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2.27.2014

Allied Sprinkler Pipe Meets “Lead-Free” Definition


The new definition for “lead-free” in the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) went into effect January 4, 2014, leading to questions from our customers concerning compliance of Allied’s sprinkler pipe to the new definition and to NSF/ANSI 61, Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects.  Section 3.5 of NSF/ANSI…


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1.7.2013

Unistrut’s President opens new warehouses and offices in Australia on Park Avenue


In October Steve Elsdon, President of Unistrut International Corporation, visited the Australian business to officially open their new facility in the APAC region.   This new Unistrut premises is located at 26 Park Avenue, Woodville North near Adelaide in the state of South Australia and replaces the old premises in…


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1.7.2013

Unistrut® Introduces New Pipe Hanger Product Line


Unistrut would like to announce our new line of Pipe Hangers, a complete product line designed for the support of commercial, industrial, electrical and mechanical projects. “The new P8000 product series continues to expand Unistrut’s largest product offering in the industry,’ said Joel Piatt, Director of Sales for Unistrut. Our…


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1.7.2013

Locust Electric Lends Their Expertise To Major Furniture Retailer Ikea


When Byers Electric was finalizing plans for a large rooftop solar project for a major furniture retailer they were concerned about the supports on the original specifications. The installation crew was worried about transporting the heavy pieces onto the rooftop. The product that was shown in the drawings had an…


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1.7.2013

100,000 Feet of MC Tuff® Cable on UMass Boston $113M Arts/Science Center Project


The UMass Boston Arts/Science Center is a $113 million dollar construction project that recently broke ground.  It features 25 classrooms, 4 discussion halls, a 500 seat lecture hall and a theater that will hold up to 200 people. The facility is expected to be open for student use by the…


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8.15.2012

Make Installation Easier with Unistrut® Solar Framing Components


With fuel costs continuing to rise and global warming becoming more and more of a concern the search for alternative energy sources is as important as ever. For the last several years solar energy has been one of the fastest growing alternative energy segments. Unistrut metal framing has been an…


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8.15.2012

Contractor Council Meetings Aid in Building Relationships


AFC Cable Systems®, Inc. has organized and kicked off what they plan to be annual Contractor Council Meetings. The AFC Contractors Council is an organized group of electrical construction leaders with the goal of improving contractor to manufacturer interfacing for the development of the industry. The June meeting provided an…


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8.15.2012

Laser Cutting Equipment Reduces Costs for Mechanical Tube Users


One of the most cost-effective and versatile pieces of equipment in our facility is the laser tube cutter. It has the capability to cut various shapes of tubing including: round, square, rectangle and flat-sided oval at very tight tolerances. The laser cutter is accurate to within .001” for all dimensions.…


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8.15.2012

Data Center Goes Online with Custom Ceiling Grid


A local developer in Australia had received a contract to build two data halls. They needed to construct a ceiling support grid to house multiple layers of cable baskets to feed UTP and fiber optic cables into the server racks. Through a partnership program the contractor directly engaged with the…


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8.15.2012

Full-Service Construction Firm Completes Canadian Solar Project


When Resco Energy was looking for a vendor to build a 140kw solar power system on the vehicle storage garage in Kingston, Ontario, their objective was to locate a single source that could complete the project from design through installation. Since this wasn’t a traditional set-up, they needed to find…


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