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Signify announces Salex as new agent partner

Signify has announced a new agent partnership with Salex to represent its lighting brands and controls in the Greater Toronto Area and southern Ontario, effective March 1, 2020.

Updating power control systems with minimal disruption

Aging power control and automation systems can carry risks of downtime, particularly due to the low availability of (a) replacement components and (b) the corresponding knowledge required to install them.

Graybar Canada names Jason Taylor new EVP and GM

Graybar Canada recently announced the retirement of Brian Thomas, its executive vice president and general manager, effective March 1, 2020. He will be succeeded by Jason Taylor upon his retirement.

Breaking Ground at new ASHRAE headquarters

ASHRAE, the global professional society committed to advancing the arts and sciences of heating ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and their allied fields, held a ground breaking event on Jan. 10, 2020, to celebrate the start of construction on its new global headquarters renovation.

EFC to award over $140,000 in funding through 2020 Scholarship Program

Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has announced its 2020 Scholarship Program, which will provide funding to support university and college students interested in pursuing a career within the electrical industry.

AD members boast 12 per cent sales increase in 2019

Affiliated Distributors (AD) is reporting that total member sales across its 12 divisions in 2019 reached $46.3 billion, an increase of 12 per cent compared to 2018 sales. Meanwhile, AD member companies purchased $12.1 billion in goods from AD supplier partners in 2019, a nine per cent increase year-over-year.
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Rittal Scholarship

Rittal supports women in tech as part of EFC scholarship program

Through EFC’s Scholarship Program, Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada is offering two scholarships of $1,750 each to female undergraduate students who are looking to start their career in the electrical industry. » Read full article

Slice launches EDC Folding Knife with finger-friendly blade

The Slice 10495 EDC (Every Day Carry) Folding Knife is a compact, weighted folding knife with a finger-friendly ceramic blade that’s effective, long lasting, rust proof and safe to the touch. » Read full article

New SolaHD Mini-Tower Line-Interactive UPS designed for cabinet installations

Emerson’s SolaHD SSW Series Mini-Tower Line-Interactive UPS provides an economical choice for users requiring the performance of a sinewave output, line interactive UPS in a mini-tower shape for cabinet installations. » Read full article
AEA - Learning Expo

Hearts for Heroes Gala – 10th anniversary

Dates & Location: Feb. 29 • Vaughan, Ont.
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IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Dates & Location: March 3-6 • Reno, Nev.
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Light + Building

Dates & Location: March 8-13 • Frankfurt, Germany
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Dates & Location: March 16-18 • Edmonton, Alta.
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AEA Electrical Learning EXPO

Date & Location: March 25 • Edmonton, Alta.
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Lumen Exhibition

Dates & Location: April 21, 23 • Quebec City, Montreal
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Lightfair 2020

Dates & Location: May 3-7 • Las Vegas, Nev.
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