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High-Mast, Side-Mounted Roadway Lighting Standard Now Includes LED Technology

High-Mast, Side-Mounted Roadway Lighting Standard Now Includes LED Technology

    ROSSLYN, VA —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.18-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—High-Mast Side-Mounted Luminaires. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Outdoor Lighting, this Standard covers physical, operational, maintenance, and light-distribution features that permit use of high-mast luminaires in roadway applications when specified. In this edition, […]

January 24, 2019
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Bulbrite Launches Exclusive Plumen Partnership at Lightovation 2019

Bulbrite Launches Exclusive Plumen Partnership at Lightovation 2019

  Plumen bulbs have a heritage of being true art pieces, and Bulbrite is excited to announce its exclusive Lighting Showroom distributor agreement for Plumen’s new decorative LED Bulb.  The world’s first designer low energy bulb, the original Plumen 001 is now reincarnated as a high performing LED.  Plumen bulbs utilize flexible LED filaments to […]

January 24, 2019
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Ryan Evans Named VP of Sales and Marketing – Construction at Border States

Ryan Evans Named VP of Sales and Marketing – Construction at Border States

  FARGO, ND — Ryan Evans has been named Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Construction at Border States Electric (BSE). Evans is responsible for growing the construction market and developing strategies and initiatives to meet customer business challenges. Evans spent the last 22 years in the electrical and industrial distribution industry and is […]

January 23, 2019
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Regal Beloit’s Mark Gliebe Elected Chairman of NEMA Board of Governors

Regal Beloit’s Mark Gliebe Elected Chairman of NEMA Board of Governors

NEMA welcomes new officers from Eaton, Hubbell, and Siemens ROSSLYN, VA —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that Regal Beloit’s Mark Gliebe was elected chairman of the NEMA Board of Governors. Gliebe has nearly two decades of experience in the motor and power transmission manufacturing industries, the last 14 of which have been with […]

January 22, 2019
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Klein Tools “State of the Industry”: Popularity of Sustainable Energy Jobs Continues to Rise Among Electricians

Klein Tools “State of the Industry”: Popularity of Sustainable Energy Jobs Continues to Rise Among Electricians

      Many electricians prefer to work on challenging systems and new technology applications in the alternative energy sector LINCOLNSHIRE, IL – In celebration of “National Cut Your Energy Costs Day,” Klein Tools® recently released additional insight from its “State of the Industry” survey. With input from more than 800 union and non-union electricians, […]

January 22, 2019
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Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Covers Luminaire Vibration Capacity

Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Covers Luminaire Vibration Capacity

  ROSSLYN, VA – The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.31-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Luminaire Vibration. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Roadway and Area Lighting, this Standard describes the minimum vibration capability and vibration test methods for roadway and area luminaires. “This revision includes clarification and guidance […]

January 15, 2019
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New ownership for IDEAL Networks to “Accelerate Innovation and Growth”

New ownership for IDEAL Networks to “Accelerate Innovation and Growth”

    CBPE Capital (“CBPE”) has acquired a majority ownership position in IDEAL Networks, a market leading provider of portable handsets for data cable and network testing, validation and certification. CBPE is acquiring the business from its former parent, IDEAL INDUSTRIES Inc and will be investing alongside the incumbent management team led by Paul Walsh, […]

January 15, 2019
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