Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Recently Schneider Electric Canada’s Demo Trailer completed it’s fall tour. With the support of its numerous wholesale partners the demo trailer visited end-users throughout eastern Canada, demonstrating its broad range of capabilities and Innovation at Every Level. The trailer emphasized the diverse capabilities of Ecostruxure, Schneider Electric’s IoT enabled platform that connects best-in-class OT Solutions with the latest IT technology for use across numerous industry sectors. For further information on the future travels of the demo trailer or Schneider’s diverse Ecostruxure platform contact your local Schneider representative.

  

For more videos by Schneider Electric visit their YouTube page HERE

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This Mersen Minute introduces Bulk Pack PV Fuses: new packaging designed with Mersen customers in mind.

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The Industrial Internet of Things is driving a level of increased connectivity that helps companies to improve their overall performance, but also comes with the potential for enterprise risk. With the potential for huge losses at stake, applying cyber security to industrial control systems means taking a holistic and proactive approach to managing that risk and protecting operations and intellectual property. As attacks become more sophisticated and pervasive, physical security is not enough; companies also need to adopt an industrial cyber security posture. Rockwell Automation brings strong expertise of the plant floor as well as expertise in cyber security to help our customers secure and maintain their infrastructure, protect their assets, and optimize their overall performance. Learn more at rok.auto/securityservices

  

View more videos by Rockwell Automation HERE

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EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s IoT-enabled, plug-and-play, open, inter-operable architecture and platform, in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.   


EcoStruxure delivers Innovation at Every Level from Connected Products to Edge Control, and Apps, Analytics and Services, on 6 domains of expertise – Power, IT, Building, Machine, Plant and Grid – delivering enhanced value around safety, reliability, operational efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity to our customers.   

At Schneider Electric we are leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. We make it possible for IoT-enabled solutions to seamlessly connect, collect, analyze and act on data in real-time delivering enhanced safety, efficiency, reliability, and sustainability. 


Discover EcoStruxure: the next generation of active energy management and automation architecture.  

  

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Electrician Forum Brought to you by Schneider Electric

As industry experts you know the products you use everyday better than anyone and should have input on what information you receive about products and what could improve them.

Therefore, we want your insight on the biggest challenges or issues you face when installing loadcentres, breakers (CAFI, GFI's…) and other surge protection devices. We ask that you do not provide product specific details but rather your general issues and concerns or any questions that have come to mind while working with these product types. Provide us with your valued expert insight into the issues you have faced so manufacturers can better inform you about the installation and use of these products. Lets generate some discussion that will help guide the Industry.

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ABB CMD

ABB has appointed Maryrose Sylvester as Country Managing Director (CMD) and Head of Electrification for the United States, effective August 1, 2019.

In the CMD role, she will succeed Greg Scheu, who will support a smooth transition until his retirement at the end of October 31, 2019.

Sylvester was most recently President & CEO of “Current, powered by GE”, a GE startup business that was acquired in April by New York-based private equity firm American Industrial Partners.

 



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CyberSecurityDuring a recent Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group meeting, representatives from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and International Society of Automation (ISA) outlined a new program to address the growing risk of unprotected and under-protected building control systems in the U.S. and abroad.

Building owners, users, and manufacturers of control systems continuously work to find practical ways to create safe and more secure environments.

 

 

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IoTElectrical contractors are approaching a tipping point in terms of pursuing roles and opportunities in the growing market of smart buildings, according to Smart Buildings And Internet of Things (IoT) Impact on Electrical Contracting, a new report from Electri International. Part 1 of this 3-part series provided an overview of the IoT challenges facing electrical contractors; Part 2: opportunities. Here in Part 3: two case studies.

Manitoba Hydro Place 

The first LEED Platinum Certified building in Canada, Manitoba Hydro Place (MHP) is considered the country’s greenest and most energy-efficient building. 

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Lighting LEEDThe Rivierè-des-Mille-Îles Park encompasses an array of natural forest, waterways, marshland and shoreline in the city of Laval, Quebec. With its exceptional biodiversity, it’s a unique natural attraction for the city, and welcomes over 150,000 visitors annually.

The Exploration Centre is the latest addition to the park and was built as the main visitor welcome area. The pavilion stands out with its modern and avant-garde architecture, and magnificent view of the nearby river.

 


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Fluke Insulated Hand ToolElectricians and facility maintenance technicians should ideally work on de-energized electrical equipment, but that isn’t always possible, so their hand tools should provide as much protection as possible. The new Fluke1000 V Insulated Hand Tools are designed to keep workers safe in hazardous areas and are rugged enough to use in the toughest environments without breaking.

Fluke Insulated Hand Tools are manufactured using state-of-the-art German steel to Fluke’s exacting standards for quality, ruggedness, and reliability. 

 


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