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Malcolm Bird, General Manager of Fusetek, and Frank Dunnigan, CEO of Techspan Industries, are pleased to announce the proposed sale of shares of Fusetek to Techspan Industries Inc. The expected closing date is June 12, 2018.



Electra Canada


As change is the true engine of progress, Ventes Electra has announced that as of May 1st 2018  they will be renamed Electra Canada.





EiKO, a manufacturer and distributor of premium lighting products, is expanding its Canadian operations with a new distribution facility opening soon in Calgary, Alberta.



TorbramTorbram Electric Supply, with over 68 Canadian branches and still growing, is refreshing its brand with a name change.

EFCElectro-Federation Canada’s 2018 conference will feature leading Industry speakers, a two-day business-to-business head office program, EFC’s 2018 Research Report “Digital Supply Chain Excellence,” valuable networking opportunities, and an unforgettable BC golf experience at Furry Creek Golf Course.

Smart CitiesThe global smart cities market size is anticipated to reach US$2.57 trillion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., registering a strong CAGR of 18.4% during the forecast period.

ArlingtonBased in Mississauga, Ontario, Humelec Associates Ltd. received the award at the recent NEMRA18 (National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association) meeting in San Diego, California. 

RC LightingKen Watt & Associates, located in Surrey, BC, can be reached at 604-576-2838 will represent RC as the new sales agent in British Columbia.

WestburneSumit Chouhan joins Westburne as Regional Automation Manager for the Western Ontario District.

StandardMaxime Peillet has joined Standard’s sales team in Eastern Canada as a Lighting Specialist covering the Greater Montreal Area.

As part a family company, I have heard my father talking about business ever since I was a little boy. Although it had always interested me, I had never thought I would end up working alongside my father and my uncle in the company my grandfather started a long time ago.

I had been working in sales ever since I was 16 years old in many different markets than the one I was about to enter, but I thought it would be relatively easy to handle. Very quickly I started noticing the challenges of being a 22-year-old sales rep for electrical products entering a world where most of the manufacturers’ agents had been in the business for a long time.

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Laura Dempsey

Owen Hurst

Laura Dempsey has been working as an outside sales representative for E.B. Horsman & Son for over 15 years, and is a member of the BCEA U40 network of young professionals. She lives in Langley, BC and is proud of her position and work with E.B. Horsman, particularly as she is the second Dempsey generation to work for the company.

Laura’s mother Shelly has worked at E.B. Horsman for over 25 years, and instilled in Laura a determination to succeed. Laura followed in her mother’s footsteps after witnessing how much her mother enjoyed her work and the people she works with at E.B. Horsman.

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Laura Dempsey

Owen Hurst

I've known John Sencich since CEW began publishing. He agreed from the outset to be part of the newsletter’s Editorial Board. His contribution was regular and sustained. Always present to answer my technical questions, and refer me to the right person for additional information as needed. Always available despite his role as senior leader of an influential company.

Over the past five years, many industry insiders have cited John Sencich when I asked them to name someone who had made a difference in their lives or had inspired them as a leader.

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