Manual Work Meets Modern Automation to Empower Workers with Handicaps

IN SPITE OF ADVANCING DIGITALIZATION, the following still applies: Manual workstations are indispensable, be- cause automation is not always profitable with small batch quantities or complex processes. Such workstations are preferred at the Martinshof Werkstatt Bremen, a sheltered workshop for a mixed workforce including people with handicaps, as they are ideally suited for integrating personsRead More

New ARCHON Double-Ended Grow Light System

Barron Lighting Group, the parent company to Growlite indoor and green- house horticultural lighting, announces the addition of the ARCHON DE grow light system featuring the SafeDElockTM socket (Patent No. 10,720,741). The first and only UL 8800 double-ended reflector on the market, the ARCHON DE was designed with the grower in mind for safety, easeRead More

Barron Launches New Growlite Website!

Barron Lighting Group, the parent company to Growlite indoor and greenhouse horticultural lighting, announces the launch of its redesigned website. The new site features a streamlined, modern design, improved functionality, and easy access to essential information. “Our primary goal during the redesign process was to create a more valuable, user-friendly and responsive resource across allRead More

Liquatite® Conduit Types LA, ZHLA, and CBLA now CSA Certified “Heavy-Duty”

ELECTRI-FLEX COMPANY, Roselle, IL, announces product Types LA, ZHLA, and CBLA now conform to C22.2 No. 56-17 Annex A “Heavy-Duty” for CSA Certification. The “Heavy-Duty” Annex requires liquidtight flexible metal conduit to pass additional tension, cold flexibility, connector compatibility, and crush tests. The Heavy-Duty Difference means that these conduit types passed vigorous testing, above andRead More

Polywater names Tom Fredericks Global Business Development Director

New role expanded to include Canada and positions company for global expansion Polywater, the Stillwater, Minnesota-based global, specialty chemical manufacturer for the electrical and telecommunications industries, today announced the promotion of Tom Fredericks to general manager/vice president USA and Canada and global business development director, Electrical division. Fredericks most recently was vice president and generalRead More

WTA Series Adjustable LED Wallpack from Barron Lighting Group

Barron Lighting Group, the parent company to Trace-Lite indoor and outdoor commercial and industrial lighting, announces the addition of the WTA Series adjustable LED wallpack. “Barron Lighting Group is thrilled to announce the newest lighting solution to our product family – the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) PREMIUM Qualified WTA Series adjustable LED wallpack. The WTA’s uniqueRead More

Emerson Introduces New Greenlee® GRE-6: One Tool to Cut Wire, Crimp Connectors and Punch Electrical Boxes

Patented QuickChange System™ increases tool versatility on the job Electrical workers searching for versatility with a multi-functional tool to cut wire, crimp connectors and punch electrical panels now have a practical option with the new Greenlee GRE-6 Interchangeable Head 6-in-1 Cable Termination Tool, powered by a Makita® battery. The GRE-6 is a 6-ton hydraulic toolRead More

Focal Point Introduces Warm Dim Technology with Expanded 3.5-inch Downlight Offering

Advanced LED warm dim technology offers specifiers flexibility, superior light quality, and performance Specifiers, contractors and designers have long recognized the high quality of Focal Point’s ID+ family of down-lights, wall washers and adjustable accents. The versatile product range gives designers the tools they need to light a space. Now, the Chicago-based lighting manufacturer isRead More

Nora Lighting® Surf LED Surface Mounts Over J-Boxes; Offered in Square or Round

Nora Lighting’s surface-mounted SURF LED luminaire has the appearance of a recessed downlight, and is available in contemporary round and square models with sharp corners and regressed baffles for an architectural look. SURF features a unique edge-lit light guide with embedded honeycomb lens that offers comfortable, glare-free lighting not typically found in surface-mounted fixtures. TheRead More