Archive for February, 2011

International power transmission/fluid power expo set to open in March

February 23, 2011
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Las Vegas, NV — The International Exposition for Power Transmission (known as IFPE) will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, from March 22-26, 2011. IFPE is an international exposition and technical conference devoted to power transmission/motion control and fluid power, as applied through hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical...
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NECA Speaks Out on Electric Vehicle Opportunities

February 18, 2011
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The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has issued a position statement advocating for the creation of a safe and accessible charging infrastructure to promote and support expanded use of electric vehicles nationwide. NECA’s electrical contractor members are committed to providing installations of the latest electrical vehicle supply equipment for residences and public facilities. “NECA...
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DOE Releases New Analysis Showing Significant Advances in Electric Vehicle Deployment

February 16, 2011
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DOE Releases New Analysis Showing Significant Advances in Electric Vehicle Deployment

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy today released One Million Electric Vehicles by 2015 (pdf – 220 kb), an analysis of advances in electric vehicle deployment and progress to date in meeting President Obama’s goal of putting one million electric vehicles on the road by 2015. The analysis shows that while the goal...
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WESCO International’s Fourth Quarter Results

February 11, 2011
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WESCO Closes Book on 2010 Sales at WESCO International increased 9.5% in 2010 to $5.06 billion. Q4/2010 sales were $1.33 billion, up 17.6% over the same quarter in 2009. Historical look: Sales in 2009 were $4.6 billion, 2008 = $6.1 billion, 2007 = $6 billion, and 2006 = $5.3 billion. Q4 marked “a strong...
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NEC in the Facility

February 7, 2011
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NEC in the Facility

NEC Code violations are more costly than you think, and missing the compliance deadline can actually add more violations – one for each day! Read more about violations and how to avoid them on EC&M’s MRO Insider. Stay up to date on Code changes with WESCO’s 2011 edition of the NEC Code Change catalog....
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