It’s official! Wesco is acquiring Anixter in US$4.5-billion dealJanuary 14, 2020
“The transformational combination of Wesco and Anixter will create a premier electrical and data communications distribution and supply chain services company.”
Marie-Eve Poulin joins Dura-Line Canada’s sales teamJanuary 9, 2020
Marie-Eve Poulin is the newest addition to Dura-Line Canada’s sales team, and will start in her new role on Jan. 20, 2020. Marie brings extensive experience in the Canadian telecommunications and conduit industry from both a sales and end user…
Wesco submits revised proposal to acquire Anixter for $97/shareJanuary 8, 2020
Wesco International, a provider of electrical, industrial and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, advanced supply chain management and logistics services, has submitted a revised proposal to the board of directors of Anixter International to acquire the company for…
Deadline nears for IEEE World Forum paper submissionsDecember 16, 2019
The IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2020) is now accepting Late Breaking News papers. The IEEE WF-IoT 2020 technical program will include oral and poster sessions, student paper contest, MSc/PhD Forum, demo sessions, special sessions and…
John H. Daniels named BICSI’s executive director and CEODecember 13, 2019
BICSI’s Board of Directors have announced that they have selected John H. Daniels as the association’s new executive director and CEO, effective January 1, 2020. “BICSI and the ICT industry is approaching a time of growth and opportunity,” said BICSI president-elect Todd…
Sobeys pilots Canada’s first intelligent shopping cartNovember 20, 2019
Starting in late October, Sobeys began piloting the Sobeys Smart Cart, the first intelligent shopping cart, in its Glen Abbey location in Oakville, Ont. The technology-enhanced shopping cart was designed to improve the in-store experience, including one of the most…
BICSI announces 2020-21 board membersOctober 22, 2019
BICSI has announced its 2019 Board of Directors, following balloting that ended on Sept. 30, 2019. The five new Board members will serve two-year terms. The newly-elected Board members are Carol Everett Oliver, president-elect; David M. Richards, treasurer; Barry Shambrook,…
BIoT Canada welcomes new editor: Kavita!September 10, 2019
Kavita Sabharwal-Chomiuk takes over editorial responsibilities for both BIoT Canada—“the intelligent buildings infrastructure magazine”—and Electrical Business Magazine.
Whitepaper discusses 5G and cybersecurity issuesAugust 8, 2019
The 5G Americas publication defines the threats to 5G security and the ongoing standards development to keep it safe.
CABA collaborating with the DesignLights ConsortiumJuly 3, 2019
With the goal to “wherever possible, share information and work in a collaborative manner on connected home and intelligent building issues,” the scope of the DLC-CABA Reciprocal Agreement paves the way for mutually beneficial actions.