Canadian Electrical Wholesaler

Glen MelansonAfter 11 years of loyal service Stanpro announced that their colleague Glen Melanson will soon be retiring. He will remain in his position as a lighting specialist until January 2022 while we seek a new team member for the position.

Chris WeiserWelcome Chris Weiser to the Leviton Family! He joins the sales team as Territory Manager - Eastern Ontario.

AMG Baytech LitelineOn behalf of Liteline Corporation, Paul Wybrow has announced the appointment of A.M.G. Baytech as their newest agent representing us in East Central Ontario as of November 4th, 2021.

Bryan CharleboisBryan Charlebois has been named Head of the Professional Channel and will report into Martin Stephenson, Market Leader, Canada. Bryan will focus on strengthening our relationships with – and delivering our lighting products and systems to – professional customers across the country.

EIN Rittal EFC W in Tech

This year’s ‘Women in Tech’ Scholarships are so important as they recognize that women and BIPOC have a vital contribution to make in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

 

 

EIN EHRC logo 400

Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is building a comprehensive educational outreach program to support employers in developing sexual harassment solutions that are adaptable to all sizes of companies in the industry.

 

EIN 10 CS BCEA 400

Last week's disastrous floods have left many B.C. residents homeless, stranded or in desperate need of essential supplies. BCEA is raising money to donate to the Canadian Red Cross's BC Relief Fund and are inviting you to join them.

 

EIN EFC Marketing Awards 21 400

Electro Federation Canada (EFC) is pleased to recognize the 2021 EFC Marketing Award recipients. 

 

 

 

EIN Rittal EFC Awards 400The current crisis has reiterated the importance of combining a personalized and digitalized marketing strategy to reach customers far and wide! Rittal System Ltd., Canada, world leading producer of electrical enclosures, climate control...

 

 

EIN Techspan Anthony 400

Sean Dunnigan, President of Techspan Industries Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Zellermeyer to the position of Vice President Marketing – Electrical Division.

 

 

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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Electrozad  has announced the following executive appointments, effective February 1st, 2022. ...
IMARK Canada announced that ASSA Industrial Supply has joined the organization effective January 1, ...
Atkore Inc. has announced the acquisition of Sasco Tubes & Roll Forming Inc., a Canadian ...
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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