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    Wire, Cable & Connectors

  • Feb 11, 2019

    The HELUTOP MS-EP5 is a fifth generation EMC gland that is used to ground a cable system and protect against EMC noise when bringing cables into panels or enclosures, while providing strain relief. The nickel-plated brass cable gland is IP68 – 5 bar rated and is cable of performing in environments that range in temperature from -40°C to +100°C. It is ideal for application areas such as manufacturing facilities, wind turbines, and railway engineering to name a few. The three main advantages when using the MS-EP5:

    Jan 22, 2019

    Ideal for parking decks and high-rise residential, Arlington’s LTMC rain- and concrete-tight zinc fittings, fit a range of PVC jacketed MC and Teck 90 cable sizes. They reduce inventory and save the cost of stocking several different fittings.

    Jan 09, 2019

    An industrial-duty, ergonomic scissors that cuts cable jacketing, foil, and other non-aramid fibers and eliminates the bulky finger loops associated with conventional scissors is available from Xuron Corp. of Saco, Maine.

    The Xuron® 440 Mini-Scissors is an ergonomically designed specialty tool for slitting PVC jacketing and cutting foil and lacing tape. Featuring the mechanical leverage found in pliers, it has precise cutting tips, soft rubber handles, an internal return spring, and no cumbersome finger-loops.

    Dec 12, 2018

    Custom fabricated cable harnesses for chain cable carriers that incorporate a wide range of connectors to match OEM application requirements and are supplied fully assembled and tested as a single SKU are being introduced by Aved Electronics, Inc. of No. Billerica, Massachusetts.

    Nov 13, 2018

    TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, recently introduced its Raychem Cat 5e cable that offers high-performance Ethernet connectivity at speeds up to 1-Gb/s in harsh military, marine and aerospace environments. Combined with TE’s expansive line of connectivity products, the Cat 5e cable can be part of a customizable, end-to-end solution from TE.

    Nov 12, 2018

    Novinium, providers of patented systems and fluids for electrical cable rejuvenation, is pleased to offer circuit owners the ability to employ both low- and moderate-pressure methods of cable rejuvenation. The ‘hybrid’ system increases the number of segments injected and avoids the digging of difficult splices.

    Oct 24, 2018

    Emerson announces the launch of the Greenlee i-press battery tool monitoring smartphone app.

    Oct 04, 2018

    Arlington’s zinc MC cable fittings, for dry locations, are convenient and cost-effective. They come with easy-to-use end stop bushings that vary the size of the opening; so ONE trade size fits several cable sizes! They not only reduce Inventory, but Cost Much Less than steel or malleable iron fittings.

    Sep 10, 2018

    NSi Industries, LLC has introduced an extensive line of electrical tape solutions available in three performance grades. Named WarriorWrap™, the new benchmark line of Premium, Select and General vinyl tapes is available in 10 colors per grade, providing reliable solutions for all low-voltage and high-voltage environments.

    Jul 19, 2018

    Listed for single or multiple cables, Arlington’s new White Button™ NM94X non-metallic cable connector offers smooth, easy insertion of one or two cables into a single opening from the INSIDE or outside of the box.


  • 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

    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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