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Anniversary Gift

Schneider makes $750K donation to its 20-year partner We may have questioned Schneider Electric a bit when discussing their new remote maintenance platform two weeks ago, but the latest news from the company is nearly infallible. Schneider renewed its partnership with Habitat for Humanity this year, marking the 20th year of their commitment to making affordable […]

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Electroindustry confidence index indicates improvement in April

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s April Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American business conditions indicated continued improvement in the business environment. The index edged up to 66.7 from the 65.9 recorded in March. By contrast, confidence in future business conditions declined in April but remains firmly in positive territory, according to NEMA. […]

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NEMA issues guidance for spring floods

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), is encouraging local electrical inspectors and residents to refer to its Evaluating Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment publication when assessing electrical equipment that has been submerged.  Areas in North Dakota, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan are bracing for seasonal flooding. The document includes a table that provides requirements and recommendations […]

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Motor shipments fell sharply in third quarter of 2012

Demand for motors declined for the first time this year during the third quarter  of 2012 as the National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) Motors Shipments Index fell 19.1% from the previous quarter. This backslide follows on the heels of a 5.4% gain posted in the second quarter and a 5.9% gain recorded in the first […]

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Economic activity in manufacturing contracts in November

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in November following two months of modest expansion, while the overall economy grew for the 42nd consecutive month, according to U.S. supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business. The report is published monthly by the Institute for Supply Management, a global association that serves the […]

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Schneider Electric advises electrical equipment precautions for Hurricane Isaac

Schneider Electric, a global energy management company that inspects, tests and reconditions electrical equipment, is urging businesses to take “every precaution” with electrical equipment in preparation for Hurricane Isaac. The following precautions are recommended by Schneider Electric to ensure employee safety and avoid costly damage both to physical equipment and the financial losses of a […]

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