Canadian Electrical Wholesaler

Oct 31, 2018

SchneiderEffective November 1, 2018, Schneider Electric Canada joins AD Canada as an authorized supplier partner to enhance the digital transformation for distributors. The complete Schneider Distribution Equipment product portfolio is included in this agreement. 

“Schneider has been a terrific partner to several of our Canadian distributors, and this new relationship with AD is a tremendous advantage for our membership because it provides additional growth opportunities in power management across multiple vertical markets,” says Dan Drazilov, President of AD Canada’s Electrical Division. 

According to Bruno Capdordy, National Channel Director at Schneider, “The combined strength of Schneider, and AD market leading distributors is truly a winning combination. As digitization is rapidly growing and Schneider programs are leading the way, this is an opportunity for Schneider Electric Canada to leverage AD’s innovative eCommerce and marketing programs and increase efficiencies, while supporting their local distributors and customers.” 

AD is the largest contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group in North America. AD provides independent distributors and manufacturers of construction and industrial products with support and resources that accelerate growth. More than 600 independently owned members span seven industries and three countries with annual sales in excess of US$34 Billion. AD served industries include electrical, industrial, plumbing, PVF, HVAC, building materials, and bearings & power transmission.

Smart BuildingsIn an era of energy and digital transformation, the economics of building ownership are changing. According to a new white paper from the global Energy practice of Navigant, a Guidehouse company, energy, technology and service providers must innovate in the buildings sector or risk major disruption to their businesses.

Worldwide, an estimated 24 billion square feet of new commercial buildings is constructed annually — the equivalent of about 9,000 new Empire State Buildings. The new Navigant white paper concludes that while building owners have been deploying intelligent buildings solutions that rely on data for automation and control for decades...

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Alex CouckuytBy Blake Marchand

Alexander Couckuyt, Director of Operations for Southwire Canada, spent the majority of his formative years in Belgium where he undertook his schooling in Business Marketing and Sales before entering an Electrician Apprenticeship program, and working as a licenced electrician as well as an independent contractor for three years.

His work as a contractor would eventually lead him to his current position. Working with suppliers as an electrician, Alex was presented with an opportunity to work for CEBEO, one of Sonepar’s operating companies.

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