Siemens Announces $14M Modernization and Expansion of Drummondville Plant

Siemens Announces $14M Modernization and Expansion of Drummondville Plant

July 15, 2024 Siemens Canada is investing approximately $14 million in a multi-phased modernization of its 10,400 sq m manufacturing facility located in Drummondville, Quebec, with the aim to optimize overall efficiency and capacity of the plant and position it for future growth. Plans for the facility, which has been making electrical products for the…

ECABC 72nd Annual General Meeting & Conference: Houle Electric Wins Inaugural Innovation Award

ECABC 72nd Annual General Meeting & Conference: Houle Electric Wins Inaugural Innovation Award

July 2, 2024 ECABC extends a big thank you to all who attended their Conference & 72nd AGM on June 20–21, 2024 at the picturesque Penticton Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre. “It was a blast seeing everyone there!” The Welcome Reception at Poplar Grove Winery provided a great networking opportunity with an incredible view and…

EECOL Electric Announces Acquisition of Independent Electric Supply

EECOL Electric Announces Acquisition of Independent Electric Supply

July 2, 2024 EECOL Electric has announced the acquisition Independent Electric Supply of Toronto (Independent). Independent, with its 40 team members, has been serving customers in the Toronto area market since 1921. “EECOL’s customer-first focus aligns perfectly with our values. This partnership represents the joining of two companies that have both been servicing the electrical…

2024 Call for Nominations CAF-FCA Board of Directors

2024 Call for Nominations CAF-FCA Board of Directors

June 28, 2024 The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is now accepting nominations for its Board of Directors. This is a great opportunity for those who want to be involved in setting the organization’s strategic direction and overseeing its work on behalf of Canada’s apprenticeship community. Review the CAF-FCA Board Member Job Description. For the 2024/2025-year CAF-FCA…

Agence Ricard Announces New Partnership with Hydel

Agence Ricard Announces New Partnership with Hydel

June 28, 2024 Agence Ricard has announced a new partnership with Hydel, a recognized provider in the manufacture of high-quality electrical products. This strategic partnership will allow Agence Ricard to expand its product range by adding Hydel’s meter sockets and other innovative products. Hydel is known for its reliable and sustainable solutions that meet the evolving…

Glen Dimplex Americas Announces Direct Distribution of Convectair and Dimplex Products in Canada

Glen Dimplex Americas Announces Direct Distribution of Convectair and Dimplex Products in Canada

June 28, 2024 Glen Dimplex Americas is pleased to announce that, starting September 16, 2024, it will take over the direct sales and distribution of all Convectair and Dimplex products in the Canadian electrical distribution market. This change follows Glen Dimplex Americas decision to end its distribution agreement with Ouellet Canada Inc., which has been…

Intralec Electrical Products Unveils New Brand Identity

Intralec Electrical Products Unveils New Brand Identity

June 28, 2024 Intralec, a leading representative for electrical manufacturers, is proud to announce the launch of its new brand identity. This comprehensive rebrand reflects the company’s evolution and commitment to innovation, excellence, and customer satisfaction. “This change in our brand identity is a significant milestone for Intralec as it signifies a strategic view of…

Leviton Canada Appoints Nick Foster as Sales Director for Atlantic Region

Leviton Canada Appoints Nick Foster as Sales Director for Atlantic Region

June 25, 2024 Leviton Canada is delighted to announce the well-deserved promotion of Nick Foster to the esteemed position of Sales Director for the Atlantic region, effective July 2nd, 2024. “Nick, a valued member of our team since 2015, has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership acumen and a remarkable ability to foster strong client relationships,” said…

NETCO and Buildforce Canada Announce Two New Courses as Part of their OASIS Platform

NETCO and Buildforce Canada Announce Two New Courses as Part of their OASIS Platform

June 24, 2024 NETCO (National Electrical Trade Council) is pleased to be offering two new courses to their Online Apprentice Support Initiatives for Success (OASIS) platform created by BuildForce Canada / ConstruForce Canada. The new courses available are: Introduction to Construction Estimating and First Level Supervisor Training Program. These courses are available to all of…

Nova Scotia Running Summer Camps for Youth Interested in Skilled Trades

Nova Scotia Running Summer Camps for Youth Interested in Skilled Trades

June 24, 2024 Youth across Nova Scotia will learn more about the skilled trades this summer with funding from the Province. Safe, fun and interactive camps for youth aged 12 to 15 will encourage exploring careers in the skilled trades and help meet the future demands of Nova Scotia’s labour market. In partnership with the…

John Yohanna of Crestron Electronics named to the ASHB Board of Directors

June 24, 2024 The Association for Smarter Homes & Buildings (ASHB) Board is pleased to announce the appointment of John Yohanna of Crestron Electronics to the ASHB Board of Directors. As Vice President of Residential and a 15-year veteran at Crestron Electronics, John Yohanna is a highly regarded leader in the smart homes and buildings industry….