Nexans has recently announced that their Montreal cable recycling facility has been awarded The Copper Mark. This recognition demonstrates the copper industry’s contribution to sustainable development and provides a comprehensive social and environmental assurance program for copper production. Nexans is the first rod fabricator to receive this award in North America.
Leviton Lighting Canada, based in Toronto, ON, proudly unveils a strategic partnership to illuminate the greater Montreal market. EDP has over three decades of expertise and unwavering commitment within the lighting industry. With this alliance, Leviton Lighting Canada plans to illuminate the path to a brighter future for their full spectrum of lighting brands (Certolux, Visioneering, ConTech, Birchwood, Intense, and V-Rail).
September 27, 2023 By Elle Bremmer Celebrating its 25th Edition, the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair is set to illuminate the global lighting industry once again from October 27 to 30, 2023. This highly anticipated event, hosted at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, promises to showcase a wide range of state-of-the-art lighting innovations…
ABB is investing CA$16 million in its Installation Products Division manufacturing facility in Pointe-Claire, Canada. This enables expanded production capacity to meet the growing needs of customers from coast to coast. “ABB’s investment is part of a five-year strategy to integrate new digital processes and automation across our operations,” says Matthias Heilmann, President, ABB Installation Products Division. “With our customer-first approach, this enables us to further innovate our products and manufacturing capabilities to meet the specific needs of the Canadian market.”
Safety trumps all other concerns in the automotive industry, and electric vehicle manufacturing is no exception. However, safety can also introduce complexity, and the complexity of today’s vehicles – particularly EVs – is such that manufacturers are no longer able to rely on traditional sample or audit-based inspection methods. Fast, 100% inspection of devices has become a requirement, while inspection accuracy and tolerance demands are also increasing. Fortunately, the latest advancements in technologies like 3D solder paste inspection (SPI), 3D automated optical inspection (AOI) and 3D CT automated X-ray inspection (AXI) are helping manufacturers meet tough requirements.
In today’s customer-centric business climate, creative solutions are needed to provide customers with the seamless experience they’re looking for. By offering a comprehensive, easy-to-use website that meets the diverse needs of its customers, Guillevin meets this challenge. With the aim of building lasting relationships with its customers, the website serves as a platform that not only simplifies the purchasing process, but also contributes to the success of both short- and long-term partnerships.
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.
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.
NETCO held their Annual Training Conference earlier this month in Toronto to celebrate their efforts throughout the year and educate members on training initiatives that are already changing how training is delivered. “I’m very excited for our two professional development educational sessions with NORCAT and Saskatchewan Polytechnic,” commented NETCO Executive Director, Chris Swick in his opening remarks at the event, “both sessions will bring new and innovative approaches to the way we conduct business and provide training to the electrical industry.”
In an ongoing effort to provide their partners with the best quality product, service & support, Liteline is excited to announce the further expansion of Salex SW responsibilities within the Golden Horseshoe, London and Windsor territory of Southwestern Ontario. Salex SW will add stock and flow responsibilities to their current representation of Liteline’s specification and project business beginning September 1, 2023.
The leadership of both Desdowd and Theovine are pleased to announce that the two companies have made an agreement to merge their operations. The new organization will operat unde the legal name of Desdowd and the shareholders will be Patrick Marion, Jean-Sébastien Bercier and André Leblanc. This merger will allow the two companies to offer more services and unequaled coverage of the Quebec territory as well as the Ottawa region with their 32 employees.
While climate change is top of mind for everyone, industry plays a critical role. As the biggest consumer of natural resources and the largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, industry faces a major challenge. How can we lower emissions and reduce resource consumption while delivering more productivity and profitability—on a short timeline, given the state of the planet? In recent years, an increasingly popular approach in industry has been digitalization.
Registration is now open for the German Technology Day 2023 conference and exhibition, where you will learn about the best of German technology for industrial automation and advanced manufacturing. GTD2023 will take place on November 16, 2023 from 8 am to 4 pm ET, at the courtyard by Marriott, 7000 Pl. Robert Joncas in Montreal, Quebec.
Running from August 8 to September 19, 2023, The Great Escape – Gone Fishin’ Expedition offers all Canadian electrical contractors a chance to win one of two incredible fishing trips in British Columbia. The prize includes three nights’ accommodation, round-trip flights, and two days of guided salmon fishing.
The smart home and intelligent building sectors are evolving, and the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is responding. CABA is proud to announce their name change to the Association for Smarter Homes & Buildings, or ASHB. “Our new name better reflects today’s smart home and intelligent building industries and our vision for the future,” says the association’s Board Chair Brian Ensign from Superior Essex Communications.
After 30 years, Franklin Empire is excited to announce their Montreal Head office is officially moving. This new construction is triple the warehouse space and double the office area, while improving the customer experience and providing employees with a LEED-certified work environment.