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    Wire, Cable & Connectors

  • May 04, 2017

    HELUKABEL, one of the world’s leading cable manufacturers, announced that seven TRAYCONTROL family of products have passed the UL -40°C Cold Bend Test and have enhanced their conductor temperature ratings from 90°C dry/75°C wet to 90°C dry/wet.

    Apr 03, 2017

    Weidmuller announces that its “u-remote” distributed I/O platform meets the requirements for use in the demanding maritime and offshore sectors. u-remote has received certification from several classification agencies including DNV GL (formerly Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd), BV (Bureau Veritas), LR (Lloyds Register), and RINA (Registro Italiano Navale). This certification applies to most areas on a ship, including the ship’s bridge. Weidmuller’s u-remote offers the ability to improve the reliability and efficiency of ship and offshore automation applications.

    Mar 28, 2017

    EasyHeat, a trusted Emerson brand, is helping field engineers terminate self-regulating heating cables faster, cleaner and more cost-effectively with its new Low-Profile Quick Connections Kits.

    Mar 21, 2017

    SHAWCOR announces the introduction of a new cable accessory product line based on cold shrink technology that offers an effective solution to seal and protect cable ends from moisture ingress and contamination. The DSG-Canusa branded CSEC cold shrink end caps will provide electrical utilities and contractors with a tool free choice in the safe and reliable installation of end caps for utility or industrial type power cables.

    Feb 09, 2017

    Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has expanded its portfolio of revos rectangular connectors with the new revos IT Series split housing data cable feed-through connectors, which enable up to four pre-terminated data cables to be safely routed through a control cabinet or enclosure wall.

    Feb 03, 2017

    Save time and money with Arlington’s liquid-tight, concrete-tight fittings for PVC jacketed MC cable and Teck cable.

    Perfect for parking decks and high rise residential, these new, larger size fittings cover the widest cable range: 14/2 to 6/3.

    They’re the compact, economical solution to installing PVC jacketed MC cable and Teck cable.

    Nov 16, 2016

    The IDEAL LinearX® 3 Compression Hip Kit is a cost-effective, all-in-one solution to connecting F-Type, BNC and RCA compression connectors on coaxial cable. Quality made in the USA, the kit contains the essential tools needed to strip, cut and terminate coaxial cables, and is housed in a durable hip kit that can be worn comfortably on a belt.

    Nov 08, 2016

    Sherman + Reilly, a Textron Inc. company, continues to drive innovation with the release of the new Revolution Series T-1608 Bullwheel Tensioner.

    Nov 08, 2016

    TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announces its INSTALITE ZH-150 sleeving, a lightweight high-temperature, zero-halogen heat-shrinkable Raychem tubing for mechanical and electrical protection.

    Nov 02, 2016

    The VDV II cable verifier series from IDEAL Networks is helping network installers to keep productivity high and operational costs low when it comes to troubleshooting in voice, data and video cable installation. As well as delivering far more than just wiremap test results, VDV II can boost productivity by supporting up to 24 remotes.

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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.

    www.hammondpowersolutions.com

    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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