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    • August 23, 2021

      GERRIE ELECTRIC WHOLESALE LIMITED, one of the largest independent electrical distributors in Canada, announces the appointment of Scott Currier to the position of Vice President Finance and Operations.

      Scott has 20+ years experience in finance & operations, having held a variety of roles at various organizations, his most recent being Chief Financial Officer at Hexagon Canada and MSC Software Americas. During his tenure there he directed the newly acquired Canadian operation through post-acquisition integration with the global entity of Hexagon AB.

    • August 20, 2021

      DESCHENES GROUP INC. President, François Deschênes, announces the retirement of Éric Patry, Vice President and General Manager of Deschênes & Fils, effective August 27, 2021.

      Éric started his career at Deschenes Group in 2002 in the position of Vice President, Purchasing and Logistics. In 2006 he assumed the position of Vice President and General Manager of Deschênes & Fils – Québec.

    • August 20, 2021

      MUNDEN ENTERPRISES welcomes Thane Robb to the team. In his new role of Inside Sales, Thane, a recent graduate from Holland College with a diploma in Business Administration, will be working out of the Munden head office in Bedford Nova Scotia.

      Munden Enterprises is very pleased to have Thane as part of their team and Thane is very excited to begin promoting the company and its manufacturing partners.

      Thane can be reached at 902.405.8545 or by e-mail at

    • August 20, 2021

      LEVITON CANADA announces the promotion of Jean-François Gravel to the position of Sales Director for Quebec and Atlantic, effective August 16, 2021.

      Jean-François has been in the electrical industry for his entire career. Over the years, he has had many roles, starting with a summer job as a warehouse employee, followed by various roles including, counter sales, inside sales, buyer, branch manager and sales representative. His 20 years of experience in the electrical industry has been both at the distributor and manufacturer levels.


  • 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

    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

    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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