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2019 Canadian Electrical Wholesaler Newsletters

Lighting as a service / Meet Éric Deschênes / Be your own customer and employer June 6, 2019
Tendances 2019 et après, Éclairage comme un service, Rencontrez Éric Deschênes 6 juin, 2019
Statistics on the digital age / Vendor neutrality: is it worthwhile or desirable? / Automation, digitization and more with Nathalie Pilon May 16, 2019
Statistiques pour l’ère du numérique, Neutralité, est-ce payant ou souhaitable? Automatisation, numérisation et plus avec Nathalie Pilon 16 mai, 2019
Obsolescence has its costs / Meet David Blake / Standards and competitiveness May 2, 2019
L’obsolescence a des coûts, Rencontrez David Blake, Normes et compétitivité 2 mai, 2019
Long term or short term — make choices / Does your regional sales manager do this? / Support community initiatives April 18, 2019
Long terme ou court terme – faire des choix, Que fait le directeur régional des ventes dans votre entreprise, Soutenir des initiatives communautaires 18 avril, 2019
The changing role of a leader in manufacturing and distribution / Top 5 commercial lighting trends / Social media: how do you use them? April 4, 2019
Le rôle du dirigeant en fabrication et distribution change, Top 5 des tendances en éclairage commercial, Les médias sociaux? Comment les utilisez-vous? 4 avril, 2019
Building the 21st century / Highlights of the ABB Customer World Conference / Lighting surprises us again March 21, 2019
Construire le 21e siècle, Points saillants de la conférence ABB Customer World, L’éclairage nous surprend encore 21 mars, 2019
Plan your digital turn / What history tells us about today’s trends / How wholesale trade is doing March 7, 2019
Planifier votre virage numérique, les leçons de l’histoire sur les tendances d’aujourd’hui, comment va le commerce en gros? 7 mars, 2019
Electrical products are available to help you, even in marketing, inventory automation, lighting alert and cybersecurity February 21, 2019
Les produits électriques sont là pour vous aider même en marketing, automatisation des inventaires, alerte éclairage et cybersécurité 21 fevrier, 2019
6 conditions for promoting innovation / Engaging the customer in all strategic levels / We want your feedback on our industry February 7, 2019
6 clés pour gérer l’innovation, Engager le client dans toutes les étapes stratégiques, nous voulons votre feed-back sur notre industrie 7 fevrier, 2019
10 dynamics to observe in distribution / Understanding where the world energy system is headed / Giving interns a place of choice January 17, 2019
 0 dynamiques à observer en distribution, Comprendre où se dirige le système mondial d’énergie, Donner une place de choix aux stagiaires dans son entreprise janvier 17, 2019
Reread John, Kim, Susan and other leaders to start the new year well January 3, 2019
Relire John, Kim, Susan et d’autres leaders pour bien commencer l’année janvier 3, 2019

 

2018 Canadian Electrical Wholesaler Newsletters

Breaking technologies: a plan for the future? / Automation and smart buildings — are we there? / Education, training, integration are all essential to professional development December 20, 2018
Avons-nous un plan pour l’avenir face aux technologies de rupture? Automatisation et bâtiments intelligents – y sommes-nous? Éducation, formation, intégration toutes essentielles au développement professionnel et technique 20 decembre, 2018
What do Millennials want in marketing? What do they offer? / Year-end questions / Manufacturing sales up December 6, 2018
Que veulent les milléniaux en marketing, Que proposent-ils? Questions pour la fin de l’année, les stocks sont en hausse 6 decembre, 2018
Digital electricity for tomorrow / The cost of cybercrime / A little more about Taylor Gerrie November 15, 2018
Électricité numérique pour demain, Incidence du cybercrime, Un peu plus sur Taylor Gerrie 15 novembre, 2018
Susan Uthayakumar — President of Schneider Electric Canada / Questions with answers worth millions / Gross margin — best practices November 1, 2018
Susan Uthayakumar – présidente de Schneider Électric-Canada avec nous, Questions avec des réponses à millions, Marge brute – meilleures pratiques 1 novembre, 2018
New technologies and cybersecurity / Artificial Intelligence — tomorrow's oil / Kim Quelch, a young leader to follow October 18, 2018
Nouvelles technologies et cyberattaques, Intelligence artificielle – le pétrole de demain, Kim Quelch une jeune leader à suivre 18 octobre, 2018
CEOs and other executives — essential support / Do you still talk on the phone? / Cyber-attacks —a strategy October 4, 2018
PDG et autres dirigeants – un appui essentiel, Parlez-vous encore au téléphone? Cyber-attaques – une stratégie  4 octobre, 2018
8 habits of High Gross Margin Distributors, 7 keys to a successful drug & alcohol policy, New way of doing business September 20, 2018
8 habitudes des distributeurs à marge brute élevée, 7 clés pour une politique efficace en matière de drogues et d'alcool, une nouvelle façon de faire des affaires 20 septembre, 2018
An appeal to young people in the industry / Why lower the price? / Q2 economic results September 6, 2018
Appel aux jeunes de l’industrie, Pourquoi baisser son prix? Attention – gestion du risque cybernétique 6 septembre, 2018
Is your marketing strategy detrimental to the sales team? / Growing GDP / Marijuana and employer rights August 16, 2018
Est-ce que votre stratégie marketing nuit à l’équipe de ventes? PIB en hausse, Cannabis et droits de l’employeur

16 août, 2018

5 tips to deal with a customer rush / Market surprises with new alliances / Markets in sharp expansion August 2, 2018
5 conseils pour faire face à un rush de clients/Le marché surprend avec de nouvelles alliances/Des marchés en forte expansion

2 août, 2018

Equivalent but not necessarily equal / Marijuana and workplace health safety July 19, 2018
Équivalents mais pas nécessairement égaux, Marijuana et santé sécurité au travail 19 juillet, 2018
6 conclusions on digitization in our industry / Your optimism on the economic future of your company / EFC changes its brand image July 5, 2018
6 conclusions sur la numérisation des entreprises de notre industrie, Votre optimisme face à l’avenir économique de votre entreprise, ÉFC change d’image de marque 5 juillet, 2018
Millennials are among us / 4 keys to understanding eCommerce June 21, 2018
Les milléniaux sont parmi nous, 4 clés pour comprendre le e-commerce, la marque c’est important, de grossistes à distributeurs 21 juin, 2018
WESCO’s Nelson Squires — an uncommon trajectory / An industry leader recognized — John Sencich / A bit of history, from Harry Horsman June 7, 2018
WESCO – Nelson Squires, un parcours hors de l’ordinaire, Un leader reconnu par notre industrie John Sencich, Un peu d’histoire du côté d’E-B Horsman 7 juin, 2018
7 success factors that define the Canadian market / 2 terms for defining digital transaction quality / An eye on the supply chain May 17, 2018
7 facteurs clés de succès des entreprises qui définissent le marché canadien, 2 termes pour définir la qualité de la transaction numérique, un œil sur la chaîne d’approvisionnement 17 mai, 2018
3 strategies to ensure power grid safety and resilience / Hannover Messe as if you were there / Serge Le Myre May 3, 2018
 3 stratégies pour assurer la sécurité et la résilience du réseau électrique, Hannover Messe comme si vous y étiez, Serge Le Myre 3 mai, 2018
Are you ready for the lucrative smart city market? / Social media beyond the numbers Apri 19, 2018
Êtes-vous prêt pour le très lucratif marché des villes intelligentes? Médias sociaux au-delà des chiffres 19 avril, 2018
The great challenge of our industry / Meet Tim Rourke / Compensation issues April 5, 2018
Le grand défi de notre industrie,  Rencontrez Tim Rourke, Les enjeux de la rémunération 5 avril, 2018
9 warehouse management technologies / End of the financial boom for Millennials March 15, 2018
9 technologies améliorées pour la gestion des entrepôts, Fin du boom financier pour les milléniaux 15 mars, 2018
Enemies, competitors or collaborators? / Optimizing the customer experience / The beginnings of Nedco March 1, 2018
Ennemis, concurrents ou collaborateurs? Optimisation de l’expérience-client, Les débuts de Nedco 1 mars, 2018
Thanks to John Sencich / Cybersecurity / Artificial intelligence February 15, 2018
Merci à John Sencich, Cybersécurité et intelligence artificielle 15 février, 2018
Too much or not enough lighting? / Internet of Things and cybersecurity, a good pairing? / How our economy is doing February 1, 2018
Trop ou pas assez de lumière? Internet des objets et cybersécurité, un bon tandem? Comment va notre économie 1 février, 2018
Opportunities to grasp with smart cities / A Millennial’s take on the impact of new technologies at work / Free trade stats January 18, 2018
Des opportunités à saisir avec les villes intelligentes, l’impact des nouvelles technologies au travail selon un millénaire, des chiffres sur le libre-échange 18 janvier, 2018
Leaders express themselves on issues that have influenced the industry — the importance of having a vision and technologies that have made their mark January 4, 2018
Des leaders s’expriment sur les sujets qui ont marqué l’industrie – l’importance d’avoir une vision et les technologies qui ont marqué l’industrie 4 janvier, 2018

 

2017 Canadian Electrical Wholesaler Newsletters

eCommerce Emergency / New customers, new requirements / Meet Bernard Pitre, the other accountant December 7, 2017
Urgence eCommerce, Nouveaux clients, nouvelles exigences, Rencontrez Bernard Pitre, l’autre comptable 7 decembre, 2017
Understand your customers’ customers / Talk to your customers with video / How to determine the online right content for your products November 16, 2017
Comprendre les clients de vos clients, Parlez à vos clients en utilisant la vidéo, Comment définir le bon contenu en ligne pour vos produits 16 novembre, 2017
Understanding innovation through the eyes of Michael Gentile / Who are the people around us / eCommerce in our industry November 2, 2017
Comprendre l’innovation à travers les yeux de Michael Gentile, Qui sont les gens autour de nous, ecommerce dans notre industrie 2 novembre, 2017
Managing agents’ performance / Prospering or just surviving / The time factor October 19, 2017
Formule de l’agent manufacturier, Prospérer ou survivre, Facteur temps 19 octobre, 2017
Building a career in Eastern Canada October 5, 2017
Les acquisitions se poursuivent, 6 faits intéressants sur le Canada, Faire carrière dans l’est du Canada… 5 octobre, 2017
Succession planning best practices / Quality service is still an asset / Challenges of a third generation member of a family business September 21, 2017
Plan de succession et meilleures pratiques, Service de qualité c’est encore un atout, Les défis de la 3e génération dans une entreprise familiale 21 septembre, 2017
NAFTA and the electrical industry, a lesson on fair vs. competitive pricing, and more September 7, 2017
ALENA et l’industrie électrique, une leçon sur l’établissement du prix juste vs la concurrence, plus 7 septembre 2017
Competing with the entire marketplace for employees / Time to invest in robotization / Mike Marsh, a people-centred leader August 17, 2017
En concurrence avec tout le marché pour le recrutement d’employés, Le temps d’investir dans la robotisation, Mike Marsh, un leader centré sur la personne 17 août 2017
D&I strategy for your organization / Technological innovation and markets / Today and yesterday August 3, 2017
C’est le temps de profiter du marché de l’IdO, D&I stratégie pour votre organisation, Innovation technologique et marchés, aujourd’hui et alors 3 août 2017
The future of lighting is among us — the sequel / No doubt the future is green July 20, 2017
L’avenir de l’éclairage est parmi nous – la suite, Aucun doute l’avenir est vert 20 juillet, 2017
Another revolution? Finding the right tone, a marketing challenge / Will we change electrical currents? July 6, 2017
Encore une révolution? Trouver le bon ton, un défi marketing, Changerons-nous le courant? 6 juillet, 2017
Changing electrical currents / A second reading of Nathalie Pilon / The key to the energy revolution June 15, 2017
Changement de courants, Un deuxième regard sur Nathalie Pilon, la clé de la révolution énergétique 15 juin, 2017
It's not only money that counts - the millennial generation / The decades ahead will be electric / A new column by Carol McGlogan June 1, 2017
Il n’y a pas que l’argent qui compte – la génération millénaire, Les décennies devant nous seront électriques, la chronique de Carol McGlogan 1 juin, 2017
Spending time with Shirley Coyle/More DO NOT than DO in the new manuals/Putting new ideas into practice May 18, 2017
Shirley Coyle était avec nous, Plus de NE PAS FAIRE que de FAIRE dans les nouveaux manuels, les nouvelles idées ont besoin de pratique 18 mai, 2017
New and improved: the hybrid electric distributor / Paying commissions for all accounts? / 6.4% increase in the construction of new housing May 4, 2017
Nouveau et amélioré : le distributeur électrique hybride, donne-t-on des commissions pour tous les comptes, Hausse de 6,4 % dans la construction de logements neufs 4 mai, 2017
10 trends in automation and control / Sustainable development — opportunity for industrial development / Murphy's Law and customer service April 20, 2017
10 tendances en automatisation et contrôle, Développement durable – opportunité pour le développement industriel, Loi de Murphy et le service à la clientèle 20 avril, 2017
Local expertise sought/ Back then in Saskatchewan/ The last word on Keystone XL? April 6, 2017
Expertise locale recherchée, Dans ce temps-là en Saskatchewan, A-t-on dit le dernier mot avec Keystone XL? 6 avril, 2017
What we can learn from the world of entertainment / Are you in a family business? / A new era for distributors March 16, 2017
Ce que nous pouvons apprendre du monde de l’entertainment, une nouvelle ère pour les distributeurs, Êtes-vous dans une entreprise familiale 16 mars, 2017
8 questions about compensation plans / Enter new markets / R&D investment in Canada / Meet Rachelle Caron March 2, 2017
7 questions sur les plans de compensation, Saisir les nouveaux marchés, Portrait R&D Canada, Rencontrez Rachelle Caron 2 mars, 2017
Creating a strategy of certainty / 5 reasons that explain the end of internal combustion engines / Copper reaches new heights February 16, 2017
Créer une stratégie de la certitude, 5 raisons qui expliquent la fin du moteur à injection, le cuivre atteint des sommets 16 février, 2017
Are we going to renegotiate NAFTA? / New industry solutions / A page from the history of electrical distribution February 2, 2017
Allons-nous renégocier l’ALENA? Nouvelles solutions électriques, une page d’histoire de la distribution 2 février, 2017
From telex to EDI, the end of the pricing system?/ Copper / Year in review January 19, 2017
Du télex à EDI, La fin du système de fixation des prix? Le cuivre, revue de l’année 19 janvier, 2017
Nine factors explaining bad decision-making / Leaders that you loved in 2016 / Habitat for Humanity January 5, 2017
Neuf facteurs expliquant un mauvais processus décisionnel, Des leaders que vous avez aimés en 2016, Habitat pour l’Humanité 5 janvier, 2017

2016 Canadian Electrical Wholesaler Newsletters

R&D — export — productivity / Share or hoard? / More on joint planningDecember 15, 2016 December 15, 2016
R&D – exportation – productivité, Partager ou thésauriser? Plus sur la planification conjointe16 decembre, 2016 15 decembre, 2016
Be seen: optimize your SEO / Canada and America’s President-elect December 1, 2016
Soyez vus : Optimisez votre référencement, Le Canada avec le nouveau président américain, Que faire en cas de croissance ralentie?  1 decembre, 2016
Time to rethink how we calculate product value? Rethink business planning? Meeting with the Gerrie familyNovember 17, 2016 November 17, 2016
Temps de repenser le produit électrique? Repenser la planification d’affaires? L’impulsion peut être réfléchie, Rencontre avec la famille Gerrie17 novembre, 2016 17 novembre, 2016
Will Hillary Clinton become the first woman president of the United States? / The future generation speaks / A country of builders, Jim Taggart reminds usNovember 3, 2016 November 3, 2016
Est-ce qu’Hillary Clinton deviendra la première femme présidente des États-Unis? La génération de l’avenir s’exprime, Un pays de bâtisseurs nous rappelle Jim Taggart3 novembre, 2016 3 novembre, 2016
The robots are coming / How much do you know about your market? / Service is how sales reps add valueOctober 20, 2016 October 20, 2016
Les robots sont à nos portes, Quelle est votre connaissance du marché? Service est la valeur ajoutée des agents manufacturiers29 octobre 2016 20 octobre 2016
Millennials — heading into the unknown isn't so easy / 3 questions to ask before targeting new accounts / 1982 — a looming recessionOctober 11, 2016 October 6, 2016
Génération du millénaire – aller vers le connu n’est pas si simple? 3 questions à se poser avant de cibler de nouveaux comptes-clients, 1982 - la récession approchait 11 Octobre 2016 6 octobre 2016
Data + strategy = growth / Murray Chamney — the art of looking further ahead / LEDs opening up a new market September 15, 2016
Données + Stratégie = Croissance, Murray Chamney – L’art de voir devant lui, Les DELs ouvrent encore un nouveau marché 15 septembre, 2016
It's time to become world leaders / Will there be a bonus this year? / Why is copper pricing at extremes? September 1, 2016
C’est le temps de passer au niveau de leaders mondiaux, Y aura-t-il un bonus cette année, Le cuivre dans les extrêmes, pourquoi? 1 septembre, 2016
How much are you willing to invest to ensure customer satisfaction? / Learn from the Romans / What Millennials are saying August 18, 2016
Combien êtes-vous prêts à investir pour assurer la satisfaction de vos clients? Apprendre des Romains, Ce que disent les milléniaux 18 août 2016
No, the Canadian market is not American / Wholesale sales increased to $55.9 billion / They have become honorary members August 4, 2016
Non, le marché canadien n’est pas américain, Les ventes en gros à la hausse à 55,9 milliards de dollars, Ils sont devenus membres honoraires 4 août 2016
Winnipeg and Ottawa on the rise / Copper and China / Millennials and mental health

July 21, 2016
Winnipeg et Ottawa en hausse, le cuivre et la Chine, Millénaires et santé mentale

21 juillet, 2016
Economic indicators and Brexit? Do you know François Anquetil? The fine print in contracts July 7, 2016
Indicateurs économiques et le Brexit? Connaissez-vous François Anquetil? Les petits caractères dans les contrats 7 juillet, 2016
Urgent — Women and youth requested / Increase in Canadian productivity / Is Alice a Millennial? June 16, 2016
Urgent - Femmes et Jeunes demandés, Hausse de la productivité canadienne, Alice est-elle une millénaire? 16 juin, 2016
Challenges of renewable energy / More on IoT / We were in Halifax! June 2, 2016
Défis des énergies renouvelables, Plus sur l’internet des objets, Nous étions à Halifax! 2 juin, 2016
Drivers of innovation, Playing musical chairs, Meet Jason Prevost and the YPN May 19, 2016
Moteurs de l’innovation, Jouer à la chaise musicale, Rencontrez Jason Prevost et le réseau des jeunes professionnels 19 mai, 2016
The real impact of IoT / Two brothers — a story / The old ones May 5, 2016
L’impact réel d’IoT, Deux frères – une histoire, Les anciens 5 mai, 2016
Innovation myths / Learning from our mistakes or those of others / Tribute to Bob Shapiro April 21, 2016
Mythes sur l’innovation, Apprendre de nos erreurs ou de celles des autres, hommage à Bob Shapiro 21 avril, 2016
US$3.8 trillion in mergers and acquisitions / An appeal to young professionals / First woman to lead the association April 7, 2016
3,8 trillions $ en fusions et acquisitions, Appel aux jeunes professionnels, Première femme à la tête de l’association 7 avril, 2016
Selling lighting vs. data / The CEO of Stelpro — running for himself and for others / Assessing the value of your customers March 17, 2016
Vendez-vous de l’éclairage ou des données? Le PDG de Stelpro - Courir pour soi et pour les autres, On préfère les nouveaux clients ou les autres? 17 mars, 2016
5 reasons to review your concept of mentoring / A powerful new competitor is born? / Are you a leader or a follower? March 3, 2016
5 raisons de revoir votre idée du parrainage, Un nouveau compétiteur très puissant est né? Êtes-vous un leader ou un suiveur? 3 mars 2016
16 distribution trends for 2016 / The future is in energy storage / Finding inspiration in an historic battle February 18, 2016
16 tendances en distribution pour 2016, l’avenir est-il dans le storage d’énergie, s’inspirer des batailles 18 février 2016
8 points to explain an unpredictable market / 5 reasons why Millennials don’t answer phones / Energy innovations on the agenda February 4, 2016
8 points pour expliquer un marché imprévisible, 5 raisons pourquoi les millénaires ne répondent pas au téléphone, innovations énergétiques à l’agenda 4 février 2016
English: 7 unique measurements for your warehouse / The words that will come back more often in 2016 / Sell LEDs differently January 21, 2016
French: 7 mesures uniques pour votre entrepôt, les mots qui reviendront le plus souvent en 2016, vendre des DEL différemment. 21 janvier, 2016
English: COP21, TPP, what our industry leaders think, and emerging leaders

January 7, 2016
French: COP21, PTP, Qu’en pensent des leaders de notre industrie et qui sont les nouveaux leaders 7 janvier, 2016
English: Counterfeiting, say no / Learn from Amazon / Write your own warehouse scenario December 17, 2015
French: La contrefaçon, c’est non, Apprendre d’Amazon, L’entrepôt n’est pas un scénario 17 décembre 2015
English: Amazon, friend or foe? Canadian internet networks and your business / Climate change — challenges and solutions December 3, 2015
French: Amazon, amie ou ennemie? Les réseaux internet canadiens entre le Kenya et le Mexique, Changements climatiques, enjeux et solutions 3 décembre 2015
English: Youth and digital media are among us / Stop imitating your competitors / Is your inventory a vampire? November 19, 2015
French: Les jeunes et le numérique sont parmi nous, Cessez d’imiter vos concurrents, Votre inventaire est-il un vampire? 19 novembre , 2015
English:  3 barriers to innovative leadership / Where is the old boys club today? / Does brand loyalty still exist? November 5, 2015
French:  3 barrières à abattre pour un leadership novateur, Où est passé le old boys club? La fidélité à une marque, ça existe encore? 5 novembre, 2015
English: Anticipating the future, with Nathalie Pilon / Plan for 3D production / Don’t work below your pay grade October 15, 2015
French: Réfléchir notre avenir avec Nathalie Pilon, Planifier la production en 3D, Ne faites pas un travail sous-payé? 15 octobre , 2015
English:  5 best practices for customer service / Paying to learn in the electrical industry / An industry association’s evolving role October 1, 2015
French: Connaissez-vous les 5 meilleures pratiques pour le service à la clientèle? Payant s’instruire dans l’industrie électrique? Le rôle d’un 1 octobre, 2015
English: Transform data from your systems efficiently / Share tasks with robots / Email at your service September 17, 2015
French: Transformez les données de vos systèmes de commandes en efficacité, partager les tâches avec les robots, des courriels à votre service 17 septembre , 2015
English: Preparing future industry professionals / Youth take the floor and women too September 3, 2015
French: Préparer les pros de l’avenir, Les jeunes prennent la parole et les femmes aussi 3 septembre , 2015
English: Are you afraid of light? 3D printing? Where to go for young people? August 20, 2015
French: Avez-vous peur de l’éclairage? De l’impression 3D? Où aller chercher les jeunes? 20 août , 2015
English: Dare to compare, multigenerations at work August 6, 2015
French: Osez vous comparer, mutigénérations au travail, 6 août , 2015
English: Review your objectives for the year / Embrace a global perspective / Helping others can take us far July 16, 2015
French: Revoir ses objectifs de l’année, Embrasser une perspective globale, Aider peut nous mener loin 16 juillet , 2015
English: 4 golden rules of coaching, business changes, and increased productivity, a pie in the face? July 2, 2015
French: 4 règles d’or du coaching, changements commerciaux et accroissement de la productivité, une tarte à la figure? 2 juillet, 2015
English: Boost productivity with robots / Increase online sales / The millennial generation is among us June 18, 2015
French: Productivité améliorée avec des robots, augmenter ses ventes en ligne, la génération millénaire est parmi nous 18 juin , 2015
English: 10 Recommendations for Hiring and Retaining Millennials, Succession planning Part 2, Unique set of challenges for 2015 June 4, 2015
French: 10 recommandations pour gérer la génération du millénaire, Planifier votre succession 2e partie, les défis qui caractérisent 2015 4 juin , 2015
English: Facebook - Twitter or another? OPM - Amazon mentality? A first quarter that resembles nothing May 21, 2015
French:Facebook – Twitter ou un autre? Mentalité OPM - Amazon? Un premier semestre qui ne ressemble à rien, Mai 21, 2015
English - Choose the right social media, how construction in Canada is doing, industry moves May 7, 2015
French - Choisir le bon média social, Comment va la construction au Canada, l’industrie bouge Mai 7, 2015
English - Follow the course of copper, how to help its customers to see further, and who went where and with whom recentl April 2015
French - Suivez le cours du cuivre, Comment aider ses clients à voir plus loin et Qui est allé où et avec qui récemmen Avril 2015
English March 19, 2015
French March 19, 2015
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French Fev 19, 2015
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French Jan 22, 2015

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At Electro-Federation Canada’s recent Annual General Meeting in Quebec City, the Nominating ...
Pilz Canada officially opened their Canadian Facility surrounded by Industry Partners, colleagues ...
Dr. Jayson Meyers, CEO of NGen — Next Generation Manufacturing Canada — will present on the topic ...
Last week, over 540 industry members and guests gathered at the EFC Conference in Quebec City, ...
Cree, Inc. has completed the sale of its Lighting Products business unit, Cree Lighting, to Ideal ...
Kelly Hanson has joined Ryan and Chris Maguire as agency Principal. Kelly has an extensive sales ...
AD, the contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, reported a 7% increase ...
Legrand has promoted Scott Bausch to Vice President/General Manager for the Wiremold product ...
  The OmniCable Toronto branch recently completed its first customer order after opening ...
The Hannover Messe Trade Fair in Germany, held this year at the beginning of April, is the world’s ...

Eric TeacherLiteline Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Teacher to National Specification Manager for Canada.

Eric Joined Liteline in February as Regional Manager - Specifications for Ontario, Canada and quickly became an indispensable resource to the Sales, Marketing and Product Development teams. Eric has extensive experience in the Lighting and Controls industry.

 

 

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Customer Service Leadership SummitAt the one day Customer Service Leadership Summit, pick up expert insights, advice and tips on how to grow your business, engage team members, and make price less relevant.

Here are four reasons you and your leadership team should attend.

1. Make price less relevant


You already know that in today’s commoditized marketplace, your #1 competitive advantage is your team’s service. And it’s one of the few things you have total control over.

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ABB Showcases Its Vision of Leadership in Digital Industries at ABB Customer World 2019

Show ReportBy Line Goyette

Leaders and innovators from business, government and the education sector gathered for this ABB premier collaboration event. More than 11,000 delegates attended the bi-annual ABB Customer World Houston 2019 from March 4 to 7 in Houston, Texas. ABB’s latest pioneering technologies were displayed over 150,000 sq ft of a colourful, buzzy display of futuristic conveyor belts and robots, an ABB Formula E Generation 2 car, and much more groundbreaking technology.

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Peers & Profiles

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OmniCable was founded in 1977 by partners with deep experience in the US electrical marketplace. ...
On a regular basis, our publications profile members of our industry through their responses to a ...
First and foremost, sitting down with Susan Uthayakumar feels more like sitting down and conversing ...
Sales of electrical supplies from full-line electrical distributors capture the geographic ...
Laura Dempsey has been working as an outside sales representative for E.B. Horsman & Son for ...
Michael Gentile, President and CEO of Philips Lighting Canada, has had a long and distinguished ...

 

OmnicableOmniCable was founded in 1977 by partners with deep experience in the US electrical marketplace. With their clear understanding of the industry, they were able to identify an opportunity for the founding of a unique company. At the time, there was a disconnect between electrical distributors and electrical wire and cable manufacturers due to a growing demand that needed to be fulfilled under strict timelines.

The nature of the industry required a wide range of product types and configurations on a “just-in-time” basis. As a result, distributors were unable to stock enough cable products to meet the demands of their customers. 

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BritechBritech Corp, one of Canadas largest heating cable companies has signed a formal agreement with Heat Trace Limited, of Cheshire, England. Heat Trace, founded in England in 1974, Heat Trace is one of the world’s leading industrial heat trace cable manufacturers.

The company is known mainly for innovative solutions in self-regulating high temperature heat tracing cables up to 275°C, their exclusive high temperature, 425°C, cut to length, industrial, in the field replacement for mineral insulated cables, and their high temperature Long Line heating cables that can be installed on pipes in one length up to 10 kilometers long.

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Looking Back

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The best memory I keep from CEDA is the way that they accepted me when I came into the business. ...
In the 1930s to 1940s, CEDA’s Western Canada membership was very stable with old line independent ...
Prior to the late 1950s there was little if any involvement in CEDA by the so-called “national ...
  As 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation, we take a look back at an aspect of ...
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