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    • September 01, 2021

      Caterpillar Inc. announced that the company will begin offering Cat® generator sets capable of operating on 100% hydrogen, including fully renewable green hydrogen, on a designed-to-order basis in the fourth quarter of 2021. Additionally, later this year Caterpillar will launch commercially available power generation solutions from 400 kW to 4.5 MW that can be configured to operate on natural gas blended with up to 25% hydrogen.
       

    • August 31, 2021

      Illumisoft’s SaniLume UVC light fixture has been honored by an international technical society as an innovative and significant addition to the commercial lighting industry. The SaniLume upper room GUV fixture was selected to be part of the 2021 Progress Report published by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). SaniLume fixtures neutralize airborne pathogens as they pass through a germicidal UV (GUV) treatment field safely above occupants’ heads. 

      The IES Progress Committee recognizes Illumisoft’s SaniLume disinfecting technology “as a unique and significant advancement to the art and science of lighting.”

    • August 30, 2021

      Emerson Automation Solutions announced a new version of its Appleton™ Mercmaster™ LED hazardous location luminaire that is fully compatible with the Emerson Plantweb™ digital ecosystem, a scalable and secure Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) portfolio of transformational technologies, software and services.

    • August 30, 2021

      LEDVANCE, the makers of SYLVANIA general lighting in the United States and Canada, has released the new SYLVANIA UltraLED™ Ultrasonic Stairwell fixture that features both CCT and Lumen selectability.  Available in 2-foot and 4-foot lengths with 3500K, 4000K, or 5000K CCT selectability, these white powder coated fixtures provide a high-quality light with optics that are specifically designed for stairwell and hallway applications.  These fixtures feature a high-resolution ultrasonic motion sensor that is ideal for detecting motion in complex areas such as stairwells.  They are designed to be surface mounted, available with optional battery back-up units, and carry a DLC Premium listing for maximizing rebate opportunities.

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  • Industry News

    Hydro Ottawa announced that it will soon receive support to help distribute funding to eligible applicants for EV charging stations within the city of Ottawa boundaries.

    This funding initiative will provide up to 50 per cent of project costs for the purchase and installation of EV charging stations for:

    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) and BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) have entered into a teaming agreement to cooperate on engineering and procurement to support the design, manufacturing and commercialization of the BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR).

  • Keeping Current

    ETIM NORTH AMERICA announced that MERSEN, a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, joined the product classification standards organization.
     
    MERSEN, a leading player in the electrical power industry, with innovative solutions designed to optimize manufacturing processes in sectors such as energy, transportation electronics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and process industries, is joining other industry leaders including ABB, Eaton, Legrand, Appleton Group, Schneider, and Siemens as they build out the ETIM classification model to meet the terminology and product specific needs of the North American electrical industry.
     

    HAMMOND POWER SOLUTIONS (HPS), a North American based leader in the design and manufacture of standard and custom electrical dry-type and cast resin transformers and reactors, announced the appointment of Dan Davis as Power Quality Sales Manager, effective September 27th 2021.

    Dan comes to HPS after 20 years of Sales Management experience in his previous roles of Regional Sales Manager and Account Manager.

    For more information, contact Fred Rampone, U.S. Distribution Sales Manager, at frampone@hammondpowersolutions.com.

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    WESTBURNE Ontario announces that Richard Do will assume the newly-created position of Divisional Vendor Relations & Sales Operations Manager effective October 12th, 2021.

    In his Sales Operations capacity, Richard will continue to drive the evolution of Westburne's current sales processes and digital platforms through its sales leaders and account managers. Richard will also focus on continuing the development of a culture of transparency and execution within the sales function.

    As Westburne Ontario’s Vendor Relations Manager, Richard will focus on the development and disciplined execution of growth initiatives with Westburne's Advantage Program Partners.

    BARTLE & GIBSON CO. LTD., a Western Canada-based premier plumbing, heating and electrical distributor, announced Friday, October 1, 2021, a new regional partnership with Appleton, electrical solutions for industrial and hazardous environments, across its 31 branches in Western Canada.

    The Appleton brand has long been the hallmark for the protection of people and equipment while delivering reliable power. With Appleton’s products you can count on certified protection for any environment, from ordinary commercial settings to harsh industrial conditions, in any region of the world. Their fittings, lighting, and power distribution solutions are designed to operate without incident: because failure is not an option.

  • Product Showcase

    Cummins Inc. announces the new SD 20 diesel generator set for commercial mobile applications. The SD 20 is well suited for a variety of trailer and vehicle applications such as disaster relief, mobile medical, mobile command centers, ambulances, food trucks, utility boom trucks and many others.

    With a trim, modern appearance, Nora Lighting’s MAY LED track heads feature AC LEDs that do not require a driver, facilitating installation. The contemporary fixture is designed to illuminate display cabinets, shelves, art niches or dining areas in residential and commercial sites.

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