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Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and its members have awarded Canadian university and college students $136,000 across 53 scholarships. This initiative has supported students with over $1 million in funding since 1994…    

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Industry Data Warehouse

The Industry Data Exchange Association’s Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) has been endorsed by the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) as the preferred source of manufacturer product and pricing information for NAED member companies.

NAED now joins the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) in its support of the IDW.

“By subscribing to IDEA services, our distributors are able to plug into the same product information as the rest of the supply chain,” says Tom Naber, president and CEO, NAED.

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20/20 Vision

Emerging technology, demographic shifts, volatile economic conditions, and changing customer expectations have all created new challenges and opportunities within Canada’s electrical industry, notes Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) in its just-released research report, 20/20 Vision: The Future of the Canadian Electrical Contractor. “All players within the electrical industry will be challenged to adjust their business strategies to keep pace with new market demands.”

The report examines changing trends from the perspective of the organization’s largest customer segment — electrical contractors. The findings offer insight on the strengths, challenges, opportunities and threats that Canadian electrical contractors are experiencing due to the emergence of a number of factors. Among the findings...

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Changing Scene

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Effective August 2, Liteline Corporation will be moving to a new facility in Richmond Hill, ON. ...
Thomas & Betts Canada has announced the winners of the Star Teck fittings “Win a garage ...
To continue delivering a higher level of service to its customers, E.B. Horsman & Son has ...
Flextherm Celebrates 25 Years With a Big Bang PHOTO: EIN-37/CEW-18-CS-Flextherm-400.jpg The floor ...
Electro-Federation Canada’s 6th Annual Future Forum, Thinking Smarter — Channel Products, Energy, ...
Rudy Provoost, chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Rexel, announced on January 20 that ...
In March 2014, Robertson Electric Wholesale will open its sixth branch to service London, ON and ...
Kevin Mallory, VP and GM of Hubbell Canada LP, recently announced the promotion of Steve Fraser to ...
Canada’s exports continued to expand and helped grow the economy in 2012 despite a global ...
Power management company Eaton and its Cooper Lighting division have released of the 2014 SOURCE ...

Peers & Profiles

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Murray Chamney is everywhere. He is involved in all initiatives, is active in the business ...
Many Millennials join our industry by indirect routes or by chance. Not so for Jonathan Clarke, who ...
Intermatic is a North American family-owned energy control company celebrating its 125th year in ...
François Anquetil? You’ll never get him to sit down for an interview, people told me. He’s too ...
Patrick Deschamps, father of a 10-year-old girl, was recently appointed Vice President of ...
Jason Prevost is National Chair of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)’s Young Professionals Network. ...
One Laplante brother, Paul, arrived in 1978 in the family business founded by their father in 1955; ...
The career of Stanpro’s Executive Vice-President reflects the path of someone who has pursued a ...
You will read in this profile musings from a corporate leader on managing, sharing success with ...
Swati Patel is proud of the successes she has achieved so far...    

Looking Back

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An $80,000 deficit from 1979 greeted the CEDA members at the 1980 Annual General Meeting...   ...
At the January 1976 meeting of the Board of Directors, the title of the association’s manager was ...
History was made. For the first time a woman, Mrs. Jeannine Wood, was elected CEDA President... ...
The lack of a strong public image had been an ongoing concern for the association, and at the ...
The benefit and financial viability of CEDA Current continued to be an issue...    
Introduction of the Performance Analysis Report (PAR Survey) was considered a milestone in the ...
Recruiting and retaining members has long been a concern for the association, but the problem ...
One indication of CEDA’s expanding sphere of influence was the creation of “CEDA Current,” a trade ...
The pros and cons of joining the Canadian Electrical Association were first considered in 1969: no ...
1968 was an introspective period for CEDA...    

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Canadian Electrical Wholesaler

Published twice monthly on the first and third Thursday of every month Canadian Electrical Wholesaler is the voice of the electrical channel in Canada. The editorial focus of CEW is a solid mix of features, news, articles and product information. Key aspects are peers and profiles and in-depth best management practices ensuring every issue is read from branch level right up to head offices. Simply put we provide the need to know business information including the latest trends, new market opportunities, sales techniques and operational analysis to distribution professionals written by those who live this business and published by Kerrwil founded in 1964 to serve the electrical industry in Canada.

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