Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

May 14, 2020

EIN Powertec 400Powertec Electric Inc. is one of the largest firms in Canada that provides electrical services for residential, commercial and industrial projects. They have announced the opening of its new location at 1433 Erin Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E259. 

The big move is part of an ongoing strategic plan to grow and expand the business further. The new site is significantly larger, has excellent access, and can accommodate more stock and many more staff members. 

The company had been on the lookout for different premises for a significant period of time, having acknowledged that they had outgrown their previous building. As with all aspects of their business, they wanted to take their time and ensure that whatever location they chose was suitable both for now and in the future. These requirements reduced the number of properties and sites that were available, but as this was a long-term plan, the owners of the company were prepared to wait until the right property and location became available. 

“It became apparent to us a long time ago that the rate at which our company and brand was growing would not be sustainable at our previous location, and so we put the wheels in motion to identify and then secure new premises,” said Daniel Lacovetsky. “We wanted to future-proof the business and put it on a firm foundation for the future growth that we anticipate. It took a lot of hard work and time to find our new location, but we are thrilled to have been able to move into our new premises. We are now actively pursuing our goal of becoming the number one company in Canada that provides the best electricians and electrical services. We are confident that our target will be achieved." 

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 This year’s winning entries were chosen by an independent voting panel of integrators along with the editors of CE Pro.

 

 

 

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Connected Drum Internet of Things Nexans Canada has launched a service providing cable reel tracking via connected devices. The “Connected Drum” Internet of Things (IoT) service allows customers to benefit from real-time location, theft and loss detection and management of residual cable lengths on reels. 

By tracking and monitoring a fleet of cable reels that are off-site or at subcontractor locations, significant savings can be realized. The service includes an online and mobile software platform for efficient and convenient management. This innovation provides customers with the real-time location of each reel as well as an alert system for monitoring on-site events including deliveries and pick-ups.

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ManitobaThe Manitoba government has expanded its Back to Work in Manitoba Wage Subsidy Program as part of its continued commitment to safely restarting the provincial economy.

“The Back to Work wage subsidy is benefiting hundreds of Manitoba businesses that are bringing back employees who were laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic, and hiring more staff to boost their operations and provide valued services to Manitobans,” said Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister. “Manitoba has designed some of Canada’s strongest support programs to help relieve small businesses of unexpected financial burdens...

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