ANSI Recognizes Standardization Leaders

ANSI Recognizes Standardization Leaders

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Ken Gettman, Director, International Standards, NEMA The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) honored leaders of the U.S. and global voluntary standards and conformity assessment community for contributions to and accomplishments in the industry at the 2016 ANSI Awards Banquet…

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Looking to the Future of Trade Agreements

Looking to the Future of Trade Agreements

Assessing the Effects of Trade on U.S. Electroindustry This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs As the U.S. prepares for a new president and Congress, international trade agreements appear to face a daunting future. President-elect Donald Trump and congressional…

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Electricity Opportunities Dominate CANAME Convention

Electricity Opportunities Dominate CANAME Convention

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Gustavo Dominguez Poo, Director, Latin America, NEMA Mexico is undergoing groundbreaking reforms in its electricity sector in order to create competition, attract investment, and improve efficiency and service, according to a series of senior government and industry leaders who…

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‘Tis the Season to Change the Codes

‘Tis the Season to Change the Codes

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Jack Lyons, Northeast Field Representative, NEMA   The 2017 National Electrical Code® (NEC) has been published, seminars have been held to discuss the changes, and regulatory agencies have begun their work reviewing these changes and promulgating adoption of the…

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Chris Curtis Accepts Bernard H. Falk Award

Chris Curtis Accepts Bernard H. Falk Award

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Culminating NEMA’s 90th Annual Membership Meeting, Christopher B. Curtis accepted the Bernard H. Falk Award, NEMA’s highest honor. The award recognizes individuals with outstanding achievements in technology, management, public affairs, and other fields important to the electroindustry. Mr. Curtis,…

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Reliance Controls Dedicated to Quality, Customer Service, and NEMA

Reliance Controls Dedicated to Quality, Customer Service, and NEMA

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. A family-owned business since 1909 and a leader in electrical manufacturing innovation, Reliance Controls Corporation is the 2016 winner of the Business Innovation Council (BIC) Illuminations Award for its demonstrated success in entrepreneurism and advanced technology in manufacturing automatic…

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Kite & Key Award Winners Dedicated to Codes, Standards, Advocacy

Kite & Key Award Winners Dedicated to Codes, Standards, Advocacy

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. The Kite & Key Award recognizes industry leaders whose pioneering innovations epitomize the best in codes, standards, and advocacy. The 2016 award winners are Roger Daugherty, PhD, Baldor Electric Company, a member of ABB; and James Wright, Siemens Industry….

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Energy Storage Workshop Promotes Grid Technologies

Energy Storage Workshop Promotes Grid Technologies

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Gene Eckhart, Consultant, NEMA NEMA collaborated with China’s National Energy Administration (NEA), the two state-owned electric utilities (State Grid Corporation of China and China Southern Grid Corporation), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to organize a one-day workshop…

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