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On Oct. 13, Leviton and Electrical Contractor magazine hosted a free webinar about the latest code requirements, specific applications, options available and troubleshooting tips. Bill Grande, Director of Product Management at Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc. offered valuable insight on these topics in a presentation that lasted about 30 minutes, and there was an extended Q&A session in which attendees asked many poignant and challenging questions.

SCRANTON, Penn. and STRATFORD, Conn. (October 19, 2017) – Arlington Industries, Inc. and Bridgeport Fittings, Inc. today announced that they have reached an agreement that settles all litigation currently pending between the companies. In connection with this settlement, Arlington has received payment of $1.37 million for the judgment in case No. 3:06-cv-1105 in the Middle District of Pennsylvania against Bridgeport’s 3838ASP and 3838SP Whipper-Snap Duplex connectors. Bridgeport has dismissed its appeal from that judgment and Arlington has dismissed its cross-appeal seeking attorney’s fees.

Harvey, Illinois, Oct. 2, 2017 -- Atkore International Group Inc. (“Atkore”), today announced that it has acquired Calpipe Industries, LLC., a market leader for electrical conduit systems for corrosive environments and security bollards for high security, access control and architectural environments (www.calpipe.com).

  What’s the difference between pipe and conduit? This video explores the various benefits of stainless conduit over pipe. Calbrite offers a complete line of stainless steel conduit, fittings and accessories engineered for superior wire & cable protections in corrosive and sanitary environments.

ROSSLYN, Va., July 18, 2107—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA WD-AG 1-2017 Application Guide for Isolated Ground Wiring Devices to include new requirements under the 2017 National Electrical Code® (NEC). This revision also covers wiring devices and accessories intended to help protect sensitive equipment from malfunction due to electrical noise on the equipment grounding path.

MUNICH & ARLINGTON, Va.—Siemens AG (“Siemens”) and The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES, “AES”) announced today their agreement to form a new global energy storage technology and services company under the name Fluence. The joint venture will bring together AES’ ten years of industry-defining experience deploying energy storage in seven countries with over a century of Siemens’ energy technology leadership and its global sales presence in more than 160 countries.

Editor's Note: This webinar broadcast has concluded. However, a recording is available here. Every three years, the National Electrical Code (NEC) is updated to reflect the newest installation practices utilized by the electrical industry, bringing about hundreds of revisions and new rules to the code.After a successful webinar series in the fall of 2016, we're revisiting the topic in a single, condensed, informative event.

Bethesda, MD — The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) announces the release of NECA 416 – 2016, Recommended Practice for Installing Energy Storage Systems (ESS) the latest addition to the ANSI-approved National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS®) series. NECA 416 describes methods and procedures used for installing multiple types energy storage systems. It also includes information about controlling and managing energy storage systems, in addition to commissioning and maintaining energy storage systems.

Company continues to invest in U.S. manufacturing June 7, 2017 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools today announced the acquisition of the General Machine Products Company (GMP) business based in Trevose, Pennsylvania. Klein Tools acquired substantially all of the business assets of GMP, with no further specifics of the asset transaction terms disclosed. GMP, a third-generation business owned and operated by the Pfundt family since 1936, is recognized as a premier worldwide supplier of specialty cable placement tools and equipment.

Lutron brings its rst Experience Centre outside North America to one of the world’s foremost design capitals London (18 May 2017) — Known for its wide range of light and blind control solutions, Lutron Electronics today opened its newest facility, the European Experience Centre, in London.

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