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    Wire, Cable & Connectors

  • Jun 28, 2018

    ACS/Uni-Fab™, part of Atkore International, a leading manufacturer of electrical products, announces the launch of the 10 AWG Modular Wiring System designed to supply power to every fixture down the line in suspended ceiling lighting and high and low bay fixtures.

    The 10 AWG is an easy-to-install modular wiring system that saves time and money over traditional hard-wired methods. Additional benefits include:

    Jun 01, 2018

    Weidmuller announces the expansion of their line of OMNIMATE® Power Printed Circuit Board (PCB) terminals with the new OMNIMATE® Power LUF and LUFS 10.00. Both terminal designs feature Weidmuller’s PUSH IN connection system for wiring solid, stranded or ferruled wires from 18...6AWG– with ease and low force– to help prevent potential damage to expensive circuit boards.

    May 29, 2018

    BRITECH Heating Cables & Controls is helping make connections easier in the heating cable market. The new TWISTO technology makes quick and easy heat tracing connections. It's the biggest innovation in heating cable connection technology — making installations simple and fast with just a twist. Reduced assembly time and high reliability with fewer installation steps can help save time and costs.

    Apr 27, 2018

    Wieland announces its first surface mounted PCB connector series with push-in connection technology. The 7060 SMD (surface mounted device) is a compact and powerful PCB terminal designed for small electronic devices such as commercial appliances, control units, or LED applications. It’s compact size saves critical space on circuit boards while delivering power safely and efficiently.

    Apr 26, 2018

    WAGO 221 LEVER-NUTS have expanded to include a new 10 AWG version. The lever-actuation, clear body, reliable connections and 600 V rating are still an integral part of the new version of the 221 splicing connectors that can now accommodate larger conductors.

    Apr 10, 2018

    Brady, a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, announced today the release of the new QuickSleeve Handheld Sleeve Applicator. The intuitive handheld device is designed for the fast application of sleeves on to wires. This multi-tool features specially designed slanted tubes, a terminal block-sized screwdriver and an LED flashlight.

    Mar 14, 2018

    Weidmuller introduces their Klippon® Connect A-Series Application Range modular terminal blocks. Featuring push-in technology, the new  A-Series Application Range products are designed specifically for use in recurring control cabinet applications to help increase efficiency and safety, and reduce costs. This range includes terminals for voltage/current transformer wiring, signal wiring, control voltage distribution and power distribution.

    Mar 13, 2018

    To simplify network testing, IDEAL Networks has released free software updates for the SignalTEK NT network transmission tester, SignalTEK CT cable transmission tester and the NaviTEK NT Plus and Pro network troubleshooters. For significant enhancements, such as improved wiremap and port discovery information, users can download the free updates from the IDEAL Networks website.

    SignalTEK NT network transmission tester updates

    Mar 13, 2018

    HELUKABEL, one of the world’s leading cable manufacturers, now supplies pre-assembled data cables for Industrial Ethernet systems. With molded M12 and RJ45 industrial connectors, customers can modularly assemble any possible combination of cables and connectors to “design” a product built exactly for their needs. As a system provider of cables, wires and accessories, HELUKABEL is able to offer customers an extensive range of cables to choose from.

    Mar 07, 2018

    Hövelhof - The new KES series of gland plates from CONTA-CLIP enables the quick and safe introduction of cables and tubes without connectors into cabinets and machine housings. KES plates provide IP66 ingress protection with no need to specially fit and secure cables with screws.

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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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