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IDEAL introduces you to the SureTrace™ Circuit Tracer family of products. Three models 61-959, 61-957 and 61-955 circuit tracers can find wires back at the electrical breaker panel, in walls, floors and ceilings. While it is not sold for underground tracing can find cables in parking lots and other in ground applications.  

Nearly 50,000 construction professionals have doubled their profitability by reducing overhead utilizing On Center Software’s construction technology solutions.   The industry’s fastest, most accurate takeoff solution: Thousands of construction professionals have reduced costs and improved their accuracy utilizing the industry standard for takeoff. For more information go to

MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2016 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Xtralis, a leading global provider of aspirating smoke detection along with advanced perimeter security technologies and video analytics software, for $480 million from funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital Partners.

Glendale, AZ – February 3, 2016 – Barron Lighting Group, the originator of the LED exit sign and brands such as Exitronix, Trace*Lite and specialtyLED, is excited to announce the recent opening of its new facility the “Education and Experience Center” located on the second floor of its Glendale, Arizona manufacturing facility. The new space offers a comprehensive variety of application, installation and product seminars focusing on various lighting, code compliance and new technology venues across all divisions.

New product offers power monitoring and management from anywhere in the world

Free community lets you connect, explore, share and ask questions January 27, 2016 – NFPA Xchange, the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) new, free online community, lets you connect with professionals worldwide, explore content, share ideas and ask questions. As the latest way to stay up-to-date on codes and standards related information, NFPA Xchange is now available to the public.NFPA Xchange allows users to search or browse information on topics ranging from fire protection systems, electrical, building and life safety, emergency response, and more.

Author, business consultant and CEO mentor, Mike Agugliaro, offers home service industry business owners a blueprint to success in just 4 days EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. Jan. 12, 2016 – Mike Agugliaro, co-owner of Gold Medal Service, a $28 million service business, and founder of CEO Warrior, a business mentoring and coaching service for home service business owners, will host an intensive, four-day CEO Fast Track Academy workshop in East Brunswick, New Jersey.

Scranton, PA…Arlington Industries Inc. is pleased to announce that the company was recognized by Springfield Electric Supply Co. as a Supplier of the Year for 2015 at Springfield Electric’s annual sales conference inearly December. Arlington was recognized for double-digit percent sales growth and improved GMROI over the prior year—as well as superior field and corporate support. Award Criteria: Percent of sales growth over the prior year GMROI enhancement over the prior year Administrative excellence Returns, Customer Service, Technical Support Electronic Commerce, Website

Klein Tools State of the Industry survey finds electricians are motivated by long-term work and prefer industrial builds (Lincolnshire, IL) – Klein Tools (, for professionals since 1857, today announced 2015 takeaways from its inaugural State of the Industry survey. The survey examined hundreds of U.S. electricians’ concerns and future projections for the industry. The most notable findings include why electricians are entering and leaving the industry, as well as their preferred project work. Entering the Field