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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 spoke at the 37th annual convention of the National Chamber of Electrical Manufacturers (CANAME) on October 6–9 in Quintana Roo, Read more […]

Harmonization: Good for Business

Harmonization: Good for Business

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Danny Abbate, Industry Director, Commercial Products, NEMA Most engineering and business students receive only a cursory introduction to standards and harmonization when studying for their undergraduate degrees. The leaders of tomorrow do not understand why standards and harmonization are important. Simply put, harmonization allows manufacturers to use one standard, for one test, to follow only one set of Read more […]

Efforts in Mexico and Latin America Pay Off

Efforts in Mexico and Latin America Pay Off

This piece was originally published in the July 2016 issue of electroindustry. Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA   Already, 2016 is proving to be a successful year for NEMA’s activities in Mexico and Latin America. From product standards to energy efficiency and market development, NEMA is engaged. Gustavo Dominguez Poo and Ricardo Vazquez conduct day-to-day operations at the NEMA regional office in Mexico City. They coordinate activities with NEMA staff Read more […]

COPANT Focuses on Trade Facilitation while Debating IEC’s Master Plan

COPANT Focuses on Trade Facilitation while Debating IEC’s Master Plan

This piece was originally published in the June 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. Joel Solis, Conformity Assessment Manager for Technical Policy, NEMA The Pan American Standards Council (COPANT) held its annual general assembly in April in Guayaquil, Ecuador. César Díaz Guevara, executive director of the Ecuadorian Service Standards (INEN), welcomed the 80 delegates and attendees, including European, Australian, and first-time, large Japanese contingents. Mr. Díaz Read more […]