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April 17, 2019

ESA elects IESO president as chair of board

"It is a privilege to accept this role for an organization that plays a vital role in public safety,” says Peter Gregg, who succeeds Brian Bentz.

EB Horsman names ABB supplier of the year

To determine the winner, EBH monitored sales and operations of each of its 600-plus supplier partners and solicited feedback from its branch network.

Rexel Canada hires Randy Hayward as engineered power specialist

Hayward has worked with Schneider Electric Canada, Rockwell Automation and Graybar Canada. He will now represent Rexel products in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

OmniCable opens first Canadian branch

The wire, cable and electrical product redistributor’s new GTA branch—located in Brampton, Ont.—represents its inaugural expansion outside the U.S. market.

Jason Prevost joins Leviton as VP of distribution

Prevost will succeed Gabriel Massabni, who is set to retire next year. In the meantime, they will be working together to ensure a smooth transition for the role.

Arlington appoints new sales reps in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario

The electrical fitting and connector manufacturer recently signed new deals with Electra Sales and TMC Sales, which will implement its business plan locally.

VIDEO: Shazam! premieres with electrifying Tesla coil show

SkyFire Arts’ Michael Ravenwood, clad in full-body chain mail, replicated the superhero’s power by throwing lightning bolts in a live performance. » Watch video
Products & Solutions 

FLIR's non-contact voltage detector lights up live wiring

The pen-sized tester, with built-in flashlight, is designed to detect the presence of AC voltage in residential, commercial and industrial electrical installations. » Read full article

Eaton colour-codes locking devices for the first time

The company’s newest Arrow Hart products display the six voltage rating colours from the IEC 60309 standard for plugs, socket-outlets and couplers. » Read full article

MCEE 2019

Dates & Location: April 24 - 25 • Montreal
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OEL Electrical Industry Conference

Dates & Location: May 1 - 4 • Cornwall, Ont.
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BC Electrical Association Trade Show

Date & Location: May 2 • Victoria
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