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Setting New Standards for a Transforming Industry

Setting New Standards for a Transforming Industry

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Amy Huntington, Philips Lighting CEO, Market Group Americas Never has there been a more exciting time to be part of the lighting industry. Although we have witnessed many technological shifts, none has been quite as disruptive as the industry’s emerging digital transformation. The introduction of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) provided an efficient way to save energy, but the real value is realized when connected Read more […]

Aiding the Transformation

Aiding the Transformation

This piece was originally published as the chairwoman’s column in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Maryrose Sylvester, Chair, NEMA Board of Governors When I became chair of the NEMA Board of Governors, I said that I believe in our industry’s place in the future, and that’s still true today. We should embrace the notion that the electrical and medical imaging industries have the imperative to enact meaningful changes for the betterment of our society through our products, Read more […]

Working the Case for Workforce Development

Working the Case for Workforce Development

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Jonathan Stewart, Government Relations Manager, NEMA In July, the NEMA Board of Governors approved a strategic initiative for 2017 that will address a major challenge facing today’s electrical manufacturing industry: workforce development. Despite real advancements in manufacturing technologies such as systems automation and 3D printing, the age-old axiom that a company is only as good as its employees Read more […]