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Council Seeks Input from NEMA/MITA Members

Council Seeks Input from NEMA/MITA Members

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Alex Boesenberg, Senior Manager of Regulatory Affairs, NEMA The NEMA Additive Manufacturing Council (AMC) continues to welcome additions. The NEMA AMC was formed to continue the work of a 2019 Strategic Initiative. The mission of the AMC is to 1) gather and develop useful information for NEMA Members to benefit business planning, 2) facilitate partnerships between NEMA Members and manufacturers of AM equipment, Read more […]

I Am NEMA | Andrei Moldoveanu

I Am NEMA | Andrei Moldoveanu

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. Andrei Moldoveanu I first joined NEMA as a Member about 30 years ago. I was working for a NEMA Member company and was responsible for a line of products that needed a boost. My boss recommended  getting it covered by a relevant code or Standard, so joining NEMA was the natural next step. As a Member, I learned the true meaning of consensus, due process, alliances, patience, and…

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Squair Serves on DOT Lithium Battery Advisory Committee

Squair Serves on DOT Lithium Battery Advisory Committee

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA Phil Squair, NEMA Vice President, Government Relations, is a member of the federal Lithium Battery Air Safety Advisory Committee. Launched in January 2020, the committee promotes communication among manufacturers of lithium batteries and products containing lithium batteries, air carriers, and the federal government. The committee also advises the Read more […]

COVID NEMA Member Spotlight

COVID NEMA Member Spotlight

This piece was originally published in the May/June 2020 issue of electroindustry. Several NEMA Members are on the front lines addressing critical infrastructure needs to combat the global COVID-19 pandemic. ABB ELECTRIFICATION OFFERS FREE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS THROUGHOUT 2020 From remote monitoring and diagnostics for uninterruptible power supplies for critical healthcare applications to energy and building management solutions for utilities and commercial and industrial facilities, ABB Read more […]

I Am NEMA | Laurie Soucy

I Am NEMA | Laurie Soucy

This piece was originally published in the March/April 2020 issue of electroindustry. by Laurie Soucy, Director, Statistical Operations, NEMA As the Director of Statistical Operations for NEMA/BIS I have the opportunity to work across all Divisions of NEMA. While I oversee all of the statistical reports, I am personally responsible for managing the Lighting Division statistical reports. This includes collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical reports as well as managing Member committees Read more […]

I Am the Electroindustry | Ben Schuler

I Am the Electroindustry | Ben Schuler

This piece was originally published in the January/February 2020 issue of electroindustry. Ben Schuler, Founder and CEO, Infinitum Electric In a world of constant technological advancement and evolution, the electric motor has managed to remain virtually unchanged since its invention over a century ago. When I founded Infinitum Electric in 2016, I set out to change that. Much like the NEMA commitment to advancing industry Standards, Infinitum prides itself in raising the electric motor bar when Read more […]

Updated Standard for Electric Lamps Includes Revised Specification Sheets

Updated Standard for Electric Lamps Includes Revised Specification Sheets

This piece was originally published in the November/December 2019 issue of electroindustry. Ann Brandstadter, Manager, Standards Publications and Marketing, NEMA American National Standard for Gauges for Electric Lamp Bases and Lampholders is a lighting industry Standard that now includes updated specifications for base gauges (caps) and lampholders for electric lamps, including ANSI and IEC lamp base (cap) and lampholder gauge sheets. ANSI C81.63-2019 is available for $500 in hard copy Read more […]

NEMA Goes Back to College

NEMA Goes Back to College

This piece was originally published in the November/December 2019 issue of electroindustry. Daniel Abbate, Industry Director, NEMA NEMA staffers Danny Abbate, Industry Director for Building Infrastructure, and Muhammad Ali, Program Manager, attended and completed the Robroy Corrosion College in Gilmer, Texas, in August. Corrosion College provides hands-on experience in understanding the process of corrosion through two days of intensive instruction conducted by professionals in the field Read more […]

Gliebe Honored

Gliebe Honored

This piece was originally published in the September/October 2019 issue of electroindustry. RIght: John Caskey, Former NEMA VP of operations, presents Mark Gliebe   with the EIC Golden Omega Award for his contributions to the electroindustry. For 60 years, NEMA and the IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference have celebrated people who have contributed significantly to the field of science and technology. This year, NEMA had the honor of presenting the Golden Omega Award to NEMA Board of Governors Read more […]

Muhammad Ali Earns Top SES Award

Muhammad Ali Earns Top SES Award

This piece was originally published in the September/October 2019 issue of electroindustry. The Society for Standards Professionals (SES) presented its Emerging Professional Award to Muhammad Ali, AStd, Technical Program Manager for the NEMA Building Infrastructure Division. SES honored Ali for his distinguished contributions to the Standards profession and for demonstrating leadership qualities among colleagues in the field. “This is a much-deserved award for Ali, recognizing the hard work Read more […]