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    Wire, Cable & Connectors

  • 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.

    Jul 13, 2018

    Emerson has introduced the Branson UWS40 ultrasonic splicer to meet growing global demand for wire harnesses that deliver splices offering superior electrical and metallurgical performance over crimped, soldered, or resistance-welded connections. The new UWS40 delivers these benefits along with added process savings because ultrasonic welding eliminates the need for consumables (no connectors, solder, or filler metals are required), offers extended tool life, and provides significant power savings.

    Jul 11, 2018

    Custom manufactured high-reliability cable assemblies, box builds, and wire harnesses built to strict medical and military specifications are available from Aved Electronics, Inc. of North Billerica, Massachusetts.

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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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