Ericson Manufacturing, a manufacturer of Job site power and protection, jobsite lighting, portable power and pendant and control products is pleased to announce the appointment of Sales Outsource Solutions to represent Ericson across Canada, beginning October 1, 2023.
BJ Take announces they are reducing the prices of their lighting products between 6 to 20%, effective November 1st, 2022. BJ Take has been able to manufacture its products more efficiently due to its recent plant expansion. The combination of the expansion, major orders and strategic purchases of raw materials has facilitated the opportunity to lower costs.
AutoGrid recently announced it will launch one of several VPP projects in collaboration with Canadian manufacturer Mysa, whose line of innovative smart thermostats for electric heating and cooling systems offers robust home energy management capabilities for both consumers and utilities. The initial VPP project with a large utility partner supports a targeted demand side program to postpone the buildout of a new substation in the Pacific NorthWest.
Recently, Schneider Electric has been honoured with three AVA Digital Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, as well as a 2022 WebAward from The Web Marketing Association.
Beckhoff Automation is a fast-growing manufacturer of industrial automation solutions, specializing in PC-based controls. In 2017, Beckhoff Automation Ltd. was established as an independent Canadian subsidiary reporting to Beckhoff Germany.
Schneider Electric has recently announced it will invest about $46 million in its Lexington, KY and Lincoln, NE manufacturing plants to modernize their operations and increase circuit breaker and related electrical product output for its customers in the U.S. and Canada.
Recently, Catalyst Sales and Marketing was thrilled to announce Aaron Harvey has joined their sales team. Aaron brings more than 10 years of experience in the electrical industry to his new role with Catalyst. After graduating from New England College with a dual major in business administration and management and sport and recreation management, he began his career at the distributor level, working in sales and project quotations before moving into an account management role.
The 2022 AD Electrical Spirit of Independence Awards ceremony honored AD members and suppliers in three Electrical divisions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico who excelled in sales growth, marketing excellence, employee engagement, leadership, and giving back. AD Member of the Year awards recognize member companies who achieved significant growth in purchases from AD suppliers, participated in key AD programs and divisional initiatives, and contributed to AD’s governance.
The Connectivity Standards Alliance announced the release of the Matter 1.0 specification and the opening of the Matter certification program. Member companies who make up all facets of the IoT now have a complete program for bringing the next generation of interoperable products that work across brands and platforms to market with greater privacy, security, and simplicity for consumers.
Leviton Canada is pleased to announce that they have been named a Great Place to Work-Certified company for the second year in a row following a thorough, independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Institute Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about their workplace experience.
On Thursday, September 29th, ECABC celebrated its 70th Annual General Meeting at the beautiful Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria. During the evening ceremonies, Deborah Cahill—who served as the Association’s President for 14 years from 2008-2022—was surprised with an induction into the ECABC Hall of Fame, the greatest honour the Association can bestow upon its members.
Procore Technologies, Inc. has announced its partnership with Willow, a provider of digital twin solutions for smart infrastructure and real estate. This partnership will allow real estate and infrastructure owners to streamline the transition of digital deliverables from the construction phase to the handover and operations phases in a more structured and efficient manner.
Allied Electronics & Automation, a trading brand of RS Group plc, a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, is rebranding as “RS” in Q1 2023. The name change is part of an overall rebranding strategy to establish a better connection across RS Group’s products and services.
Following the announcement at its 2021 Strategic Supplier event, Sonepar is pleased to announce that it has now launched the pilot phase of its Green Offer to allow its customers – installers, industry and infrastructures – to purchase products based on a sustainability rating, enabling them to lower their carbon footprint and that of the end user.
This summer marked an uptick in activity across most sectors—including special events—following a two-year pandemic hiatus. While most of us welcome this fresh surge of energy, it also means a renewed focus on workplace safety while protecting electrical cables from increased vehicle and foot traffic, and from harsh elements.
Leviton recently announced that its new FLX-1 technology and VXCTM Coupler and Plenum Assemblies were recognized among the best in the industry by the 2022 Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards. The stellar third-party judging panel included cabling and communications system specifiers, designers, integrators, and managers with vast professional experience. Leviton was recognized with two Gold Level awards.