Industry Roundup: News from the Suppliers – 2007-03-22

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff March 22, 2007

Coleman Cable, Waukegan, Ill., has agreed to acquire all of the equity interests in Copperfield LLC, Bremen, Ind.

Invensys Controls, Carol Stream, Ill., has launched a completely revamped website for their FireX .

The Geberit Group, Des Plaines, Ill., has announced a North American partnership with Duravit, a German-based manufacturer of sanitary ceramics, bath furniture and wellness products. These two segment leaders will combine efforts to develop the concealed installation system and wall-hung toilet market in North America.

Graybar, the St. Louis-based distributor of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics services, recently joined the APC Gold Certified Partner Program . APC recently joined with MGE UPS Systems to become the Critical Power & Cooling Services business unit of Schneider Electric.

Honeywell, Minneapolis, announced last week that it had been awarded a $4.7-million contract to implement an energy-efficiency program that will significantly reduce electricity use in small hotels and motels throughout the Pacific Gas & Electric service territory in northern and central California.

Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., announced that initial test results from a study conducted in one of Philadelphia’s newest high-rise office towers confirm the claim that its EcoSystem lighting control system can reduce an office building’s lighting energy use by up to 60% in facilities that are already ASHRAE/IESNA-compliant.