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Industrial Products: Little Giant Ladder Systems

The Conquest 2.0 is a versatile, multi-position ladder with non-conductive fiberglass rails. This lightweight ladder is ready to take on any project. Plus, it’s Hi-Viz Green now.

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Gigamedia solutions are now in Canada

In this issue, we are thrilled to warmly welcome GIGAMEDIA as they successfully launch their full product range in 22 branches across Canada! From advanced video surveillance solutions to comprehensive cabling systems, they are ready to meet your security needs.

GIGAMEDIA offers a diverse range of cutting-edge security solutions designed to address the unique requirements of small businesses. Additionally, their product line includes switches, PoE injectors, cables, patch cords, and cabling accessories, ensuring seamless integration and optimal performance of your security system.

Stay tuned as we explore the impact of GIGAMEDIA’s arrival and the possibilities it brings to the security landscape in Canada.

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Case Study: Andrew Peller Winery – Industrial Shock Block SB5000 Offers Maximum Personnel Protection

Andrew Peller Winery, a Canadian company, has been crafting quality wines for over 50 years.

Winemaking facilities typically create damp environments due to the nature of the business. Recognizing there could be a potential hazard with personnel and electrical cables in these wet environments, Peller Winery took a proactive approach to ensure their employees were protected from possible electrical shock.

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In the world of business, loyalty is a valuable asset, often rewarded through various incentive programs. One such program that is the
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TSBC Directive: Advertising Requirements for Licensed Contractors

This directive, published May 2, 2024, is being issued by a provincial safety manager pursuant to section 30 of the Safety Standards Act.

On September 6, 2022, changes to the Safety Standards General Regulation came into effect that require licensed contractors to publish their company name and Technical Safety BC licence number when advertising their services to the public. The changes apply to all licensed contractors in electrical, gas, elevating devices, and boilers, pressure vessels, and refrigeration.

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The thoughtful selection of Balance of System (BOS) components is essential for solar project success. In fact, most safety and reliability problems are caused by connectors and wire management issues, components of the BOS. In this session we will guide you through how to navigate electrical BOS from PV module to transmission, helping to ensure more reliable, efficient, and profitable projects.

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      • Eureka Wins Red Dot Award for Atoll

        Eureka Wins Red Dot Award for Atoll

        July 16, 2024 Eureka is pleased to announce that its Atoll luminaire has received a Red Dot Design Award for Product Design. It is the 10th consecutive year that Eureka products have been honored with this prestigious award, which is a testament to the company’s consistency and relentless drive to design the best luminaires in… Read More…

      • Sarah Hansen Named Western Regional Sales Manager with Hammond Manufacturing 

        Sarah Hansen Named Western Regional Sales Manager with Hammond Manufacturing 

        July 15, 2024 Hammond Manufacturing is happy to announce that Sarah Hansen (nee Hammond) has accepted the position of Western Regional Sales Manager for the electrical enclosures division. This newly created position reflects Hammond’s commitment to continued growth of enclosure sales in Western Canada. “Sarah has spent the past thirteen years in leadership positions within… Read More…

      • ABB and NASCAR Reveal EV Prototype and Launch Electrification Innovation Partnership

        ABB and NASCAR Reveal EV Prototype and Launch Electrification Innovation Partnership

        July 15, 2024 ABB in the United States and NASCAR announced the ABB NASCAR Electrification Innovation Partnership and revealed a new EV prototype at the 2024 NASCAR Chicago Street Race. This partnership brings together world leaders in EV technology and auto racing to advance NASCAR’s strategic ambitions across electrification.   “ABB is a technology leader… Read More…

      • Nedco Introduces New General Manager at Nedco West

        Nedco Introduces New General Manager at Nedco West

        July 15, 2024 Nedco has announced Jay Frezell as the new General Manager of Nedco West, effective August 1st, 2024. “Jay brings over 25 years of experience in the datacom, power quality, and wire & cable industries. His impressive track record of success in distribution, sales, and manufacturing equips him with a deep understanding of… Read More…

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      Nexans Extends AC90 ISO-BX Armoured Cable Range for Canadian Hospitals

      To address the growing need for new healthcare facilities driven by Canada’s aging population, Nexans has extended its AC90 ISO-BX armoured cable range for hospitals. This 600V cable, compliant with CSA standards, features durable construction with XLPE-insulated copper conductors and distinctive colour coding for easy installation. It offers benefits such as minimized harmonics, electrical noise protection, and cost-effectiveness compared to conduit installations. Ideal for various settings including healthcare facilities, the AC90 ISO-BX ensures safety, reliability, and eco-friendliness, supporting the rapid expansion of Canada’s healthcare infrastructure.

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      IDEAL Introduces Sneak Peek Sweepstakes

      IDEAL Electrical has a new opportunity for electricians to win a trip to Chicago with its “Road to Sneak Peek Sweepstakes.”

      The sweepstakes is open from June 17-July 15 and electricians in the United States and Canada can enter to win by filling out a form to join the IDEAL Electrical loyalty program, Champions Club™.

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      Electrical Industry News Week

      This special weekly digest has the broadest reach of those that are involved in all aspects of the electrical industry including electrical construction and maintenance professionals and electrical specifying engineers across Canada. EIN is designed to provide electrical professionals with insight and intelligence on developments in the industry that impact design, specification, and the installation of electrical equipment. From corporate news to new technologies and insightful opinions, EIN will become your first read in the electrical industry in Canada. Published weekly – every Tuesday