Cory Morris has been appointed Vice Chair of the YPN National Committee. Cory is Vice President of the Atlantic Region for Graybar Canada, and has been with the company, and in the electrical industry, for 15 years. Based in Halifax, NS, Cory is a graduate of Saint Mary’s University where he studied business. Cory has been involved with EFC and YPN in several roles since 2019, including being a member of the EFC Atlantic Region Executive Committee, serving as both Vice Chair and Chair of the YPN Atlantic Region, and now Vice Chair of the YPN National Committee.
In 2006, Solutions BFC was created by three friends and former colleagues who share a common passion for lighting and extensive experience in this field. Solutions BFC’s mission is to advise its customers of the products it represents, so as to deliver them with effective and aesthetic lighting solutions that will satisfy their specific needs. Solutions BFC is committed to supporting its partners from both a technical and logistical point of view, in order to achieve the same objective: the collective success of the organizations.
Champion Fiberglass® is excited to announce new representation in Quebec, Canada. The company has added manufacturer’s representative agency EDP to their sales network. Founded in 1992 by Serge Le Myre, EDP represents top quality lighting, control and electrical lines. With a keen understanding of project challenges, they specialize in advising stakeholders for optimal solutions that…
IDEA announces that Wholesale Electric Supply has chosen IDEA Connector as the company’s sole source for product information and pricing data. Buyers want timely and accurate pricing and product information from distributors. Likewise, manufacturers need an efficient and reliable way to syndicate information about their products, while also ensuring brand standards. Through this partnership, Wholesale Electric Supply benefits from IDEA Connector’s up-to-date and accurate pricing and product data, streamlined product information management, and enhanced collaboration with manufacturers. This enables Wholesale Electric’s 70+ branches to provide an improved buyer experience, fewer returns, and faster order delivery.
Electrical Cable Supply (ECS) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Christy Morrison as President. Christy’s inspiring electrical wire and cable career began with ECS in 1995. Christy spent 17 years at ECS, in various roles, with her last role as the National Business Development Manager in the organization. In 2012, she joined Wesco’s Canadian Head Office in Markham, Ontario, as the Supplier Relations Manager for wire, cable, and data communications.
Mark you calenders, London’s Oktoberfest Trade Show and BBQ is happening on Thursday October 5th and you need to be there. As the 33rd annual customer appreciation event, Electrozad will bring together their trusted vendor partners and loyal customers for an afternoon and a BBQ lunch that you won’t want to miss.
Service Wire is doubling down on its footprint in Phoenix, Arizona, where they have been operating for nearly three decades. This current project will significantly expand their warehouse and distribution–in turn increasing their manufacturing capacity. “This project has been in the works for some time,” said Scott Olson, Director of Sales in Phoenix. “It will position us to provide customers a greater selection of on-hand inventory and even faster delivery. We’ve had tremendous support from our customers and suppliers, who have been encouraging us to expand.”
Intralec Electrical Products is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert Doherty as its new CSR Supervisor, effective July 7, 2023. Robert’s 15-year industry experience, leadership skills, and knowledge of the industrial and commercial sectors will undoubtedly continue to succeed and exceed expectations. Robert’s career in the industry began as a part-time employee at Intralec in 2008 working in the warehouse while he studied to attain a degree at Brock University.
Schneider Electric is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Heitman to the position of Country President, Canada, effective October 1, 2023. Emily succeeds Adrian Thomas, who announced his departure in June to assume a new role as CEO of Hammond Power Solutions. As Country President for Schneider Electric Canada, Emily will work in partnership with the Canadian leadership team to drive Schneider Electric’s strategic initiatives and accelerate growth across the company’s energy management and automation businesses in Canada.
Proax Technologies invite you to attend their Automation Exhibition at their new facility on October 12th, 10 AM-3 PM, as they open their doors to showcase their expertise in Automation & Robotics, Pneumatics, Industrial Controls, Mechanical Solutions, Motion Control and Machine Safety – #WeAutomate.
Eric Demers, Partner support / Eng. of Schneider Electric has been named the new chair of EFC’s Distribution Equipment Business Section. This Section is led by EFC’s Gurvinder Chopra, VP Standards and Regulations, and Cherith Sinasac, Business Section manager, and represents manufacturers of electrical equipment that distributes electricity to Industrial, Commercial, and Residential consumers.
Recently, Rittal Canada congratulated Aztec Electrical Supply for being a Rittal Platinum Partner. Vernon Mascarenhas and Andre Bousette of Rittal Canada presented the award to Kevin Borg of Aztec Electrical Supply Inc. Aztec is a loyal Rittal partner of many years, offering quick Modification of panels with the Perforex Machine at their Ontario location.
Electrozad is very proud to celebrate and share that their London staff joined forces to make a difference in their local community. Their staff organized a backpack and school supplies drive and the response has been amazing. Education is the key to a brighter future, and Electrozad firmly believes that every child deserves access to the tools they need for success. Through this supplies drive, Electrozad hopes to help meet the basic needs of students and encourage these young minds to stay curious, creative, and motivated.
Recently, Proax Mississauga wished farewell to Jerrin James, a team lead of inside sales and technical support.
Sonepar is proud to launch their first bilingual interactive locations map on their new website featuring the locations of all of their OpCo branches across Canada. Sonepar is represented by 7 locally managed electrical distributors, with coverage in 8 provinces and a national footprint of over 90 locations. Discover where they are.
A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Blinn made a post on LinkedIn congratulating Jason Lane for 30 years of service with Rexel, stating that “it’s extremely knowledgeable and motivated team members like him that drive Rexel Atlantic’s success.”