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  Greg Duyka will be giving an online Webinar concerning the current and future construction industry and the software that fuels it. Look for his Webinar on September 30th at 12pm-1p CDT. Follow the link in the video to register today. Don't miss this exciting presentation brought to you by On Center Software: The First Name In Construction Automation! Register Here for the Webinar -  

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine—your trusted source for industry information—is partnering up with Electricsmarts to offer you an iPad app that contains hundreds of manufacturer’s catalogs. When you want pricing or product information, fire up the app and search by category or manufacturer name.This new reader service connects you with product and manufacturer data anytime and any place you have wireless service.Go to the app store on your iPad to download the EC Cat app now.

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine has launched an app version to supplement the print and online brand offerings already in place. The app is available now in iOS, Android and Kindle versions through the iTunes Store, Google Play and Amazon App Store. It features a page-by-page version of the monthly magazine, a text-only mobile-friendly version, and a hybrid solution.  Downloading the app is easy. Simply click the following link for your respective platform, or search for "electrical contractor" on your platform's app marketplace.

Website Upgrade Enhances Mobile Viewing, Multimedia Advertising Options BETHESDA, Md., July 25, 2015—ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine has launched a responsive website with a new advertising system to optimize mobile viewing on any device. The upgrade at was also built to boost ad value, adjusting advertisers’ assets for the device’s screen size to maximize visibility and response without intruding on the user experience.

PITTSBURGH … Power management company Eaton today announced the new “Power of Authenticity” campaign, which helps authorized distributors and contractors source and supply reliable products quickly and efficiently.

SYCAMORE, IL, AUGUST 18, 2015—Being prepared is a crucial part of an electrician's job that starts with having professional-grade tools like a rugged, dependable IDEAL steel fish tape. Off the job, being prepared is just as important. That is why IDEAL is giving away a free Emergency Aid Kit with every purchase of its Model 31-056 or Model 31-057 steel fish tapes from now until Oct. 31, 2015, while supplies last.

ALL-TEST is now offering its first live webinar as a training class. e-Learning Electrical Reliability Live webinarWhen: Wednesday, August 26, 2015Time: 11:00am-2:15pm EST

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Lutron’s new Residential Advantage Program includes valuable information about current topics like connected home solutions, reliable LED dimming and energy-saving sensors.

Grand prize winner will receive a custom-built 2015 Ford® F-150 by Addictive Desert Designs June 15, 2015 (Lincolnshire, IL) – Klein Tools (, for professionals since 1857, is calling for nominations for the annual Electrician of the Year award. All U.S.-based electricians are eligible, and judging is based on three criteria: professional achievement, safety excellence and community dedication. Entries, including self-nominations, will be accepted online at through August 31st.