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NEMA Launches Electroindustry Career Center

NEMA is pleased to announce the launch of eicareers.org, a full-service online career center designed exclusively for the electroindustry. 

Employers:

  • Post your job openings and search for potential employees
  • Browse resumes of active and passive job seekers
  • Pay only for the candidates (resumes) that are a good fit.

Job Seekers:

  • Anonymous resume bank
  • Job alert feature
  • Search job openings in a highly relevant niche career center.

 More information | Go to eicareers.org


Contracts | Mergers & Acquisitions | Awards


Contracts

ABB Won a $130 Million Contract With Poland's Grupa Lotos
ABB Ltd. recently announced that it won a US $130 million (Euro 97.6 million) contract from Grupa Lotos SA to provide engineering, procurement, and construction for a diesel desulphurization project in Gdansk, Poland. 12/12/06

Siemens Wins Major Order Worth 700 Million Euros From Qatar for Expansion and Modification of Power Supply System
Siemens Power Transmission and Distribution (PTD) recently announced that it has been awarded a large order worth over 700 million Euros by Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation for further expansion of the power supply system in Qatar. 12/08/06

Johnson Controls Project to Increase Energy Supply and Reduce Energy Demand for City of Baltimore
The City of Baltimore, Maryland, recently signed a $14 million contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. to build an energy generation facility fueled by methane gas and to update the existing facility with energy efficient technologies. 12/07/06

Siemens Awarded $28 Million Contract for JetBlue Airways’ Baggage Handling System With Integrated Security
Siemens Energy & Automation’s Airport Logistics Division, recently announced that it was awarded a $28 million contract from Turner Construction to design and build a baggage handling and inline security system for JetBlue Airways’ new Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. 12/06/06

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Lincoln Electric Announces Acquisition of Metrode Products Limited
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., recently announced that it has acquired Metrode Products Limited, a privately-held manufacturer of specialty consumables focused on the process and power generation industries. 12/11/06

Eaton Completes Acquisition of Schréder-Hazemeyer SA
Industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently announced that it has acquired the remaining 50 percent ownership of Schréder-Hazemeyer (S-H) from Schréder SA for an undisclosed cash amount. 12/07/06

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Awards

Robroy Industries Conduit Division Recognized for Call Center Customer Satisfaction Excellence by J.D. Powers and Associates
Robroy Industries Coated Conduit Division, manufacturers of Plasti-Bond RedH2OT, Perma-Cote and KorKap PVC-coated galvanized conduit, has recently been recognized for call center operation customer satisfaction excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program. 12/15/06

Hypertherm Wins “10 Best Companies to Work for” Honor for Seventh Time
Hypertherm, Inc., recently announced that for the seventh time, Business New Hampshire Magazine has selected it as one of its top “10 Best Companies to Work for.” 12/14/06

President of Schneider Electric USA Is Honored With Frost & Sullivan’s 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award
The Schneider Electric North American Operating Division recently announced that Chris Curtis, president of Schneider Electric USA, has been honored as a pioneer of sales and marketing with a 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award from Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company. 12/14/06

Siemens A&D Electronics Manufacturing Plant in Germany Is Factory of the Year 2006
Siemens Automation and Drivers (A&D) recently announced that the electronics manufacturing plant in Erlangen, Germany, has received the first place award for “Factory of the Year/Global Excellence in Operations (GEO)” for 2006. 12/05/06

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NEMA Announces Change to December Business Confidence Survey Release Date
NEMA Business Information Services, the economic analysis and market research arm of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, has announced a change to the release schedule for its Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) report for December 2006 only. 12/14/06

New NEMA Report Highlights Seismic Change Medical Imaging Has Had on U.S. Health Care—Innovations Lead to Patient-Centered Changes that Drive Utilization Growth
From enabling modern cardiovascular care to virtually eliminating exploratory surgery, medical imaging has radically changed the way medicine is practiced and how medical delivery is structured. 12/13/06

NEMA Gears Up to Push New Congress for Delay in Medicare Imaging Cuts -
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today announced that when the new Congress convenes in January 2007, it will continue its campaign to delay cuts in Medicare reimbursement for imaging services as mandated by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. 12/12/06

NEMA Wins Two Awards in Association Trends 2006 All-Media Contest
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is pleased to announce that its monthly magazine, electroindustry, has won the Silver Award, and NEMA’s new membership marketing package has won the Bronze Award in Association TRENDS 2006 All-Media Contest. 12/08/06

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NEMA Publishes ANSI_ANSLG C81.63-2006, American National Standard—Gauges for Electric Lamp Bases and Lampholders
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), on behalf of the American National Standard Lighting Group (ANSLG), has published ANSI_ANSLG C81.63-2006, American National Standard—Gauges for Electric Lamp Bases and Lampholders. 12/11/06

NEMA Publishes ANSI_ANSLG C82.14-2006, American National Standard for Lamp Ballasts—Low-Frequency Square Wave Electronic Ballasts—for Metal Halide Lamps
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), on behalf of the American National Standard Lighting Group (ANSLG) has published ANSI_ANSLG C82.14-2006, American National Standard for Lamp Ballasts—Low-Frequency Square Wave Electronic Ballasts—for Metal Halide Lamps. 12/04/06

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Microsoft Launches New Technology Bundle; Chooses Schneider Electric to Illustrate Innovation
Microsoft Corporation recently launched a new bundle of technology—Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office operating system, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. During its launch event, Microsoft chose Schneider Electric as a best practice case study to illustrate the use of Microsoft’s innovation. 12/18/06

Color Kinetics Extends OEM Sales Reach Via Distribution Agreement With Arrow Electronics
Color Kinetics Incorporated recently announced a distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc., an $11 billion provider of electronic components and computer products. 12/18/06

Lincoln Electric Equipment and Welding Wire Used in Ground Zero Rebuilding Effort
Lincoln Electric customer Banker Steel Co. LLC, a steel fabricator based in Lynchburg, Virginia, recently announced that it began construction on 27 massive columns that will serve as the foundation for the 1,776 foot tall Freedom Tower in New York City. 12/15/06

Kodak Provides Latest Digital X-Ray and Medical Information Systems to U.S. Olympic Training Center
U.S. Olympic Team Sponsor Eastman Kodak Company recently announced that it has provided state-of-the-art digital x-ray and information systems to assist medical professionals in providing on-site care for athletes living and training at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 12/13/06

Agfa HealthCare to Implement its Radiology Information System in Hospitals in Central Tuscany Region
Agfa HealthCare recently announced that it is launching the second phase of the Tuscan Medical Technology (TMT) hospital digitization project, in which it will install its integrated Radiology Information System (RIS) solution in the hospitals of the central Tuscany, Italy, region. 12/12/06

Premier Singapore Heart Center to Install Agfa Heartlab Cardiovascular Solution
Agfa HealthCare recently announced that it has signed a contract with the National Heart Centre of Singapore (NHC), the national referral center for cardiovascular diseases and part of the Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) public healthcare cluster. 12/11/06

Color Kinetics and Super Vision Reach Comprehensive Settlement
Color Kinetics Incorporated, an innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, and Super Vision International, Inc., a leader in solid-state LED and fiber optic lighting systems and controls, recently announced a joint settlement agreement ending all pending litigation between the two companies. 12/08/06

Kodak and NDMA Collaborate on Product-Integration Initiatives to Support Mammography Screening in Europe
Eastman Kodak Company’s Health Group and National Digital Medical Archive, Inc., (NDMA) recently announced that they are collaborating on product integration initiatives that support the European mammography market’s transition from analog imaging to digital imaging and information technology. 12/06/06

Cedara Software Partners with Medical Imaging Applications LLC to Provide a New Range of Ultrasound Based Tools for Cardiovascular Assessment
Cedara Software, a Merge Healthcare company and an independent developer of medical software technologies for the global healthcare market, recently announced a strategic partnership with Medical Imaging Applications LLC (MIA) of Coralville, Iowa. 12/05/06

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December 18, 2006
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