Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Feb 21, 2019

NESCONESCO Inc. has been recognized as an IMARK supplier partner, joining a group of IMARK preferred suppliers that are committed to the independent electrical distributor.

“Joining IMARK as a preferred supplier is a great recognition of our team’s effort and commitment to our electrical wholesaler customers across Canada, and we are thrilled to be recognized by IMARK’s preferred supplier program,” commented Craig Urie.  

Jamie Lepp added, “Our commitment to the independent electrical wholesaler will continue, as we move forward into our next 25 years and having the opportunity to work with IMARK will support our continued investment in Canada.”

Founded in 1993, NESCO is a Canadian company that manufactures and distributes electrical conduits and fittings to electrical wholesalers across Canada. NESCO recently celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2018. NESCO manufacturers a broad range of products from flexible aluminum conduit, steel cover plates, rigid threaded products and EMT elbows to custom PVC junction boxes.  

In addition, NESCO is a master distributor for a broad range of fittings and rough in products from leading manufacturers including Bridgeport Fittings, Topaz, Madison and Greaves Products.

With a manufacturing, warehouse and distribution facility in Brampton, Ontario, NESCO can ensure most orders are shipped complete the same day.

For more Information please contact:

    • Craig Urie, NESCO Inc., craig@nescocanada.com, 905-793-2218
    • Jim Taggart, IMARK Canada, jtaggart@imarkgroup.com, 416-522-1221


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CSAClimate change and its associated impacts will play a central role in Canada's electricity future. In fact, the Conference Board of Canada estimates that approximately $347.5 billion will need to be invested in electricity infrastructure to maintain the system reliability we have today. Making smart investments now can improve the system and help to avoid more severe climate related costs in the future.

“The critical infrastructure we rely on to power our daily lives must remain resilient to more damaging and frequent extreme weather events,” says Mary Cianchetti, President of Standards at CSA Group. “Standards play a critical role in making that happen.

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BCEA Victoria Trade Show

The BC Electrical Association in conjunction with the Victoria distributors and manufacturers committee on Vancouver Island will be holding a tradeshow and golf tournament on May 2, 2019 at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort.

This will be a table top trade show. Distributors have agreed not to hold their own tradeshow three months on either side of this date to ensure a successful event.

 

 



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EE LightingBy Blake Marchand

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