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Deere ramps up battery-electric vehicle portfolio with Kreisel

Deere & Company has acquired majority ownership in Kreisel Electric Inc., a battery technology provider based in Austria. “Kreisel’s battery technology can be applied across the broad portfolio of Deere products, and Kreisel’s in-market experience will benefit Deere as we ramp up our battery-electric vehicle portfolio,” said Pierre Guyot, John Deere Power Systems.

NCS International Co. acquires Trans Canada Electro

“We are excited to join two long-standing entities in this industry together, and eager to welcome the Trans Canada Electro team to our NCS International family,” said NCS’s Shaine Nobert. NCS is a distributor of electrical, electronic, datacom, fiber optic cable, cable accessories and wire, with nine locations across Canada.

Toronto Zoo Biogas Project

The Toronto Zoo Biogas Project

Chartered financial analyst Daniel Bida did not set out to become a developer of biogas plants. “I didn’t know anything about how power generation worked, or how the regulated electricity industry worked,” he admits. Around this time, the Toronto Zoo was investing the feasibility of building a biogas plant that would digest zoo manure and create energy. » Read more
Cleantech Canada

Prysmian investing $30 MIL to increase optical fiber capacity

The company says that, as the market shifts from copper infrastructure to fiber, Prysmian’s manufacturing facilities will adapt to mirror this shift. The Jackson facility will switch from producing copper to optical cable, making it the first plant within the group to be re-tooled to produce a different product. » Read more

Our next COVER STORY is YOU!

That’s right. The Cover Story of our upcoming September edition is you—and hundreds of your peers—when we share the results of our 4th Annual National Survey of Charge-out Rates and Revenues for Canadian electrical contractors. The anonymous survey only takes 5 minutes, and you could win $250.00 in Visa Gift Cards. But we need your input now. » Please, take survey

Mersen Modulostar fuse holders now in North America

Modulostar models are available from 1 to 4 poles for cylindrical fuses with a 600VAC/DC voltage rating as per class, and CC fuses up to 800VAC/1000VDC voltage rating as per midget fuses. Changing a fuse is easy thanks to the fuse carrier’s wider opening angle, says Mersen, adding the fuse holder can be opened and closed quickly with a clear audible confirmation. » Learn more
Gillinder Glass

Gillinder for industrial, harsh and hazardous environments

Gillinder Glass produces a variety of glass products to meet the demands of industrial, harsh and hazardous environments. Its clear or coloured tempered vapourproof glass is often used for ceiling, pendant, or wall-mounted fixtures, and can be produced with multiple finishes in a variety of colours. » Learn more

IES Annual Conference – “Lighting the Way”

Dates & Location: August 18-20, New Orleans, La. » More info

EFC Federation Cup Golf Tournament

Date & Location: August 24, Ajax, Ont » More info

CUEE Tradeshow Marketplace

Dates & Location: September 13-14, Mississauga, Ont. » More info

ECAO Annual Conference

Dates & Location: September 18-24, Prague, Czech Republic » More info

OEL Golf Day

Date & Location: September 29, Oakville, Ont. » More info

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