The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), Markham District Energy Inc. (MDE), and CIBC, announced financial close on a large-scale investment to expand clean energy projects in the City of Markham. Under the agreement, the CIB and CIBC are each investing $135 million. The financing supports MDE’s expansion plans to serve new customers in the City’s rapidly growing urban centres while accelerating MDE’s objective of achieving net-zero emissions.
Mark Silverstein, Co-President of Liteline Corporation, is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve McMullen to Director of Sales – Canada, as well as the promotion of Mike Smith to National Sales Manager – Canada.
Jason McFarland joins Electrozad as an Account Representative at their Windsor branch and will be a key point in developing relationships and accounts focused on Industrial Manufacturing/OEM’s. Jason studied advertising at St. Clair College and holds several Sales Certifications. He brings with him several years experience as a marketing coordinator and sales account manager.
As part of more than a billion-dollar modernization commitment across its footprint, Southwire is nearing the completion of construction on a new, state-of-the art copper rod plant in Carrollton, Ga. The new plant replaces an aging, 40-year-old facility and will increase copper rod production by at least 10 percent annually.
Congratulations to Andrew McLaren, this year’s recipient of the 2022 Bryan Smith Memorial Scholarship, in partnership with the Electro-Federation Canada Scholarships. Andrew is a second-year student at McMaster University, in Hamilton, ON. He is studying Computer Science and Software Engineering.
Stelpro are pleased to announce the appointment of Jérôme Potvin as Sales Director, Electrical Distribution – Quebec. He has taken up his new duties as of November 28 and reports to Patrick Charest, Vice President Sales and Business Development.
The Government of Canada is committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its operations by 2050 through the Greening Government Strategy. On November 17, at COP 27, on behalf of the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that Canada has joined the Net-Zero Government Initiative.
Recently, Eddy Group Limited was pleased to announce Emily VanToever has accepted the position of Branch Manager at their new location in Charlottetown, PEI which is scheduled to open in early 2023. Emily began her new position on Monday, November 21, 2022, and will report to Richard Barker, Corporate Sales Manager.
BJ Electric Supplies have recently announced the retirement of a member of its executive team, Kevin Gutsch, Vice-President of Operations, which will occur on or before November 30th, 2022.
Mark Djerrahian, ABB, has been appointed the new Chair of EFC’s Supply Chain Network. Mark has been on the Committee for several years and when asked to consider the Chair position, enthusiastically accepted the challenge. New this year is the Vice Chair position to be held by Chris Moon, Ideal Supply. He too has been on the Supply Chain committee since inception and brings great insight from a distribution perspective.
Founded in 2021, Electric Avenue had one mission, to speed up electrical vehicle adoption in North America by providing convenient, affordable, and easy-to-use smart charging solutions for residential and commercial use. Their charging system provides innovative technology that manages the communication between your electric vehicle, grid, building, and charger.
Westburne are pleased to announce that Sara Florez has joined Westburne as Marketing and Communications Specialist for Ontario. Sara will lead, support, and execute all marketing campaigns for the Ontario Division.
Supporting the company’s growth strategy and building toward its goal to remain generationally-sustainable, Southwire is pleased to announce a new commercial investment with Sinclair Digital Services, Inc. Sinclair Digital Services, based in Fort Worth, Texas, is a designer, equipment reseller and system integrator of advanced connected buildings, with an emphasis on Direct Current (DC) microgrids.
Intelligent power management company Eaton is excited to announce that it has been named a Mansfield 2.0 Certified Legal Department (MRLD) and achieved the MRLD Certification Plus designation. These achievements indicate that the company has met MRLD’s consideration requirement by considering at least 50% historically underrepresented lawyers for its leadership roles and exceeded it, with underrepresented lawyers comprising at least 50% of Eaton’s current legal leadership team.
Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, along with Footprint Project today announced their work to develop and deploy mobile, cloud-connected microgrids for disaster relief was named to TIME’s List of Best Inventions of 2022 which features “200 extraordinary innovations changing our lives.”
LEDVANCE LLC, the maker of LEDVANCE and SYLVANIA general lighting products in the US and Canada, announced the company is opening an Eastern Distribution Center (EDC) in Easton, Pennsylvania to service the eastern US region. The EDC will start supporting pilot customers this December with full rollout in early 2023.