Industry Roundup: News from the Manufacturers


Alerton, Redmond, Wash., was selected to provide the building automation system for the Bahrain City Center in Manama, capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Cooper Lighting, Peachtree City, Ga., has acquired Illinois-based io Lighting, a light-emitting diode (LED) commercial lighting fixture company.

Corning Cable Systems LLC, Hickory, N.C., announced a 10G Connectivity Resource Center, an online Web site created to provide factual information about 10G connectivity for enterprise networks. The Resource Center is at .

Halsey Taylor,
Oak Brook, Ill., a manufacturer of water coolers and drinking fountains, is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year.

Johnson Controls, Milwaukee, announced that components of the Metasys building management system—along with intelligent fire controller (IFC) models IFC-320, IFC2-640, and IFC2-3030—are compliant with UL revised standard for Smoke Control Systems and Equipment, UL 864 UUKL 9th edition.

Meter-Treater, Lake Park, Fla., announced the completion of its UL 1449 3rd Edition testing on its line of AC Power Surge Protection Devices.

Office Depot, Delray Beach, will both build and open its first USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified retail store in Austin, Texas in mid-2008.

Leviton, Little Neck, N.Y., has announced the passing of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Harold Leviton, at the age of 90.

Schneider Electric’s North American Operating Division celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Square D plant in Lexington, Ky., on Sept. 27.

No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
BIM coordination; MEP projects; NFPA 13; Data center Q&A; Networked lighting controls; 2017 Product of the Year finalists
Emergency lighting; NFPA 3 and 4; Integrated building systems; Smart lighting, HVAC design
Designing for energy efficiency; Understanding and applying NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities; Integrating commissioning and testing for fire alarm systems; Optimizing unitary pumping solutions
Tying a microgrid to the smart grid; Paralleling generator systems; Previewing NEC 2017 changes
Driving motor efficiency; Preventing Arc Flash in mission critical facilities; Integrating alternative power and existing electrical systems
Putting COPS into context; Designing medium-voltage electrical systems; Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers; The nine steps of designing generator fuel systems
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
click me