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Light+BuildingWhether in the healthcare, elevator and escalator or heating sectors, regular checks promise early detection of defects or impending failures. In the lighting and building sector, new technologies enable components to connect with each other and data to be collected continuously.

WescoETIM North America (NA) announced that WESCO, a global supply chain solutions and distribution company, joined the product classification standards organization.

Shannon McDanielPanduit announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Shannon McDaniel as its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President effective January 1, 2022. McDaniel, who currently serves as the company’s chief financial officer, will succeed current CEO and President Dennis Renaud, who will retire at the end of 2021.

CSC LED Calgary WarehouseCSC LED is proud to announce the opening of their third Canadian warehouse to better serve our customers in the midwest. “As we continue to expand our product offerings, technical support, and digital tools to make ordering CSC LED products even easier, we understand the need for fast shipping and local support.

Michael DalyWeidmuller Ltd. has appointed Michael Daly as its new Managing Director for Canada. Michael Daly previously held several sales roles during his two-decade-long career, working closely in the industrial automation and distribution industry. He has vast experience in scaling company operations and sales, thus adding to growth.

Darlene ClarkDarlene Clark, Manager of Program Standards for the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (NSAA), has been selected by the CCDA as the recipient of the 2021 Red Seal Award of Excellence. The award is given to an apprenticeship authority staff member who demonstrates inspiring leadership in the development of and promotion of apprenticeship and trade certification.

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CSA Group, a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification, has announced the opening of a new Lighting Center of Excellence in Irvine, California.

 

 

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Sinopé Technologies, one of Canada's largest smart home devices manufacturer for the residential and multi-residential sectors, was awarded Grand Prize Winner at the 2021 Integrated Home Competition for its Home Energy Management Ecosystem.

 

 

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Safety, Security and Connectivity provided the theme of this year’s German Technology Day (GTD) event, organized by seven Canadian companies with German roots including Bosch-Rexroth, EPLAN, Festo, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Rittal and WAGO.

 

Southwire + TopazSupporting the company’s growth strategy and building toward its goal to remain a generationally sustainable, diversified electrical company, Southwire is pleased to announce the acquisition of Topaz Lighting Corporation (Topaz) of Medford, N.Y. Serving the construction, industrial and OEM markets for more than 35 years...

Swati Vora-PatelTalent availability continues to be a key concern among business leaders in the electrical industry: in fact, over 60% of EFC members surveyed said they do not have a robust talent pipeline in place. This pipeline is even further constrained as a result of ongoing employment challenges spurred on by the pandemic.

A global phenomenon known as “The Great Resignation” is underway which reflects a wave of workers who are strongly considering leaving their jobs in search for work that is more closely aligned with their interests with employers who provide flexible accommodations and serve a strong purpose. 

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Building Permits - September 2021The total value of building permits rose 4.3% to $10.1 billion in September, led by Ontario (+6.3%). Construction intentions in the residential sector were up 8.2%, while the non-residential sector decreased 3.2%.


On a constant dollar basis (2012=100), building permits increased 3.4% to $6.9 billion.

Ontario drives residential permits up

High-value permits for two new condo buildings valued at over $300 million in the cities of Mississauga and Toronto helped push Ontario's multi-family permits up 40.4% to $1.7 billion in September. 

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Gross domestic product by industry - August 2021Real gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.4% in August, led by increases in accommodation and food services, retail trade and transportation. The continued easing of public health restrictions and further reopening across the country increased demand across many close contact service industries.


Overall, 15 of 20 industrial sectors were up as growth in services-producing industries (+0.6%) more than offset a decline in goods-producing industries (-0.1%).

 

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Craig Urie, Sales Manager at Nesco Inc., is pleased to announce that Kyle Scott has earned a ...
Arlington Industries is pleased to announce the appointment of Theovine as their new sales ...
Electro Federation Canada (EFC) is pleased to recognize the 2021 EFC Marketing Award ...
Sean Dunnigan, President of Techspan Industries Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of ...
BCEA U40 group invites you to their Professional Development virtual series...     ...
Family Enterprise Canada is proud to announce Gerrie Electric Wholesale Limited is the Recipient of ...
AD’s Electrical-Canada Division virtually welcomed members and supplier partners for its five-day ...
 

 

AD GrowthAD’s Electrical-Canada Division virtually welcomed members and supplier partners for its five-day 2021 Virtual North American Meeting on Oct. 25 - 29, 2021 with the goal of facilitating strategic conversations that help the division devise new ways to stay ahead of the competition.

The event facilitated over 1,200 face-to-face meetings with 40 member companies and 62 supplier companies, cultivating relationship, allowing participants to share best practices and enabling open communication.

 

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EvolutionExpanding its North American footprint, leading control and automation manufacturer RTI today announced that it has named Evolution Home Entertainment Corp., a wholesale distributor of residential technology products, as the second RTI distribution partner for the Canadian market.


Evolution serves over 500 dealers across Canada, who now have the opportunity to get certified for the full line of RTI smart home control and automation products. With products shipping nationwide from its warehouse in Concord, Ontario, Evolution will also offer training and local dealer support to its dealers installing RTI systems.

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SignifyThird quarter 20211


• Signify's installed base of connected light points increased from 86 million in Q2 21 to 92 million in Q3 21

• Sales of EUR 1,643 million; Comparable Sales Growth of -4.8%, impacted by global supply chain disruptions

• Order book increased by 90% in Q3 21 vs. Q3 20

• LED-based sales represented 83% of total sales (Q3 20: 82%)

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Kerith RichardsBy Alyssa Kerslake

This past July, Kerith Richards, who has worked for Service Wire Company for the last seven years, was selected as one of tED Magazine's prestigious "30 under 35" winners. 

"I was so surprised and totally honored. It meant a lot to me that my boss, and my company, thought highly of me to nominate me - and then to be compared and chosen from the other surely incredible nominees was pretty cool, too," said Richards of earning the distinction. "I was running out of time, I'll be 35 at the end of this year, but I feel like I'm just getting started in this industry." 

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