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From the Chairman| Raj Batra

From the Chairman| Raj Batra

This piece was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of electroindustry. Happy New Year! I am pleased to welcome you to this issue of electroindustry devoted to “Changing Energy Markets.” The start of a new decade is a fitting time to consider how the dramatic shift in the energy market seen over the last 10 years is expected to evolve over the next 10 years. Currently, there are one million e-vehicles on the road in the U.S. By 2030,…

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Endnotes from the President | Kevin J. Cosgriff

Endnotes from the President | Kevin J. Cosgriff

This piece was originally published in the November/December 2019 issue of electroindustry. The electricity sector may account for only 2 percent of U.S. GDP, but the other 98 percent of the economy depends on it virtually 100 percent of the time. Behind the electronics and electrical products that power modern life are essential—but largely out-of-sight—building infrastructure technologies. Said differently: “What’s behind your walls?” The impact these quality products have on modern Read more […]

Embrace Technological Change

Embrace Technological Change

This piece was originally published in the November/December 2019 issue of electroindustry. Mark W. Wingate, President, Maxivolt Corporation Mark W. Wingate is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Maxivolt Corporation. He is involved globally with Standards development and disruptive technology, has trained scores of people and authored numerous technical papers, and serves as an adviser to multiple boards and committees. As Bob Dylan’s title track song from his 1964 record says, “The Read more […]

From the Chair | Raj Batra

From the Chair | Raj Batra

This piece was originally published in the November/December 2019 issue of electroindustry. Unless a washing machine is zapped or an overhead light fizzles out, most people don’t notice the electrical infrastructure at home or work that powers and enables their modern lives. Like an audience for a Broadway production, we’re dazzled by the actors in front of us, paying little attention to the stage crew that keeps the show moving behind the scenes. Like Broadway stagehands, most of the electrical…

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From the Chairman | Mark J. Gliebe

From the Chairman | Mark J. Gliebe

This piece was originally published in the September/October 2019 issue of electroindustry. Each year, the NEMA Board of Governors meets to review the successes and challenges of the past year and map out the next. One of the activities I look forward to the most is the update on the current year’s Strategic Initiatives and the projects to be undertaken the following year. The Strategic Initiatives research issues that manufacturers are facing and give NEMA manufacturers insights unique to our…

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ENDNOTES FROM THE PRESIDENT | Kevin J. Cosgriff

ENDNOTES FROM THE PRESIDENT | Kevin J. Cosgriff

This piece was originally published in the July/August 2019 issue of electroindustry. Chances are you are reading this indoors. We spend almost our entire lives in buildings. Whether at home at work, learning in school, or recuperating at a hospital, buildings are integral to our lives. Consequently, NEMA and electrical manufacturers are working to make sure we are safe, healthy, and productive in those buildings. Here is a snapshot of some of the important work at NEMA to improve building performance: Improving…

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