to market and the successful synergy that can be formed through clear communication and shared goals and visions.

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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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