Electrical & Control Panels

Interview: The Benefits of One-Cable Automation
February 23, 2017

Interview: The Benefits of One-Cable Automation

As manufacturing becomes more automated and connected across a wide range of industries, it is more essential than ever to streamline installations and bring about new efficiencies in terms of power and communication.

Elipse provides remote monitoring for Vietnamese electric company
February 22, 2017

Elipse provides remote monitoring for Vietnamese electric company

Thanks to Elipse Software’s solution, EVNNPC can now access remotely the data from switches, fire alarm systems, meters, relays, transformers, and third-party RTUs in the substations.

Tacoma Public Utilities chooses OSI to supply Energy Management System
February 14, 2017

Tacoma Public Utilities chooses OSI to supply Energy Management System

A publicly owned utility, Tacoma Power provides electricity to Tacoma, Washington and the surrounding areas, serving more than 160,000 customers. It draws 90 percent of its power from hydroelectric generation.

OSI's Enhanced Situational Awareness system chosen by Canadian power company to improve efficiency
February 13, 2017

OSI's Enhanced Situational Awareness system chosen by Canadian power company to improve efficiency

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is the primary generator of electricity in Newfoundland and Labrador. This system is intended to improve the company’s operational effectiveness in complex and dynamic operational environments.

Schneider Electric announces acquisition of MWPowerlab
February 02, 2017

Schneider Electric announces acquisition of MWPowerlab

This acquisition adds advanced Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technology to Schneider Electric’s industrial software portfolio.

AME Corporation announces rebrand as Panova
February 02, 2017

AME Corporation announces rebrand as Panova

Panova partners with manufacturers, product engineers, and entrepreneurs to solve technical and supply chain challenges in the design and production of molded components and completed products.

Electrocomponents announces Steve Newland as President of Allied Electronics
January 30, 2017

Electrocomponents announces Steve Newland as President of Allied Electronics

As President, Steve will be responsible for driving transformational and profitable growth in the Americas and further strengthening customer service.

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Lenze Americas announces appointment of Ralph Rosa as president
January 20, 2017

Lenze Americas announces appointment of Ralph Rosa as president

Rosa brings a strong track record to Lenze with more than 25 years of experience at Eaton Corporation in the controls, automation, power electronics, and services businesses.

NEMA finds 16 month high in latest electroindustry business condition report
December 29, 2016

NEMA finds 16 month high in latest electroindustry business condition report

The survey’s measure of the intensity of change in electroindustry business conditions moved further into positive territory, as the mean rating ticked up an additional one-tenth of a point to +0.4 this month from its previous reading of +0.3 in November.

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ABB's Dr. Roger Daugherty earns NEMA's Kite & Key Award
December 27, 2016

ABB's Dr. Roger Daugherty earns NEMA's Kite & Key Award

Daugherty was instrumental in the establishment of efficiency standards for energy-efficient induction motors, including the passing of the landmark Energy Policy Act of 1992.

Emerson's Ovation simulation platform finds home in power plants
December 14, 2016

Emerson's Ovation simulation platform finds home in power plants

In the virtual power plant of the future, the Ovation power plant simulator will run in parallel with the Ovation control system and is designed to minimize risk and improve power plant reliability.

Alaskan electric company chooses OSI to implement SCADA and energy management system
December 12, 2016

Alaskan electric company chooses OSI to implement SCADA and energy management system

The SCADA/EMS system is intended to allow GVEA to fulfill existing needs for Generation and Energy Management, as well as provide a platform that can be adapted to future requirements for Distribution Management

ABB's John Malinowski recieves Motor Summit 16 award
December 09, 2016

ABB's John Malinowski recieves Motor Summit 16 award

John Malinowski, Senior Director of Industry Affairs for Baldor, the ABB Group Company received a MS’16 Award in recognition “for his personal engagement to make IE3 premium efficiency motors the global market standard”

MENNEKES introduces online power distribution configuration tool
December 09, 2016

MENNEKES introduces online power distribution configuration tool

Using the configuration tool, users can build a standard or custom AMAXX power distribution center in less than a minute.

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Phoenix Contact announces investment in Windesco
November 23, 2016

Phoenix Contact announces investment in Windesco

Windesco, based in Boston, is a hardware/software solutions provider for wind-power assets. The company uses proprietary algorithms to optimize asset performance and extend asset life in the wind industry.

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HARTING and Arrow Electronics announce partnership expansion
November 14, 2016

HARTING and Arrow Electronics announce partnership expansion

HARTING and Arrow have agreed to expand their partnership to include EMEA and APAC. Arrow Electronics has been a HARTING distributor in North America for 22 years.

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Nordson ASYMTEK welcomes two Swiss distributors to provide customer support
November 14, 2016

Nordson ASYMTEK welcomes two Swiss distributors to provide customer support

eXelsius will manage the French-speaking areas of Switzerland (cantons: Genève, Jura, Neuchâtel et Vaud) while neutec electronic ag will manage the German and Italian-speaking areas and share responsibilities for Berne, Fribourg, and Valais.

Siemens to highlight IIoT applications at SPS IPC Drives 2016
October 24, 2016

Siemens to highlight IIoT applications at SPS IPC Drives 2016

Working together with customers from both the discrete manufacturing and process industry, Siemens is developing new solutions for plant and production processes. In the specially created “MindSphere Lounge”, visitors will also have the chance to experience the IoT ecosystem live in a unique atmosphere.

ABB announces Dr. Jef Beerten as first winner of ABB Research Award
October 21, 2016

ABB announces Dr. Jef Beerten as first winner of ABB Research Award

Dr. Jef Beerten from KU Leuven, Belgium, receives a US $ 300,000 grant over the next three years for ongoing research at the forefront of energy technology.

ABB announces Stage 3 launch of reorganization strategy
October 05, 2016

ABB announces Stage 3 launch of reorganization strategy

ABB is shaping and focusing its divisional structure into four divisions: Electrification Products, Robotics and Motion, Industrial Automation and Power Grids, effective January 1, 2017.

Delaware Electric Cooperative chooses OSI's SCADA system
October 03, 2016

Delaware Electric Cooperative chooses OSI's SCADA system

DEC will use the new SCADA system to monitor and control all 23 of its distribution substations, 87 feeders in all, as well as radial transmission substations.

NEMA works with CEMEP to drive new motor efficiency standards
October 03, 2016

NEMA works with CEMEP to drive new motor efficiency standards

In a joint white paper to be presented at the Motor Summit 2016 in Zurich on October 11 and 12, NEMA and CEMEP outline an extended product approach that moves beyond single motors, invertors, and controls to include electronic speed controls, power drive systems (PDS), pumps, fans, compressors, and other auxiliary electronics that make up the system.

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SMTA presents Nordson with SMTA Corporate Partnership Award
September 29, 2016

SMTA presents Nordson with SMTA Corporate Partnership Award

Nordson was recognized for its willingness to share technical knowledge with others in the electronics manufacturing industry as evidenced by the many papers that have been presented at numerous SMTA conferences.

ABB announces NKT Cables acquisition of ABB's cable system business
September 23, 2016

ABB announces NKT Cables acquisition of ABB's cable system business

NKT Cables is acquiring ABB’s global high-voltage cable system business with a total value of 836 million euros (US$934 million). The business is part of ABB’s Power Grids division, which is undergoing a strategic review.

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Spartan Controls announces partnership with Atrex Energy
September 13, 2016

Spartan Controls announces partnership with Atrex Energy

Accessibility to power in remote areas is essential to many functions that are crucial to customer operations, and extending the grid is often not an option due to the remote location of sites. Atrex Energy’s portfolio of DC power generator systems are solution to service remote or off-grid applications.

Allied Electronics announces expansion into South America
July 25, 2016

Allied Electronics announces expansion into South America

The Santiago-based Allied Chile office is the first in South America. Allied Electronics will continue to expand in this region in the next 12 to 18 months.

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NEMA announces four new members to board of governors
July 19, 2016

NEMA announces four new members to board of governors

The four new board members are Annette Kay Clayton, CEO North America Operations for Schneider Electric; Lee Cooper, CEO of GE Healthcare U.S. & Canada; Jack Nehling, president of Phoenix Contact USA; and Rich Stinson, CEO of Southwire Company.

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ABB's flash charging technology chosen by Geneva transit operator
July 18, 2016

ABB's flash charging technology chosen by Geneva transit operator

ABB will deliver and deploy 13 flash-charging stations along an urban transit bus route, as well as three terminal and four depot feeding stations. The onboard bus batteries can then be charged in 15 seconds with a 600-kilowatt boost of power at the bus stop.

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World cable management market to reach $25.1 billion by 2022
June 13, 2016

World cable management market to reach $25.1 billion by 2022

North America is the dominant market and is expected to be the leading contributor in global revenue, owing to the high adoption of cable management solutions in various end user industries in the region.

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June 09, 2016

Allied receives two distinguished awards from HARTING

The “Distributor of the Year” was awarded to Allied based on three criteria: for growth of sales revenue by more than any other HARTING distributor in 2015, for growth of new product sales in 2015, and the outstanding overall partnership between HARTING and Allied.

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Exar appoints Ryan Benton as CEO, Keith Tainsky as CFO
June 01, 2016

Exar appoints Ryan Benton as CEO, Keith Tainsky as CFO

The Exar Board of Directors has appointed Ryan A. Benton as Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Keith Tainsky, Sr. Director of Finance, will immediately assume the position of Chief Financial Officer.

Phoenix Contact UPS receives UL 1778 HAZLOC rating
April 15, 2016

Phoenix Contact UPS receives UL 1778 HAZLOC rating

QUINT UPS-IQ 500 VA AC UPS has received UL 1778 Recognition for Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations.

 Molex Acquires Interconnect Systems
April 08, 2016

Molex Acquires Interconnect Systems

Interconnect Systems specializes in the design and manufacture of high density silicon packaging with advanced interconnect technologies.

April 06, 2016

Alpha Wire shrinks coaxial cables down to 50 AWG

Micro Coax cable is available in smaller sizes to meet the growing need for signal transmission in confined spaces.

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Cressall appoints Damiano Natali R&D and FEA engineer
April 05, 2016

Cressall appoints Damiano Natali R&D and FEA engineer

Natali relocated from Genoa, Italy, to join the Leicester-based company after working as a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) engineer for three years.

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QSFP-DD plans to increase pluggable module speeds to 400 Gbps
March 31, 2016

QSFP-DD plans to increase pluggable module speeds to 400 Gbps

The QSFP-DD interface expands on the QSFP pluggable form factor, a widely adopted four-lane electrical interface used across Ethernet switches that enables interconnection between switches or to servers.

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Harting hires Dr. Vivek Dave Director of Technology
March 09, 2016

Harting hires Dr. Vivek Dave Director of Technology

Dr. Dave will be directing all North America related research activities, new technologies and projects with HARTING’s key technology partners.

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ABB to power unmanned oil platforms
February 24, 2016

ABB to power unmanned oil platforms

ABB will supply electrical and telecommunication systems to the Al Nasr Full field Development Project in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.

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Cressall Resistors expands R&D facility
February 22, 2016

Cressall Resistors expands R&D facility

The expansion will allow Cressall engineers to carry out accurate and consistent lightning impulse and thermal power testing on electrical equipment.

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BgB Supply adds Stahlin enclosures
February 02, 2016

BgB Supply adds Stahlin enclosures

BgB Supply now offers all of Stahlin's typically stocked products and supports drop ship directly from the manufacturer.

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