KAI Experts Say COVID-19 Pandemic Causing Major Shift in Traditional Office Design and Function

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing the reassessment of long- established criteria for office layouts, conferencing, group activity space and other areas where people interact, say the experts at KAI Design. Traditional building materials will also be replaced more consistently with products that actively promote cleanliness, health and safety.  “We will most assuredly see these changesRead 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

Superior Rents Sees Customer Success with Hy-Brid Lifts’ PS-1930 Non-Folding Rails

Superior Rents, a Missouri-based construction equipment rental center, sees customer success with the non-folding rails of Hy-Brid Lifts’ PS-1930, leading to an increase in unit rentals. This included one specific request for the models on a retail construction job. “Hy-Brid Lifts have features that make them a top choice for customers,” said Andy Galle, equipmentRead More

New, Free HDPE HDD Conduit Design Calculator Available

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI), has released a new, free software tool that aids in determining the most appropriate wall thickness of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit to be installed using horizontal directional drilling (HDD) techniques. Published on PPI’s website at plasticpipe.org/conduitcalc or at www.conduitcalc.com, the Conduit Design Calculator (CDC) simplifies complicated calculations into anRead More