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LegrandVAUGHAN, ON. – Legrand recently announced that it will be distributing Quiktron and C2G in Canada through their facility in Vaughan. 

Quiktron has manufactured fiber optic and cable assemblies for the Datacom and telecommunications industries since 1992. The company has partnerships with prominent distributors that offer a full line of data and communications products, and also has manufacturing facilities Dayton, Ohio and Hickory, North Carolina. 

Legrand says the acquisition of Quiktron and C2G brands will strengthen their position and capabilities in the data communications and A/V channels while also opening up alleys to new customer segments.

“We are focused on providing a more integrated infrastructure solution including cable assemblies, connectivity, cabinets, racks, cable tray, and cable management solutions that will help address our customers’ requirements for next-generation data communications demands,” said John Selldorff, president and CEO, Legrand, North America. “The acquisition of these leading organizations underscores Legrand’s commitment to strategic growth in the data communications and A/V channels.”

Legrand said their customers will also benefit from increased flexibility in design, installation and support services from one streamlined source.

Quiktron products will be available through Datacom distribution and JFC Solutions are Legrand representative for this product line in Canada.  

 

LFI Innovation AwardsThe celebrated LFI Innovation Awards marked the opening this week of the 2019 Lightfair International Trade Show and Conference with a dramatic showcasing of the industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced during the last 12 months.

The 2019 awards and trade show opening mark the 30th anniversary of the world’s largest annual lighting and technology event. The 2019 awards saw entries spanning 14 categories, with each submission judged by an independent panel of lighting professionals. Winning entries exemplified the best in innovative design and thinking. 

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Automation LabourforceBy: Thomas Donato, Rockwell Automation

We all are consumers. We all have expectations of quality and service.

When I talk to our customers, I do so with that experience and mindset. If we don’t deliver – we lose. Maybe not immediately, but eventually. It’s as simple as that.

I just lived through a great example of this. Every morning I use our blender. One of the parts broke, and the manufacturer made it quite difficult and cumbersome to get a replacement.

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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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