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Nathaniel appoints new leadership team at Standard Products

David Nathaniel, head of Standard Products Inc., has appointed a new leadership team—Kelly Hanson, Jason Prevost and Daniela Di Pietro—to run the company so he can “focus on seeking new strategic opportunities for Standard”.

Choose the right UPS & accessories to avoid downtime disasters

A UPS is the central component of any well-designed power protection architecture. So, how do you choose the right one to fit your specific application?

$12-billion Energy East cancelled, yet “Canada is open for business”

“The Building Trades regrets the opportunities that have been lost in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and on the Prairies,” said Robert Blakely of Canada’s Building Trades Unions on the news that TransCanada has cancelled the $12-billion Energy East Pipeline.

Canada and U.K. to champion global transition away from “unabated” coal-fired electricity

Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the United Kingdom’s Minister of State for Climate Change & Industry issued a joint statement saying their two countries “will champion a global alliance on the transition from unabated coal-fired electricity”.

Schneider Electric names Christophe de Maistre head of Partner Projects Division

Schneider Electric has appointed Christophe de Maistre as executive vice president, head of the Partner Projects Division within the Building Business. De Maistre comes to the position with 25 years of experience.

Premise LED Inc. acquires Infinite Electrical Sales Inc.’s assets

Premise LED Inc. (formerly Core Products Canada Ltd.) has acquired the assets of Infinite Electrical Sales Inc., its manufacturer’s sales agent for the Southwestern/Central Ontario and Greater Toronto Area regions.

Code Conundrum September 2017 - Ray Yousef

Tackle the code conundrum if you dare!

Pierre Vincent joins Standard as sales manager, Eastern Canada

Pierre Vincent has joined Standard Products as regional sales manager for Eastern Canada, responsible for leading sales in Eastern Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces.

Electric Elle "attracts some incredible industry women"

The 5th annual Electric Elle brought together about 60 women from industry—representing professionals from electrical manufacturing, distribution, consulting and more—for a 9-hole round of Best Ball, followed by dinner and awards. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Hone your “Sixth Sense” with FLIR’s meters for electrical pros

FLIR Systems Inc.—whose vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense”—unveiled six test & measurement products arriving later this year, including two digital multimeters and a clamp meter featuring FLIR’s infrared guided measurement (IGM). » Read full article

Brother introduces PT-E110 labelling tool

Brother Mobile Solutions Inc. (BMS) has added the PT-E110 industrial handheld labelling tool to its P-touch Edge family of jobsite labelling solutions. The company says it is the "most economical" labeller in the Brother industrial lineup. » Read full article
Cost of workforce drugs

The cost of workforce drugs on your bottom line... take control!

Employer-funded insurance plans across Canada wasted over $3 billion a year between 2011 and 2015 by covering prescriptions and paying unnecessary dispensing fees. Join Steve Nowak in an upcoming webinar to learn about the costs and some of the options available to reduce them. October 31, 2017, at 2 pm EST. » Register

Burndy expands Hydent with compression pulling heads

Burndy has added compression pulling heads to its Hydent family of compression connectors. » Read full article

Systemize your business for profits (4 of 4)

Are you struggling to determine whether your team is actually doing what they say they are doing? Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the 4th and final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time”: November 28 at 2 pm EST. » Register

EPEC: IEEE Canada Electrical Power & Energy Conference

Date & Location: October 22-25 • Saskatoon
Info: This conference provides an opportunity for experts from industry, academia, government and other interested organizations to present and discuss the latest developments in electric power and energy systems.
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Electrical Safety in Construction Workshop

Date & Location: October 25-26 • Washington, D.C.
Info: At the National Academy of Construction’s annual meeting this fall, a collaborative workshop will be held between NAC and the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Committee (Construction Subcommittee) with the aim of reducing electrical injuries and fatalities in the construction industry.
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EFC Future Forum 2017 “The Evolution of Customers”

Date & Location: October 25 • Brampton, Ont.
Info: “The Evolution of Customers” provides an opportunity for Electro-Federation Canada members to gain insights into strengthening and expanding their sales and marketing strategies. Following several speakers and an industry panel, EFC will unveil the winners of its 2017 Marketing Awards.
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16th Annual Health and Safety Conference Alberta

Date & Location: October 26-27 • Banff, Alta.
Info: The conference focuses on working together in occupational health and safety, and features a range of exhibitors, high profile keynote speakers, and provides attendees with a variety of session topics.
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LINK Conference • BC Electrical Association

Date & Location: November 1-2 • Vancouver
Info: BCEA’s LINK Conference attracts delegates representing every aspect of the electrical industry, including engineers, contractors, manufacturers, distributors and agents. The event includes opportunities for networking, Dale Carnegie U40 training, and planning meetings.
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EFC Holiday Celebrations 2017

Dates & Locations: November 30 through December 13 • Various
Info: Electro-Federation Canada invites you to start the holiday season off right by celebrating with industry colleagues and friends from coast-to-coast at an EFC reception. Registration is now open. Visit EBMag’s calendar page for dates and locations.
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