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    Wire, Cable & Connectors

  • Sep 19, 2010

    Weidmuller announces the introduction of an innovative new terminal block series, the WMF 2.5 (Weidmuller Multi Function).

    Sep 15, 2010

    Weidmuller announces the completion of specialized insulation testing on their terminals blocks, geared specifically for solar photovoltaic (PV) applications. This testing ensures that Weidmuller terminals can withstand a continuous voltage of 1000 VDC under all climatic conditions.

    Sep 15, 2010

    Custom engineered and manufactured electrical terminals that can be matched to specific OEM function, size, material, and packaging requirements are available from ETCO Incorporated of Bradenton, Florida.

    Aug 11, 2010

    A new UL/CUL approved, vibration-resistant connector that is easy to install and “clicks” to validate proper attachment and locks into place is being introduced by ETCO Incorporated of Warwick, Rhode Island.

    Jul 16, 2010

    WAGO Corporation's new 2020 and 2022 Series X-COM®S Pluggable Connector Systems merge touchproof, pre-wired assemblies with TOPJOB®S terminal blocks.

    Jun 22, 2010

    Weidmuller announces an extension to their M12 connector family to include new connecting cables with plastic coupling nuts. M12 connectors are commonly used in many industries and are standard in industrial applications.

    Apr 29, 2010

    Just 16mm wide, WAGO Corporation's 713 Series MCS MINI-HD Double Row Connector System trims front-panel space by up to 40%. The 713 Series is a low-voltage [150V/10 A (UL) and 160V/10 A (IEC)] wire-to-board connector for control circuits, e.g., I/O interfaces and sensor cables.

    Apr 26, 2010

    Leviton Network Solutions announces the launch of its end-to-end cabling system in Canada.  Leviton’s single-vendor solutions consist of optical fibre and UTP, including Category 5e, Category 6, and Category 6A UTP

    Mar 12, 2010

    WAGO Corporation’s 770 Series WINSTA® MIDI and 890 Series MINI Pluggable Connectors are UL Recognized 600V devices for disconnection under load.

    Feb 26, 2010

    It only takes about eight seconds for Greenlee’s new ES1000 battery powered cable cutter to cleanly cut 1000 kcmil copper and aluminum cable. The ES1000 comes with a 2-1/8-inch diameter blade opening that makes it the perfect solution for cutting jacketed underground cables.


  • 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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