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The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

This year’s recipient of the Douglas J.B. Wright Award—Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario’s highest accolade—is none other than John Wright, son of the man after whom the award was named.

Arani places 34th in Profit 500 rankings, 2017

Montreal-based LED lighting player Arani announced it made Profit 500’s 2017 ranking, coming in 34th place with 2052% revenue growth over a 5-year period.

Weidmüller acquires W Interconnections from Rockwell

This acquisition supports Weidmüller’s growth strategy in industrial connectivity, communication and digitalization, says the company, and reflects its long-term commitment to the NAFTA market.

Jimmy Carter joins Schneider Electric employees on Habitat build

More than 50 Schneider Electric Canada employees volunteered in Edmonton and Winnipeg, supporting Habitat for Humanity’s Canada150 Build and the 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, helping to construct 150 homes.

Ouellet sales rep Michael Blyth, Montreal East & Lanaudière

Michael “brings great enthusiasm, excellent technical knowledge and key contacts in Quebec’s heating sector,” says Stéphane Larocque, national sales manager.

“Change your thinking, change your outcome” • OEL’s 2017 Conference

The White Oaks in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake was a fitting venue for the Ontario Electrical League’s annual conference—particularly as the organization is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year—and EBMag was there to take in the celebration, as well as the education. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

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

Extech launches MG320 20GΩ/1000V insulation tester

Extech says the product, which is Category IV 600V overvoltage safety-rated, is “ideal” for industrial predictive maintenance programs that include routine insulation testing of electrical and electronic equipment and cables. » Read full article

Werner introduces fiberglass models of 2-in-1 dual purpose ladder • September 2017

Featuring a flip and click mechanism to convert from a stepladder to an extension ladder, the new models are available in 6-, 7-, and 8-foot models. » Read full article

Litetronics’ new 4- and 8-foot LED strip fixtures now available

Available in 24, 40 and 64-Watt versions and standard, junction box or suspension-mount configurations, the fixtures are offered in a range of colour temperatures, feature 0-10V dimming and are DLC premium-listed. » Read full article

Systemize your Business for Profits

Date & Location: November 28 • Online
Info: Get your team doing things the right way by systemizing the business beyond yourself! Only when you systematize habits and create accountability can you control the outcome and drive productivity. Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the 4th and final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time”.
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The Buildings Show 2017

Date & Location: November 29 - December 1 • Toronto
Info: More than 30,500 trade professionals attend The Buildings Show to discover innovations across the building industry and source the latest materials, products and more from over 1600 Canadian and international exhibitors. Attendees can choose from 350+ seminars, panels, keynotes and roundtables.
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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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