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MacPherson departs; Capkun assumes Publisher role

Electrical Business Magazine’s publisher of 11 years, John MacPherson, has left Annex Business Media to pursue another career opportunity. Moving into his position is Anthony Capkun, the now-former editor of EBMag.

“Can Milwaukee really do more with M18?”...You be the judge • Milwaukee NPS2018

Last month, EBMag was in Milwaukee Tool’s backyard to learn about the company’s latest and greatest offerings for 2018 and early 2019. VP cordless management Paul Fry explained that 2018 will see a focus on making the M18 Fuel line backward and forward compatible.

Arlington defeats a new Bridgeport duplex connector patent challenge

Arlington Industries reports that the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected Bridgeport’s attempt on May 8 to challenge one of its patents on duplex connectors.

Techspan’s Brian Power announces his retirement

“Brian is a gifted sales leader, networker and mentor, and will be greatly missed at Techspan,” says the announcement from Techspan’s president, Lyle Moroz.

WARNING: Counterfeit UL Marks on GFCIs model TGMT20

Although the counterfeit GFCIs are marked with model designation TGMT20 and have the UL label, the GFCIs were not manufactured by Zhejiang Trimone Co. Ltd.

EFC launches its new brand identity

As part of the launch, EFC has introduced a new logo, updated the vision and mission statements to better reflect EFC’s value proposition to members, and created new collateral — such as weekly newsletters — to augment that change.

Gerrie sisters Heather and Elaine recognized as distinguished entrepreneurs

“Entrepreneur” and “60-year-old company” are not usually found in the same sentence, so congratulations to Gerrie Electric Wholesale Ltd. co-presidents Heather Gerrie-Kwant and Elaine Gerrie-Valentini, who will receive the 2018 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award.

Carol MacLeod steps down from NETCO, Melissa Young steps in

Carol was instrumental in the organization’s 2006 launch and in building the industry funding model that has enabled the council to flourish, says NETCO.

Back-costing... Your TIME MACHINE to Profit • VIDEO

Missed our webinar on May 16? Don’t worry! Watch the recording here and learn the three principles that ensure you continue to grow your business and the tools you need to successfully start, run and finish a job.

Calling all female cleantech entrepreneurs and innovators!

The Women in Cleantech Challenge offers five women an opportunity to develop their idea into a marketable cleantech solution and compete for a $1 million prize.