Axis Sales and Marketing Acquires S&D Marketing Limited’s Electrical Division

Axis Sales and Marketing Acquires S&D Marketing Limited’s Electrical Division

Axis Sales and Marketing has acquired the electrical division of S&D Marketing Limited, merging the business and its assets into Axis’s existing sales structure. S&D Marketing Limited, established in 2002, represented many of the industry’s top electrical manufacturers supported by a dedicated base of distributor partners throughout Atlantic Canada. 

CSA Z460 Control of Hazardous Energy Standard Now Available in French

CSA Z460 Control of Hazardous Energy Standard Now Available in French

The unexpected or deliberate dangerous energy release has a very real risk of serious injury or even death. CSA Z460 can help companies to adopt safety best practices and demonstrate due diligence for preventing injuries caused by electric current. Updates include requirements and specific performance targets for the procedures, techniques, designs and methods of protection of workers against injuries caused by the inadvertent release of hazardous energy. 

Ideal Supply Earns “Canada’s Best Managed Companies” Platinum Award

Ideal Supply Earns “Canada’s Best Managed Companies” Platinum Award

Ideal Supply has been honoured again as one of “Canada’s Best Managed Companies,” receiving a prestigious Platinum Club membership. Membership is restricted to organizations that have been Best Managed companies for seven consecutive years or more. Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and -managed companies with revenues over $10 million.

Attend the 20th Skills Canada National Competition, June 4-7 in Toronto

Attend the 20th Skills Canada National Competition, June 4-7 in Toronto

Be a part of the Skills Canada National Competition — the only national event of its kind in Canada, where over 500 of the best skilled trades and technology students from across Canada compete for gold in over 40 unique skilled trade competitions in the categories of construction, employment, information and technology, manufacturing, service, and transportation. Public admission is free June 5-6. 

Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance Businesses Participate in Texas Trade Mission

Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance Businesses Participate in Texas Trade Mission

A delegation of five businesses primarily from the Gaspésie and the regional county municipality of la Matanie are taking part in a trade mission to the Wind Energy Update O&M Summit, which will be held in Dallas, Texas from April 14 to 16. This event, focussing on the wind turbine operation and maintenance field, will give Quebec businesses active in this rapidly growing sector an opportunity to promote their services and learn more about the latest technologies and trends. 

Salon Lumen Attracts Thousands of Delegates

Salon Lumen Attracts Thousands of Delegates

Salon Lumen Attracts Thousands of Delegates Biennial conference and trade show Salon Lumen drew thousands of delegates on April 8 and 10 in Quebec City and Montreal, respectively. The events featured 100+ manufacturers and other exhibitors from the electrical product industry that are active in the residential, commercial, industrial, engineering consultancy, OEM, and institutional sectors. 

Scott Thon Back as AltaLink President and CEO

Scott Thon Back as AltaLink President and CEO

Effective March 1, Scott Thon returned to AltaLink as President and CEO from a secondment at SNC-Lavalin as Executive Vice President, Global Power. “2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year as we invest more than $1 billion into the transmission system,” says Thon. Dennis Frehlich, AltaLink’s interim President and CEO during Thon’s absence, will return to his previous position as Executive Vice President and COO.

Arlington Presents National and Regional Sales Awards at NEMRA

Arlington Presents National and Regional Sales Awards at NEMRA

Arlington Industries Inc. announced the recipients of its 2013 sales awards at the recent 2014 NEMRA (National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association) meeting held February 5-9 in Atlanta, GA. The awards were presented to firms representing Arlington, and recognize achievements for overall sales and special product sales of Arlington products in 2013: