Gross Domestic Product by Industry, July 2022

Gross Domestic Product by Industry, July 2022

September 30, 2022 Real gross domestic product (GDP) edged up 0.1% in July, after a similar increase in June (+0.1%). Growth in goods-producing industries (+0.5%) was partially offset by a decline in services-producing industries (-0.1%), with 11 of 20 industrial sectors increasing in July. Advance information indicates that real GDP was essentially unchanged in August. Increases in retail and wholesale trade, as…

Enable’s Maureen “Mo” Barsema Honored with Supply & Demand Chain Executive Annual Women in Supply Chain Award

Enable’s Maureen “Mo” Barsema Honored with Supply & Demand Chain Executive Annual Women in Supply Chain Award

September 30, 2022 Enable, the collaborative rebate management platform, announced today that Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the only publication covering the entire global supply chain, selected its Industry Principal, Maureen “Mo” Barsema, as a recipient of the 2022 Women in Supply Chain award. The Women in Supply Chain award honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose…

Southwire – Investing, Diversifying and Growing

Southwire – Investing, Diversifying and Growing

September 30, 2022 For more than seventy years, Southwire has been delivering power to customers throughout the world. A major company in the multi-billion-dollar North American market, the company is enhancing its proven legacy, trusted reputation and longstanding, disciplined financial management by building upon its strengths to attain sustainable, strategic growth. While ensuring that its core wire…

Leviton Announces Goal to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030

Leviton Announces Goal to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030

September 23, 2022 Leviton has recently announced its climate change goal to achieve company-wide Carbon Neutrality by 2030 (CN2030) and its ambition to achieve NetZero Carbon by 2050. The company also announced its CN2030 program which is based on the company’s refreshed commitment to reduce its environmental impact in six focus areas. The focus areas…

Patrick Marion, President, DESDOWD, Named EFC Québec Region “Personality of the Year” for 2022

Patrick Marion, President, DESDOWD, Named EFC Québec Region “Personality of the Year” for 2022

September 23, 2022 On September 1st, 2022, during the annual EFC Quebec Region Golf Day at Hillsdale Golf and Country Club in Mirabel, Quebec, Patrick Marion, President, DESDOWD, was awarded with the region’s prestigious 2021 Personality of the Year award, in front of over 150 industry peers. Each year, the Quebec region members present the Personality of…

Pathfinder Report Available Now
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Pathfinder Report Available Now

September 23, 2022 Pathfinder provides the best insight into the total available market for electrical equipment in Canada. The report presents Canadian-driven and defined market mix data as well as product mix and customer mix details that can be used to help steer many key business decisions—from marketing and channel development to acquisitions and branch placement. Order your…

AD Building Supplies – Canada Member, Crown Building Supplies, Celebrates Eighth Anniversary

AD Building Supplies – Canada Member, Crown Building Supplies, Celebrates Eighth Anniversary

September 21, 2022 For AD Building Supplies – Canada member, Crown Building Supplies, 2022 marks the milestone of eight years in business serving British Columbia’s construction sector. The organization celebrated this achievement with clients, partners, vendors, and friends during Crown Building Supplies’ annual customer appreciation barbeque on August 19, 2022—hosting over 500 individuals on its expansive…

Wesco Ranked First on Electrical, Data and Security Distributor Modern Distribution Management (MDM) 2022 Top Distributors List

Wesco Ranked First on Electrical, Data and Security Distributor Modern Distribution Management (MDM) 2022 Top Distributors List

September 16, 2022 Wesco is honored to be ranked as the #1 Electrical, Data and Security Distributor on the Modern Distribution Management (MDM) 2022 Top Distributors List. Wesco was also recognized as a top industrial, MRO and safety distributor. We’re proud to leverage our strength to deliver ingenuity to customers worldwide. Source

New Study by Electra on Integrated EV Battery Materials Facility

New Study by Electra on Integrated EV Battery Materials Facility

Electra Battery Materials Corporation recently released highlights of a scoping study prepared by a global engineering firm supporting the creation of an integrated electric vehicle battery materials park in Ontario that would include nickel, cobalt and manganese refining, recycling of battery black mass material, and precursor cathode active material (pCAM) manufacturing.

Minister Wilkinson Releases Report on Public Charging Needs for Electric Vehicles in Canada

Minister Wilkinson Releases Report on Public Charging Needs for Electric Vehicles in Canada

September 14, 2022 From coast to coast to coast, Canadians are actively contributing toward Canada’s fight against climate change in many ways. Given that transportation accounts for 25 percent of emissions, this contribution includes making the switch to pollution-free electrified transportation. Across the country, the Government of Canada is supporting Canadians by making it easier for families…

How CSA Standards Can Have an Impact on Climate Change Through UN Sustainable Development Goals

How CSA Standards Can Have an Impact on Climate Change Through UN Sustainable Development Goals

September 14, 2022 By Blake Marchand With many organizations, governments and policymakers finding it challenging to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) , CSA Group has developed a methodology for mapping CSA standards to UN Sustainability Goals (SDGs) aimed at demonstrating how organizations, governments and policymakers can use CSA standards as an effective tool in developing and…

EFC’s 2022 Distributor Corporate Engagement Award Recipient is Electrozad

EFC’s 2022 Distributor Corporate Engagement Award Recipient is Electrozad

This year’s EFC 2022 Distributor Corporate Engagement Award recipient is Electrozad. This recognition is presented to an EFC member company who have invested their talent and time to support the industry, lead the committees, participate in events while benefitting from the networking, education, and best practices that EFC has to offer.